Dance Teacher Conference

6th - 8th August 2018

Building a brighter future today for the dancers of tomorrow

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Soak up the atmosphere of prestigious Elmhurst Ballet School, relax amongst colleagues and learn new techniques

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Learn new skills from top industry professionals. Select from our diverse timetable of  exciting classes and workshops

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Build your own timetable from our extensive programme. Choose day passes or individual sessions to suit you

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Celebrate with IDS

An evening of dance and celebration at our 40th Birthday party – Join us for a night to remember.

Monday 6th August

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Enjoy Yourself

Relax and enjoy the facilities at Elmhurst

Based at the prestigious Elmhurst Ballet School in Birmingham, the annual Dance Teacher Conference is the perfect opportunity to learn valuable new teaching methods and routines whilst gaining CPD points. Enjoy the chance to have some ‘YOU’ time at end of a busy teaching year, meet up with colleagues from around the globe, put on your dance shoes and  have some fun.

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Our varied programme will capture your imagination

This is your unique opportunity to explore new dance genres, learn new skills and techniques and discuss issues within the dance school community. Select from thirty classes running over two days. Work with inspirational industry leaders bringing exciting developments from the world of dance that you can take back to your own studio.

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Immerse yourself

Improve your skills and grow as a teacher

This year we are offering a varied mix of discussions, dance classes and teaching sessions. With each class counting towards your CPD and endorsed by the CDET, the Conference allows delegates to tailor make a unique timetable of classes and talks. Select from a faculty made up of leading dance teachers and industry professionals, the choice is up to you!

how to book

Choose to buy individual sessions or day passes

1. Book a Single Session and just pick the class or talk you want to attend

2. Stay for the day and book a One or Two Day Pass- we’ll contact you to select your sessions

Single Class


  • Dip in and out of our two day schedule and book individual classes
  • Lunch is not included and must be pre-booked if required
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1 Day Pass


  • Unlimited access to classes on one full day
  • Price includes up to 5 classes – bookable in advance
  • Lunch is not included and must be pre-booked if required
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Full Conference


  • Unlimited access to classes on both days
  • Price includes up to 10 classes – bookable in advance
  • Lunch is not included and must be pre-booked if required
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Any Questions?

Please call Jan on +44 01626 882206 or email


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Read what our participants said about the conference in the past

"Amazing two days, great faculty and perfect for CPD. Loved the IDS Sale - found some great bargains"
Fiona R
"Really positive atmosphere. Plenty of time between sessions to meet with other teachers. Will be back next time"
Polly S
"Very inspirational event - we learnt from some of the very best and had a ball. Highly recommended!"
Michelle G