Join Riptide

If you are interested in gaining more experience in the performance arts and joining Riptide, come to meet us and participate at one Open Days or Workshops.

To become a member of the Riptide Ensemble, we first recommend participation at an Open Day and/or Workshop. The details for all our programs and member benefits are listed below. To book a place in a program, click on the link underneath the program category.

Please contact Ruby at for general enquiries and more information about our programs and accessibility.

Our Open Days are usually scheduled for July and January (dates TBC), keep an eye on our Facebook page for event listings closer to the date.

Cost: FREE

We coordinate full day masterclasses with revered international, national and local performing artists, and ask that they teach us some of their specific practice. Examples of past workshops include Clown with Deanna Fleysher (USA), Storytelling with Alan Girod (Perth), and Physical Theatre with Tooth and Nail Theatre Company (Le Coq, EU). To see our current range of Open Workshops, please refer to the ‘events’ tab on our Facebook page for event listings closer to the date.

Individual Workshop Cost: $30 (payment is taken on the day in cash for the workshops)

Workshop Cost for Ensemble Members: N/A (included in the semester price)

If you are interested in joining the Riptide Ensemble, please come to an Open Day or Open Workshop to participate and meet us first. Our ensemble intake usually occurs in July/January, after our Semester 1 & 2 Open Days. Alternatively, you can contact us first to chat more about the program.

Cost per semester: $125


You can register your interest in any of the above programs by emailing Ruby at to receive an email notification of the dates when they are confirmed.