2021 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.

2021 Auditions are now open for the Pre-Professional Program, Academy Program and Guest Academy Program. This year, we are accepting auditions exclusively by online video submission.

#Audition Information

Guest Academy Program

Levels 6 - 4 / Years 7 - 9

Via video audition
Closes 11.59pm, 1 November, 2020

Academy Program*

Levels 6 - 1 / Years 7 - 12

Auditions for the Academy Program have now closed. Please email academy@queenslandballet.com.au for any enquiries.

Pre-Professional Program

Post-secondary studies

Auditions for the Pre-Professional Program have now closed. Please email academy@queenslandballet.com.au for any enquiries.

Application steps

Step 1: Carefully read the information, terms and conditions, frequently asked questions and program-specific video audition guidelines before applying.

Step 2: Film your video audition and prepare your photos, abiding by the guidelines provided.

Step 3: Complete an online video audition application prior to your program's closing date. Include your details, video audition, photos and pay your registration fee in this step.

Step 4: We may request an interview after reviewing your application, however we will contact you directly in this instance.


Foundation Program

Please note that in lieu of an audition, Foundation Program applicants will participate in a Pre-selection Experience. Registrations will open later in the year for this. Please complete an entry in our 2021 Expression of Interest form and we will be in touch once formal registrations for the Foundation Program Pre-selection Experience open.


#Video Audition Guidelines

Each video audition contains four key sections.

Section One

Spine Alignment: Demonstrate with your back to the camera, standing in parallel with feet slightly apart and legs straight, slowly roll down to touch your toes, and then slowly roll back up. 

Audition Warm Up Exercise: Example provided in the video below

Sections Two - Four

Record in line with the internationally endorsed guidelines, for each program level stipulated in the guide links below. 


#Need more information?

Find out about photo requirements, dance attire, uploading your video audition and more.