Diploma in Dance is full time course that runs on a school term basis over a period of thirty-eight weeks. The course is designed to provide the student with an in-depth study in their specialty area; to extend and challenge them in their chosen field and equip them to be artists with the necessary skills to be independent and versatile performers in a competitive industry. Students will have the opportunity to train in current commercial trends and experience a wide field of performance and practical opportunities. Dance Majors will have a strong all round focus into all styles of dancing with an emphasis on strengthening technique and artistry in contemporary, classical and jazz. The course includes exciting aspects of business, choreography, artist self-development and performance skills in a variety of scenarios. By invitation only, Diploma graduates will have the opportunity to complete an Advanced Diploma of Performing Arts (specialising in Commercial Dance) the following year.
Candidate to prepare solo pieces that meets the following criteria:
2 solos in chosen genre.
One must be a CLASSICAL OR CONTEMPORARY piece
Not to exceed 2 minutes each
Possible Group/Acting Singing Call
Minimum Year 11 at course commencement
Music to be supplied on a device with AUX cord connection capabilities or a USB)
Note: Applicants are not expected to be an expert in all genres; however for this course a high standard of classical and contemporary technique is expected. The audition will assess technical ability, and candidates will be asked to adapt, to listen, to commit and attempt various disciplines in Performing Arts. The audition panel will be looking for talent, potential and passion. Pieces will be assessed on both technique and performance. Questions regarding training and experience will be asked in the audition. Candidates will be assessed in all disciplines.
A STRONG FOUNDATION OF TECHNIQUE IN TWO DANCE DISCIPLINES DISPLAYING ATTRIBUTES AT A DIPLOMA LEVEL
CUA50113 Diploma in Dance
DURATION: ONE YEAR/38 WEEKS
AVAILABILITY: FULL TIME/MONDAY-FRIDAY 9am- 4pm
REQUIREMENTS: SINGLE AUDITION/GROUP CALL BACK/INTERVIEW
***Extra time is required in Performance periods