RAD Membership

Be part of the largest global community of passionate teachers and students where members are supported with their studies and the growth of their businesses. Stay connected through your Members’ Area and access a range of exclusive RAD member only benefits.

How to Apply

RAD Member: Complete our online application form

RAD Member Plus: Complete our online application form

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Membership Fees

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RAD Member

Anyone with an interest in and passion for dance or the RAD can become and RAD Member. You will enjoy access to the Members’ Area, discounts and a lot more.
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RAD Member Plus

From RAD Intermediate Foundation (Pre Elementary) or Benesh equivalent, you can progress further through our membership scheme. RAD Member Plus members can shape the Academy by voting at our AGM, enter The FonteynSorry and much more.
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RAD Registered Teacher

RAD graduates can join our network of approximately 8,000 teachers world-wide. Teachers registered with us can enter candidates for RAD exams, promote themselves under the RAD banner and more.
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Membership Benefits

All members get to enjoy the benefits shown above, while our RAD Member Plus, RAD Teacher Inactive and RAD Registered Teacher categories are given additional tiered benefits. This includes voting rights for the AGM, opportunities to enter scholarships and awards, and eligibility for substantial discounts on Vocational Graded Exam fees from Advanced Foundation upwards. For a comprehensive comparison of our membership categories, you can view our membership benefits table.

Members' Area

With all new features, functionality and content, RAD Members can sign in and browse exclusive news, offers and discounts, update personal information and search for…
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It's time to renew your annual Membership for 2023/2024. The membership year commences on 1 September 2023. Members can now log in to the Members'…
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Global Jobs Board

Our Global Jobs Board is an online listing advertising dance-related opportunities around the globe. It is accessed by over 13,000 members via our exclusive Members' Area.…
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Life Membership

Life Membership To gain Life Membership you must have held at least 42 years of full membership and passed your RAD Advanced 1 Vocational Graded Examination, previously known as Intermediate Major Examination. Life membership will commence following the completion of your 42nd year of full membership.

Five reasons to become an RAD Member

We'd love to welcome you to RAD Membership. Here are five reasons why you should consider joining.