The UTD is a UK based examination board that was founded in 1976 by 21 founding members.
The association is well established as an awarding body with its members teaching throughout the UK and internationally .
We offer examinations, assessments, medal tests & professional teaching qualifications in Ballet, Tap, Modern, Sports Acrobatics, Lyrical, Musical Theatre, Street Dance and
We hold regular events to ensure our members meet the associations Continued Professional Development requirements including an annual open day and AGM.
We welcome those with teaching qualifications from other awarding bodies to join and experience the benefits of being a UTD Member. Teacher Training is available for this who meet the requirements of
our professional teaching examinations.
UTD EXAMINATION BOARD MISSION
- To focus the creative ability of everyone in the Association in making quality
whether teaching syllabi or standards our top priority.
- To regularly review ourselves to ensure we continually meet everyones expectations.
THE AIM OF THE UTD EXAMINATION BOARD IS TO
-The enjoyment of dance to all children from all walks of life
-Encouragement, advice and training to all teachers of dance
- An environment to improve the standard of both dancer and teacher
-An examination and performance award system which will train pupils in the art of
The UTD Examination Board is an 'Awarding Body' and a member of
Council of Dance and Musical Theatre (CDMT), Theatre Dance Council International (TDCI), Federation of Dance
Awarding Bodies (FDAB), Sports and Recreation Alliance (SARA)
and One Dance UK