Full Time Dance & Auditions Guide


Brent StreetNSW

Nationally Recognised Training Courses:

CUA50113 Diploma of Dance (Elite Performance) – Classical Contemporary
CUA50113 Diploma of Dance (Elite Performance) – Performing Arts
CUA50213 Diploma of Musical Theatre
Brent Street Academy

Brent Street is a registered training organisation (RTO #91488) which offers a well-respected training ground for those after a career in the performing arts industry. Delivering the best performing arts tuition in Australia for nearly 30 years.

Australia’s leading performing arts centre located in Sydney.

With nearly 30 years of delivering quality performing arts tuition, Brent Street is well recognised and respected as the training ground for professionals who want a top career in dance and the performing arts. Brent Street has a serious musical theatre, commercial and contemporary dance focus and is the only true, triple threat school of its kind covering singing, dancing and acting.


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Jason Coleman's Ministry of DanceVIC

Diploma of dance (elite performance) (CUA50113)

Diploma of musical theatre (CUA50213)

Certificate IV in dance (CUA40113)

Certificate IV in musical theatre (CUA40513)

Certificate IV in dance teaching and management (CUA40313)

JCMOD sets the standard of excellence in dance, performance and musical theatre training. We’re proud to offer a high standard of training, complemented by outstanding facilities used regularly for industry rehearsals and auditions. Direct industry links greatly benefit students as they study in world-class facilities alongside Australian and international production companies.


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Patrick Studios AustraliaVIC

Full Time Performing Arts (Cert II, III, IV)
Government Assistance Available

Full Time Musical Theatre (Diploma)

The Academy – High School of Performing Arts
From year 7 to 12

One of the most successful Performing Arts courses in the country, our course is designed to train, educate and condition young dancers in every facet of the industry. Training in all styles of dance including Jazz, Ballet, Contemporary, Musical Theatre, Lyrical, Tap and Acrobatics, as well as group vocal lessons. Onsite gym/pilates training is offered, as well as optional vocal and drama electives. The course is designed over two years. CURRENTLY OFFERING GOVERNMENT ASSISTANCE.


Directed by Australia's leading musical theatre choreographer. This course is designed with more acting and singing hours than any other course in Australia. All dance classes are streamed into beginner, intermediate and advanced, catering for varying levels. All teachers are CURRENT industry practitioners with knowledge of what is needed to achieve employment in the current market. Specialised classes focused on safe voice technique - we encourage the individuality of our selected students to draw out unique qualities. The class size is capped at 20 for optimum attention. Our studios include an exclusive facility designed for acting and singing classes. CURRENTLY OFFERING VET FEE HELP.


Patrick Studios Academy fully integrates VCE with an extended Senior Elite Program. The Academy is available to gifted students in years 7 through to 12 who seek comprehensive training in performing arts, as well as a commitment to complete their VCE studies.  Currently in the State of Victoria there is no training institution that offers a program like ours.
Patrick Studios Academy allows every student the opportunity to succeed both academically and in performance. Our students are offered a unique creative environment that supports and promotes their talents. Students receive intense training from some of Australia’s most outstanding industry practitioners, coupled with solid academic learning.


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National College of Dance, NewcastleNSW

CUA40113 Certificate 4 of Dance

CUA50113 Diploma of Dance (Elite Performance)

Intensive Training Program

Producing outstanding results in the past 4 years with students completing both Diploma in Dance (Elite Performance) and Cert IV in Dance, the National College of Dance are creating the future leading artists in Australia.

With both Cert IV and Diploma of Dance being 1 year full time programs, NCD have created the new Intensive Training Program for students in year 9 and 10 who wish to continue their educational studies but also complete intensive training in Dance studies.   The intensive training program is a part time plus studies program specifically designed for each students to achieve Y9/10 but also become prepared to commence full time studies with the Cert IV or Diploma program.

The units covered reflect the aim of NCD, to provide unique professional training for students to allow them to achieve the dream of a career in Dance.  

