Pre-Professional Program

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

QCD’s unique contemporary course focuses heavily on industry relevant training with a strong emphasis on the creative process. Student’s training will include a diverse range of Contemporary techniques, Improvisation skills, Task work, Partnering, Mat/floor work, Ballet, Jazz, Performance Coaching, Physical Conditioning, Anatomy & Nutrition and Performance Psychology.

Along with many performance opportunities throughout the year, students will also have the opportunity to collaborate and perform with the unique youth contemporary company, Merge Dance Theatre. Working in this environment will provide each student with the invaluable experience of preparing and training for industry placements, and national and International competition.

Course Summary

CUA51520 Diploma of Professional Dance (Elite Performance)
CUA60120 Advanced Diploma of Professional Dance (Elite Performance)

Course Units: See page 11 of prospectus

Duration: 1 or 2 years (full-time)

Director of Contemporary:
Deanna Castellana (Merge Dance Theatre, Company Director, BFA (Dance))

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

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