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School Excursions

School Excursions

Visit us at the West Australian Ballet Centre and see how WA’s State dance company works first-hand.

 

 

Activities include:

 

Ballet Moves Workshop

Who: All ages, max. 35 students

 

Through creative physical learning a Ballet Moves Workshop can unlock students’ physical and cognitive abilities in just one session.

 

Taught by WAB’s specially-trained teaching artists, a Ballet Moves Workshop can:

  •  Expose students to a new art form
  • Encourage discipline and teamwork
  • Enhance coordination, musicality and creativity

 

Cost:

$180 – 1 hour session
$200 – 90 minute session
$250 – 2 hour session

 

 

Ballet Unveiled Presentation

Who: Yr 1 – Yr 12 (unlimited numbers)

 

Through discussion and demonstration, a Ballet Unveiled Presentation explains the world of ballet to curious minds of all ages. Tailored to suit any age and experience, sessions can cover any of the following:

  • The history of dance and ballet
  • Production and rehearsal processes
  • Costumes and ballet shoes
  • How a professional dancer trains and prepares for performances
  • Career pathways

 

Cost:

$180 – 1 hour session
$200 – 90 minute session
$250 – 2 hour session

 

 

Watching company class or rehearsal

Sometimes students need to see for themselves how hard a professional dancer works. Watching how WAB’s dancers train is an inspiring experience for students of all ages. Bring a group to watch company class on one of the Open Friday dates, or talk to us about a time that suits you.

 

Cost:

Students: $15 per person

Junior Members: $10 per person

Teachers: Up to 2 teachers free for every 30 students

Additional adults: $15 per person

 

 

Tour of the West Australian Ballet Centre (WABC)

Take a personalised tour of our heritage-listed home. Formally the Institute for the Blind, the building became home to West Australian Ballet in 2012. Now housing 4 state-of-the-art studios, a large wardrobe department, and a walk-in cupboard just for shoes, a tour of the WABC is the ideal way for students to gain a deeper understanding of the workings of a professional ballet company.

 

Cost: $5 per person, up to 2 teachers free for every 30 students. (Maximum 30 students per tour)

 

For more information, or to book, contact (08) 9214 0707 or email learning@waballet.com.au