Adelaide College of the Arts

Performing Arts

Performing Arts

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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.

We cater 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, we employ many highly respected specialist industry professionals to work with students on productions and performances.

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. We provide 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.


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+61 8 8463 5000
Fax: +61 8 8463 5001

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