Barbara Sisley Awards Update

by | May 27, 2020

The 74th Barbara Sisley Awards was to be held on Saturday, 6th June, 2020 in the Premier’s Hall, Parliamentary Annexe, Parliament House, Brisbane. However, in light of the current government advice surrounding COVID-19 restrictions, the ceremony remains in limbo.

The names of the 2020 awardees appear in Edition 2 of The Quarterly Voice. (Please see pages 30-31.) Congratulations to the awardees and their teachers.

Barbara Sisley is a name familiar to many in the fields of Speech, Drama and Performance. Born in England, Barbara Sisley came to Australia as a child, and went on to become not only a teacher of Speech and Drama, but a leading light in Brisbane’s theatre world. Her legacy is vast, and as such, the CSPT Inc. hosts annually the Barbara Sisley Awards to recognise excellence in performance, specifically to acknowledge those students who have attained the highest results in AMEB and Trinity College London examinations in the preceding year.

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