Newcastle Ballet Theatre Full Time Program


Course Details

Full Time Program offering   
CUA40120 Certificate IV in Dance 
CUA50113 Diploma of Dance (Elite Performance) 
As well as Non Certificate Full Time training. 
All Nationally Accredited training courses are delivered under partnership agreement with the ATOD RTO31624

Our Full Time Program is designed for the serious student wishing to pursue a career in dance. The Full Time program runs 5 days a week, Tuesday – Saturday, with around 30 studio hours per week. In addition to the full time hours, full time dancers have access to all after school hours studio classes, which are inclusive of the full time fees, as well as Private Coaching.


The program aims to increase, improve, and refine technique, strength, knowledge and presentation, helping to build not only stronger technicians and dancers, but also well rounded and intelligent artists, ultimately preparing the student to enter directly into a career with a professional ballet company. 


For further details, see our website or contact Rider on 0401 214 042.


Performance opportunities include a Midyear Showcase, where full time students showcase their own choreography, end of year performance and competitions. 

Main Subjects

Classical Ballet, Pointe, Boy’s Coaching, Repertoire, Pas de Deux, Contemporary/Lyrical, Pilates, Yoga, Stretch & Conditioning, History, Nutrition/Anatomy, Theory and Choreography.


Main Teachers
Kristy Tancred – Co-Principal – Classical Ballet, Pointe, Repertoire 
Rider D. Vierling – Co-Principal – Classical Ballet, Boys Coaching, Repertoire 
Meg Akerman –  Classical Ballet, Pointe, Dance History  
Belle Leonard  –  Contemporary
Bronte Della Bosca  –  Contemporary, Jazz, Pilates.

Auditions are taken throughout Terms  2, 3 and 4 – including Post HSC – at the NBT studios by appointment.
Students are invited to attend the Full Time regularly scheduled Open Class with the Principals of NBT and current students of the school. In this type of audition, the applicant will be able to experience the style of training within the NBT class environment.


Private auditions are also available.  

Video Auditions also accepted.  Please see our audition form on our website for video requirement.
Phone Rider 0401 214 042 or email to arrange your audition time.
Studio address: 1/89 Mitchell Road Cardiff NSW 2285


Newcastle Ballet Theatre
Studio: 1/89 Mitchell Road, Cardiff NSW 2285
Postal:  P O Box 60 Cardiff NSW 2285
Mobile Rider D Vierling: 0401 214 042 
Mobile Kristy Tancred: 0434 417 454