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2015

Certificate II

Dance Performing Arts

Certificate IV

Commercial Dance Musical Theatre

AUSTRALIAN PERFORMING ARTS ACADEMY 2015 course guide

National Provider Number 52601 Australian Performing Arts Network Academy

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Mission Statement The Australian Performing Arts Network Academy delivers training to enthuse and inspire every student we train. We strive to provide students with a comprehensive artistic education that includes technical training in a wide variety of performing arts styles and a solid theoretical and practical foundation for performance. Our course fosters excellence in all forms of performing arts, a passion and appreciation for the art form. The APAN Academy delivers greater flexibility in a student’s future career opportunities. APAN Academy is a structured and disciplined institution that encourages an individual’s performance style in a creative, safe and supportive learning environment. Students receive varied tuition from highly qualified trainers who guide them onwards to excellence in their chosen performing arts discipline. This profoundly practical and performance based course leads to a Nationally Recognised Industry Qualification upon successful completion. The Australian Performing Arts Academy provides the opportunity to develop motivation and self-discipline, intellectual curiosity and creative imagination. These attributes are essential not only for a successful career but also for experiencing a fulfilling life. We consider it a privilege to participate in a worldwide community for the performance arts.

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National Provider Number 52601 Cert IV Musical Theatre (52621WA) Cert IV Commercial Dance (52619WA) Cert II in Performing Arts (52620WA) Cert II in Dance (CUA20113)

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Contents

02 Mission Statement Qualifications 04 05 Core Values 07 Audition Information 11 Course Fees Additional Information 12

LOCATION

our super studio Our studio has three studios and is state of the art in design and equipment. Learn in a vibrant and exciting studio space.

our core value is to go beyond ourselves with compassion courage and respect.”

Fully air conditioned for the summer months and heated for winter, we can make sure our performing arts students are well looked after.

Unit 8/9 Stanford Way Malaga WA 6090

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Guest Teachers and Performances In 2014 our full-time students received additional training from the National Touring Cast of Grease, Rocky Horror, Wicked, Rock of Ages, Legally Blonde, Tap Dogs, Lucy Durack, Rachael Beck, Top 10 So You Think You Can Dance, Matthew Robinson, Chris Horsey, Chris Tsattalios, Carmelo Pizzino, Todd McKenney, Turanga Merito, Xander Ellis, John O’Hara, Natasha Marconi plus many more. Our full-time performers also performed for the Lord Mayor reception for USA dignitaries and officials, South Perth Fiesta, Telethon Live Chanel 7, Musicals In Concert with Rachael Beck, Turning on the Christmas Lights, Dance Expo, City of Perth Christmas Nativity, various Film and Video clips plus many social and corporate events.

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Qualifications APAN is a Registered Training Organisation. Delivering training in three qualifications and thirty two units of competency

Certificate II in Performing Arts (52620WA) Study Type: A part-time course comprising of 7 units over a period of 38 weeks. Course Timetable: This is held on a Friday during school term from 9am to 4pm. Certificate II in Performing Arts (52620WA) is a part-time course that runs on a school term basis over a period of thirty-

eight weeks. The units are bundled to provide the student with overview knowledge of performing arts to prepare them for future training and educational and career pathways.

Certificate II in Dance (CUA20113) Study Type: A part-time course comprising of 10 units over a period of 38 weeks. Course Timetable: This is held on a Friday during school term from 9am to 4pm. Certificate II in Dance (insert code) is a part-time course that runs on a school term basis over a period of thirty-eight weeks.

The units are bundled to provide the student with overview knowledge of dance specifically classical, street dance, jazz and contemporary. This course prepares them for future training and educational and career pathways.

Students take note that The Curriculum Council of Western Australia has stated “Any nationally recognised VET qualifications

and/or units of competency from training packages attained by senior students in years 10, 11 or 12 can contribute towards

the achievement of a West Australian Certificate of Education (WACE).� This course consists of practical training in genres of

dance, acting and musical theatre from a diverse and dedicated performing arts team. The course provides several on the job performance opportunities in a show case style and other appearances.

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Core Values APAN exemplifies the values of Leadership, Responsibility, Integrity, Professionalism and Character.

ÈÈ Leadership To guide, direct and influence students in achieving their highest goals and ideals; setting example through one’s actions and speech. To inspire and serve the people of your class and team, or community through full participation in all class related activities.

