Facts and Figures

Facts and figures about the Royal Academy of Dance.

  • Our mission: to promote knowledge, understanding and practice of dance internationally
  • The RAD is the world’s leading organisation in classical ballet education.
  • A global organisation involving approximately 13,000 members across 85 countries.
  • 36 RAD offices worldwide.
  • 250,000 children take RAD examinations each year.
  • Over 200 events and activities attracting over 25,000 participants each year.
  • Over 1,000 students enrolled on Faculty of Education programmes of study.
  • Programmes offered each year for Continuing Professional Development.
  • Full or part-time, distance learning or taught teacher education programmes available from the Faculty of Education.

RAD Australia

  • Member of Royal Academy of Dance Worldwide Group.
  • Registered in Australia ABN 88 132 361 256.
  • The Royal Academy of Dance is registered with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC).
  • In Australia every year more than 20,000 students take RAD exams .
  • Almost 7,500 participate in RAD Australia’s calendar of events.
  • 100 students are annually studying on our Faculty of Education programmes from Australia.
  • RAD Australia also has over 1,500 members.
  • There are and 940 Registered teachers in Australia alone.