Dance Troupe is an extra-curricular program for students who are passionate about dance and performance.
Achieving success at performances and eisteddfods throughout the year, the program caters for students of varied ages and dance experience.
Students train in a range of genres:
View the Dance Troupe requirements for girls and boys (PDF, 27 KB).
Contact the Master in Charge if you would like more information.
At the beginning of each school year, students may audition to be a part of one of the troupes.
Junior Dance Troupe
Female and male students Year 7 to 9
Senior Dance Troupe
Female and male students Year 10 to 12
A hip hop crew for male students of all year levels
A hip hop crew for female students of all year levels
Combined Dance Troupe
A select combination of female and male dancers from the junior and senior dance troupes and girls' and boys' crews
Bollywood Dance Troupe
Female students of all year levels
Ballet Dance Troupe (not occurring in 2017)
Ballet dancers of all year levels (previous en pointe experience is necessary for girls)
Bollywood Dance Troupe: 7.30am–9.00am Tuesdays in P104
Boys' Crew and Girls' Crew: 7.30am–9.00am Tuesdays in P101
Senior Dance Troupe: 3.00pm–4.30pm Wednesdays in P104
Combined Crew (once convened): 7.30am–9.00am Thursdays in P101
Junior Dance Troupe: 3.00pm–4.30pm Thursdays in P104
Any changes or additions to this rehearsal schedule will be communicated via email with at least one week's notice.
We are using a smartphone app to facilitate easier communication between staff, students and parents. TeamApp is designed for use on smartphones (android and iPhone), iPads and iPods, and can also be viewed online. It is free to download and does not incur a membership fee.
TeamApp keeps member contact details private and students cannot communicate with each other through the app.
To download, go to Team App:
1. Sign-up using your name, date of birth and email address. You'll be sent an email to confirm your registration.
2. Search for BSHS Dance and request access to the group students, teachers, or parents (whichever applies to you).
3. Once your request is approved you will be able to see news and upcoming BSHS Dance Troupe events.
Troupe members engage in industry professional workshops and are mentored by our Brisbane State High dance alumni.
They compete in a number of prestigious dance competitions such as:
Students are also invited to perform within the school production as well as dance showcases, assemblies, the Musical and International Food Festival, and other school events such as the awards and graduation ceremonies.
Saturday 22 to Sunday 23 July
Monday 7 to Wednesday 9 August
Thursday 10 August
Gold Coast Eisteddfod
Friday 11 August
Gold Coast Eisteddfod
All except Junior Dance Troupe
Friday 20 October
Dance Showcase Tech Rehearsal
Sunday 22 October
Wednesday 25 October
Friday 17 November
The Queensland Department of Education and Training: Trading Name, Education Queensland International CRICOS Provider Number: 00608A