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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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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…
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RAD Shop

Making it easier to shop for Academy merchandise you can now do so in person, by post or online!
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The Fonteyn 2023

The Margot Fonteyn International Ballet Competition will be held in London from 21 – 29 October 2023. Enter the spirit, become part of the legacy.
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Conference 2024

Royal Academy of Dance Australia is hosting our fifth international conference, Dancing into the future; practices, insights & innovations.

Latest News

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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16 Mar '24
Awards / Events / RAD Awards / RAD news
16 Mar '24

Jacqueline Morland Awards Finalists 2024

We are pleased to announce the Finalists for the Jacqueline Morland Awards 2024. Congratulations to all students who participated, the hard work and dedication shown…
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Upcoming Events

24 Apr '24
Courses / CPD / Events / Online CPD

Safe Dance Practice

Duration
5hrs
Price
RAD Member $220 Non-Member $330
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26 Apr '24
CPD / CPD webinar / Events / Online CPD

Youth Mental Health First Aid

Duration
8hrs
Price
RAD Members: $192.50 Non-Members: $220
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28 Apr '24
Courses / CPD / Events / Silver Swans

Silver Swans Licensee Workshop (Sydney)

Duration
6.5hrs
Price
RAD Registered Teachers: $230 RAD FoE Students: $115 Non-RAD Registered Teachers: $345
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1 May - 2 May '24
CPD / CPD webinar / Events / Online CPD

Introduction to Grade 6

Duration
6.5hrs
Price
RAD Members: $395 RAD FoE Students: $197.50 Non-Members: $592.50
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8 May - 9 May '24
CPD / CPD webinar / Events / Online CPD

Introduction to Grade 7 Female

Duration
6.5hrs
Price
RAD Members: $395 RAD FoE Students: $197.50 Non-Members: $592.50
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10 May - 12 May '24
Events / Exam Intensive Syllabus Workshop / Student Activities

Hobart Autumn Syllabus Intensive

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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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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