As a member of the RAD, you can explore a range of benefits available to you in the Members’ Area of our website. 

We are the largest accredited classical ballet Examination Board in the world and as a Member of the Academy, you will benefit from our reputation as an international dance training and education provider of excellence. As we continually assess our examination syllabus, so, our Registered teachers and examiners are assured that we are meeting the needs of today’s students.

We also provide a broad range of high-quality, flexible university validated teacher education and training degrees, diplomas and certificates as well as professional awards validated by the Academy. So whatever your category of membership we are committed to providing a long-term career path for your professional development.

The Royal Academy of Dance offers professional and business advice and support to all Members. It strives to devise new and relevant products, improve and update existing services and create international partnerships which strengthen its professional standing within the dance education community, worldwide.

We also welcome those with an interest in and passion for dance and the RAD to become Members and enjoy being part of a global community of like-minded dance enthusiasts.

We are also delighted to share offers and discounts with you through our partners. Please note that we do not accept liability for third party offers.

Australian Partner Benefits


Rambert Grades Membership

New in 2022/23 we are excited to be collaborating with Rambert Grades to offer RAD Registered Teachers in Australia a 40% discount on Rambert Grades Membership.

Created in a landmark collaborative partnership between Rambert (dance company) and Rambert School, Rambert Grades was developed by a team of industry experts with additional solo material created by internationally renowned choreographers Hofesh Shechter OBE, Alesandra Seutin and Benoit Swan Pouffer. Training is accessible to all ages, abilities and bodies regardless of prior experience of formal dance training. Across three levels and eight qualifications (grades 1-8), Rambert Grades teachers are taught to promote a safe environment for students to develop lifelong skills.

Rambert Grades embraces an ethos of progressive dance education and is about inspiration, confidence, and self-belief. The training takes a flexible student-centric approach making it inclusive and relevant to people from all backgrounds. RAD teachers will benefit from Rambert’s approach to teaching, artistry and creativity and from a connection with a name globally synonymous with contemporary dance.

Find out all about Rambert Grades and how you can add this progressive and inclusive contemporary dance syllabus to your studio here.

Harlequin Floors
RAD members worldwide can now enjoy a 10% discount on Harlequin floors. Simply go to the Harlequin website to find your local office. Alternatively, contact Harlequin with your RAD ID and location to be directed to your nearest office. Terms & Conditions

As RAD Australia’s Preferred Insurance Partner  DanceSurance are offering Australian RAD Members special discounts on their products.

DanceSurance are a respected and trusted insurance provider for the dance industry who offer industry-specific insurance. Their expertise and knowledge has been gained over 50 years in the industry and the team are uniquely qualified, experienced and have a passionate desire to continue to give clients the absolute best possible service, covers and premiums.

On production of a current RAD Membership card, RAD Members will receive the following discounts on DanceSurance products:

  • Freelance Contractor packages will receive $10 off
  • Liability Packages will receive 10% off
  • Business Packages – 10% off (subject to minimum premium)

These discounts apply for new and existing clients of DanceSurance. Existing clients should send proof of their current RAD Membership to DanceSurance as part of their insurance renewal process. For more information on the products on offer from DanceSurance see their website here.

Class Manager
Introducing  RAD Australia’s preferred software partner, Class Manager. RAD Members receive discount across two great digital solutions for your studio business.

Class Manager are pleased to offer RAD Members 25% off your first year’s subscription to their class admin software and that’s not all; to get even more discount off your Class Manager subscription, RAD Members can use Stage Stubs, their free ticketing software, for one major show for the year and get that month’s subscription free!

Find out more about Class Manager and Stage Stubs here.