The Australian Academy of Theatrical & Ballet Dancing Inc.
Australian Academy of Theatrical and Ballet Dancing commenced in 1962 Founders: Miss Laura Mitchell along with Madame Borovansky.
The Borovansky Ballet Syllabus was developed and then extended to Theatrical Tap Jazz dance styles.
This Society is an incorporated body that generously provides talented students with awards scholarships and trophies.
Throughout Victoria over eighty schools are registered members and the Society is widely regarded.
Examinations are open to all students offering them a challenge to demonstrate their understanding and knowledge of the set work that is taught.
Examinations are held in all types of dancing – Jazz, Tap, Theatrical and Classical ballet, with the Australian academy of Theatrical & Ballet Dancing Inc. This society is recognised throughout Australia, and it’s syllabus has been devised with great care it caters for the young dancer and progresses as the child develops their technique.
As the examinations continue the aim is towards a Diploma of Dance in their respective fields and qualifications may be used to eventually teach or dance professionally and can be taken as a subject at school in years 10, 11 and 12. For passing a grade you/your child receives a report on their examinations, are graded for their own benefit, they receive a medal and a certificate and are eligible for the many awards (trophies and scholarships)that the Academy offers.
Registered AATBD Inc teachers uphold standards of good practises and codes of professional conduct and maintain high artistic and professional standards.
The Academy is based in Melbourne, Australia under the direction of a highly qualified Board of Directors.
President: Mr Les Wendorff.
Secretary/Director: Mrs. Jennie Krolik
Treasurer: Mrs. Carole Fleming
Sen Vice President: Ms Lynn Wendorff.
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