CUA50113 Diploma in Dance (Elite Performance)
Auspice partnership with ATOD RTO #31624
CUA50113 Diploma in Dance (Elite Performance) provides excellent training for advanced level dancers who aspire to perform at a professional level. This course is for students seeking to enhance their technical proficiency, strengthen foundations and broaden their repertoire. Students will learn how to showcase their individual talents with an emphasis on choreography, improvisational, solo performance and ensemble techniques
Prepare for performances in a competitive environment
Develop own sustainable professional practice.
Refine Ballet technique
Refine contemporary dance technique
Rehearse technique for performance
Refine dance partnering technique
Incorporate anatomy and nutrition principles into skill development
Refine ballet performance skills
Refine performance technique
Possible Career Options
Alumna Rebecca Mottin
Perform ballet solo variations
Refine Pointe Work techniques *
Participate in gym and weight training for performances **
Perform repertoire for corps de ballet
Originate and develop concepts
Analyse cultural history and theory
Improvise advanced dance sequences
Apply theatrical make-
* Elective unit for female students
** Elective unit for male students
Our Minimum required level of attainment prior to the audition for CUA50113 Diploma in Dance (Elite Performance) is:
Certificate IV in Dance OR
Completion of ACB Syllabus Level 5 or Equivalent dance syllabus
Audition or other form of evidence where the candidate demonstrates competence in at least one dance style at Certificate IV Level
Full time – 1 year.
Part time – 18 months -
“I feel extremely lucky and privileged to be a student at Newcastle Ballet Theatre.
Their professional, enthusiastic, and supportive teachers have been great role models and mentors to me, and their passion for Ballet is infectious.
Not only have they taken my love of Ballet as seriously as I have, but have helped me achieve my dream of dancing full-
I will be forever grateful for their dedication to developing and refining my technique and encouraging me to be the best dancer and student I can be.
I look forward to making them proud in Melbourne in 2016 and beyond.”
Australian Ballet School 2016
Photo by Rob Eyre Photography