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Dance business expert, Anne Walker MBE becomes Trustee of bbodance

9 May 2019

Anne Walker. Credit: Stu Booth.

Dance business expert and Amazon bestselling author, Anne Walker MBE has become the latest Trustee of One Dance UK member, bbodance.

Ms Walker is the founder of the UK’s largest wholesale dancewear supplier, the multi-million-pound International Dance Supplies (IDS), and a tireless advocate for business training for dance teachers. A former Ballet teacher herself, Ms Walker delivers comprehensive and creative business courses for dance teachers across the UK and internationally, and was honoured with an MBE for Services to Business.

Ms Walker’s appointment reinforces bbodance’s commitment to providing well-rounded training for all dance teacher. The organisation currently offers comprehensive teacher training courses for Levels 4 to 6, delivered in London and online, and a diverse suite of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) sessions throughout the UK.

Ms Walker’s appointment came shortly before:

  • Dance Days — four intensive days of multi-genre classes held at Elmhurst Ballet School and Birmingham Royal Ballet
  • The launch of the latest bbodance syllabi — Contemporary Dance (Grade 3), Musical Theatre (Grade 4), and Classical Ballet (Grade 7).

Dance Days returns to Birmingham in April 2020, in the 90th year of bbodance.