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Nominations for CGEN 2017 are now open.

CGEN provides students, teachers and school communities the opportunity to be involved in a large-scale, award-winning event. Since its inception, the professionally produced spectacular has grown from 550 students in 2005 to a cast of over 1700, and is nationally renowned for its outstanding and vibrant display of state school talent.

CGEN will provide an opportunity for students to display and extend their talents and affiliations with professional artists beyond those ordinarily available in schools. Auditions, workshops and rehearsals will give students a taste of the performing arts industry that has put many Queenslanders on the international stage.

Opportunities exist for featured and backing vocalists, core, central and massed choir, featured and massed dancers, symphony orchestra, big band, massed string orchestra, featured and massed drumline, variety acts, instrumental soloists, drama students, stage and media crew.

Nominating for CGEN 2017 is an online process and nominations must be made by a registered DET state school teacher. One teacher from each school should be allocated as the coordinating teacher during the nomination process.

The CGEN Nomination Guidelines Adobe PDF document1.8M outline the nomination process and specific information about individual categories and their timelines.

To assist with the nomination process, please read the information on the fact sheets and read the list of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).

A student expression of interest form Adobe PDF document 41K is also provided to assist with the collection of student nomination details. Students are encouraged to complete the form and provide it to their coordinating teacher.

The school's coordinating teacher must submit nominations through the CGEN nomination website External Link.

Nomination deadlines are as follows:

For further information please contact:

Laura Waldron
Operations Manager

Creative Generation - State Schools Onstage
Phone: (07) 3328 6630
Email: Project team

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