Diploma of Dance - Elite Performance

Australian Dance Performance Institute Pty Ltd

This qualification is part of the Creative Arts and Culture Training Package. It reflects the role of dancers working or aspiring to work in professional dance companies. At this level individuals are expected to apply theory and creative skills in a range of situations and to display initiative and judgement in planning activities. They have autonomy in performing complex technical operations and can be responsible for planning, coordinating and evaluating the work of others within broad but generally well-defined parameters.

Entry Requirements:

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


17 units: 9 core; 8 elective

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Refine ballet technique; Refine ballet performance skills; Refine contemporary dance technique; Refine dance partnering technique; Refine performance techniques; 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. Electives: Create and perform complex dance pieces; Perform ballet solo variations; Apply theatrical make-up and hairstyles; Participate in gym and weight training for performances; Plan and organise dance classes; plus more.

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 01600A

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Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Albion No info Yes Full time 1 year
Established in 1993, the Australian Dance Performance Institute (formerly Brisbane Dance Centre) is a Registered Training Organisation with a campus situated four and a half kilometres north of the Brisbane CBD. Qualifications comprise extensive dance training and academic studies in classical and contemporary dance, musical theatre and commercial dance.

Provider CRICOS: 01600A

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