For Dance Excellence
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
Dance Education for all
With 6000 members in 59 countries we conduct over 120,000 examinations worldwide each year.Examinations
For Life-long Progression
We provide a range of opportunities for our members to grow their teaching and inspire their students to excelEvents & Courses
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
Find out the latest developments on the pandemic and what this means for you and the Society.Learn More
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Remembering Miss Joan P. Hardy
We say goodbye to Miss Joan P. Hardy, a member of the organisation for almost 70 yearsLearn More
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Online Cecchetti Choreography Competition for Young Dancers
Create, film and submit choreography at home for a solo or duet.
Nurturing All Dancers: Understanding Difference in Dance
In partnership with 'icandance', we explore understanding difference in dance.
Developing Teaching & Learning to Reach the Primary Sector
A series of courses that explore teaching within the community and Primary sector.
Cecchetti Centre Sunday Online: Focus on Senior Certificate 1 & 2
Study aspects of the Senior Certificate 1 & 2 Classical Ballet Syllabi.
Modern Theatre: Online Continuing Professional Development
A must for anyone teaching Intermediate, DDE Unit 4 Tutors and their students and those studying Licentiate and Fellowship.
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
"We are committed to supporting teachers in building a sustainable and rewarding career."
The latest edition of Dance magazine explores the development of our new visual identity. While our new Patrons reveal their passion for dance.