Student Activities

RAD Australia offers a wide range of student activities across Australia to supplement a dancer’s experience gained with our Registered Teachers. These might include any of the following:-

  • Competitions
  • Bursaries
  • Exam Syllabus Preparation Workshops
  • Workshops
  • Masterclasses
  • Day of Dance
  • Summer School
  • Boys Only Workshops
  • Pop Up Performances
  • Gala/Showcase Performances

To see what student activities are currently available head to our What’s On page.

2021 Student Activities

Below is a calendar of currently planned activities for 2021. This information is subject to change so we encourage you to check back regularly. Please note that as we continue to monitor the global COVID-19 Pandemic our student activities programme is subject to COVID Safety Protocols and can change at a moment’s notice to align with Government and Health advice.

Feb

QLD – The 2021 Jacqueline Morland Awards Performance Groups Rehearsals >28 February, 7 March, 14 March, 21 March 2021. Awards 27/28 March
NSW – Open Class Workshops > 28 February

Mar

NSW – The 2021 Joan and Monica Halliday OAM FRAD Awards > Preliminaries 5,12 & 14 March. Final 21 March
NSW – The 2021 Isobel Anderson Memorial Awards > Preliminaries 8-11 March. Semi-Final 12 March. Commissioned Choreography Workshop 14 March. Final 21 March
QLD – Prelude Masterclass > 14 March
QLD – Jacqueline Morland Awards > Semi-Finals 21 March. Finals 27/28 March
QLD – Centenary Medal > 26 March 2021. Preliminaries 27 March. