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Full Time Accredited Courses At The National Theatre Ballet School

We offer a wide variety of full time training courses:

  • Certificate IV in Dance CUA40113 CRICOS 084369E – (1 year)
  • Diploma of Dance (Elite Performance) CUA50113 CRICOS 084370A – (2 years)
  • Advanced Diploma of Dance (Elite Performance) CUA60113 CRICOS 084371M 
  • VET Dance

Prerequisites and Entry Requirements

  • Completion of Academic Year 10 studies – RAD Intermediate Level (or equivalent)
  • Entry is by audition only
  • Open Auditions held September/ October each year
  • Private auditions can be arranged throughout the year
  • Cricos registered to accept overseas students
  • Annual intake up to 25 students – this includes both female and male students
  • Scholarships are available

Main Subjects Offered

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Sugar Plum Fairy NTBS Production 2010

Classical, Contemporary, Pas de Deux, Solo/ Group Repertoire, Character, Flamenco, Jazz, Pilates, Drama, Choreography, Mime, Music, Career Preparation, Production / Stagecraft, Psychology, Make up / Hairstyles, Dance History, Anatomy, Nutrition for dancers, Benesh Notation, Business Management

Fulltime programs practical lessons per week – 20 -25 classes (35 – 40 hours over a 6 day week) plus rehearsals and performances

Trainee Program Prerequisites / Entry Requirements

  • Completion of Academic Year 8 – RAD intermediate Foundation level (or equivalent)
  • Entry is by Audition only
  • Private auditions can be arranged throughout the year.
  • This course is intended for the dedicated student prepared to commit 3 days per week to dance studies in conjunction with their academic subjects. The NTBS is committed to providing a sensible balance between these two components for the student’s ongoing development. The NTBS appreciates that all students are different and specially designed programs are in consultation with the Artistic Director.

Main Subjects Offered

Classical, Pointe, Solo Repertoire, Contemporary, Body Conditioning
Trainee Program practical Lessons per week 12 – 15 Classes – plus evening classes (18 – 20 Hours over 3 days)