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The Society is one of the world's leading dance examination boards with the widest range of dance genres available. We are a registered educational charity, supporting and training our members through a variety of courses, teaching syllabi and techniques.

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Online courses

Building your business

Join the Education and Training team in our final free session, designed help you build your business and upskill...

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Thursday 18 Aug

Online courses

Online: Summer Programme

Join the Education and Training team for the annual Teachers’ Summer programme of Continuing Professional Development.

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Friday 19 Aug

In-studio courses

In-studio: Exploring creative dance for schools and communities

Following on from summer school, join us on this session designed to upskill teachers to reach new audiences in...

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Sunday 4 Sep


DFR Area Competitions

Regional competitions for Disco, Freestyle and Rock 'n' Roll dancers.

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Sunday 11 Sep


Dance Exchange 2022

All dance teachers can network, expand their knowledge and learn something new at this in person day of dance....

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The Elgiva Theatre, St Marys Way, Chesham, HP5 1HR

Sunday 18 Sep


Membership Matters: In conversation with Lucy McCrudden (Dance Mama)

Join speaker Lucy McCrudden in this session focusing on how to support parents working within the dance sector.

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Thursday 22 Sep

Online courses

Online: September and October CPD

Join the Education and Training Team in September and October for online CPD.

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Friday 23 Sep


Day of Dance

Join us at the Arts Educational School in Chiswick for a cross-genre day of classes and more.

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ArtsEd, 14 Bath Road, Chiswick London W4 1LY

Sunday 30 Oct


Tap Fest 2022

A full day of Tap Dance! Teachers and students from across the UK can join us in Preston for...

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Preston College, St Vincents Rd, Fulwood, Preston PR2 8UR

Sunday 6 Nov


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