Apply to Audition at NAISDA

Applications to Audition for NAISDA are invited by completing the Audition Application Form according to Step 1 below. Potential students for our 2022 intake will be invited to attend a four-day Audition at NAISDA Dance College on Darkinjung Land, NSW Central Coast (see Key Dates below).

ABSTUDY will fund your travel and living expenses.

The Audition gives you the opportunity to explore NAISDA’s campus, try classes and see what it feels like to be here. If you are unable to attend the NAISDA Audition dates, please read Step 4 below about alternative arrangements.

Step 1: Apply now to NAISDA

If you’re keen, we’d love to hear from you and invite you to apply. You should:

Step 2: After you Submit your Application
  • NAISDA’s Youth Engagement Officer will contact you to discuss your application, chase up missing information and answer any further questions you may have.
  • NAISDA’s Audition Panel will review your Application and candidates will be invited to Audition
Step 3: Invitation to Attend Audition
  • NAISDA will send you an Invitation to Audition.
  • ABSTUDY will fund your travel and living expenses for the Audition.
  • NAISDA will send you all the information you’ll need about the next step and travelling to NAISDA for the Audition.
Step 4: What Happens if I Can’t Attend an Audition?

It’s important for you to come and try NAISDA for yourself, but sometimes that is not possible. If, for whatever reason, you can’t attend the NAISDA Audition/s according to the Key Dates below, please follow this process:

  • Complete – the Audition Application Form.
  • Tick the box – to indicate you cannot attend NAISDA during the Audition period/s.
  • NAISDA’s Youth Engagement Officer will contact you – regarding alternative arrangements.
Step 5: What Happens at Audition?

You’ll travel to NAISDA Dance College, 31 The Avenue, Mt Penang Parklands, Kariong, NSW.

  • You’ll stay together with other auditionees, under the supervision of NAISDA Chaperones.
  • You’ll attend College for four days, tour the campus, sample a range of classes and meet NAISDA trainers and staff.
  • You’ll have a physical and wellbeing check, complete Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) testing and yarn with NAISDA staff about your support, accommodation and other needs.
  • Our Trainers will observe you in class and see if NAISDA is the right fit for you, a place where you can shine.
Step 6: Audition Review and Shortlist
  • NAISDA runs two Auditions during the year (see Key Dates below). At the completion of each Audition period, NAISDA’s Audition Panel reviews the Auditionees
  • All Auditionees will receive a letter following their Audition period.
  • Those who demonstrate the capacity to engage successfully in training at NAISDA will be placed on a Shortlist, awaiting the completion of all other Auditions.
Step 7: Letter of Offer
  • When all Auditions have been completed, NAISDA’s Audition Panel will review all shortlisted candidates.
  • Successful candidates will receive a Letter of Offer.
  • This letter confirms your acceptance into NAISDA Dance College and will provide further information about enrolling at NAISDA.
Key Dates
  • 2022 Intake – Audition Applications Open 1 April 2021
  • 2022 Intake – Audition Applications Close
    • Round 1: 13 September 2021
    • Round 2: 15 November 2021
  • 2022 Intake – Invitation to Audition letters sent from 3 May 2021
  • 2022 Intake – Audition dates
    • Round 1: 27 – 30 September 2021
    • Round 2: 29 November – 2 December 2021
  • 2022 Intake – Notification of Short List
    • Round 1: 15 October 2021
  • 2022 Intake – Offer of Enrolment from 10 December 2021
  • 2022 Intake – Offer of Enrolment Closes 14 January 2022
  • 2023 Intake – Audition Applications Open 6 December 2021
More Information about Courses

For more information, please read through the Course Information:

For further information about life and training at NAISDA Dance College, please refer to the NAISDA Study Guide.

Contact Us

Contact: NAISDA Youth Engagement Officer, Celeste Uerata


Phone: (02) 4340 1300 or Freecall 1800 117 116

Click here to Apply to Audition

Dhiyang gayung-bayn-ba – I will be here