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The Kim Baker Ballet Academy is proud to offer a world class Professional Training Full Time Specialist Course for talented dancers who would like to take their training to the next level and pursue a career in dance, and future leaders who would like to pursue a career in dance teaching. The program consists of two streams including Professional Dancer Course and Professional Teacher Course.

The programs on offer are delivered through the Kim Baker Ballet Academy, and our partners, SIDE (School of Isolated and Distance Education) and Empowerdance (RTO 40397).

Students from 12yrs (Level 2 ), are able to participate in our Professional Training Full Time Program where classes are held mostly during the day. The program allows for more hours of training, allowing students the best possible outcomes for their future in Dance.

Full Time students attend a well-developed integrated training program, based on the Vaganova Syllabus, with clear outcomes and examinations for each level up to Level 7 for the Classical stream, Contemporary Levels devised by industry Professionals, with a strong focus on Contemporary for the Contemporary stream and a VET program, delivered in partnership with Empowerdance incorporating CUA40320 Certificate IV in Dance Teaching and Management, along with our already established Certificate Course. Thus, our course  enables our students to have many options for future Pathways, carefully constructed for each student.

KBBA has a strong collaboration with families, academic institutions and allied health professionals to provide a holistic approach and support for each individual student. Education remains a strong focus for the students, with years 7-12 (including ATAR) delivered by SIDE, KBBA and families, and the VET Program delivered by KBBA and Empowerdance on their Elevate program.

The program consists of the following:

  • Ballet Syllabus Based on the famous VAGANOVA training

  • Contemporary Dance Program by Industry Professionals

  • Pas de Deux

  • Specialist coaching programs

  • Fitness, Stretch and Pilates programs

  • Performance

  • Education through SIDE

  • Teaching Program resulting in a National Qualification for prospective teachers CUA40320 Certificate IV in Dance Teaching and Management (This is for the teacher course only).

  • Audition Tours

  • Individually designed professional pathways for graduating students

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