Entry into Ballet Theatre Australia is by audition only. Students are assessed on their flexibility, strength, physicality, musicality, concentration level and their inherent ability to apply corrections. A student may audition in the following ways:

Class Audition:

An applicant may attend a regular class with the director of Ballet Theatre Australia and students of the school. In a class audition, the applicant will get the chance to experience the style of training within a class environment, for a non-refundable fee of $30.00.

DVD Audition (for full-time only):

An applicant may send an audition DVD for consideration by the director of Ballet Theatre Australia. Applicants must include barre work comprising of plié, tendue, adage and grand battement (one side only) and centre practice consisting of adage, pirouettes and petite and grand allegro. Females must include one relevé pointe combination. Please send us the audition form and a non-refundable fee of $50.00. All cheques must be made payable to “Ballet Theatre Australia”.


The following photographs are required with your audition form:

  • Fifth position à terre
  • First arabesque
  • Relevé fifth position en pointe


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