Modern Theatre Dance (ISTD System UK)
The Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing (ISTD) is one of the world’s leading dance examinations boards.
Modern Theatre dance is a rhythmic dance style which originated in America before travelling to the rest of the world. It is often seen on the stages of musical productions and is known for its theatrical qualities.
The style uses travelling steps, high kicks, leaps and turns which all need strength and flexibility.
This is a highly energetic dance style. Modern theatre uses all variations of music which include : Current Dance Songs, Hip Hop, some Ballroom and Latin, Contemporary, Country, and Rock to name a few.