The Victorian State Ballet is the state ballet company of Victoria devoted to the pursuit of artistic excellence, dance education, presentation of outstanding classical ballet repertoire and innovative neo-classical and contemporary dance works.
The Victorian State Ballet is a vibrant, creative, full-time ballet company committed to connect people and dance across Victoria by offering a program of outstanding classical repertoire ballets, exhilarating & innovative contemporary dance works and educational workshops for the enrichment, entertainment, education and engagement of communities.
VSB is committed to providing employment to Australian and internationally recognised professional ballet dancers, plus training and performing opportunities to young artists through our youth ballet and mentoring programs under the expertise of Martin and Michelle Sierra which counts for over 30 years of professional experience worldwide. VSB was launched to fulfil the needs of Victoria’s dance community.
Birthed out of passion to create works that captivate and challenge audiences, the vision of VSB is to remain the central hub for ballet in the State of Victoria. Our commitment is to connect people and dance across Victoria through a program of beautiful, exciting and challenging works, collaborating with leading artists and organisations.
Operating continuously throughout the year, The Victorian State Ballet covers a vast range of performance opportunities from festivals, full length productions, galas, charities, commercial events and educational performances for primary & secondary schools across Melbourne, regional Victoria and interstate Australia. The Victorian State Ballet's rapid rise to success and continuous expansion, fulfilling the role of State ballet company since its launch in 2015 is a strong indicator of the bright future Victorian communities can expect in the future of ballet in Victoria and Australia. VSB continues to to receive continuous highly acclaimed recognition and countless highly praised reviews of the Company’s sell out seasons. Michelle and Martin Sierra's choreographies have also been highly praised in Australia & overseas. Photo by Michael Lean of leading artists Robyn Begg & Michael Braun in VSB’s Production of GISELLE.