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Step into the spotlight with a career in the performing arts

Develop the skills you need for a performance career in acting or dance. Our specialised courses provide you with the industry-standard skills needed to work in the rewarding performing arts sector locally, nationally or internationally.

A career in the performing arts can take you to places you've never even dreamed of, so get your start now with TAFE SA. You’ll study and perform at Adelaide College of the Arts, our dedicated home of the creative arts, and graduate ready to step into the spotlight.

Admission to acting and dance requires strict talent-based selection through audition.
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Advanced Diploma of Performing Arts (Acting) [10906NAT]

If you’re born to perform, then take to the stage with Adelaide College of the Arts’ new Advanced Diploma of Performing Arts (Acting) [10906NAT]. This rigorous actor-training program incorporates the core disciplines of acting, voice and movement. You’ll gain real-world experience working with Adelaide’s best directors, theatre-makers, and teachers of acting for stage and screen.

Performing Arts Courses

Qualifications Help…  National Code
Certificate IV in DanceCUA40120
Advanced Diploma of Performing Arts (Acting)10906NAT
Higher Education Help…  National Code
Bachelor of Creative Arts (Dance) - Flinders University
Short Courses Help… Duration
Discover Acting8 weeks

Become a professional dancer, choreographer or artistic director

TAFE SA’s Bachelor of Creative Arts (Dance) is a degree in elite dance performance. Delivered in partnership with Flinders University, the course combines performance with theoretical study of classical and contemporary dance. You’ll develop skills in realistic dance techniques, devised movement practices, dance project realisation, choreography and stage performance.

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