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Porirua , Wellington Region ,New Zealand

New Zealand Diploma in Dance (L6)

Get prepared for the commercial dance sector. Develop your skills in jazz, ballet, tap, hip hop, and lyrical dance. Train in our studios and perform in productions. Learn to market yourself, make a show reel and develop industry-standard audition techniques.
The Diploma in Performing Arts (Dance) equips students with a high level of technical, artistic and interpretative skill in dance and provides the opportunity for practical performing experience. Students also study dance history, anatomy and gain the skills to become a self-employed artist.

Students perform in productions which showcase the breadth of dance styles they have mastered during their studies.

Programme outline
Areas covered on this programme include:

  • jazz, ballet, tap, hip hop and lyrical/contemporary dance techniques
  • circus techniques
  • body conditioning/Pilates
  • dance history
  • anatomy and nutrition
  • performance/repertoire
  • audition skills
  • creative enterprise?
  • dance styles

Intakes

  • March
  • July
  • Nov

Application Processing Time in Days: 5

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30