Term 1

Week 3

Note these dates on your calendar/diary. We will send reminders.

Notification of 2020 Festival emailed to all schools in Penrith and Blue Mountains Districts plus invited schools.

Website open for School Registration form, Audition Application form, Professional Development Workshop application form and Choreography Support Program application form.

You must register your school first then log in for workshop, choreography support and audition preferences.

Week 5 - 7 

Friday 28th February   Closing day for  School Registration form.

Monday 2nd March    Closing day for Professional Development Workshop applications. You will be notified by email if your application is accepted.

Friday 13th March    Audition Application form closes this includes Acceptance of Handbook and Guidelines.

Please note: Late applications cannot be accepted. Check your school calendar, 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.

Friday 13th March  Dance Details Form opens. 

Week 8 

Monday 16th March

Professional Development Workshop at Nepean CAPA High School

Term 2

Week 1


Audition Notification from the committee sent to coordinators. 

Weeks 1- 5

Friday 1st May Final day for Dance Details form

 Enter Copyright Form/s and Rehearsal and Performance Days preferences

Monday 25th May final day for Copyright Form/s and  Rehearsal and Performance Preferences Form 

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 15th June  Tues 16th June  Wed 17th June  Thurs 18th June 

Fri 19th June 

Week 9

Mon 22nd June   Tues 23rd June  Wed 24th June



Term 3  

Week 1

Monday 20th July 

Rehearsal and Performance Notification sent to coordinators

Week 3

Friday 7th August

Final day for RSVP for principal's complimentary ticket. 

week 5

Monday 17th August

Ticket sales commence 


Thursday 20th August

WH&S Meeting Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre 4pm



Week 7

Monday 31st Aug.

Tuesday 1st Sept.

Wednesday 2nd Sept.

Thursday 3rd Sept.

Friday 4th Sept.

Dates to be finalised




Week 8

Monday 7th September

Matinee, Twilight and Evening Performances


Tuesday 8th September

Matinee, Twilight and Evening Performances


Wednesday 9th Sept.

Matinee, Twilght and Evening Performances


Thursday 10th Sept.

Matinee, Twilight and Evening Performances


Friday 11th September

Matinee, Twilight and Evening Performances