You’ve got the creativity, the talent and the passion. An audition to study at CQUniversity could be the next step to the career of your dreams. If you have a love for creative and performing arts CQUniversity can help you transform your talent into a formalised qualification and give you the foundation you need to forge a career in the arts at a local, national or international level.

You can submit your audition online or request an in-person audition at our Cairns or Mackay campus. Auditions for all courses will be accepted until February 2018. For all audition requests and enquiries, please contact us:

Phone: 07 4940 7801

To help you prepare for your audition, please view the auditions guidelines for each course and corresponding specialisation.

Interview and portfolio presentation times for the Visual Arts major will be arranged individually with the applicant. Please email to apply for the Visual Arts major.


Everyone has a story. At CQUniversity we take the time to get to know our students so that we can help you on your journey to be who you want to be. Be inspired and discover the stories of some creative and performing arts students we’ve come to know.



Our innovative Bachelor of Creative Arts is available to study on campus at CQUniversity Cairns. Located right in the middle of the vibrant Cairns CBD, our multi-million dollar campus will provide you with purpose-built creative facilities to develop and polish your performance skills through practical studios, industry seminars, theory studies, personal reflection and hands-on educational opportunities.


CQUniversity is home to the Central Queensland Conservatorium of Music (CQCM), a purpose-built facility at CQUniversity Mackay Ooralea for courses in music and theatre. This facility cements our commitment to being a major performing arts training centre that attracts students from all states of Australia and overseas. You will work with top industry professionals and world-class staff in a conservatoire environment that provides you with individual tuition, opportunities to hone your theatre craft through fully staged music theatre and drama productions, touring and concert opportunities in music and theatre, as well as access to state-of-the-art performance facilities and convenient student residential accommodation.


Study the Bachelor of Music (Contemporary) on campus at CQUniversity Noosa. The recently refurbished Noosa campus offers state-of-the-art learning facilities to deliver locally trained graduates to the community. You will have on campus tutorials in various music studies units, including theory, music technology, song-writing and recording, while you hone your musical skills with regular band rehearsals and performances in a range of contemporary musical styles.


Study Visual Arts in the Bachelor of Creative Arts on campus at CQUniversity Rockhampton and expand your talents encompassing drawing fundamentals and contemporary art practices.


CQUniversity Townsville now offers the Bachelor of Creative Arts (Acting) (Contemporary Dance) and Bachelor of Music (Performance) on campus. In the Bachelor of Music (Performance), you will have on campus tutorials in various music studies units while also developing your solo music performance skills with highly specialised music staff via video technology. With new campus facilities, strong ties to performing arts networks, instruction from top local teachers and opportunities to perform you’ll be set for a career in creative and performing arts.


CQUniversity provides you with the flexibility to tailor your study to your lifestyle. Choose to study the Bachelor of Music (Music Studies) (Performance) or Bachelor of Theatre (Theatre Studies) online via our renowned distance education mode. The Bachelor of Music (Performance) will also provide you with individual tuition on your chosen instrument, voice or composition with our highly specialised staff via video technology allowing you to study with some of the best teachers in the country no matter where you are located.