The CSTD Accreditation and Syllabus

The Ballet School of Colombo is delighted to announce their affiliation with The Commonwealth Society of Dance Teachers. This is the first time Sri Lanka is joining the society and also a first for CSTD who has not had affiliations in Sri Lanka till now.
Commonwealth Society of Teachers of Dancing today occupies a unique position amongst the dance societies of the world, catering for all major forms of dance. With its origins dating back to 1933 with the formation of the National Examination System and the Victorian Society of Dancing Australia.

The Society is an authoritative examining body whose high standards are internationally respected. All grades of examinations for amateur and professional dancers are conducted under separate syllabi for:

  • Classical Ballet
  • Modern Jazz
  • Tap Dance
  • Theatrical (Stage) Dance
  • Hip Hop

With the CSTD syllabus, students can start with the Foundation level exams and progress to a Teachers Diploma in all offered dance disciplines and enjoy the opportunities of competing and participating in international dance festivals and programs. Starting age is 3+ years upwards.

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