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Saturday 8 July, 10:00-17:00 (6 CPD hours)
Modern Theatre - New grade 4 and 5 floor sequences with progressions 
Lecturer: Cheryl Gill

This course introduces the new Floor sequences in grade 4 and 5 using progressions that can be used in class to build up to the set arrangements. This course is essential for anyone teaching graded syllabus exams as well as tutors working on or delivering DDE, Associate or Associate Diploma. Delegates will have a revision of existing graded 4 and 5 Floor exercises found in the Limbering section with EDI updates for option A and B. Learn progressions in grade 4 and 5 that will prepare your candidates strength, articulation, and transitions through the floor. Learn choreographed settings of new Floor sequences in grade 4 and 5, and consider how the same building blocks have been established in earlier grades and evaluate the movement pathways fundamental to the development of Floor work and falls at the higher graded levels.

Sunday 9 July, 10:00-17:00 (6 CPD hours)
Modern Theatre - Revise and regenerate part 2 - Conclusion of intermediate syllabus options A and B with new music playlist 
Lecturer: Cheryl Gill

A practical revision of ALL 3 set amalgamations, Press-ups and Floor sequence from options A and B, using free music playlists and analysis of dance movement vocabulary contained in combination steps and free work. As the entry exam for the ISTD teaching qualifications, this course is designed for anyone teaching Intermediate modern particularly DDE Tutors delivering unit 3 and unit 4. The analysis of this work is essential for anyone working on, or training candidates for Associate and Associate Diploma. This course references the roots established in previous syllabi that build up to the technical and artistic components outlined in the Intermediate and will consider how they are developed in the higher vocational syllabi making it ideal for those wishing to revise updates of the Intermediate when preparing for Licentiate and Fellowship. Delegates will revise ALL amalgamations - Jazz A and Jazz B (previously known as boys amalgamation) and percussive amalgamation. Analyse technical and artistic component of dance movements vocabulary in combination steps. Explore creative ideas for the use of dance vocabulary in free work and discuss ways that free music and current music trends can enhance the original musical interpretation and artistic dynamics of the set amalgamations and free work in class.

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Times and dates

Please note that all course dates and times are stated in Central European Time. Courses will include time for breaks; however, the exact timing of this break may vary from course to course.

Closing dates

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In the instance of a change to availability, we may need to find an alternative lecturer (than the one originally scheduled) to lead a course. This will not affect the content covered in the course.

CPD hours

All hours stated next to each course refer to the earned CPD hours. This will be reflected on each certificate of attendance that you will receive.

Waiting list 

If a course you wish to attend has sold out, please contact us via email to be added to the waiting list.

Further questions

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Booking terms and conditions

All fees must be paid in full, with cleared funds, before bookings close for the course. Delegates may only attend once payment has been made. Payment will not be accepted on the day of the course unless under exceptional mitigating circumstances where this has been formally agreed by Education and Training.


Cancellations must be made via email to

  • For any cancellations made less than 21 days before the event, the ISTD will retain 50% of the total booking fee.
  • For any cancellations made less than 14 days before the event, the ISTD will retain 75% of the total booking fee.
  • For any cancellations made less than 7 days before the event, the ISTD will retain the total booking fee.

Under exceptional circumstances or where a doctor’s certificate is provided a full or partial refund may be given at the discretion of the Education and Training department.

In the event that event delivery is affected by a local lockdown or any other force majeure, we will do our best to make alternative arrangements in order to ensure the course can go ahead. However, if this is not possible, delegates will be contacted and offered a refund or a credit note.

Where the attendee tests positive for Covid-19, via a PCR or lateral flow test, and the period of compulsory self-isolation means they are unable to attend the event - a full credit note will be issued. Credit note is to be used within 24 months of the event date and refunds will not be issued.

Delegates are advised to book refundable travel and/or accommodation, as the ISTD will not refund any incurred costs if the event does not take place.

This does not affect your statutory rights.

Further Information

Certificates of attendance will be sent to each delegate via email as a PDF document, after the CPD event has taken place. The CPD hours on the certificate will reflect the time attended by the participant with time deducted for late arrival or early departure from the session.

The Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing has the right to refuse bookings on the grounds of health and safety.

Course delegates are responsible for their own personal property and safety. 

The Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing reserves the right to record any CPD for the purpose of further training.

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