WACE Dance Course

This a two year Course is registered as a WACE Course with the Curriculum Council of WA and, on completion, is worth 2 Units towards the Certificate. Schools are notified of the student’s enrolment at Stage door with the registration carried out by the student’s school. To satisfy WACE requirements, 90% attendance is required and is strictly adhered to be Stage Door School.

Year 10 - 12 in 2021
* All fees include GST
$6,000 each year – 22 classes (5hrs/wk)/year, part time (after hours) 12 places maximum. Acceptance is after interview and possible audition. See below for additional Screen Craft option.

Course Content – One hour each class of 5/wk – 11 classes per Semester. (Two Semesters)

Designed for those wishing to improve skills and /or Prepare for entry to tertiary institutions. The course is designed for those in their final years of secondary schooling, or after graduation from year 12. The main focus of the programme is audition preparation, with the level of teaching designed to extend the talented student.

The certificate in Dance includes classes in modern and jazz dance, song and dance, ballet, tap, history, repertoire and music skills or spoken voice, improvisation, stage craft and text analysis and audition preparation.


Other opportunities for participation in group work or plays and musicals will arise and are optional but encouraged. Once students enrol for a full time course they have free access to all other classes at Stage Door, after approval and arrangement with the Director.

Fees are payable per Semester @ $3,000 on the first class of each Semester. Certificates are presented on completion and only on full payment of fees. A $550 non refundable deposit is payable on application. Other time payment arrangements can be made on acceptance of application.

Full fees are payable if students withdraw from the Course for whatever reason. This includes the option of time payments.

Dates for 2021: Selected classes from the Monday timetable, other days/times TBA.

Semester 1: Wk beginning March 8, 15, 22, 29. May 3, 10, 17, 24. June 14, 21, 28.

Semester 2: Wk beginning Aug 2, 9, 16, 23, 30. Sept. 6, 13, 20. Oct 11, 18, 25.

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