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Dance Troupes

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Dance Troupes is an extra-curricular program for students who are passionate about dance and performance.

With opportunities to perform and compete in 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
  • Contemporary

Dance Troupes Handbook

Please download the Dance Troupes Handbook (PDF, 425 KB) for an in-depth overview of the program.

 
For further information about our Dance Troupes program, please contact the Master in Charge.

 

Troupes

Entry to Troupes is via an audition.

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

Junior Dance Troupe

Female and male students in Year 7 to 9

Senior Dance Troupe

Female and male students in Year 10 to 12

State High Crew

A hip hop crew for female students of all year levels

Bollywood Dance Troupe

Female and male students of all year levels


 

Rehearsals

Rehearsals for all troupes run throughout Term 1 and Term 2, exclusive of school and public holidays. All rehearsals will cease after the eisteddfod in June with the exception of Senior and Junior Troupes. The 2022​​ rehearsal schedule is below and weekly rehearsals being in Week 5 Term 1:


Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
​​Thursday

Morning

Junior Troupe
7:15am - 8:45am
P104
Ms April Williams

State High Crew
7:30am - 8:45am
P101
Ms Hana Bermingham


 

 Bollywood Troupe
7:30am - 8:45am
P105/P106
Ms Jasmin Henery

Afternoon

 


Senior Dance Troupe
3:00pm 4:30pm
P104
Ms Kath Cadd


 

 

Any changes or additions to this rehearsal schedule will be communicated via email with at least one week's notice. Students and parents should also refer to Team App.

Team App

State High's Dance Troupes program uses a smartphone app to facilitate easier communication between staff, students and parents/guardians. Team App is designed for use on smartphones (android and iPhone), iPads and can also be viewed online. It is free to download and does not incur a membership fee.

Team App keeps member contact details private and no members can 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 Dance Troupes events.

Workshops and competitions

Dance Troupe members can engage in industry professional workshops, showcases, performance at assemblies and school events and eisteddfods.

Events

DateEvent nameTroupe
Friday 11 March
Dance Troupe Workshop
All Dance Troupes 
Friday 29 April
Jazz Workshop
Junior Troupe
Friday 6 May
Jazz Workshop
Junior Troupe
​Saturday 7 May
​BSHS Gala 
​​TBA 
TBA 
Beenleigh Eisteddfod 
All Dance Troupes
​Saturday 6 August
​State High Day
​All Dance Troupes
Friday 2 September 
Dance Concert Tech Rehearsal
All Dance Troupes
Saturday 3 September 
Dance Concert
All Dance Troupes
Friday 14 October 
Dance Troupe Celebration 
All Dance Troupes 
Friday 18 November 
Year 12 Graduation Ceremony TBA

Calendar is subject to change - please refer to the Events Calendar on our website. Any changes to these dates will be communicated via Team App. 

Sub-committee

The Dance Troupes program has an active P&C Association Dance Troupes Sub-Committee.

The 2022 Dance Troupes Sub-Committee is led by:
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Last reviewed 09 May 2022
Last updated 09 May 2022