Graduates of the Dance stream will have the necessary technique and skills to establish careers as performers, choreographers, artistic directors of dance companies, collaborators, community dance project directors, curators, producers, teachers, dance researchers and artistic leaders in a wide range of contexts locally, nationally and internationally.
Note: Completion of a TAFE SA course does not guarantee an employment outcome. Formal requirements other than educational qualifications (eg licensing, professional registration), may apply to some occupations.
Qualifications & Skills Covered
Certificate IV in Dance
This course is designed to prepare and introduce students to a pre-professional performing arts career. It provides skills and qualities to lead the stage in performing arts, and the education to be competitive in the industry. To complete the qualification you are required to complete all 7 core units and 7 elective units.
Advanced Diploma of Professional Dance (Elite Performance)
Bachelor of Creative Arts (Dance) - Flinders University
Performance is combined with study of the theoretical knowledge that is essential for gaining employment and building skills as a professional dancer.
The course has a strong emphasis on performance and on realising productions for public presentation and equips you with comprehensive professional skills in the areas of major employment in the entertainment industry, realistic dance techniques, devised movement practices, dance project realisation, choreography and stage performance. The course introduces you to areas of development and increasing importance in the Australian industry encouraging you to work as a conceptual artist through courses specialising in techniques of group devising, auto-performance and choreography and develops your awareness of the relevance of these discourses to professional practice.