ÈÈ Responsibility To respect and adhere to the policies and procedures of the APAN studio or the organisers of any conference, workshop, competition or performances. To be a person who interacts with peers and authority figures in a mature manner. To question authority in a respectful manner. To be willing to receive coaching and direction when deemed appropriate.

ÈÈ Integrity To conduct one-self with honesty, courtesy and respect. To express consideration for one’s fellow performers, educators, parents, staff and competitors. To be a person who leads by example an d honours commitments.

ÈÈ Professionalism To respect the dance and musical theatre profession and uphold our values and standards of conduct. To support and encourage one another.

love the study and performance arts as a universal art form.”

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To voice opinions and initiate change that will elevate the Australian Performing Arts Academy. To recognise oneself as a role model at all times. To love the study and performance arts as a universal art form.

ÈÈ Character To be a person who represents high levels of personal integrity, leadership and responsibility for one-self and others. A person who has the courage and willingness to face issues and concerns with maturity and dignity. To rise above negativity and avoid unnecessary gossip, criticism, or denigrating comments for any member of the performing arts community, parent or peer. We develop students to strive for personal excellence, having the courage of their convictions and being active agents of change.

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ÈÈ QUALIFICATIONS

Certificate IV in Performing Arts (Commercial Dance) (52619WA) Study Type: A full-time course comprising of 18 units over a period of 38 weeks. See below for more information regarding Certificate IV in Performing Arts (Commercial Dance)

Certificate IV in Performing Arts (Musical Theatre) (52621WA) Study Type: A full-time course comprising of 20 units over a period of 38 weeks. Course Timetable: A full course structure is delivered in the Audition pack. Certificate IV in Performing Arts (Musical Theatre or Commercial Dance) is a full-time course that runs on a school

term basis over a period of thirty-eight weeks. The units are bundled to provide the student with an all-round knowledge of performing arts with a speciality in their chosen major. This course includes a strong, all round training with a variety of local and interstate trainers, including group and private tutoring. Students will have the opportunity to train in current commercial trends and experience a wide field of performance and practical opportunities. The Certificate IV runs in three school terms of training with every term having an intensive period of interstate trainers and assessments. The last term is dedicated to a professional

showcase of the student’s work attracting agents and training institutions from all around Australia. APAN is the currently the only Commercial Dance course Certificate IV in Western Australia and strives to be the states most diverse training facility in current dance trends and focus. Dance Majors will have a strong all round focus paying particular attention to all styles of dancing including jazz, hip hop, commercial, street, tap, acrobatics, classical, lyrical, contemporary and alternative styles. They will be trained in areas of acting, voice and musical theatre to increase vocational pathways for the future. Musical Theatre Majors will have a strong all round focus paying particular attention to acting, voice and musical theatre performance. They will be trained in several areas of dance to increase vocational pathways for the future. On successful completion of the course, all graduating students will leave with the following: •

A Nationally Recognised Qualification

An academic statement

A DVD of showcase performance

Performance pieces including choreographed work (particular to major)

Performance pieces including Musical Theatre pieces (particular to major)

These pieces are also performed in front of local and national casting agents

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Audition Information Certificate II in Performing Arts (52620WA) Candidate needs to be vocally and physically warm for the

This is a time to assess the candidate’s potential, commitment

audition where applicable. APAN recommends arriving early

and technical and performance capabilities. Questions

so that a personal warm up can occur. APAN does not take

regarding training and experience may also be asked in the

any responsibility for injury incurred during an audition.

audition.

The candidate is asked to attend a group performing arts audition. The audition’s purpose is to observe the candidate’s standard in in all areas of performing arts. The candidate must be prepared for all disciplines of performing arts to be included and assessed.

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APAN is here to support all performing arts students in their personal journey to be the best performer that they can be. The audition will be a positive experience to assess how we, the faculty, could support the applicant in future training. The applicant is expected to possess one area of strength in performing arts.

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ÈÈ AUDITION INFORMATION

Certificate II in Dance (CUA20113) Candidate needs to be physically warm for the audition where applicable. APAN recommends arriving early so that a personal warm up can occur. APAN does not take any responsibility for injury incurred during an audition. The candidate is asked to attend a group dance audition. The audition’s purpose is to observe the candidate’s standard in in all areas of dance. The candidate must be prepared for all disciplines of performing arts to be included and assessed. This is a time to assess the candidate’s potential, commitment and technical and performance capabilities. Questions regarding training and experience may also be asked in the audition. APAN is here to support all performing arts students in their personal journey to be the best performer that they can be. The audition will be a positive experience to assess how we, the faculty, could support the applicant in future training. The applicant is expected to possess one area of strength in performing arts.

