Dance Advice It’s time to audition for Full Time

Full time dance Australia

Studios, universities and academies are now busy holding auditions for 2023 intakes. Most are in person, but many have online options too. At, the home of full time dance, you can browse your options and find the right course for you. This just might be the perfect time to build your skillset, leaving you in the best position to succeed in your chosen field.

Course guide

At the heart of is the full time course guide. Australia’s top institutions have put together comprehensive listings of their course offerings, prerequisites, subjects, teaching staff, audition details and more. The course guide covers a huge range of incredible training providers. You can see the full course guide here.


The WATCH page is all about inspiration, featuring videos from training providers. Get a flavour of the course you might be applying for, or watch performance footage to help you visualise your future on stage. View the inspiring and informative video footage here.

Meet the directors

Get a peek at the people behind the courses with the Meet The Directors series. You’ll find everything from their philosophies on teaching to what they look for at auditions – very handy information to have! 

In her interview, Sarah Boulter of Ev & Bow says, “Obviously, everyone comes from different backgrounds and are all at different standards, but we look for an open mind and ability to want to learn, hard work and work ethic. A good level of technique is important, but we have had dancers who have auditioned without much classical training, and then their willingness and drive were so evident that we could not turn them away. The drive, the individuality, the creativity, the hunger. That hunger is so important.”

For more pearls of wisdom from some of the industry’s greats, you can meet the directors here.

How to succeed also features a collection of Dance Informa articles designed to help you prepare for your auditions and for life in full time training. Browse everything from “Tips for Audition Preparation and Etiquette” and “5 Tips for Learning Choreography Quickly” to “10 Most Common Audition Mistakes”. You can view the full selection of articles here.

Auditions have already started taking place, and many are appointment-only or being hosted online in the current climate, so don’t wait. Head to now, and browse the full course guide to get started!

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