CDMT Recognised Schools and Teachers are able to get the most out of being part of the scheme by utilising the benefits provided by it's supporters. Find out more about the supporters of the scheme here.

CDMT’s Recognised Awards Scheme is supported by Harlequin, DanceBiz, Dancing Times, The Stage and Consider This. Information about all of the supporters can be found below but if you have any specific questions about the benefits offered to Recognised Awards Holders, please don't hesitate to contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. If you would like to apply for the Recognised Awards Scheme visit the Apply Now page of our website.

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Harlequin Floors
is the world leader in advanced technology floors for the performing arts. Established as the education industry choice for the world’s most prestigious dance and performing arts companies and schools, Harlequin Floors’ experience and reputation is founded on the manufacture, installation and supply of a range of high quality portable and permanent sprung and vinyl floors, ballet barres and mirrors for dance studios and performance spaces.

Harlequin provides professional advice to ensure dance schools and companies install floors best suited to their particular use. Choosing the correct floor for dance is important for health, safety and artistic performance.  Whether for the world’s leading companies or classes in school, the same fundamental criteria apply. Harlequin Floors is a proudly committed supporter of CDMT's Recognised Awards Scheme. For further information, advice and support, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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 is trusted by over 2,000 businesses across the globe. It allows dance studios of all sizes to manage their administration in one easy to use software package. DanceBiz aims to give teachers their time back and focus on what they do best. Whatever areas you need help with, DanceBiz has a range of features that you can use. It will automate everything from your timetabling and online registrations through to generating your invoices and taking online payments. 

All Recognised Awards holders get a free 14 day trial and then a 2 months free subscription after activicating their account. For further information about what DanceBiz has to offer please click here. 

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Dancing Times
features international coverage of ballet, contemporary dance and musical theatre performances, as well as ballroom, Latin American, social and competitive dancing, and includes articles by the foremost writers on dance history, health, training and education. The extensive Calendar includes performances taking place in the UK and internationally, as well as at festivals. There is also a directory of dance schools. The magazine’s interests in high teaching standards continues with its support of the CDMT Recognised Awards Scheme.

Dancing Times offers all Recognised Award holders an annual subscription at a reduced charge of £25 (normally £39.50). Please quote CDMT and the number on your Recognised Award certificate to access this particular discount. To subscribe please contact Warners Subscriptions on 01778 392039.

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The Stage publishes news, reviews, features and interviews covering theatre across the UK and around the world, via its newspaper, website and app. The Stage is proud to be an independent, expert and engaging voice on theatre, and an essential resource for actors and performers, backstage workers, creative teams and those in training and education. Keep yourself up-to-date on everything in the performing arts industry, with knowledgable writers including Lyn Gardner and David Benedict, plus regular opinions from leading industry figures ranging from West End stars to commercial producers and influential educators.

The Stage champions great work in the industry and supports CDMT’s Recognised Awards for their commitment to the promotion of safe and professional standards of practice within dance, drama and musical theatre education. Make sure you are up-to-date with the latest theatre news, by taking out a subscription from just £3.98 a month! 

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Consider This UK is a Multi-Media Marketing Agency working across the performing arts covering website design, development, SEO, graphic design, branding, social media management, print, filming, signage and promotional goods. The agency currently works with many CDMT vocational and pre-vocational schools. Consider This supports CDMT's Recognised Awards Scheme as it champions the highest quality schools and teachers and promotes a high standard of learning and management.