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How It All Began
31 December 2020 marked 100 years since the founding of the Royal Academy of Dance. This was an event which significantly impacted the development of…Read more
"Never take your shoes off at the lunch interval..."
A collection of accounts providing an insight into what life was like when RAD exams were introduced around the world as well as highlighting how…Read more
Genée’s influence on the Academy
We take a look back at our first elected President of the Royal Academy of Dance, Dame Adeline Genée. These are some of the lesser…Read more
Behind every RAD object, there lies a story...
Delve into the archives with us as we share with you some objects that have passed through the RAD's hands in our 100 year history.…Read more
There’s a first time for everything...
We recently celebrated 100 years since our first RAD Exam. Take a look at some other RAD ‘firsts' in our 100 year history. The Association's…Read more