A course for students from years 10 and up. The course consists of one full day where students participate in Conditioning, Classical Ballet, Contemporary Dance, Pas de Deux or Modern Partnering and Repertoire. Students need to have their academic school’s permission to attend.

This program is part of the Brisbane Ballet School, delivering an elite training system for physically talented and committed dance students who attend for a full day every Friday with their academic school’s permission.

general program information

The Brisbane Ballet School, Excellence Program is a full- day per week dedicated 12 month course inline with the academic school year for students aged 10 years and above seeking professional dance and performance tuition with the goal of making dance and performance a professional career.

The following genre, dependent on day, is included

  • Conditioning
  • Classical Ballet
  • Pas de Deux / Modern Partnering
  • Contemporary
  • Solo & Group Repertoire
  • Introduction to Pointe / Pointe

Students must attain permission from their Academic School to attend

Programme Duration

  • 12 months in line with the State School year.
  • Students attend from approximately 8.30am – 3.45pm

Performance Opportunities

There are performance opportunities each year which students may be asked to perform in. These may include, but are not limited to In Houses, Eisteddfods, Showcase and Graduation.


Teachers will be available for private tuition.

Uniform requirements


  • BBS Leotard
  • Diamente Stud Earrings
  • Theatrical Pink Tights
  • Pink flats (Levels 1 & 2) and/or demi pointe (Level 2)
  • 2 Pairs working pointe shoes – (Level 2 only)
  • Half tutu
  • Black jazz shorts / pants
  • ADPI Jacket


  • Leotard and tights
  • Support
  • White socks
  • White ballet shoes with elastic
  • Black shorts
  • Black jazz pants
  • Black slip on jazz shoes
  • ADPI Jacket