This course is designed for school leavers seeking industry entry training, to commence a career in Commercial Dance or Musical Theatre.
Classes have a high degree of practical training, rehearsal and performance across the disciplines of Jazz, Tap, Acting, Singing, Classical Ballet, Contemporary Dance, Acro and Industry Development subjects.
Credit for the completion of the Diploma may be banked for the student with the Queensland Studies Authority, may contribute to the issuance of a Queensland Certificate of Education, and may be credited toward an OP equivalent score: awarded by the Queensland Tertiary Application Centre, for students seeking higher education pathways.
Students are assessed through ongoing participation and development through each of the dance and performance streams, including rehearsal and performance participation in a number of in house and external performance events throughout the year.
The CUA50213Diploma of Dance is a prerequisite for students who wish to train to a higher level of skills through undertaking the 10508NAT Advanced Diploma of Art (musical Theatre and Commercial Dance) in their second year.
Entry requirements for this course include:
- Competencies equivalent to completion of compulsory schooling in Australia (year 10)
- Participation in an entrance audition
- Medical certificate testifying the student is physically able to undertake requirements of the course