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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.
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Latest News

6 May '24
Advanced 1 Bursary / Bursaries / RAD Awards / RAD news / Student Activities
6 May '24

Royal Academy of Dance Australia Announces the first round of Finalists for the Australian Advanced 1 Bursary Semi-Finals  

Royal Academy of Dance Australia Announces the Finalists for the Australian Advanced 1 Bursary Semi-Finals 06/05/2024: RAD Australia is delighted to announce the finalists from…
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10 Apr '24
Dance Teaching / RAD news
10 Apr '24

Examiner Recruitment for Australian and New Zealand residents

The Royal Academy of Dance is looking to recruit examiners to service its worldwide market. This recruitment campaign is open to Asia Pacific based residents…
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9 Apr '24
Awards / Darlinghurst Studio / Events / RAD Awards / RAD news
9 Apr '24

Announcing the Winners of the Joan and Monica Halliday and Isobel Anderson Awards 2024

Announcing the Winners of the Joan & Monica Halliday and Isobel Anderson Awards 2024 We are pleased to announce the winners of the 2024 Joan…
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22 Mar '24
Awards / Darlinghurst Studio / Events / RAD Awards / RAD news
22 Mar '24

Announcing the Isobel Anderson Awards Finalists 2024

We are pleased to announce the Finalists for the Isobel Anderson Awards 2023. These Awards have been adjudicated by Amy Harris, and taught by Daniel…
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19 Mar '24
Awards / Events / RAD Awards / RAD news
19 Mar '24

Announcing the Winners of the Jacqueline Morland Awards 2024

We are pleased to announce the Winners of the 2024 Jacqueline Morland Awards! Held on the 16th and 17th of March, 2024, at St John's…
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18 Mar '24
Awards / Darlinghurst Studio / Events / RAD Awards / RAD news
18 Mar '24

Isobel Anderson Awards Semi-Finalists 2024

We are excited to announce the Semi-Finalists for the Isobel Anderson Awards 2024 Intermediate Foundation Class A 6. Ava Rodojevic 10. Audrey Baker 13. Miya…
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Upcoming Events

30 May - 2 Jun '24
Awards / Open Awards / Student Activities

Festival of Dance 2024 - WA

Price
Solos from $30 - $35 Scholarships from $55 -$65 Ensembles $16 per dancer – entered by teachers
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13 Jun '24
Courses / CPD / Events / Online CPD

Preparation for Pointe (Online)

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

Techniques for Teaching Success: Allegro (Sydney)

Duration
3hrs
Price
RRAD Registered Teacher $115 RAD FoE Student $57.50 Non-RAD Registered Teacher $172.50
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18 Jun '24
Courses / CPD / Events / Online CPD

Techniques for Teaching Success: Boys Work (Sydney)

Duration
2hrs
Price
RAD Registered Teacher $80 RAD FoE Student $40 Non-RAD Registered Teacher $120
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19 Jun '24
Courses / CPD / Events / Online CPD

Insights into Solo Seal (Sydney and Online)

Duration
2hrs
Price
RAD Registered Teacher $95 RAD FoE Student $47.50 Non-RAD Registered Teacher $142.50
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20 Jun '24
Courses / CPD / Events / Silver Swans

Silver Swans Licensee Workshop (Online)

Duration
6.5hrs
Price
RAD Registered Teachers: $230 RAD FoE Students: $115 Non-RAD Registered Teachers: $345
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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