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7 > 9 October 2014

Bookings are now open for WAB’s October School Holiday Workshops: Tuesday 7, Wednesday 8 & Thursday 9 October at the West Australian Ballet Centre, 134 Whatley Crescent, Maylands.
School Holiday Workshops at West Australian Ballet give dance students the wonderful opportunity take a class with one of our staff, and take a step inside the studios to watch the professional dancers at work. They’re a great way to keep dancing over the holidays, to further your technique, learn new things and make new friends.


Classes cost $30 for Great Leaps members and $35 for non-members. Payment must be made at the time of booking by credit card over the phone. Not a Great Leaps member? Apply here. Parents may stay and watch if desired. Students can book in for one, two or all three days, in the following age groups.



5 – 8 year olds: 9.30am – 11.30am
9 – 12 year olds SOLD OUT  10.45am – 12.45pm
13 – 15 year olds: 2.00pm – 4.00pm


To book, please call the education department on 9214 0709 with the following details:

  • Student’s Full Name
  • Student’s Age
  • Student’s Great Leaps Membership Number (if applicable)
  • Parent’s Full Name
  • Contact Phone
  • Contact Email
  • How many sessions and which dates
  • Payment details



West Australian Ballet and Ausdance WA present a series of Guest Open Classes in 2014. Featuring teachers of international acclaim, this is a great opportunity for students to watch WAB rehearsals and take class with some of the worlds leading teachers.


$20 Ausdance members / $45 non-members

(If your dance school is a member of Ausdance WA then you are automatically eligible for the Ausdance member rate.)


Keep an eye on our website for more information on our next Guest Open Class.



We believe everyone should have the chance to watch outstanding, professional ballet. With the assistance of Bankwest, Great Leaps is designed to support dance teachers, without adding extra work. Great Leaps is a free membership programme that provides students with easy access to information about WAB, workshop opportunities, and discount tickets to performances. Membership is free, and open to all dance students in WA aged between 5 & 17 years, and all full-time dance students based in WA.


Download the Great Leaps 2014 Information Sheet


Download the Great Leaps 2014 Application Form



New in 2014, WAB’s Masterclass Programme will take ballet students to new heights. The programme is designed to assist in student training more deeply than ever before. Over four evening sessions, students will build on their skills and extend their technique through coaching from WAB’s artistic staff, whilst gaining greater understanding of the workings of a professional ballet company.  Open to two age groups: 13 – 14 year olds and 15 and above, positions are by audition only.


The audition process has closed for 2014. Information regarding the 2015 programme will be available approximately December 2014.