Kim Baker Ballet Academy
Unit 2/27 Laurence Rd
0438 673 212
DANCER COURSE - The full-time dancer course is based on the renowned Vaganova classical ballet syllabus and industry professionals lead the contemporary dance classes. It is suitable for the dedicated and talented dancer who would like to pursue a career in classical or contemporary dance.
Students attend the School of Isolated and Distance Education (SIDE) for their schooling from years 7-12. Year 11 and 12 students also have the option of attending the certificate course for study. This includes CUA40120 Certificate IV in Dance, delivered through our partners Empowerdance (40397).
Students can attend Certificate Courses at the Kim Baker Ballet Academy (in partnership with Empowerdance).
TEACHER COURSE - The full-time teacher course includes full time dance training alongside CUA40320 Certificate IV in Dance Teaching and Management Elevate classes, which are delivered through our partners Empowerdance (40397). This course is suitable for students wanting a career in Dance Teaching.
The Kim Baker Ballet Academy is recognised as one of the leading ballet training academies in Western Australia and offers the Professional Training Full Time Specialist Course for talented dancers who would like to take their training to the next level and pursue a career in dance, and future leaders who would like to pursue a career in dance teaching. The students attend a well - developed integrated training program including Vaganova based classical ballet, contemporary dance, education studies through SIDE, CUA40120 Certificate IV in Dance and CUA40320 Certificate IV in Dance Teaching and Management (delivered by our Partners Empowerdance) along with our already established Certificate Course if requested.
At KBBA we are passionately committed to strive for excellence, whilst preparing the students for a career in the profession in a supportive and encouraging environment.
Ballet classes with syllabus based on the famous Vaganova training
Contemporary dance classes with the program led by Industry professionals
Pas de Deux
Specialist coaching programs
PBT, Fitness, Stretch and Pilates programs
Teaching and Assist teaching for teacher course
Senior Dancer - 37.5 hours including school webinars. Days include Monday to Saturday
Teacher - 28 hours including minimum teaching and assist teaching Monday to Friday
Students must be of intermediate to advanced levels and be dedicated and driven to strive
for excellence. Students must be 12yrs- 18yrs to enter the dancer course and 16yrs and above to enter the teacher course. Younger students can attend the part time Specialist After School Program.
Entry is by audition only.
The teaching faculty includes professional, accredited teachers who have had a career in
dance, and/or hold a Diploma or Bachelor of Dance.
Acceptance to the Professional Training Full Time Specialist Course is by Audition only.
Auditions are held at any time throughout the year where applicants are required to
participate in a classical ballet class with students of a similar age.
Please Phone or Email to book your audition at any time throughout the year:
PH: 0438 673 212
A brochure with fee structure will be sent on request, or please phone to acquire the fee
structure. Additional information can be located on the KBBA website: www.kbba.com.au
Possible Career Options
Audition Tours are held each year, where students can audition or attend for experience, and we individually design professional pathways for graduating students. Online auditions are also tailored for the individual.
Past and Present student success includes:
We have had many successes with the students attending the Specialist Course, with students being accepted into the Australian Ballet School, WA Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA), West Australian Ballet Masterclasses, New Zealand School of Dance, Victorian College of the Arts Bachelor Course, National Theatre Ballet School (Melbourne), Tanya Pearson Coaching Academy (Sydney), Joffrey Ballet School Summer Intensive in New York, Houston Ballet School Summer Intensive, The Adelaide Centre of Performing Arts Bachelor Course, Transitions Dance Company in England, Victorian State Ballet Company and the Ballet Russe Company in Bulgaria.
Please visit the website for past and present student success.