ABD Admin

ABD Admin

Address1st Floor South Side, The Old Bus Station, 401 Elder Gate, Milton Keynes MK9 1LR

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To book your place:



Tuesday, 10 July 2018 14:43

Congress Dinner & Dance 2018

Tickets are now available to book here:


Friday, 04 May 2018 17:39

Modern Jazz & Acrobatic

Birmingham and the dates are: Mon to Friday August 20th to 24th 2018.

Friday, 04 May 2018 17:37

Ballroom & Latin

Friday, 04 May 2018 17:36

Ballroom & Latin Congress 2018

7th October 2018 for the UK National Associated Board of Dance Medallist of the Year.

Venue: Holiday Inn, Smallbrook Queensway, Birmingham B5.  Doors open at 10am, first round 10.30am.

Tickets are £18 pp and available from principals.

Please contact Peter Nash, Ballroom President, with any queries @ This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Wednesday, 13 December 2017 14:08

Contemporary Teacher Training

This brand new syllabus has been written by Miss Clare Palethorpe who is an expert in Contemporary Dance and has been an AQA Examination Board moderator for the GCSE dance syllabus from 2006 to present.

The course is open to non-members also.

The syllabus is graded from Grades 1 to 5 and then follows on into the Associate teaching qualification – AABD. This syllabus is accredited by the "Board of Dance Qualifications & Training (BDQT).

Times: Usually 10am to 4pm – Bring water a packed lunch and a towel

Fee for the day: £55

CPD Points Awarded: 5 points

If you would like to attend, it is important that you book a place with the ABD office ASAP as places are limited. 

Click here to register for a Contemporary Course Levels 1, 2 & 3

Click here to register for a Contemporary Course Levels 4 & 5

Click here to register for the 2 Day Associate Course

There are 3 methods of payment:

Cheques made payable to ABD Ltd and sent to address above

Bank transfer: Sort Code: 20-07-71    A/C No: 40362611 – please state who you are on the form

Please feel free to contact the office if you have any queries:

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Tel: 0121 288 4166 (Answered from 10am till 4pm)

Thursday, 02 November 2017 18:30

Seven Day Associate Teacher Training Course

Associated Board of Dance is offering a seven day Associate teacher training course, leading to the Associate Teaching Qualification, AABD.

Running over seven Sundays leading up to and preparing you for the ABD Summer School (20th to 24th August 2018), which is a 5-day intensive course whereupon completing the course you can take the Associate qualification in either or a combination of Ballet, Tap and Modern Jazz at the end of the week.
The course will be run in the Midlands.

The Sunday dates are Jan 28th, Feb 25th, March 25th, April 29th, May 27th, June 24th, July 29th.

The times will be 10 am until 3 pm

Fees are £60 per day payable in two instalments of £210.

The first payment due on or before Monday 8th January 2018. Second payment due Monday, April 9th.

Summer School Fees are £300 for the week (not including examination fees) and need to be paid by August 6th.

All classes are taken by co-chief examiners Colin Lang FABD and Joanne Sullivan FABD.

For further information and to book this course please contact the office on 0121 288 4166 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

If you wish to book for this course please click the link and complete the application form; places are limited.

Wednesday, 19 July 2017 15:05

ABD Northern Ireland Festival of Dance 2018

October 13th &14th

Foyle Arena 2, Limavady Rd, Londonderry BT47 6JY

Closing dates for Entries 31st August 2018

You can pay for your entries here:


Friday, 03 February 2017 13:32

TDCI Welsh Theatre Dance Championships 2018

ABD are proud to announce they have been granted the "Theatre Dance Council International" - TDCI Welsh Theatre Dance Championships!
They are in the following categories: Modern, Tap, Ballet, Song & Dance - both Jnr. 10-13 and Snr. 14-17


They will be held at the ABD Welsh Festival of Dance on Sunday July 15th 2018 at the Pontypool Campus Blaendare Rd, Pontypool, Gwent, NP4 5YE.

The winners go to the "Champion of the Champs" competition - Seniors can win a £500 bursary at the finals.
All competitors must be registered with the TDCI as a competitor.

You must complete these 2 forms to enter:

You must register with the TDCI - Click here for registration form.

Competition Entry Form - Click to download

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It's never been easier to join the ABD

Why not become part of the fastest growing dance examination board in the UK.

We have a vibrant young membership and offer great teacher support and training courses throughout the country, as well as festivals, competitions and opportunities to perform in a professional environment.

If you are qualified with another association, you can transfer your qualifications to ABD without taking an examination. 

You can apply for your full membership here: Membership Application