Melbourne Conservatoire of Ballet

Melbourne Conservatoire of Ballet

4/2 Bromham Place
VIC 3121

03 9421 2000



Melbourne Conservatoire of Ballet
Melbourne Conservatoire of Ballet


  • CUA40113 Certificate IV in Dance - Half-Day Training
  • CUA50113 Diploma of Dance (Elite Performance) - Half-Day Training
  • CUA60113 Advanced Diploma of Dance (Elite Performance) (2-year course) - Full-Time Training
  • Specialised Coaching - After School/Evening Training
  • Junior Program - After School/Evening Training (5yrs +)

Students may continue academic studies at a secondary school or by distance education.
Melbourne Conservatoire of Ballet is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) with Full-Time and Half-Day courses nationally accredited by the Australian Skills Quality Authority. MCB is also CRICOS registered to provide higher education to International students.

Main subjects:

Classical, pointe, repertoire, pas de deux, contemporary, boys coaching, character dance, performance, fitness and other related dance styles and industry practice.

Practical dance classes per week:

Classes range from 17 to 25 classes.

Contact hours per day:

4 to 6 hours per day.

Pre-Requisites/ entry requirements:

Intermediate to advanced level of ballet technique including strong pointe work for all female auditionees.

Main teachers:

John Sandurski, Valmai Roberts, Chiara Ferri, Stacey McCallum, Melanie Moravski-Dechnicz and Nickely Burke with regular guest teachers throughout the year.

Audition date:

Between September and November. Auditions during the year are arranged privately. Zoom auditions are also available.

Audition requirements:

Entry to all courses is by audition consisting of a practical dance class and comprehensive interview. A photograph in ballet attire and a medical certificate must be submitted with an audition fee prior to the audition.


From $1,550 per term.

Scholarships or subsidies:

Students who possess exceptional talent may be offered a tuition scholarship.

Possible career options: 

MCB Prepares students for careers in both national and International professional classical ballet and dance companies.

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