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Dance Excellence Program

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​​​The Dance Excellence Program is an extension program with a focus on performance. This program is for students in years 7 to 12 who demonstrate exceptional talent in Dance. Students will be challenged and extend their abilities in a high level performance troupe. The program focusses on engaging students in performance through a variety of performance styles.

Students will develop technical skills through weekly rehearsals with Dance staff, visiting choreographers and dance professionals. Students will have the opportunity to interact with like-minded students across the school and work with
senior mentors as they continue their dance development.

Course Outline
The Dance Excellence program is available for students from Years 7-12, where students will:
  • Develop an appreciation of a range of dance styles through a varied choreographic program 
  • Rehearse and refine technical skills to enhance the communication of meaning in Dance
  • Engage with professional artists in practical learning opportunities
  • Accelerate their dance development towards Senior Dance and external performance opportunities
  • Students involved in the Dance Excellence program will also be participants in the Dance Troupe program run during Sport lessons

Selection Criteria
Consideration will be given to:
  • Demonstration of proficiency in dance
  • Compliance with school expectations regarding effort, behaviour, and attendance
  • Willingness and enthusiasm to continue development in Dance throughout high school

To enrol in the Dance Excellence Program please complete a Dance Excellence Application Form and participate in a group audition.

Audition dates will be announced each year, with instructions to follow on
submission of application form.


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Last reviewed 17 May 2022
Last updated 17 May 2022