INTERMEDIATE ASSOCIATE
DANCE COURSE

theatrical & commercial dance training
at Dance World Studios

INTERMEDIATE
ASSOCIATE COURSE

Theatrical & commercial dance training

1 year

FULL-TIME

This one year course is designed to provide preparatory training for students seeking to achieve a high level of competency in dance, with a view to pursuing a career in musical theatre or commercial dance.

Graduates of this course often consider auditioning for Dance World’s Advanced Courses as a means of furthering their training and professional development.

The syllabus has several core subjects, and is supplemented by a range of electives. Classical ballet and jazz dance form the foundations of the course and provide introductory technical training in dance and other allied performing arts subjects.

COURSE STRUCTURE

DANCE

  • Jazz Dance
  • Classical Ballet
  • Contemporary Dance
  • Dance Performance
  • Hip-hop Dance
  • Tap Dance
  • Lyrical Dance
  • Musical Theatre Dance Repertoire
  • Cultural Dance
  • Choreography

ALLIED UNITS

  • Pilates
  • Core Dynamics
  • Safe Dance and OH&S
  • Basic Anatomy
  • Basic Physiology
  • Diet & Nutrition
  • Plan a career
  • Industry Knowledge
  • Stagecraft
  • Theatrical Make-up

VOCAL DEVELOPMENT

  • Ensemble Vocals
  • Solo Vocal Classes
(No prior experience required in this area)

ACTING

  • Introduction to Acting
  • Improvisation

OPTIONAL TRAINING

Students may supplement their training by adding these optional units:
  • Keyboard skills
  • Music Theory
  • Accent & Dialect
Dance Student Auditioning

AUDITIONS

Entry is by audition. Applications are now welcome for this year’s intake. Interstate & NZ applicants may audition by electronic submission through YouTube or Vimeo. Go to AUDITION page.

FACULTY

The Dance World Studios / APO Arts Academy faculty is a cohesive team of professional and creative personnel, performers, lecturers & instructors, all of whom bring creativity, inspiration and a world of experience into the classroom. Each faculty member is a professional in their respective field of expertise, and dedicated to giving students the resources necessary to help them make the transition from ‘student’ to ‘artist & performer’.
Photos of our dance teachers on our teachers wall

MUSICAL THEATRE
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