RAD Members Benefit From Discounted Rambert Grades Membership

The Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) and Rambert Grades have announced a first-of-its kind collaboration in a three-year pilot beginning August 2022.

Rambert Grades is a progressive and inclusive contemporary dance syllabus created by two of the world’s leading contemporary dance organisations: Rambert School and Rambert company.

The collaboration will see RAD Registered Teachers exclusively in Australia enjoy discounted membership of Rambert Grades at $150 per year (40% discount on the usual fee of AU$250 approx for each year of the pilot) and access to a series of online training sessions which will see them learn to teach the Rambert Grades syllabus across three levels and 8 qualifications (Grades 1-8).

RAD Chief Executive Tim Arthur said...

"I can’t tell you how delighted I am to be entering into this collaboration with Rambert Grades. The RAD has a huge and longstanding love and appreciation for the remarkable creative vision and undeniable brilliance of Rambert. We were very proud to award Dame Marie Rambert the RAD’s Queen Elizabeth II Coronation Award in 1956. Dance is fundamentally an act of creative collaboration, we’re certain that with this relationship we can create great things and at the same time bring the world of dance a little closer together."

 

About Rambert Grades

Rambert Grades is the global benchmark for creative contemporary dance learning. Carefully designed with an unequivocally holistic approach at its heart, 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.

 

Contemporary dance training with a difference: About the Syllabus

Rambert Grades 8-grade syllabus encourages young people to own their individuality while learning and embodying three strands: Technique, Performance, and Creative. Rambert Grades trained teachers are taught to promote a safe environment where physical explorations can exist without rigidity, yet with focus, discipline, and collaboration. Students are seen as individuals and encouraged to express their ideas and discover their unique voices.

Inclusive & Accessible

Rambert Grades is actively building a community around a better, more inclusive system which is accessible to all ages, abilities, and bodies regardless of ability and prior experience of formal dance training.

Developed by Industry Experts

The Rambert Grades syllabus has been developed by a team of industry experts from Rambert and Rambert School with additional solo material created by internationally renowned choreographers Hofesh Shechter and Alesandra Seutin.

Meet the Choreographers

Rambert Grades Artistic Director and Choreographer - Benoit Swan Pouffer

Benoit Swan Pouffer Benoit Swan Pouffer is the Artistic Director of Rambert and an internationally renowned dance artist and company leader. Born and trained in…
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Rambert Grades Choreographer - Hofesh Schecter OBE

Hofesh Schecter OBE Choreographer Hofesh Shechter OBE is recognised as one of the most exciting artists making stage work today, renowned for composing atmospheric musical…
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Rambert Grades Choreographer - Alesandra Seutin

Alesandra Seutin Alesandra Seutin is an International performer, choreographer, dramaturg and teacher. The daughter to South African and Belgian parents, Alesandra was born in Harare,…
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Speaking of the benefit to RAD Registered Teachers RAD Artistic Director Gerard Charles said…

“Not only does Rambert offer an excellent standard of dance training, they also share our values of quality teaching, student engagement, movement quality, response to music, and making good dance education available to all. I am pleased that by making this contemporary syllabus available to our RAD teaching members this will add value to the opportunities they can bring their students.”

Teacher Training

Syllabus Training is offered as a virtual learning environment in which teachers are supported through a blend of independent study and live guided learning. This training is ideal for existing dance teachers, PE teachers teaching dance in school, dance graduates or professional dancers with teaching experience. Trained teachers are taught to promote a safe environment where physical explorations can exist without rigidity, yet with focus, discipline and collaboration. The syllabus, running since 2020, has a global uptake with dedicated timetables scheduled across the year for different timezones. Teachers may train in all levels, or choose specific levels to train in at one time.

Accredited by Ofqual

Rambert Grades is an awarding organisation regulated by The Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulations (Ofqual).

Levels and Qualifications

Rambert Grades offers Graded examinations across three levels and eight qualifications (Grades 1-8). Exams are filmed and sent for assessment by an external examiner.

