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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

29 Jul '22
Darlinghurst Studio / RAD news
29 Jul '22

DAIR Mitchell Christie announces premiere of new work developed in our studio

DAIR Mitchell Christie announces the premiere of new work developed in our Darlinghurst studio We are a proud partner of Ausdance NSW Dance Artist In…
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25 Jul '22
Awards / RAD Awards / RAD news
25 Jul '22

South Australian dancers add to 50 years of history

The RAD community in South Australia came together on Sunday 24 July to mark the 50th Anniversary of the RAD Awards South Australia - the…
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19 Jul '22
RAD news
19 Jul '22

RAD chair, Guy Perricone, to move to Northern Ballet

Northern Ballet has announced that Guy Perricone will succeed Sir David Wootton as chair. Guy has been chair of the RAD since 2015 and has…
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8 Jul '22
Dance Teaching / Faculty of Education / Higher Education / RAD news
8 Jul '22

Congratulations to our 2021 Australian Graduates!

On Sunday 3 July we had the pleasure of hosting an inaugural Graduation Celebration for Australian graduates of RAD Faculty of Education programmes.
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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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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

4 Sep - 11 Sep '22
Awards / RAD Awards / Student Activities

Audrey Nicholls OAM FRAD ARAD Awards (Victoria) 2022

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8 Sep '22
CPD / CPD webinar

Music Licensing for Royal Academy of Dance members webinar

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26 Sep - 1 Oct '22
Exam Intensive Syllabus Workshop / Student Activities / Student workshop

Spring School Intensive Examinations Workshop WA

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27 Sep '22
CPD / Mixed delivery CPD

Grade 2 Revision Course (exercises only) Teachers' Course

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27 Sep '22
CPD / Mixed delivery CPD

Grade 3 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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