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Workshops

Cecchetti Day 2022

Join other Cecchetti Classical Ballet teachers for a day of celebration in the centenary year of the Faculty.

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Royal Ballet School, 46 Floral Street Covent Garden, London WC2E 9DA

Sunday 22 May

Awards

Modern Theatre - Janet Cram Awards 2022

These renowned awards return in a hybrid format; featuring online heats and a live final. Entries are now closed.

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Heats: Online, Finals: The Greenwood Theatre, London

Monday 23 May

Online courses

Online: Contemporary CPD - Intermediate Foundation

Join our contemporary lecturer for a three-day course learning the full Intermediate Foundation syllabus.

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Online

Monday 23 May

In-studio courses

In-Studio: Imperial Ballet CPD - London 2022

Join the Imperial Ballet Faculty back in the studio for 'Intermediate vocabulary analysis and alternative variation number 2' course.

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ISTD HQ

Wednesday 1 Jun

Workshops

Cecchetti Classical Ballet: Scholars Audition 2022

Audition for the Cecchetti Classical Ballet Scholars Scheme to receive free weekly ballet lessons. Auditions take place 18 June.

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Arts Educational Schools, 14 Bath Road, London, W4 1LW

Saturday 18 Jun

Competitions

DFR Area Competitions

Regional competitions for Disco, Freestyle and Rock 'n' Roll dancers.

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Various

Sunday 19 Jun

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Online: June and July CPD

Join the Education and Training Team in June and July for Online CPD.

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Online

Saturday 25 Jun

Awards

Imperial Classical Ballet - Solo Performance Awards 2022

Annual awards for pupils of ISTD Teachers. Entries are now closed. Video submissions are due 16 May.

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Online

Monday 27 Jun

Competitions

International Modern Theatre Awards 2022

Online competition designed for our international members, celebrating the Modern Theatre genre. Entries are now closed. Video submissions due...

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Online

Friday 1 Jul

Online courses

Safeguarding and Best Practice CPD Training (July)

Invest two hours over two sessions and update your safeguarding knowledge.

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Online

Friday 15 Jul

Testimonial

"We are committed to supporting teachers in building a sustainable and rewarding career."

GINNY BROWN

Chief Executive