Melbourne’s Most Inspiring Dance Academy

Be inspired and exhilarated by the joy of learning to dance! The goal of Rain & Lucky Academy of Dance is to develop happy, healthy performers, with excellent grounding in technique, and the confidence to develop personal artistry.

Rain & Lucky offers ballet, dance, drama and musical theatre classes for children, and our specialty is teaching classical ballet to the highest standard, in a nurturing and positive environment. 

Now with two stunning dance studio locations: Fairfield and Preston, Melbourne.


Find the right class for you.

RAD ballet classes, jazz dance, contemporary dance, tap dance, hip hop, musical theatre, lyrical, drama, pre-school dance classes and more.

There’s a class for everyone.
Come find yours.

Contemporary dance

Contemporary dance originated from ballet technique but is more ‘modern’ with fewer technical ‘rules’. Movement options are unlimited in contemporary and your child will gain greater spatial and body awareness, improvisation skills and freedom of expression

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Meet our teachers

Rain Francis

Founder & Director

Miss Rain is a qualified and experienced performer, teacher and choreographer, having worked in the USA, UK, Australia, NZ and Ireland. She has danced many classical and contemporary roles and won several awards for her choreography. Miss Rain founded Rain & Lucky in 2016 and her favourite part of her work now is constantly striving to create more opportunities and higher quality experiences for her students. When she’s not dancing, Miss Rain is usually on an adventure with her two kelpies, Duggie and Little Ted.

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