Pre-Professional Program

Queensland College of Dance
Pre-Professional Classical / Contemporary Program is a full-time extensive dance program ideal for students interested in pursuing a career in classical ballet and/or contemporary dance.

This course focuses heavily on technical and creative excellence. Students will be provided training in Classical Ballet, Contemporary, Pointe, Repertoire, Pas de deux and Character, Jazz, Performance Coaching, Physical Conditioning, Partnering, Improvisation & Composition, Anatomy & Nutrition, Performance Psychology.

Students will have the opportunity to partake in a minimum of 4 formal performances per year as well as have the invaluable experience of preparing and training for national and international competitions as well as industry placements.

Course Summary

Diploma of Dance (Elite Performance) CUA50113

Course Units: See page 25 of prospectus

Duration: 1 or 2 years (full-time)

Directors of Classical/Contemporary:
Daniel Gaudiello (former Australian Ballet)
Marie-Claire D’Lyse (former Vienna State Opera Ballet)
Deanna Castellana (Merge Dance Theatre, Company Director and former Royal Caribbean Cruises)

Entry Requirements:
Entry to this course is by application, live audition and interview. Interstate and International applicants may apply via video upload or DVD submission.

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