Skill set details

CUASS00017 - Acting Performance Skill Set (Release 2)


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DeletedDeleted from CUA Creative Arts and Culture Training Package15/Apr/2021

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2 (this release) 15/Jan/2016
(View details for release 1) 21/Nov/2013

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Modification History



Release 2

This version released with CUA Creative Arts and Culture Training Package version 2.0.

Unit codes and titles updated.

Minor text edits.

Release 1

This skill set first released with CUA Creative Arts and Culture Training Package Version 1.0.


This skill set addresses the skills and knowledge required to perform in acting roles.

Pathways Information

The units provide credit towards CUA30113 Certificate III in Dance, CUA30213 Certificate III in Community Dance, Theatre and Events, CUA30415 Certificate III in Live Production and Services, CUA40113 Certificate IV in Dance, CUA40213 Certificate IV in Community Culture, CUA40415 Certificate IV in Live Production and Technical Services, CUA40513 Certificate IV in Musical Theatre, CUA50113 Diploma of Dance (Elite Performance), CUA50213 Diploma of Musical Theatre and other qualifications that allow for selection of these units

Licensing/Regulatory Information

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this skill set at the time of publication.

Skill Set Requirements

CUAACT301 Develop basic acting skills

CUAACT401 Use a range of acting techniques in performance

CUAPRF304 Develop audition techniques

CUAIND402 Provide freelance services

CUAMPF402 Develop and maintain stagecraft skills

CUAWHS302 Apply work health and safety practices

Target Group

This skill set is for individuals who wish to develop and use acting skills in performances.

Suggested words for Statement of Attainment

These units of competency from CUA Creative Arts and Culture Training Package meet industry requirements for providing individuals with training in acting.