Coppelia auditions

AUDITIONS Round One: November 20, 2018 Callbacks: November 27, 2018. NB: Dancers who have been working in Bronze Medal, Bronze Star, Test 1,2,3 Ballet do not need to audition. They will automatically be part of the  performance if they are attending two ballet syllabus classes per week. All dancers will be required to perform in […]

From Miss Stacey

From Miss Stacey: I wish apologise for my poor judgement during the covid period. From May 20 for 14 days, we allowed people inside our building for a number of reasons. And whilst covid safe practises were adhered to, the studio was not open and no group classes were held, I put our company and […]

Two new exciting developments at PMPA

Why dance at Port Macquarie Performing Arts is benefitting your child in more ways than one… Vertical integration and Primitive Reflexes I want to fill you in on a few things we have been doing at PMPA based on some cool research we have been equipping ourselves with over the past few years. The first […]

Bring it on – Casting Announcement

Congratulations to all involved with the auditions for Bring it On. Our independent panel of judges were all impressed with your talent, professionalism and courage. Below is the casting. If your name does not appear on the casting sheet, you will be in the ensemble of the show as long as you are enrolled in […]

2019 PMPA Exam Timetable Final Version

Please find below the final version of the PMPA 2019 Examination and Appraisal timetable including Acro Grading. Please check to confirm that your child’s name is under the examination/appraisal that they were offered and that you paid for. Email any changes to us ( by COB Wednesday 23 October, after this date no further changes […]

Bring it On Callback Announcement

Callbacks will be held on Wednesday 23 October. All dancers who auditioned vocally today will be required to participate in a dance audition at 4pm on Callback day. Please remember, just because you did not get a Callback, does not mean that you have missed out! You may have been cast already. Don’t be disheartened. […]


Please download and read the following Commitment form if you would like to be in our production of Bring it On! Bring it On Audition and Commitment Form   To all Bring it On performers and their parents, Each year students from Port Macquarie Performing Arts, present an annual production at The Glasshouse. In the […]

2019 Examinations & Appraisals

Invitations for Examinations and Appraisals for 2019 will go out this week. Please find all information you clicking here and downloading our handbook – 2019 Exam Appraisal Note for Parents v7 DATES TO NOTE: Ballet & Tap ScholarshipsSunday 3 November Ballet BootcampThursday 10 and Friday 11 October Classical Ballet ExamsFriday 8 & Saturday 9 November […]

We are expanding our team…

PMPA hiring for the role of Operations Manager Do you want to be more involved with the growth of PMPA?  Are you proactive in a work environment? Are you passion about leading a motivated team of creative people? Are you systems focused with great attention to detail?  As we continue to innovate and lead the […]

2019 Armistice Casting

The time has come to announce the casting for the 2019 restaging of Armistice the One Act Ballet. Congratulations to all of the dancers who participated in the audition process. CASTING 20 year anniversary of Armistice Simone (Leader of the Shadow Dwellers, role originated by  Angela Jamieson) Hannah Summers Understudies – Maddi White, Lana Ostrowskyj Lucinda […]

Girl Geared for Greatness

Girls geared for greatness In our inaugural year, there will be two parts to the Girls Geared for Greatness program. Don’t let the title fool you, boys are more than welcome to join in all aspects of this program (It’s just that Boys and Girls Geared for Greatness seemed like too long for my title!) […]

Important: Read the Student and Parent Handbook

PMPA prides itself on providing a great nurturing and teaching environment for our wonderful students. To this end as an enrolled dance family at Port Macquarie Performing Arts, you agree to abide by our Terms and Conditions of enrolment outlined in our Student and Parent Handbook. Please read the Handbook here and ensure that you […]

Is Loyalty important to anyone these days?

In this 5 part series I will be discussing the top 5 Values of Port Macquarie Performing Arts and how these values shape your child’s dance education experience with us. So much of what we teach is not practical dance steps. Why Loyalty? In this 5 part blog series I will be discussing the top […]

In this 5 part series I will be discussing the top 5 Values of Port Macquarie Performing Arts and how these values shape your child’s dance education experience with us. So much of what we teach is not practical dance steps. Whilst there are a lot of those too, the real lessons your child learns […]