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Board of Trustees (The council)

The Board of Trustees is responsible for policy, and financial resilience and together with the Senior Leadership Team set the strategic direction for the Society. The Trustees are supported by three sub-committees: Finance and General Purposes Committee, Audit and Risk Committee, and Nominations and Governance Committee.

There are 12 Trustees and they are elected on rotation; one-third every three years. Trustee Council meetings take place quarterly, and these meetings are chaired by the Chair of the Trustees.

Find out who's on the board.

Senior Leadership Team

The Senior Leadership Team, headed up by Chief Executive Officer Ginny Brown, represents the directorates of the Society. This team brings expertise to the delivery of the organisations strategy, ensuring the goals of the Society are met.

Find out who's on the team.

Faculty Committees

The Faculty Committees are responsible for the development of their genres, through courses and syllabi updates, as well as various competitions, scholarship awards and other activities. Faculty Committees are elected by a ballot of their members every three years.

Find out about the committees.

Grand Council

The Grand Council comprises celebrated dancers and education specialists; who advocate for the Society and the benefit of dance for all.

Find out about the Grand Council.


Our patrons

Our patrons are a diverse and inspiring group of individuals who act as our ambassadors for the dance community and raise awareness of the work we do for the dance industry worldwide.

Meet our Patrons


Our strategic plan 2022 - 2027

Our strategic plan is now available, outlining our vision, values, and strategy until 2027.

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Rules and Articles of Association

The Rules and Standing Orders are made by the Council of the Society under powers set out in the Articles of Association. The aim is to regulate and promote the smooth and efficient conduct of the activities of the Society.


Rules and Standing Orders     Articles of Association



Annual reports

The annual reports give an overview of the Society's activities and financial statements.

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"The Society has created a clear growth strategy, which puts our teacher members at the heart of everything we do."


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