Queensland Ballet Company Auditions

Queensland Ballet is one of the Asia-Pacific’s foremost classical ballet companies, led by Artistic Director, Leanne Benjamin OBE AM. Our dancers are acclaimed for their technical and artistic excellence, and our annual program offers world-class productions of the best classical ballets and inspired contemporary dance works.

#Scheduled auditions

Company Artists and Jette Parker Young Artists

Audition applications open: 1 May 2024
Audition applications close: 1 June 2024 (11.59pm)

Sunday 8 September, 2024
Location details will be released closer to audition date

Saturday 14 September, 2024
Thomas Dixon Centre
Cnr Drake & Montague Rd, West End QLD 4101

Please note that you will need to upload a copy of your CV/resume, a recent headshot and full length photo upon registration for auditions. Applicant must be in a classical dance position for full length photo; arabesque, a la seconde, écarté, etc. (en pointe for the ladies)


International auditions

We welcome expressions of interest from international applicants (applications are subject to Australian immigration regulations).

International auditions

Jette Parker Young Artist program

Queensland Ballet’s Jette Parker Young Artist program is an immersive, year-long apprenticeship program for gifted young dancers who are at the start of their professional careers.

Those looking to join the Jette Parker Young Artist program are required to audition alongside those auditioning as Company Artists.

Learn more about the program

Queensland Ballet Academy auditions

Queensland Ballet Academy is passionate about developing the artists of the future, providing a clear career pathway through intensive training, to produce young ballet dancers whose talent and ability are internationally sought-after. 

To learn about Queensland Ballet Academy's programs and your eligibility, click here.

2025 Pre-Professional Program auditions:

Audition applications open: 1 May 2024
Audition applications close: 19 August 2024 (11.59pm)
Audition date: 8 September 2024 (Melbourne)
Audition date: 14 September 2024 (Brisbane)

2025 Upper & Lower School auditions:

Audition applications open: 1 May 2024
Audition applications close: 5 August 2024 (11.59pm)

Brisbane Audition
Date: 24 August 2024 (Brisbane)

Sydney Audition & Elite Training Series
Date: Sunday 18 August 2024
Location: The McDonald College - 17 George Street, North Strathfield NSW 2137

Melbourne Audition & Elite Training Series
Date: Sunday 1 September 2024
Location: Melbourne Academy of the Arts (MAARTS) – 74 Herald Street, Cheltenham VIC 3192

Read more about Academy Auditions

#Discover more

The company

Learn more about the Queensland Ballet vision, people and facilities.


Be inspired and browse through Queensland Ballet's current and past artistic seasons.

Queensland Ballet Academy

Looking for professional ballet training opportunities? Queensland Ballet Academy offers training programs for those looking to pursue a career in dance.

We acknowledge the traditional custodians of the land on which we work and perform. Long before we performed on this land, it played host to the dance expression of our First Peoples. We pay our respects to their Elders — past, present and emerging — and acknowledge the valuable contribution they have made and continue to make to the cultural landscape of this country.

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