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Theatre Dance Council International TDCI                                   Registered Charity No 289965 A non profit organisation committed to the development and promotion of Theatre Dance Disciplines for the  benefit of Dance Teachers and their Students. The inaugural meeting was held at the Arts Theatre Club,  London on 28th April 1958 and chaired by Mr Arthur H. Franks, Editor of the Dancing Times. © TDCI 
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General Secretary of The Theatre Dance Council International TDCI Chris Booth E-mail: generalsecretary@tdci.org.uk
TDCI President GAE SOWERBY ( NCDTA)
TDCI Vice President KATHY BOOTH ( ADA )
The Road Map to a successful Career in Theatre Dance Where Champions are made, Ambitions are Realised and Dreams fulfilled.  TDCI is an umbrella organisation specialising in the administration of all the theatre dance disciplines (The FA of Theatre Dance). For decades the member organisations have been responsible for the success and high level of dance education and training, as we know it today.  The ongoing work of the TDCI council and the member organisations includes: 	Constant review of of technique and evolving dance trends  	Recognition of dance schools and academies. 	Providing recognised teaching qualifications in dance by examination. 	Appointement of qualified adjudicators. 	Formulation of rules for championships and festivals. 	Granting of approved TDCI National and Regional championship titles. 	When funds permit to award scholarships.  The experience gained from the study of dance is invaluable. It develops confidence, commitment and self esteem. There is no better preparation a young person can obtain to prepare for the Theatre of life, that audition, and the all important job interview. TDCI The Pathway to Self Fulfillment
NOTE; COMPETITORS REGISTRATION CARDS FOR 2018 CAN BE APPLIED FOR NOW. 'Competitors Registration Cards can now be applied for 2018 at £6.00 and 2019 fees set at £7. Fees have been set for 2019 at £7 per year. 2019 cards cannot be applied for until 1st December 2018.  No cards are sent out without a stamped addressed envelope. Please DO NOT send by registered post as we only collect from the post office once every 2 weeks as we are not always at home when the post arrives'. (NO CARDS WILL BE SENT OUT UNLESS A STAMPED ADDRESSED ENVELOPE IS ENCLOSED! APPLY EARLY TO AVOID DISAPPOINTMENT! Check you enclose form, photos, payment, and SAE. Organisers of Regional Championships -  Please request your 2018 titles, which will be £40.00 per championship, in September to gain maximum publicity for your Event. NOTE; ALL ORGANISERS MUST APPLY AND SEND FEES FOR CHAMPIONSHIPS AT LEAST 6 MONTHS PRIOR TO THE CHAMPIONSHIP TAKING PLACE, OTHERWISE THE TITLES CAN BE OFFERED TO ANOTHER ORGANISER REQUESTING TITLES. PLEASE SEND IN APPLICATIONS ASAP TO AVOID ANY DISAPPOINTMENT
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Important Notice
With regard to registrations for competitors who wish to compete in Championship Events. These must be applied for at least 6 weeks before the Championship, and if your registration card is not received 3 weeks prior to the event then you must contact the General Secretary to enquire if the application has been lost in the post or the card has been lost  in returning to the competitor.This will then give sufficient time to get a replacement to you. Organisers of Championships are not allowed to let competitors dance in any TDCI Championship unless they produce their registration card for the current year. All cards are valid for one year ( 1st January until 31st December ) Please apply for your registration card ASAP to avoid any disappointment at the Event! Please do not send your application by recorded or special delivery. There maybe no one available to sign for it and it can take longer. First class post is best.
The mission of the Theatre Dance Council International is to provide the best possible opportunity for Teachers of Dance and their Students to demonstrate their talents and to present them to fullest advantage to encourage endeavour in the theatre dance disciplines and reward merit.
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Please click here to download this form. Complete form and send with fee of 25 to the  TDCI General Secretary. Your details can then be  included on the TDCI Website relevant page. High Priority TDCI Competitors Registration Scheme came into operation 1st January 2012 Click Here for Details
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TDCI President GAE SOWERBY ( NCDTA) TDCI Vice President KATHY BOOTH ( ADA ) Elected at the AGM on 21st January 2018. Congratulations to both NOTE; 'BRITISH CHAMPIONSHIPS', 'ENGLISH CHAMPIONSHIPS', 'CHAMPION OF CHAMPIONS' - ALL MUSIC MUST BE ON CASSETTE TAPE ONLY FOR THESE 3 EVENTS. ( No other music format is permitted ).
TDCI CHAMPION OF CHAMPIONS - WINNERS January 2018, held at the Marine Hall Theatre, Fleetwood, Nr Blackpool
TDCI COMPETITOR REGISTRATIONS PLEASE DO NOT SEND CASH IN THE POST. CHEQUES OR POSTAL ORDER PLEASE PAYABLE TO THE "TDCI". £1 COINS ARE BEING LOST IN THE POST, TEARING ENVELOPES, WHICH THEN MEANS THE £5 NOTE CAN FALL OUT TOO. THE TDCI WILL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR CASH LOST IN THE POST. ALSO APPLICATIONS WITH MISSING FEES, PHOTOS, SAE, ETC. ARE HELD IN THE OUTSTANDING FILE UNTIL CHASED BY THE APPLICANT. HENCE WHY AT LEAST 6 WEEKS IS RECOMMENDED FOR APPLICATIONS, SO IF THE CARD IS NOT RECEIVED WITHIN 3 WEEKS, THE APPLICANT HAS TIME TO CHASE IT.
28th July - 3rd August 2018. Closing date for entries 1st June 2018  or when days are full. All entry fees are £15 per Championship JUVENILE, JUNIOR, SENIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS IN TAP, BALLET, MODERN, AND SONG & DANCE PLUS BABY CABARET & NON CABARET EVENTS British Champs and Champion of Champions - music may be on cd, iPod or cassette tape ( ensure you bring a back up ) English Champs - music may be on iPod or cassette tape only ( NO CD'S ) Regional Championship titles for 2018 are £40 ( 2019 titles are £45 ). National Championship titles for 2018 are £50 ( 2019 titles are £55 )
TDCI BRITISH CHAMPIONSHIPS   2018
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