Jason Coleman’s Ministry of Dance offers accredited courses in
CUA40513 Certificate IV in Musical Theatre (1st Year) and
CUA50213 Diploma of Musical Theatre (2nd Year) course and prepares aspiring
Musical Theatre professionals with tuition from a huge variety of industry leaders.

Students at Jason Coleman’s Ministry of Dance complete these qualifications over a two year periodat an elite level in preparation for a career in the competitive arts and entertainment industry.

Students of these nationally accredited qualifications will develop specialised skills in all genres of dance, voice and acting and gain a sound theoretical understanding of their chosen field.

Jason Coleman's Ministry of Dance has an auspicing agreement with Registered Training Organisation (RTO) Australian Institute of Education and Training (AIET) under a Third Party Auspice Agreement. AIET is responsible for maintaining compliance requirements as per the ASQA Standards for RTOs 2015, and AIET is the RTO who will be issuing student Qualifications or Statement of Attainment on completion.

Australian Institute of Education and Training (AIET) RTO Provider Number: 121314

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GENRES STUDIED:

  • JCMOD Drills
  • Jazz Technique
  • Broadway Jazz
  • Broadway/Rhythm Tap
  • Contemporary
  • Lyical
  • Classical
  • Urban
  • Commercial
  • Latin/Ballroom/Ceroc
  • Partnering
  • Stretch/Conditioning
  • Acting - Advanced
  • Voice
  • Vocal Privates
  • Music Theory

UNITS OF COMPETENCY:

