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22 May '19
Project B
22 May '19

Project B Dance Challenge 2019 Winners Announced

Project B Dance Challenge 2019 Winners Announced Sunday 12 May saw the second ever Project B Dance Challenge take place at the Royal Academy of…
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17 May '19
RAD news
17 May '19

Gerard Charles on Margot Fonteyn

Gerard Charles on Margot Fonteyn In the latest Dancing Times, Gerard Charles, artistic director of the Royal Academy of Dance, pays tribute to Margot Fonteyn,…
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15 May '19
Genée / RAD news
15 May '19

The ‘Genée’ to become the Margot Fonteyn International Ballet Competition from 2020

Today, Dame Darcey Bussell, President of the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD), announced the renaming of its prestigious ballet competition to celebrate its longest-serving President,…
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12 Apr '19
Dance teaching / Teachers
12 Apr '19

What is Good Dance Teaching?

The RAD's Artistic Director, Gerard Charles, poses an important question for debate and discussion. "Obviously, a fundamental understanding and experience of the subject to be…
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26 Mar '19
Awards / Bursaries / RAD news
26 Mar '19

Phyllis Bedells Bursary winner announced!

Phyllis Bedells Bursary winner announced! The Phyllis Bedells Bursary has been awarded to 16-year-old British dancer Olivia Chang Clarke (front row, 2nd right) trained by…
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25 Jul '19
CPD

Silver Swans® Licensee Training (London 25 July)

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16 Jun '19

RAD Dance Challenge - Vocational Graded Candidates

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9 Jun '19

RAD Dance Challenge - Graded Candidates

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2 Jun '19
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Matilda Musical Theatre Workshop (Gloucester)

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23 Jun '19
Student Activities

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