Serious about a career in Contemporary Dance? Your future starts here.

Transit Dance offers unique Nationally Recognised Qualifications aimed at transitioning students into their Contemporary Dance careers. 

Your pathway to a career in dance

Focusing on Contemporary Dance technique, performance and creation; the Transit Dance Pathways have been specifically designed to provide the highest level of training and guidance for young artists pursuing a career in Contemporary Dance.  

Boasting world-class teaching faculty, small capped class sizes and a focus on career progression, these 100% performance based courses are ideal for students serious about making a career in dance.

Full Time Courses & Opportunities 

Pre Professional Pathway

The Pre Professional pathway offers students with the highest level of Contemporary Dance training, whilst completing CUA50113 Diploma of Dance (Elite Performance).

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Transit Graduate Pathway

Transit Graduate Pathway is a nine month professional bridging pathway for emerging contemporary dance artists to realise their full potential as they transition into their career.

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Transit Dance Company

Transit Dance Company is a project based company focussed on providing the next wave of creators in Australia opportunities and platforms to develop and present their work.

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“The contempory dance courses at Transit Dance have given me so much more than just training. It has given me a platform to nourish and develop my artistic endeavours whilst being exposed to all areas of the professional industry” - Kaitlin Malone (Graduate)

Learn from industry leaders

The Transit Dance teaching faculty are widely sought not only in Australia, but throughout the world to teach both students and teachers on a regular basis. 

Their individual credentials are of the highest calibre and Transit is committed to providing our students the best teachers in the field.

  Just some of the companies our faculty have been employed by

The Directors Behind Transit Dance

Paul Malek

Artistic Director, Transit Dance  

Paul Malek has a reputation as Australia’s best storyteller through movement. Working for many commercial networks and artists spanning 15 years, Paul is now committed to innovation in Contemporary dance with his vision and dream that has become one of Australia’s biggest dance education institutes, Transit Dance.  

Actively engaged in the Australian dance community, Malek is currently the President of the Board of Directors for the Australian Teachers of Dancing International, is the former Artistic Director of The Victorian Dance Festival, and an active board member of Transit Dance Initiative. 

Daniel Jaber

Head of Contemporary Development

Daniel Jaber trained at the Queensland University of Technology, Queensland Ballet company Professional Year Program and Adelaide College of the Arts. His career as a professional dancer began with Garry Stewart’s Australian Dance Theatre (ADT) at the age of 17 in 2003. He worked as a full-time company member before becoming an independent performer and teacher working throughout Australia, Asia, Europe and the UK.

Daniel Jaber has an incredible understanding of both Contemporary dance and Classical Ballet. Working with one of Australia’s biggest and most physical contemporary dance companies for over 10 years, Daniel has a understanding of movement and precision that can’t be rivaled.

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