Behind the Scenes

Ever wondered what a professional ballet class is like? Watch from your theatre seat as our dancers go through their morning training routine, with commentary by artistic staff, then sit in as our top dancers rehearse for an upcoming production.

The rehearsal room is a very special place. It’s a place where a lot of knowledge is disseminated and where dancers can hone their craft. It is where roles are built and developed, to the point where they are ready to be put on stage. It’s quite an amazing atmosphere.

BALLET MASTER & REGIONAL TOURING ASSOCIATE STEVEN HEATHCOTE

Tickets

$29

Duration

60min

Suitable for

Ages 6 and above

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Behind the Scenes

Get up close and personal with the extraordinary dancers of The Australian Ballet

Photography Dan Boud
  • Venues and dates

    Behind the Scenes 2020 events are currently only available for purchase with a Season Package. Events for the 2020 Season go on sale for the general public from November 2019 for select events and January 2020 for all remaining events.

    • 2019 Sydney

      Sydney Opera House
      Bennelong Point, Sydney

      Day Date Time Venue
      Friday 6 December 11.30am Joan Sutherland Theatre
    • 2020 Brisbane

      Queensland Performing Arts Centre
      Cnr Grey and Melbourne St, South Brisbane

      Day Date Time Venue
      Wednesday 26 Feb 11:30am Lyric Theatre
    • 2020 Melbourne

      Arts Centre Melbourne
      100 St Kilda Rd

      Day Date Time Venue
      Friday 20 March 11:30am State Theatre
      Monday 8 June 11:00am State Theatre
      Friday 26 June 11:30am State Theatre
      Friday 4 September 11:30am State Theatre
      Tuesday 22 September 11:30am State Theatre
    • 2020 Sydney

      Sydney Opera House
      Bennelong Point, Sydney

      Day Date Time Venue
      Friday 17 April 11:30am Joan Sutherland Theatre
      Friday 15 May 11:30am Joan Sutherland Theatre
      Friday 20 November 11:30am Joan Sutherland Theatre
      Friday 11 December 11:30am Joan Sutherland Theatre

Fabulous experience for those who understand ballet class and also for those who have never seen what happens in a ballet class.

Behind the Scenes audience member