Adelaide College of the Arts



Adelaide College of the Arts is a centre of excellence in the performing arts, and has achieved a reputation for success in placing dance graduates with major companies in Australia and overseas.

The new Bachelor of Creative Arts (Dance) is a degree in elite dance performance and will draw on the strengths and reputation of Adelaide College of the Arts and Flinders University to deliver a premiere degree.

Peter Sheedy, Lecturer in Contemporary Dance Studies: ‘TAFE SA Adelaide College of the Arts has very close connections with the industry’s current choreographers. We have collaborated with the Australian Dance Theatre and have been very successful in gaining employment for our dancers.

We have dancers in Sydney Dance, DanceNorth and working all around the country in both big and small companies and in the independent scene. Anyone coming into the course can be assured that they will attain those connections and find those networks to be able to access the industry.’

Dance Auditions

    Adelaide College of the Arts' Bachelor of Creative Arts (Dance), offered in collaboration with Flinders University, will equip you with elite professional dance skills as well as providing you with excellent theoretical knowledge. Auditions are now open for 2017 entry and held in most major capital cities.

    Click here to check the audition dates and times at your nearest location.

    Dancing Courses

    Award CoursesHelp…   National Code
    Certificate IV in Dance CUA40113
    Bachelor of Creative Arts (Dance)


    Erin Fowler
    Tobiah Booth-Remmers

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    Staff profiles

    Sally Collard-Gentle
    Lisa Heaven
    Peter Sheedy

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    Staff profile for Performing Arts

    Employment Opportunities

    Dance students undergo curriculum-based training in career management. Students are encouraged to establish contacts within industry and Adelaide College of the Arts provides opportunities to form networks by hosting national and international festivals, workshops and conferences.

    Graduates are provided ongoing support which gives priority access to rehearsal spaces, performance facilities, equipment, master classes and employment within the College.

    Industry Partners

    "Australian Dance Theatre is excited to be formalising a creative partnership with Adelaide College of the Arts as the dance company in residence. Through this relationship we will value-add to our combined abilities to service the dance sector. Students of production and dance, members of the professional dance sector as well as our audiences will all be the beneficiaries of this new vision for dance in South Australia."
    Garry Stewart, Artistic Director at Australian Dance Theatre


    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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