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LAUNCH Academy2018-10-29T06:19:19+00:00

LAUNCH ACADEMY

Dance High School – Distance Education

The Launch Academy was created to give students, who are skilled in the Performing Arts, an alternative schooling solution for completing their Queensland Certificate of Education (QCE). Distance Education allows students the flexibility to take on extra dance and industry training whilst studying.

The Launch Academy Program completes the curriculum and includes training in all dance genres, vocal and acting skills. Our course takes a blended training approach that includes highly specialised dance training in both technical and commercial genres as well as personalised mentoring in the business aspects of becoming a successful commercial dancer. Our teachers, mentors and trainers are past and current industry professionals who are
highly regarded in the industry.

Dependent on what year, students also have the opportunity to complete a Certificate III in Dance (CUA30113) during their time at Launch Academy. Credit points are awarded towards their QCE certificate upon completion of these courses.

COMPLETING YOUR HIGH SCHOOL EDUCATION

Launch Performing Arts Centre recommends Cairns School of Distance Education. Cairns School of Distance Education is a Queensland State School and works as a sole academic provider, offering educational services to home-based and school based learners from prep to Year 12. Students who are accepted into the Launch Academy must independently enrol with Cairns Distance Education or another Distance Education of their choice. Launch
Performing Arts Centre will provide a letter of acceptance to successful candidates. Please request an information pack for Cairns School of Distance Education with our office team for more information.

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APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN FOR 2019 LAUNCH ACADEMY YEAR GROUP

For more information on Launch Academy including eligibility and request an information pack on enrolments, please contact Launch Performing Arts Centre Director, Michelle Hopper-Doyle at [email protected] or call us 07 5527 7724.

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COURSE FACULTY

MICHELLE HOPPER DOYLE
MICHELLE HOPPER DOYLEOwner/Course Director
As a leader in the Australian dance industry, Michelle has worked extensively in
the performing arts for more than 20 years. Her career has seen her work with
the world’s best directors and choreographers including Baz Lurhmann, George
Miller, David Atkins, Kelley Abbey, Wade Robson, The Squared Division, John
O’Connel, Jason Coleman and Dein Perry.
With a career spanning over two decades, Michelle secured roles in major stage
productions including Singin’ in the Rain and Grease Arena Spectacular, cast in
Feet 2, The Son of Mask and performed on screen at the TV Week Logie Awards,
Helpman Awards, X Factor, Australian Idol, MTV Music Awards, Aria Awards,
The Nikelodeon Awards and the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games. She
performed with leading music icons including Kylie Minogue, Jessica Mauboy,
Tina Arena, Guy Sebastian, Boyzone, Vanessa Amorosi, The Rogue Traders and
Sneaky Sound System.

TRAINERS AND MENTORS

SONJA MIDDELBOSCH
SONJA MIDDELBOSCHHead Technical Coach & Course Advisor
KATE WORMALD
KATE WORMALDTrainer/Mentor
TROY PHILLIPS
TROY PHILLIPSTrainer/Mentor
KAREN PERRING
KAREN PERRINGCourse Co-ordinator & Assessor

GUEST TEACHERS AND MENTORS

PJ CLARKE
PJ CLARKE
JACQUI HOWARD
JACQUI HOWARD
KELLEY ABBEY
KELLEY ABBEY
MATT TRENT
MATT TRENT

TEACHERS

CARLY O'CONNOR
CARLY O'CONNOR
SAMUEL DOMINIC
SAMUEL DOMINIC
TIANA PINNEL
TIANA PINNEL
NGAVAINE TEAREA
NGAVAINE TEAREA
HEIDI JENNINGS
HEIDI JENNINGS
CAYLEE FRANCIS
CAYLEE FRANCIS
CLAIRE OWEN
CLAIRE OWEN
RIANNON MCLEAN
RIANNON MCLEAN