Public Programmes

Join us at the West Australian Ballet Centre (WAB HQ), our beautiful art deco heritage-listed home, for a range of public programmes in 2014.



Adult ballet and contemporary classes take place every Tuesday and Wednesday at the West Australian Ballet Centre, taught by leading Western Australian dancers past and present. For fun and fitness, classes are offered at all skill levels as a term enrollment with some available on a casual basis. Please note that you must be at least 18 years old to attend these classes. . Please click here for more information >.





6.15pm-7.30pm            Ballet Basics (Andries) *For total beginners

6.15pm-7.30pm            Advanced Ballet (Meg)

6.15pm-7.30pm            Intermediate Ballet (Florence)

7.30pm-8.45pm            Intermediate Ballet (Andries)

7.30pm-8.45pm            Beginners Ballet (Florence)

7.45pm-8.45pm            Pointe (Meg)



6.15pm-7.30pm            Beginners Ballet (Donna)

6.15pm-7.30pm            Intermediate Ballet (Andries)

7.30pm-8.45pm            Contemporary (Laura)

7.30pm-8.45pm            Ballet Basics (Donna) *For total beginners




Monday Vernissage

These informative presentations will enhance your knowledge and enjoyment of ballet. Tickets are $30 or $20 for season package holders, including a glass of bubbly on arrival. For bookings and/or further info email WAB HQ at or give us a call on (08) 9214 0707.


Monday 7 April, 7-8pm

The Ballets Russes in Australia: WAB’s debt to Serge Diaghilev and Col. de Basil

Lee Christofis

Lee is a former dancer, reviewer and most recently, Curator of Dance at the National Library of Australia.


Monday 11 August, 7-8pm

The French Connection: bringing new life to heritage ballets

Marc Ribaud

Marc is choreographer for La Fille mal gardée and formerly Artistic Director of Royal Swedish Ballet and Nice Opera Ballet.


Monday 6 October, 7-8pm

Romantic ballet and the art of the ‘white act’

Maina Gielgud

Maina is a former acclaimed prima ballerina and more recently Artistic Director of The Australian Ballet and Royal Danish Ballet.



Open Fridays

Step into the studio and watch how the dancers start their day. General public are welcome to watch WAB’s Open Classes at 10am on the following Fridays: 28 March, 30 May, 25 July, 26 September, and 31 October. $10 per person, contact or (08) 9214 0707 for more information.