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Certificate IV in Performing Arts or Musical Theatre (52621WA) Candidate needs to be vocally and physically warm for the audition where applicable. APAN recommends arriving early so that a personal warm up can occur. APAN does not take any responsibility for injury incurred during an audition.

Please prepare one monologue that meets the following criteria: •

Not to exceed 3 minutes in duration

A copy of monologue to be submitted to audition panel

Personal props need to be supplied by candidate where appropriate

Please prepare singing solos that meet the following criteria:

How Your Audition Is Assessed The looking

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passion. Pieces will be marked on both technique and performance. Candidate will be expected to announce

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Frequently Asked Questions Do pieces need to be memorized?

One Musical Theatre solo is requested

Song not to exceed 3 minutes duration

thought, line retention and action.

Track to be on compact disc and ONLY track on disc

Supply own accompanist with sheet music

Why do copies of monologues have to be submitted to the audition panel?

Music needs to be instrumental NO BACKING VOCAL

Open Dance Audition in Call back situations.

Please note: Students may be asked to sing a

second song from their repertoire, or present a second

monologue. Students may spend time with Head of vocals for range and technique.

Audition pieces need to be completely memorized in

A copy of the monologue must be submitted to the audition panel so that text, context and line retention may be checked during and after the audition. Are there any other components involved in an audition? The candidate will be asked to attend a group dance audition. The dance audition’s purpose is to observe the candidate’s standard in dance (in accordance to prior learning and skills) and to streamline candidates in dance units, if accepted into the course, with prior learning and skills taken into complete consideration. The candidate may be asked to sight read an unseen script. The candidate may be asked to sing lines of a different song, or simple singing exercise.

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ÈÈ AUDITION INFORMATION

Certificate IV in Performing Arts or Commercial Dance (52619WA) Candidate needs to be physically warm for the audition where applicable. APAN recommends arriving early so that a personal warm up can occur. APAN does not take any responsibility for injury incurred during an audition.

Please prepare one solo piece that meets the following criteria: •

Not to exceed 2.5 minutes in duration

Any genre is acceptable

Please prepare for a group dance audition that may include the following genres: •

Jazz

Tap

Commercial

Contemporary

Classical

Lyrical

Musical Theatre

Please note: You are not expected to be an expert in all

genres. This audition is to assess your ability to adapt, to listen, to commit and attempt various disciplines in Performing Arts.

How Your Audition Is Assessed The audition panel will be looking

for talent, potential

and passion. Pieces will be marked on both technique and performance. Questions regarding training and experience may also be asked in the audition.

Frequently Asked Questions What do I need to bring? Prepare for an Audition bringing change of clothes and shoes for various styles. A water bottle and towel is recommended. Your music of the piece on CD. Are there any other components involved in an audition? The candidate may be asked to demonstrate exercises, progressions and combinations, in a group or as a soloist. Choreography will include set work and free style.

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Course Fees APAN strives to keep the costs of these nationally recognised qualifications as reasonable as possible. To assist all talented performers for a first rate education, APAN provides a number of payment options. Once accepted, financial procedures and options will be discussed with you (and guardians if applicable).

Certificate II Performing Arts or Dance

$2,460

Certificate II in Performing Arts is a part-time course that runs on a school term basis over a period of thirty-eight weeks. Consisting of 7 units for Musical Theatre or 10 units for Dance. The units are bundled to provide the student with overview knowledge of performing arts to prepare them for future training and educational and career pathways.

Certificate IV Commercial Dance

$13,600

Above fee is inclusive of Interstate Performance/Training Tour, flights, accommodation, tours, workshops and shows. Plus a 3 day compulsory performance summer camp. Plus class tuition, including national and international guest teachers, accounting and administration fees, venue rehearsal fees and extra rehearsal tuition. Showcase DVD, inclusive APAN membership for the year of study.

Certificate IV Musical Theatre

$14,300

Above fee is inclusive of Interstate Performance/Training Tour, flights, accommodation, tours, workshops and shows. Plus a 3 day compulsory performance summer camp. Plus class tuition, including national and international guest teachers, accounting and administration fees, venue rehearsal fees and extra rehearsal tuition. Showcase DVD, Inclusive APAN membership for the year.

