Auditions Calendar 2023


Thinking of joining a full-time dance course? See below for details and dates for the 2023 intake.


Academy of Music & Performing Arts (AMPA)
Alexandria, NSW
Courses: Bachelor of Dance, Associate of Dance
Audition date (or by private arrangement): 15/7/22, 26/9/22, 28/11/22


Alegria Dance Studios
Woolloomooloo, NSW
Courses: Full Time Classical Ballet Course (Contemporary, Spanish and Jazz included)
Auditions by private arrangement throughout the year.


Amanda Bollinger Dance Academy
Southport, Qld
Courses: Part-Time Training Program for 12-14 year olds & Full-Time Training Program from 13 years, with Nationally Recognised Qualifications in Dance offered in partnership with Empowerdance Pty Ltd (RTO: 40397)
Auditions throughout the year by appointment only


Annette Roselli Dance Academy
Tingalpa/Manly West, Qld
Courses: Annette Roselli Dance Academy full-time and part-time Elite Training Program (ETP). Certificate IV in Dance, Certificate IV in Dance Teaching and Management, Diploma in Dance, Advanced Diploma in Dance 
Auditions Sunday 11 September or by private arrangement or DVD.


The Australian Ballet School
Melbourne, Vic
Courses: Auditions are required for entry into The Australian Ballet School’s Intra/Interstate & International (ITP) Programs and Full Time Program -  Diploma of Dance (Elite Performance) (CUA50113, CRICOS 089445B); Advanced Diploma of Dance (Elite Performance) (CUA60113, CRICOS
089444C); Graduate Diploma of Classical Ballet (11008NAT, CRICOS 094275F).
Two ways to audition: via the annual National Audition Tour or by submitting a digital audition


The Australian College of Physical Education (ACPE)
Sydney Olympic Park, NSW
Courses: Bachelor of Dance Education, Bachelor of Dance Practice, Bachelor of Health Science (Dance)
Audition by appointment


The Australian Conservatoire of Ballet
Richmond, Vic
Courses: Professional Coaching Program (14 years and above) focuses on performance skills and employment preparation; Specialised Coaching Program (12-14 years) and Junior School (5 to 12 years)
Entry to all programs is by private audition throughout the year.


The Conlan College
Pymble, NSW
Courses: Traditional Full Time (academic years 8 – 10) Vocational Training (Certificate IV in Dance followed by Advanced Diploma in Professional Dance) (academic years 11 and 12)
Private auditions available all year round


North Strathfield, NSW
Courses: 10874NAT Advanced Diploma of Performing Arts Course.
Visit our website to request a Prospectus and Audition application form.
Audition Brisbane: Saturday 4th June; Sydney: Sunday 5th June


International Classical Ballet Academy
Greenwich, Sydney, NSW
Courses: Full Time Classical Ballet program (30-35hrs approx. a week, 10 weeks over 4 terms) for dancers aged 13 years to pre-professional.
Open Audition in person 11/9/2022 (open audition date subject to change)
Private Audition in person by appointment throughout the year
Submit a Digital Audition, available throughout the year


The Jane Moore Academy of Ballet
Highett, Vic
Courses: Classical Coaching Program Fulltime and Part time Day Program
Audition by Private Arrangement


Jason Coleman’s Ministry of Dance
North Melbourne, Vic
Courses: CUA51520 Diploma of Professional Dance (Elite Performance), CUA50220 Diploma of Musical Theatre, CUA40320 Cert IV in Dance Teaching
and Management
Audition Saturday, 30th, July


LAUNCH Performing Arts Centre
Mermaid Beach, Gold Coast
Courses: Pre-Professional Course; Certificate IV in Dance (CUA40120); Certificate IV in Musical Theatre (CUA40520); Certificate III in Dance – Part Time (CUA30120); Certificate IV in Dance Teaching and Management (CUA40320); LAUNCH Academy (High School Education)
Auditions: 1) In class auditions available throughout the year by application. 2) Audition Open Days scheduled twice yearly (see website for dates). 3) Video Submissions applications available year round.


