Dance with us

At the Royal Academy of Dance we believe that every body can dance, so we have created opportunities to dance with us at any age and stage in your life.

We can help you to discover qualified dance teachers in your local area and classes that cater for children and adults of all ages. We offer a wide range of one-off dance experiences and workshops worldwide and at our new Home of Dance, in London you can also take regular classes. Take a look below at how you can dance with us.

Silver Swans

Ballet classes for the over 55s. Find a teacher near you or discover how to qualify to deliver such classes.
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Our Dance School in London

RAD Dance School is based at our headquarters in Battersea, London, and offers a variety of extra-curricular dance classes for young people and adults.
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Register of Teachers

We’ve developed a global register of teachers as a great new resource to help you locate a professional dance teacher.
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Step into Dance

Step into Dance works with secondary schools to enable young people to develop their passion, skills, and understanding of dance through a diverse and inclusive programme of weekly classes, workshops and performance opportunities.
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RADiate provides subsidised inclusive dance classes with specialized Dance Artists, to children with additional learning needs in primary schools.
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Dance Studies

Find out about our GCSE and A Level Dance courses.
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If you have any worries at all about your own wellbeing and safety, or that of a student, teacher, or a member of staff, you can find help and guidance on safeguarding here, along with information on who to contact.
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Workshops, summer schools and competitions

We provide a varied programme of extra activities for children and adults, summer schools and opportunities to participate in competitions and gain bursaries.
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Private lessons

We offer one-to-one coaching on RAD syllabus or non-syllabus work.
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Online dance classes to help you make the most of dancing at home.
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Dance for Lifelong Wellbeing

Learn about the RAD's research into the benefits of dance for older learners and access resources for dance teachers.
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Take a seat

To celebrate the first anniversary of the opening of our global headquarters, we are releasing more £1,000 seats in the Aud Jebsen Studio Theatre for you to name after your dance school, an inspirational teacher, or a loved one.
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