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12 Days of Christmas

Christmas comes early at the RAD this year with 12 days of prizes and surprises.
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Latest news

19 Nov '21
Wellbeing
19 Nov '21

International Men’s Day 2021

Today at the RAD, we are marking International Men's Day and looking at the challenges and triumphs of men in dance. The three core themes…
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2 Nov '21
Community / Competitions / RAD news
2 Nov '21

The RAD's new dance-inspired art competition for Wandsworth primary schools

To celebrate the opening of our brand-new global headquarters in Spring 2022, we are today announcing a new art competition open to primary schools across…
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28 Oct '21
Dance news / Podcast
28 Oct '21

Leanne Benjamin guests on this week's RAD podcast

We are thrilled this week to have Leanne Benjamin as the special guest on the new RAD podcast just as her fascinating new memoir hits…
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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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Phyllis Bedells Bursary

Enter the Phyllis Bedells Bursary and you could win £1,000 towards continuing your training, and a further £250 in recognition of your own choreography.
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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

9 Dec '21
Members' events

Mentoring your students towards a career in dance teaching

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18 Dec '21
Silver Swans / Student Activities / Workshop

The Nutcracker Silver Swans Repertoire Workshop (London)

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18 Dec - 19 Dec '21
Student Activities / Workshop

The Nutcracker Children's Repertoire Workshop (London)

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19 Dec '21
Student Activities / Workshop

The Nutcracker Adult Repertoire Workshop (London)

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19 Dec '21
Student Activities / Workshop

The Nutcracker Student Repertoire Workshop (London)

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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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