Over the past 4 years, all Diploma students have achieved either a place in a company, company school, overseas or in Australia, or into a university of choice. Our outstanding results have seen our students compete in the 2014 Prix de Lausanne, win and finalist 2013 McDonalds Sydney Eisteddfod, 2013 issue of RAD solo seal, entrants into Genee and much more.

All teachers are professionals whom have had a career in professional dance, choreographed on professional companies  coached and mentored professional dancers and have many years of teaching students to develop a career and become professional dancers.

Take the time to come a see our facilities, meet the teachers and Join our students as the next future leading Artists. Contact us for audition details.


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The Edge Full Time DanceVIC 

Nationally accredited dance qualifications.
* CUA40113 Certificate IV in Dance Performance
* CUA50113 Diploma of Dance (Elite Performance)
*  CUA50213 Diploma of Musical Theatre


Courses are delivered in partnership with Australian Teachers of Dancing (RTO 31624)

With 16 years experience delivering full time dance training, our intensive programs provide a platform for a professional career in dance. Our teaching faculty includes some of Australia’s finest and widely recognized choreographers and performers currently active in the industry. Students are selected on their technical ability, dedication and passion for furthering their skills in this competitive industry. Limited placements are offered each year.

CUA40113 Certificate IV of Dance Performance 

Entry into this course is via successful audition.

Students are required to demonstrate potential to undertake training at Certificate IV level. Students must show competence in at least one unit of CUA30113 Certificate III Dance. This is achieved through demonstrating a level of performance experience or other tertiary studies or that is comparable to those required for the Certificate IV. 


CUA50113 Diploma of Dance (Elite Performance) 

Entry into this course is via successful audition.

Students are required to demonstrate their potential to undertake training at Diploma level. Students must show competence in at least one unit of CUA40113 Certificate IV Dance. This is achieved through demonstrating a level of performance experience, or other tertiary studies or that is comparable to those required for the Diploma.

CUA50213 Diploma of Musical Theatre 

Entry into this course is via successful audition. Students are required to participate in a dance audition, prepare and perform a solo vocal piece in the musical theatre style and prepare and perform a short monologue.

Students are required to demonstrate their potential to undertake training at Diploma level. Students must show competence in at least one unit of CUA40113 Certificate IV Dance. This is achieved through demonstrating a level of performance experience, or other tertiary studies or that is comparable to those required for the Diploma. 

Graduate credits include: We Will Rock You, Strictly Ballroom, Legally Blonde, Hair Spray, Wicked, Miss Saigon, Starlight Express Germany, Tokyo Disney, Various Cruise Lines, Contemporary Dance Companies, Corporate Entertainment Companies, Hip Hop Crews, Film, T.V.Cs, and Reality TV.

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Lee Academy Full Time DanceNSW

Advanced Diploma in Dance (Elite Performance) - CUA60113

Diploma in Dance (Elite Performance) - CUA50113

Diploma of Musical Theatre - CUA50213

Acro & Aerial Fulltime – including Diploma in Dance (Elite Performance) - CUA50113

Certificate IV in Dance - CUA40113

Certificate III in Dance – CUA30113

Lee Academy Fulltime 2017
Lee Academy Fulltime makes the link for dancers from students to professionals. Providing a guided career pathway for aspiring performers & giving you every opportunity to expand your skills, nurture your versatility & explore your artistic self expression.

Lee Academy was the first performing arts studio in Australia granted permission to offer
ADVANCED DIPLOMA OF DANCE (Elite Performance) under the new standardized National Dance Qualifications, & also offers Certificate III, Certificate IV & Diploma in Dance (Elite Performance), as well as Diploma of Musical Theatre & Acrobatics-Aerial Fulltime.

This means the government recognises Lee Academy fit to provide the best education you could possibly hope for in the performing arts.

Our fulltime courses get you a huge leap closer to your dream & guide you into a successful professional career, with the Nationally recognised qualification to go with it.


