Open Classes

Get ready to jump, leap and twirl in these special open classes lead by a member of our Artistic Staff.

These non-syllabus classes are for classical ballet students aged 13 – 18 (minimum grade 6 experience) and are designed to give you the chance to work to perfect your skills and learn new techniques (which our dancers use themselves).

Where and when

July 2017 and October 2017


$29 per student


75 minutes

Suitable for

Dancers aged 13 - 18

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  • Venues and dates

    • Hobart

      Theatre Royal
      29 Campbell St, Hobart 

      Day Date Time Venue
      Saturday 1 July 4.30—5.45pm Theatre Royal
    • Ballarat

      Her Majesty's Theatre
      17 Lydiard St S, Ballarat

      Day Date Time Venue
      Saturday 8 July 4.30–5.45pm Her Majesty's Theatre
    • Wangaratta

      Wangaratta Arts Centre
      33-37 Ford St, Wangaratta

      Day Date Time Venue
      Wednesday 12 July 4.30–5.45 Wangaratta Arts Centre
    • Albury

      Albury Entertainment Centre
      525 Swift St, Albury 

      Day Date Time Venue
      Saturday 15 July 4.30–5.45pm Albury Entertainment Centre
    • Adelaide

      Adelaide Entertainment Centre
      98 Port Street, Hindmarsh

      Day Date Time Venue
      Saturday 28 October 2017 10.00am Adelaide Entertainment Centre
  • Important information

    On the day

    • Please meet in the foyer of the theatre
    • Please complete the relevant information on the participant information form and bring it along with your ticket.
    • There are  limited change room facilities so please arrive dressed and ready for class

    What to wear

    • Non-restrictive tights or leggings
    • T-shirt, leotard or sports top
    • Ballet shoes or socks

    What to bring

    • A bottle of water and a towel
    • It’s recommended that you don’t eat in the 90 minutes before class and are well hydrated.

    Class etiquette

    • Arrive at least five minutes before class, as there is no late admittance
    • Please turn off phones and mobile devices
    • Listen carefully to the teacher’s instructions

    Disclaimer: Ballet classes can involve risk of personal injury. While The Australian Ballet takes all reasonable care in the conduct of its classes, it accepts no responsibility for injury or loss caused during classes or whilst participants are at or near the class venue. You are responsible for ensuring that you are physically and mentally fit for the class and during the class you must at all times take care of your own personal safety.