Dance Courses New Zealand

Australia’s premiere dance school now accepting passionate students from Auckland, Wellington & Greater New Zealand.

Dreaming of dance, but limited for professional dance training in New Zealand?

Dance World Studios is now accepting students from Auckland, Wellington, and New Zealand for our vocational dance school in Melbourne.

Established in 1987, Dance World Studios has become Australia’s premiere dance and performing arts school. Students come from all over the world to train with our experienced dance instructors who bring their unique specialties to the classroom each and every day.

If you’re passionate about dance and the performing arts, Dance World Studios is your number one choice for vocational training in both Australia and New Zealand. If you’re willing to make the move, we’re here to help you reach your full potential in the world of dance.

Why study dance and performing arts in Melbourne?

Melbourne is Australia’s hottest creative hub. Home to thousands of passionate, like-minded individuals, you’ll feel at home among the hustle and bustle of Australia’s capital of creativity.

In addition to a welcoming atmosphere here in Melbourne, you’ll have access to some of the industry’s top creatives, professionals, and instructors. We often have guest lecturers and instructors with high-end industry experience, including musical directors. You’ll have the opportunity to learn from the best and make an impression with the right people, in the right place, at the right time.

We have both ​full-time​ and ​part-time dance courses​ available, so we can work to your schedule to achieve the high level of skill required to make it in the performing arts.

Thinking of refreshing your skills while holidaying in Australia? Consider taking one of our ​casual short dance courses​, instead. Our short courses are fun and challenging at the same time, refining your existing skills or teaching you the very basics of dance, including ballet, jazz, hip-hop, tap, contemporary dance, and more.

Perfect for fitness and fun – drop in for a quick visit right here in Melbourne.

Australia’s premier performing arts school accepting students from Auckland, Wellington & greater New Zealand

Looking for more than dance? You might consider auditioning for our extensive musical theatre course, available in both ​full​ and ​part-time​ in Melbourne. Through our musical theatre department, ​APO Arts Academy​, you’ll learn the three core disciplines of musical theatre – singing, dancing and acting.

Additionally, you’ll learn the history of musical theatre, musical theory, and keyboard skills at both foundational and diploma levels. You’ll achieve all the skills required to become a professional and potentially one of Australia & New Zealand’s best.

How do I apply for a place at Dance World Studios?

To become a part or full-time student of Dance World Studios, we require application via audition. We accept auditions in person or via video submission if you’re living out-of-state.

You will be selected based on your existing dance skills and abilities, physical fitness, raw talent, and potential to make it in the performing arts. Better be quick – places are filling up fast!


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For further enquiries about our dance & musical theatre
programs in Melbourne Australia, ​give us a call on

(03) +61 3 9696 2943

We’d be happy to provide more information and help you reach your creative goals.