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Dance World Studios full time auditionsA division of APO ARTS ACADEMY



Advanced Diploma of Dance (Elite Performance) CUA60113*

(two years full-time)

Diploma of Dance (Elite Performance) CUA50113*

(two years full-time)

Certificate IV in Dance CUA40113* (1 year full-time)

Certificate II in Dance CUA20113* (1 year part time)

Musical Theatre

Diploma of Musical Theatre CUA50213* (2 years full-time)

Foundation in Musical Theatre (1 year full-time)

*Courses are delivered under the auspices of ATOD RTO#31624


Dance World Studios, a leading Australian vocational Performing Arts training institution based in Melbourne, offers vocational training for those who wish to pursue a career in dance and the entertainment industry.

Celebrating over 25 years, our courses have a strong practical emphasis and industry focus. Dance World Studios is a division of APO Arts Academy and as part of our programs, we are fortunate to have the support of a teaching faculty of international & national repute, who instill a sense of integrity & inspiration through the quality of their work. Our administration team has an outstanding track record in Arts management and the professional industry, and provides ongoing support to students and creative staff.

On stage & screen, our graduate students are our ambassadors on a global scale, appearing in hit musical theatre productions, films, high profile live events and other entertainment events.



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Academy of Music and Performing ArtsNSW
Bachelor of Dance

Associate Degree of Dance

The Bachelor of Dance course at AMPA offers students a 'stepping stone' from studio training to a professional career. Entry is available to students who have reached advanced standard in their genre of choice and have a strong desire to become professional performers, choreographers and/or teachers. Daily practical classes in a variety of genres are supported by complementary studies necessary to prepare students for a full time career in Dance.


The degree offers professional training in dance technique, choreography, production techniques and performance psychology in all major genres (including Hip Hop, Latin and Ballroom), as well as body mechanics, body science, drama and music. The goal is to develop highly skilled, disciplined, knowledgeable & versatile dance artists, in an atmosphere which supports & encourages them, as they strive to reach technical, creative & scholarly excellence.


To find out how to apply or to see our upcoming Intakes and Audition Dates, please visit www.ampa.edu.au.

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Kelly Aykers Full TimeVIC

Elite Dancers Course

CUA40113 Certificate IV in Dance

CUA40313 Certificate IV in Dance Teaching and Management *

CUA50213 Diploma of Musical Theatre *

CUA50113 Diploma of Dance (Elite Performance)*

*These qualifications are offered in partnership with Australian Teachers of Dancing (RTO# 31624)


Elite Dancer’s Course

This course is pure dance. Tailored to the dancer who just won’t stop, this physical, highly structured course will give today’s dancer the understanding and stamina to lift their game to the next level. With additional classes designed to hone the finer points of dancing, Kelly offers a course that is as much about technique and discipline as it is about body conditioning and wellbeing. Ideally suited to the company performer, the Elite Dancer’s Course is the ultimate for those to whom dance is everything.


CUA40113 Certificate IV in Dance – 1 year

Tailored to the student to whom dance is everything, the CUA40111 Certificate IV in Dance is the perfect prelude to pursuing a lifetime in dance. This is a Nationally Recognised Course and also stands as a lead in and automatic pre-requisite for our Diploma Course, which will launch in 2017.

This course offers a variety of style and experience not found in any other course and, whether you are a dedicated student who wants to focus their technique, or a dancer who just wants to have it all, the CUA40111 Certificate IV in Dance is the perfect place to start.


CUA40313 Certificate IV Dance Teaching and Management – 1 year

Talent aside, the key factor to a successful career in dance is longevity. The Dance Teaching and Management course is perfect for the career minded that want to live a life of dance. This course combines the comprehensive dance training and body awareness of the Elite course with the skills to understand and pass on that knowledge. Featuring invaluable practical training throughout the year in conjunction with Studio 1 Performing Arts, Dance teaching and Management provides all you need to know for a long and successful career in the profession you love.


