Candidates will be required to demonstrate with a partner to music, the four standards, Ballroom dances ie, Waltz, Quickstep, Tango and Foxtrot to a professional standard appropriate to the grade of examination being taken.
The majority of the figures used should be selected from those included in the associate syllabus (female candidates will be required to dance as a lady with a partner, male candidates will be required to demonstrate as man with female partner).
Candidates will be required to dance solo to music whilst giving the count, an amlgamation of three figures in two dances selected by the examiner from the Associate syllabus.
Candidates will be required to have a thorough knowledge of the Student and Associate syllabus.
Candidates will be examined on their knowledge of the figures in the syllabus and will be required to show their ability to apply the following principles in respect of each dance and figure as man and Lady.
- Definitions of Technical terms
- Counting in slows and quicks
- Counting in Beats and Bars
- Rise and Fall
- Positions of the feet
- Amount of Turn
- Time Signature
Associate Examination 75mins
Modules can be taken in each dance core - Waltz / tango / foxtrot/ Quickstep.
Further Professional examinations can be gained Licentiate and Fellowship Qualifications