WHY SELECT US?

 Holistic, caring & nurturing environment

 A variety of dance styles & genres offered

 Catering for all age groups from 2yo to adult

Capped and small class sizes

 Elite training programs & part-time training

Highly qualified & skilled staff & live piano accompaniment

Accredited examinations for classical & commercial

Qualified in delivering RAD, Vaganova, AICD, ICDS, ACB, ATOD & BBO training methods

Competition opportunities

 International & national student accolades & success rate

 Affiliations with international & national schools

 Regular guest teachers, guest artists and workshops

 Annual professional & full scale productions

 Over 980m2 of world class facilities

 Safe & convenient location with 21 car spaces on site

 Male & females amenities & locker facilities

 Student study and eating area

 Office administration team & customer support

 Parents & Friends Committee and regular community events

OUR VALUES

 We are Student focused: Students are at the heart of everything we do at the Academy and their training and welfare are the basis of all decisions.

Faithful to our core mission: To create top quality dancers and well rounded individuals. We take a fully collaborative and inclusive approach and provide our students with international and national extra curricular opportunities and access to the professional industry.

Broadening access: Sharing our expertise in dance training by engaging with the wider dance community and bringing international and national industry professional guest artists, teachers, choreographers & dancers to the Academy.

Nurturing our students: We are respectful of our dancers as aspiring artists and as individual, intelligent human-beings.

Promoting excellence: We maintain the highest standards of excellence in classical ballet and dance training. Our commitment to excellence is also evident in our success & accolades, our world class facilities & faculty, our customer service.

One team: We support each other, creating a warm, nurturing environment for students to maximise their potential.

Training versatile dancers: Our highly skilled dancers are able to adapt to a broad range of  styles and genres. Our dancers are provided with in depth education on classical ballet, dance and it’s allied subjects.

Innovative and pioneering: We are a bold, forward-thinking organisation and bring this approach to all areas of our work with the utmost integrity.

Respecting our heritage: We ensure the rich heritage of the Academy is at the heart of our training. We honour the knowledge passed down to us from generation to generation and ensure our students are educated in the history of classical ballet & dance.

Committed to academic education: We give students the best possible support to continue with their education.  The Academy provide students with alternative means & options to aid them to maintain high standard in their results. In doing so we open up further opportunities for them beyond ballet and dance.

ABOUT US

THE ACADEMY 

Learn more about our speciality, mission & philosophy. Find out about life at the Academy and our safe & convenient location.

FACULTY

Find out about the Academy’s outstanding faculty as well as our renowned guest teachers,  choreographers, artists and patrons.

FACILITIES

Boasting one of Melbourne’s largest purpose built studios with over 980m2 of world class cutting-edge services & facilities. 

SUCCESS & ACCOLADES

Academy students have been accepted or invited into the following prestigious and world renown companies & schools for full-time or part-time vocational training, international competitions, summer intensive programs & guest artist performances with;

  • English National Ballet School
  • Bolshoi Ballet
  • Académie Princesse Grace
  • Vaganova Academy

  • The Australian Ballet School
  • Paris Opera Ballet School
  • Houston Ballet (Guest Artist)
  • Australian Ballet (Guest Artist)
  • Joffrey Ballet School
  • Petipa International Ballet Competition
  • Brussels International Ballet School
  • Queensland Ballet Senior Program
  • Victorian College of the Arts VCASS
  • Hungarian National Ballet School
  • Ecole Superieure de Danse – Rosella Hightower

REGISTRATIONS & BOOKINGS

HIRE OPTIONS

VENUE HIRE

Enquire about hiring one of our state of the art studios or our entire premises for casual or permanent usage.

COSTUME HIRE

Catering for Ballet, Jazz, Contemporary, Tap, Character, Hip Hop, Musical Theatre & Drama with costumes & headpieces.

PROPS & SETS

We  have a varied range of props & Scenery varying from ‘Nutcracker’, “Story Time’, ‘Polar Express and lots more…

BACKDROPS 

We have our own unique and custom made backdrops that are suitable for all stage cycloramas in a variant of themes.