Auditions Calendar 2024
Thinking of joining a full-time dance course? Here are details and dates for 2024 dance courses.
Alegria Dance Studios
Courses: Full Time Classical Ballet Course (Contemporary, Spanish and Jazz included)
Auditions by private arrangement throughout the year.
Amanda Bollinger Dance Academy
Courses: After-School Classes for 3-16 year olds, 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)
Audition date (or by private arrangement): Private or In-class auditions throughout the year by appointment only
Annette Roselli Dance Academy
Tingalpa/Manly West, Queensland
Courses: Annette Roselli Dance Academy full-time and part-time Elite Training Program (ETP). Certificate IV in Dance (CUA40120), Certificate IV in Dance Teaching and Management (CUA40320), Diploma of Professional Dance - Elite Performance (CUA51520) Advanced Diploma of Professional Dance - Elite Performance (CUA60120).
Private auditions available throughout the year by appointment or online as required
The Australian Ballet School
Courses: Auditions are required for entry into The Australian Ballet School’s Intra/Interstate & International (ITP) Programs and Full Time Program, which includes the Diploma of Professional Dance (Elite Performance) (CUA51520, CRICOS 110134D); Advanced Diploma of Professional Dance (Elite Performance) (CUA60120, CRICOS 110135C); Graduate Diploma of Classical Ballet (11008NAT, CRICOS 108466B)
Audition dates: Two ways to audition: via the annual National Audition Tour or by submitting a digital audition www.australianballetschool.com.au/auditions
The Conlan College
Courses: Full Time Training and Vocational Stream
Audition date (or by private arrangement): Private Auditions by arrangement
North Strathfield, NSW
Courses: 10874NAT Advanced Diploma of Performing Arts Course. Visit our website to request a Prospectus and Audition application form.
Audition dates - Brisbane: Saturday 3rd June, Sydney: Sunday 4th June
The Jane Moore Academy of Ballet
Courses: Full Time & Part-time Coaching Program 2024
Audition date (or by private arrangement): By Private Arrangement
North Strathfield, NSW
Courses: Classical Ballet, Commercial Dance, Contemporary Dance, Senior Contemporary Dance (with Sydney Dance Company). Up to 2 hours of training daily integrated into a normal school day.
Audition dates: Friday 24 March / Friday 26 May / Friday 18 August / Thursday 26 October. You can also audition via video.
National College of Dance
Lambton Newcastle NSW
Courses: Professionally designed and trained elite training programs for dancers wishing to have a career in the dance / arts industry Associate Program, Certificate II in Dance, Certificate III in Dance, Certificate IV in Dance, Diploma of Professional Dance (Elite Performance). Advanced Diploma of Professional Dance (Elite Performance) Certificate III in Dance Teaching and Management
Audition date (or by private arrangement): Auditions are by private arrangement, https://nationalcollegeofdance.com/full-time/request-an-audition/
The National Ballet School
St Kilda, Victoria
Courses: CUA40120 Certificate IV in Dance CUA51520 Diploma of Professional Dance (Elite Performance) CUA60120 Advanced Diploma of Professional Dance (elite Performance)
Auditions: Register for Auditions from 8 May. Auditions will be held in September/October 2023.
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 Performance (Level 6) is a two-year course designed to prepare students for a performance career. Upon completion, students may apply to complete The New Zealand School of Dance Diploma in Dance Performance (Level 7), which focusses on providing performance opportunities and industry experience. The New Zealand School of Dance 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.
2023 Audition Dates: • 23 September: Wellington, New Zealand • Date TBC: Sydney, Australia • Date TBC: Melbourne, Australia • Date TBC: Brisbane, Australia Please visit our website for full details on how to register for auditions.
