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Frequently asked questions

Find answers here to commonly asked questions about our work and activities.
We train dance teachers through our full-, part-time, and distance-learning higher education courses, and with our Continuing Professional Development activities.

We also offer a range of dance classes for all ages, and different styles, at our dance school in London. These extra-curricular classes take place after school and on Saturdays.

We are not, however, a full-time vocational dance school.

Simply go to the Login button on the website, select your country of residence from the list then enter your Username and Password.

You must be a fully paid RAD member and if you can’t remember your login details you can request a forgotten username e-mail and reset your password via the login page. 

If you encounter any issues when logging into the Members’ Area contact  .

Follow this link to go straight to the login area.

Your Members' Area password is case-sensitive; please ensure you enter it exactly as it is displayed on your renewal notification and your welcome letter.

If you’re still having difficulty, contact the Membership Team at or call +44 (0)20 7326 8065/8022/8038.

Go to our Find a Teacher search page.

Alternatively, UK residents can also their local Yellow Pages. RAD Registered Teachers are eligible to advertise under our RAD banner and can be contacted directly for class times, prices and availability.

More information is available on the RAD Registered Teacher page to verify that the programme you have completed will grant eligibility. If you are eligible, simply complete our online application form.

For more information or to acquire a paper form you can also contact the Membership Team at or call +44 (0)20 7326 8070.

If you pay for a membership subscription to the RAD, you have a seven-day cooling off period during which you can cancel your subscription and receive a refund.

If you decide to cancel within the seven days, we will refund your payment within 30 days (terms and conditions apply). See our subscription refund policy.

Yes, we grant a variety of awards in recognition of lifelong service to the art of dance and to the RAD.

Visit our awards and nominations page to see the various forms of recognition with offer.

You will need to contact your local office and they will send you an application form to become a member in your country.

Visit our international contact pages for more information.

Yes. If you wish to maintain your registration with the RAD, you have to participate in our CPD programme.

Yes, this is a valid reason to support an exemption application.

We understand that sometimes life gets in the way and this may affect your participation in CPD. We have compiled an extensive list of reasons for exemptions but if you are not sure whether you qualify, please contact us at for further advice.