Become an RAD Member Plus

For those from RAD Intermediate Foundation or Benesh equivalent, progress your dance career.

Due to the global health pandemic, we have moved our benefits and services online to be COVID-secure and to reduce our environmental impact. New members will receive a digital membership card once their application has been reviewed.

Membership fee £80/€94 
Reduced rate £40/€47
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The reduced rate is available to members:

  • Under age 18
  • In full-time education (proof required)
  • Over age 65
  • Not currently working (proof required)
  • On Maternity or Adoption Leave (proof required)

RAD Member Plus Benefits

Attend and vote at the Annual General Meeting (AGM)* and become an Associate of the RAD (ARAD).* Get access to scholarships, awards and competitions such as the Fonteyn (formerly the Genée).


Save 10% in the RAD Shop, get substantial discounts on Vocational Graded Exam fees** and CPD courses, and 20% off dance studio and room bookings. Plus get access to our insurance scheme (UK only) and Hospital and Medical Care at competitive rates (UK and Ireland only).

Online and Print

Access to exclusive content in the Members’ Area, monthly e-newsletters straight to your inbox and access to our global online jobs board. We have moved our benefits and services online, reducing our environmental impact, and we have introduced digital membership cards which members will receive via email.


Priority booking on select international events, access to the Philip Richardson Library, enter member-only competitions, and Enhanced Disclosure Service (UK only).

Eligibility Criteria

You must have one of the following:

  • Have passed an RAD vocational exam (from Intermediate Foundation upwards).
  • Hold a Student Teaching Certificate (STC).
  • Be enrolled in any RAD certificate, diploma, degree or master’s programme.
  • Be a graduate of any RAD certificate, diploma or degree programme.
  • Hold the Intermediate Level Certificate in Benesh Movement Notation, its equivalent or higher.
  • Hold a Certificate in Benesh Movement Notation.
  • Hold a Diplôme supérieur (2nd-year certificate) in BMN awarded by the Paris Conservatoire.
  • Have been awarded Elementary Solo (Reading) in Benesh Movement Notation, or its equivalent.

*Terms and conditions apply

**from Advanced Foundation upwards

Membership Terms and Conditions

All RAD Members must adhere to the Code of Conduct.

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