Re-certification

CDTA Re-certification in American Style DVIDA Syllabus

A candidate may receive certification from the CDTA based on and providing proof of certification credentials from a CDTA recognized association and by meeting the following requirements.

1. Candidate must fill out the Application for Membership in CDTA form with appropriate fees and must include their certification credentials.
2. Following approval of above the candidate may request an examination by using the Request for Examination form.
Note: Items 1 and 2 are available on the web site www.cdtabc.com click on Registrar or New Members

The requirements are:

  • Demonstration:

You must take and pass the dancing portion (Part A) of the CDTA examination, according to the DVIDA syllabus in the same style and level of your existing certification.

Theory: You will not be responsible for answering any questions on the theory of the dances.

Membership Levels: The levels of examinations are Bronze – Associate; Silver - Licentiate (Member); Gold - Fellow.

  • Smooth Examination

You will be required to dance all of the figures in the level requirements in the Waltz, Foxtrot, Tango and Viennese Waltz with a partner first as the Leader and then as the Follower. In addition you will be asked to dance with music a Solo Amalgamation of 3 to 4 figures of the examiner’s choice in one of the four dances.

  • Rhythm Examination

You will be required to dance all of the figures in the level requirements in the eight Rhythm dances. You will required to dance these dances in a routine with a partner first as the Leader and then as the Follower. In addition you will be asked to dance with music a Solo Amalgamation of 3 to 4 figures of the examiner’s choice in one of the eight dances.

  • Above Bronze level examination

Please note that if you have not taken the Bronze examination with the CDTA previously you will also be required to dance all of the figures of the Bronze syllabus in a routine with a partner as Leader and Follower.

  • Above Silver level examination

Please note that if you have not taken the Bronze or Silver examination with the CDTA previously you will also be required to dance all of the figures of the Bronze and Silver syllabus in a routine with a partner as Leader and Follower.