Conroy Dance Centre (CDC) is one of Australia’s most recognised and long-standing performing arts schools, having been in operation for over 60 years. With hundreds of alumni working throughout the world, CDC has a proven track record of turning performers’ dreams into reality. Conroy Performing Arts College (CPAC) was established in 2006, and builds on the strong reputation of CDC, providing full-time and part-time professional industry training across all genres of Dance & Musical Theatre.
Our team are passionate about the performing arts, and are dedicated to providing training and opportunities that will inspire, challenge and encourage each student to achieve their full potential,
Our students are exposed to a broad range of training in Commercial Dance, Musical Theatre and Teaching Certifications, providing our graduating artists with the versatility required for sustained employment prospects, Our graduates diverse careers are testament to this, with alumni performing professionally in Musical Theatre, on Cruise ships, at Disney & Universal theme parks, in renowned Cabaret shows, with the Radio City Rockettes, with major International music artists. and on worldwide teaching contracts.
Students maximise their performing training at CPAC with government recognised qualifications in partnership with Empowerdance Pty Ltd (RTO Code 40397).
Whether your strength is musical theatre, jazz, classical, tap, singing, acting, musical theatre or teaching – we’ll ensure your training is maximised to develop strength across all fields to build your versatility to achieve your dream!
Entry into CPAC is by audition either online or in person. All applicants must submit a headshot and CV before they will be invited to audition. In-person auditions are held multiple times per year at our Brendale studios.
Applicants for the Diploma of Dance, Cert ll, Cert lll & Cert lV courses will attend a dance and technique call and students moving forward will be required to attend a final interview with the Director or Course Co-Ordinator.
Musical Theatre applicants are required to attend a dance call, and will need to prepare a 1 minute contemporary monologue and 1 song in any genre of your choosing. Students applicants will then be required to attend a final interview with the Director or the course Co-Ordinator.
Video submissions are accepted for interstate and students in rural areas. Video submissions will need to be accompanied by a CV, headshot and any additional documents that may assist their application (ie. exam results). Successful applicants will then be required to attend a final online interview with either the Director or the course Co-Ordinator.