Craft Your Career In The Arts With CQUniversity
You’ve got the creativity, the talent and the passion. Applying to study a creative and performing arts course at CQUniversity could be the next step to the career of your dreams.
Admission into our creative and performing arts courses requires an application and an audition (or interview for our Visual Arts course). Explore more information below on applying, registering for an audition or interview and discover important information to help you feel prepared throughout the application process.
How To Apply For An Audition
Applying for entry into one of CQUniversity’s creative and performing arts courses is a four-step process.
Complete and submit a course application through a Tertiary Admission Centre (TAC) based on where you live, or if you’re an existing or returning CQUni student you can apply direct to CQUniversity. To find out more on the best way to apply, view the Audition Guidelines for your course of interest.
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.
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.
Audition for your course by attending an audition in person, or uploading your audition online.
Audition and Interview Information
View further information on upcoming audition dates and location information for CQUni's creative and performing arts courses.
Course Information and Audition Guidelines
See details for each course below and register for your audition today. Our helpful auditions guidelines listed within each course option below will provide you with helpful tips and information on how to prepare for your audition.
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)
Find out more information on the Bachelor of Creative Arts as well as audition guidelines here.
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)
Find out more information on the Bachelor of Music as well as audition guidelines here.
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)
Find out more information on the Bachelor of Theatre as well as audition guidelines here.
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Choose to study on campus at one of our regional campus locations. You will be immersed in a dynamic and vibrant arts community that offers a supportive and nurturing study environment to build your portfolio, establish industry networks and build the foundation to launch a successful career.
Choose to study the Diploma of Music, Bachelor of Music (Performance) or the Bachelor of Creative Arts courses 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 while developing strong ties to performing arts networks. 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.
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.
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.