In 2021, Creative Generation—State Schools Onstage (CGEN) will celebrate its 17th year as Queensland's largest youth performing arts program. Providing students with exposure to the industry as young artists through auditions, workshops, professional coaching and rehearsal opportunities the journey for them began in February. All their hard work and passion culminates in four incredible performances on Thursday 15, Friday 16 and Saturday 17 July at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre.
The performances will feature more than 1,500 students, including dancers, choristers, symphony orchestra members, a massed string orchestra, the James Morrison Creative Generation Big Band, drumline, drama, featured and backing vocalists, media and stage crew.
|Thursday 15 July 2021||Evening performance: 6pm – 9pm|
|Friday 16 July 2021||Schools matinee: 12pm – 3pm|
Evening performance: 7pm – 10pm
|Saturday 17 July 2021||Matinee performance: 2pm – 5pm|
Tickets for Creative Generation—State Schools Onstage 2021 are now on sale. Tickets can be purchased through Ticketek outlets or by visiting Ticketek.
Bookings for the schools preview and group bookings are available.
Combine your ticket order with colleagues, families and students. Purchase 20 tickets or more to receive one complimentary adult ticket. To book, please complete the
group booking form (PDF, 458KB) and return to Ticketek group bookings, as per the instructions outlined on the form.
Schools preview group bookings
Schools groups can attend the Friday matinee of CGEN at 12pm, Friday 16 July for a reduced ticket price. When 20 tickets are purchased, one teacher will receive a complimentary ticket. This is a great opportunity for students to watch their peers on stage and take a behind-the-scenes look into how a major production comes together. To book, schools should complete the Schools matinee booking form (PDF, 458KB). Note: This offer is strictly available for