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We exist to advance excellence in dance, teaching and education. For over 116 years we’ve provided quality dance training across a diverse range of genres.Our Mission
For Life-long Progression
We provide a range of opportunities for our members to grow their teaching and inspire their students to excelEvents & Courses
Dance Education for all
With 6000 members in 59 countries we conduct over 120,000 examinations worldwide each year.Examinations
For your journey through Dance
We represent dance teachers and their communities. Membership of the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing is your passport to artistic and professional progression.Membership
We've received an award from the Government's Cultural Recovery Fund
We're pleased to announced the Society is among more than 2,700 recipients to benefit from the latest round of awards from the £1.57 billion Culture Recovery FundFind out more
Find useful guidance and advice to help you navigate your way through the Coronavirus pandemic.Learn More
The Mark of Quality
As a parent, how do you know that your child is being taught well, and in a safe environment? The Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing have put together a helpful checklist of things to consider when selecting your online class provider.Find out more
Sharing Success: A Student-Teacher Journey
To mark the end of Mental Health Awareness Week, we speak to Delia Sainsbury and her student of six years, Joshua Fowler.Learn More
CEO Ginny Brown on wellbeing
This week is Mental Health Awareness Week. We’ve spoken to our CEO Ginny Brown to find out how she incorporates good mental health and wellbeing into her work with the Society.Learn More
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Imperial Classical Ballet - Solo Performance Awards
Our annual Ballet Awards return in 2021 with a new online format. Open to all members.
Modern Theatre: Online Continuing Professional Development
Courses will cover the grades 4-6 Musical Theatre Progressions & Amalgamations, and Free Music for Intermediate.
Appreciating Diversity, Respecting Racial Equality
Join us as we open up honest conversations around racial equality, diversity and inclusion.
Cecchetti Classical Ballet - Scholars Auditions 2021
Auditions for entry into the Cecchetti Classical Ballet Scholarship Scheme.
Membership Matters - Monthly Talks with Guest Speaker: Parable Dance
Led by Parable Dance, this session will guide you in ensuring accessibility in dance classes.
Membership Matters - Monthly Talks with Guest Speaker: Terry Hyde
Join Terry Hyde for a discussion about mental health and the dancer.
Keep Dancing Safely - with Safe in Dance International (SIDI)
We are delighted to be welcoming SiDI to reflect upon the Department of Education Code of Practice and its application for best practice.
Do you have a space that inspires you to dance?
Take part in something global. Find out more on how you can take part in our exciting new Inspirational Spaces to Dance Challenge.Get involved
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