Adelaide College of the Arts Performing Arts
Adelaide College of the Arts is a centre of excellence in the performing arts, offering performance-based acting and dance courses in a modern facility that includes purpose-built theatres, rehearsal spaces and production studios.
AC Arts caters to students who wish to pursue careers as performers in the disciplines of dance or acting, or behind the scenes in stage, venue and event management.
Performing Arts students work with Technical Production and Design students in the staging of several theatre and dance productions during their study, giving them hands-on, practical experience in all facets of their craft.
Teaching appointments are made on the basis of qualifications, professional experience, industry profile and reputation. Every year, AC Arts employs many highly respected specialist industry professionals to work with students on productions and performances.
* Eligibility criteria applies. See course details to check if you meet the requirements for funding.
About Performing Arts
A career in the performing arts can take you to places you've never dreamed of! The performing arts courses at TAFE SA include bachelor qualifications in Dance as well as advanced diplomas in Acting, and a vast range of ‘behind the scenes' roles. Graduates of technical production, stage management, and set & prop construction courses find careers in theatre and dance companies, with festivals and events, and in the film industry. Whether you have star talent, or just want to work in the exciting performing arts industry, these courses develop your personal strengths and provide you with professional skills to meet the demand of the ever-growing arts and cultural sector.
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Acting and Dance students undergo curriculum-based training in career management. Students are encouraged to establish contacts within industry and AC Arts provides opportunities to form networks by hosting national and international festivals, workshops and conferences.
Graduates are provided ongoing support through the Performing Arts Graduates’ Program, which gives priority access to rehearsal spaces, performance facilities, equipment, master classes and employment within the College.
AC Arts has partners including sponsors, teachers and other arts-related bodies. Partnerships can be in the form of co-assessment, joint productions, curriculum advisory panels, industry reference groups, student work experience and staff industry placements. These provide improved student learning outcomes and graduated opportunities.
Vocational Education and Training (VET) and industry-update skills training can be arranged for schools or other industry partners.
Adelaide College of the Arts
39 Light Square
South Australia 5000
PO Box 1872
South Australia 5001
Email: enquire online
Phone: +61 8 8463 5000
Fax: +61 8 8463 5001
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