In 1952, West Australian Ballet was established by Madame Kira Bousloff – the first ballet company formed in Australia. The company is based in Perth and resides at the West Australian Ballet Centre in Maylands.
It offers an extensive program of dance throughout the year, with three to four major seasons in Perth, regional touring throughout Western Australia, choreographic workshops, an extensive education program and other community activities. West Australian Ballet also tours nationally and internationally; past international tours include China, Japan, Indonesia, Taiwan and the Philippines.
It is the only dance company in the state that has an official partnership with its state symphony orchestra; the West Australian Symphony Orchestra.
In 2021, WA Ballet was awarded Not For Profit/Charity of the Year at the annual Business News RISE Business Awards.