CUA50213 Diploma of Musical Theatre – 2 years

With eighteen professional shows under her belt, few know Musical Theatre to the extent that Kelly Aykers does. Kelly has combined her practical knowledge with her time spent on audition and casting panels to curate a course perfect for a life on stage. Putting the ‘triple’ into Triple Threat, students will combine all the rigor and technicality of the Elite Dancer’s Course with extensive classes in singing, acting and stagecraft. As a comprehensive and exhilarating pre-cursor to life on stage, this is your chance to study the dream to make it a reality.


CUA50113 Diploma in Dance (Elite Performance) - 2 years

This course is designed for the dancer that wants to take it to the next level. Building on the Cert IV in Dance, the Diploma of Dance (Elite Performance) offers an in depth look at the advanced skills required to make it in the industry as a professional. With additional classes designed to hone the finer points of dancing, we offers a course that is as much about technique and discipline as it is about body conditioning and wellbeing.  With expert tuition from industry professionals, the Diploma is the course with it all. Acceptance for the Diploma are by audition only and is dependent on successful enrolments.


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Transit Dance Full TimeVIC

CUA50113 Diploma of Dance (Elite Performance) - 2 years full time
CUA50113 Diploma of Dance (Elite Performance) - 2 years full time
CUA40313 – Certificate IV Dance Teaching & Management - 1-2 years

Transit Dance Full-Time courses are specifically designed to provide the highest level of training in both Contemporary dance and Performing Arts. As a performance based course, all students participate in four professional production seasons each year (a total of 21 individual performances), making it one of the most practical and hands on dance courses in the industry. Boasting a world-class teaching faculty, capped class sizes, focus on career progression, and Nationally accredited qualifications; this unique training institution is quickly becoming a leader in the field of dance education. Led by industry Directors Paul Malek, Chris Curran, Kim Adam and Karen Malek, and situated in the stunning heritage Woolshed in Kensington, Transit Dance is the ideal training institution for any dancer serious about a career in dance. Creative, innovative and nurturing, Transit Dance is committed to producing excellence and providing students with the tools and training necessary to become a leader in the field of dance.



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Village on BroadwayNSW




Village On Broadway, founded in 2011, is committed to providing a Full Time course that guides, develops and mentors its students in an individual manner.

Created by Jacqui Howard and Wayne Aspinall, who wrote the first ever Cert IV Full Time Course in Australia over 20 years ago, the Village On Broadway Full Time course is unrivalled with strong emphasis on personal development both practically, mentally and emotionally to prepare the students for the rigours of the entertainment industry.



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Undergraduate courses:

Diploma of Dance (Elite Performance)

Advanced Diploma of Dance (Elite Performance)

Bachelor of Arts (Dance)

Postgraduate courses - Link Dance Company:

Bachelor of Arts (Dance) Honours

Master of Arts (Performing Arts)

WAAPA’s Dance programs prepare classical and contemporary dance artists through teaching methods designed to develop and refine the skills of each individual. Our courses offer a breadth that is unique to WAAPA and prepare students for a seamless transition into a wide range of careers within the profession.


WAAPA’s Dance programs are intensive and performance based, with students averaging 35-40 contact hours per week. In addition to daily tuition from our professionally credentialed teaching staff, three performance seasons per year give students the opportunity to work with visiting national and international choreographers. Recent guest choreographers include Rafael Bonachela, Leigh Warren, Gareth Belling, Nils Christe, Amaury Lebrun and Oded Ronen, to name just a few. Students also regularly participate in national and international tours, further enhancing their skills and experience.


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Terry Simpson StudiosSA
Full Time Vocational Individual Coaching Programme
in conjunction with external academic studies. By Audition Only. Provides students with an intensive and specialised foundation on which to build careers in professional dance, dance teaching and allied dance fields.


Many Graduates have progressed through tertiary dance programs and been accepted into dance schools and dance companies interstate and overseas.



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Broadway Dance CenterNew York City, USA

International Student Visa Program


Train in New York City at Broadway Dance Center!


Join dancers from over 46 countries worldwide here in the heart of Manhattan, New York City at the legendary Broadway Dance Center. This full-time course offers dancers training and mentoring from our world-class faculty of over 100 teachers, schedule advising from our student advisor and dedicated full-time staff, performance opportunities, and the camaraderie of the community of more than 200 fellow students from around the world. 



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NZSD Full Time DanceNZ

The New Zealand School of Dance (NZSD) is one of the Southern Hemisphere's leading dance training institutions. The School has an international reputation and is known for producing versatile and employable dancers.


The full-time programme prepares dancers for careers in dance performance. Students major in either classical ballet or contemporary dance, but maintain a strong base in both disciplines.


The NZSD has an outstanding faculty of teaching staff. Guest tutors and specialists in anatomy, dance history, nutrition, yoga and performance psychology round out the holistic training. The School’s impressive purpose built facilities house five dance studios, a 160 seat theatre, library, Pilates/GYROTONIC® and physiotherapy areas, and a cafe. Students have access to a state-of-the-art gym with personal trainer and hostel accommodation. Secondment opportunities are available through the NZSD’s excellent relationships with leading dance companies.


The NZSD is official school of the Royal New Zealand Ballet and is registered with the NZ Qualifications Authority (NZQA). Excellent opportunities are available through the school’s relationships with leading ballet and contemporary dance companies. Most graduates enter careers in dance performance, around 75% receiving contracts with dance companies. Recent graduates are dancing with West Australian Ballet, Black Grace, Sydney Dance Company, The Royal New Zealand Ballet, Singapore Dance Theatre, Footnote Dance, Australian Dance Theatre, Chunky Move and the New Zealand Dance Company.


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Newcastle Ballet Theatre Certificate in DanceNSW

CUA40113 Certificate IV in Dance (Auspice through ATOD - RTO #31624)
Non-Certificate Traning Program


Our Full Time Program aims to improve, and refine technique, strength, knowledge and presentation. In addition, students in the program will have the opportunity to receive private coaching, helping to build them into stronger technicians and well rounded artists - ultimately preparing the student for entry into the professional world.

Our Full Time Dancers train apporximately 30 hours a week, Tuesday-Saturday. In addition, Full Time Dancers will have access to all regular studio classes, including Australian Conservatoire of Ballet Syllabus Levels.



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Queensland Ballet Academy full timeQLD

Pre-Professional Program
Senior Program


Queensland Ballet is passionate about developing the artists of the future. The Company provides a clear career pathway through intensive training to produce young ballet dancers whose talents and abilities are internationally sought-after.


Queensland Ballet Academy’s training programs are supervised by Artistic Director Li Cunxin and Academy Director Christian Tátchev. Students from age 10 upwards can enjoy the benefits of training at the home of this world-class ballet company through the Jette Parker Young Artist, Pre-Professional Program, Senior and Associate Programs.


The developing talents of our young dancers are showcased in standalone performances and other events, as well as within Company productions when possible.


The Pre-Professional Program is a full-time, final training year that  gives students the preparation they require before joining a professional company. Students undertake intensive daily training to develop their skills to the highest artistic and technical standards. Students graduating from the Pre-Professional Program will be encouraged to audition for professional ballet and contemporary dance companies.


Queensland Ballet Academy’s Senior Program is a world class training program, in partnership with Kelvin Grove State College, which provides talented students the opportunity to pursue intensive ballet training while completing face-to-face senior academic studies in Years 10 to 12. Students who successfully complete the Senior Program graduate with a Queensland Certificate of Education and an OP or tertiary entrance ranking.



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Spectrum Dance Full TimeVIC

Spectrum Advanced Elite Performance Program
CUA40113 Certificate IV in Dance
CUA50213 Diploma of Musical Theatre
CUA50113 Diploma of Dance (Elite Performance)


Spectrum Advanced Elite Performance Program

Non-government accredited

The Advanced Elite Performance Program is developed by the Spectrum Directors with the intention of their performers gaining the ‘triple threat’ repertoire required. This exciting program will guide and mentor the students through an intensive 2 year program which is unique to Spectrum Dance. We provide the individual student with a personally tailored curriculum which develops and advances the students through performance, semi-professional experience, and business management techniques. Students will graduate well rehearsed and ready for employment in this demanding and exclusive industry.


