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The latest news from the RAD and the world of dance.

Dartington Summer School

19 Jun 2018 / Tags: Summer School, Activity, UK

An exciting week of dance takes place in the beautiful setting of Dartington Hall this August, from Monday 27 August – Saturday 1 September. Read more »

Special offer for RAD members at Las Vegas conference

13 Jun 2018 / Tags: , USA

RAD Chief Executive Luke Rittner CBE will open the Dance Teacher Web Conference and Expo in Las Vegas this summer with an interview and discussion with RAD Vice-President, and former dancer with The Royal Ballet, Wayne Sleep, and choreographer Gustavo Vargas. Read more »

Dance Honours

11 Jun 2018

The recently announced Queen's Birthday Honours list for 2018 recognises several well-deserving people from the world of dance. Read more »

Happy birthday Project B!

01 Jun 2018

Project B celebrates its first birthday today with the release of a new film charting the dance journey of hundreds of boys and young men over the last year. Read more »

The RAD and GDPR

25 May 2018

The RAD's 5-step promise for the new General Data Protection Regulations coming into force today. Read more »

Changing Moves, Changing Minds

24 May 2018

The Royal Academy of Dance and Marylebone Cricket Club recently took part in a pilot project in partnership with the British Council in India called Changing Moves, Changing Minds. The project was devised to challenge gender stereotypes and open up opportunities for everyone, through integrated dance and sports lessons. The pilot ran between February and May 2018, with 18 teachers and over 250 students benefiting from the project. Read more »

RAD Book Club review: The Goldfinch

24 May 2018 / Tags: Library

RAD Book Club’s latest read was The Goldfinch, an award-winning coming-of-age novel by writer Donna Tartt, which follows Theo Decker’s fortune across America as he grows into adulthood while coping with grief and longing. Eight of us met on Tuesday to discuss our thoughts. Read more »

Project B Dance Challenge – winners announced!

01 May 2018 / Tags: Project B, Dance Challenge, Boys Ballet

Sunday 29 April 2018 saw the first ever Project B Dance Challenge. 10 very talented young male dancers were in competition for two prizes: The Kevin O’Hare Scholarship, and the Project B Tuition Award. Read more »