    CUA40513 Certificate IV Musical Theatre Units of Competency
  • CUAACT402Develop acting techniques for musical theatre Students develop skills in accents, script analyses, characterisation and character development. Course work will be continuously assessed in the classroom as well as being assessed in front of a live audience.
  • CUADAN412Develop dance techniques for musical theatre Students completing the Certificate IV in Musical Theatre participate in dance classes in the following genres: tap, jazz, ballet, contemporary, hip hop, commercial jazz, broadway jazz, lyrical, heels and Latin as well as acrobatics.
  • CUAPRF304Develop audition techniques
  • CUAPRF408Perform solo in a musical theatre context Students are required to refine monologues, vocal and dance techniques as a soloist throughout a rehearsal process as well as being assessed on their performance in the Musical Theatre Showcase directed by Deb Mitchelmore and Jason Coleman.
  • CUAPRF409Perform in a musical theatre ensemble Students are required to refine monologues, vocal and dance techniques in an ensemble throughout a rehearsal process as well as being assessed on their performance in the Musical Theatre Showcase directed by Deb Mitchelmore and Jason Coleman.
  • CUADAN410 Develop Expertise in tap Tap dance classes are delivered throughout the Diploma of Musical Theatre program. Students will learn a variety of tap dance techniques as well study the history and cultural influence of tap dance in Musical Theatre. This unit is assessed through observations, reflections and group forum discussions.
  • CUAVOS401Develop singing techniques for musical theatre Students develop skills in accents, script analyses, characterisation and character development. Course work will be continuously assessed in the classroom as well as being assessed in front of a live audience.
  • CUAVOS403Develop vocal techniques for musical theatre Students will develop legit, musical theatre and pop vocal repertoire as well as developing the ability to convey the meaning of the text through performance. Classes are delivered in both a one on one and group sessions.
  • CUAPPR404Develop self as artist Students are required to analyse the career pathway they are interested in pursuing at the commencement of their studies. Students are required to research career options and develop professional promotional material for themselves as artists.
  • CUAVOS402Develop specialist singing techniques for musical theatre repertoire Students develop skills in accents, script analyses, characterisation and character development. Course work will be continuously assessed in the classroom as well as being assessed in front of a live audience.
  • CUADAN403Develop expertise in jazz dance technique Jazz dance classes are delivered throughout the Diploma of Dance Qualification. This unit is delivered in the 1st year of studies. Students are monitored and assessed during weekly practical classes and are also required to create both solo and ensemble jazz dance choreography. In addition to this assessment also includes group forum discussions and the completion of a portfolio.
  • CUAACT403Develop comedy techniques for musical theatre Comedy techniques for Musical Theatre are explored and developed throughout the studies of the Certificate IV in Musical Theatre. Students will expand upon these skills in acting and singing classes as well as incorporate them into performance is Musical Theatre Showcases.
  • CUADAN410Develop expertise in tap dance technique Tap dance classes are delivered throughout the Diploma of Musical Theatre program. Students will learn a variety of tap dance techniques as well study the history and cultural influence of tap dance in Musical Theatre. This unit is assessed through observations, reflections and group forum discussions.
  • CUADAN408Develop expertise in ballet technique Classical ballet classes are delivered throughout the Certificate IV in Musical Theatre Qualification. Course assessment consists of consists of practical observations, portfolio reflections and group forum discussions. Students are encouraged to view and analyse ballet technique and choreography both online and on stage to broaden their knowledge of the subject.
  • CUAMPF410Perform music from written notation Course content focuses on the ability to read music notation for the purpose of extending knowledge sheet music for auditions and rehearsals. Students learn how to sight read melodies, rhythms and harmonies.
  • CUACHR403Develop choreography skills Course content includes the creation, review and presentation of choreography. In addition students are presented choreographic material to view and review as well as creating a portfolio of their choreographic work in process.
  • CUAPRF304Develop audition techniques Course content includes the preparation and presentation of promotional material required for auditions, the participation of simulated auditions as well as reflecting upon personal performance and future goals.
    CUA50213 Diploma of Musical Theatre Units of Competency
  • CUAPRF503 Prepare for and Perform in a Competitive Environment Course content includes the preparation and presentation of promotional material required for auditions, the participation of simulated auditions as well as reflecting upon personal performance and future goals.
  • CUAMUP501 Apply Theatrical Make -up and Hairstyles Students are required to present a variety of hairstyles and make – up suitable to the directive brief of a performances. Assessment includes live observation, reflection, group forum discussions and workshop participation.
  • CUAWHS501 Maintain a High Level of Fitness for Performance Course content includes the design of personal fitness programs and students are assessed through practical observations in gyms and dance studios. This unit prepares the student for the required level of fitness in performance.
  • CUADAN507 Refine Dance Partnering Techniques Dance partnering skills are delivered throughout the Diploma of Musical Theatre qualification in a variety of genres such as Latin, Musical Theatre, Ballet, Contemporary, Ceroc and Improvisation. The skills and expertise of this unit of competency are refined and assessed in practical observations throughout the Diploma as well as reflective assignments and group forum discussions.
  • CUAPRF501 Refine Performance Techniques Students participate in a variety of performance events throughout their studies however this unit is assessed throughout the rehearsal and performance season of Showcase – the graduation performances. Assessments consist of practical observations of rehearsals and performances as well as reflections and analysis of performance techniques.
  • CUAIND402 Provide Freelance Services Students will learn the skills of how to successfully and appropriately represent themselves in the dance and entertainment industry. Course content and assessment will include business regulations, industry events, taxation, invoices and book keeping, client communications and promotional and marketing resources.
  • CUACHR403 Create and Perform Complex Choreography Course content includes the creation of choreography, rehearsal process, the presentation of choreography, following choreographic briefs, working with simulated clients as well as directing a performance. Student choreographers are required to create work that is to be performed by fellow students. This process enhances the development of communication, direction and choreography.
  • CUAPRF504 Refine Musical Theatre Techniques Students work towards a Musical Theatre Showcase directed by Deb Mitchelmore and Jason Coleman where they are assessed on their rehearsal, collaborative and performance skills. Students are also required to reflect upon their work and contribute to group forum discussions.
  • CUAMPF407 Develop Vocal Techniques Students will develop legit, musical theatre and pop vocal repertoire as well as developing the ability to convey the meaning of the text through performance. Classes are delivered in both a one on one and group sessions.
  • CUAPRF601 Extend Musical Theatre Performance Techniques to a Professional Level This unit is an extension to the unit Refine Musical Theatre Techniques. Students are encouraged to reflect upon previous performance in acting, vocal techniques and dance to extend their practice to a professional level. This unit will be assessed as part of the graduation showcase.
  • CUAACT404 Develop Specialist Acting Techniques for Musical Theatre Repertoire Students develop skills in accents, script analyses, characterisation and character development. Course work will be continuously assessed in the classroom as well as being assessed in front of a live audience.
  • CUAPRF408 Perform Solo in a Musical Theatre Context Students are required to refine monologues, vocal and dance techniques as a soloist throughout a rehearsal process as well as being assessed on their performance in the Musical Theatre Showcase directed by Deb Mitchelmore and Jason Coleman.
  • CUAPRF409 Perform in a Musical Theatre Ensemble Students are required to refine monologues, vocal and dance techniques in an ensemble throughout a rehearsal process as well as being assessed on their performance in the Musical Theatre Showcase directed by Deb Mitchelmore and Jason Coleman.
  • CUADAN410 Develop Expertise in tap dance technique Tap dance classes are delivered throughout the Diploma of Musical Theatre program. Students will learn a variety of tap dance techniques as well study the history and cultural influence of tap dance in Musical Theatre. This unit is assessed through observations, reflections and group forum discussions.
  • CUAMPF505 Develop Technical Skills and Expand Repertoire Students’ vocals techniques and progression will be assessed in both private and group lessons. In addition to this a reflective portfolio will be developed and assessed as part of the unit.
  • CUAMPF410Perform music from written notation Course content focuses on the ability to read music notation for the purpose of extending knowledge sheet music for auditions and rehearsals. Students learn how to sight read melodies, rhythms and harmonies.