The British Association of Teachers of Dancing

How to Join

Entry to the B.A.T.D. is by Examination and we would be pleased to give you a contact name of one our members who may be able to guide you through our syllabus, should you require private tuition.

We are also in acceptance of Transfer of Membership. Current paid up members of a recognized professional dance Association Worldwide can make application to transfer their qualifications to the BATD, it is £65 per qualification being transferred plus the current years subscription.  Should you wish to enter examinations with the B.A.T.D. and are not a current member then this may still be possible if you are a current paid up member of another recognised Association.

Click here to download the relevant application form:
UK Professional application form.
NA Professional application form. 
Waiver for Online Professional Exam.


Should you require any further help or information at this time, please do not hesitate to contact:

United Kingdom and Rest of World
Mrs Katrina Allan
General Secretary
Tel: 0141 427 3699
Fax: 0141 419 9783


North America
Miss. Shelagh Connolly
North American – Stage Branch Co-ordinator
Tel: (434) 237-8049
Toll Free: 1 – 855-228-3902


Mrs. Joy Tolev
North American – Highland Branch Co-ordinator
Tel: (416) 752 9473
Fax: (416) 752 3651