RAD Trivia

Dive into all facets of RAD history, and find some unexpected stories about the Academy along the way.

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How It All Began

31 December marks 100 years since the founding of the Royal Academy of Dance. This was an event which significantly impacted the development of British…
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"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…
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Genée’s influence on the Academy

In recognition of Women's History month, we take a look back at our first elected President of the Royal Academy of Dance, Dame Adeline Genée.…
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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.…
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