VCE VET Dance @ MDT

 


COURSE OBJECTIVE
VCE VET Dance is a pre-vocational course, and will prepare you to audition for further (tertiary) training as dancer, dance teacher or choreographer. The course will give you a taste of what the industry is like so you can work out if
you want to pursue dance as a career. If you successfully complete this course you will receive a Certificate II in Dance CUA20113. VET Dance is available as a VCE subject OR as part of a VCAL program.


VCE VET DANCE ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
There are no pre-requisites to enrol in this course, but previous experience in dance will be an advantage. Students may commence VCE VET Dance in year 10 or 11.


WHAT MAKES OUR PROGRAM UNIQUE
VET Dance at Melbourne Dance Theatre is unique as it is conducted in a professional environment of a dance studio. It puts dancers in a like-minded environment with dance the forefront of all learning.

Students train under educationally qualified industry professionals. Small class sizes mean students gain individual attention to develop the skills they need as dancers. 


VCE VET DANCE ATAR SCORE CONTRIBUTION
2 solos (one in each dance style) contribute 50% to your ATAR score for VCE VET Dance School assessed coursework contributes the other 50% of your ATAR score for VCE VET Dance.
For more details, see the VCE VET Dance page on the VCAA website.
https://www.vcaa.vic.edu.au/curriculum/vet/vce-vet-programs/Pages/dance.aspx


COURSE STRUCTURE
The Certificate II in Dance CUA20113 VCE VET Dance course is delivered over two years part-time. Students should complete Units 1 & 2 (year 1) before enrolling in Units 3 & 4 (year 2).

YEAR ONE
Units 1 & 2 Core units
BSBWOR203 Work effectively with others
CUADAN201 Develop basic dance techniques
CUAWHS101 Follow safe dance practices
CUAWHS201 Develop a basic level of physical condition for dance performance

Units 1 & 2 Dance Electives: (Choose two dance electives)
CUADAN203 Perform basic jazz dance technique
CUADAN205 Perform basic contemporary dance technique
CUADAN206 Perform basic ballet dance technique
CUADAN207 Perform basic tap technique
CUADAN208 Perform basic street dance technique
CUADAN209 Perform basic cultural dance technique

Ausdance Victoria Partner schools website instructions


YEAR TWO
Units 3 & 4 Core & Compulsory Units: Year 2
CUADAN202 Incorporate artistic expression into basic dance performances
CUAPRF201 Prepare self for performances
CUAIND201 Develop and apply creative arts industry knowledge
CUAPRF304 Develop audition techniques

Units 3 & 4 Dance Electives: (Choose two dance electives)
CUADAN305 Increase depth of jazz dance technique
CUADAN306 Increase depth of ballet dance technique
CUADAN307 Increase depth of cultural dance technique
CUADAN308 Increase depth of contemporary dance technique
CUADAN309 Increase depth of street dance technique
CUADAN311 Increase depth of tap technique


VCE VET DANCE STUDY HOURS
The nominal hours for VCE VET Dance depend on which elective units/dance styles you choose, and range from 320 to 400 hours over the two years of the course.
YEAR 1 2020 COURSE DATES (UNITS 1 &  2)
Term 1- 28th January - 28th March

Term 2- 14th April - 27th June

Term 3- 13th July - 19th September

Term 4- 5th October - 12th December


YEAR 2 2020 COURSE DATES (UNITS 3 & 4)

Term 1- 28th January - 28th March

Term 2- 14th April - 27th June

Term 3- 13th July - 19th September

Term 4- 5th October - 12th December


PERFORMANCES
Mid Year and End of Year Concert

2x Competitions

Solos Performance Night


TEACHERS
Daniella Olea


REGISTERED TRAINING ORGANISATION
The Certificate II in Dance CUA20113 VCE VET Dance course is provided though our Partnership with Ausdance Victoria, a Registered Training Organisation.

VCE VET DANCE FEES

Please contact Melbourne Dance Theatre for Fee Schedule.


For more information, contact:
Kate Kaleb
RTO and Education Coordinator
vet.vic@ausdance.org.au

Uniform:

Fitted Dance Attire and Tan Jazz Shoes.

Girls: Leotard, Crop Top, Singlet, Leggings/ Shorts.

 

Boys: Singlet, Leggings, Shorts/Pants.

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