A course in dance at Deakin provides contemporary dance training, access to guest practitioners, the skills to choreograph your own work, as well as the chance to develop as a collaborative artist. Deakin is the only university where collaborative work in dance/video, physical theatre and online computer technology is a core component of the course. There is also a focus on skills in oral and written communication, personal and group management, reflection and decision-making. Final-year students are able to participate in performing arts (dance) internships.Read More
You may find work as a dancer in community dance organisations, contemporary dance companies, contemporary performance companies, dance associations, dance education, freelance choreography, performing arts centres and video and film businesses.
- To complete a Major sequence in Dance select eight (8) credit points as outlined below;
- To complete a Minor sequence in Dance select any four (4) units from below, including a minimum of one (1) credit point at level one, and no more than one (1) credit point at level 3
Complete the following 2 units from level 1:
ACD101 Introduction to Contemporary Dance Practice A (No longer available for enrolment)
ACD102 Introduction to Contemporary Dance Practice B (No longer available for enrolment)
Complete the following 2 units from level 2:
ACD203 Contemporary Dance Practice and History A [No longer available for enrolment]
ACD204 Contemporary Dance Practice and History B [No longer available for enrolment]
Complete the following 3 units from level 3:
Note: The following may also be taken in addition to the prescribed major sequence.