Full-time and Part Time Vocational Coaching Programme

Students attend Terry Simpson Studios’ Full-time and Part-Time Vocational Individual Coaching Programme from all over Australia and overseas.

Assistance is provided to students to complete their academic studies whilst participating in the Programme.

Aimed at students from Year 10 academic level.

Programme provides students with an intensive and specialised foundation on which to build careers in professional dance, dance teaching and allied dance fields.

Programmes are tailored to suit the individual needs and aspirations of each student and are arranged on either a Full-time or Part-Time basis

Graduates acceptances include: Dutch National Ballet; Australian Ballet School & Company; Sydney Dance Company; Compagnie Thor (Belgium); Ballet Dortmund (Germany) ; Royal Ballet Flanders (Belgium); Singapore Dance Theatre; NZ School of Dance; NIDA; WA Ballet Company amongst many others.



Fulltime Vocational Coaching Course

SACE (South Australian Certificate of Education) - Dance, Stage 1 & 2

Royal Academy of Dance CBTS Mentoring

Main Subjects

The core components include RAD vocational exam coaching, Solo Seal, Advanced Classical and Contemporary open classes, Pas de Deux, Repertoire, Variations, Pointe, Specialised Coaching, Limber, Competition & Audition preparation.


Practical Dance Classes per Week

8.30 – 4.30 Mon – Fri with Sunday Coaching (Based on individual requirement)


Contact Hours per Day

8.30 – 4.30 Mon – Fri with Sunday Coaching (Based on individual requirement)


Pre-Requisites/Entry Requirements

By Audition only


“I do not try to dance better than anyone else. I only try to to dance better than myself.” - Mikhail Baryshnikov