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I joined The Australian Ballet School 37 years ago and after graduation went on to dance as a Principal Artist with The Australian Ballet and as Senior Principal with the English National Ballet. Now, after many years committed to vocational education and training, I am thrilled to lead the School into the future, following in the footsteps of the three visionary leaders who came before me. For fifty years The Australian Ballet School has produced dancers of the highest calibre for our parent company, The Australian Ballet, state companies and leading dance companies throughout the world.

The School offers an exciting, unique and creatively driven eight-year programme that provides the very best in vocational and educational training. Our holistic approach ensures all students have a broad-based, comprehensive education, which equips them to pursue vocations, not only in dance and the allied arts, but in areas outside dance. Student Health and well-being continues to be an important part of the School and with the School’s values of ‘nurturing, creativity, artistic expression and passion’ at the fore of our actions, we strive to provide an environment that supports students aspirations, when they move to Melbourne to follow their dream.

I look forward to a future of excellence and artistry for our hard working and talented students as we continue to enhance our training programme and strive to advance the art of ballet in Australia.
Lisa Pavane

 

 

Term 1 Newsletter Out Now

 


Honour the past, achieve in the present, create the future

As Australia's national centre for elite vocational classical dance and the school of The Australian Ballet, we aspire to be at the forefront, internationally, as providers of a unique, professional dance training programme that: produces dancers with a distinctive Australian style; balances technique and artistry with educational needs and holistic care; trains teachers and develops the artistic leaders of the future and advances the art of ballet.

The Australian Ballet School will continue to produce dancers of the highest calibre for our parent company, The Australian Ballet and companies around the world. Our aim is to balance the rigorous demands of professional training with a creative, caring and challenging environment where excellence can flourish.

Our environment is conducive to producing artistic, educated and outstanding dancers of the highest international standard. We aim to nurture young talent so that every provision is made for the best to be the best – to guide students to develop into well-balanced human beings, with a strong ethical sense – well fed in body, mind and spirit.


OPEN MASTERCLASSES 2016

BOOKINGS AND INFORMATION

20 March Melbourne
1 May Sydney
22 May Brisbane
29 May

Launceston

19 June Canberra
10 or 11 July (Date TBC)
Cairns
18 or 19 July (Date TBC) Adelaide

20, 21 or 22 July
(Date TBC)

Perth

9 October Sydney

 

 


NEW OPEN MELBOURNE CLASSES - TERM 2

BOOKINGS AND INFORMATION

STARTING CLASS
Tuesday 19 April 11.15am Pre-School Ballet (3 to 4 years old)
Wednesday 20 April 11.45 am Pre-School Ballet (3 to 4 years old)
Saturday 16 April 10.15am Children's Ballet (5 to 6 years old)
Saturday 16 April 11.30am Children's Ballet (7 to 8 years old)
Friday 15 April - 4.45pm

Boys Programme (9 to 12 years old)

Friday 15 April - 6.15pm Boys Programme (12 to 15 years old)

 

 

NATIONAL AUDITION TOUR 2016

APPLICATION FORM

29 May

Launceston

19 June Canberra NOW CONFIRMED
3 to 6 July Sydney
6 to 8 July Brisbane
11 July
Cairns
18 to 19 July Adelaide

20 to 22 July

Perth

25 to 27 July Melbourne

8 to 13 August

FINALS

 


WINTER SCHOOL 2016

BOOKINGS AND INFORMATION

6 to 8 July

Melbourne

 

 

SUMMER SCHOOL 2017

BOOKINGS AND INFORMATION

3 to 7 January 2017 Melbourne - Week 1
8 to 12 January 2017

Melbourne - Week 2



 

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Open Masterclasses
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Summer School 2017
http://www.trybooking.com/20364


 

 


WE NEED YOUR HELP
The Australian Ballet School is an autonomous, not-for-profit organisation that auditions and accepts students from all over urban and rural Australia and overseas based solely on talent and artistic potential, regardless of their financial circumstances.

The School currently receives 38% of its income from the Federal Government. The remainder is raised through fees, philanthropic support and performances. Fees are kept to a minimum to ensure that no student is disadvantaged due to financial circumstances so they do not cover the full costs associated with training. As a result, we need your help.

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