The McDonald College
North Strathfield, NSW
We are an independent, non-denominational, co-educational Kindergarten – Year 12 school offering specialties in Classical Ballet; Contemporary (with Sydney Dance Company); Hip Hop; Jazz; Lyrical Jazz; and Tap. Dance is also offered for the HSC.
Audition dates: 27 May: 19 August; Friday 28 October


National College of Dance
Lambton, NSW
Courses: CUA30120 - Certificate 3 in Dance, CUA40120 - Certificate 4 in Dance, CUA51520 - Diploma of Professional Dance (Elite Performance), (CUA60120) Advanced Diploma of Professional Dance (Elite Performance) as well as CUA30920 - Certificate 3 In Music, CUA40920 - Certificate 4 in Music, CUA50820 - Diploma of Music
Audition: New intake in Term 3, 2022 by private arrangement.


National Institute of Circus Arts (NICA)
Melbourne, Vic
Courses: Bachelor of Circus Arts (3-year undergraduate degree); Certificate IV in Circus Arts (1-year course); Certificate III in Circus Arts (coming soon)
Audition applications open 20th June 2022 and close 30th August 2022; Nation-wide auditions tour 17th Sept – 29th Sept 2022


National Theatre Ballet School
Melbourne, Vic
Courses: CUA40120 Certificate IV in Dance; CUA51520 Diploma of Professional Dance (Elite performance); CUA60120 Advanced Diploma of Professional Dance (Elite performance)
Audition applications open 6 August for Melbourne 20 August; 29 October 2022. Digital applications accepted from 6 August - 18 December (18 November for International Students).


New Zealand School of Dance
Wellington, New Zealand
Courses: NZSD offers two full-time professional dance training programmes majoring in either Classical Ballet or Contemporary Dance: The New Zealand Diploma in Dance (Level 6) is a two year course designed to prepare students for a performance career.
Upon completion students may apply to complete The Diploma in Dance Performance (Level 7), which focusses on providing performance opportunities and industry experience.
The Diploma in Dance Performance (Level 7) is equivalent to an undergraduate degree, allowing the possibility of postgraduate study and many career pathways. Entry to full-time training at the New Zealand School of Dance is by audition.
2022 Audition Dates:
• 1 October: Wellington, New Zealand
• 3 October: Sydney, Australia
• 5 October: Melbourne, Australia
• 6 October: Brisbane, Australia
Please visit our website for full details on how to register for auditions.


Queensland Ballet Company
Brisbane, Qld
Courses: Jette Parker Young Artist Program (Queensland Ballet apprenticeship) and Queensland Ballet Company program
Auditions: Saturday 10 September – Brisbane; Sunday 11 September - Melbourne


Queensland Ballet Academy
Kelvin Grove, Brisbane, Qld
Course: Queensland Ballet Pre-Professional Program – post secondary school studies
Audition: 10th September – Brisbane, 11th September – Melbourne*, *Auditions for 2023 close 19th August
Course: Queensland Ballet Academy Program (Lower and Upper School) school years 7 – 12. This full-time finishing year offers outstanding young dancers the real-world preparation they need to join a professional company.
Audition: 27th August – Brisbane (Upper & Lower)*, *Auditions for 2023 close 15 August, 4th September - Sydney (Upper School), and 21st August – Melbourne (Upper School)
Course: Queensland Ballet Guest Academy Program. Our Guest Academy Levels 6 – 4 caters for advanced students living outside the Brisbane metropolitan area, including intrastate, interstate or international locations.
Audition: Via Video audition submission only. Audition Submissions for 2023 close 3rd November – Brisbane
Course: Foundation Program – school years 3 – 6. The Foundation Program is the first point of entry into Queensland Ballet Academy’s professional training programs, and is delivered after school hours, across the four terms of the Queensland state school calendar year.
Audition: 13th June* & November – Brisbane. Selection Experience Registration closes 3rd June


