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Empowering People Through Dance

RAD is an independent educational charity with no government funding. Every penny we make goes back into the work we do which includes our cultural engagement plans with our diverse communities. Sadly the loss of income from our day to day activity as a result of Covid 19 has caused a major funding gap of £1M in the UK alone and we need your help.
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Clearing 2020

Clearing opens on Monday 6 July 2020 and is an ideal way to secure a place at the RAD this September if you’re applying late, slightly missed your requirements elsewhere, or if you’ve changed your mind on where you’d like to study.
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Find an RAD teacher or dance class near you

There over 8,000 RAD Registered Teachers around the world, with an increasing number now offering online classes. Find one to suit you and begin your dance journey today.
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COVID-19 latest information

Guidance for students, examiners, tutors and teachers.
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Latest News

9 Jul '20
Classes / Dance teaching / Teachers
9 Jul '20

Dance classes can resume from 25 July

Dance classes can resume from 25 July Following further guidance issued by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport today (9 July) we are delighted…
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7 Jul '20
RAD news
7 Jul '20

Launching Zoom in on The Fonteyn

Launching Zoom in on The Fonteyn We are pleased to announce that on Tuesday, 14 July, we will be launching Zoom in on The Fonteyn,…
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3 Jul '20
Classes / Dance teaching / Teachers
3 Jul '20

Update on Re-opening of Dance Studios

Update on Re-opening of Dance Studios Yesterday, 2 July the Department for Education published their guidance, which clearly stated that ballet classes could resume in…
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2 Jul '20
Classes / Dance teaching / Teachers
2 Jul '20

Dance classes can resume in July

Dance Classes Can Resume in July Following further guidance issued by the Department of Education today, we are delighted to announce that dance schools and…
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25 Jun '20
RAD news
25 Jun '20

An open letter to Oliver Dowden, Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport from Royal Academy of Dance

An open letter to Oliver Dowden, Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport from Royal Academy of Dance Following the government’s announcement on…
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24 Jun '20
RAD news
24 Jun '20

Royal Academy of Dance & This Works partner to create new dance class series: A Moving Summer

Royal Academy of Dance & This Works partner to create new dance class series: A Moving Summer Now more than ever dance has an important…
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Thinking of becoming a dance teacher?

Our portfolio of certificate, diploma and degree programmes has been specifically designed to meet your immediate and future aspirations as a dance teacher.
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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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Upcoming Digital Events

22 Jul '20
CPD / CPD webinar

Promoting Evidence-Based Teaching Practices in the Traditional Ballet Teaching Environments (Interactive Webinar)

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23 Jul '20
CPD / CPD webinar

Psychological Wellbeing for Dancers (Interactive Webinar)

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24 Jul '20
CPD / CPD webinar

The Principles, Practice and Practicalities of Coaching Dance and the Dancer (Interactive Webinar)

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12 Aug - 16 Aug '20
Benesh

Benesh ASC (Rehearsal Skills) - Creating and Delivering a Rehearsal Plan (August)

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17 Aug - 21 Aug '20
Student Activities / Summer School

Summer Mat-based Pilates Course 2020

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RAD at 100

The RAD has been supporting dance teachers and students for a century.
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