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Theatre Faculties Congress 2013

Theatre Faculties Congress 2013

16 September 2013

Announcing the full line-up for Congress on Sunday 1st Dec at Sadler's Wells!

The ISTD’s Theatre Congress is always an action-packed day of dance and this year promises to be another exhilarating event with two different programmes for students and teachers, to be held at Sadler’s Wells, Rosebery Avenue, London EC1R 4TN.

Classes and demonstrations include Jazz, Bollywood, Hip-Hop, Contemporary, Imperial and Cecchetti Classical Ballet. Lecturers will include Alan Burkitt, Anne Donnelly, Carrie-Anne Ingrouille, Hope Keelan, Mandy Montanez and Kalabhavan Nice. The event will also be attended by special guest and ISTD Grand Council member, Robert Cohan, and will conclude with a showcase featuring a variety of performers including Lauretta Summerscales and Max Westwell.

IDS logoWe are delighted this year to be supported by International Dance Supplies (IDS).



Programme – Teachers’ Course

Classes will take place in the Lilian Baylis Studio Theatre.

10:30 – 11:30 ISTD Grade 5 Tap demonstration

11:30 – 12:30 Jazz master class (performed by invited students)

12:30 – 13:30 Break (light refreshments will be served on the mezzanine)

13:30 – 14:45 Classical Ballet Masterclass for Imperial and Cecchetti Scholars at Grade 4/5 level

15:00 – 15:15 Presentation of awards

15:30 Showcase including contributions by the Theatre Faculties, ISTD award winning dancers, Bollywood, Chinese Classical Dance, performance by Alan Burkitt, and performance by Lauretta Summerscales and Max Westwell.

Programme – Students’ Course

Students must be 14 years or over and working at Intermediate standard in at least one genre. Classes will take place in the Ashton Studio.

10:15 – 11:15 Hip-Hop class

11:30 – 12:30 Bollywood class

12:30 – 13:15 Break

13:15 – 14:15 Audition Technique

14:30 – 15:45 Contemporary class

16:00 – 17:00 Ballet class

Registration for both the teacher and student programmes commences at 9.30am. Food and drink is available for purchase at the Sadler’s Wells cafe, which will be open from 9.30am to 4.00pm.

How to Book

Advanced booking is essential and places will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. Book by 31st October and take advantage of an early bird offer of £25. From 1st November places can be booked at £30 per person. Both ISTD members and non-members are welcome.

Please click here to download Theatre Congress (Students) Booking form.

Please click here to download Theatre Congress (Teachers) Booking form.

Please submit the completed Booking forms to Education & Training Department  on 020 7247 8309 (fax) or post to the ISTD HQ. 

Alternatively please contact the Education & Training Department on +44 (0)20 7377 1577 (option 3) or email edugeneralassistant@istd.org. 


Read about what happened at the 2012 Congress.

Theatre Faculties 2012 review 462 - photos



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