How to Audition

Full Time Ballet Audition Application 2019

Students who want to apply for a place on any of the National Theatre Melbourne Full Time courses must complete an audition for a place.

2019 Audition date: August 17th

To Apply

Step 1 – Complete the Audition Application Form with all relevant information that has to be provided for your course and pay the application fee. You will be advised of the audition requirements and times. 

Step 2 – Accept your offer of a place on your chosen course and complete the enrollment paperwork provided by the School Administrator.

Step 3 – You will receive information on your course term dates and orientation.

Step 4 –  Pay your fees prior to the course start date.  The School Administrator will organise an invoice and advise you on the payment methods.

Entry Requirements

Acceptance is by audition only. Students must meet all requirements and pass all units of competency in each subsequent year to obtain the qualification.

International Students

International Students are encouraged to apply. Please visit our International Student Information page for all audition requirements.


USI: For information regarding your Unique Student Identification number, please visit our Student Information Page or the Australian Government’s USI website.

Fees are payable by the census date of each unit in advance. Students who are eligible for VET Student Loans may be able to obtain an Australian Government student loan to a maximum of $10,000 of their tuition fees in this course. (see VET student Loans)

The Course is also approved for Austudy, ABSTUDY and the Pensioner Education Supplement. For more information on undertaking accredited acting courses with the National Theatre Drama School, please contact us at 

For a full breakdown of unit costs, and census dates please download the following document NTDS census dates 2018