Welcome to the Gay Wightman School of Ballet, one of Australia’s longest established and most successful Ballet Schools.
We offer the highest calibre for both students pursuing dance as a fun, healthy hobby, and for the talented, dedicated student seeking a career in the classical dance or performing arts profession.
The Gay Wightman School of Ballet provides classical ballet training of the highest calibre for both students pursuing dance as a fun, healthy hobby, and for the talented, dedicated student seeking a career in the classical dance profession.
A wide range of additional classes are offered to our students including: Jazz, Character, Contemporary, Tap, Funk, Hip Hop, Acrobatics, Boys Funk, Lyrical Jazz, Pointe, Pas de Deux, Pilates, Repertoire, National Dance, Mime, Anatomy, Nutrition and Stretch & Limber (including Swiss Ball, Theraband and Wobble Board exercises).
Heading to the USA 2014
The Gay Wightman School of Ballet are thrilled to be taking students to perform and study in the USA in March/April 2014. Students will be performing in Disneyland, Hollywood, California Adventure Park, Universal Studios and in New York as well as performing in the world famous Disneyland Parade! Students will be taking classes and workshops at the famous LA Edge, Disneyland, Steps on Broadway and other New York schools. All Gay Wightman School of Ballet students from 7 years (& families) are eligible to participate in this once in a lifetime opportunity!
Huge congratulations to student Imogen Browne on being accepted into the Joffrey Ballet School New York for 2012. Imogen has been a Gay Wightman students for the past 15 years so we are extremely proud of her success.
Student to New York
Congratulations to advanced student April Ali who has been offered a position with the Adjkun Balet Company in New York for 2014.
Congratulations to Greta Torelli on being accepted into the Australian Ballet School for 2012.
Gay Wightman School of Ballet offers:
• 2 professional studios w/ floor to ceiling mirrors
• Air conditioning
• Tarquett floors
• 3 spacious change rooms
• Kitchen facilities
• Costume hire department
• On-site dancewear shop
Term Dates 2014
January 20th – April 6th
April 14th – June 29th
July 7th – September 21st
September 29th – December 15th
Saturday 24th May
2014 Solo Night
Sunday October 12th
6pm Renaissance Theatre
2014 Photo Week
October 6th – 12th
2014 End of Year Concert
November 5th Technical Rehearsal
National Theatre 4pm
National Theatre 1.00pm and 6.00pm
Sunday November 30th
All items of our school uniforms are available (at great discount prices) from our Dancewear Shop.
Melbourne Ballet Company merchandise is also available exclusively through the store.Shop Online