Membership

Why Become a Member?

Inspire the next generation of dancers

Join our community of members across the world in the pursuit of excellence in dance, teaching and education but also for a joy of performing.

 

Both Grades and Vocational grades are progressively structured to ensure the level of technique is within the grasp of students in the designated age ranges so enabling an understanding of the skills involved, a sense of artistry, musicality, and the development of confidence to enable communication with others and an audience.

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Membership Categories

Student Membership

Student Membership

Student Membership is awarded on successful completion of Intermediate examination in any genre. 

 

Please contact ptdenquiries@msn.com for further information.

Pre-Registered Teachers

Pre-Registered Teachers

Teachers who have gained Intermediate level but have not yet qualified as a dance teacher with any society may become Pre-Registered.

 

Pre-Registered members may only enter students for examinations up to Intermediate level. 

 

Pre-Registered members would be expected to take a Student Teacher or Associate qualification within three years.

Please contact ptdenquiries@msn.com for further information.

Student Teacher

Student Teacher

This membership is awarded on successful completion of a Student Teaching Examination in any chosen genre.

The minimum age for exam entry is 16 years.

Candidates must have passed the intermediate exam in that particular genre, and have a minimum of 6 months teaching experience under supervision with a qualified member of the PTD.

Please contact ptdenquiries@msn.com for further information.

Affiliate

Affiliate

Any teacher who is qualified with another society or organisation and can provide copies of their certificates.

 

Any teacher who has gained Professional Status in Dance and has a minimum of two years teaching experience may apply for Affiliate Membership. (e.g. teachers who have danced with a Professional Company and have specialist teaching knowledge).

 

 An Affiliate Member may enter pupils for examinations.  

Please contact ptdenquiries@msn.com for further information.

Associate

Associate (APTD)

On successful completion of the Associate Examination in the chosen genre, members are awarded APTD status.

The minimum age for entry is 18 years. Candidates must hold the Intermediate certificate in the chosen genre and have at least 1 years teaching experience under supervision.

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Licentiate

Licentiate (LPTD)

Licentiate membership is awarded on successful completion of the Licentiate Examination.

The Minimum age for entry is 21 years.

Members must have passed the Advanced Foundation Examination in the chosen genre and Associate status must be held for a minimum of 2 years.

Please contact ptdenquiries@msn.com for further information.

Why join us?

PTD members benefit from:

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Prestigious professional qualifications

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Training Courses and Seminars

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Access to an examination service to complement and support your business

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Access to Local Area Workshops

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Discounts Granted to Teachers