Entry Requirements

Perth’s Leading Academy of Performing Arts.

Acceptance into a course is dependent on the applicant meeting certain entry requirements. These requirements vary depending on the course. Potential students can nominate their preferred level of study and choice of major in their application.

Principal Academy of Dance allows any applicant to audition who meets the following requirements:

For Certificate II and III applicants:

  1. Must be a minimum 14 years of age.
  2. Must have a parent or guardian signature if under 18 years of age.
  3. Must have gained a Year 9 certificate of higher (if under 21 years of age).

For Diploma applicants:

  1. Preferably a minimum 16 years of age upon course commencement.
  2. Must have a parent or guardian signature if under 18 years of age.
  3. Must have gained a Year 10 certificate of higher (if under 21 years of age).
  4. Demonstrate competency in either dance, acting or singing at Certificate IV level.

For Advanced Diploma applicants:

  1. Preferably a minimum 17 years of age upon course commencement.
  2. Must have gained a Year 10 certificate of higher (if under 21 years of age).
  3. Must have completed the Diploma of Performing Arts or equivalent.

Audition Criteria

Once you have submitted your application and are deemed eligible for your nominated course, you will be required to participate in an audition to assess your skills. In the audition, you will be required to demonstrate and participate in the following:

Dance Majors:

 A 60 minute Classical Ballet Class.

A 60 minute Jazz Class.Entry Requirements

A pre-prepared solo up to one minute in duration.

A short interview.

Musical Theatre Majors:

A 60 minute Jazz Class.

A pre-prepared monologue & one appropriate musical theatre song of no more than 32 bars in duration.

A short interview.

Acting Majors:

Two contrasting pre-prepared monologues.

Group improvisation.

A short interview.