Public Classes

Adult Ballet

Tuesday 10.30 am – 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.

Open Ballet

Open Ballet Class: Saturday 9:00-10:30am

10 weeks only $250 if paid via enrolment form. Casual rate available $30.

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.

All Boys Ballet Workshop

All Boys Ballet” is hosted by Artistic Director Damian Smith. With over 20 years of training male dancers, he 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. Work with Damian and like-minded boys who share a passion for ballet.

Junior Extension Artist Program

Duration: The last 2 weeks of every Victorian school term – TBC

The J.E.A.P (Junior Extension Artists Program) gives opportunities to students that show excellent facility in ballet. The program is aimed at those aged between 14 and 17 that live in Australia / New Zealand in regional and remote areas.

Students will expand 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.

Date for 2021 TBC.

Onstage Summer School  2022

Dates: January 3rd – 8th, 2022
(On Stage Performance 6th January)

Enjoy classes and rehearsals on our glorious heritage stage and experience training with some of Australia’s top industry artists. Learn from internationally acclaimed dancers who have performed in some of the world’s most reputable companies including the New York City Ballet, Beijing Ballet, San Francisco Ballet, Hong Kong Ballet, The Australian Ballet, The Royal Ballet and many more!

Junior 8 -10
Intermediate 11-14 (including pre-pointe)
Senior ages 15+

Early Bird Specials open in July 2022