Liam Francis & Leanne Cope to teach at Dance Days 2020!
Exciting news! Two amazing Guest Teachers are joining us for Dance Days 2020: Rambert Principal, Liam Francis, and the star of An American in Paris, Leanne Cope! Liam will teach Contemporary, while Leanne, who was First Artist with The Royal Ballet prior to…Read More
Coming this February — Musical Theatre Weekend in Ireland!
Teachers and students, join us for our first-ever event in Ireland!To celebrate the 90th year of bbodance, the co-creator of our Musical Theatre syllabus and our new Chief Examiner, Garry Clarke will showcase the syllabus for teachers and students. Read all about…Read More
Student feedback — Cameron Bailey
We've recently received a feedback letter from former bbodance student, Cameron-James Bailey, who is currently in his second year at English National Ballet School. Cameron says training with us as a young student helped him develop a sense of performance and musicality. Here's…Read More
90th Auction prizes announced!
Exciting news! The first prizes that can be won at the 90th Anniversary Gala Auction on 8 April have just been announced.The Auction will be a part of our 90th anniversary celebrations at the end of our biggest event of next…Read More
Welcome to our new Chief Examiner, Garry Clarke!
We are delighted to welcome Garry Clarke M.A. (Dist.) QTLS RT bbodance as our new Chief Examiner. Garry is a teacher, lecturer and researcher. Having had a successful career working internationally as a professional dancer, he chose to move into…Read More
Online courses starting soon!
Attention aspiring dance teachers: we're currently accepting applications for our online Dance Teaching Qualifications (TQ) courses starting in January and February 2020.The bbodance Teaching Qualifications (TQ) courses are designed for students who already have a dance background. Rather than focusing…Read More
New Patron for bbodance Australasia — Martin James
Exciting news! The former Principal of Royal New Zealand Ballet, English National Ballet, and Royal Danish Ballet, Martin James has today become Patron of our main international presence, bbodance Australasia.Joining former Royal Ballet First Soloist and Principal Guest Artist, Gillian Revie, who is also a Patron, Martin's…Read More
Introducing video Teaching Aids
Great news! We're thrilled to announce that we've developed video Teaching Aids for all the Pre-Vocational Tap, Modern, and Jazz syllabi. You can use these resources to help you visualise the syllabus transcript, develop a greater understanding of the movement and choreography…Read More
Examiner recruitment underway
At bbodance, we are committed to undertaking high-quality assessments that enable learners to trust the Graded and Vocationally Graded Examination system and Performance and Freestyle Awards, as well as ensure parity of qualification achievement between Awarding Bodies. As we offer…Read More
David Bintley CBE becomes Vice President of bbodance
We're delighted to let you all know that, as of today, the internationally acclaimed choreographer and former Artistic Director of Birmingham Royal Ballet, David Bintley CBE has become our Vice President. David has agreed to join us after watching students perform at…Read More