CUA40113 Certificate IV in Dance

Government accredited- qualification delivered in partnership with Swinburne University of Technology RTO#3059

 As an entry level program the Certificate IV in Dance provides the foundational skills to aspiring performers. Students are given the opportunity to explore a range of dance genres to enhance their versatility as dancers and performers.


CUA50213 Diploma of Musical Theatre

Government accredited- qualification delivered in partnership with Swinburne University of Technology RTO#3059

 Students will be tutored in performance and production skills to emerge as versatile performers which meets the expectation of professional musical theatre including cabaret, stage and television.


CUA50113 Diploma of Dance (Elite Performance)

Government accredited- qualification delivered in partnership with Australian Teachers of Dancing RTO# 31624

 To develop the performer at an advanced level of training. Students will learn how to showcase their individual talents with an emphasis on choreography, improvisational, solo performance and ensemble techniques.


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Victorian State Ballet full timeVIC

Pre-Professional program

The pre-professional program is an initiative to provide students with the highest level of classical ballet training in technical and artistic skill for today's dance industry standards.


Our internationally recognised faculty offers daily training and coaching in classical ballet, contemporary dance, pas de deux, pointe work, male technique, production, artistic coaching, repertoire & body conditioning/pilates for potential employment with the Victorian State Ballet and other major Australian & International ballet companies. The company course offers a unique platform of opportunities to graduate students to open up their professional dance career. These include exposure to the daily life of working in a professional company in rehearsal and performance with VSB's Company productions and events.


The one year intensive program provides an apprentice style course in which dancers will be exposed to some of Australia’s best choreographers to help improve their level of technique & artistry by performing on a regular basis a vast variety of challenging and diverse neo-classical and contemporary choreographies and full length classical repertoire ballets.


For all graduates interested in joining the program, the course encompasses five different seasons throughout the year, with between 20 – 25 performances, plus workshops and interstate performances. The programs are extremely intense, focusing on developing strength and stamina and mastering our unique contemporary ballet style and classical ballet repertoire through training, rehearsal and performance.



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Steps on Broadway International Student Visa ProgramNew York, USA
Professional Training Programs: International Independent Study Program (IISP), Steps Conservatory Program, Steps’ Steele Pilates Teacher Certification Program, Summer Study NYC


Train in New York City at Steps on Broadway!

Steps’ faculty is comprised of internationally recognized and established dance professionals. Guest instructors, choreographers, directors and performers are regularly added to the roster, further enhancing the scope of the dancers’ experience and training. The faculty’s professionalism, creativity and talent combine to provide an exciting and diversified program that fosters artistic growth and offers a strong introduction to the professional world of dance.



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Peridance Capezio CenterNew York City


Peridance Capezio Center's International Student Open Program.


Your pathway to a professional dance career in New York City.


International Student Open Program
2-Year Certificate Program
Seminar Program
Limón Professional Studies Program
GYROTONIC® and GYROKINESIS® Teacher Training Program
Steele Pilates Mat Certification Program



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Ev and Bow Full Time DanceNSW

CUA40113 Certificate IV in Dance
CUA50113 Diploma of Dance (Elite Performance)


Under the direction of Sarah Boulter and Lisa Bowmer, Ev & Bow has a reputation of supreme quality. It is the premiere studio for innovation, passion and outstanding results. Ev & Bow is leading the way in the dance Industry with cutting edge choreography and professionalism. Ev & Bow selects exceptional dancers into a nurturing environment providing personal care and boasting limited class sizes. It is Ev & Bow’s mission to provide quality training to enable the dancer to be a versatile and valuable member of the dance industry. To broaden their knowledge, creativity and respect for their craft.


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Australian Company of Performing ArtsSA
Certificate IV in Dance (CUA40113)


The CUA40113 Certificate IV in Dance runs from 8.30am – 3.30pm Monday to Friday at ACPA.

