The Australian Ballet School Showcase 2017: Melbourne

The Australian Ballet is proud to present this unique opportunity to see the stars of the future perform with the creativity, passion and artistic expression that is being championed under the leadership of Lisa Pavane.

Each year audiences are thrilled by the excellence and artistry of our hard working and talented students and this year all levels will be represented in a diverse repertoire that fulfils the School’s mission to honour the past, achieve in the present and create the future. The School is proud to present acclaimed works and new creations by famed choreographers and our talented faculty.

Serenade | George Balanchine
Défilé | Paul Knobloch
Allegro Vivo | Mark Annear
A New Work | Paul Knobloch
Garland Waltz | Simon Dow
Jubilation | Mark Annear
Gorilla | Lucas Jervies
Vitae | Margaret Wilson
The Call | Simon Dow

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Discover the magic of ballet with classical dance classes in North Melbourne and Williamstown, exclusively for adults, who love to dance and are looking for exceptional dance teachers.


Expressions of Interest are now open for DirtyFeet's August and September Labs with choreographers Ashlee Barton and Emma Harrison at ReadyMade Rehearsal Space, Ultimo, Sydney.

Sydney Dance Company is pleased to invite applications from talented Australian and New Zealand dancers wishing to take part in its Pre-Professional Year program in 2018.


This September, Australia’s next generation of circus talents will be on show when the National Institute of Circus Arts (NICA) presents PRECIPICE.

With special guest performances by Queensland Ballet’s Mia Heathcote & Joel Woellner, as well as Alexander Smith (John Cranko Schule, Stuttgart) & Aaron Matheson (Sydney Dance Company Pre Professional Year).

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The 6h annual Australian Tap Dance Festival shuffles into Melbourne 30 September – 6 October with a world class line-up of dancers arriving for Australia’s premiere celebration of tap from across Australia, New Zealand, Europe and the United States.


Director, choreographer and dance animateur Alice Lee Holland leads a unique workshop experience for a collective of curious young movers in Melbourne these school holidays.

NICA is calling for young people with backgrounds in areas such as circus, gymnastics, dance, martial arts and theatre to audition for a place in Australia’s only Bachelor of Circus Arts.