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HOW TO APPLY

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EOI to apply for year 7 auditions - 2025 intake

Applications for Year 7 Entry are closed.

Applications for Years 8-12 Entry close on 18 July 2024 @ 3pm


International students, please visit the International Student page.

Audition Application Process

1. Watch the video 'Tips on preparing a VCASS audition video'

All applicants watch: Tips on preparing a VCASS audition video

Are you a Dance applicant? Watch: Dance Audition Classwork

2. Assemble all required PDF documents

  • Small photo (can be a JPEG)
  • Copy of Semester TWO report from previous year
  • Student Statement - Why would you like to attend VCASS

3. Record one unedited video

  • See the requirements outlined in PDFs at the bottom of this page for your chosen stream.
  • Your audition video should be submitted as one continuous video.
  • Required your final video must be uploaded in MP4 format How to convert your video to MP4 format
  • If you are applying for Dance, please make sure you follow the appropriate demonstration video provided for your year level.
  • This video must include:
    • A spoken introduction stating your name, current year level, stream you are applying for and a brief summary telling us about yourself
    • Specific illustrations/demonstrations of your skills are in line with the audition requirements below.

4. Complete online application

5. Upload your video into your application

6. Pay and submit your application

Select entry enrolment at VCASS

We are a select-entry Secondary School for the education and training of talented dancers, musicians, theatre and visual art students. Entry into VCASS is by audition only.

We are not a locally zoned school.

We do not offer homestay arrangements.

There is a non-refundable processing fee of $100.00 which applies to all applications.

Am I eligible to apply?

To apply you must be an Australian resident or an international student that is able to apply for an appropriate visa, if offered placement at the school.

If you are an international student, please visit the International Student page.

Places in our dance, music, theatre arts and visual arts are highly sought after and students are selected on the basis not only of existing talent but also their potential to develop in their field.

We only accept entry into the following years for each program:

Music: Years 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Dance: Years 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Theatre Arts: Year 11
Visual Arts: Year 11

How do I apply to be a student at VCASS?

1. Apply online

  • Please first make sure you are eligible to apply (see content above) to attend VCASS.
  • Complete your online video and application.
  • You will be required to make a payment.

2. Video Audition

Dance, Music, Theatre Arts and Visual Arts candidates are required to complete a video audition. Further information will be at the start of the school year in 2024.

3. Offers are made

You will be notified by email of the outcome of your video audition. The number of vacancies within each program dictates the number of offers made.

4. On Site Auditions

Please find the following dates for consideration and planning for call back on site auditions at VCASS in 2024. 

  • Note that these dates are subject to change, so please refer back to this page for any future updates.

Dates Scheduled for 2024 Call Back On Site Auditions:

Year 7  11 June 2024 - 15 June 2024
Years 8 -12  29 July 2024 - 10 August 2024

 

AUDITION INFORMATION FOR 2025 INTAKE IS AVAILABLE IN THE CONTENT RELATED LINKS BELOW.

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