Behind the Scenes

Ever wondered what a professional ballet class is like? Watch from your theatre seat as our dancers go through their morning training routine, with commentary by artistic staff, then sit in as our top dancers rehearse for an upcoming production.

The rehearsal room is a very special place. It’s a place where a lot of knowledge is disseminated and where dancers can hone their craft. It is where roles are built and developed, to the point where they are ready to be put on stage. It’s quite an amazing atmosphere.






Suitable for

Ages 6 and above

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Behind the Scenes

Get up close and personal with the extraordinary dancers of The Australian Ballet

Photography Dan Boud
  • Venues and dates

    Due to the closure of the Arts Centre Melbourne and the cancellation of the Sydney seasons of Volt and Anna Karenina, this event on 20 March, 17 April and 15 May has been cancelled. If you are an existing ticketholder for this event, please see our Coronavirus Policy (COVID-19) for further instruction.

    For more information about the closure, please feel free to read our media release.

    • 2020 Melbourne

      Arts Centre Melbourne
      100 St Kilda Rd

      Day Date Time Venue
      Monday 8 June 11:00am State Theatre
      Friday 26 June 11:30am State Theatre
      Friday 4 September 11:30am State Theatre
      Tuesday 22 September 11:30am State Theatre
    • 2020 Sydney

      Sydney Opera House
      Bennelong Point, Sydney

      Day Date Time Venue
      Friday 20 November 11:30am Joan Sutherland Theatre
      Friday 11 December 11:30am Joan Sutherland Theatre
    • 2020 Adelaide

      Adelaide Festival Theatre
      King William St, Adelaide

      Day Date Time Venue
      Friday 10 July 11:30am Festival Theatre

Fabulous experience for those who understand ballet class and also for those who have never seen what happens in a ballet class.

Behind the Scenes audience member