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London Centre

We will be holding London Centre examinations in the Summer term at ISTD HQ and Central London venues between Sunday 2 June and Wednesday 3 July 2024.

To help us accommodate your exam request, please be as flexible as possible with the dates you provide so that we can accommodate your request. Please provide at least one alternative exam date on the application (if applicable for your genre).

Modern Theatre/Tap
Grades and Class Examinations
2, 22 & 23 June at ISTD HQ*

Modern Theatre/Tap
Vocational Grades / DDE (Unit 4) / Licentiate / Fellowship
6, 12, 13, & 19 June at ISTD HQ*

Imperial Classical Ballet
Grades and Class Examinations
15 & 16 June at ISTD HQ*

Imperial Classical Ballet
Vocational Grades / DDE (Unit 4) / Licentiate / Fellowship
TBC

Cecchetti Ballet
Grades / Class Examinations / Vocational Grades / DDE (Unit 4) / Licentiate / Fellowship
TBC

Classical Indian Dance – Bharatanatyam
Grades – Vocational
3 July at ISTD HQ*

Classical Indian Dance – Kathak
Grades – Vocational
26 June at ISTD HQ*

Contemporary
Vocational Grades
6 June at ISTD HQ*

 

Application process and timeline:
Please email ukdanceteachers@istd.org to request an application form.
For all exam entries application forms must be returned to us by 15 April.
We will contact you regarding your allocated exam time/s by 26 April.
The payment deadline for all genres is 2 May.

*ISTD HQ studio dimensions are 9.9m (length) x 7.95m (depth).

 

Regional Centres

Bristol

Modern Theatre/Tap
Grades and Class Examinations
15 July

Modern Theatre/Tap
Vocational Grades
16 July

Imperial Classical Ballet
Grades and Class Examinations
17 July

Imperial Classical Ballet
Vocational Grades
18 July

Southampton

Modern Theatre/Tap
Grades – Vocational
16 June

Imperial Classical Ballet
Grades – Vocational
16 June

 

Application process and timeline:
Please email ukdanceteachers@istd.org to request an application form.

Once we have received your application it will be passed to the relevant Centre Organiser who will collate the timetable.
The closing date for entries is 29th April (Southampton) and 3rd June (Bristol).

We will contact you regarding your allocated exam time/s approximately four to six weeks before the examination dates.
Payment will be required as soon as the timetable is released.

 

Tours

Application process and timeline:
Applications must be made through Quest by the closing dates below. Please calculate the days you require using the new rules on exam groupings.

To help us accommodate your request please be as flexible as possible. You will need to provide us with any exam dates you cannot do, and at least three preferred and three alternative exam dates. If you require more than one day of exams, please list as many available dates as possible.

All fees and timetables must be submitted no later than four weeks prior to the exam date(s).

Scotland Summer Tour
Closing date for Central Scotland (Edinburgh/Glasgow) applications – 15 March
Closing date for Northern Scotland (Aberdeen) applications – 25 March

Scotland Central (Edinburgh/Glasgow)
20 May – 5 June

Scotland Northern (Aberdeen)
3 June – 14 June

Channel Islands Summer Tour
Closing date for Channel Island applications – 22 April

Jersey & Guernsey
24 June – 5 July

For any further enquiries please contact ukdanceteachers@istd.org.

If you wish to book exams outside of the tour dates, you will need to ensure that you have at least two days of exams in a single genre (or Modern with Tap). Please note that the dates must be consecutive, and the minimum daily fee must be met per day of exams you hold.