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Diploma of Dance (Elite Performance)
This nationally recognised qualification is the first year of a two year vocational dance program at WAAPA. This performance focused course provides intense practical experience, both technical and stylistic, in classes and through performance opportunities.
Students develop technical and creative skills in discipline areas of, ballet, pointe, pas de deux and solos, contemporary, choreography, dance history, music for dance, anatomy and nutrition.
On competition, successful students can apply to articulate into the second year of the program, the Advanced Diploma of Dance (Elite Performance).