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Dance Troupe

​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:

  • musical theatre
  • hip hop
  • jazz
  • Bollywood
  • ballet
  • contemporary

View the Dance Troupe requirements for girls and boys (PDF, 27 KB).

Contact the Master in Charge​ if you would like more information. ​​

Troupes

At the beginning of each school year, students may audition to be a part of one of the troupes.

Dance troupes available for boys, girls, and mixed classes.
Troupe Students involved

Junior Dance Troupe

Female and male students Year 7 to 9

Senior Dance Troupe

Female and male students Year 10 to 12

Boys' Crew

A hip hop crew for male students of all year levels 

Girls' Crew

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)

Rehearsals

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.

TeamApp

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.

Workshops and competitions

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:

  • Brisbane Eisteddfod
  • DanceLife Unite
  • Quota Beenleigh
  • Gold Coast Eisteddfod

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.

 Events

Events this years for all dances troupess
Date Event name Troupe
Friday 17 to Sunday 19 February
​Dance Camp​All
​Friday 19 May
​Brisbane Eisteddfod
​All except Junior Dance Troupe
​Thursday 25 May​Brisbane Eisteddfod ​Junior Dance Troupe
Friday 26 to Sunday 28 May
​School Production​Selected members of Senior Dance Troupe

​Saturday 22 to Sunday 23 July

DanceLife Unite

TBA

​Monday 7 to Wednesday 9 August

Beenleigh Eisteddfod​

TBA

​Thursday 10 August

​Gold Coast Eisteddfod

Junior Dance Troupe

Friday 11 August

Gold Coast Eisteddfod

All except Junior Dance Troupe

​Saturday 14 October
​House of Champions​Boys Crew and Girls Crew

Friday 20 October

Dance Showcase Tech Rehearsal

All

Sunday 22 October

Dance Showcase

All

​Wednesday 25 October 

Dance Dinner

All

Friday 17 November

Graduation

​TBA​