Become a RAD Member Plus

From RAD Intermediate Foundation (Pre-Elementary) (or Benesh equivalent) you can progress further through our scheme to become a RAD Member Plus.

Renew Your Membership

Subscription Fee

  • Full rate – $210
  • Reduced rate – $155

RAD Member Plus Reduced Rate

The reduced rate is automatically available to:

  • Full members under the age of 18
  • Full members in full-time education*
  • Full members over the age of 65*

*Proof will be required


Print  Online Discounts Additional
Welcome pack & membership card Members’ Area RAD shop discounts Can apply to be an Associate of the RAD (ARAD)***
RAD magazines* Monthly e-newsletter Selected events & courses Attend the AGM and have voting rights
JobSearch International™ Vocational Graded Examinations** Priority booking
Scholarships, awards and competitions
Member-only competitions

*Dance GazetteFocus on Exams (three times per year) and Focus on Members where locally produced.
**From Advanced Foundation upwards.
***Terms and conditions apply.


You must meet one of the following requirements:

  • Have passed RAD Intermediate Foundation (Pre Elementary)
  • Hold a Student Teaching Certificate (STC)
  • Be enrolled on any RAD certificate, diploma, degree or masters programme
  • Be a graduate of any RAD certificate, diploma or degree programme
  • Hold the Award of Intermediate Level Certificate in Benesh Movement Notation, its equivalent or higher
  • Hold a CBMN (Certificate in Benesh Movement Notation)
  • Hold a Diplôme supérieur (2nd year certificate) in BMN awarded by the Paris Conservatoire

Code of Conduct

All RAD Members must adhere to the Code of Conduct.

How to Apply

Download the 2019/2020 Application form

Associate of the Royal Academy of Dance

Full Members who have successfully passed Advanced 2 and are at least 18 years of age are eligible to become an Associate of the Royal Academy of Dance. Associates receive a certificate and are entitled to use the initials ARAD after their name, as long as they keep their membership subscription up to date. Application is free.

Further Information

If you need further information or have any questions, please email