"She went silent in the car as we left, blown away by what she had just done. I honestly can't thank you enough. You will never know what this means to our family. To see the pure joy on her face is priceless." - Shonnett, IBW Winter 2017
International Ballet Workshops is a twice-yearly workshop series which brings elite ballet teachers to Australia and New Zealand.
Register now for the Summer 2019 Series, with Guest Teachers Dusty Button (all cities), Brett Simon (Brisbane, Melbourne), Crystal Wong (Auckland, Sydney) and Iona Marques (Hobart, Perth). Please note, the Junior groups do not have class with Dusty Button, although all IBW teachers are internationally experienced and of the highest caliber. The Juniors do get to meet and interact with Dusty also.
Brisbane: Jan 3-5, 2019 at Australian Dance Performance Institute
Melbourne GROUP 1: Jan 7-9, 2019 at Brunswick School of Dance*
Melbourne GROUP 2: Jan 11-13, 2019 at Brunswick School of Dance*
Auckland GROUP 1: Jan 15-16, 2019 at Wellesley Studios*
Auckland GROUP 2: Jan 17-18, 2019 at Wellesley Studios*
Sydney GROUP 1: Jan 21-23, 2019 at The Conlan College*
Sydney GROUP 1: Jan 24-26, 2019 at The Conlan College*
Hobart: Jan 28-29, 2019 at Hobart Dance Academy
Perth: Jan 31 - Feb 2, 2019 at The Perth School of Ballet
*Melbourne, Auckland & Sydney dancers may choose between Groups 1 & 2
Theme: Blaze Your Own Trail
Classes include: Ballet, Contemporary, Boys' Coaching (Inter/Advanced only), Repertoire/Variations, Pointe (Advanced only).Rewards and opportunities:
- 3-5 dancers will be chosen to be ambassadors for Dusty Button's label Bravado Dancewear.
- A solo choreographed by Dusty Button
- A $1000 Professional Development Award
- A $1500 International Travel Grant
- A scholarship to attend the next round of IBW
- The Capezio Most Exceptional Attitude Award
- The Bloch Most Outstanding Young Artist
- PLUS international opportunities from Dusty Button to be announced.
Levels and Hours:
Junior (7-9 yrs): 1:15-4:15pm daily
Intermediate (10-12 yrs): 9:00am-1:00pm daily
Advanced (13+ yrs): 9:00am-4:15pm daily
Juniors: 2-day workshops (Auckland & Hobart): $132
Juniors: 3-day workshops (all other cities): $198
Intermediates: 2-day workshops (Auckland & Hobart): $202
Intermediates: 3-day workshops (all other cities): $303
Advanced: 2-day workshops (Auckland & Hobart): $308
Advanced: 3-day workshops (all other cities): $462
**All prices are in AUD and include GST. Payment plans are also available.
Summer 2019 Guest Teacher
The Summer 2019 Guest Teacher, back by popular demand, is the incredible Dusty Button! Dusty was our guest in Winter 2017 and made such a positive and inspirational impact on so many dancers, that we simply had to bring her back! Read about all the IBW teachers here.
Registration Forms & Private Lessons
Please remember that once you have paid for your place, you will automatically receive a confirmation email, which contains a link to a registration form which must be filled in (if you don't receive it, check your junk folder). If you would like to request a private lesson, simply tick the box on the registration form. Private lessons are strictly first come first served and there are only a very small number available.
Before booking, we thank you for observing IBW's Terms & Conditions, which include a strict NO REFUND AND NO FUTURE TRANSFER POLICY. No exceptions will be made. By purchasing a ticket, you signify your understanding and agreement. View the T&Cs here.