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* Spectrum Professional Program - 12 Months (non accredited)
* CUA30113 Certificate III in Dance – 12 Months
* CUA40113 Certificate IV in Dance – 12 Months
* CUA50213 Diploma of Musical Theatre – 12 Months
(The above certificate and diploma courses qualifications are awarded by Swinburne University of Technology RTO 3059 delivered by Spectrum Dance)
* CUA50113 Diploma of Dance (Elite Performance) – 12 Months
The above diploma qualification is awarded by Australian Teachers of Dancing RTO 31624 delivered by Spectrum Dance.
Spectrum Dance is a professional program which offers immersive courses where performers are prepared for immediate entry into the industry. Spectrum Dance courses draws on the students’ strengths, and nurtures their weaknesses to produce accomplished performers, with technique grounded in knowledge, creativity, and exploration. With resident faculty and guest lecturers, Spectrum creates an authentic environment, where the students are taught by current industry creatives establishing invaluable contacts before even graduating.
We believe the key to our students' success is to provide individually tailored training that develops advanced performance techniques in all facets of dance, singing and acting. In addition to these core skills, Spectrum Dance provide opportunities to engage in the entertainment industry, through an Industry Based Learning program with Spectrum Talent Agency, placing our students at the forefront of their peers.
The directors Trish Squire-Rogers, Katie Rappel and Stephen Wheat work closely with their faculty of highly acclaimed dancers, choreographers and instructors to deliver the most outstanding accredited full-time dance course within Australia.
Spectrum graduates enjoy world wide success in the performing arts industry, where graduate employment has included: Moulin Rouge (Paris), The Palazzo (Germany) Cesar Palace (Paris), Euro Disneyland, Universal Studios Japan, Norwegian Cruises, Royal Carribean Cruises, Celebrity Cruises, Melbourne Storm Cheerleader NRL, West Side Story, In the Heights, Moonshadow the Musical, and Showtime Attractions.
SUBJECTS: Spectrum Dance covers a range of subjects to ensure that students receive tuition in all performance elements to ensure their personal success. These include: Classical Ballet, Pas de Deux, Jazz Technique/Progressions, Jazz Fusion, Hip Hop/Funk, Tap (traditional/street/funk), Modern/Contemporary, Lyrical, Commercial, Pilates, Stage Makeup, Singing (group/private), Drama, Acrobatics, Stagecraft, Musical Theatre, Partnering, Business Management, Industry Knowledge, Choreography, Fitness Training, and Auditioning techniques.
TEACHERS: Trish Squire-Rogers, Katie Molan-Rappel, Stephen Wheat, Yvette Lee, Oleg Timursin, Michael Ralph, Bec Fairey, Darren Tyler, Troy Phillips, Vanessa Hill, Elly Creevey, Jared Bryan, Freya List, Hooman & Dalena, Anthony Pepe, Billie Casey-Jabore, Tyrone Anthony, Tracie Morley, Jack May, Adam Parson, Sian Kelly, Zoee Marsh, Kristina Hardner, Will Jones and guest choreographers.
“Spectrum Dance is the perfect place that bridges the gap from pre-professional to stepping into the ‘real world’. With the incredible faculty, timetable and facilities, Spectrum Dance provides the unique opportunity to meet and learn from some of Australia’s best industry, choreographers, directors, musical directors and many more. Spectrum provides a safe environment to learn, train, grow and encourages an excellent work ethic. Directors Trish Squire Rogers, Katie Rappel and Stephen Wheat uphold and instil key elements that not only teach us how to secure a job in the industry but maintain constant work with a constant drive, determination and personal motivation. A valuable lesson, that our overall work ethic is a fundamental key to success!” - Kiara Kieser 2008 graduate