Moving into Dance continues to hold fast to its original ethos to train youth from disadvantaged communities and equip them with skills which could be used to overcome their socio-economic circumstances. MID doesn’t
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MID is one such organisation that provides for the needs of people in the “real” South Africa where unemployment is rife and poverty is great.
Our formalised, fully accredited (by the South African Qualifications Authority – SAQA), covers the areas of dance teaching, choreography, technique as well as additional skills that contribute to holistic job placement in the performing arts industry such as marketing, computer literacy, business planning, performing arts management, financial planning and budgeting.
The training is based on unit standards from the National Certificate in Performing Arts (NQF Level 4), which MID implements. This vocational training programme is premised upon a more than two-decade history of the Community Dance Teachers Training Course (CDTTC) that was recognised in South Africa as an established training programme for community dance teachers established in 1992 by Sylvia Glasser.