Admittance to RIA is by audition and interview only.

We encourage everyone who feels they can fulfill the selection criteria to apply. Please note that not all applicants will be accepted.

All candidates, regardless of specialism, are assessed against the following criteria

RIA students demonstrate:

  • A highly developed artistic ability in at least one field, either performing or visual arts.
  • A positive attitude and commitment to academic study
  • A positive attitude and commitment to the development of skills in their chosen artistic field
  • A strong desire to pursue their passion for the arts
  • A high level of commitment and motivation in pursuit of personal success

Applications are made to RIA in writing and should contain the following:

  • The completed Student Application Form (included in application package)
  • The student’s last report card
  • Details of competitions, awards or productions the students have participated in/received
  • A 150 word report written by the student detailing why he/she would like to be accepted into the program.

Please visit our Prospective Parents & Families Information page for insight into Rowville Secondary College.

School Tours, Information Nights & Auditions

**IMPORTANT: Due to COVID-19 our School Tours are POSTPONED until further notice. Please visit our COVID-19 Update page for more information.

Eastern Campus Tours: Every Friday at 9.30am, Humphreys Way, Rowville.

Book a School Tour: You must book in to attend these tours as places fill fast. School tours only operate during the school term.

Book here or phone (03) 9755 4555.

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Important Dates

We have now held our 2 main audition sessions for 2021 enrolment. If you wish to lodge a late application, please complete an Expression of Interest.

Auditions for 2022 enrolment will be taking place in June, 2021. At this stage applications are not yet open, but please complete an Expression of Interest and we will make sure you receive all the information required leading up to the auditions.