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UK regional update meetings

Join your local UK ISTD Regional Representative for our new termly member update meetings. These meetings will give you...

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Sunday 11 Dec


Medallist Series 2022/23

Members who are currently entering pupils for ISTD Ballroom, Latin American and Sequence medals are eligible to take part...

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Sunday 15 Jan


Theatre Bursary Awards Performance

Join our Theatre Faculties for a performance that celebrates the exceptional talent of young ISTD dancers with special guest...

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Kenneth More Theatre Oakfield Road Ilford IG1 1BT

Sunday 19 Feb

In studio courses

Modern Theatre Intensive Training - Sydney, Australia

Join the Education and Training team for an intensive 5-day Modern Theatre CPD event in Sydney, Australia.

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North Balgowlah School of Dance,10 Bardoo Avenue, North Balgowlah NSW 2093

Wednesday 12 Apr


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