26 August 2019 - 31 August 2019 Monday - Friday 10.00-16.30, Saturday 9.00-13.30

Dartington Summer School 2019 (Devon)

Dartington Summer School is a fun way to develop your technique and learn new dance skills in a variety of styles, and in a beautiful setting. The week closes with an open day to celebrate your achievements.


Daily classes in a range of dance styles:

  • ballet
  • group dance/repertoire
  • contemporary/creative
  • street jazz


Dartington Hall, Totnes, Devon, TQ9 6EL


Each day (Monday to Friday) will run from 10am to 4.30pm. Tuition hours will vary on Saturday for the parent open day, the latest finish time will be 1.30pm. Please allow plenty of time for collecting belongings and sign-out when making travel arrangements.


A light buffet lunch is provided Monday to Friday, including snacks and drinks.

Film Screening & Karaoke Night

Includes a film screening evening and a fun karaoke night (for residential and non-residential students).


A residential accommodation option at Dartington Hall is available for students aged 9 and above for an additional fee. The accommodation fee includes:

  • single accommodation
  • breakfast and evening meals each day
  • access to the beautiful grounds at Dartington
  • chaperones and a housemother in attendance during stay

Tuition Awards

One tuition award will be presented to a student (at any level) who has shown significant improvement at each RAD Summer School in the UK. The award is one week’s tuition at an RAD Summer School in 2019 or 2020.

Key Information

Level Age Time Fee Closing Date
Grade 2+ 8 - 18 years studying RAD Grade 2, or the equivalent and above Monday - Friday 10.00-16.30, Saturday 9.00-13.30 Tuition only: £315
Tuition & Accommodation: £710
Waiting List available
5 August 2019 12:00pm

Who can attend?

Students aged 8-18, studying RAD Grade 2, or the equivalent and above.

Participants do not have to be a registered member of the RAD. We welcome International students.

How to apply

Please ensure you check the ticket details carefully. If the ticket you wish to book appears sold out, please apply online for the Waiting List Ticket, specifying which ticket type you wish to purchase. The Student Activities Team will contact you should a suitable place become available.

Please read our Terms and Conditions (sibling discounts available).

The RAD uses Eventbrite for ticketing and registration for events (including workshops, masterclasses, CPD, and a range of free activities). We only store your personal information in order to register and facilitate your attendance and to request feedback. We will not use your information to contact you unless you have opted to receive marketing materials, or have signed up for our e-newsletter. Please read Eventbrite’s Privacy Policy. For further details on how your information is processed, please see the Student Activities Privacy Notice.

Please note, in the event of injury or medical emergency during the activity a qualified First Aider from Royal Academy of Dance will provide necessary treatment and assistance to the participant. Please see our Terms and Conditions for further information on this.


  • Sibling discounts: Two sibling students: 10% off total cost of tuition fee, and three or more sibling students: 20% off total cost of tuition fees.
  • Group discounts: A 10% discount will be applied to the total cost of tuition fees for groups of 10 or more students within the same price band. Please note, group bookings for the Dartington Summer School are limited to 10 students per group
  • Multiple booking discount: A 10% discount will be applied to the total cost of tuition fees for any single participant booking two or more summer events at the same time.

All discounts will be checked, calculated and verified following your booking submission and the amount refunded directly.


Read about the teachers passing on their knowledge, skills and experience, and inspiring you to shine!
Dartington Summer School Faculty


Exclusive to our onsite shop, there is a new Summer School T-shirt design each year.
Summer School T-Shirts

Information pack

Download the 2019 Dartington Summer School Information Pack.
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