Cert III in Dance
Cert III in Dance
LAUNCH Performing Arts Centre is thrilled to offer the Nationally Recognised Certificate III in Dance (CUA30113), providing students with a platform to LAUNCH their professional dance careers.
This two year, part-time course is designed for secondary school students looking to further their education and experience in performing arts while providing vocational education points towards their Queensland Certificate of Education.
The Launch Difference
Being a great dancer is only part of what it takes to be successful….
At LAUNCH, our courses not only elevate your dancing skills and ability but they prepare you for what will hopefully be a long and successful dance career.
Applications Are Now Open
We invite you to meet with LAUNCH Director Michelle Hopper for an informal interview, a tour of the LAUNCH Studios together with attendance at one of our Open Classes which will form part of the audition
Feel free to contact Michelle directly at [email protected] if you have any specific questions before applying online.
Audition Video Submission
If you live outside of the Gold Coast, audition by video submission. Apply online (through the below button link) and emailing Michelle at [email protected] with the below information:
- Your current CV
- 1-3 minute solo routine on video in your preferred dance genre/s.
- (Optional) 1-minute video of a vocal piece or any other special act you have in your repertoire.
If your video is too large to attach, please use a free online big file send service such as HighTail or upload to Youtube and email us the video link.
Michelle Hopper Doyle
As a leader in the Australian dance industry, Michelle has worked extensively in the performing arts for more than 20 years. Her career has seen her work with the world’s best directors and choreographers including Baz Lurhmann, George Miller, David Atkins, Kelley Abbey, Wade Robson, The Squared Division, John O’Connell, Jason Coleman and Dein Perry.
Over two decades as a performing arts professional, Michelle secured roles in major stage productions including Singin’ in the Rain and Grease Arena Spectacular. She was cast in Happy Feet 2 and The Son of Mask, plus she performed on screen at the TV Week Logie Awards, Helpmann Awards, X Factor, Australian Idol, MTV Music Awards and Aria Awards.
Michelle has danced for the Nickelodeon Awards and the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games. She performed with leading music icons including Kylie Minogue, Jessica Mauboy, Tina Arena, Guy Sebastian, Boyzone, Vanessa Amorosi, The Rogue Traders and Sneaky Sound System.
LAUNCH has partnered with the Australian Teachers of Dancing (ATOD) to present our unique certificate course syllabus.
ATOD are Leaders in the field of dance education with a rich history in providing dance syllabus’ of the highest technical standard in order to provide students with performance and leadership opportunities.
ATOD is the registered RTO for the LAUNCH Performing Arts Centre (RTO #31624).