Sydney Dance Company is now offering brand-new accredited short courses aimed to extend the knowledge and skills of those with a comprehensive understanding of contemporary dance.
Dates 9 July –13 August 2023
Location Wharf 4/5, 15 Hickson Road, Dawes Point 2000
Applications Now Open (applications closing 30 June)
Choreographic Practice Accredited Short Course – Applications OPEN
Sydney Dance Company is excited to be running its first Accredited Short Course in July 2023.
The specialised Choreographic Practice Accredited Short Course offers learners a diverse range of choreographic tools to support their dance-making and creative practices. Across a period of five Sundays, participants will meet with influential choreographers and choreographic educators to explore various tools, techniques, methods, and processes for creating original solo works.
This accredited course is suitable for dance students and professionals with an interest in developing their choreographic practice, as well as performing arts teachers working in creative industries or education wishing to expand their skillset.
On the successful completion of the Choreographic Practice Accredited Short Course, a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment for the following unit of competencies will be awarded:
CUACHR413 Develop choreography skills
CUACHR511 Create and perform complex dance pieces
Sydney Dance Company is delivering these nationally accredited units of competency as a Registered Training Organisation (RTO #45863).
Sydney Dance Company invites tertiary dance students, graduates and professional dancers aged 16+ to apply for this valuable opportunity with Australia’s leading contemporary dance company. Dancers with a desire to extend their training in a professional contemporary dance environment are encouraged to apply.
The Choreographic Practice Accredited Short Course is open to dancers that are Australian Citizens, Australian Permanent Residents and New Zealand Citizens only.
If you have any questions, please contact Sydney Dance Company’s Learning Administrator, Eugénie English via [email protected] or 02 9258 4886.
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Participants must have an Australian or New Zealand citizenship or an appropriate residency visa to reside in Australia for the duration of the program (Sydney Dance Company cannot arrange Student Visas). Sydney Dance Company invites tertiary dance students, graduates and professional dancers aged 16+ to apply.
After completing the Choreographic Practice Accredited Short Course, participants will receive a statement of attainment for the following units of competency: CUACHR413 Develop choreography skills CUACHR511 Create and perform complex dance pieces Sydney Dance Company is a Registered Training Organisation (#45863).
Mornings will begin with warm up, along with practicing and processing the contextualised information integrated into this session, led by Sydney Dance Company’s Training staff. Afternoons will be facilitated by practicing industry professional to unpack, investigate and develop not only choreographic practices but creating solo content.
While the majority of these units are achieved through practical learning in the Studios, a small component of the course is academic based learning. This will be completed through Sydney Dance Company’s online Learning Management System, here participants can access resources and other content to support their learnings.
Yes! This course will dive into what is choreography, providing the historical context of contemporary choreography and investigating various choreographic practices by industry professionals. The Choreographic Practice Accredited Short Course will help you discover choreographic practices for yourself, whether you are just beginning or looking to refine your skills.