Entry into The Graduate College of Dance from Preparatory Level 1 to Level 8 is by audition only.
The audition process consists of two components – a 30-minute audition class followed by an interview, and an orthopaedic examination. Numbers accepted into each level of study are limited. Auditions are available on request at any time of the year.
Interstate and international students undertake an initial assessment by DVD and photographs.
All applicants must complete the Application for Audition Form and include an Audition Administration Fee of A$35, a passport size photo of the applicant and their last academic school report The orthopaedic examination is at the applicants cost – details of the physiotherapist can be obtained from the Administration Office.
Acceptance into our Perth dance school classes, dancing lessons and Perth dance classes held by The Graduate College of Dance is based on the applicant’s natural physical facilities, required technical skill, coordination and sense of rhythm (Junior School), required level of technical skill, artistry and physical suitability for classical ballet (Senior School).
APPLICATION FOR AUDITION FORM – DOWNLOAD
Audition Dates for Entry
Senior School Years Levels 4, 5 and 6 (Levels 7 and 8 by appointment only)
Senior School Auditions held annually in the second Saturday of June, or by appointment.
Junior School Preparatory Level 1, Levels 1, 2 and 3
Junior School Auditions held annually in the first Saturday of Term 4, or by appointment.
Introductory Dance Performance Course – IDPC
For young dancers from age four years until of required standard to enter Preparatory Level 1 or Level 1. No audition required. See HERE for details.