Aspire '22

Queensland Ballet Academy

Queensland Ballet Academy

#A shining season of emerging artistic talent

Be swept away by challenging and diverse choreographic works as Queensland Ballet Academy’s annual Aspire returns for another shining season of emerging talent.  

A showcase of the Pre-Professional Program dancers’ artistic depth and technical flair, Aspire celebrates the talent and aptitude of these young dancers on the brink of entering into the profession of dance. 

Audiences will be captivated by diverse and emotive works in classical and neo-classical styles, while the dancers are challenged with performing both ensemble and soloist roles.  

Queensland Ballet Academy's Pre-Professional Program serves as a finishing year for those pursuing a professional career as a dancer. The full-time program provides students with the preparation and training they require before joining a professional company, developing their skills to the highest artistic and technical standards.  

Witness the drive and creativity of these aspiring dancers in this very special season. 


Holberg Suite

Choreography: Greg Horsman
Music: Edvard Grieg

Mil Besos

Choreography: Amelia Waller
Music: Solo Compas, Paco Peña, Parcels, Conchita Velasco

A Twist of Broadway

Choreography: Paul Boyd
Music: Leonard Bernstein
George and Ira Gershwin

Please note that all performances are to recorded music.

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Tickets on sale now. Academy Program discount ticket allocation exhausted.

Reserved seating

Queensland Ballet Academy

Gate 1, 101 L'Estrange Tce
Kelvin Grove


Approximately 1 hour 25 minutes, including a 20-minute interval


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Queensland Ballet Academy

Queensland Ballet Academy

Queensland Ballet Academy is a state-of-the-art facility designed to help aspiring young dancers on their journey towards a professional career. The Academy includes world-class facilities for students to train and perform in, developing their skills now for the future.

We acknowledge the traditional custodians of the land on which we work and perform. Long before we performed on this land, it played host to the dance expression of our First Peoples. We pay our respects to their Elders — past, present and emerging — and acknowledge the valuable contribution they have made and continue to make to the cultural landscape of this country.

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