• To complete your audition registration  the Applicant (or parent/guardian if under 18 years),  must read and accept the following Terms and Conditions                                                                                                                                   
  • BICD Prix is open to dance students of all nationalities, 15-22 years old. There are two age categories.
  • Junior: 15 years as of September 30th 2018 to Year 11 high school or 17 years up to September 30th 2018.

  • Senior: Year 12 high School or 18 as of September 30th 2018 to 22 years up to September 30th 2018.

  • Professional dancers are not permitted to compete.  A professional dancer is defined as anyone who is employed as a full-time dancer (Apprentices included) with a professional dance company on a contract that engages the dancer at least 26 weeks per year. This includes dancers who are not currently employed under such a contract, but have been in the past.  Or an oral offer which has such content that its recipient may only accept the offer in order to conclude the contract, including offers between the time of the registration and the date of the competition.

  • Any deception related to this rule will result in expulsion from the competition, and the cancellation and required reimbursement of any prize that may have been awarded. In addition to this, BICD Prix may communicate publicly the cancellation of the prize that may have been awarded to the candidate. The candidate shall not be authorized to boast his/her participation in the contest without mentioning his/her expulsion.

  • Candidates acknowledge that the Brisbane International Contemporary Dance Prix will be physical and may involve risk of injury or accident and although every care will be taken to ensure the use of safe dance practices in a safe environment, I understand that Brisbane International Contemporary Dance Prix will accept no responsibility for any candidate presenting themselves at the BICD Prix with a handicap or injury that prevents them from participating in the competition. The organisers cannot be held responsible for any injury, illness or theft sustained by the participants during the competition. The participants are responsible for insuring themselves against accidents, illness and theft.                                 
  • I do not have a pre-existing injury or health condition which may impede my full particitpation in the event.                                                                                                                                                                                
  • I will advise Brisbane International Contemporary Dance Prix in advance if I incur an injury or health condition after submission of this registration, which may impede my full participation in the event.      

  • Travel to/from Brisbane and related living expenses in Brisbane are the responsibility of the candidate.

  • Applications open Sunday May 18th 2019 and close June 30th

  • Applicants must apply through the submission of a video link and application form plus an $AU50 application fee that is non-refundable all payable before closing date.

  • Successful applicants will be notified by July 15th and must confirm acceptance by Sunday August 4th 2019. Conformation is through payment of $AU600 for workshop and submission of acceptance forms. These links will be available through website. 

  • Should a candidate not meet the above-mentioned deadlines, their right to participate will be forfeited.

  • Applications include one head shot and two body shots in tight clothing in your photo selection. Please make sure head shot is a clean natural shot that represents your look in the studio and is usable in program if accepted.

  • A short video link approximately 5 minutes in either Vimeo or YouTube format. Please include any passwords required. Material should include one to two a ballet exercises that show line, placement, extensions, jump and pirouettes. A contemporary exercise or sequence that includes floor work and demonstrates coordination and flow of movement.  Any additional material that you believe will support your application.

  • Professional filming is not essential. Video footage from a phone is acceptable as long as it is clear and stable.

  • Successful applicants must select a variation from the Repertoire Link (available from July) and pre learn a solo that will then be coached in front of panel throughout the week and performed in the theatre on Friday along with repertoire learnt throughout the week. Finalist will then perform both solos again on the Saturday along with an improvisation task.
  • Refunds are issued only in the event of an injury, with a deduction of a $AU50.00 processing fee In the event of an injury, BICD Prix should be notified immediately, no later than one week prior to the competition date by the participant, parent, or a teacher via email, sent to admin@bicdprix.com All refund requests must be accompanied by an official note from a physician, including ink signature, doctor’s stamp and office letterhead.

  • BICD Prix is dedicated to sharing this wonderful educational opportunity to the public however due to space in studios limited passes will be available to teachers and parents to observe. These passes will be made available closer to participation date. Parents and friends are highly encouraged to attend performances and tickets will be available through Garden’s Point Theatre.  

  • No parents or teachers will be allowed backstage at the theatre throughout the event.

  • No coaching by private teachers is allowed on site at either studios or theatres.

  • BICD Prix reserves the right to make photo and/or video recordings at any time during any part of the event. This includes, but is not limited to, the recordings of master classes, participants’ rehearsals or performances during the competition, or any activities in the venue lobby or backstage. By participating in BICD Prix, participants and their parents and/or legal guardians give their express permission for BICD Prix to make any photo/video recordings at any time. Also, by participating in BICD Prix, participants and their parents or legal guardians give BICD Prix their express permission to use any such photo/video recordings (including those containing their name or likeness) for BICD Prix's promotional purposes (including any uses in print, online, or in social media).

  • The selection panel’s decision on the choice of candidates, drawn from the video selection, is final and irrevocable. The competition jury's decisions on the selection and the finals as well as the distribution of prizes, are final and irrevocable. If a jury member is associated with a school or has worked closely with a candidate, he/she does not have the right to vote for candidates coming from his/her school or the candidates with whom they have worked.

  • The jury has the right to award or not to award the prizes according to the results of the panalists. The jury, in consultation with the founder has the right to adapt the number of prizes for each category if needed. If other prizes should be put at BICD Prix disposal then BICD Prix founder and jury would award them as it sees fit.

  • Only the founder of BICD Prix has the right to any departure from the rules of the competition.

  • Filming and photography are only allowed by film makers and photographers officially accredited by the BICD Prix. Cameras, mobile phones or other filming devices will be confiscated if being used inappropriately.                                                                                                                                                                
  • Candidates must outline in their final application how they would like to potentially use their money. BICDP understands that these initial intentions are readily open for negotiation. Money can be used for fees, travel and expenses that only directly assist the development of the candidate’s career. Receipts and invoices must be presented to BICDP for payment approval and may only be used for fees and expenses at partner schools and companies.                                                                                                            
  • Due to strict university enrolment rules, scholarships and acceptance into these institutions cannot be guaranteed. BICDP will fund travel expenses to these institutions for secondments and audition purposes as well as paying what funds are left towards fees. It is encouraged that candidates research their preferred training institutions including application and audition requirements and deadlines when putting forward a plan on how they would like use their winnings.
  • In regards to apprenticeships, these prizes are reserved for candidates aged 17 and above. They can consist of a paid secondment with a partner company. An apprenticeship is totally at the discretion of the company director. Funds from candidate’s winning will go directly to the company and they will use this money to support candidate’s wage.  An apprenticeship with a Partner Company may be subject to local immigration/union and employment laws.                                                                                                       
  • I understand that the video audition outcome is final and that no correspondence will be entered into regarding results                                                                                                                                                              
  • I understand that the audition registration fee is non-refundable.

By clicking on the button below to apply, you agree that you've read, understood, and hereby agreed to, all terms and conditions
​listed above.

For the application, please have prepared 3 photos of yourself (headshot, full body, and dance shot) as well as a short video no longer than 5 mins in either Vimeo or YouTube format. Please include any passwords required.

Material should include one to two ballet exercises that show line, placement, extensions, jump and pirouettes. In addition, please also include a contemporary exercise or sequence that includes floor work and demonstrates coordination and flow of movement.

Please also include any additional material that you believe will support your application.