A chance to combine your love of dance with your school studies in Years 10, 11 & 12!

 

NOW TAKING ENROLMENTS FOR 2022

 

The program provides students with dance technique, performance skills and industry knowledge.

Students will learn to work with others, follow direction, self-motivate, adapt quickly to changes, and gain self-confidence.

The training will include classes in Hip Hop, Jazz, Contemporary, minimal theory and a performance at the end of each term. The skills learned can be related to everyday fitness and co-ordination, further training in dance and performance and appreciation of the performing arts.

Students must completes Units 1 & 2 before commencing 3 & 4.

On successful completion of this program the student will receive:

Credit towards VCE: students will be eligible for up to five units credit towards VCE, 3 units at Unit 1 / 2 level, plus a Units 3 / 4 sequence. Students wishing to receive an ATAR contribution for the Units 3 / 4 sequence must undertake scored assessment for the purpose of gaining a study score. The study score can contribute directly to the primary four or as a fifth or sixth study.

Credit towards VCAL:  this program contributes to the Industry Specific Skills Strand of VCAL and may also contribute to the Work Related Skills Strand for VCAL

Qualification            A nationally recognised qualification – CUA20113 Certificate II in Dance

Further studies        Possibly gain credit for University Entry.

Units covered
Units 1 & 2 – 1st year of study Units 3 & 4 – 2nd year of study
Work effectively with others Prepare self for performances
Develop basic dance techniques Incorporate artistic expression into basic dance performance
Follow basic safe dance principles Develop and apply creative arts industry knowledge
Develop a basic level of physical condition for dance performance Develop audition techniques
Perform basic jazz dance techniques Increase depth of jazz dance techniques
Perform basic contemporary dance techniques Increase depth of contemporary dance techniques

Duration        2 years part time 4 hours per week

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See below for our VET Dance class schedules and make it work for you! We have the option for students to take classes on Wednesday OR Saturday to help suit your schedule!

WEDNESDAY

DAYTIMECLASS
WEDNESDAY2.30 - 3.15pmTECHNIQUE
WEDNESDAY3.15 - 4.15pmHIP HOP
WEDNESDAY4.15 - 5.00pmJAZZ
WEDNESDAY5.00 - 5.45pmLYRICAL
WEDNESDAY5.45 - 6.30pmTHEORY

SATURDAY

DAYTIMECLASS
SATURDAY9.45 - 10.30AMTECHNIQUE
SATURDAY10.30 - 11.15AMJAZZ
SATURDAY11.15AM - 12PMHIP HOP
SATURDAY12 - 12.45PMLYRICAL
SATURDAY12.45 - 1.45PMTHEORY

 

MORE ABOUT VET DANCE!

ENTRY TO VET DANCE

There are no pre-requisites but due to the physical nature of the course, physical ability is an important consideration. Previous dance experience would be beneficial. Access to the course is not limited on the basis of gender, social or educational background.

WHY STUDY DANCE? WHERE CAN IT LEAD YOU?

Further Dance Training at Dance Factory             Certificate III in Dance

                                                                                Certificate IV in Dance

                                                                                Certificate IV in Dance Teaching & Management

                                                                                Diploma of Dance

                                                                                Diploma of Dance Teaching & Management

                                                                                Diploma of Musical Theatre

 

Further studies at University                     Bachelor of Arts (Dance)

                                                                    Bachelor of Creative Arts ( Dance)

                                                                    Bachelor of Arts (Music Theatre) (Dance)                                   

                                                                    Credit for University Entry into other courses

 

Career Pathways                          with additional training and experience;

                                                      Performer; cruise ships, theatre, theme parks

                                                      Teacher; pre-school, primary school, secondary school, own dance school

                                                      Choreographer           

                                                     Dance Therapist

                                                     Dance nutritionist

                                                     Dance physiotherapist

                                                     Backstage; lighting, set design, costume, stage management

 

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DANCE PROGRAM

  • Units 1 + 2 first year of study
  • Units 3 + 4 second year of study
  • Rehearsals and performances in studios and on the stage.
  • Performance at the end of each term.

 

STAFF

Mark LaguerreArtistic Director; worked throughout Australia as an actor, singer & dancer in theatre & television. Was the Artistic & Dance Director for the Victorian State Schools Spectacular for 15 years. Now also teaches Drama & Singing at Dance Factory. TAE40110 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, Bachelor of Education

Vicki LeeAdministrative Director & Student Co-ordinator; worked as a dancer performing on television & in cabaret shows. Choreographic credits include cabaret shows for Asia & various conventions. Currently teaches jazz & tap and is a DFTA teacher & examiner. TAE40110 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment and Diploma of Arts (Dance and Performance).

TEACHERS

Emmanuel Carella

Paula Williams

Mark Laguerre

All major Australian productions of recent years have been a showcase for the talents of DANCE FACTORY students:

Cats, Les Miserable, High School Musical, The Lion King, Mamma Mia, Sweet Charity, Miss Saigon, Fiddler on the Roof, Grease, West Side Story, Chicago, Smokey Joes Café, Joseph, Beauty & the Beast, Dancin’ Man, Mary Poppins, A Chorus Line, Bangarra Dance Theatre, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Saturday Night Fever, Disneyland, Cruise Ships, Universal Studios, Matilda

Our Teachers
    Alex Hyne, Dance Factory, teacher, dance teacher