The Australian Ballet workshop – application form 2024

About the program 

The Arts Unit, in collaboration with The Australian Ballet, will host a series of workshop opportunities for students from Years 3 to 12.

The 1-day workshops will be held at Tanya Pearson Academy and are taught by tutors from The Australian Ballet Education and Outreach Team.

The workshops are crafted around the students' skill level and cover classical technique through to repertoire and choreographic process. Students will take part in a warm-up, technical exercises, learn repertoire from a ballet and explore choreographic elements.

Workshops will be divided based on students' RAD Grade level or equivalent. Students do not need to be currently studying for a RAD exam to attend.  See relevant workshop dates below.

Dates and times

  • Tuesday 3 September; 9:30 am to 1:30 pm (RAD Grade 2–3)
  • Wednesday 4 September; 9:30 am to 2:00 pm (RAD Grade 4–5)
  • Thursday 5 September; 9:30 am to 2:30 pm (RAD Grade Int.Fdn Intermediate)
  • Friday 6 September; 9:30 am to 3:00 pm (RAD Grade Adv.Fdn Advanced)

Venue

Tanya Pearson Academy – Unit D, 12 Frederick Street, St Leonards

Cost

  • $85.00 – RAD Grade 2–3
  • $85.00 – RAD Grade 4–5
  • $100.00 – RAD Grade Int.Fdn Intermediate
  • $100.00 – RAD Grade Adv.Fdn Advanced

Participation is open to all students attending NSW public schools.

Application process

  1. Parents are required to complete this form to finalise their child's position in the program (closing Friday 16 August).
  2. Ensure you check the information you submit carefully, especially your email address as this is our main form of communication with you.
  3. Gain permission from your contact teacher and school principal for your application.
  4. Make payment for the workshop online through our student payment portal (select Dance / Special Projects).
  5. Once you have completed this online application form, you will receive an email confirming your acceptance. 

Contact details

Should you have any queries, please contact The Dance Team at dance.artsunit@det.nsw.edu.au

 

Important information

In the event of injury, no personal injury insurance cover is provided by the NSW Department of Education for students in relation to school sporting activities, physical education lessons or any other school activity. The department’s public liability cover is fault-based and limited to breaches by the department of its duty of care to students that may result in claims for compensation.

Parents/carers are advised to assess the level and extent of their child’s involvement in the activity when deciding whether additional insurance cover is required prior to their child’s involvement in the program. Personal accident insurance cover is available through normal retail insurance outlets.

Privacy notice

The information requested in this note is being collected by the NSW Department of Education. The department will use the information in connection with your child’s participation in this event for the following purposes:

  1. administration;
  2. communication with parents/carers; and
  3. for the health, safety and welfare of your child.

The department might share the information requested in this note with health care providers in the event that your child requires urgent medical attention. All personal information will be held securely and disposed of securely when no longer needed.

You have the right to access and correct the information you provide in this note. If you wish to do so, please contact The Arts Unit on 02 8512 1100 Locked Bag 1500, Petersham NSW 2049 

Specific privacy information

The department will use information about your child’s

  • Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander status for the purpose of implementing its Aboriginal Education Policy.
  • Identified additional support information to ensure appropriate learning adjustments are in place.

The provision of Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander status or gender status is voluntary, and not providing either of them will not impact on your child’s participation. All other additional support information requested in this form is voluntary.

Student details
Student name
Student postal address
Parent/guardian details
Parent/guardian name
School details
An email will be sent to this address for a teacher reference and endorsement. 

Student background information

Are you of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander origin?
Is a language other than English spoken at home?
Does the student have a disability (including a medical or behavioural condition) which may need support?
Are any other special provisions required?

Student medical information

Emergency contact details
Emergency contact name
Please indicate any medical conditions the student suffers from.
If the student has a medical action plan for any reason please supply this plan by uploading or via email to dance.artsunit@det.nsw.edu.au.
One file only.
16 MB limit.
Allowed types: jpg, jpeg, png, html, pdf, doc, docx, zip.
If nil, please type N/A.
Workshop specific information
Enter the receipt number you received after making a payment through the student payment portal. Please select Dance / Secondary Dance Workshops
How will the student be travelling to the workshop?
How will the student be travelling from the workshop?

Parent permissions and agreements

In the event that my child fails to abide by the Behaviour code for students I understand that I will be notified and that they will be required to be collected or sent home at my expense.

Authority to film and record

Responsible school or business unit and contact person

The filming/recording will be arranged by: The Department of Education, The Arts Unit

Should you have any queries, please contact the Dance Team at dance.artsunit@det.nsw.edu.au


Production company

The filming/recording will be done by: internally by NSW Department of Education ('department')


Project

Project described as above.


Medium

Referred to in this document as 'footage'.

  • Video (including audio)
  • Still photography
  • Audio only recording

Filming/recording start and end date

As per project date unless otherwise described.


Filming location

As per project information above.


What the footage will be used for

Students may be filmed and photographed while preparing and performing as part of the workshops, rehearsals and performance. Background footage of students may also be obtained.

Publication media

In connection with the Project the footage may be used by the department in the following:

  • on departmental and school websites in school newsletters
  • in publicity materials published by the department
  • on the department’s social media accounts
  • in print digital and online newspapers and magazines
  • television
  • other.

What will be filmed or recorded

Performances, rehearsals, interviews, competitions, festivals in relation to the Project.

How the filming or recording will occur

Up to three cameras would be used, with external lighting and audio recording equipment.

Storage and access

Raw footage will be stored on NSW Department of Education secure servers, accessible only by The Arts Unit staff. Produced footage will be uploaded to Vimeo and cross published on Facebook and The Arts Unit website, accessible by the public.

How long can the footage be used for?

The footage will be available for use until the department considers it no longer fit for purpose

The footage online may provide cached on web browsers  and archived copies may appear after the department itself has ceased to post the footage.

Transportation

Not applicable.


Acknowledgements and consents

Filming/recording: I consent to the department filming me and recording my voice, performances, poses, and actions in connection with the project described above.
Re-records: if any re-recording or voice-overs are needed, I agree to make myself available to assist.
Use: I consent to the department using the footage of me for the Project described above, (including to promote the Project.
Video editing: I understand that the department may edit any video it records, including combining it with other video and audio and adding text or music for the project
Inspection:
I waive any right to inspect or approve any use of the footage before it is used.
Copyright: I acknowledge and agree that all rights in and to any content captured as a part of the project, including the copyright, are and shall remain the sole property of the department and I waive any moral rights under the Copyright Act 1968 in the video and audio.
Voluntary: I understand that participation in the filming and recording is voluntary and I will not be remunerated.
Online reposts: if the footage is posted by the department on the internet the department cannot prevent third parties from posting links.
Interpretation: references in this Acknowledgment to 'me' and 'I' are references to the person recorded in the 'student details' section of this form.

I certify and represent that I have read the foregoing and fully understand the meaning and effect; and (please select one of the following):

Permission to publish

Please note that participation in the program is not dependent on granting authority to film and record.

Should you have any queries, please contact the Dance Team at dance.artsunit@det.nsw.edu.au

Please sign above

Payment

I understand full payment must be made before the program or event begins. Once payment has been made, there will be no refunds. Cash will not be accepted.