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Dance Genres

The Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing is renowned for the wide variety of genre and style that we cover.

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Driving development and progression within each of these genres is a dedicated artistic team, faculty staff and committee members. Learn more about each genre below.

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Cecchetti Classical Ballet

The Cecchetti Method of Classical Ballet provides outstanding training for ballet dancers of all levels. We offer examinations, courses and performance events that provide recreational, vocational and professional training.

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Classical Greek

Developed by Ruby Ginner, in the early 20th century, Greek includes both athletic and lyrical styles.

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Classical Indian Dance

With a rich cultural history, Classical Indian Dance or South Asian Dance consists of various methods. We offer two - Bharatanatyam and Kathak.

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Contemporary Dance

Our recently developed syllabus is designed to educate, challenge and inspire both students and teachers.

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Disco, Freestyle & Rock 'n' Roll

One of the trendiest and most popular forms of dance in the UK today, DFR allows freedom of expression and musical interpretation.

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Imperial Classical Ballet

Developed by the Society in the 20th Century, Imperial Ballet promotes the English classical style and addresses the changing needs of dancers today.

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Latin American

The dance forms of Cha Cha Cha, Jive, Paso Doble, Rumba and Samba are couples dances which derived from Latin American countries.

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Modern Ballroom

This dance style includes several techniques such as the Waltz, Foxtrot, Quickstep and Ballroom Tango.

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Modern Theatre

Modern Theatre dance is a rhythmic dance style which originated in America before travelling to the rest of the world.

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National

This genre covers a wide range of European Folk Dance including Scottish, Finnish, Danish and English to name but a few. These traditional dances were developed by communities in the corresponding country and help provide a sense of community and awareness of others.

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Sequence

This dance genre gained its name from dances arranged in 16 bars of music, which is repeated. The styles performed in Sequence are Classical Sequence, Modern Sequence and Latin Sequence.

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Tap Dance

This has evolved as an American dance form, popularised throughout the world, with debate about its origins coming from African dance, Irish dance and/or clog dancing.

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Street Dance

With its roots in break-dancing and Hip Hop culture, it's namesake comes from the very place where it originally evolved.

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