Miss Ann Oliver MBE started the stage school over 50 years ago and during that time she has influenced so many lives, encouraging students from all walks of life to achieve their dreams.
In 1972, Miss Ann formed the British Theatre Dance Association, a dance awarding body offering qualifications in a range of dance disciplines. The British Theatre Dance Association.
During the past years BTDA has been at the forefront of dance education, never afraid to take on new challenges in its efforts to raise both awareness and the standards of dance education. BTDA received accreditation from the Council for Dance Education and Training in 1993 and gained accreditation from the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority in 2001, this was closely followed by the accreditation of its General and Vocational Graded Examinations in….