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Celebrating 100 Years

The RAD has been inspiring the world to dance for almost a century, and on 31 December 2020 will officially turn 100.
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Latest News

26 Feb '20
RAD news
26 Feb '20

Royal Academy of Dance AGM 2020

Royal Academy of Dance AGM 2020 Join us in our centenary year for the Royal Academy of Dance Annual General Meeting (AGM), taking place on…
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24 Feb '20
Centenary / RAD news
24 Feb '20

January centenary events report

January centenary events report January saw centenary celebrations held in Australia, New Zealand, USA, UK, South Korea, and Japan. Here, we report back on some of…
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29 Jan '20
Dance Gazette / RAD news
29 Jan '20

Noma Dumezweni takes the helm of February’s Dance Gazette

Noma Dumezweni takes the helm of February’s Dance Gazette The Royal Academy of Dance introduces Noma Dumezweni, the first of three Dance Gazette guest editors…
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17 Jan '20
Events
17 Jan '20

AllPlay Dance

AllPlay Dance Dr Olivia Millard is one of the presenters for the upcoming Shaping Bodies, Shaping Minds conference, and has been working with RAD students…
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18 Dec '19
RAD news / The Fonteyn
18 Dec '19

Francesca Hayward on how RAD exams and the Fonteyn helped prepare her for 'Cats'

Francesca Hayward: how RAD exams & the Fonteyn helped prepare her for Cats We were given the opportunity to speak to Francesca Hayward, the star…
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Apply now for our teacher training programmes starting in 2020.
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Find an RAD teacher or dance class near you

There over 8,000 RAD Registered Teachers around the world. Find your nearest class and begin your dance journey today.
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Our Dance School in London

RAD Dance School is based at our headquarters in Battersea, and offers a variety of extra-curricular dance classes for young people and adults.
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Thinking of becoming a dance teacher?

We are a specialist dance education provider with over 90 years experience in inspiring, cultivating and supporting dance teachers around the world.
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Mapping Dance and Dance Teaching: Past(s), Present and Future(s)

Register your interest for our 2020 Faculty of Education conference.
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Silver Swans

Our Silver Swans initiative has been specially developed for older learners. Find out where to find a class or how to become a Silver Swans Licensee.
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RAD exams

We offer a wide range of exams and assessments to motivate and reward students of all ages and abilities. Our focus is on creativity and musicality, providing opportunities to progress and achieve.
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Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

We offer a range of CPD training opportunities to suit dance teachers.
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Benesh International

Discover the work of Benesh International, the home of Benesh Movement Notation.
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Upcoming Events

28 Feb '20
CPD / CPD webinar

Pioneers of the RAD: Focus on Tamara Karsavina (Webinar)

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1 Mar '20
CPD

Syllabus Strategies: Focus on Grades 1-3 (Aberdeen)

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1 Mar '20
Classes / Student Activities

Swan Lake Children's Repertoire Workshop (London)

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1 Mar '20
CPD

Being Inclusive: Practical Approaches to Teaching Dance to Older Learners with Neurological Conditions (Birmingham)

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8 Mar '20
Awards / Regional

London & Middlesex Regional Awards Day 2020

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