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Queensland Ballet Academy at Kelvin Grove State College

The Queensland Government, through the Building Future Schools Fund, officially opened the state-of-the-art Queensland Ballet Academy at Kelvin Grove State College in March 2020.

The new facility enables 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 State College is 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 State College's 30-year 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 visit Kelvin Grove State College.


The Kelvin Grove State College, Ballet Academy was constructed by Paynters.

The new facility features 6 large dance studios and a range of support facilities including multi-purpose rooms, staff rooms and a physiotherapy room. The academy was opened for use in Term 1, 2020.

Watch the time-lapse video to see the construction of the Ballet Academy.

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Last updated
01 May 2020