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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.

Certificate in Dance Teaching (Ballet)

Our new certificate programme* enables you to specialise in the teaching of ballet and gain a teaching qualification. You will develop the knowledge, understanding and…
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CPD Activities

This section lists all RAD Australia CPD activities including courses delivered in person, online or with a combination of both using live stream. Additional courses…
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RAD Australia Teachers' Scholarship Fund

The Royal Academy of Dance aims to increase access, reward aspirations, and support the excellent standard of education within our Registered Teaching Membership. In 2021-2022,…
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The Fonteyn 2024

The Margot Fonteyn International Ballet Competition will be held in London in September 2024 Enter the spirit, become part of the legacy.
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Silver Swans

Launched in 2017, the RAD’s Silver Swans® initiative is an exciting business opportunity for experienced ballet teachers to extend their expertise and tap into the growing adult dance market.
Silver Swans®

Latest News

24 Jul '24
Awards / Events / RAD Awards / RAD news / The Fonteyn International Ballet Competition
24 Jul '24

The Margot Fonteyn International Ballet Competition 2024 Australian Semi-Finalists

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3 Jul '24
RAD news / Uncategorised
3 Jul '24

Vale Vivianne Sayers

 Vale Vivianne Sayers  Vivianne Sayers  It is with profound sadness that the Royal Academy of Dance Australia announces the passing of Vivianne Sayers, a cherished…
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17 Jun '24
CPD / RAD news
17 Jun '24

Leading the Way in Safeguarding: RAD Australia’s New Course 

Leading the Way in Safeguarding: RAD Australia's New Training Course  The Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) Australia is thrilled to announce the launch of our…
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6 Jun '24
Awards / RAD news
6 Jun '24

Celebrating the success of Festival of Dance, WA 2024

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31 May '24
RAD news / Uncategorised
31 May '24

Vale Jacqueline Morland 

 Vale Jacqueline Morland   Jacqueline Morland It is with deep sadness that we advise of the passing of Jacqueline Morland, fondly known as Jacqui, an RAD…
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27 May '24
Advanced 1 Bursary / Bursaries / RAD Awards / RAD news / Student Activities
27 May '24

Announcing the Winner of the Australian Advanced 1 Bursary 2024

RAD Australia Announces Queensland's Tahlia Szumowski Winner of the Australian Advanced 1 Bursary 2024  Sydney, Australia – 26 May 2024 – The Royal Academy of…
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Upcoming Events

28 Jul '24
Awards / RAD Awards / RAD news

SA RAD Awards 2024

Price
Graded Award entries $59.00 (which includes an event t-shirt). Vocational Graded Award entries $59.00 (which includes an event t-shirt).
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4 Aug - 8 Sep '24
Awards / RAD Awards / RAD news

Shirley Treacy Awards 2024

Price
Grades 4-5: $65 Intermediate Foundation & Intermediate: $80 Advanced Levels: $105
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15 Aug '24
Courses / CPD / Events / Online CPD

Creative Approaches to Teaching Character Work: Grades 1-4 (Sydney and Online)

Duration
6.5hrs
Price
RAD Registered Teacher $230 RAD FoE Student $115 Non-RAD Registered Teacher $345
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16 Aug - 18 Aug '24
Events / Exam Intensive Syllabus Workshop / Student Activities

Launceston Spring Syllabus Intensive 2024

Price
Cost from $77 - $96
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20 Aug '24
Courses / CPD / Events / Online CPD

Maintaining Strength for Pointe Work (Online)

Duration
1hr
Price
RAD Member $34 Non-Member $50
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25 Aug '24
Courses / CPD / Events / Online CPD

Techniques for Teaching Success: Barre Work (Online)

Duration
3hrs
Price
RAD Registered Teacher $115 RAD FoE Student $57.50 Non-RAD Registered Teacher $172.50
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Sponsorship and Partners

We are grateful for the support of our dance brand partners in 2024 who receive national recognition through our activities and initiatives. Find out about RAD sponsorship opportunities in 2024.
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Student Activities Programme Gold Sponsor- Bloch

Official RAD exam uniform licensee and leading dancewear brand,

Student Activities Programme Sponsor - Harlequin

Harlequin, so much more than a floor. Harlequin floors come together like a finely choreographed pas de deux, using the same precision, passion, resilience and dedication that define all top performances.  Dancers say that performing on Harlequin is a feeling.

Student Activities Programme Silver Sponsors - Energetiks

Dance for Life. Energetiks' mission is to inspire and support dancers to perform well and live well.

Student Activities Bronze Sponsor - Capezio

Capezio is the name that continues to make the world dance. With 135 years of quality craftsmanship, dedicated customer service and timeless design, Capezio is the brand of choice for athletes and performers across the globe