Tuesday 10am – 11.30am
This class is ideal for the beginner or for an adult who wishes to return to dance. The adult learner is encouraged to explore movement at their own pace as well as giving challenges with co-ordinated enchainments. The class will focus on posture,strength and graceful arm movements.
Advanced Open Classical
Saturday 09:00 – 10:30 am
This class is suitable for all Full-Time & Pre-Professional dancers of advanced level. It is also ideal for professional dancers who want to keep up their training and conditioning.
Junior Extension Artist Program
Duration: The last 2 weeks of every Victorian school term
The J.E.A.P (Junior Extension Artists Program) gives opportunities to students that show excellent facility in ballet aged between 14 and 17 that live in Australia and New Zealand from regional and remote areas, expanding their dance, performance, choreographic skills and technique while connecting with other like-minded peers and forming life-long bonds with others under the banner of the National Theatre Ballet School.
The J.E.A.P program offers pathways as the students mature in their dance practise and drive to a further professional career.
Asia Pacific Ballet Forum
July 9th – 11th
The Asian Pacific Ballet Forum (APBF) in partnership with The National Theatre Ballet School and The Australian National Memorial Theatre aspires to be a platform for enthusiastic and passionate dancers, from ages 8 and above of all nationalities and social backgrounds to explore their potential in dance and to inspire their professional and personal growth by connecting with like-minded people.
All Boys Ballet Workshop
Saturdays at 1:00pm – 3:00pm (3 Sessions)
Join other boys in ballet and learn how to dance like a male ballet dancer. “All Boys Ballet” is hosted by Artistic Director Damian Smith. With over 20 years in training male dancers is now opening up as a public event his new ‘All Boys Ballet’ workshops. Join Damian and other male dancers at the National Theatre Ballet School where you will learn the ways of a male dancer in a men’s ballet class and technique. Focusing on presentation, elevation, grand pirouettes and how to play the role of a Prince. Join Damian and like-minded boys who share a passion for ballet.