Pastoral Domestic

Queensland Ballet Academy Summer Soirée

Talbot Theatre, Thomas Dixon Centre

Talbot Theatre, Thomas Dixon Centre

#An extraordinary showcase of dance, art and music

Queensland Ballet Academy presents Summer Soirée – a sophisticated performance experience combining dance, art and music in collaboration with Philip Bacon Galleries and internationally-acclaimed Australian artist, Tim Storrier AM.

Artistically stimulating and exclusively chic, this unique event will be a stunning fusion of Storrier’s works with original neo-classical and contemporary choreography by Natalie Weir, Paul Boyd and Louise Deleur, performed by Queensland Ballet Academy dancers to music performed by Camerata – Queensland’s Chamber Orchestra.

An extraordinary showcase of Australian art, Australian choreographers and Australia’s emerging dance talent, Summer Soirée promises to offer a classy, uniquely Australian event.

Talbot Theatre, Thomas Dixon Centre
Thursday 8 December 7.30pm (premiere performance - Performance only and Soiree Party pass tickets available)*
Friday 9 December 7.30pm
Saturday 10 December 1.30pm
Saturday 10 December 7pm (incl. graduation ceremony)**

*The premiere performance of our 2022 Summer Soirée on Thursday 8 December is a fundraising event for Queensland Ballet Academy. In addition to tickets for the performance only, there is an option to purchase a Soirée Party Pass for $500 (more details on the Soirée Party Pass below). Tickets for the performances on Friday 9 and Saturday 10 December are priced for the performance only.

**Following the final performance on Saturday 10 December, a special ceremony will be held to acknowledge those graduating from the Pre-Professional Program, Level 1 Classical Course and Level 1 Transitional Course. For this reason, exclusive access will be offered to families of those levels for this performance, with a limit of four tickets per family. If you would like to join our waitlist, please email us here.

Queensland Ballet gratefully acknowledges Philip Bacon AO for his generous support of this unique artistic collaboration.

Our thanks also to Camerata - Queensland’s Chamber Orchestra, for enriching this stunning performance season with live music.

Find out more about Tim Storrier AM at

Image credit: Tim Storrier AM Pastoral Domestic (The viewer) 2014

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Performances on 8, 9 & 10 Dec
Summer Soiree Party Pass on 8 Dec
All Tickets$500


A transaction fee of $5 applies per transaction


Talbot Theatre
Thomas Dixon Centre

406 Montague Road
West End
QLD 4101


Approximately 1 hour 34 minutes, including a 20-minute interval. Please note the award ceremony on Saturday 10th December will be an additional 30 minutes.


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#Soiree Party Pass

Celebrate this innovative showcase of world class art, dance, and music with a series of exclusive experiences bringing you closer to this extraordinary collaboration between Queensland Ballet and collaborating fine artist, Tim Storrier AM.

Join Queensland Ballet Artistic Director, Li Cunxin AO, Queensland Ballet Academy Director, Christian Tátchev, our creatives, artists, and Tim Storrier AM from the studio to the stage with a Soirée Party Pass.

Your Soirée Party Pass Includes:

- In-Studio Experience: Peek into the creative process of Summer Soirée with your exclusive invitation to view rehearsal with our Academy dancers, followed by an ‘In Conversation’ with a panel of our artists and creatives as they share insights to this unique collaboration.

- Pre-Performance Party: Join collaborating Australian fine artist, Tim Storrier AM, and Queensland Ballet Artistic Director, Li Cunxin AO, for cocktails and canapes ahead of the premiere performance of Summer Soirée.

- Performance Ticket: Experience opening night from the best seats in the house for the premiere performance of Summer Soirée.

- Interval Refreshment: Raise a glass with us, toasting the incredible talent of our Academy dancers with a complimentary interval refreshment.

- Post-Performance Celebration: (for guests aged 18+) Round out the evening in style on the Thomas Dixon Centre Kite Terrace. Celebrate this extraordinary collaboration alongside the choreographers and creatives of Summer Soirée.

Ticket price: $500 (includes performance ticket and GST. A transaction fee of $5 will be added to each order.)

#Summer Soirée Patrons

Summer Soirée presents a unique opportunity to nurture the futures of Queensland Ballet Academy’s aspiring dancers.

This Soirée, we invite you to be acknowledged as a Soirée Patron through a donation of $1,500 or greater, helping to provide Queensland Ballet Academy with much needed funding to continue to expand our training programs, and inspire and nurture as many young dancers as possible.

Our annual giving program helps us to plan with integrity, so we respectfully ask that contributions to our Summer Soirée are considered as additional to any regular gifts.

We welcome a conversation with you about your personal support as a Soirée Patron. Please contact us here or call 07 3013 6660.

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We acknowledge the traditional custodians of the land on which we work and perform. Long before we performed on this land, it played host to the dance expression of our First Peoples. We pay our respects to their Elders — past, present and emerging — and acknowledge the valuable contribution they have made and continue to make to the cultural landscape of this country.

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