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

    Phyllis Bedells Bursary winners announced.

    26 Mar 2018 / Tags: Bursaries

    This year's Phyllis Bedells Bursary has been awarded to British dancers 15-year old Basil James and 14-year old Jessica Templeton both trained by the Dance Faculty at Tring Park School for the Performing Arts. Read more »

    RAD Book Club review: The Miniaturist

    21 Mar 2018 / Tags: Library

    RAD Book Club’s latest meeting was about 'The Miniaturist', an engaging exploration of history, drama and suspense. It is the first novel by Jessie Burton and was inspired by a doll’s house in the Rijksmuseum, in Amsterdam. Read more »

    Changes at the top at RAD New Zealand.

    07 Mar 2018 / Tags: , New Zealand

    Janet Taylor, the National Director of RAD New Zealand, is retiring on 29 March 2018 after nearly 15 years in the role and is awarded a Fellowship of the Royal Academy of Dance. Read more »

    Mr Keith Holmes

    02 Mar 2018

    It is with great sadness that we acknowledge the death of Mr Keith Holmes, former Chief Executive of the International Dance Teachers Association (IDTA). Read more »

    Discovering Repertoire launch success

    22 Feb 2018 / Tags: Discovering Repertoire

    Over the past few months, a series of events have taken place globally to launch Discovering Repertoire, the RAD's new classical ballet performance programme. Read more »

    RAD Book Club review: I Love Dick

    21 Feb 2018 / Tags: Library

    RAD Book Club met last Tuesday to discuss 'I love Dick', an epistolary novel at the intersection between fiction, essay and memoir, by American writer and filmmaker Chris Kraus. Read more »

    Project B update

    12 Feb 2018 / Tags: Boys Only, Boys Ballet, Bursaries, A Level, GCSE, Project B, Summer School, Conferences

    Project B, launched last summer, aims to inspire boys to take part in dance by widening access and encouraging engagement through a variety of styles. Read more »

    Important changes to the CPD scheme

    09 Feb 2018 / Tags: CPD

    The RAD’s CPD scheme is now in its fifth year and we are constantly reviewing it in consultation with members and staff to make sure that it works for our members. Read more »