Rambert Grades teachers are taught to promote a safe environment where physical explorations can exist without rigidity, yet with focus, discipline and collaboration, developing lifelong skills.

Shelley Yacopetti RAD Australia Faculty of Education, Education and Engagement Manager said…

“Rambert Grades is at the forefront of contemporary dance training, developed alongside leaders in the field and influential contemporary dance makers. This collaboration is an exciting opportunity for RAD Registered Teachers to bring something fresh to Australian dancers and expand their studio offering with a training programme and Graded examinations that are truly innovative and accessible to all.”

Become a Rambert Grades Member

Rambert Grades Membership is $150 (payable in Australian Dollars) for RAD Registered Teachers for the duration of the pilot. This discount is exclusively available to Australian RAD RTS. Head to this page for more information and to become a member.

Fees for training

Please note the following fees for teacher training.

Fees:
Level 1 £275 (approx. AU$495*).
Level 2 – £250 (approx. AU$450*)
Level 3 – £450 (approx. AU$810*)
All levels – £875 (approx. AU$1,575*)

The fee includes your choice of performance pathway – either Hofesh Schecter or Alesandra Seutin. If you would like to learn both performance pathways please add the following bolt on fees:

Bolt on Fees:
Level 1 – £95 (approx. AU$171*)
Level 2 – £75 (approx. AU$135*)
Level 3 – £125 (approx. AU$225*)
All Levels – £240 (approx. AU$432*)

*Please note all training fees are payable in Pounds Sterling and subject to local conversion rates on the date of payment.

Teacher Training Courses available this Spring

Once you have become a Rambert Grades member we invite you to participate in a range of teacher training courses below. Delivered in a virtual learning environment, make the most of your Spring School holidays and prepare for an exciting new addition to your studio in Term 4 or in 2023!

 

Become a Rambert Grades Member here

Rambert Grades Teacher Training

24 Aug '22

RAMBERT GRADES - Information Session for Teachers

Price
Free
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17 Sep - 6 Nov '22

RAMBERT GRADES - LEVEL 1 TRAINING FOR TEACHERS - Grades 1-3

Price
Level 1 £275 (approx. AU$495*). All levels - £875 (approx. AU$1,575*) The fee includes your choice of performance pathway - either Hofesh Schecter or Alesandra Seutin. If you would like to learn both performance pathways please add the following bolt on fees. All fees are paid in Pounds Sterling and subject to local conversion rates on the date of payment. Bolt on Fees: Level 1 – £95 (approx. AU$171*) All Levels - £240 (approx. AU$432*)
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17 Sep - 6 Nov '22

RAMBERT GRADES - LEVEL 2 TRAINING FOR TEACHERS - Grades 4-5

Price
Level 2 - £250 (approx. AU$450*) All levels - £875 (approx. AU$1,575*) The fee includes your choice of performance pathway - either Hofesh Schecter or Alesandra Seutin. If you would like to learn both performance pathways please add the following bolt on fees Bolt on Fees: Level 2 - £75 (approx. AU$135*) All Levels - £240 (approx. AU$432*) All fees are paid in Pounds Sterling and subject to local conversion rates on the date of payment.
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17 Sep - 6 Nov '22

RAMBERT GRADES - LEVEL 3 TRAINING FOR TEACHERS - Grades 6-8

Price
Level 3 - £450 (approx. AU$810*) All levels - £875 (approx. AU$1,575*) The fee includes your choice of performance pathway - either Hofesh Schecter or Alesandra Seutin. If you would like to learn both performance pathways please add the following bolt on fees Bolt on Fees: Level 3 - £125 (approx. AU$225*) All Levels - £240 (approx. AU$432*) All fees are paid in Pounds Sterling and subject to local conversion rates on the date of payment.
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For more information about Rambert Grades

Contact: Shelley Yacopetti
Education and Engagement Manager, Faculty of Education, RAD Australia
e : syacopetti@rad.org.au
t: (08) 9272 3940
m: 0416 366 633