Dance North

School of Arts Building
Cnr of Stanley & Walker St

t 07 4772 2549
f 07 4721 3014

The company  
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The history  
The Early Years
The Pro-Am Years
The Professional Years
Artistic Directors
General Managers






The history - The pro-am Years

  • In 1983 North Queensland Ballet and Dance Company becomes a pro/am company.
  • First director is Garry Hill, former dancer with Australian Ballet and later rehearsal director of WA Ballet.
  • Second director is Maggi Sietsma, later Artistic Director of Expressions Dance Company in Brisbane.

From 1983 to 1984, 16 new works were created for the pro-am company by: Cheryl Stock, Ray Cook, Gary Hill, Julia Blaikie, Jane Pirani, Trevor Green and Carl Morrow.