Queensland Ballet pirouetting into the Southern Downs for FREE educational workshops
10 June 2019
your ballet slippers and limber up because Queensland Ballet is coming to the
Downs Regional Council and Queensland Ballet (QB) are teaming together to offer
QB’s regional community classes, a series of free workshops that offer
outstanding teaching and coaching from highly skilled QB Teaching Artists.
Ballet will hold their community workshops for children aged six to 17 in
Warwick on Wednesday, 19 June at Warwick Town Hall and in Stanthorpe on
Thursday, 20 June at the Stanthorpe Civic Centre.
for Finance, Governance and The Arts Jo McNally said Queensland Ballet’s
community workshops offer a wonderful opportunity for the region’s budding
Ballet is world renowned, and any child interested in ballet will not want to miss
this special opportunity to experience the expertise of Australia’s best ballet
teachers,” Cr McNally said.
bring our communities together and enrich the culture of our region.
“We are very
excited to have Queensland Ballet here in the Southern Downs offering their
world-class workshops, and we encourage all our young aspiring ballet dancers
Ballet is also visiting Warwick State High School and The School of Total
Education on 20 June and Stanthorpe State High School and Greenlands State
School on 21 June to deliver free in-school workshops.
Ballet has undergone a revival since internationally acclaimed dancer Li Cunxin
joined the company in 2013 as Artistic Director.
Mr Li said
Queensland Ballet is delighted to provide regional communities the chance to
experience the classes and teaching expertise QB is renowned for.
“The aim of
our regional tour is to inspire regional Queenslanders to experience the
physical, social and emotional benefits of dance through accessible arts
Ballet will visit 24 communities during their regional tour of Queensland from
20 May to 7 July. Nearly 4200 ballet enthusiasts attended QB’s regional tour in
information and to register your interest to attend one of these workshops,
To keep up
to date with all the news and events across the Southern Downs, visit
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