Courses: Company and Jette Parker Young Artists
Auditions: 2 September – Brisbane / 10 September 2023 – Melbourne
Queensland Ballet Academy
Kelvin Grove, Brisbane, Qld
Course: Pre-Professional Program (post secondary school)
Audition: 2 September – Brisbane / 10 September – Melbourne Course: Upper and Lower School (Academic Years 7-12). This full-time finishing year offers outstanding young dancers the real-world preparation they need to join a professional company.
Audition: 20 August – Sydney / 26 August – Brisbane / 3 September – Melbourne Course: Foundation Program (Academic 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: 12 June & 22 November – Brisbane Course: Guest Academy Program (Academic Years 7-9). 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 2024 close on 3 November 2023.
Queensland College of Dance
Kedron, Brisbane, Queensland
Courses: Full-time Accredited Courses: BALLET, COMMERCIAL, CONTEMPORARY, MUSICAL THEATRE. CUA51520 Diploma of Professional Dance (Elite Performance). CUA60120 Advanced Diploma of Professional Dance (Elite Performance). CUA50220 Diploma of Musical Theatre. 10955NAT Advanced Diploma of Art (Musical Theatre and Commercial Dance). Part-time Accredited Course: DANCE EXCELLENCE. CUA30120 Certificate III in Dance. Part-time Non-Accredited Course: ELITE BALLET. Audition date (or by private arrangement): INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE AUDITION DAY - Ballet, Commercial, Contemporary, Musical Theatre, Dance Excellence, Elite Ballet: Sunday 13th August 2023 (register online).
Private Auditions and Video Submissions also available.
Sydney Dance Company Pre-Professional Year
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 (RTO #45863). See website for more information on auditioning.
Audition: 25 September 2023, or online as required.
TAFE SA I Adelaide College of the Arts
Adelaide, South Australia
Courses: Certificate IV in Dance [CUA40120] and Bachelor of Creative Arts (Dance)
Audition date (or by private arrangement): Live Auditions: Friday 8 September, Wednesday 18 October and Friday 17 November 2023, 9am – 2pm Video Auditions: open 24 July and close 24 November 2023 and can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
Tanya Pearson Academy
St Leonards, NSW
Courses: Full Time Programs (Levels I, II, III & Pre-Professional) Qualification: CUA51520 – Diploma of Professional Dance (Elite Performance)
Audition by video or private audition throughout the year: tanyapearsonacademy.com.au/full-time-courses-audition-application-form/
Part Time Programs Audition by video or private audition throughout the year: tanyapearsonacademy.com.au/pt-forms/
Transition & Affiliate Program Applications welcome throughout the year: tanyapearsonacademy.com.au/transition-affiliate-forms/
Terry Simpson Studios
Courses: Full-Time Vocational Coaching Programme
Audition date (or by private arrangement): By Arrangement
Courses: *NEW* Pre-Professional Musical Theatre (Diploma of Musical Theatre) Pre-Professional Performing Arts (Diploma of Professional Dance - Elite Performance) Pre-Professional Contemporary (Diploma of Professional Dance - Elite Performance) Dance Teaching & Management (Certificate IV & Diploma of Dance Teaching & Management) High School Academy (High School Certificate) Elevate Training Program (Youth Program)
Audition date (or by private arrangement): 29th April 2023 24th June 2022 (Academy & Youth Programs) 22nd July 2023 9th September 2023 14th October 2023 (Academy & Youth Programs)
The Victorian College of the Arts, the University of Melbourne
Courses: Bachelor of Fine Arts (Dance), Master of Dance
Audition date (or by private arrangement): Please check our website for more information on applications and auditions.
Mt Lawley, WA
Courses: C78 - CUA51520 Diploma of Professional Dance - Elite Performance; C79 - CUA60120 Advanced Diploma of Professional Dance - Elite Performance; T73 Bachelor of Arts (Dance); W92 Bachelor of Performing Arts Honours
Audition date (or by private arrangement): Perth – 5 & 6 October 2023 | National Auditions – 25/9 - 30/9 2023 (Dates and Venues TBC)