CQUniversity Australia

Engaging Indigenous people within Higher Ed

CQUniversity's Office of Indigenous Engagement recently hosted a visit from the Oodgeroo Unit of Queensland University of Technology (QUT), at Rockhampton Campus.

Professor Anita Lee Hong, Director of the Oodgeroo Unit, and Lone Pearce, Project Officer, met with Office of Indigenous Engagement staff to discuss employment issues and best practice models for engaging Indigenous people within the higher education sector, including governance matters.

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Director flies in to ensure 'Brigadoon' not to be missed 

CQUniversity's Bachelor of Musical Theatre students will begin rehearsals for their first major production for 2013 when they welcome Australian actor and director Jason Langley at the start of April.

Jason will arrive in Mackay to begin working with students on the production Brigadoon.

PhotoID:14363, Australian actor and director Jason Langley will arrive in Mackay on April 8 for the start of rehearsals for Brigadoon.
Australian actor and director Jason Langley will arrive in Mackay on April 8 for the start of rehearsals for Brigadoon.
Jason spent the first half of his career as an actor in theatre, musicals and television. He then added directing to his credits.

As an actor he has most recently been onstage in No Way To Treat A Lady for which he received a Sydney Theatre Award nomination for Best Actor in a Musical.

Last year Jason directed How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying and was director for the Australian touring production of Breast Wishes.

CQUniversity CQ Conservatorium of Music (CQCM) students are currently learning the music for Brigadoon, a Scottish fantasy about a town that disappears into the Highland mists and returns for one day every one hundred years.

It includes the songs Waitin' for My Dearie, I'll Go Home with Bonnie Jean, Almost Like Being in Love, and My Mother's Weddin' Day.

The production is a tribute to simplicity, true love and goodness, which is hidden from the ordinary traveler.

The production will be performed on Friday, April 26 at 11am and 7.30am, Saturday, April 27 at 2pm and 7.30pm and Sunday, April 28 at 2pm at CQUniversity's CQ Conservatorium of Music theatre.

Tickets are now available for adults $30, concession $25, Con Friends $20, Students/Children $15, and Family (two adults, two children) $80.

For more information, contact CQCM on 4940 7800.

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