Queensland College of Dance
Kedron, Qld
Courses: CUA30120 – Certificate III in Dance; CUA50220 – Diploma of Musical Theatre; CUA51520 – Diploma of Professional Dance (Elite Performance);
CUA60120 – Advanced Diploma of Professional; Dance (Elite Performance); 10955NAT – Advanced Diploma of Art (Musical Theatre & Commercial Dance)
Audition: Commercial, Contemporary, Musical Theatre streams - Sunday 28th August, 2022. Classical audition - by private audition. (Now accepting online and private auditions.)


Qld National Ballet School
Windsor, Brisbane, Qld
Courses: Certificate IV in Dance CUA40120 (1-5 days per week) 12-15yrs; Advanced Diploma of Professional Dance (Elite Performance) CUA60120 (3-5days per week) 15yrs+
2023 Audition period August through to December. In person (private and group auditions available) and via video/zoom.


Queensland University of Technology
Kelvin Grove, Qld
Course: Bachelor of Fine Arts (Dance)
Application close date: 5pm Monday 26 September 2022


Sydney Dance Company Pre-Professional Year
Sydney, NSW
Courses: Professional Training in Classical and Contemporary Dance Technique and Performance Skills. Offering CUA51520 Diploma of Professional
Dance (Elite Performance) and CUA60120 Advanced Diploma of Professional Dance (Elite Performance) over 2 years, delivered through an auspice arrangement with the Australian Teachers of Dancing Limited (RTO 31624). See Website for more information on auditioning.
Audition: 26 September 2022, or online as required


Tanya Pearson Academy
St Leonards, Sydney, NSW
Courses: Full Time Programs (Levels I, II, III & Pre-Professional); Qualification: CUA51520 – Diploma of Professional Dance (Elite Performance)
Open Audition Day – July 15
Audition by video or private audition.
Part Time Programs Audition Dates – April 9 & July 2, Audition by video or private audition.
Transition & Affiliate Program applications welcome throughout the year:


Terry Simpson Studios
Adelaide, SA
Course: Full-Time Vocational Coaching Programme
Audition by arrangement


Transit Dance
Brunswick, Vic
Courses: Pre-Professional Performing Arts (CUA51520 - Diploma of Professional Dance) Pre-Professional Contemporary (CUA51520 - Diploma of Professional Dance) Graduate Pathway. Transit High School Academy
Audition: Saturday 30th April 2022; Saturday 9th July 2022; Saturday 10th September 2022; Saturday 12th November 2022
Please note: Interstate & International Applicants have the option of attending our auditions digitally if they are unable to travel to Melbourne for the scheduled dates.


The University of Melbourne
Melbourne, Vic
Courses: Bachelor of Fine Arts (Dance), Master of Dance
Auditions and interviews from October 2022


TAFE SA, Adelaide College of the Arts
Adelaide, SA
Courses: Certificate IV in Dance (CUA40113); Bachelor of Creative Arts (Dance) Dual Award; Degree delivered in partnership with Flinders University and TAFE SA
Live Auditions Wed 26 Oct and Wed 23 Nov 2022, 9am to 2pm. Video Auditions Open Mon 1 Aug and close Fri 21 Oct 2022. Live auditions will be held at the Adelaide College of the Arts, 39 Light Square, Adelaide.
Video auditions can be emailed to


Western Australian Academy of Performing arts (WAAPA)
Mount Lawley, WA
Courses: Bachelor of Arts (Dance) CUA51520 - Diploma of Professional Dance (Elite Performance) CUA60120 - Advanced Diploma of Professional Dance (Elite Performance); Bachelor of Performing Arts Honours; Master of Arts (Performing Arts)
All audition information will be live on the WAAPA website from 1st July