Queensland College of Dance

Queensland College of Dance

Address
26 Glentanna Street
KEDRON
QLD 4031

Phone
07 3733 0900

Website
www.queenslandcollegeofdance.com.au

Email
qcd@qldcollegeofdance.com.au

Queensland College of Dance
QLD College of Dance
Dancer: Annalisa De Bonis
PHOTOGRAPHER: KENN SANTOS

Courses:

Our courses are delivered under a partnership agreement with Australian Teachers of Dancing
(ATOD - RTO31624) and Australian Dance and Performance Institute (ADPI - RTO1476).

Dance Excellence Program
Certificate III in Dance - CUA30113
Time: 1 or 2 years (Part-Time)
Aims: To provide students with a solid, technical foundation that will prepare them to transition into higher dance qualifications and/or full-time dance training (eligible from grade 10).

Elite Ballet Programs:
Time: 1 or 3 day options available
Aims: To provide transitional pathways towards full-time dance for talented and dedicated young dancers who are passionate about Classical Ballet and Contemporary dance.

Pre-Professional Program (Classical)
Diploma of Dance (Elite Performance) - CUA50113
Time: 1 or 2 years (Full-Time)
Aims: To provide students with high quality mentors and training that enriches their technical
skills, artistry, and performance qualities to be able to successfully pursue a career in Classical Ballet.

Pre-Professional Program (Contemporary)

Diploma of Dance (Elite Performance) - CUA50113
Time: 1 or 2 years (Full-Time)
Aims: To provide students with high quality mentors and training that enriches their technical
skills, improvisation skills, task work, choreographic studies, artistry, and performance qualities to be able to successfully pursue a career in Contemporary Dance and Choreography.

Pre-Professional Program (Commercial Dance)
Diploma of Dance (Elite Performance) - CUA50113
Time: 1 or 2 years (Full-Time)
Aims: To provide students with training from high quality industry professionals that challenges and inspires them to develop skills and attributes to be able to pursue a career in the Commercial Dance industry.

Pre-Professional Program (Musical Theatre)
Diploma of Musical Theatre - CUA50213
Time: 1 or 2 years (Full-Time)
Aims: To provide students with training from high quality industry professionals to develop their vocal, acting, dancing, and performance qualities to be industry ready in their pursuit of a career in Musical Theatre.

Pre-Professional Advanced Musical Theatre
Advanced Diploma of Art (Musical Theatre & Commercial Dance) 1058NAT
Time: 1 year (Full-Time)
Aims: To provide an advanced level of professional practice for aspiring musical theatre performers focusing on the development of complex technique through advanced performance work in singing, acting, and dancing.


At Queensland College of Dance, our focus is on creating real world opportunities for students striving for a career in the Dance and Performing Arts Industry.
QCD is passionate about developing artists with skills and qualities that make them industry ready and employable. We are committed to providing students with the broadest range of opportunities possible, and our courses offer access to an extensive array of networks across the globe. QCD has a faculty of teachers with the knowledge, skills, and expertise to guide aspiring performers towards the career of their dreams, and our programs can be tailored to meet the needs of all students to ensure they receive the best possible training and education to suit their individual goals. With state-of-the-art facilities the rival of any in the world, we have created an environment that nurtures, challenges, and maximises each student's capacity for growth and development. If you are serious about a career in the Dance and Performing Arts industry, we invite you to come and join us so that you can start the journey of turning your dreams into reality.

Main subjects:

Anatomy and Nutrition, Sports Psychology, Dance and Performing Arts History, Dance
Improvisation and Composition, Scene Studies.

Practical dance classes per week:

Ballet, Ballet Repertoire, Pas De Deux partnering, Pointe, Character Dance, Contemporary,
Strength & Conditioning, Pilates, Commercial Jazz, Tap, Jazz Technique, Heels Technique,
Broadway Jazz, Cabaret, Hip Hop, Musical Theatre, Singing Technique, Acting Technique, Industry Mentoring.

Contact hours per day:

8.30am - 4.00pm

Main teachers:

Daniel Gaudiello (former Australian Ballet), Claire Phipps-Males (former Australian Ballet &
Queensland Ballet), Karen Donovan (former Royal Ballet School), Lana Jones (former Australian Ballet), Tim Hill (Director - NIDA), Jacqui Devereux (Qualified VET Trainer & Assessor- Diploma & Advanced Diploma Musical Theatre), Deanna Castellana (Merge Dance Theatre, Company Director and former Royal Caribbean Cruises.

Audition date:

MUSICAL THEATRE COURSE
EARLY AUDITIONS: Via private appointment only OPEN AUDITION DATE: Sunday, 29th August (Time to be advised) END OF SEMESTER AUDITIONS: Via private appointment only.

CONTEMPORARY COURSE, COMMERCIAL COURSE, DANCE EXCELLENCE
EARLY AUDITION DATES: Wednesday 16th or 23rd June (Join our current cohort for a full day.) OPEN AUDITION DATE: Sunday, 29th August (Time to be advised) END OF SEMESTER AUDITIONS: Via private appointment only.

CLASSICAL COURSE / ELITE DANCE
EARLY AUDITION DATES: Thursday 17th June (Join our current cohort for a full day.) OPEN AUDITION DATE: Sunday, 29th August (Time to be advised) END OF SEMESTER AUDITIONS: Via private appointment only.

*Online Digital Auditions open now until December 2021 unless places are filled beforehand

Audition requirements:

Dance Excellence - Open Jazz and Contemporary Class
Elite Ballet - Open Classical and Contemporary Class
Classical/ Contemporary - Open Classical and Contemporary class
Commercial Dance - Open Jazz and Contemporary class
Musical Theatre - Song and Monologue of choice and Jazz class

Fees:

Upon request

Scholarships or subsidies:

Options available and assessed during audition process

Possible career options:


Professional Dancer/Performer, Choreographer, Dance Teacher

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