Teddington Dance Studio opened in September 2012.
T.D.S is a vibrant award winning dance school based in Teddington South West London that teaches all student’s to enjoy the art of dance.
Students from 2.5 years all the way up to adults are welcome and encouraged to learn and develop their dance technique in a fun and friendly environment whether it be to eventually pursue a career in the industry or just for fun.
Ballet, Tap, Jazz and Modern are taught from both the I.D.T.A and I.S.T.D syllabuses which students can work towards taking grade examinations.
Examinations are held 2-3 times a year and are extremely rewarding and enjoyable but are taken seriously. Students have always achieved excellent results with the school holding a 100% Pass rate in all exams taken. Our most recent Ballet Exam session held in November 2017 90% of Ballet exam students received a Distinction with a mark of 85 or more . In the summer term of 2017 our Modern & Tap exam results achieved 70% of students receiving Distinctions with a mark of 80+ and 30% receiving Merits with a mark of 75 or above.
T.D.S offers a range of classes including Melody Movement, Musical Theatre, Acrobatics, Commercial Jazz and Adult Tap for all ages and abilities
There are also many other performance opportunities including local community events, Dance Festivals, ISTD Janet Cram Awards, IDTA Classical Performance Awards, the TDS Awards Evening and our Showcase which happens every 2 years where family and friends are invited to watch.
MOST RECENT ACHIEVEMENTS
DECEMBER 2017 – TEDDINGTON DANCE STUDIO AWARDS EVENING – 105 STUDENTS PARTICIPATED IN AN EVENING OF ENTERTAINMENT WATCHED BY FRIENDS AND FAMILY.
NOVEMBER 2017 – BALLET EXAMS – 73 EXAMS TAKEN – RESULTING IN 90% DISTINCTIONS
OCTOBER 2017 – IDTA CLASSICAL PEROFRMANCE AWARDS – JUNIOR RUNNER UP & KINGSTON DANCE FESTIVAL – TDS STUDENTS CAME HOME WITH 14 BRONZE, SILVER & GOLD MEDALS
SEPTEMBER 2017 – TUDOR ROSE DANCE FESTIVAL – TDS BROUGHT HOME 8 GOLD, 8 SILVER & 3 BRONZE MEDALS
JULY 2017– ISTD TAP & MODERN EXAMS (HIGHEST MARKS 92), TDS SUMMER SCHOOL
AUGUST 2017 – ALL ENGLAND NATIONAL FINALS (BRONZE MEDAL WINNER)
JUNE 2017– TDS STUDENTS PERFORMED AT THE TEDDINGTON VILLAGE FAIR & ALL ENGLAND REGIONAL FINALS (WE HAD A SILVER MEDAL WINNER AND THOUGH TO THE ALL ENGLAND NATIONAL FINALS)
MAY 2017 -TDS STUDENTS PERFORMED AT THE JACK AND JILL FAIR IN TWICKENHAM
APRIL 2017 – GUILDFORD & SLOUGH DANCE FESTIVALS – TDS WON A TOTAL OF 26 MEDALS AND THE 10& UNDER MODERN DUET CUP & ISTD JANET CRAM AWARDS – JUNIOR CLASS PRIZE WINNER
MARCH 2017 – ISTD TAP EXAMS – HIGHEST MARK 95
FEBRUARY 2017 – RICHMOND & GODALMING FESTIVALS – TDS BROUGHT HOME 2 GOLD, 4 SILVER, 5 BRONZE MEDALS AND THE BABY MODERN CUP
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