Performing Arts - High School

Are you in years 10, 11 or 12? You can now complete your schooling certificate whilst training intensively in the performing arts. But what does this actually mean???

The first of its kind, in SA! ACPA has partnered with Thebarton Senior College (TSC) to create an alternative option for arts focussed students who are passionate about continuing school but also want to fast track and advance their dance, vocal and performance skill set. Joining the ACPA academy means that students will train in up to 18 hours of performing arts each week with the support of completing their academics at TSC.

What are the benefits:

  • Ability to fast track your skill set in the dance, vocal and performance
  • Be better prepared for the industry at a younger age
  • Build greater confidence as a performer
  • Great subject choices and options at TSC catered to your interest
  • Only 5 minutes distance from each campus (ACPA and TSC)
  • Smaller, more intimate classroom learning environment at TSC
  • Flexible timetable
  • Mature learning space

Performing Arts High School - Course Info

Performing Arts for High School Years 10, 11 and 12 - ACPA Academy

The ACPA Academy is a full-time pre-professional program for elite students in years 10 to 12 who are looking for a career pathway in performing arts as well as a commitment to completing their SACE studies.

This intensive program sees students training approximately 18 hrs per week with our Full-time course students in subjects such as Music Theatre, Jazz, Tap, Contemporary, Lyrical, Ballet, Choreography, Acting, Audition Techniques, & more.

Students enrolled in the ACPA Academy undertake their academic subjects at Thebarton Senior College in a specialised integrated program. The benefit of an integrated program is that subjects that have similar assessment criteria can be combined in order to reduce work load, focus on specific outcomes whilst tailoring the learning to the needs and interests of each individual.

Thebarton Senior College is located 10 minutes from our facility via public or private transport. Our Academy is the training ground for refining skills, identifying strengths and finding solutions to improve weaknesses. It offers students the opportunity and confidence they need to reach their potential and exceed all expectations preparing them for the next step which is our Certificate III and IV in Dance.

Students train in our state of the art facility under the guidance of our world class teaching faculty lecturers and mentors who will nurture your development to becoming a professional in this industry.