About Us

Perth’s Leading Performing Arts Academy

Established in 2008, Principal Academy of Dance has become one of Australia’s leading full-time vocational training organisations for the performing arts. Centrally located in the heart of Leederville, Western Australia, the dance and musical theatre Academy has excellent teaching facilities with modern purpose built, fully equipped studios.

The Academy is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) registered through the Training Accreditation Council (TAC). All full-time training services provided to students meet the National Training Framework and the Standards for NVR Registered Training Organisations (SNR).  Principal Academy is also a member of the International Approval and Registration Centre (IARC) and the Australian Vocational Education and Training Professionals Association (AVETPA).

All courses offered at the Academy have been specifically designed to produce highly skilled and diverse professional performers, armed with valuable competitive advantage when entering the industry.  Thanks to this approach, our graduates have forged successful international careers in musical theatre, cruise ships, resort parks, film and television. The courses have also enabled some to become notable teachers, choreographers and directors.

Principal Academy students receive the benefits of world-class professional training from our exceptional teaching faculty. Out tutors have extensive careers performing at the highest national and international levels in many areas of the performing arts. They also maintain an active involvement in the industry both locally and abroad giving them valuable insights into current industry demands.

Students may consider the Diploma or Advanced Diploma accredited courses as an educational and career pathway. Our industry-recognised qualifications may also be undertaken in preparation for Bachelor of Arts qualifications in dance, musical theatre or acting at university both nationally and internationally.

At Principal Academy, we offer a very supportive environment and pride ourselves on the ability to accommodate a student’s individual needs.

About Us - Principal Academy of Dance