About Gary

Gary is General Manager at QL2 Dance, previously General Manager at the Australian Choreographic Centre which developed the approach to youth dance programs which forms the core of QL2's work. He is a recovering computer programmer and live sound engineer. He discovered social dance through contemporary dance.

Audition! 18 Feb for TWO ZERO with Quantum Leap

AUDITION Pre-registration is essential — fill in the form at the bottom of this page (but read this first)!

TWO ZERO is QL2 Dance’s major project for 2018 for our Quantum Leap ensemble (ages 14+) — which could mean you!. Are you a creative young persion from in and around Canberra area? Then do the audition!  The selected ensemble will create TWO ZERO with Artistic Director Ruth Osborne and other choreographers. Continue reading

QL2 alumni building the dream at uni 

Well it’s that time of year, so we are giving huge congratulations to QL2 dancers who have been accepted into university performing arts courses — after highly competitive auditions and interviews.

Alison Tong, Caspar Ilschner, Maddy Bowman and Milly Vanzwol have all been accepted in to Dance at the Victorian College of the Arts (VCA, University of Melbourne). Mia Tuco has been accepted into the theatre degree at VCA. Caspar has also been accepted into New Zealand School of Dance and faces a tough choice!

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2018 Dance Training Programs: excellence in dance for young people

TERM 1 2018: 

Want to enrol?

We have an Enrolment Day on the first day of classes — Monday 5 February, 3-6.30pm.

You can enquire, sign up for your program of classes, and pay for the term. Artistic Director Ruth Osborne  will be there, along with some of our 2018 teachers, so you can discuss which class program is best for you or your child, learn about our 2018 projects, and get advice about other dance activities.

Come enjoy some light refreshments, and have a chat with other dancers and parents.

What: QL2 2018 Training Programs Enrolment Day
Date & Time: Monday 5 February 2018, 3pm – 6:30pm. Drop in any time that suits you!
Where: QL2 Office & Foyer (A Block),
Gorman Arts Centre, 55 Ainslie Ave, Braddon
Enquires: 6247 3103 or admin@ql2.org.au

Just call us on 02 62473103 or email admin@QL2.org.au.

We have Training Programs of regular classes for junior (8+) through to pre-professional dancers. They prepare you for other programs at QL2, and for tertiary level courses. Prices, paid per term for the whole program, start at $15 per class, with big discounts as you do more making it less than $7.50 per hour for the highest program. Each program has a set schedule, from one to six classes per week. Program details, frequently asked questions and information about our teachers below.

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Programs

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Audition: 18 Feb for Quantum Leap’s “TWO ZERO” in 2018

AUDITION Pre-registration is essential — fill in the form at the bottom of this page (but read this first)! And arrive 15 minutes early.

TWO ZERO is QL2 Dance’s major project for 2018 for our Quantum Leap ensemble (ages 14+) — which could mean you!. Creative young people auditioned from in and around Canberra will form the ensemble, and will create new work with Artistic Director Ruth Osborne and other choreographers, as well as re-visiting ideas from two decades of youth dance from Canberra’s Quantum Leap contemporary youth dance ensemble. Continue reading