Become an RAD Member Plus

Are you looking to progress your dance career? Build on your passion for dance by becoming an RAD Member Plus.

This category is perfect for those who have achieved RAD Intermediate Foundation or Benesh equivalent; a full list of eligibility criteria can be found below. These qualifications are a testament to your dedication to the RAD so being an RAD Member Plus means you gain exclusive access to scholarships, awards and competitions such as the Fonteyn (formerly the Genée). Plus you can be more involved in shaping the future of the RAD by attending and voting in the Annual General Meeting (AGM)*.

Membership fee £80/€94 
Reduced rate £40/€47
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What You Gain

As an RAD Member Plus you can access exclusive content in the Members’ Area, receive monthly e-newsletters straight to your inbox and access our Global Jobs and For Sale board. You also get a discount on CPD activities, can enter member-only competitions and access the Enhanced Disclosure Service (UK only).


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).


Access to exclusive content in the Members’ Area, monthly e-newsletters straight to your inbox and access to our Global Jobs and For Sale board. We have introduced digital membership cards which members will receive via email.

Benefits Breakdown

RAD Member Plus RAD Member
Digital Membership card Yes Yes
Receive Dance Gazette Yes Yes
Can become ARAD* Yes No
Scholarships and Awards Yes No
Discounted Exam Fees Yes Yes
Vote in the AGM* Yes No

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)


You can also enter member-only competitions and access the Enhanced Disclosure Service (UK only). When available, you also receive priority booking on select international events, plus access to the Philip Richardson Library at our Battersea Headquarters.

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

If you live in one of the following countries, please click to apply through your country’s RAD Website: USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand.

Membership Terms and Conditions

All RAD Members must adhere to the Code of Conduct.

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