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


Course Details

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.

Australian Company of Performing ArtsThis course is a platform to becoming a professional in an every changing, challenging and rewarding industry!


Main Subjects

Core units

CUACHR403 Develop choreography skills

CUADAN303 Develop dance partnering technique

CUADAN407 Develop expertise in dance performance technique

CUAPRF404 Refine movement skills for performance

CUAPRF405 Rehearse technique for performance

CUAWHS401 Apply movement and behavioural principles to physical conditioning

CUVPRP404A Develop self as artist

Elective units

CUADAN403 Develop expertise in jazz dance technique

CUADAN410 Develop expertise in tap dance technique

CUADAN412 Develop dance techniques for musical theatre

CUADTM401 Plan and organise dance classes

CUAPRF304 Develop audition techniques

CUAPRF407 Develop expertise in musical theatre techniques

CUAWHS301 Condition the body for dance performance


Main Teachers

Kim Grant-Taylor – Jazz technique, Broadway and Jazz funk, performance technique, solo training

Pep Rigano – Hip Hop, Commercial

Stephanie Grigg (Thompson) – Musical Theatre, Tap, Broadway Jazz, Vocal

Daniela DeFabio – Ballet, Pilates

Tom Handley – Acting, Musical Theatre, Audition Technique

Jessica Statton Smith – Contemporary

Kialea Williams – Contemporary

Erin McKellar – Vocal

Ashliegh Hauschild – Musical Theatre, Broadway Jazz, Tap, Performance

Adelaide Clark – Heels, Commercial, Vocal

Jenna Walasek – Heels, Hip Hop, Commercial

Poe One – Break/Street Foundations

Sarah Jones – Ballet technique

Erin McNamara – Physiotherapist, Nutrition & Anatomy



Date to be announced soon....

ACPA Studio’s – 11 Gibson Street, Bowden SA 5007

Please email to register for our audition. You will be sent the requirements of the audition once registered.



Meagan McLaren

(08) 8346 9990



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