For Ballet Students


School Holiday Workshops at West Australian Ballet give dance students aged 4 to 15 the wonderful opportunity to take a class with one of our staff, and take a behind the scene’s look at a professional ballet company. They’re a great way to keep dancing over the holidays, to further your technique, learn new things and make new friends. 

School Holiday Workshop Dates:

20 – 22 January 2015. Bookings open 15 December 2014.

14 – 16 April 2015. Bookings open 16 March 2015.

7 – 9 July 2015. Bookings open 8 June 2015.

6 – 8 October 2015. Bookings open 7 September 2015.



School Holiday Workshops   7 – 9 July 2015


Bookings are now open for West Australian Ballet’s popular School Holiday Workshops: Tuesday 7, Wednesday 8 & Thursday 9 July at the West Australian Ballet Centre, 134 Whatley Crescent, Maylands.

School Holiday Workshops are a fantastic activity for young dancers to keep dancing over the holidays, to make new friends, and take a sneak peek behind the scenes at Australia’s oldest professional ballet company. You might even meet a real ballerina!


Parents may stay and watch if desired or help themselves to tea and coffee in our heritage foyer whilst waiting. Please note, this is not a “drop off & leave” activity, parents or guardians must stay on premises for the duration.


Students can book in for one, two or all three days, in the following age groups:

4 – 6 year olds: 9.15am – 10.30am
7 – 9 year olds: 10.00am – 11.30am
10 – 12 year olds* 1.30pm – 3.00pm
13 – 15 year olds* 2.30pm – 4.30pm

*Minimum 1 year of ballet experience necessary for 10 – 15 age groups.
4 – 6 year old sessions:         $25 per child / $20 for Great Leaps members
All other sessions:                $35 per child / $30 for Great Leaps members

To become a member of Great Leaps apply here.


To Book:
Please email with the following details:

  • Student’s Full Name
  • Student’s Age
  • Student’s 2015 Great Leaps Membership Number (if applicable)
  • Parent’s Full Name
  • Contact Phone
  • Contact Email
  • How many sessions and which dates

You will receive a reply email notifying if you have successfully booked a place for the workshop. This email will also contain payment information.







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West Australian Ballet presents a series of Guest Open Classes featuring teachers of international acclaim currently visiting the company. This is a great opportunity for students to watch WAB rehearsals and take class with some of the world’s leading teachers. Classes are open to students aged 15 years and over and are studying at a minimum RAD Intermediate/Advanced Foundation level (or equivalent).


Cost: $25 per student.


Keep an eye on our website for more information on our next Guest Open Class. Want the information in your inbox as soon as it’s released? Join Great Leaps.






After a successful first year in 2014, WAB is proud to present a bigger and better Masterclass Programme in 2015. The programme gives talented students (aged 13-17) eight masterclasses throughout the year with ongoing tutoring from our artistic team and international guest teachers, as well as a behind-the-scenes look at our rehearsal process. Entry to this programme is by audition only. Successful applicants have already been chosen for 2015. 


Masterclasses will be held on the following Mondays of 2015:

9 March 2015: Masterclass #1
30 March 2015: Masterclass #2
25 May 2015: Masterclass #3
15 June 2015: Masterclass #4
3 August 2015: Masterclass #5
31 August 2015: Masterclass #6
19 October 2015: Masterclass #7
23 November 2015: Masterclass #8 


Auditions for the 2016 Masterclass programme will occur at the start of 2016. If you’d like to receive more information regarding auditions at WAB, become a member of our free Great Leaps programme.

If you have any further enquiries please 
call (08) 9214 0707.