Supporter Events

Here you will find The Australian Ballet School’s Patrons & Friends Calendar, detailing events for July – December 2018. You can view the Calendar and make bookings to some events now via the links below.

With two-thirds of our annual funding derived from non-governmental sources, your support is inseparable from the story of The Australian Ballet School.

Thank you for making a difference – to the lives of our students and the future of ballet in Australia.

We look forward to seeing you at one of our events in 2018, as you continue your story with The Australian Ballet School.

Development Team
+61 3 9669 2807 

The Art of Character Dance
22 August 2018, 6.00 pm - 7.30 pm
The Australian Ballet School, Level 5 / 2 Kavanagh Street
Southbank VIC 3006
Free event

“Many times in a classical ballet performance, some movements seem not to belong to classical ballet, those are Character movements.” – Mme. Yelena Sherstnieva, former soloist of the Kirov Ballet. Explore why Character class is so important to the developing dancer, with our Character Teacher, Christine Howard.


Melbourne Alumni Celebration

2 September 2018, 2.30 pm - 5.00 pm
Cranlana, 62 Clendon Road Toorak VIC 3142
Free event

We warmly invite our Melbourne alumni to join Director Lisa Pavane for a special afternoon at Cranlana. Our mission is to honour the past, achieve in the present, create the future, and we would like to acknowledge your part in our history.


Studio Lunch 2018

17 October 2018, 12.00 pm - 2.00 pm
The Australian Ballet School, Level 5 / 2 Kavanagh Street
with a tax-deductable donation of $250 per person

Welcome to our elegant and artful world as you join us for a special lunch and performance in the intimate setting of our Studios. A truly unique opportunity to celebrate and support our next generation of ballet stars.


Dinner with the Director
3 December 2018, 6.30 pm for 7.00 pm
The Athenaeum Club, 87 Collins Street Melbourne VIC 3000
$150 per person

Celebrate with Director Lisa Pavane  and our graduating year students. This annual dinner is an opportunity to enjoy great food and company, as well as acknowledging the hard work and dedication of our graduands before they embark on their professional journey.