CRAFT YOUR CAREER IN THE ARTS WITH CQUNIVERSITY

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.

Auditions for our performing arts courses will be taking place in Brisbane, Cairns, Mackay and Townsville in November, or online until February 2019. Interviews for Visual Arts will be held in Rockhampton in November 2018. See details for each course below and register for your audition/interview today.

HOW TO APPLY

Applying for entry into one of CQUniversity’s creative and performing arts courses is a four-step process.

STEP 1:Complete and submit a course application to the Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre (QTAC). QTAC is the key body that offers student places into Queensland universities, whether you wish to study on campus or online.
STEP 2:Register for an audition (or interview for the Visual Arts major in the Bachelor of Creative Arts) by completing the online audition form. Ensure you complete all boxes marked with a red asterisk (*) so we can process your application.
STEP 3:Prepare supporting documentation in readiness for your audition. Supporting documentation including your artistic resume and any medical certificates required for your chosen course can be found in the auditions guidelines.
STEP 4:Audition for your course by attending an audition in person, or uploading your audition online.
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COURSE INFORMATION AND AUDITION SCHEDULE

Diploma of Music

Available to study online or on campus in Mackay, the Diploma of Music offers instrumental tuition through CQUniversity’s Regional Conservatorium partnerships in New South Wales and at CQUniversity Mackay.

Brisbane

Monday, 12 November 2018, from 10 am - 5 pm
Australian Dance Performance Institute, 31-33 Collingwood Street, Albion

Mackay

Friday, 15 November 2018, from 3 - 8 pm
CQUniversity Mackay Ooralea, CQCM Theatre, Boundary Road, Mackay

Townsville

Tuesday, 13 November 2018, from 3 - 8 pm
CQUniversity Townsville, Building 2/2.16, 538 Flinders Street, Townsville

Find out more information on the Diploma of Music as well as audition guidelines here.

Bachelor of Creative Arts

The Bachelor of Creative Arts is an exciting and innovative course that allows you to follow your dreams and tailor your studies to suit your interests in creative arts. Choose from the following majors:

  • Acting (available on campus in Cairns or Townsville)
  • Contemporary Dance (available on campus in Townsville)
  • Popular Music (available on campus in Cairns)
  • Visual Arts (available on campus in Rockhampton)

Cairns

Tuesday 13 November 2018, from 3 - 8 pm
Wednesday 14 November 2018, from 3 - 8 pm
CQUniversity Cairns, Rehearsal Room, 1.02, Corner of Shield and Abbott Streets, Cairns

Townsville

Tuesday, 13 November 2018, from 3 - 8 pm
C2, Townsville Civic Theatre, 41 Boundary Street, Townsville

Rockhampton

Interviews for the Visual Arts major will be arranged by appointment. Please submit an audition/interview application to apply for the Visual Arts major.

Find out more information on the Bachelor of Creative Arts.

Bachelor of music

Pursue your passion for music with our Bachelor of Music and choose from the following specialisations:

  • Jazz and Popular Music (available on campus in Mackay)
  • Performance (available on campus in Mackay, Townsville or online)
  • Music Studies (available online)

Brisbane

Monday, 12 November 2018, from 10 am - 5 pm
Australian Dance Performance Institute, 31-33 Collingwood Street, Albion

Mackay

Thursday, 15 November 2018, from 3 - 8 pm
CQUniversity Mackay Ooralea, CQCM Theatre, Boundary Road, Mackay

Townsville

Tuesday, 13 November 2018, from 3 - 8 pm
CQUniversity Townsville, Building 2/2.16, 538 Flinders Street, Townsville

Find out more information on the Bachelor of Music as well as audition guidelines here.

Bachelor of Theatre

Whether you prefer to be centre stage or behind the scenes, our Bachelor of Theatre offers a choice of four study specialisations to help you to achieve your dreams. Specialisations include:

  • Drama (available on campus in Mackay)
  • Music Theatre (available on campus in Mackay)
  • Technical Theatre (available on campus in Mackay)
  • Theatre Studies (available online)

Brisbane

Monday, 12 November 2018, from 10 am - 5 pm
Australian Dance Performance Institute, 31-33 Collingwood Street, Albion

Mackay

Thursday, 15 November 2018, from 3 - 8 pm
CQUniversity Mackay Ooralea, CQCM Theatre, Boundary Road, Mackay

Townsville

Tuesday, 13 November 2018, from 3 - 8 pm
CQUniversity Townsville, Building 2/2.16, 538 Flinders Street, Townsville

Find out more information on the Bachelor of Theatre as well as audition guidelines here.

AUDITIONS PROCESS

Once you have completed your QTAC application and registered for an audition by completing the online form on this page, our team will get in touch with you to finalise details of your audition or interview (if you are applying for Visual Arts major in the Bachelor of Creative Arts).

For in-person auditions at one of our campus locations, our team will arrange an audition time with you.

To audition online, you must ensure:

  • Your audition is filmed in an appropriate rehearsal or performance space so you get the best quality image and sound.
  • You are fully visible in the camera frame and your hand (instrumentalists) and torso (singers) are clearly visible.
  • You begin the audition by giving your name, age and state why you want to study at CQUniversity Australia.
  • If you upload your audition to a YouTube channel you must email the link to the audition administrator. All audition materials must meet the same requirements as in-person auditions.

DISCOVER OUR STORIES

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.

LOCATIONS

Cairns

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.

Mackay

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 who provide 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.

Rockhampton

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.

Townsville

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.

Online

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.