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