studioQ courses at The Joan includes: 2x Starting Out courses (ages 5-8), 2x Stepping Up courses (ages 9-12), 2x Ignite course (ages 13-15), 1x Accelerate course (ages 16-18) and Access Ensemble courses (2x Friday morning Adults courses and 1 x Friday afternoon Teens course).

No additional courses are being planned at this time: we will consider running additional courses if considerable interest is received during the booking period. The Joan is currently preparing the studioQ program for 2018, which will include similar courses to our 2017 program.

studioQ 2017 Term Dates 

Term 1: Friday 17 February – Saturday 8 April

Term 2: Friday 28 April – Saturday 17 June

Term 3: Friday 21 July – Saturday 16 September *

Term 4: Friday 13 October – Saturday 2 December

End of Year Showcase: Saturday 2 December, 2017.

* There will be no class in the week of Saturday 26 August

Rates & Enrolment: click on the studioQ course links on the right side of this page for 2017’s rates.

All prospective participants will be able to enrol for courses via our studioQ 2017, sunject to availability.
Enrolment Forms: Booking and Enrolment for returning studioQ participants opens on Monday 16 January, and opens for new students on Thursday 19 January, 2017. Payment of fees and completion of our online Enrolment Form is required to enrol young artists into studioQ courses.


For course enquiries contact studioQ Coordinator Ian Zammit on 02 4723 7606 or (9.00am-4.30pm, Tuesday-Saturday during term time or Monday-Friday for the remainder of the year.)

For booking enquiries contact Angela Heckenberg at the Box Office on 02 4723 7600 (Box Office hours: Monday to Friday: 9.00am – 4.30pm)