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Additional Information Additional Curriculum Outlays Should any excursions become available to the students (e.g. a play, musical, gallery etc.) any costs incurred will be the responsibility of the student. Group concessions usually apply. It must be noted that all personal equipment required for the course, including shoes, apparel should be purchased within the first three weeks of the course commencing or students will not be permitted to train. Attire standards are distributed in your acceptance package. All personal performance attire required for showcase, including shoes, stockings, undergarments etc. must be purchased within the first three weeks of the showcase period. Showcase costumes may include some personal items that are sourced independently. All extra personal tuition is optional however, if booked for course support it is a pre-arranged fee through the APAN office.

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If any units are not met successfully the client/student may be charged for reenrolment. APAN is a Registered Training Organisation. The enrolled student may qualify for Austudy/Abstudy benefits and other government assistance. All APAN full-time students are eligible for Transperth student concessions for the year of study. When a student fails to reach a standard required within the unit, the flexible delivery offers a chance to resit or reattempt this skill or knowledge. The circumstance that a resit is allowed and made is at the discretion of the assessor, the trainer and where needed also the CEO. If this occurs due lack of preparation or effort of the candidate a resit fee of $50.00 plus GST will be charged to the candidate at time of assessment to supplement the assessor and trainer time. If the alternative assessment is through no fault of the candidate injury/illness no charge is applied. FEES ARE NOT PAID IN FULL UP FRONT

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Semester Fees To ensure course accessibility and affordability, the course can be paid through a variety of set payment plans organized with the CEO prior to commencement. Paperwork will then be completed by applicant and CEO according to Financial Policy and Procedures of APAN. Payment of accounts is to be made monthly on the first day of each month. Note: Students under 21 years of age must have a guarantor

for the payment of all course fees and all students and guarantors must sign the contract to the conditions of payment.

Students who miss a scheduled payment will not be permitted

to attend class until a payment is made. If missing a payment

becomes a regular occurrence, the student’s enrolment may be revoked or the Faculty may demand full fees before any tuition is taken.

The life of a performer is a committed one. Student’s enrolling in APAN make a commitment to training during the training period. APAN in turn vows to provide the best training possible and support each performer in the strengths and talents they possess.”

Withdrawing from the Course APAN has limited spots in all courses to ensure individual attention and progression of all students. When a student withdraws, they forfeit their place. APAN’s faculty will view reasons for withdrawal on a case by case basis and financial penalties may apply up to one term in lieu.

Deferring a Qualification If a student wishes to defer a qualification, a holding fee of $1000.00 will be payable. This holding fee will be credited towards semester fees when students returns to training. Holding fees will not be refunded if a student does not wish to return to training.

Expulsion Penalty fees apply and are the same to that as withdrawing students.

Refund of Fees

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) APAN has a Recognition of Prior Learning Policy. The faculty assesses candidates informally for RPL during the audition process. If you have completed a qualification or unit of competency with a Registered Training Organisation you may be eligible for credit transfer. Complete the RPL Evaluation Form provided in your Audition Pack and return with your Audition Application if applicable. This will alter your course fees if successful. Our team will then assess and meet with you to discuss your study pathway.

Flexible Study Options Flexible and part-time sudy options are available and can be discussed on an individual basis.

APAN assesses refunds on a case by case basis. Fees paid in advance are always protected but will only be refunded if student meets Faculty conditions.

For more information, visit our website apanacademy.com.au or call to speak to our Accreditation Officer about your future placement for APAN Academy. To ensure a place in our class of 2015, complete your audition application pack available online now. Australian Performing Arts Network Academy

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We look forward to receiving your personal application - Marina Del Basso, CEO

Australian Performing Arts Network Academy Super Studio: Unit 8 / 9 Stanford Way Malaga WA 6090 Phone: (08) 9209 3067 Fax: (08) 9209 3068 Email: auditions@apanacademy.com.au

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Australian Performing Arts Network Provider Number 52601 Certificate II Performing Arts Course Number 52620WA Certificate II Dance Course Number CUA20113 Certificate IV Performing Arts – Musical Theatre Course Number 52621WA Certificate IV Performing Arts –Commercial Dance Course Number 52619WA

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