Identified as one of Australia’s leading, full time, dance performance training centre and Newcastle’s most premium dance academy. The National College of Dance and the Junior Academy have nurtured talented and passionate dancers in Newcastle for over forty years.
The National College of Dance is an accredited Registered Training Organisation (RTO#91281) offering full time courses to students wishing to pursue a career in the incredible world of classical and contemporary dance. Our full time dance college and junior dance academy is a vibrant and active space where focused elite dancers cross paths with our junior dancers. Offering a Certificate III in Dance, Certificate IV in Dance or a Diploma of Dance (Elite Performance) students train to become pre-professional elite dancers who are ready to audition for finishing schools or junior companies throughout the world. Our studio has an impeccable history of dance talent with students now performing all over the world.
The National College of Dance and Junior Academy continues to grow and under the leadership of Brett Morgan, formally Artistic Director of Mod Dance Company, Associate Artistic Director and Rehearsal Director of Sydney Dance Company and former member of the Australian Ballet Company. Our team of highly experienced professional dance educators and choreographers continue to foster, train and mentor young dancers. This commitment to excellence is highlighted by the incredible results we achieve in our Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) ballet exams and state wide eisteddfods through to the growing number of successful graduates who launch professional careers in dance from our Studio.
Our junior academy students (both adult and junior) also dance with us for fun, health and pleasure. The Studio provides a range of dance classes, workshops and dance experiences in classical ballet (learning the Royal Academy of Dance syllabus), contemporary and jazz from intensive vocational and full time elite performance training through to adult dance classes, tiny tots, acrobatics, and Pilates .