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Gay Wightman School of Ballet offers dance lessons to children starting from preschool age on a term by term basis.

Our annual curriculum includes a number of exciting performances and events. We encourage students to stay consistent with their training so they can build their skills and form strong relationships with their teachers and classmates.

As one of Melbourne’s leading dance schools, places are extremely limited. Enquire now to enrol for next term.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I pay my fees?
What happens if I move away?
What if my child or I am injured and cannot attend classes?
What is the cancellation policy should I need to cancel?
Can I pay for drop in classes?
What Additional benefits can I expect as a member?
What do my membership fees cover?
Can I do a trail class before booking into the term?
What do I wear for a trail class?
Are exams and concerts compulsory?
Do parents have to stay?
Where do I buy the uniform?
How do I pay my fees?

Once you click on the Join Us button, you will be redirected to an application form where you can apply for one of our Dance programs. Once submitted [NAME], our Lead Instructor, will be in touch to finalise your membership, which can be paid via credit card, cash or direct bank transfer. Membership will automatically renew each term. We request two weeks’ notice for cancellations.

What happens if I move away?

If you move away from the area and our studio can no longer reasonably be accessed by you, we will refund the remainder of your term fees. Please note that a cancellation fee of $X will apply.

What if my child or I am injured and cannot attend classes?

Unfortunately term fees are non-refundable in the case of injury. We welcome injured students to watch class so they can continue to learn.

What is the cancellation policy should I need to cancel?

We have a no-hassle cancellation policy. Simply complete the member cancellation form on our website to request your membership be cancelled for the upcoming school term. No further payments will be taken. Please allow 14 days for your cancellation to be processed.

Can I pay for drop in classes?

We do not offer drop-in classes for school-aged students. Adults can come to drop-in classes for a cost of $XX.

What Additional benefits can I expect as a member?

As a member of our studio, you are eligible for a discount at the local Dancewear store [NAME].

What do my membership fees cover?

Membership fees cover the cost of studio and dressing room use, and regular classes. We may request extra payments to cover the cost of transport to and from competitions or performances, costumes or makeup.

Can I do a trail class before booking into the term?

Yes you are welcome to trail a class before booking into the full term.

What do I wear for a trail class?

You can wear anything that you already have that is easy to move in for your first trail class, no need to buy anything for the trail. We have all uniform items in our office once you enroll for the term.

Are exams and concerts compulsory?

No the exams and concerts are not compulsory, although they are the most exciting part of the year for most of our dancers and highly anticipated by both students and parents.

Do parents have to stay?

No parents do not have to stay and there are several coffee shops that you are welcome to relax and enjoy a break. Parents are welcome to wait in one of our dressing rooms if they prefer to stay in the building.

Where do I buy the uniform?

All uniform items and merchandise are stocked in our on site dance wear shop.

Why Learn To Dance With Gay Wightman School Of Ballet?

40 Years Of History

Our studio was established by ballerina Gay Wightman in 1960.

Professional Standards

We provide the highest level of dance education and excellence to our students.

Outstanding Teachers

The experienced teachers at GWSB take the time to get to know each student.

Welcoming Environment

Positive body image, friendliness and fun are priorities at our studio.

Performance Opportunities

Students are regularly invited to share what they can do from the stage.

Overseas Travel

Find out about our intensive summer programs and the chance to dance at Disneyland!

Join Our Dance Family

To begin the process to enrol or to find out about our special programs, get in touch with Gay Wightman School of Ballet today.

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