Queensland Ballet Academy at Kelvin Grove State College

Queensland Ballet Academy at Kelvin Grove State College

The Queensland Government, through the $1.3 billion Building Future Schools Fund, is investing in a state-of-the-art Queensland Ballet Academy at Kelvin Grove State College (SC).

Upon completion in 2020, the new facility will enable students to complete their dance and academic studies on a single college campus, reducing travel time to off-site dance facilities.

The Queensland Ballet Academy at Kelvin Grove SC will be a one-of-a-kind Queensland state school facility, supporting student development to the highest artistic and technical standards and providing a secondary school pathway for talented young dancers to a professional career in ballet or dance.

The academy highlights Kelvin Grove SC’s 30-year strong partnership with Queensland Ballet and will attract elite dance students from across Australia and overseas to train at the exceptional facility under the vibrant, creative direction of Queensland Ballet.

For information on enrolling in the ballet excellence program at Kelvin Grove SC, visit the school’s website.

Construction update

The Kelvin Grove SC, Ballet Academy construction contract was awarded to Paynters Pty Ltd and construction commenced in early 2019.

Construction of the academy includes the delivery of six large dance studios and a range of support facilities including multi-purpose rooms, staff rooms and a physiotherapy room.

The building foundations and first floor slab are now complete, with structural work continuing.

Watch the time-lapse video in the video gallery to see the progress on the ballet academy.

Last updated 15 July 2019.


Queensland Ballet Academy at Kelvin Grove State College

The Queensland Government, through the $1.3 billion Building Future Schools Fund, is investing in a state-of-the-art Queensland Ballet Academy at Kelvin Grove State College (SC).

Upon completion in 2020, the new facility will enable students to complete their dance and academic studies on a single college campus, reducing travel time to off-site dance facilities.

The Queensland Ballet Academy at Kelvin Grove SC will be a one-of-a-kind Queensland state school facility, supporting student development to the highest artistic and technical standards and providing a secondary school pathway for talented young dancers to a professional career in ballet or dance.

The academy highlights Kelvin Grove SC’s 30-year strong partnership with Queensland Ballet and will attract elite dance students from across Australia and overseas to train at the exceptional facility under the vibrant, creative direction of Queensland Ballet.

For information on enrolling in the ballet excellence program at Kelvin Grove SC, visit the school’s website.

Construction update

The Kelvin Grove SC, Ballet Academy construction contract was awarded to Paynters Pty Ltd and construction commenced in early 2019.

Construction of the academy includes the delivery of six large dance studios and a range of support facilities including multi-purpose rooms, staff rooms and a physiotherapy room.

The building foundations and first floor slab are now complete, with structural work continuing.

Watch the time-lapse video in the video gallery to see the progress on the ballet academy.

Last updated 15 July 2019.