What's on at South Bank - Visit Brisbane


What's on at South Bank

Visit South Bank in the new year for exciting events and fun activities, read on to see what’s on in January 2022.

Feel Good Program South Bank

Medibank Feel Good Program class - Rainforest Green, South Bank Parklands

Medibank Feel Good Program – South Bank Parklands

31 January – 2 April

Brisbane’s favourite free fitness program returns from 31 January to South Bank Parklands. Extra classes have been added to the program this series which includes various dance fitness classes, twice-weekly yoga and pilates classes, new inclusive music and dance orientated class Music and Movement and more. The full class timetable is available now via the Medibank Feel Good Program page.

Outdoor Dance Classes with Bring a Plate Inclusive Dance Company – entrance to Gallery of Modern Art (GoMA)

Various dates

Beginner-friendly, weekly community dance classes for everyone where all bodies are welcomed and celebrated. For more information and to book classes visit the Bring a Plate Inclusive Dance Company website.


An American in Paris, photo credit: Johan Persson

An American in Paris – Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC)

8 – 30 January 

The Australian premiere of the four-time Tony Award-winning Broadway musical telling the story of a young American soldier and a beautiful French girl, set against the iconic backdrop of the most romantic city in the world. Tickets can be purchased on the QPAC website.

The Great and Grand Rumpus – State Library of Queensland (SLQ)

Until 18 April

Explore wild and whacky large cardboard sculptures scaling up to 4.5 metres high brought to life with interactive digital projections. Entry is free, for more information visit the State Library of Queensland website.

Immigrants Of Own Nation By Archie Oclos

Immigrants of own nation 2021 by Archie Oclos at APT10

The 10th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art (APT10) - Queensland Art Gallery and Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA)

4 December - 25 April 2022

APT10 looks at the future of art and the world we inhabit together featuring contemporary art from across Australia, Asia and the Pacific. The exhibition includes 69 projects with new and recent work by emerging and established artists and collectives. Entry to the exhibition is free, visit the QAGOMA website for more details.

Ballet International Gala (BIG) – Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC)

26 – 30 January

BIG features principal dancers from The Royal Ballet, American Ballet Theatre, Astana Opera, Queensland Ballet as well as Queensland-born alumni of The Paris Opera Ballet and Stuttgart Ballet. Purchase tickets on the QPAC website.

Naomi Price

Naomi Price, photo credit: Dylan Evans

Defying Gravity - Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC)

8 January

Performing the greatest musical theatre songs of all time see Australia’s leading stars of the stage – Caroline O’Connor, Amy Lehpamer and Naomi Price alongside a 10-piece band and with vocalist Luke Kennedy as a special guest. Book tickets via the QPAC website.