Courses We Offer

Dynamite Studios Academy is dedicated to creating career pathways for students who are passionate about the performing arts. DSA's program promotes versatility and employability with students being trained in the many different facets of the performing arts. Our individual approach to students ensures they are receiving quality training and reaching their fullest potential.

CUA20113 Certificate II in Dance

Want to kick start your career in the performing arts industry?

DSA’s Certificate II in Dance is a part time program offered (but not limited), to students in Years 9 and 10 at any secondary school. This course is generally offered one full day per week and follows the Queensland School term timetable, typically on a Thursday or Friday 9.00am to 3.30pm, four terms a year over a two-year period. Students may complete the Certificate II in one year, and this would be negotiated in a pre-enrollment interview.

Uniquely, DSA offers Certificate II students the option of study in two (2) streams.

Stream One (1) Commercial Dance & Musical Theatre

Stream Two (2) Classical, Contemporary

CUA30113 Certificate III in Dance

Want to extend your industry training whilst completing your Senior School Certificate and gaining credit points towards your QCE?

DSA’s Certificate III in Dance is a part time program offered (but not limited) to students in Years 11 and 12 at any secondary school. This course is generally offered one full day per week and follows the Queensland School term timetable, typically on a Thursday or Friday 9.00am to 3.30pm, four terms a year over a two-year period. Students may complete the Certificate III in one year, and this would be negotiated in a pre-enrollment interview. DSA's CUA30113 Certificate III in Dance will build on the dance foundation a student has established during Certificate II studies. The Certificate III in Dance compliments a student’s secondary school studies with credit points towards the QCE, adding a total of 8 credit points.

Uniquely, DSA offers Certificate III students the option of study in two (2) streams.

Stream One (1) Commercial Dance & Musical Theatre

Stream Two (2) Classical, Contemporary

CUA40113 Certificate IV in Dance

Want a career in show business? Looking to take your knowledge and skills to a professional level?

Dynamite Studios Academy’s CUA40113 Certificate IV in Dance is delivered over a one (1) year period. This course is a program that requires commitment, a high level of participation and time management as it is the link to the world of professional performance. The workload is intensive and challenging and the rewards are endless. DSA has built strong links with industry professionals nationally and overseas and has established their Certificate IV program based on that collaboration and developed benchmarks. DSA also recognises that talent is developed at various stages, as is technique and stagecraft. With this knowledge DSA offers the Certificate IV with two options of study:

Option one (1) as a fulltime program – Monday to Friday 9.00am - 3.30pm over four terms that follow the Queensland School Term. The fulltime program is developed for the student who has left school. Students who enroll in the fulltime program are able to attend unlimited open classes, at no additional cost.

Option two (2) a part-time program – up to 22 contact hours a week over four terms that follow the Queensland School Term. Students who are still in Year 12 at Secondary School may enroll in the Certificate IV and add credit points to their QCE.

CUA40313 Certificate IV in Dance Teaching and Management

Want to experience firsthand the latest choreographic techniques and teaching skills? Learn all aspects of running a performing arts business.

The Certificate IV in Dance Teaching and Management aims to facilitate the development of professional skills in business operations, lesson planning, first aid, and learning program development, as well as a broad range of elective subjects. This program is designed for the dance teacher by experienced dance teachers and managers. Students who successfully complete this qualification will enhance their employability, and preparation for further career opportunities.

CUA50113 Diploma of Dance (Elite Performance)

Want to become a self-promoting, professional performer, creating your own work opportunities and designing and controlling your own career?

DSA’s Diploma of Dance (Elite Performance) is the next step in the professional dance training journey. The Diploma of Dance (Elite Performance), unlike the Certificate courses, focuses students on developing the skills and knowledge necessary for a successful career, setting and achieving goals in real-world situations. DSA offers their Diploma of Dance as a full-time program delivered over one year and follows the Queensland School Term Timetable. The Diploma of Dance (Elite Performance) runs four days a week from 9:00am to 3:30pm Monday to Thursday, with a half day on Friday from 9:00am – 1:00pm.

CUA50213 Diploma of Musical Theatre

Want to become a self-promoting, professional performer, creating your own work opportunities and designing and controlling your own career in musical theatre and live performance?

The Diploma of Musical Theatre course is an intensive two-year training program for students who have the potential to achieve excellent standards in the three core disciplines of Singing, Acting and Dance. This program aims for each student to develop the rigor and skill to be competitive in the industry and graduate with highly developed skills in dancing, singing and acting. The program is driven by industry professionals and delivered by practicing artists. Training is practical, with a distribution of classes in singing, acting and dance, in ensemble, solo and musical theatre repertoire. Students will get the opportunity throughout the program to showcase their skills in live performance. DSA offers their Diploma of Musical Theatre as a full time program that follows the Queensland School Term Timetable. The Diploma of Musical Theatre runs four days a week from 9:00am to 3:30pm. Monday - Thursday, with a half day on Friday from 9:00am – 1:00pm.

DSA Pro

Are you a professional performer and want to maintain and extend your skills by participating in regular classes?

DSA Pro Course will offer a range of genres including (but not limited) to Dance Tech, Hip Hop, Vocal, Lyrical, Jazz, Contemporary, Classical Ballet, Pilates and Audition Tech, each taught by a leading trainer in the field. DSA Pro students also gain immediate entry into Dynamite Studios Agency, and are exposed to auditions and professional, paid work opportunities. DSA trainers assist DSA Pro students with appropriate portfolio material to ensure each performer has the cutting edge when entering the ever-evolving performing arts industry. Students are mentored closely and given professional development by our qualified and experienced faculty. DSA Pro Course is held two days a week from 9:00am – 12:00pm.