Discover the magic of dance at The Australian Ballet

Ballet Kids


Ballet for kids of all ages

Everyone loves to dance, and at The Australian Ballet we believe it’s never too early to start. There are countless ways for kids to get involved, from fairytale ballets on the mainstage to our series Storytime Ballet, plus classes, special events and behind-the-scenes exclusives.

Take a look below and discover what's on in your area for the kids to enjoy.

Once Upon a Time: The Nutcracker

Sugar plums, waltzing flowers and a giant Christmas tree! Once Upon a Time: The Nutcracker has been created especially for girls and boys. The fully staged production is set to live music and has narration, interaction and a kid-friendly running time.

Melbourne only | Thursday 19 September 2019

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The Australian Ballet Shop

Dream a little ballet dream with our new range of clothing and accessories designed especially for your tiny dancer.


Step Inside

Our Step Inside program has a range of events just for kids, including Once Upon A Time and the ever-popular annual Boys Day series.