Our Courses Delivered Your Way

The Ausdance VIC RTO (20949) has been leading dance education in Victoria for over 22 years. We design partnerships specifically for secondary schools and dance studios across the country who wish to deliver nationally-accredited qualifications without the hassle of managing an RTO.

As the subject association for dance, our mission is to provide exceptional dance education programs, experiences and pathways for people at all levels of their career. Our courses are informed by industry and equip graduates with the skills, knowledge and experience to pursue any number of career pathways within dance and live performance.

Why Partner With Us

Bespoke Delivery

Create a unique, engaging and industry-relevant program with customised electives that provide meaningful learning opportunities.

Ongoing Support

Access partner collaboration sessions, professional development, assessment material and learner resources.

Connect With Industry

Give your students real world experience with our industry-led choreographic workshops, mock auditions and exams.

VCE VET Dance students participating in Industry Day

Secondary School Partnerships

Deliver portable qualifications that create career pathways for young dancers.

Dance Studio Partnerships

Offer your students national qualifications with tailored delivery.

Meet Our Education Team

Dr. Katrina Rank

Director of Education and Lifelong Learning

Dr Katrina Rank is a leading Australian educator and dance artist, contributing to national and international movement education outcomes. A ballet and contemporary dancer by training, Katrina maintains a performance and teaching practice and received an Australian Dance Award for Services to Dance Education in 2018.

Katrina was the author and project leader of Teaching and Leading Dance to Older People, a research program and report which has been distributed widely. Her extensive background in education and community arts also saw her work on the Knowing You Knowing Me project with the City of Whittlesea in 2017–2018 and the hugely successful Alice Project, a community dance initiative that reached four regional Victorian municipalities and more than 15,000 participants over two years. Her recent dance focus has been on dance for health, with particular reference to ageing and Parkinson’s disease.

Eilannin Harris-Black

RTO Operations Officer

An accomplished teacher, working performer and creative practitioner, Eilannin holds a Masters Degree in Musical Theatre from the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama (London) and has trained with Brent Street Studios (Diploma of Musical Theatre), NIDA Open (The Musical Performer Studio), Hunter Institute (Diploma of Dance) and the Australian Institute of Music (Diploma of Music – Music Theatre).

When not performing Eilannin has worked as a live Theatrical Event Producer producing events throughout Australia, New Zealand and Canada. She is also the Founder of Theatre Blacks where she was Course Director for five years heading training and assessment in both Musical Theatre and Dance up to Advanced Diploma level. As an experienced training designer and teacher, Eilannin is passionate about increasing access to the arts and performance training to all those with the willingness to learn.

Learn More About Our Partnerships

Book a 30 minute initial chat and discover how an auspice arrangement might work for your school or studio.