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National Dance Organisations

Association of Dance of the African Diaspora (ADAD)
A central resource for the diverse dance forms of the African diaspora. In June 2003, ADAD and Dance UK came together to provide enhanced support for African Peoples' Dance forms
www.adad.org.uk

British Dance Council
A Co-ordinating organisation to enable ballroom teachers to work together
www.british-dance-council.org

British Ballet Organisation
Dance examining society offering teacher training and examinations in classical ballet, tap, modern and jazz
www.bbo.org.uk

Council for Dance Education and Training
Promotes excellence in dance education and training, accredits courses at vocational dance Schools, and offers a comprehensive information service
www.cdet.org.uk

One Dance UK
New industry body formed in 2016 bringing together: ADAD, Dance UK, YDE and NDTA
www.onedanceuk.org

Dance United Yorkshire
Aims to bring individuals and communities together to seek creative solutions to artistic challenges, triggering a process that develops social interaction and personal growth in participants. The company believes that dance has a unique quality that can, when delivered through a tried-and-tested methodology, create profound and life-changing experiences for those it works with
www.duy.org.uk/dance-united-yorkshire

Dance Umbrella
Promotes and celebrates contemporary dance
www.danceumbrella.co.uk

Dancers' Career Development
Vocational training and re-training for professional dancers resident in the UK
www.thedcd.org.uk

English Folk Dance and Song Society
The organisation that encourages, documents and develops folk music, dance and song traditions within England
www.efdss.org

Laban Guild
A charitable organisation founded by Rudolf Laban in 1946 to promote and advance the study of Laban-based movement and dance
www.labanguild.org

Language of Dance Centre
Innovative approach to choreography, educational dance and movement analysis. Provides a framework for exploring and experiencing dance
www.lodc.org

Royal Academy of Dance (RAD)
Promotes knowledge, understanding and practice of dance internationally
www.rad.org.uk

South Asian Dance Alliance (SADA)
An alliance of three organisations, Akademi, Kadam and Sampad. These organisations are committed to promoting South Asian dance, music and related initiatives in the UK
www.southasiandance.org.uk

The Royal Scottish Country Dance Society
Society for the protection and promotion of Scottish Country Dancing
www.rscds.org

The Society for International Folk Dancing
A UK based voluntary, non-for profit association of people who enjoy learning and dancing folk dances from many countries
www.sifd.org

Youth Dance England (YDE)
The national agency to connect young people with dance
www.yde.org.uk

YDance
The National Youth Dance Agency for Scotland
www.ydance.org