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This genre covers a wide range of European Folk Dance including Scottish, Finnish, Danish and English to name but a few. These traditional dances were developed by communities in the corresponding country and help provide a sense of community and awareness of others.

Changes to Licentiate and Fellowship Entry and Requirements (effective since January 2016)

Bursary Awards Information
Bursary Award Competitors will be drawn from winners of the Grandison Clark Awards 2016 upon recommendation from the National Dance Faculty.

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ISTD Syllabus Outlines  

Download the National syllabus from the theatre dance syllabus page.

Teachers are reminded that in the Revised Vocational Graded Syllabus three Balkan dances are to be presented. If the following countries are chosen there are to be three dances shown from each:
Intermediate Foundation – Serbia
Intermediate – Romania
Advanced 1 – Macedonia/Croatia
Advanced 2 – Bulgaria 

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