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Important dates

Live auditions and interviews will be held in the following cities:

  • Canberra: Monday 2 October 2017
  • Melbourne: Sunday 17 September and Sunday 15 October 2017
  • Sydney: Monday 9 - Tuesday 10 October 2017

Recorded Audition due date (if applicable): Tuesday 31 October 2017  

Audition Requirements

All applicants must audition, we highly recommend you have prior training in contemporary dancing and/or ballet.

Applicants will be taken through a ballet class and a contemporary dance class, including improvisation. You will be assessed against the following criteria by the selection panel:

  • Physical suitability
  • Movement facility and potential
  • Skills in contemporary dance technique
  • Skills in ballet technique
  • Potential artistry/creativity

Interview Requirements

Shortlisted applicants from their audition will also be invited to attend an interview on the same day.

In the interview, applicants will be assessed on:

  • Interest and motivation for undertaking the course
  • Expectations and whether they match our program

Can't attend the audition?

Applicants are strongly encouraged to attend a live audition in one of the capital cities. However, applicants who may be overseas or interstate may alternatively submit a RECORDED audition. 

All recorded auditions must fulfill all sections and the outlined tasks in BFA-DANCE Video Audition Instructions

Music to complete Section Six of your recorded audition can be downloaded here:

Submit your recorded audition by sending a Dropbox link to:

vcamcm-admissions@unimelb.edu.au

Dance audition preparation workshop

2–3 September 2017

Applicants are welcome to attend our practical two-day workshop to help you prepare for a tertiary dance audition. Our workshop will also provide applicants with an insight into VCA's approach to dance education and training.

Visit the Short Courses website for more information.

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