Dance For All continues to reap recognition from prestigious dance industry organisations. Here are some of the awards we've earned and accreditations we've received.
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2016 Dance School of the Year (DSOTY) Gold winner

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DFA was again named Vocational Dance School of the Year (Gold) in the 2016 Anne Walker MBE Dance School of The Year (DSOTY) Award.

This is the second DSOTY award for DFA. In 2015 we also won the 2014 Dance School of the Year Award Vocational Category Winner in the same category during the awarding ceremony in July 2015.

“We are so proud to receive this recognition for our professional dance college, for the second year in a row, especially as we were up against schools from all over the UK! The judges were again impressed with the breadth of training we give our students and the high success rate of our graduates in winning professional dance contracts, not just across the dance spectrum, but around the world.”

“I am exceptionally proud of the DFA family—our weekly pupils and parents, incredible students and dedicated faculty and staff.” ~ Tracy Hawkes

Read more about the 2016 DSOTY award.

2014 Best Vocational Dance School of the Year

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The year 2015 was a momentous year for Dance For All. Aside from celebrating our 30th anniversary, we were also named Best Vocational Dance School at the IDS (International Dance Supplies) Dance School Of The Year Award, held in July 2015.

Read more about the 2014-15 award.

 Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) Accredited School

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One of the world’s most influential dance education organisations, the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD), was founded in 1920 and now has over 13,000 members in 79 countries worldwide.

With Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II as Patron and Darcey Bussell CBE as President, we are proud to be teaching the RAD Ballet syllibi to our students and pupils, who continue to delight us with being awarded Merits and Distinctions, up to Advanced 2 level.

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Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing (ISTD) Approved Dance Centre

Founded in 1904, the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing (ISTD) is one of the world’s leading dance examinations boards. President Mrs Peggy Spencer MBE oversees the institution which now has over 7,500 members in more than 75 countries around the world.

We are proud to be teaching the ISTD Diplomas in Dance Instruction & Dance Education to our students training to be dance teachers and the ISTD Tap, Modern & National syllibi to our students and pupils, who continue to delight us with being awarded Merits and Distinctions, up to Advanced 2 level.

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Scotland’s only Spanish Dance Society (SDS) training centre

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The Spanish Dance Society (SDS) is world’s largest society for the advancement of Spanish dance in all its forms. Founded in 1965, it is now represented in more than a dozen countries across five continents, with co-founder Dame Marina Keet as International Honorary President.

We are proud to be the only Spanish Dance Society training centre in Scotland and our students and pupils continue to delight us at their examinations and with every performance.

Visit the SDS website >

Affiliated with Edinburgh College

Our course is run in collaboration with Edinburgh College. This enables our students to access student funding for the NC (National Certificate) Level 6, HNC (Higher National Certificate) and HND (Higher National Diploma) components of our course and additional student services, while benefiting from the unique atmosphere and additional training of a dedicated dance school.

Find out more about our Professional Course.

 

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