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    The latest news from the RAD and the world of dance.

    The RAD and GDPR

    25 May 2018

    The RAD's 5-step promise for the new General Data Protection Regulations coming into force today. Read more »

    Changing Moves, Changing Minds

    24 May 2018

    The Royal Academy of Dance and Marylebone Cricket Club recently took part in a pilot project in partnership with the British Council in India called Changing Moves, Changing Minds. The project was devised to challenge gender stereotypes and open up opportunities for everyone, through integrated dance and sports lessons. The pilot ran between February and May 2018, with 18 teachers and over 250 students benefiting from the project. Read more »

    RAD Book Club review: The Goldfinch

    24 May 2018 / Tags: Library

    RAD Book Club’s latest read was The Goldfinch, an award-winning coming-of-age novel by writer Donna Tartt, which follows Theo Decker’s fortune across America as he grows into adulthood while coping with grief and longing. Eight of us met on Tuesday to discuss our thoughts. Read more »

    Project B Dance Challenge – winners announced!

    01 May 2018 / Tags: Project B, Dance Challenge, Boys Ballet

    Sunday 29 April 2018 saw the first ever Project B Dance Challenge. 10 very talented young male dancers were in competition for two prizes: The Kevin O’Hare Scholarship, and the Project B Tuition Award. Read more »

    Carlos Acosta to receive QEII Award

    25 Apr 2018 / Tags: Awards, UK

    We are pleased to announce that Carlos Acosta CBE is to be awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Coronation Award, in recognition of his standing as one of the most influential figures in dance today. Read more »

    Dr Ivor Guest DUniv MA FRAD

    05 Apr 2018

    It is with great sadness that we heard of the death on 30 March of Dr Ivor Guest, former lawyer, balletomane and Chairman of the Academy from 1969-1993. Read more »