Mission Statement

Dance is our business. The Commonwealth Society of Teachers of Dancing is one of the world’s great international dance societies proudly serving dance for over 80 years.

Our overriding mission is to encourage the art of dance by offering a window of opportunity to experience and enjoy dance along with providing professional dance careers and choices.

Vision Statement

A society where ALL members and stakeholders feel engaged, connected and valued. Continue a commitment to global growth by the development of innovative and inspiring syllabi and workshops.

Develop an appreciation, understanding and opportunity for experience in all facets of the dance industry.

Provide training and resources for dance teachers that develop strong technique, sound educational paedology and accountable and ethical teaching standards.

Apply the four E’s that are the basis of our syllabi, Expression, Enjoyment, Encouragement and Education, in all our syllabi, teacher training and examination and competition work.

Provide both examination and performance opportunities.

Continue to reflect on procedures, processes and products to ensure we remain one of the world’s leading dance societies.