Lynn Wallis receives an OBE
RAD Artistic Director is awarded with an OBE for services to dance
Lynn Wallis, Artistic Director of the RAD, was awarded an OBE for services to dance in The Queen's honours list on 13 June 2015.
On receiving this award, Lynn said: "I am hugely humbled and extremely thrilled".
The Royal Academy of Dance has had a run of honours of late with Lynn's award following closely on from Paula Hunt, Chair of the Panel of Examiners and Head of Syllabus Development who recently received the New Zealand Order of Merit.
Together, Lynn and Paula have led the development of the new RAD's syllabi, from Pre-primary in dance to Solo Seal since 2008.
We would also like to extend our congratulations to:
- Mark Phillip Baldwin, Artistic Director of Rambert Dance Company, for services to dance
- Christopher Barron, Chief Executive of Birmingham Royal Ballet, for services to arts administration
- Edward Watson, Principal Dancer at The Royal Ballet, for services to Dance.