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AMP - Adventures In Motion Pictures, now KDM - Producing and managing the very best in live theatre. Diversity and quality are the key to KDM's approach to theatrical production. With a management team who have both a formidable track record and over forty years of combined experience in the industry, KDM is a major player in its field.

The Arts Educational School - Chiswick, an independent co-educational specialist day school (ISA) for 8-16 year olds. Students are also able go on to A/AS Level courses with the Arts Educational School.

Arts Educational School - Tring Park, Hertfordshire. Specialist Performing Arts and Academic School

Artsworld is a unique digital television channel and website for everyone who enjoys the arts. We show, talk about and write about the whole world of the arts including classical music, dance, opera, jazz, the visual arts, design, architecture, cinema, literature and theatre., the site about all things ballet and dance in the UK - and beyond.

Ballet Instructor. The ballet instructor website. If you are a ballet school in the UK, then here is the opportunity to increase your success by getting extra business through the internet.

BBC Web guide to non-BBC arts web sites

The British Ballet Organisation is committed to providing high quality dance education and teacher training for all through its syllabi, examinations, music and resources.

The Benesh Institute is making a unique and valuable contribution to the development of dance. Its translation of today's dances in a fixed form represents our best hope of placing dance on an equal footing with the other arts.

Birmingham Royal Ballet. Booking facility and information on the Company's history, includes biographies of the dancers and information on Education, Sponsorship and Friends, the Royal Ballet Sinfonia and healthcare for dancers!

Fewster Cecchetti Scholarship

The Council for Dance Education and Training (CDET) promotes excellence in dance education and training. It accredits courses at vocational dance schools, advocates on behalf of the private dance training and teaching communities and provides a comprehensive information service about dance education and training.

Now in its 17th Year, Ballet Central is one of Britain's most popular touring dance companies. Audiences get a chance to spot the dance stars of the future when the young dancers perform their new and exciting programme, dancing plenty of styles ranging from BALLET to CONTEMPORARY and JAZZ DANCE, guaranteed to suit all tastes.

Dance 4 is the National Dance Agency based at PreSet in Nottingham. Firmly established as a leading national centre of dance activity, Dance 4 commissions and produces new dance work and manages the annual NOTT Dance Festival and Dance Blitz, workshop festival.

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Danceart is a business dedicated to the creation of dance related artwork and to providing the best dance themed web destination.

Dance Links, an extremely comprehensive list of ballet companies on the web.

Dance Magazine, founded in 1927, is the most trusted and authoritative journal in the dance field.

Danceweb an interactive directory for all UK dance enthusiasts, covering most dance styles. It will help you find a Dance Class or School, a Dance Product / Service Supplier or a Web Resource (such as a Chat Room).

Dance East , the National Dance Agency for the East of England

Dance Europe Magazine. Going places other dance magazines don't go . . .

Dance Expression Magazine is a glossy monthly magazine covering all forms of dance and appealing to all ages. Read by dance students, teachers, professional dancers, amateur dancers and dance audiences throughout the UK.

Dance Northwest, a national dance agency partnership serving the north west of England.

Dance Theatre Journal is the UK's leading contemporary dance magazine. Published four times a year, Dance Theatre Journal contains reviews, features, interviews and in-depth discussions by leading dance writers and artists, as well as talented new writers.

The Dancing Times has been serving the dance world and all who care about dancing ever since October 1910. The world's oldest dance publication, its circulation and its readership are world wide.

DanceXchange, the National Dance Agency for Birmingham and the West Midlands.

Founded by Doreen Bird more than 50 years ago, Bird College is an acknowledged centre for dance and theatre performance.

Elmhurst School for Dance and the Performing Arts is one of the oldest and most successful vocational dance schools in the world. Its origins go back to the beginning of the twentieth century and it acquired charitable status in 1961.

English National Ballet School offers a two-year intensive training course in classical ballet for students between the ages of sixteen and nineteen. Entry to the School is by audition and selection is based not only on the talent and ability of the candidate but also on their physical suitability for a career in classical ballet.

English National Ballet

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The English Youth Ballet presents full-length classical ballets in the regional theatres of England, Scotland and Wales and gives opportunities to young dancers outside London to perform within a professional setting. The Company put on up to six productions per year, rehearsing and performing in different counties of the UK.

