Advanced Diploma of Dance - Elite Performance

Australian Conservatoire of Ballet, The

This qualification is part of the Creative Arts and Culture Training Package. It reflects the role of dancers with the necessary technique and talent to work in professional dance companies. At this level, individuals are expected to apply wide-ranging, highly specialised technical, creative and conceptual skills to express ideas and perspectives. They have autonomy in performing complex operations and can be expected to apply initiative and judgement in planning, design, and technical or management functions.

Course Fee:

Australian: $18,000
International: $38,000

Entry Requirements:

An audition or other form of evidence where the candidate demonstrates competence in at least one dance style at Diploma level


18 units: 7 core; 11 elective

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Perform dance repertoire at a professional level; Extend ballet technique to a professional level; Extend ballet performance skills to a professional level; Extend contemporary dance technique to a professional level; Extend contemporary dance performance skills to a professional level; Develop techniques for maintaining resilience in a competitive environment; Prepare for sustainable professional practice. Electives: Create choreography for stage and screen; Develop skills in dance notation; Perform pas de deux at a professional level; Refine dance partnering technique; Plan and organise dance classes; Refine performance techniques; plus more.

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 02020B

Related Careers:

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Richmond No info No Full time 2 years
Established in 1991 under the name Christine Walsh Dance Centre, now called The Australian Conservatoire of Ballet is a Registered Training Organisation that was co-founded by Christine Walsh AM and Ricardo Ella and that offers qualifications in Live Performance viz. Dance including Certificate IV in Dance, Diploma of Dance (Elite Performance) and Advanced Diploma of Dance (Elite Performance).

Provider CRICOS: 02020B

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