Street Serenades: At Our Place

Brisbane Festival and The Queensland Government present

Street Serenades: At Our Place

#Uniting our communities through the joy of music and movement

Street Serenades: At Our Place is a new public program working closely with eight neighbourhood and community centres across Brisbane to bring people together through the power and joy of music and movement.

For this very special program, we have curated a group of exceptional artists, including Queensland Ballet, Common People Dance Project and RakoPasefika, to work closely with a range of communities.

Through a month-long series of workshops and residencies, the creative team will traverse north, south, east and west Brisbane. With a focus on social cohesion, these workshops are an opportunity for people to unite through the arts in safe and welcoming spaces. Everyone is invited to the performances held during September featuring artists from Street Serenades.

Street Serenades: At Our Place is proudly supported by the Queensland Government.

#Neighbourhood and
Community Centres

Acacia Ridge Community Support Service

Internationally renowned Indigenous singer songwriter, Shellie Morris facilitates singing workshops with the local community

Cannon Hill Neighbourhood Centre

Super fun community dance workshops for everybody with Neridah Waters of The Common People Dance Project

Elorac Place, Ellen Grove

Students get to bust some moves and find their groove with Casus Circus and Mad Dance

Hub Neighbourhood Centre, Inala

RakoPasefika conduct fun and accessible ukulele workshops for the whole community

Nundah Neighbourhood Centre

Vulcana Circus facilitate circus skills, body empowerment and strength workshops with women

Picabeen Community Centre, Mitchelton

Senior LGBTIQ+ community create the inaugural ‘Little Miss Lifetime’ pageant – real stories, fabulous outfits and lots of love

St David’s Neighbourhood Centre, Coopers Plains

Singer songwriter Emma Dean facilitates the community and the Sing to Beat Aphasia Choir to create new songs and connections

Wynnum Community Place

Queensland Ballet conducts ballet classes for seniors - build your strength and have fun

"The whole experience was stunningly successful. Brought a uniform smile to an already united street. Appealed to everyone, from 3 to 93. It did indeed make a real difference to real people.”

Donald, Kedron resident
and Street Serenades 2020 cul-de-sac host

"The performance from Street Serenades totally exceeded our expectations! The show was immensely entertaining and joyful. The residents of our cul-de-sac all came out to share in the fun and they were delighted by the whole experience.”

Janine, Eight Mile Plains resident
and Street Serenades 2020 cul-de-sac host

The Queensland Government is facilitating an opportunity for Brisbane Neighbourhood and Community Centres to strengthen community connections and cohesion through the arts by taking part in the 2021 Brisbane Festival.

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