Become an RAD Member

For anyone with an interest in and passion for dance or the RAD, whether you’re learning to leap or a pro at pirouettes.

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 £50/€58
Reduced rate £25/€29
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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)


Access to exclusive content in the Members’ Area, monthly e-newsletters straight to your inbox and access to our global jobs board.


We would usually send new members their welcome pack and membership card through the post but due to COVID-19, we have moved our benefits and services online, reducing our environmental impact. We have also introduced digital membership cards which members will receive via email.


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.


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

Anyone can become an RAD Member, you don’t need any qualifications to join us.

* From Advanced Foundation upwards.

Membership Terms and Conditions

All RAD Members must adhere to the Code of Conduct.


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