The British Association of Teachers of Dancing

Conference Schedule of Events

Conference Brochure

WILLOW SUITE

10.45am – 4.00pm Executive Council Meeting

THE GRAND BALLROOM
7.00pm Drinks Reception
7.30pm – 9.00pm Buffet
9.15pm Showcase Followed by a “Disco” till 11.00pm
SYCAMORE SUITE
 9.15am – 10.45am  Junior Highland Members Group

All interested Highland members under the age of 40 are most welcome to attend.

WILLOW SUITE
9.15am – 11.30am Joint Examiners Meeting – Ballroom/Highland/Theatre Branches
Standardisation – Presentation by The Standardisation Committee
THE GRAND BALLROOM
 12.30pm  Registration
1.00pm – 3.30pm app. AGM and 2019 Annual Conference Meetings including Nominations and Propositions
THE GRAND BALLROOM
 6.00pm  Reception
 6.45pm  Dinner Dance
 (Dinner served at 7.15pm app.)

Cabarets:
The BATD Senior Scholarship Winners and Warren & Kristi Boyce with Glenn-Richard & Caroly.
Dancing to The Paul James Band

 

THE GRAND BALLROOM
 9.30am – 10.30am  FOXTROT & TANGO
 Warren & Kristi Boyce with Glenn-Richard & Caroly
 10.30am – 10.45am  Tea/Coffee Break
 10.45am – 11.45am  SAMBA
 Alistair & Melanie Chetcuti
 12noon for 12.30pm  INVENTIVE DANCE COMPETITION AND TEACHING OF WINNING DANCES
THE TREO SUITES
 9.00am – 10.00am  *NEW SCOTTISH NATIONAL BOOK
 10.00am – 11.00am  *HIGHLAND TECHNIQUE
 Kelly Grassick & Leona MacDonald
 11.00am – 11.15am  Tea/Coffee break
 11.15am – 12.15pm  Presentation by Luis De Abreu –
 Artistic Director of Bird College London. A renowned and respected leader in today’s dance world This lecture for Examiners only followed by Examiners’ lunch.
 12.15pm – 1.15pm  Presentation by Luis De Abreu –
This Lecture for Teachers Only followed by Teachers’ Lunch
 1.45pm – 2.30pm  *ACRO GRADE 2
 Margaret Smith & Shelagh Connolly
 2.30pm – 3.15pm  *ASSOCIATE JAZZ
 Shelagh Connolly
 3.15pm – 4.00pm  *ADVANCED MODERN/MEMBERSHIP MODERN
 Christine Grace

All the above lectures are for Teachers and Examiners only.  Students are not permitted.

Lectures marked with an * are CPD for Teachers and Examiners.

Theatre branch CPD lectures are Presentation only. (ie: no participation on the floor other than the lecturer (and assistant(s) if relevant).