Queensland Ballet AcademyCourses

Jette Parker Young Artist Program
Pre-Professional Program
Queensland Ballet AcademySenior Program
Associate Program

Course Details

Jette Parker Young Artist Program
Time: 1 year
Aims: To prepare young artists at the start of their professional careers with a full-time apprenticeship through elite coaching, unique mentorship and opportunities to perform as part of the Company ensemble.
Performance opportunities: Queensland Ballet’s mainstage season, standalone productions and other prestigious events. 

Pre-Professional Program
Time: 1 year
Aims: To prepare students for a successful career through daily, professional training to develop their skills to the highest artistic and technical standards. Graduates are equipped  to audition for professional ballet and contemporary dance companies.
Performance opportunities: At least two Company productions per year; professional end of year showcase and other prestigious events.


Queensland Ballet

Senior Program
Time: 1-3 years during Years 10, 11 and 12
Aims: This world-class training program, in partnership with Kelvin Grove State College, provides advanced students the opportunity to pursue intensive ballet training while simultaneously completing on-campus, senior academic studies in Years 10 to 12. Students who successfully complete the Senior Program graduate with a Queensland Certificate of Education and an OP or tertiary entrance ranking.
Performance opportunities: Mid-year demonstration and annual showcase, Prelude; students may also be engaged in Queensland Ballet mainstage productions. 

Associate Program
Time: Weekly, 1hr 45mins classes during school terms
Aims: To supplement the ballet training which talented young dance students, aged 10 to 15 years, receive from community dance schools and teachers. The program also offers the opportunity to observe Company classes, rehearsals and performances.
Performance opportunities: Students are given first consideration when the Company requires youth performers for a production.

Main Subjects

Jette Parker Young Artist Program
Subjects: Work-based training with the Company including classes, classical ballet and contemporary performances.
Pre-Professional Program
Subjects: Classical Ballet, Male Technique, Pointe, Pas de Deux, Repertoire, Contemporary, Male Fitness, Body Conditioning, Yoga, Pilates.
Senior Program
Subjects: Years 11 and 12: Classical Ballet, Male Technique, Pointe, Pas de Deux, Repertoire, Classical Character Dance, Contemporary Dance, Male Fitness, Body Conditioning.
Associate Program
Subjects: Classical Ballet


Main Teachers

Academy Director
Christian Tátchev

Paul Boyd
Louise Deleur
Elena Mason
Veronika Sheremetieva
Zenia Tátcheva

Associate Teachers
Wim Broeckx
Anthony Lewis
Amelia Waller
Melissa Tattam



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Queensland Ballet Academy

07 3013 6666






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