On the 11th of July 2015, SOUL Music & Performing Arts Academy (SMPAA) welcomed Mr. Christopher BannermanChairman of the Imperial Society of Teacher of Dancing (ISTD) to visit and participate in its 3rd year anniversary. On this occasion, Mr. Bannerman proudly introduced ISTD* for the first time in Vietnam, with SMPAA becoming the first recognized ISTD dance center in Asia. “Under the guidance of Mr. Alexander Tu – Associate teacher of ISTD and Director of Performing Arts at SMPAA, we are developing educational standards and facilities to reach the same standards of dance education all over the world” – shared by Mr. Bannerman.

(*) Founded in 1904, ISTD (The Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing) is one of the world’s leading dance examination boards with the widest range of genres available.