Estelle Souche's Dance Pages

The Hammond School of dance and education specializes in vocational dance and education at GCSE and AS/A2 Level. This includes various dance disciplines including ballet, tap dance, modern dance, jazz dance and contemporary dance.

The Nouveau Festival International de Danse de Paris and the Paris International Dance Competition. (click on Union Jack for English version).

The Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing (ISTD) is the world's leading dance examinations board. Formed in 1904 it is today a registered educational charity and is the only organisation that covers the full spectrum of dance examinations on a truly global scale.

The International Association for Dance Medicine and Science was formed in 1990 by an international group of dance medicine practitioners, dance educators, dance scientists, and dancers. Membership is drawn equally from the medical and dance professions, and has grown from an initial 48 members in 1991 to nearly 600 members at present world-wide, representing 32 countries.

The International Dance Teachers Association (IDTA) takes a prominent part in coordinating dance activities in Great Britain and the world. It is a member of the British Dance Council, the Central Council of Physical Recreation, the Council for Dance Education and Training, and the Stage Dance Council International.

Laine Theatre Arts is "one of the leading training colleges for Performing Arts in this country".

London Contemporary Dance School at The Place, which is one of the world's leading vocational schools for dance, was founded in 1966 by Robin Howard to help realise his vision of establishing a British tradition of contemporary dance based on the technique of Martha Graham.

The three year course at the London Studio Centre is accredited by the Council for Dance Education and Training (UK), and leads to one of four possible qualifications, two of which are validated by Middlesex University. is a partnership between London Arts and Sadler's Wells to provide up to date dance information for London.

DanceCity is the most northern of nine National Dance Agencies that together cover England. Its development is informed by other members of the Association of National Dance Agencies (ANDA), and in turn it plays a part - through ANDA - in informing the wider development of dance in England.

The National Resource Centre for Dance (NRCD) is a non-profit national archive and resource provider for dance and movement. The NRCD aims to preserve the nation's dance heritage and enables, supports, and enhances the study and teaching of dance.

National Youth Ballet of Great Britain aims to offer talented young dancers an opportunity to participate in the creation, production and performance of ballet at a professional level, and to encourage children from all walks of life to become involved with NYB through schools and community workshops.

Newbury Contemporary Dance Company

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Northern Ballet School

Northern Ballet Theatre, Britain's leading classical dance drama company, taking first class dance to one of the largest and most diverse audiences in the UK, with a fast-growing network of new supporters overseas.

Pointe Magazine

The Place is an international centre for enquiry, enterprise and originality in dance, situated in the heart of London. It is unique in the range and variety of dance activities it presents to people from different backgrounds and with varying dance experience.

The Prix de Lausanne, international competition for young dancers, is open to young dancers of all nationalities aged 15 to 17 who are not yet professionals. (English version).

Rambert Dance Company is the oldest dance company in Britain, having been established in 1926. It is also Britain's flagship contemporary dance company, employing a larger group of artists than any other contemporary dance company in the UK.

RESCEN Centre for Research into Creation in the Performing Arts.

The Royal Academy of Dance is the largest examining and teacher education organisation for classical ballet in the world. With over 17,000 members, its influence has spread to over 84 countries and it has a network of international offices and representatives.

The Royal Ballet School trains and educates outstanding classical ballet dancers for The Royal Ballet, Birmingham Royal Ballet and other top international dance companies, setting the standards in dance training, nationally and internationally.

The Royal Opera House is one of the world's great lyric theatres. Home to three international companies - The Royal Ballet, The Royal Opera and the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House - it is a centre of international excellence, a focal point of European and domestic artistic life, a place where past, present and future collide and mingle.

Scottish Ballet

South East Dance provides commissions, productions, tours, training and information for professional and amateur dance artists, venues and arts/cultural organisations in East and West Sussex, Kent, Surrey, Medway and Brighton and Hove.

Swindon Dance the national dance agency for the Souther Region.

World Dance Week 14 - 23 June 2002. Celebrate World Dance Week with a dance that could change lives forever.

Yorkshire Dance

Youth America Grand Prix (YAGP) is the only student ballet competition in America which awards scholarships to the leading dance schools in the U.SUSd abroad. The competition is held annually in New York City and is open to dance students of all nationalities 8-19 years old.

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