2023 January Performing Arts DTS

Starts Every: January

“Let me write the songs of a nation, I care not who makes its laws.” (Andrew Fletcher)

Performing arts have the power to communicate deeply across language and cultural barriers. Reaching beyond surface level, opportunities open to connect and inspire. Why not harness that power for His purposes as you explore your next steps in Him? 

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Join us as we dive into three months of intensive discipleship, followed by three months in the nations using our gifts to reach and serve. We’ll start out immersed in our YWAM missions community, tackling topics like hearing God’s voice, worship, prayer, missions, evangelism and more - you’ll get the full DTS experience! Learning and growth happens not just in the classroom, but in the streets, in small group discussions and practical service. We’ll also work on honing our skill as we work alongside other performers preparing for outreach (practice, practice, practice).  

From there, we launch out into the nations! All we’ve learned comes to life as we bring His hope to individuals and communities. From performing in slums to flash mobs in city streets, we’ll do what it takes to get the message across. Sometimes it’s polished and sometimes it’s raw and organic, no matter what - He’s always centre stage. 

To wrap up, we head back to Perth to celebrate all that God has done and look ahead to what He has next. We’re confident God gave us skills and passion for a reason – He wants to use them powerfully. DTS is a great way to get clarity in your next step in God, even as it opens doors to all kinds of training and missions opportunities! 


January 8th - June 24th, 2023


Lecture Phase Tuition Fee: AUD $2,290
Lecture Phase Non-Tuition Fee: AUD $1,370
(Non-tuition fee includes registration, accommodation, administration, and resources)
Outreach Fee: AUD $3,000 - 5,000
(depending on location)

This course is Austudy approved, and government financial aid may be available. See our FAQ page for more information.

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10802NAT Certificate III in Discipleship




Hearing God's Voice

Nature and Character of God

Repentance and Forgiveness

Worship and Intercession


Making Jesus Lord

Spiritual Authority

Fear of the Lord


Understanding our Spiritual Reality

Father Heart of God


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During the lecture phase of the PADTS I felt God consistently tell me that He wanted to use my voice for Him. On outreach in Madagascar we did a lot of open-air performances using our production. At one open-air, there were over 400 people and I was asked to share the gospel. It was my first time sharing and it was amazing. I was able to find strength through God to share and He gave me the right words to say. Over 80 people gave their lives to God through the presentation and invitation to follow Him. 

Eva, Germany

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