16 February 2020 - 17 February 2020 10:00 - 17:00

Introduction to Advanced 1 (Female) (London)

The Introduction to the Advanced 1 (female) Syllabi Teachers’ course is a two day practical course in which participating teachers will gain a greater understanding of the content of the Advanced 1 (female) syllabi level.


This course aims to give those attending a greater knowledge of the content and deeper understanding of the appropriate development required for success in the teaching of this syllabi level.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of the course participants should understand the:

  • Aims of the syllabi
  • Learning outcomes and assessment criteria
  • Choreographic content
  • Guidelines on how to further develop technique, artistry, musicality and creativity in students in relation to the content of the examination
  • Teaching methods appropriate for the delivery of these syllabi
  • Advice on preparation and procedures


RAD headquarters, London, SW11 3RA


Thérèse Cantine, ARAD (Dip. PDTC), RAD RTS

Thérèse trained at the Royal Ballet School, The Rambert School of Ballet and with Maria Fay. She danced professionally for many years, and after performing as a soloist in Essen, Germany and for Northern Ballet Theatre, retrained as a teacher on the Professional Dancer’s Teaching Course at the Royal Academy of Dance. Thérèse taught at Elmhurst Ballet School, becoming their Deputy Head of Dance, then for 25 years at the Rambert School of Ballet and Contemporary Dance, the last five years as their Deputy Artistic Director.

Thérèse has been an Examiner for the Royal Academy of Dance since 1992, and teaches, tutors and examines worldwide, and she is a Trustee of the Royal Academy of Dance and a consultant for the Council for Dance, Drama and Musical Theatre.

CPD Hours

16 hours Time-Valued CPD


Members of the Royal Academy of Dance receive discounts on all CPD activities.

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Key Information

Time Fee
10:00 - 17:00 Member Fee: £202
Non-Member Fee: £283