FULL TIME ACADEMY PROGRAMS
Elite Academic Full-Time Program
A individually tailored training program for students from the age of 11 years who wish to pursue/transition into full-time training & maintain their academic studies. This daytime and weekend program (1/2 days for up to 3 days of full time hours) offers classical ballet, variation, pointe, virtuosity, repertoire, contemporary, Pilates reformer class, dance history, anatomy, dance psychology, health and nutrition and increased time for on-site academic studies.
Full Time Level 1
A full time program specifically tailored to the younger student from 13 years of age transitioning to full time training. The program has been carefully modelled to keep in consideration a young student’s physical and emotional maturity and readiness for the demands of full time ballet. This 4-6 day program offers classical ballet, RAD syllabus, variation, pointe, repertoire, contemporary, Pilates reformer class, dance history, anatomy, dance psychology, health and nutrition and increased time for on-site academic studies. Students are not required to stay back late at the studio to undertake part time classes.
Full Time Level 2 & 3
This full time program (students approximately 15-17 years) is providing a comprehensive and holistic training and coaching in classical ballet, variation, contemporary, repertoire, pas de deux, character, Pilates, academic studies, and body and mind conditioning. This full time course is also suitable for students who wish to complete their HSC, while attaining a professional qualification in dance!
Full Time Pre-Professional
The Pre-Professional Course is designed for students having already completed a minimum of two years of full time training and who may be nearing professional contract level. In addition to all the subjects listed below, Pre-Professional students are provided with increased performance opportunities, assistance with auditioning, professional career guidance and professional networking with company schools, youth companies and companies.
Springboard Dance™ International
The Post-Graduate Program is designed for students 18 years and over, having already completed their full-time training. This program is individually tailored to each student with the focus on optimally prepare them for auditions for professional dance companies and youth dance companies. In addition to all the subjects listed below, Post-Graduate students are provided with increased performance opportunities, assistance with private auditioning, professional career guidance and professional networking with company schools, youth companies and companies.
All full time students are formally assessed twice a year. In addition, students may sit for examinations in RAD and Cecchetti syllabi.
Main Subjects (Full Time Programs):
• Ballet (RAD, Cecchetti, Vaganova Syllabi)
• Open Ballet Classes
• Ballet & Contemporary Variation
• Girls Pointe & Technique
• Boys Ballet Technique
• Pas de deux
• Virtuosity – Turns, Batterie and Ballon
• Contemporary Partnering
• Company Repertoire
• Composition & Choreography
• Fitness & Conditioning
• Safe Dance & Injury Prevention
• Nutrition for dancers
• Performance Psychology
• Performance & Audition Coaching
• Private Coaching
• Career planning
• Dance history & Culture
All these subjects are delivered from Monday-Saturday over four school terms per calendar year.
CERTIFICATION AND ACCREDITATION
The Tanya Pearson Academy is a partner with the Australian Teachers of Dancing (ATOD).
In 2023/24, the following qualifications will be delivered in partnership with ATOD:
CUA51520 – Diploma of Professional Dance (Elite Performance)
This vocational Diploma is equivalent to Year 12 completion and provides entry into higher education and University institutions throughout the country within the Arts and Business Development related programs.
Diploma Course Details
Creative Arts and Culture Training Package
Qualification Code: CUA51520
Qualification Title: Diploma of Professional Dance (Elite Performance)
Course Length: 12-24 month
This full time course is also suitable for students who wish to complete their HSC, while attaining a professional qualification in dance!
Nationally accredited training delivered in partnership with ATOD – RTO 31624
Full Time and Pre-Professional Programs: 8.30-4.00pm Monday-Friday (does not include Academic tutoring hours). Plus 1.5 hours on Saturdays.
Sufficient level of classical ballet training, facility and potential.
Private Auditions can be arranged throughout the year.
All students who wish to audition for the TPA full Time Program 2023/24 are able to submit a video application and attend the Open Auditions at the TPA studios in Sydney.
TO REGISTER FOR FULL TIME AUDITIONS
Please feel free to contact us to facilitate a personal discussion with you directly.