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2018 Fundraising Gala Announced...

Come join Melbourne City Ballet's company artists for a night of fun and entertainment as we celebrate the company's fifth birthday as part of our Annual Fundraising Gala. Dress up in your finest and don't forget your mask, as we celebrate in style with our Masquerade themed evening. In 2018, we return back to Brunswick for celebrations at the Red Room at Bascoe's Brunswick. Limited tickets are available to this event but it promises to be a fabulous night.

Tickets are available through the Melbourne City Ballet online store via the below link.





"Melbourne City Ballet presents a special offering for audiences in 2018 of classical productions which have inspired audiences and young dancers for generations. These wonderful productions all share a common theme of the deepest love, both lost and found, featuring new choreography and adaptions to these classic stories. The Company showcase the beauty of our performing artists in 2018 by embarking on tours throughout Victoria, New South Wales, Tasmania, South Australia, Northern Territory and Queensland to more venues than ever before. We hope you will join us in 2018 for this exciting year for the Company." - Michael Pappalardo, Artistic Director

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sleeping beauty
19 April - 5 May 

Once upon a time there was a beautiful baby girl… Join Melbourne City Ballet as they present the timeless tale of Sleeping Beauty.

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Peter and the wolf

The very special story of Peter & The Wolf, appearing at children's festivals across Victoria & New South Wales.

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25 May - 5 August

Passion and power collide as Melbourne City Ballet present Carmen.
[Touring Nationally]


Madame Butterfly
4 July - 25 September

Love, honour and loyalty are put to the test in the tragic tale of Madame Butterfly.
[Touring Nationally] 

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The nutcracker
14 - 22 December

Rediscover this heart-warming classic of The Nutcracker this Christmas. 

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1 - 3 JUNE

Hauntingly beautiful, Giselle tells the tale of a young peasant girl who discovers her lover, Albrecht is betrothed to another, and ultimately dies of a broken heart. 


Education & Training


Melbourne City Ballet are committed to providing upcoming artists and dance enthusiasts with the highest quality training within our state of the art facilities.


Pointe Shoe Appeal

Our Annual Pointe Shoe appeal is supported by Creative Partnerships Australia through Plus1. For a limited time ALL donations received to our Pointe Shoe Appeal will be matched dollar for dollar


Melbourne City Youth Ballet

Founded in 2014, under the Artistic Directorship of Yuiko Masukawa Melbourne City Youth Ballet (MCYB) is Victoria's most prominent youth classical ballet performance company. It's aim is to provide performance experience for talented young dancers in a nurturing and supportive environment.