SONG & DANCE
Working in partnership with industry professionals you will develop a practical understanding of all aspects of live and recorded contemporary song & dance performance, giving you the confidence to build a career as a creative professional across a range of industries.
The Bachelor of Screen and Stage (Song & Dance) is designed for the modern-day performing artist, to enhance and integrate the complementary performance skills which are increasingly in demand, not only in the contemporary stage musical, but also in the rapid growth sector of the music video.
Unique in its cross-disciplinary philosophy, this course will give you the opportunity to learn and collaborate with actors, singers, dancers and filmmakers on a range of projects, providing you with essential opportunities to build your knowledge through experience and to work flexibly in creative contexts. You will also develop an understanding of voice and movement physiology, preparing you for a healthy and sustainable career as a performer.
In addition, you will develop complementary skills in musicianship, songwriting, recording, interview techniques as well as career planning strategies. It’s never too late to realise your passions and create your dreams!
Our Bachelor of Screen and Stage is designed to enhance and intergrate the complimentary performance skills of song & dance. Graduates from our degree will emerge with professional performance skills, and broader contextual analysis to navigate their professional careers.
No ATAR requirement, and one of the following:
It’s our goal to make our degrees accessible to people who have a passion for performing arts. If you have any questions about our entry requirements, please contact our friendly team for more information.
An interview and capability assessment is mandatory and will be conducted by an assessment panel comprising a minimum of two qualified assesors. The capability assessment will take form in accordance with the following criteria:
Each of the above will be graded on a ten point scale with applicants needing to attain a minimum of seven for each criterion.
OUTCOMES & CAREER OPTIONS
Trimester 1 – January
Trimester 2 – May
Trimester 3 – September
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The application process involves an interview with the relevant course coordinator. Students are encouraged to submit a self-tape for the Acting and Song & Dance streams.
APAC encourages all students to engage with the industry while they are studying. This includes work experience and guest lecturers, professional development and networking.
At APAC we equip you with the skills to maximise your employability as a professional artist – and also to create, develop, and navigate your own professional arts career.
At APAC we balance Academic Rigour with Professional Relevance. The BSS is a ‘practice-led’ degree. This means that, while academic and theoretical components are central to the learning journey to inform and underpin the practical, skills-based classes, the focus is developing performance and technical skills while developing a broader understanding of the cultural and professional context around those performance skills.