The Council for Dance Education and Training (CDET) provides quality assurance for the professional dance: Council for Dance Education and Training. Old Brewer's Yard 17-19 Neal Street Covent Garden London WC2H 9UY:

Dance & Drama Awards (DaDA)

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First introduced in 1999, the Dance and Drama Awards (DaDAs) offer means-tested  scholarships to exceptionally talented performing arts students studying at some of the country's leading providers of professional vocational training in dance, drama and musical theatre. Funded by the government through the Education Funding Agency (EFA), DaDAs  offer reduced tuition fees and assistance with living costs for the duration of the course.

You can find out more about the DaDA scheme at