OUR STORY

Dance Masters International Association was founded in 1962. The association has an excellent syllabi for practical and theory examinations in a variety of dance styles for amateur and professional candidates.

D.M.I.A. also promotes and organises Medalists, Competitions and Championships for Dancesport, and all styles of Theatrical dancing.

OBJECTIVES

The purpose for which the association is established and the objectives of the Association are:

  • To work for the advancement of dance as a sport, as an art, as recreation or vocation.
  • To promote dance, in all its aspects, for the purpose of greater participation, expertise, enjoyment, knowledge and education.
  • To provide facilities and co-ordination for teaching, display and entertainment.
  • To provide an administrative body for the exchange of ideas, knowledge and expertise with respect to dance to create higher general standards in the professional teaching of dancing as a vocation; to provide a Board of Examiners of qualified persons to examine candidates for certification of professional standard in the ability and instruction of dance; to certify such persons as qualified for the purposes of the standards prescribed by the Association.
  • To encourage education in dance amongst the public in every respect and to endeavor at all times to continually advance and raise the standards of dance by way of financial assistance, scholarships or subsidies.
  • To achieve international recognition of Dance Masters International Association for its standard of knowledge, expertise and practice of dance.

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Jenny Clare

President
Ballroom Co-ordinator
DMIA Examiner& Adjudicator
Canteen Manager
DSA  Coach & Adjudicator
ADB Member

David Birrell

Secretary
Life Member
DMIA Examiner & Adjudicator
Chairman of Adjudicator
Scrutineer
ADB Member

Elaine Birrell

Treasurer
Honorary Licentiate
Committee Member

Pat Thomson

Vice-President
DMIA Webmaster
DMIA Examiner & Adjudicator
Chairman of Adjudicators
Scrutineer
DSA Adjudicator
ADB Member

Nicole Gardner

Theatrical Co-ordinator

Committee Member
Theatrical Examiner

Glenn Brennan

DMIA Examiner
 Adjudicator
ADB Member
WDC  Adjudicator
Committee Member

Richard Morrissey

Committee Member
 Adjudicator
ADB Member
WDC Adjudicator

Derek de Jager

DMIA Music Master
Life Member
Committee Member
ADB Member

Daniel Dewar

Committee Member
DMIA Adjudicator
Facebook organiser

Michael Peretz

Committee Member
DMIA Adjudicator