Membership Types

Provisional Membership

If you are working towards your Diploma in Dance Education (DDE) or Associate qualification then Provisional Membership is your first step to a career in teaching dance. 

Who can become a Provisional Member?

Aspiring Society qualified teachers looking to become Full Teaching members. Provisional Membership is also open to non Society qualified teachers looking to progress their careers.

What is the eligibility criteria?

Theatre Dance:  You must be aged 16 years and over and hold a vocational qualification from the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing. 

  • Intermediate
  • Advanced 1 
  • Advanced 2 

Dancesport: You must be aged 16 years and over and hold the student teacher qualification. 

Non Society qualified? If you are aged 16 years and over, you can apply for Provisional Membership by submitting your CV and cover letter. Your application will be reviewed for approval by the relevant Faculty Board.

Member Benefits 

  • Discounts on advertising in Dance magazine and in the classified advertising section of the website
  • Dance Magazine issued three times a year (subscription worth £25 UK and EU/ International £30)
  • 5% discount in the Society shop (applied automatically when logged into the member area) 
  • Access to CPD courses and events
  • Access to Faculty Facebook Groups for top-tips and advice 
  • Access to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Vetting Scheme

Membership fees

Membership runs from 1 April to 31 March but you can join us at any time throughout the year. Please note there is a one off enrolment fee payment of £10 per application.

Provisional subscription Rate from 1 April to 31 March
International including EU£67

Concessionary rates are available in extenuating circumstances, please contact membership@istd.org for more information.

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