Our vision is to inspire the future of classical ballet by nurturing, training & educating exceptional young dancers in preparation of a professional career in dance.
Our aim is to provide individualised dance training that addresses each students unique learning styles. Classes are designed to encourage, challenge & extend all students to achieve their personal best. Our highly professional staff strive for excellence, whilst inspiring & nurturing our students to reach their full potential through their passion, commitment & love of dance.
Our mission is to nurture, train and educate exceptional young dancers to a high standard of technical and artistic development by providing them with an array of opportunities, unique & professional training programs, world class facilties & performances and access to international and national school/company directors, teacher & choreographers; whilst maintaining a supportive learning environment that allows our students to develop the high level of technical and performance skills required to pursue a professional career in dance.
We believe training should not just be abridged to the Arts, but should extend to train each student to be a well-rounded individual. We instil in our students etiquette, discipline, equality, confidence, the ability to work as a team & to encourage one another. The Academy aims to provide a supportive learning environment that then allows our students to develop the high level of technical & performance skills required to pursue a professional career in dance. We believe our holistic approach to the arts & life provide the students with the skill sets necessary to pursue a professional career in dance as well as in other areas outside of dance & the allied Arts.
Melbourne Academy of the Arts was established in 2008 and is recognised in the dance industry as one of Melbourne’s premier and elite training institutions for dance, launching the next generation of dancers onto the world stage. Since its inception, the Academy has provided the highest quality ballet & dance training for successfully accepted and enrolled students. Through various uniquely driven programs and through our commitment to providing world class training, we achieve multiple successes and accolades annually. Former students have gained successful entry into international and national prestigious full time schools, pupils of the Academy continually place in top positions in national and international competitions and pursue professional careers in dance around the world.
The Academy is situated in the City of Kingston & Bayside area, students from all over Victoria travel great lengths to attend our elite training centre in order to receive specialised and further coaching in classical ballet and dance. Students from schools all over Victoria participate in our Non for profit youth performance company, “The Australian National Youth Ballet”, for a chance to work with international/national principal dancers, guest artists and choreographers. Our creatively driven & individualised training programmes are designed to take students from their first introduction to movement through a full course of ballet & dance study. Alongside our carefully structured training programmes, the Academy have an outstanding international faculty of teachers, guest teachers/artists and choreographers. We also offer stage and performance practice in our full scale and professional repertory productions annually as well as provide our students with world class facilities in order to further aid, develop and produce dancers of a high calibre.