Senior Training Programs

 

ELITE ARTIST PROGRAM - 

Classical Stream and Contemporary Stream

FULL TIME
(3 OR 5 DAY COURSE)

8 hours x 5 days per week (or 3 days slow pace) with Saturday morning class

Melbourne City Ballet’s Elite Artist Program is designed to provide those young dancers seeking a career as a professional artist to refine their skills over three years in classical ballet and contemporary movement. These two course focuses on developing technical expertise required for any professional performing artist.

Young artists who complete each year of this course successfully may also choose to gain accreditation each year until Advanced Diploma Level is reached through an auspice partnership with ATOD RTO #31624. 

  • CUA40113 CERTIFICATE IV OF DANCE

  • CUA50113 DIPLOMA OF DANCE (ELITE PERFORMANCE)

  • CUA60113 ADVANCED DIPLOMA OF DANCE (ELITE PERFORMANCE).

Private auditions for this program for 2018 are still available by contacting our office. More information is available via our Dance Educator Packs below.


FINISHING YEAR

MCB'S FINAL BRIDGING PROGRAM. 

8 hours x 5 days per week with Saturday morning class

Melbourne City Ballet’s Finishing Year Program provides young artists, who have already completed full time classical training, with an annual training program designed to provide performance experience alongside a professional classical ballet company.

Finishing Year Artists have many performance opportunities throughout the year whilst being provided with company level technical training by the Artistic Director and Senior Artistic Staff.

Graduates from this program are released into the professional industry to seek careers as a classical or contemporary performing artist. Participants within this program may also be selected for positions within Melbourne City Ballet’s professional company.

Private auditions for this program for 2018 are still available by contacting our office. More information is available via our Dance Educator Packs below.


MELBOURNE INSTITUTE OF CLASSICAL ARTS (MICA) 

Classical Ballet Training Combined with Secondary School Education

  • Academic Study: 9:00am - 1:15pm (Mon - Fri)

  • Classical Training: 2:15pm - 6:45pm (Mon - Fri) & Saturday morning

Commencing in 2017, the Melbourne Institute of Classical Arts (MICA) is a joint collaboration between Coburg High School & Melbourne City Ballet to provide young dancers (years 7 to 12) with high quality classical and academic training throughout their secondary years.

The course includes subjects such as classical ballet technique, repertoire, contemporary movement, pas de deus, pointe, masculine delivery, acting and character.

Private auditions for this program for 2018 are still available by contacting our office. More information is available via our Dance Educator Packs below.


INTENSIVE WEEK

SUMMER HOLIDAY PROGRAM

 

Join Melbourne City Ballet's Staff and Company Artists for a week of intensive classical ballet, contemporary and neoclassical movement. These intensive weeks traditionally take place twice per year during summer and winter breaks. No audition necessary for this program. Details for our 2019 Summer Intensive as follows:

Its back! Melbourne City Ballet's Summer Intensive Week returns in 2019! Get the chance to train with Melbourne City Ballet's Artistic Staff in neoclassical, classical and contemporary technique.

Classes will run from 9:00am until 4:00pm each day with a small showing at the end of the week. Suitable for 10 years and above from 7th - 11th Jan 2019. 

Early Bird: $390 (until 20 Dec 2018) or $500.00 Standard Admission

SUPPORTING MATERIALS

DANCE EDUCATOR'S PACKS