Support us

We are an independent educational charity and do not receive regular government funding. Every penny we make goes back into the work we do, which includes our cultural engagement plans with our diverse communities.

We empower people through dance education and enjoyment. Dance and movement are fundamental to our wellbeing. While we may not all aspire to be professional dancers, dance and movement give us great joy.

Through our cultural engagement plan, we are increasing our work in communities through our growing programme of outreach and wellbeing initiatives. Our latest campaign, Steps to Success, aims to raise funds to allow students from under-represented groups to take RAD exams.


Steps to Success

Your generosity can help us to change the future for more dancers in three simple steps...
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Other ways to support us

Individual support

We need individuals who share our passion for excellence in dance and in supporting communities to enable this prestigious work to continue. A one-off donation…
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Corporate support

We believe that every dancer deserves the chance to reach the highest levels of training regardless of their background. By supporting the RAD, your organisation…
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Trusts and foundations

At its heart, the RAD empowers individuals and communities through dance. Our impact is wide reaching and our work enables: Our students to build careers…
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At the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD), we have been teaching the world to dance for over one hundred years. Every day, all around the…
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Patrons’ Circle

The Patrons' Circle is a community of supporters who share a passion for dance and further the work of RAD with philanthropic support. The Patrons'…
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Our partners and sponsors

The Royal Academy of Dance is indebted to the following sponsors and supporters, who are currently working with us. Their support helps us deliver world-class…
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Name a seat

To celebrate the first anniversary of the opening of our global headquarters, we are releasing more £1,000 seats in the Aud Jebsen Studio Theatre for you to name after your dance school, an inspirational teacher, or a loved one.
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