The Certificate III in Dance program at Conroy Performing Arts College offers talented Secondary School students aged 14yrs+ a full day of intensive performing arts training and a Government Recognised Certificate in partnership with Empowerdance (RTO 40397). Students may choose to focus on either Commercial Dance OR Musical Theatre via elective opportunities.
The CUA30120 compliments students’ Secondary School studies with 8 credit points towards QCE.
Students may choose to include a full compliment of weekend and evening classes at the Conroy Dance Centre.
The Certificate III in Dance course compromises practical dance training, developing and refining technical ability across a wide range of dance genres. Students attend 1 day per week of intensive commercial & performing arts classes, and participate in practical performances and productions throughout the course.
In addition to developing their dance, vocal and performance ability, students gain a deeper education in dance, anatomy, musicality, performance and the ability to work professionally within a group. They also benefit from exposure to the wide variety of industry choreographers and guest tutors at CPAC.
This program covers all the essential genres for a successful career in the entertainment industry. These classes include:
Opportunity to spotlight & extend their expertise in their own choice of specialist field as an elective option (eg. silks/hoops, latin, tap).
In addition to dance & performance classes Student’s also study anatomy, musicality, choreography, presentation, theatrical make-up
Learn about professional presentation including CVs, headshots and showreels, gaining skills to help secure a successful career.
To be awarded the CUA30120 CERTIFICATE III IN DANCE students must complete 13 units of competency – 5 core units, and 8 elective units. Participants who do not successfully complete all the requirements for the qualification will be issued a Statement of Attainment listing those units attained. Students may choose to focus on either Commercial Dance OR Musical Theatre via elective options.
CUACHR311 – DEVELOP BASIC COMPOSITION SKILLS
CUADAN331 – INTEGRATE RHYTHM INTO MOVEMENT ACTIVITIES
CUAIND311 – WORK EFFECTIVELY IN THE CREATIVE ARTS INDUSTRY
CUAPRF317 – DEVELOP PERFORMANCE TECHNIQUES
CUAWHS311 – CONDITION BODY FOR DANCE PERFORMANCE
CUADAN315 – INCREASE DEPTH OF JAZZ DANCE TECHNIQUES
CUADAN318 – INCREASE DEPTH OF CONTEMPORARY DANCE TECHNIQUES
CUAPRF314 – DEVELOP AUDITION TECHNIQUES
BSBTWK201 – WORK EFFECTIVELY WITH OTHERS
CUADTM311 – PLAN A CAREER IN THE CREATIVE ARTS INDUSTRY
CUAMUP311 – PREPARE PERSONAL APPEARANCE FOR PERFORMANCES
CUADLT311 – DEVELOP BASIC DANCE ANALYSIS
ALTERNATE ELECTIVE UNITS FOR MUSICAL THEATRE
CUAPRF314 – DEVELOP BASIC MUSICAL THEATRE TECHNIQUES
CUACIR301 – PERFORM BASIC ON-GROUND ACROBATIC TECHNIQUES