Why should I study Dance?

Dance prepares you for participation in the 21st century by equipping you with transferrable skills, including critical and creative thinking skills, personal and social skills, and intercultural understanding. Dance develops individuals to be reflective thinkers who can pose and solve problems and work both independently and collaboratively. You will engage with dance practices and practitioners, to develop imaginative ways to make meaning of the world.

Where does Dance lead?

This subject can lead to a range of pathways, depending on your interest and focus. You can study a Bachelor of Creative Arts (Dance) – Flinders University/TAFE in Adelaide or study various interstate degree and certificate courses. Studying Dance can lead to careers as a Dancer, Performer, Choreographer, Teacher, Fitness Instructor (Pilates, Barre, Yoga), Marketing, Costume Design, Arts Administrator, Physiotherapist, Dance Medicine Specialist.

What work will I do in Dance?

You will have the opportunity to learn both the theory and practice of Dance through studying technique, composition, choreography, performance and critical analysis. You will explore your creativity through compositional and choreographic tasks and examine the ideas of past and present choreographers. You will also be exposed to various dance genres and have the opportunity to explore Australian Indigenous, and multicultural styles of Dance. 

Where can I find more information about Dance?

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