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

Diploma of Dance (Elite Performance) – CUA51520
Advance Diploma of Professional Dance – CUA60120
This is delivered under a partnership agreement with ATOD RTO31624

Course Units: See page 28 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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