Institute of Technology or PolytechnicWellington Institute of Technology
This course is available
Level of Study
Next start date
Expected Feb 2023
Te Kahui Auaha Campus
Turn your passion into a career and get prepared for the industry. Develop your skills in jazz, ballet, tap, hip hop, commercial dance, lyrical, contemporary and ballroom dance. Train in our purpose-built studios and perform in live productions. Learn to market yourself, develop a professional dance portfolio, make a showreel and develop industry-standard audition techniques for global companies.
What you will learn
The New Zealand Diploma in Dance equips students with a high level of technical, artistic and interpretative skill in dance and provides the opportunity for practical performing experience. Students also study dance history, anatomy, nutrition and gain the skills to become a successful self-employed artist.
Students perform in many productions which showcase the breadth of dance styles they have mastered during their studies.
Areas covered on this programme include:
All classes in this course are streamed into different levels best suited for the student’s growth and learning needs. Our highly trained and experienced tutors work one on one with students to ensure their goals are being met and help with their transition into work from graduating.
Related study options
Bachelor of Creativity (Performing Arts)
NCEA Level 2 or equivalent, plus evidence of skills/ability/aptitude based on audition and interview
English Language Requirements
IELTS - 6.0 overall with no sub-score less than 5.5
TOEFL Internet-Based Test (iBT) - Score of 60 (with a writing score of 20)
Cambridge English Test - FCE with a pass at Grade B or CAE with a score of 52
Pearson Test of English (Academic) - PToE (Academic) score of 50
New Zealand Certificate in English Language (NZCEL) - Level 4 with the Academic endorsement