Modern is a widely used form of dance with theatrical qualities that is often seen on the stages of musical productions. Modern is an important style of dance to study for those wanting to expand their performance opportunities professionally and amateur. It is essential for those thinking of a career in dance as a performer, teacher or both. Students have the opportunity to take graded examinations with the I.S.T.D. and medal examinations with the UKA as well as performance opportunities. The I.S.T.D. examinations are accredited by the QCA. Modern is an energetic form of dance to be enjoyed by all.