ISTD Teacher Training

New London Performing Arts Centre is accredited and approved to offer professional Dance teaching qualifications with the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing (ISTD).

ISTD Diploma In Dance Education (DDE)

Level 4 Qualification

This qualification is the initial dance teacher training giving the learner the full DDE qualification and allows them to apply for full membership of the ISTD.

This route is suitable for students who wish to teach ISTD syllabus in Tap, Imperial Classical Ballet Or Modern Theatre in private dance schools, or for those who would like to set up their own dance school or classes.

Gaining this level 4 qualification allows learners to enter children for examinations under full ISTD membership. Students can study this course from the age of 17 (in year 1. Students must be able to perform at Intermediate level in the genre they wish to study.

This qualification is offered as a two-year, part-time course of study. However, it can be completed sooner if students have previously completed units  r have qualifications which exempt them from certain units.

Please contact Susan James – for more information and to apply.