The British Association of Teachers of Dancing

Why Join the BATD!


Our goal and mission is to provide Dance Excellence and Education to all members and teachers.

We are a Professional Membership Organization comprising of committees with a dedication to provide support and assistance to our members.

The BATD is committed to the advancement of the art of dance and has an extensive list of syllabi in all genres with examinations from Amateur to Professional available to our members.

The BATD provides our members with Scholarships, Informative Regional Meetings, Examinations, Workshops, Championships, Children’s Days of Dance, Annual Conference and generous Examination Discounts.

If you are looking to further your Dance Education and Qualifications, you will receive guidance, support and all of the necessary tools for your students and school.

The BATD is a Council for Dance, Drama and Musical Theatre validated awarding organization.
• The BATD is a Registered Friendly Society
• It is Represented on The British Dance Council
• The Scottish Official Board of the Highland Dancing.
• The Sport and Recreation Alliance