Lee Academy offers Full Time Courses

Lee Academy Full Time Courses 2014Lee Academy, founded in 1993 and offering studios in North South Wales, is known as a leader in dance and performing arts education. The academy is a dance studio, gymnastics and cheerleading school, aerial arts training centre and vocational Full Time Course provider. Also hosting a talent agency, in-house professional photographer and a professional dance company, Lee Academy offers students many avenues to excel in.


The academy’s Full Time Courses include: Advanced Diploma of Dance (Elite Performance); Diploma of Dance (Elite Performance), majoring in commercial and contemporary/ballet dance; Diploma of Dance (Elite Performance), majoring in acrobatics and aerial live performance; Diploma of Musical Theatre; Certificate IV in Dance; and Certificate III in Dance. Auditions for these courses are by appointment and are now open for the 2014 intake.


Lee Academy Full Time makes the link for dancers from students to professionals. Providing a guided career pathway for aspiring performers and giving participants every opportunity to expand their skills, the academy nurtures their versatility and explores their artistic self expression.


Lee Academy Full TimeThe academy was the first performing arts studio in Australia granted permission to offer Advanced Diploma of Dance (Elite Performance) under the new standardized National Dance Qualifications, and it also offers Certificate III, Certificate IV and Diploma in Dance (Elite Performance), which has two major options. This means the government recognises Lee Academy fit to provide the best education dancers could possibly hope for in the performing arts.


The Full Time Courses help get dancers a huge leap closer to their dream and guide them into a successful professional career, with the nationally recognised qualification to go with it.


The main subjects at Lee Academy include: accent training, acrobatics/gymnastics, acting, anatomy and nutrition, ballroom dance, choreography, classical ballet (RAD), contemporary, dance psychology, hip-hop, jazz, lyrical, musical theatre, partnering, pointe, pop vocal, professional development, silk tissue, trapeze and lyra, stage and screen choreography, stagecraft, tap, theatrical make-up, tumbling and vocal ensemble.


The main teachers are Jo Cotterill, Alyssa Casey, Di Rakebrandt, Dianne Banks, Katie McCarthy, Brooke Frew, Keith Hawley, Joshua Horner, Kelley Abbey and Celeste Barber.


For more detailed descriptions of the Full Time Courses or to apply for an audition, visit www.leeacademy.com.au.


See Dance Informa’s Full Time Dance & Auditions Guide here.