Students will participate in a range of classes including Musical Theatre, Acting, Singing, Commercial & Broadway Jazz, Fosse, Cabaret, Hip hop, Technical Jazz, Ballet, Tap, House, Contemporary, Lyrical, Salsa, Pilates, Partnering techniques & Acro. We also provide educate on Anatomy & Nutrition, Audition Techniques, Improvisation, Choreography, Industry expectations, Developing yourself as an Artist, Workplace Health & Safety, Safe Dance & Injury Prevention & Performance skills.

This course is a platform to becoming a professional in an every changing, challenging and rewarding industry!



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Left Leg StudiosVIC

CUA50213 Diploma of Musical Theatre (DMT)
Full Time Course accredited through Swinburne University


Pre-Professional Program (PPP)
Part Time intensive training program, 12 hours of training a week in all facets of dance and performing arts suits ages 14-20.


Left Leg Studios offers excellent tuition in a nurturing, creative and safe environment, focusing on preparing students for professional opportunities in the Performing Arts & Entertainment Industry.  They keep their class sizes small, and have some of the very best teachers in the country.  “We are very fortunate to have the faculty that we do. The caliber of our permanent teachers as well as our guest teachers is definitely what sets us aside.”  LLS have designed their training to prepare the students for the professional market by mastering a broad ranging skill set, learning how to audition, and be a self sufficient, employable artist.  “We want the students to enjoy their training as well as feeling that they have our total support and guidance for whatever their next step may be.”



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10149NAT Advanced Diploma of Performing Arts

ED5INTERNATIONAL is proud to offer their unique accredited Advanced Diploma of Performing Arts, exclusive to ED5INTERNATIONAL. Guided by William A. Forsythe with founders Elena & Mario De Cinque it boasts Australia’s leading faculty. Graduates perform in Musical Theatre, television, stage, theme parks, overseas contracts, cruise ships and a multitude of other entertainment arenas.


The course is youth allowance approved and accredited by ASQA (Australian Skills Quality Authority), NRT (Nationally Recognised Training) and AQF (Australian Quality Framework). ED5INTERNATIONAL is located in Bakehouse Lane, George Street, North Strathfield, a short 5 min walk from North Strathfield train station, there is ample street parking available.


ED5INTERNATIONAL elevates and enhances the profile of Australian Performing Arts and delivers the highest level of performer through dedication, discipline, talent and a lot of laughter and love. Our philosophy is work hard and you can achieve any goal you wish.


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Australia's National Centre for Elite Vocational Classical DanceThe Australian Ballet School


Level 4 Full Time (non-accredited)

Diploma of Dance
22034VIC /CRICOS 072515K (2 years)

Advanced Diploma of Dance
22029VIC /CRICOS 072514M (1 year)

Graduate Diploma of Classical Ballet
10012NAT /CRICOS 076750M (1 year)

Graduate Diploma of Elite Dance Instruction
10328NAT (2 years)



  • Level 4 Full Time (non-accredited)


  • Diploma of Dance – 22034VIC / CRICOS 072515K (2 years) and


  • Advanced Diploma of Dance - 22029VIC / CRICOS 072514M (1 year)


  • Graduate Diploma of Classical Ballet- 10012NAT / CRICOS 076750M (1 year)


  • Graduate Diploma of Elite Dance Instruction - 10328NAT (2 years)

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The McDonald College Full TimeNSW


The McDonald College is Australia's leading Academic and Performing Arts School. Our philosophy is for our students to excel academically whilst pursuing their passion for performance. The McDonald College is a non-denominational, co-educational school from Year 3 to Year 12 and we provide a specialized performing arts program, along with a rigorous academic program. Our students have the opportunity to allow their imaginations to flourish through the joy of performance. All our students have numerous opportunities to perform (including annual performances) and Classical Ballet students will have the opportunity to audition for, and if successful, perform in our pre-professional company, Premier State Ballet.



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Sydney Dance CompanyNSW
Sydney Dance Company’s Pre-Professional Year 2018


Sydney Dance Company’s Pre-Professional Year provides a unique opportunity for aspiring professional dancers to attend a one-year nationally accredited training course with one of Australia’s leading contemporary dance companies.


