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Open audition

The Sleeping Beauty

CALL OUT FOR GIRLS and boys AGED 7 - 14 years old         



GIRLS and boys – 125 - 135CM

gIRLS – 150 - 155CM

West Australian Ballet has an exciting opportunity for young male and female dance students to be involved in the upcoming season of THE SLEEPING BEAUTY at His Majesty’s Theatre from 8 to 23 May 2020.

A timeless tale from our childhoods, The Sleeping Beauty is one of the most beloved classical ballets of all time. The familiar story of the bewitched princess Aurora, the fight between powerful fairies, and the adventurous prince will fill you with joy. As West Australian Symphony Orchestra bring nostalgic emotions to life, the rich costumes and sets will evoke a colourful fairy-tale world that will sweep you away to another time and place. A fairy tale ballet for princes and princesses of all ages.

Successful applicants will gain valuable rehearsal experience as part of WAB’s Talent Identification Program and will be contracted as a Child Guest Artist for a roster of performances during the season. Applicants must be available for all rehearsals and performances as indicated on the schedule below.


  • Boys and Girls may apply.
  • Must be aged between 7 - 14 years.
  • Boys and Girls between 125cm – 135cm in height at the time of audition (costume requirement).
  • Girls between 150cm - 155cm in height at the time of the audition (costume requirement)
  • Must have ballet experience.

Audition Details:

  • Audition 10.00am – 3.00pm, Saturday 4 April 2020
  • Each child will be required for a maximum of 1.5 hours for their audition. Exact audition times will be sent via email on Monday 30 March 2020
  • Female candidates please wear tights, a leotard, ballet flats and hair tied back in a bun.
  • Male candidates please wear a leotard or singlet, tights and ballet flats.
  • Please refrain from wearing clothing that indicates what dance school you attend.

Where:  West Australian Ballet Centre, 134 Whatley Crescent, Maylands.


  • Registration via Trybooking must be received by Tuesday 24 March 12 midnight WST
  • Late registrations will not be accepted.
  • Your Trybooking ticket is your confirmation that your application has been received.
  • Your exact audition timing will be sent to you via email on Monday 30 March 2020
  • By proceeding past the Trybooking checkout you are agreeing to the terms and conditions of participating in activities at West Australian Ballet.

Contacts: Phone: (08) 9214 0707            Email:


THE SLEEPING BEAUTY Child Guest Artists’ Rehearsal and Performance Schedule 2020

Please note:

  • The following schedule is subject to change and will be updated with more detail in due course.
  • Where possible, studio rehearsals will occur outside of school hours.
  • Hours will increase during Theatre Rehearsal and Performance periods.
  • There will be multiple casts of performers, therefore children will not be required for every performance.
  • Casting and performance schedules will be advised within the first few weeks of rehearsals.