This is the highest teaching qualification offered by the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing. It builds further on the skills and experienced gained through the Licentiate qualification.  You are expected to show a depth and breadth of technical knowledge and artistry as well as a high standard of teaching.


In order to apply to take the Fellowship exam you need to have one of the following:

Theatre Dance - You must have passed the Licentiate or Level 6 DDP qualification in the relevant genre and have passed the Advanced 2 examination in the relevant genre.
Dancesport - You must have held the Licentiate in the relevant genre for a minimum of three years.


Training will normally take place with an experienced examiner. You can also look out for our Continual Professional Development courses run during spring and summer programmes by the Education and Training Department with our experienced lecturers and examiners.

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Progressing your journey

After successful completion, you can apply to train as an examiner for the relevant Faculty. 

You now hold the highest qualification of the society but if you would like to consider further study you might like to consider an MA in Professional Practice, Dance Technique Pedagogy.