Term 1

Week 3


Notification of 2019 Festival emailed to all schools in Penrith and Blue Mountains Districts plus invited schools. Website activated for registration.

Week 5 

Friday 1st March

Closing day for  School Registration Form. Audition applications open. Closing day for professional development workshop applications.

Week 8

Friday 22nd March 

Closing date for Audition Application form which includes Music To Be Used and Acceptance of Handbook/Guidelines.

Please note: Late applications will not be accepted into the festival.

Check your school calendar and the principal and staff to ensure you are able to audition on  the dates and times you nominate as we cannot accept changes once the audition schedule has been done. 

Term 2

Week 1


Audition Notification from the committee sent to coordinators. 

Weeks 1- 5

Friday 24th May final day for: 

Copyright Form/s to be submitted. 

Dance Details Form to be submitted.

Rehearsal and Performance Preferences Form to be submitted.


Please note: Dances will not be considered for audition if these forms have not been correctly and completely submitted by the due date.


Week 8


Mon 17th June   Tues 18th June    Wed 19th June

Thurs 20th  June   Fri 21st June  

Week 9

Mon 24th June   Tues 25th June  Wed 26th June



Term 3  

Week 1

Monday 22nd July 

Rehearsal and Performance Notification sent to coordinators

Week 3

Friday 9th August

Final day for RSVP for principal's complimentary ticket. 

week 5

Monday 19th August

Ticket sales commence 


Thursday 22nd August

WH&S Meeting Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre 4pm



Week 6

Monday 26th August

Tuesday 27th August

Thursday 29th August

Friday 30th August





Week 7

Monday 2nd September

Matinee Performance

​Twilight Performance

Evening Performance 


Tuesday 3rd September

Matinee Performance

Twilight Performance 

Evening Performance 


Wednesday 4th September

Matinee Performance

Twilight Performance 

Evening Performance 


Thursday 5th September

Matinee Performance

Twilight Performance

Evening Performance 


Friday 6th September

Matinee Performance

Twilight Performance

Evening Performance