Who We Are

The Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing is one of the world’s leading dance examination boards with the widest range of dance genres available. We are a registered educational charity, supporting and training our members through a wide variety of courses, teaching syllabi and techniques.

Our Mission

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.

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Coronavirus Guidance

Find useful guidance and advice to help you navigate your way through the Coronavirus pandemic.

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Dance at home: What to watch

Lacking inspiration? Browse a range of free dance performances to watch at home

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Box Dance is back

Our creative Box Dance initiative is here to keep you dancing at home

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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.

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Dance Magazine

The latest edition of Dance magazine explores the development of our new visual identity. While our new Patrons reveal their passion for dance.


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