Recertification

A candidate may receive certification from the Dance Vision International Dance Association using certification credentials from any N.D.C.A. Member Organization, or any internationally recognized professional organization by meeting the following requirements.

1. A copy of your previous exam papers (showing scores) must accompany this request and be submitted to DVIDA along with the Examination Application and all applicable fees.

2. You must take and pass the dance portion of the DVIDA exam in the same style and level of your existing certification. You will not be responsible for answering any questions on the theory of the dances.

You may be awarded an Associate (Bronze), Master (Silver), or Grand Master (Gold) American Style Professional Degree.

For the Smooth Exam you will be required to dance all of the figures in the Bronze, Silver*, or Gold** Levels of the Waltz, Foxtrot, Tango, and Viennese Waltz with a partner, first as the Leader and then as the Follower. In addition, you will be asked to dance a Solo Amalgamation of three (3) to four (4) figures of the Examiner’s choice, to music to one of the four dances.

For the Rhythm Exam, you will be required to dance all of the Bronze, Silver*, or Gold** Level figures in the Rumba, Cha Cha, EC Swing, Bolero, Merengue, WC Swing, Mambo and Samba. You will be required to dance these dances in a routine with a partner first as the Leader, and then as the Follower. In addition, you will be asked to dance a Solo Amalgamation of three (3) to four (4) figures of the Examiner’s choice, to music to one of the eight dances.

*When taking the Silver Exam in American Style, if you have not taken the Bronze Exam with DVIDA previously, you will also be required to dance all the figures of the Bronze Syllabus with a partner in a routine as both Leader and Follower.

**When taking the Gold Exam in American Style, if you have not taken the Bronze or Silver Exam with DVIDA previously, you will also be required to dance all the figures of the Bronze and Silver Syllabus with a partner in a routine as both Leader and Follower.