CUA50113 Diploma of Dance
(Elite Performance)

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Qualifications are offered in Partnership with Australian Teachers of Dancing RTO # 31624  

​This qualification reflects the role of dancers working or aspiring to work in professional dance  companies / commercial industry. At this level individuals are expected to apply theory and creative skills in a range  of situations and to display initiative and judgement in planning activities.  

Advanced Classes offered in: Lyrical, Classical Ballet, Commercial / Broadway Jazz, Contemporary, Hip-Hop,  Acrobatics, Street /Broadway Tap, Pilates, First Aid, Choreography, Dance Performance, Body Conditioning,  Pilates, Body Fitness, Safe Dance, Anatomy and Nutrition.  

Core Units  

CUADAN501 Refine ballet technique  

CUADAN502 Refine ballet performance skills  

CUADAN505 Refine contemporary dance technique  

CUADAN507 Refine dance partnering technique  

CUAPRF501 Refine performance techniques  

CUAPRF503 Prepare for performances in a competitive environment  

CUAWHS403 Incorporate anatomy and nutrition principles into skill development  

CUAWHS501 Maintain a high level of fitness for performance  

CUAPPR502 Develop own sustainable professional practice  

Elective Units:  

CUARES501 Refine conceptual understanding of dance.  

CUAMUP501 Apply theatrical make-up and hairstyles  

CUADAN504 Perform ballet solo variations  

CUAWHS406 Interact appropriately with children in performing arts environments  

CUACHR403 Develop choreography skills  

CUADLT402 Explore the relationship between music and dance  

CUAPRF304 Develop audition techniques  

HLTAID003 Provide First Aid


​Entry Requirements: An audition or other form of evidence where the candidate demonstrates competence in at least one dance style at Certificate IV level.


Audition by a video submission and Zoom Interview

Contact NWDC Course Manager for further details of delivery of this course.