Led by Course Director Linda Gamblin with creative direction from Sydney Dance Company’s Artistic Director Rafael Bonachela, the Pre-Professional program is designed to be rigorous, challenging and rich in practical skills development and professional career preparation while encouraging individualism and diversity. Students are provided with opportunities to explore the endless possibilities of contemporary dance, and fully immerse themselves into the role of a professional artist. Each student’s personal creative voice is embraced and nurtured, encouraging them to develop into reflective and forward-thinking dance artists.


The course reflects Sydney Dance Company’s calibre of technical expertise and artistic innovation. Students will work with some of the world’s most renowned choreographers and dance educators with a major performance opportunity at the end of the year. Students will develop their technique, artistry and performance skills at Sydney Dance Company in a professional environment.


Sydney Dance Company’s Pre-Professional Year delivers a nationally recognised qualification, CUA50113 Diploma of Dance (Elite Performance) through an auspice arrangement with Australian Teachers of Dancing Limited (RTO 31624). As an approved course, you may be eligible to apply for Abstudy, Austudy or Youth Allowance. The course will also provide students with invaluable networking opportunities with both the artistic team from Sydney Dance Company and leading Australian and international choreographers.


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Launch Performing Arts Centre Full TimeQLD

Nationally Recognised Courses:

Certificate IV in Dance (CUA40113)

Certificate III in Dance (CUA30113)


Under the direction of industry professional, Michelle Hopper, LAUNCH Performing Arts Centre is one of the Gold Coast’s sought after dance schools for aspiring professionals looking for a competitive edge to help elevate their career in dance. LAUNCH is reserved for only the truly dedicated and serious of students whose courses focus on not only a strong foundation in all the core elements of dance, but also an understanding of how to succeed in this competitive industry. A particular focus is on commercial dance and musical theatre, the cornerstones in optimising students potential to gain work on completion of this course.


The teaching faculty is made of resident teachers, guest teachers, choreographers and industry speakers, all of which are highly successful, industry professionals with long histories in the industry and a credit list that matches this. With a strictly limited class size, students will receive a highly individualised tuition and professional development experience that larger classes cannot offer.



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The Space Full Time DanceVIC

Diploma of Dance (Elite Performance) CUA50113

Diploma of Musical Theatre CUA50213

Diploma of  Dance Teaching and Management CUA50311

Online Diploma of Dance (Elite Performance) via RPL CUA50113

Certificate IV in Dance CUA40113


The Space School of Performance Arts offers accredited, multi-genre, professional training programmes with a strong focus on technique, performance and choreography. Under the expert guidance of Artistic Director, Adam Wheeler, together with some of the best and most well respected teachers and choreographers in Australia, you will develop solid foundations, as well as cutting edge technique and choreographic methodologies, perform in new professional productions and devise, choreograph and produce your own dance works. Qualifications are delivered in partnership with Australian Teachers of Dancing RTO #31624.

This is your start to a long & fulfilling career...



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AMDAHollywood and New York City

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance Theatre

Dance Theatre Conservatory Program

AMDA Dance Theatre develops adept and versatile dancers for theatrical, commercial and concert performance. Grounded in classical technique, the Dance Theatre programs also include focused studies in a variety of dance styles and disciplines (e.g., contemporary, modern, tap, musical theater, hip-hop and partnering), as well as acting, voice, improvisation, and other essential performance skills.


Dancers have the tremendous professional advantage of training at both AMDA campuses—New York City and Hollywood—learning from teachers and guest artists that create and perform here today. AMDA offers two educational paths: a four-semester Conservatory Program that transitions dancers swiftly into the industry; and an eight-semester Bachelor of Fine Arts degree that encourages further self-exploration and discovery.


Both AMDA programs provide rigorous conservatory training—graduating skilled, adaptable and marketable dancers.


Download the course catalog: www.amda.edu/downloads


See videos on AMDA, the campuses, dance performances and more: www.amda.edu/videos



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