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6th - 8th August 2018
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Soak up the atmosphere of prestigious Elmhurst Ballet School, relax amongst colleagues and learn new techniquesour venue
Learn new skills from top industry professionals. Select from our diverse timetable of exciting classes and workshopsview classes
Build your own timetable from our extensive programme. Choose day passes or individual sessions to suit youbook tickets
You’re invited to our Cocktail Party and Dance Showcase on Monday 6th August to celebrate 40 years of IDS.more details coming soon
Based at the prestigious Elmhurst Ballet School, our conference is the perfect opportunity to come together with dance teachers from around the globe, learn new teaching methods and routines whilst gaining CPD points. We have negotiated special rates at the contemporary Radisson Blu conveniently located in the heart of the city and a short bus ride from Elmhurst.Discover ElmhurstStay overnight
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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.Class Timetableview faculty
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 CDMT, 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!
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
1 Day Pass
"Amazing two days, great faculty and perfect for CPD. Loved the IDS Sale - found some great bargains"
"Really positive atmosphere. Plenty of time between sessions to meet with other teachers. Will be back next time"
"Very inspirational event - we learnt from some of the very best and had a ball. Highly recommended!"