Learn about our full-time courses in Dance, Musical Theatre and Acting.

The Academy offers 1 & 2 year full-time courses in dance, musical theatre, acting & dance teaching. Qualifications you attain on completion of any course are nationally recognised and may be used as a bridging course between high school and university. Each course is specifically designed to produce highly skilled & diverse professional performers enabling them to succeed in this demanding industry. Students currently in years 11 & 12 at high school may apply for Certificate II & III in Dance which will contribute towards the achievement of a West Australian Certificate of Education (WACE).


  • Advanced Diploma of Performing Arts – 52749WA
  • Diploma of Performing Arts – 52748WA

For the above qualifications, students can major in either Musical Theatre, Dance or Acting.

  • Diploma of Dance Teaching & Management – CUA50313
  • Certificate IV in Dance Teaching & Management – CUA40313
  • Certificate III in Dance – CUA30113
  • Certificate II in Dance  – CUA20113 

Important dates for 2017:

Orientation: Thursday 2nd February

Term Dates:Courses - Principal Academy of Dance and Threatre Arts
Term 1, Semester 1:
Monday 6th February – Friday 7th April
Term 2, Semester 1:
Monday 24th April – Friday 30th June
Term 3, Semester 2:
Monday 17th July – Friday 22nd September
Term 4, Semester 2:
Monday 9th October – Saturday 16th December