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Black History Month

We’re marking Black History Month in the UK here at the RAD, looking at Black and Brown dancers who have made history and those who are still making it.
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Latest news

20 Oct '21
Dance news / RAD news
20 Oct '21

Watch our World Ballet Day videos on demand

World Ballet Day returned on Tuesday 19 October as companies across the world celebrated the power of dance. and we were delighted to have taken part again.…
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10 Oct '21
Wellbeing
10 Oct '21

World Mental Health Day

Today, Sunday 10 October, is World Mental Health Day, an initiative from the World Health Organization (WHO) to ‘raise awareness of mental health issues around…
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8 Oct '21
Competitions / Dance news
8 Oct '21

Dance of the African diaspora competition

One Dance UK are giving away 3 prizes of £250 to members of the African diaspora dance community who are working towards the future. This…
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1 Oct '21
The Fonteyn
1 Oct '21

Fonteyn gold medallist featured in the new Dancing Times

Alice McArthur, gold medallist at last month's Margot Fonteyn International Ballet Competition, appears on the cover of the October edition of Dancing Times – the…
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30 Sep '21
Podcast
30 Sep '21

Series 2 of the RAD's ‘Why Dance Matters’ podcast launches with exciting line up of guests

In honour of International Podcast Day, today the RAD launches the second series of ‘Why Dance Matters', a podcast which invites extraordinary people to examine…
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9 Sep '21
Dance news / Genée / The Fonteyn
9 Sep '21

The Margot Fonteyn International Ballet Competition 2021 medallists announced

The Royal Academy of Dance is pleased to announce the medallists of The Margot Fonteyn International Ballet Competition, held entirely online for the first time…
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On Point: Royal Academy of Dance at 100

A free display at the V&A museum in London, celebrating 100 years of the RAD.
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Name a seat

The move to our new headquarters provides a unique opportunity for you to contribute to our history and to become part of the fabric of the new building.
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RAD Dance School

RAD Dance School is based at our headquarters in Battersea, London, and offers a variety of extra-curricular dance classes for young people and adults.
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Silver Swans

Ballet classes for the over 55s. Find a teacher near you or discover how to qualify to deliver such classes.
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Find a teacher

Locate an RAD teacher through our interactive map. Includes listings of online classes.
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Upcoming workshops & events

25 Oct - 26 Oct '21
CPD / Silver Swans

Silver Swans® Workshop (Live Stream) SOLD OUT

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25 Oct - 26 Oct '21
CPD / Silver Swans

Silver Swans® Workshop (Live Stream) SOLD OUT

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26 Oct '21
Members' events

Connect and Inspire networking event

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31 Oct '21
Student Activities / Workshop

Matilda Musical Theatre Workshop (London)

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31 Oct '21
CPD

Syllabus Strategies: Focus on Grades 6, 7 and 8 (Female) (Bristol) SOLD OUT

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COVID-19 latest information

Guidance for students, examiners, tutors and teachers, with updates on how our services may be affected.
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