About the Summer School

* currently for reference purposes only


Acclaimed Australian music theatre producer and performer Simon Gallaher presents this unique opportunity for young aspiring, up and coming performers and students.

Students are auditioned & enrolled in levels according to age and are further broken down into smaller classes depending on their level of musical-theatre proficiency.

Primary (ages 8 – 13)
Intermediate (ages 11-14)

Secondary (ages 13 – 18)
Senior (aged 18 and over)

The Centre: The workshops run in a secure, prestigeous and safe campus at The University of Queensland (St Lucia campus in Brisbane)

 


Resident Tutors: We have a highly reputable team of resident teachers and tutors giving first class tuition in the various facets of music-theatre over the 15 day program.

Celebrity Guest Mentors: Some of Australia’s top working professionals give students a special six day timetable of classes and workshops with ALL students having classes with ALL visiting guests.
One additional celebrity specialist is also engaged exclusively for the Primary section in a two-day timetable.


Arena Performance: All students congregate for the final three days of the workshop program resulting in a grand spectacular performance at Southbank's Suncorp Piazza. A live orchestra provides the backing for the entire performance spectacular with an impressive sound and light show and features all students in multiple items.

 

How much does it cost?

WORKSHOPS FOR 2007 HAVE NOW CONCLUDED BUT THE PRICES FOR THIS YEAR'S WORKSHOPS ARE LISTED FOR YOUR INFORMATION:

• Less than $10 an hour!

• Less than $66 a day!


The comprehensive 15 day workshop for all classes:
$990 (inc.GST)

- or $255 x 4 equal monthly installments
(with credit cards & all fees paid prior to commencement)

Fill out an Audition Application Form online now



Fees include:

• 4 – 17 January 2007 (excluding Sundays, total 12 days) musical theatre tuition, training and workshop classes commencing at 9.00am daily and concluding at 5.00pm
This also includes the special 6-day program featuring the Celebrity Guest Mentors and their program of classes.

• Plus 3 days technical rehearsal period 18 – 20 January 2007 at the Suncorp Piazza Southbank.*

• Showstoppers Live Performance Spectacular Saturday 20 January 2007 at 7.00pm

Sheet music and rehearsal recordings - available via internet download.

• A Showstoppers T-Shirt to also be worn as a costume in the performance.

• Fees are also payable in four equal monthly portions of $255 per month or in three portions of $340 per month. (credit cards only with all fees payable in advance)

Fees do NOT include:
• Travel
• Meals
• Costumes
• Any other costs or expenses.

* Students commuting from Gold Coast (Robina Station & stations north) in the final three days of the workshop will be chaperoned on Qld. Rail for specific departures to and from the performance venue.


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