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We are the Royal Academy of Dance, a world leader in dance education and training.

We’ve been teaching the world to dance for over 100 years and believe passionately in its power to transform lives. Through an international network of dance teachers, we support and connect a global community of more than 400,000 students, and dancers of all ages and abilities, in more than 80 countries.

RAD Australia offers training, professional development, student activities, exams, and membership to choreograph a future in dance for every body.

Latest News

20 Jun '22
RAD news
20 Jun '22

Congratulations to the WA Festival of Dance 2022 Winners

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8 Jun '22
RAD news
8 Jun '22

Aaron Bloomfield appointed new National Director Australia

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Aaron Bloomfield as the RAD's new National Director for Australia, succeeding Rebecca Taylor who held the post…
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3 Jun '22
CPD / Faculty of Education / RAD news
3 Jun '22

Faculty of Education Open Day 2022

Faculty of Education Open Day – 3 July 2022 Join us as we open the doors to our Darlinghurst studio in Sydney and invite you…
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2 Jun '22
RAD news
2 Jun '22

Celebrating Pride Month

We will be sharing stories and celebrating the contribution of dancers from the LGBTQIA+ community, so check back throughout June for more stories, articles, podcasts…
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30 May '22
Advanced 1 Bursary / Bursaries / RAD news / Student Activities
30 May '22

2022 Advanced 1 Bursary Winner

Congratulations to our 2022 Advanced 1 Bursary Winner RAD bursaries, scholarships and competitions provide opportunities for young people to gain performance experience and to further…
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25 May '22
Membership / RAD news
25 May '22

Results of the Annual General Meeting 2022

The RAD's 85th Annual General Meeting (AGM) was held On Wednesday 11 May 2022. All resolutions were voted upon and were passed, and the results…
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Begin a career as a dance teacher

Do you dream of becoming a dance teacher? Make those dreams a reality with the Certificate in Ballet Teaching Studies (CBTS) - your first steps to becoming a RAD Registered Teacher.
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Membership

Whether you’re a dance enthusiast, ballet beginner, or have danced for decades, RAD membership has something for you. Join our worldwide community of people connected through their passion for dance
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Exams

We offer an internationally recognised portfolio of exams to motivate students of all ages and abilities. These are endorsed by state awarding bodies with credits towards the Certificate of Education.
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RAD Shop - New products!

Visit the RAD shop for syllabus materials (books, CDs, DVDs, printed music), ballet wear and props, and clothing and gifts for dance lovers.
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Events

All around Australia we host events for members, students, and those who are new to the RAD. Read more about our workshops, summer schools, Awards days and more on the What's On pages here.
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Upcoming Events

19 Jul '22
CPD

Comprehensive Syllabus Class with a Q and A - Advanced 2

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21 Jul '22
CPD

Comprehensive Syllabus Class with a Q and A - Intermediate Foundation

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24 Jul '22
Awards / RAD news

50th Anniversary SA Awards 2022

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24 Jul '22
CPD / Mixed delivery CPD

Focus on Classical Dances: Grades 1 to 3

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27 Jul '22
CPD / Mixed delivery CPD

Grade 4 Revision Course (exercises only) Teachers' Course

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Find a RAD Teacher

There over 8,000 RAD Registered teachers around the world. Find your nearest class and begin your dance journey today.
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Faculty of Education

We are a specialist dance education provider with over 100 years of experience inspiring, cultivating and supporting dance teachers around the world.
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Continuing Professional Development

Our CPD programme gives teachers the opportunity to grow and develop their knowledge and skills and can be attended in person or online from wherever you are. If you need help to access our CPD programme find out more about our Teachers' Scholarship Fund also.
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Sponsorship and Partners

We are grateful for the support of our dance brand partners in 2022 who receive national recognition through our activities and initiatives. Find out about RAD sponsorship opportunities in 2022.
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