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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

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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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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Upcoming Events

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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24 Jun - 6 Jul '24
Events / Exam Intensive Syllabus Workshop / Student Activities

Brisbane Winter Syllabus Intensive 2024

Price
Cost from $100 up to $230.
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26 Jun - 27 Jun '24
CPD / CPD webinar / Events / Online CPD

Introduction to Grade 8 Female (Sydney and Online)

Duration
6.5hrs
Price
RAD Members: $395 RAD FoE Students: $197.50 Non-Members: $592.50
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28 Jun '24
Courses / CPD / Events / Online CPD

First Aid for Dancers (Brisbane)

Duration
2hr
Price
RAD Member (full course) $154 RAD Member (CPR only) $50 Non-Member (full course) $189 Non-Member (CPR only) $50
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1 Jul - 5 Jul '24
Events / Exam Intensive Syllabus Workshop / Student Activities

Cairns Winter Syllabus Intensive 2024

Price
Cost from $140
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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