CUA50113 Diploma in Dance (Elite Performance)
All Certificate courses are delivered under partnership agreement with the ATOD RTO #31624
Providing excellent training for advanced level dancers who aspire to perform at a professional level. The Diploma in Dance is designed for students seeking to enhance their technical proficiency, strengthen foundations and broaden their repertoire. Dancers showcase their individual talents with an emphasis on choreography, improvisational, solo performance and ensemble techniques. This qualification can also be used when applying to University if desired.
Refine Ballet technique
Refine ballet performance skills
Refine contemporary dance technique
Refine dance partnering
Refine performance technique
Prepare for performances in a competitive environment
Incorporate anatomy and nutrition principles into skill development
Maintain a high level of fitness for performance
Develop own sustainable professional practice.
Create Choreography for state and screen
Creat and perform complex dance pieces
Perform repertoire for corps de ballet
Perform ballet solo variations
Write About Dance.
Develop conceptual and expressive skills as a performer
Refine Pointe Work techniques *
Participate in gym and weight training for performances **
Provide First Aid
* Elective unit for female students
** Elective unit for male students
Full time – 1 year.
Possible Career Options
Professional Dancer or Dance Teacher
Certificate IV in Dance
Or, Completion of ACB Syllabus Level 5 or Equivalent dance syllabus
Or Appropriate level of technique, as determined by the Principals.
Students enrolling in our courses may be eligible to receive income support. For Centrelink purposes, eligibility for student payments are dependent on the course being approved. Please contact Centrelink to explore your eligibility for other income support payments as this is based on an individual’s personal circumstances.
To find more information, Please visit: https://www.servicesaustralia.gov.au/individuals/topics/approved-
“I feel extremely lucky and privileged to be a student at Newcastle Ballet Theatre.
Their professional, enthusiastic, and supportive teachers have been great role models and mentors to me, and their passion for Ballet is infectious.
Not only have they taken my love of Ballet as seriously as I have, but have helped me achieve my dream of dancing full-
I will be forever grateful for their dedication to developing and refining my technique and encouraging me to be the best dancer and student I can be.
I look forward to making them proud in Melbourne in 2016 and beyond.”
Australian Ballet School 2016
Alumna Rebecca Mottin
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