[Ended] Audition registration — ALL THE THINGS

Update: the audition was held Sunday 16 August. If you missed the audition, and are desperate to do the project, contact us: admin@QL2.org.au

The audition will be in the form of a dance workshop.  Your aim in the workshop should be to have a good time, stay relaxed, meet other dancers and perhaps gain entry into this project (in that order!)

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What’s in your box? Healthy recipes for healthy dancers: Potato Fritatta

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Potato Fritatta

Not sure what to pack into your lunchbox for rehearsals? Look no further, Health Promotions Officer and resident potato cooker, Jamie Winbank, has done all the hard work for you (including peeling the potatoes) and found some of the best Go for 2 and 5® recipes for you to include in your lunchbox for when rehearsals begin. Continue reading

How does an independent artist maintain a healthy lifestyle?

Independent artists lead extraordinary lives. One day they might be in schools running an education project, the next day they’re literally running around the Australian Institute of Sport rehearsing a new work. Alison Plevey caught her breath for a few moments after rehearsal and explained to Health Promotions Officer, Jamie Winbank, how she maintains her healthy lifestyle.

Alison Plevey, Independent Artist (Canberra, Bathurst)

Alison Plevey, Independent Artist (Canberra, Bathurst)

Do you have a favourite meal that keeps you going throughout rehearsals?
For lunch I like a ham, cheese and salad wrap/sandwich. I like to have snacks throughout the day. I might have a biscuit, or small piece of cake as treat. For dinner I love a good homemade pizza with heaps of vegetables. Other favourite meals include a Lamb, Olive and Fetta salad or pasta with lots of vegetables and with chorizo sausage. Continue reading

What’s in your box? Healthy recipes for healthy dancers: Chicken & Vegetable stir-fry

Not sure what to cook for dancers? Health Promotions Officer and resident stir-fryer, Jamie Winbank, has done all the hard work for you and found some of the best Go for 2 and 5® recipes for you.

Chicken and Vegetable Stir-fry

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Chicken & Vegetable stir-fry

20 minutes preparation + 10 minutes cooking

What you’ll need:

  • 2 cups rice
  • 1 teaspoon vegetable oil
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What’s in your box? Healthy recipes for healthy dancers: Vegetable Lasagne

Vegetable Lasagne

Vegetable Lasagne

Not sure what to pack into your dance lunchbox? Look no further, Health Promotions Officer, Jamie Winbank, has done all the hard work for you (including making and eating, ok mostly eating) and found some of the best Go for 2 and 5® recipes for you to include in your lunchbox for when rehearsals begin.

Vegetable Lasagne

25 minutes preparation + 30 minutes cooking Continue reading

Healthy snacks for healthy dancers: Pear and Banana Muffins

Not sure what to pack into your lunchbox for rehearsals? Health Promotions Officer and resident food eater, Jamie Winbank, has done all the hard work for you (including making and eating, ok mostly eating) and found some of the best Go for 2 and 5® recipes for you to include in your lunchbox for when rehearsals begin.

Pear & Banana Muffins

Pear and Banana Muffins

Pear and Banana Muffins

15 minutes preparation + 20 minutes cooking

What you’ll need:

  • Olive or canola oil spray
  • 2 cups wholemeal self-raising flour
  • 2 cups white self-raising flour
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
150 mL low-fat natural yoghurt
  • ½ cup orange juice
  • 1 large banana, peeled and chopped
  • 1 pear, cored and diced
  • ½ cup buttermilk or low-fat milk

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What’s in your box? Carrot and Parsnip Muffins

Health Promotions Officer and resident Master/Iron Chef, Jamie Winbank, has done all the hard work for you (including making and eating, ok mostly eating) and found some of the best Go for 2 and 5® recipes for you to include in your lunchbox for when rehearsals begin.

Carrot & Parsnip Muffins

Carrot and Parsnip Muffins

Carrot and Parsnip Muffins

15 minutes preparation + 25 minutes cooking

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