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RAD Dance Challenge - Graded (London)

09 Jun 2019 09:30 - 16:30 / Tags: Competitions, Bursaries, Choreography, Non-syllabus, Activity

RAD Dance Challenge - Graded (London)
This multi-level national competition gives candidates an opportunity to be part of a creative process and perform in front of an audience. Candidates will be judged on a solo choreographed by themselves, their teacher or peer.

Key information

  • Ages 0 - 14
  • Level RAD Grade 3+

Read more about this activity or explore our full list of activities.


Candidates must be resident in the UK and the Republic of Ireland studying with an RAD Registered Teacher.

Level 1
Candidates studying RAD Grade 3 or 4 who have passed RAD Grade 2 and 3 or have taken their Grade 2 or 3 exam in the spring session 2019. Must be 14 years or under by 1 January 2019.

Level 2
Candidates studying RAD Grade 5-8 (must not be studying or have taken RAD Intermediate Foundation or Intermediate). Must be 16 years or under by 1 January 2019


RAD headquarters
36 Battersea Square
London, SW11 3RA


Sunday 9 June 2019.

Closing date

Monday 20 May 2019.


Please download the  Graded Candidate Information Pack and read carefully before applying.


£32 per student


The winner from each level will receive a certificate.

Inaugurated in 2015, the Jean Bedells Choreographic Award of £500 will be given to one winner across both levels. This has been made possible by funding generously provided by Jennifer Borgnis and Jeremy Newton.


Teachers, family and friends are welcome to attend the performance in the afternoon. Tickets are available to purchase here for £6 per ticket, including VAT.


For further information please contact Maria O’Connor, Student Activities Officer on tel: +44 (0)20 7326 8024 or email:



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

You will receive an Eventbrite confirmation that your application has been received; please note this is not confirmation of a place at this year's competition. Candidates will be notified after the closing date as to whether or not they have secured a place.


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