Over 50 years of excellence

Gay Wightman School of Ballet is one of Australia’s longest established and most successful Ballet Schools.

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Outstanding Graduates

The Gay Wightman School of Ballet has had many outstanding graduates who have excelled in ballet companies in Australia and overseas.

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Classical ballet training of the highest calibre

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Welcome to the Gay Wightman School of Ballet, one of Australia’s longest established and most successful Ballet Schools.

We offer the highest calibre for both students pursuing dance as a fun, healthy hobby, and for the talented, dedicated student seeking a career in the classical dance or performing arts profession.

The Gay Wightman School of Ballet provides classical ballet training of the highest calibre for both students pursuing dance as a fun, healthy hobby, and for the talented, dedicated student seeking a career in the classical dance profession.

A wide range of additional classes are offered to our students including: Jazz, Character, Contemporary, Tap, Funk, Hip Hop, Acrobatics, Boys Funk, Lyrical Jazz, Pointe, Pas de Deux, Pilates, Repertoire, National Dance, Mime, Anatomy, Nutrition and Stretch & Limber (including Swiss Ball, Theraband and Wobble Board exercises).

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Our History

The opening of the Gay Wightman School of Ballet marked the introduction to the eastern suburbs of classical ballet based on the finest tradition of training in the acclaimed Russian methods. The school rapidly grew to be one of Melbourne’s acknowledged balletic training centers, with unprecedented success as a private dance institution. This success has been maintained for 50 years.

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What We Offer

The Gay Wightman School of Ballet employs the Borovansky Memorial Australian Academy of Dancing (BMAAD) syllabus as the backbone of its training and teaching. The Russian based syllabus aims at producing and grooming not just dancers, but artists of the dance.

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For Parents

Uniform requirements, important dates and other information that is important for parents of students.

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Our Graduates

The Gay Wightman School of Ballet has had many outstanding graduates who have excelled in ballet companies in Australia and overseas.

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Telephone
(03) 9857 5405
Address
1st Floor 309, Doncaster Road
North Balwyn VIC Australia 3104
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