CUA60113 - ADV DIPLOMA OF DANCE (ELITE PERFORMANCE)
The Advanced Diploma Course is intended for dancers who possess the necessary technique, aptitude and talent to work in professional dance companies and or in the dance industry. It is designed to provide participants with the technique, artistic skills, aptitude and knowledge that will assist them towards their endeavours to dance professionally
|CUADAN608||Extend contemporary dance performance skills to a professional level||Core|
|CUAPPR502||Develop own sustainable professional practice||Core|
|CUADAN604||Extend ballet performance skills to a professional level||Core|
|CUADAN607||Extend contemporary dance technique to a professional level||Core|
|CUADAN603||Extend ballet technique to a professional level||Core|
|CUADAN601||Perform dance repertoire at a professional level||Core|
|CUAWHS602||Develop techniques for maintaining resilience in a competitive environment||Core|
|CUARES503||Analyse cultural history and theory||Elective|
|CUAPRF501||Refine performance techniques||Elective|
|CUADTM401||Plan and organise dance classes||Elective|
|CUADAN507||Refine dance partnering techniques||Elective|
|CUADAN605||Perform pas de deux at a professional level||Elective|
|CUAWHS601||Apply advanced gym and weight training to ballet||Elective|
|CUAWHS501||Maintain a high level of fitness for performance||Elective|
|CUAWRT501||Write about dance||Elective|
|CUACHR601||Create choreography for stage and screen||Elective|
|CUADAN509||Refine pointe work techniques||Elective|
|CUAMUP501||Apply theatrical make-up and hairstyles||Elective|
|CUADAN606||Extend pointe work techniques to a professional level||Elective|
|CUAPRF503||Prepare for performances in a competitive environment||Elective|
|CUADAN602||Perform advanced classical ballet technique||Elective|
|CUADAN611||Perform virtuoso contemporary dance technique||Elective|
|CUADAN609||Extend cultural dance performance skills to a professional level||Elective|
Ballet Awards and Scholarships
The Ballet school awards scholarships each year, selected by the Director of Ballet, for students that show great promise or outstanding achievement.
The Jean Stewart Scholarships
This Scholarships, are named in honour of Jean Stewart (1921-2017) who was an esteemed dance photographer and a regular patron of the National Theatre Ballet School for many years. She was trained as a radiographer but ballet was her passion and she created an amazing archive of photographs of Australian companies in the 1940s and 1950s. Her work is currently represented in various libraries and performing arts collections around Australia. There are 2 scholarships to the value of $10,000 each. They are awarded to students who, in the opinion of the Director and Staff, have demonstrated their professional potential and can show that financial assistance would significantly benefit them. The funds are to be used primarily for the payment of tuition fees.
The Eileen Tasker Scholarship
This Scholarship, named in honour of the Eileen Tasker OAM, the National Theatre Ballet School’s longest serving teacher. She has taught thousands of students since 1975 and is till imparting her knowledge, expertise and love of ballet to many more young dancers. The scholarship is valued at $10,000 and it is awarded to a student who, in the opinion of the Director and Staff, has demonstrated their professional potential and can show that financial assistance would significantly benefit them. The funds are to be used primarily for the payment of tuition fees.
The Gertrude Johnson Scholarship
This Scholarship, named in honour of the National Theatre’s creator is valued at $1000. It is awarded to a student who, in the opinion of the Director and Staff, has demonstrated their professional potential and can show that financial assistance would significantly benefit them. The funds are to be used primarily for the payment of tuition fees.