Queensland Ballet's Company & Academy Auditions


#Company Auditions

Queensland Ballet is one of the Asia-Pacific’s foremost classical ballet companies, led by Artistic Director, Li Cunxin. 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

Melbourne – Sunday 5 September, 2021
Brisbane – Saturday 11 September, 2021

Registrations close – Friday 13 August, 2021

International Applicants

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


#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. 

All 2022 intake auditions will be held in-person, in line with COVID Safe guidelines. If you are an international audition applicant, please contact us for more information about applying for our programs.

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

Before submitting your audition registration, please ensure you have read through our Queensland Ballet Academy 2022 Audition Terms & Conditions. More information about the audition process through the FAQ button below.

Frequently Asked Questions

Pre-Professional Program Auditions for 2022

Post-school

Melbourne – Sunday 5 September, 2021
Brisbane – Saturday 11 September, 2021

Registrations close – Friday 13 August, 2021

Academy Program Auditions for 2022

School Years 7 - 12

Levels 3 - 1 (School Years 10 - 12)
Brisbane - Saturday 28 August, 2021
Sydney - Sunday 29 August, 2021
Melbourne - Sunday 5 September, 2021

Auditions close - 14 August , 2021 (Brisbane); 15 August, 2021 (Sydney); 22 August (Melbourne)

Levels 6 - 4 (School Years 7 - 9)
Brisbane - Saturday 4 September, 2021

Auditions close - 21 August, 2021

Guest Academy Program Auditions for 2022

School Years 7 - 9 (living outside Brisbane metropolitan area)

Brisbane - Saturday 13 November, 2021

Registrations open later in 2021. Complete the expression of interest form and we will notify you when registrations open.

Foundation Program Selection Experience for Semester 2, 2021

Ages 8 - 11 (living within Brisbane metropolitan area)

Brisbane - Monday 14 June, 2021

Registrations close - Wednesday 9 June, 2021

Semester 1, 2022 intake - dates to be announced.

Where a video audition is approved, Queensland Ballet are committed to using endorsed International Audition Pre-Selection Guidelines.

#Prepare for your Audition with some extra training with Queensland Ballet Academy

Winter School

28 June - 2 July 2021

Dancers aged 10 - 18

Audition Experience Day

3 July 2021

Dancers aged 10 - 16+