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Commercial Course - Inter, Advanced & Professional Levels
This course was written by Josh Wharmby

Sunday 2nd June 2019, Arabesque Dance Academy, Broome Avenue, Gt. Barr, Birmingham, B43 5AL.


Fee £60 Times 10am - 2pm. 


CPD Points awarded. Certified Course.

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5 intensive days of training leading to the 'Associated Board of Dance' Associate Teaching Qualification. AABD

This course covers Grades 1 to 5 and Advanced Foundation.

Dates: April 8th - 12th 2019

Venue: Junior Grammar School, Limassol & Myria Styliano Dance School, Limassol

Times: 9am to 12:30 pm

Fee: €200 for 5 Days

Price does not include Examination Fee.

Click here to book. or for more information email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or phone 00 44 121 288 4166

 

Thursday, 03 January 2019 15:11

TDCI Central England Championships 2019

Please ensure that you send off for you 2019 membership direct to the TDCI as without this you will not be eligible.

The date of our championship is: Sunday 10th March
 
Returning again are our Midlands Championships in both Junior and Senior Modern and Tap.

Championship entries are £10 per subject
 
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Once you have completed your entry form please email it to the ABD office: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 
Thursday, 13 December 2018 13:37

Upcoming Ballroom Events for 2019

2nd March - ABD Southern Area Medallist of the Year at Rayleigh Essex.  Please speak to Peter Nash or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to email Peter

13th April - ABD North East Yorkshire Area Medallist of the Year.  Venue TBC.  Please speak to Bryony Fielding or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to email Bryony

June - ABD Midlands Area Invitational Day.  Further details to be confirmed.  Please speak to Mark Elsbury or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to email Mark

13th July - ABD Central Scotland and North West England Invitational Day.  Further details to be confirmed.  Please speak to Antonio Franchitti or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to email Antonio

18th August - ABD Inventive Dance Day.  Further details please speak to Gaynor Fielding or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to email Gaynor

6th October - ABD UK National Medallist of the Year. BCEC, Birmingham.  Further details please speak to Peter Nash  or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to email Peter
 

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

Running over seven Sundays you can then take the Associate examination in Contemporary.

Nicholson School of Dance

Address11, Minerva Works, 158 Fazeley St, Birmingham B5 5RT

When:

2nd Sunday of each month.
Each class will be 10am to 4pm - Please bring a towel and a packed lunch. 

January 13th, February 10th, March 10th, April 14th, May 12th, June 9th, July 14th

Payment:

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

The first payment due on or before Wednesday 2nd January 2019. Second payment due Monday, April 1st.

Register and pay with this link - Registration

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.

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

Contemporary Advanced Foundation DUBLIN
When: Sun, 19th May 2019,
10:00 – 16:00
Fee: £65
Where: Charlestown, Dublin, Ireland (map)
 
 

Contemporary 4-5 BELFAST
When: Sun, 19th May 2019,
10:00 – 16:00
Fee: £65
Where: 36A Belfast Rd, Newtownards BT23 4TT (map)
 
 

Contemporary 4-5 EDINBURGH
When: Sun, 15 September 2019,
10:00 – 16:00
Fee £65
Where: Dance For All, 106 St Stephen St, Edinburgh EH3 5AQ, UK (map)
 
 

Contemporary 7 Day Associate Teacher Training
When: Jan 27th, Feb 24th, March 31st, April 28th, May 26th, June 30th, July 28th.
10:00 – 15:00
Fee £60 Per Day
Where: Arabesque Dance Acadamy, Broome Ave, Birmingham B43 5AL (map)
 

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: £65

CPD Points Awarded: 5 points


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 9am till 4pm)

 

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

Running over seven Sundays you can choose one subject of either Ballet, Tap or Modern Jazz - This course has been designed as a foundation for the 5-day intensive summer school for teachers with no prior knowledge of ABD syllabi.

You may feel confident enough to learn an additional subject during the Summer School - please discuss this with your teachers and they can advise you on an individual basis.

These seven Sundays are leading up to and preparing you for the ABD Summer School 19th to 23rd August 2019, 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 27th, Feb 24th, March 31st, April 28th, May 26th, June 30th, July 28th.

The times will be 10 am until 3 pm

Fees are £60 per day payable in two installments.


VENUE: ARABESQUE DANCE ACADEMY

AddressBroome Ave, Birmingham B43 5AL

The times will be 10 am until 3 pm

Bring all of the necessary Programmes of Study, a notepad and packed lunch. Any questions please call the office on 0121 288 4166. 


You can pay and register with this link: Registration

The first payment due on or before Monday 7th January 2019. Second payment due Monday, April 8th.

Summer School Fees are £300 for the week (not including examination fees) and need to be paid by August 5th.

Associate Exam Fee is £116.00

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.

Friday, 03 February 2017 13:25

ABD Welsh Festival of Dance 2019

Sat 15th & 16th June, 22nd & 23rd, 29th & 30th 

TDCI Championship event – 23rd June

ENTRIES IN BY END OF FEBRUARY - Please note the increased fee for solo entries which is now £4.50

We would like all of your entries as a priority before the end of February with payment invoices being sent out early April. It is imperative that we get these entries prompt so that we can issue a timetable as soon as possible. Please note, entries will not be accepted unless they are on the spreadsheet attached.
I have attached below the entry spreadsheet and prospectus.

Returning again are our Welsh Championships in both Junior and Senior Modern, Tap and Song & Dance. We are NOT hosting Ballet championships this year.

Championship entries are £10 per subject.

Please ensure that you send off for you 2019 membership direct to the TDCI as without this you will not be able to be picked!

The date of our championship is: Sunday 23rd June.
 
Click to download
 
 
 
 
Venue address:
Coleg Gwent 
Pontypool Campus
Blaendare Road
Pontypool
NP4 5YE

Look forward to hearing from you!

DOWNLOAD LINKS BELOW - PROSPECTUS AND ENTRY FORMS

Thursday, 01 December 2016 16:44

Peter Nash - Ballroom President

Peter joined ABD 4 years ago and was instrumental in setting up the ABD Ballroom Southern Area and currently holds the position of Chairman.

Peter is a Fellow & Examiner of the ABD.

Under Peter’s chairmanship, the Southern Region has been extremely busy and successful holding competitions and events leading onto Southern Area scholarships being awarded to competitors and pupils of the Southern Region members.

Peter represents the ABD at the British Dance Council Board of Directors'  & Teachers' Committee meetings.

Peter is in great demand as a Judge and spends a lot of his time travelling up and down the country recommending ABD to fellow dancers.

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