APPLICATIONS

JUNIOR SCHOOL PROGRAM



HOW TO APPLY

Complete and return the Application Booklet together with the required documentation for our Junior School Program.

To be considered for examinations, students MUST attend the required three ballet classes of their level per week

COURSES

I’ m a Big Kid Now

A Class especially for the children who are already 3 or 4 years of age who have developed confidence and can now come into the dance class by themselves and further explore movement and musicality

Pre-Primary BDC Dancers

Dancers will work on technique and musicality in an enjoyable environment and will be prepared for an in-house assessment.

Primary BDC Dancers

Dancers will extend their technique, performance and musicality in an enjoyable environment and will be prepared


Grade 1 – 5 BDC Dancers

Dancers currently preparing for an RAD Grade 1 Examination in 2017 Brisbane exam session, or children entering Grade 2 at school in 2017. Children MUST attend 2 Grade 1 classes per week to be considered for the examination.


MAJOR SCHOOL PROGRAM



HOW TO APPLY

Complete and return the Application Booklet together with the required documentation for our Major School Program.

To be considered for an exam, students MUST attend three ballet classes per week

 

COURSES

  • Intermediate Foundation BDC Dancers
  • Intermediate BDC Dancers
  • Advanced Foundation RAD dancers
  • Advanced 1 BDC Dancers
  • Advanced 2 BDC Dancers

BBS EXCELLENCE PROGRAM



HOW TO APPLY

Complete and return the Application Booklet together with the required documentation for our major audition dates as soon as possible and no later than 23th September, 2017.

Upon receipt, more information will be sent to you. If auditioning in private please scan and send documents to the ADPI office and bring the originals with you to your audition.

If students are unable to travel to Brisbane for an audition, they may submit a DVD application.


HOW TO AUDITION

Audition In Person

Our Major Audition Date for entry in 2018 is Monday 2nd October 2017 which you are encouraged to attend; alternately a private audition can be arranged at the Australian Dance Performance Institute studios.

Auditions will consist of:

  • Classical Ballet Class – Pointe optional for females
  • Contemporary Class
  • Jazz Class
  • Interview – parents encouraged to be in attendance

Audition by DVD

  • Please include:

  • A verbal introduction by the applicant stating what their aspirations for the future are and why he/she would like to be accepted into the Excellence Programme at Brisbane Ballet School / ADPI

  • Class (10 – 15 mins) covering Barre, Adage, Pirouettes, Allegro with batterie

  • A Classical Solo


Results of auditions (in person or by DVD) are normally sent out within 10 working days.

Private Auditions will be subject to places being available, will be held up to mid January, 2017

DVD auditions must be received by Wednesday 15 November  2017. Results of auditions (in person or by DVD) are normally sent out within 10 working days.



SELECTION

Our Audition Panel will be assessing candidates in all genres for:

  • Technique and Artistry
  • Potential
  • Physicality
  • Strength and Flexibility
  • Musicality
  • Performance
  • Achievements to Date
  • Commitment and Literacy