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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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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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17 Dec '19
RAD news
17 Dec '19

The Royal Academy of Dance speaks to Alexander Campbell

The Royal Academy of Dance speaks to Alexander Campbell Principal dancer of the Royal Ballet and Genée alumnus, Alexander Campbell, is the face behind our…
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3 Dec '19
Centenary / RAD news
3 Dec '19

RAD trails centenary plans at V&A book launch event

RAD trails Centenary plans at V&A book launch event The commemorative volume is first in a series of celebrations of the Academy’s past, present and…
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2 Dec '19
Awards / Faculty of Education
2 Dec '19

The Faculty of Education celebrates multiple wins at the IHE Awards

The Faculty of Education celebrates multiple wins at the IHE Awards The RAD’s Faculty of Education picks up the Advancing International Education Award and the…
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Thinking of becoming a dance teacher?

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Mapping Dance and Dance Teaching: Past(s), Present and Future(s)

Register your interest and find out how to submit a paper for our 2020 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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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

19 Jan - 16 Feb '20
Courses / Student Activities

Intensive Examination Syllabus Course - Intermediate Foundation and Intermediate (London)

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19 Jan '20
Classes / CPD

DDMIX instructors course

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26 Jan '20
CPD

Grades 4 and 5: Focus on Character (Dublin)

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26 Jan '20
CPD

Basic Anatomy (Eastleigh)

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2 Feb '20
CPD

First Aid for Dance Teachers (London)

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