CERTIFICATE IV in DANCE 2024

CUA40120

RTO #31624

About

GWB Studios provides first class industry-linked performance training in classical ballet, contemporary, lyrical, jazz, tap and musical theatre.

Bridging the gap from performing arts education to the professional industry through big sister commercial producer GWB Entertainment (including Jagged Little Pill, An American in Paris, Girl from the North Country, West Side Story, Matilda, School of Rock, CATS, The Phantom of the Opera, Miss Saigon and Groundhog Day) and extensive networks of Australian and International industry connections.

Jointly our highly trained faculty and team of industry experts will deliver the elite standard of training required for future artists to success.

Duration

1 year

 

Qualification Description

This one-year course is designed to provide intensive training for students seeking to achieve a high level of competency in dance where students can choose to focus on any number of dance genres via elective opportunities.

 

Each area of study allows for the student to build resilience and knowledge required to achieve competency and develop their dance performance skills, combining a variety of practical performance and theory components.

Assessment is conducted by practical in class observations, rehearsals, performances, written assignments, in class activities and theory-based requirements.

Graduate of this course often consider auditioning for a Diploma of Dance as a means of furthering their training and professional development.

 

Course Structure

6x Core Units and 7x Elective Units.

 

Core Units

CUACHR413 Develop choreography skills

CUADAN313 Develop dance partnering techniques

CUADAN417 Develop expertise in dance performance technique

CUAPRF414 Develop movement skills for performance

CUAPRF415 Rehearse for performance

CUAWHS411 Apply movement and behavioural principles to physical conditioning

 

Elective Units

 

CUADAN413 Develop expertise in jazz dance techniques

CUADAN420 Develop expertise in tap dance techniques OR CUADAN432 Improvise advanced dance sequences

CUAPRF417 Develop expertise in musical theatre techniques

CUAPPR414 Develop self as artist

CUAPRF314 Develop audition techniques

CUAPRF418 Perform solo in a musical theatre context

CUAPRF419 Perform in a musical theatre ensemble

All accredited courses with GWB Studios are delivered under an auspice arrangement with Australian Teachers of Dancing Limited RTO #31624

 

Contact Hours

Approximately 8 hours per week with training hours taking place between 4:30pm – 8:30pm Tuesdays and Thursdays with exact hours and times dependent upon electives.

1 x Theory Class per week [Thursdays]

Students also commit to a 2 week intensive in the July School holidays to present a full length musical performed to the public.

 

Pre-Requisites and Minimum Age

There are no pre-requisites, however applicants are required to attend a private audition in person demonstrating competence of at least one dance genre at a Certificate III level. Minimum age of 15 years.

 

SACE Credits

Students who complete their Certificate IV in Dance can achieve a maximum of 95 Stage 2 credits to put towards their SACE Certificate and 20 points towards their ATAR.

 

Tuition

2024 tuition $12,000 including GST.

A non-refundable deposit of $1,000 + GST is required upon acceptance to the course.

This fee includes the full Pre-Pro Musical Theatre Program cost (excludes privates and solo vocal coaching).

 

A term by term payment arrangement is offered.

Address

50 Sir Donald Bradman Dr,
Mile End SA 5031

(08) 8361 8888

OFFICE Hours

Monday – Friday: 9am – 5pm

 

 

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