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Queensland Ballet Academy holds first Open Day

Queensland Ballet Academy. Photo by David Kelly.
Queensland Ballet Academy. Photo by David Kelly.

On Thursday, 15 July from 3:15-6pm, Queensland Ballet Academy will hold its first Open Day since opening its state-of-the-art building in March 2020. This event will be hosted in conjunction with Kelvin Grove State College’s Open Day.

During Open Day, prospective students and their families will have the opportunity to tour the Academy’s facilities, attend an information session, observe dance lessons and enter a prize giveaway. Visitors can also explore Kelvin Grove State College’s campus and learn about the College’s academic offering, its excellence programs, university programs, entrepreneurial programs, and futures-focused industry partnerships and programs.

Commenting on the Open Day, Academy Director Christian Tátchev said, “Our upcoming Open Day is the perfect opportunity for aspiring young dancers who are serious about becoming professional artists, to discover more about our training and our values. They will also have the opportunity to find out more about the invaluable partnership we hold with Kelvin Grove State College. This partnership allows us to nurture dancers who are not only training in line with the professional dance industry but who are also academically empowered. I look forward to welcoming our Open Day participants and sharing our vision with them.”

Open Day attendance is free of charge for all visitors. For those wishing to receive more information prior to and post-event, a registration form is available at kelvingrovesc.eq.edu.au/enrolments/open-days with option to tick ‘Qld Ballet Academy’ as an area of interest.

Goodies for the Prize Giveaway include an at-home training pack donated by Harlequin floors which includes a ballet barre and practise mat. Second prize is a family pass to the Queensland Ballet Academy Gala; and third prize is a 12-month QB Youth Membership, opening the door to exciting ballet classes, workshops and more.

Queensland Ballet Academy is the official training school of Queensland Ballet. For more information about the Academy and its programs, visit www.queenslandballet.com.au/academy.

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