Welcome to Canadian Dance Teachers Association
BC Branch

The CDTA BC Branch is a registered Society offering a wide range of certification programs for professional dance teachers and student examination programs in many disciplines.

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The Disciplines offered are:

The website has a section for each Division of the Branch. It contains information on becoming a member and on student examination services provided to members.


Download a Membership Application to get your accreditation started.

We also welcome qualified teachers from other recognized dance associations.

There are many reasons to join the CDTA. Some of our Membership Benefits are:

  • Accreditation in represented dance disciplines
  • Insurance for members and family – Commercial Coverage and Group Health/Dental/Disabilty
  • Networking with other dance professionals in various disciplines
  • Listing in the Members Directory
  • Being part of a National dance community with branches across Canada
  • Be involved in creating and maintaining dance standards and syllabi and a variety of exciting initiatives to further the presence of the art of dance in the community.
  • Access to members-only pages, documents and discussion forums

2021 Temporary Membership Rates
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s annual membership dues have been lowered by half in order to assist members in this difficult time. Please note that this decreased annual membership fee is temporary only for this year, and we expect membership fees to return to their regular standard rates for 2022.

Affiliate, Pre-Associate $35.
Associate, Licentiate, Fellowship $45.
Life Members/Honourary Members no charge

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CDTA BC Branch
CDTA BC BranchSep 11, 2021 @ 4:45
Medal Tests on Vancouver Island - Sunday, Oct 24, 2021

We are currently taking applications.

* Application deadline is September 12.
* Form download: https://cdtabc.ca/download/867/
* COVID safety protocols will be in place for all participants.
* Tests will be conducted via Zoom on October 24.
* There will be a Zoom practice session prior to the test session.

Any questions and suggestions are welcome in the meantime.

Warmest regards,

Bobbi Lusic
CDTA BC Examination Secretary

CDTA BC Branch
CDTA BC BranchSep 8, 2021 @ 16:00
Save-the-Date: Virtual Annual General Meeting (AGM) - Sunday, October 3, 2021 @ 1:00-2:00 pm (PDT).

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CDTA BC Branch
CDTA BC BranchSep 7, 2021 @ 19:20
Save the date for a virtual Q&A session with the 'Becoming Truly National' Committee. Sunday, September 19, 2021 @ 4 pm (PDT).

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CDTA BC Branch
CDTA BC BranchSep 7, 2021 @ 3:38
Now accepting applications for the Maria Lewis Memorial Ballet Bursary.

Deadline: Postmarked by Friday, September 17, 2021

Email bursary questions to the Ballet Chair: https://cdtabc.ca/contact-us/

Download the application form: https://cdtabc.ca/download/3764/

More information: cdtabc.ca/ballet/1789-2/
CDTA BC Branch
CDTA BC BranchJul 26, 2021 @ 0:30
These are excellent opportunities for professional development. Take advantage of them if you can!!!
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CDTA BC BranchJul 6, 2021 @ 20:19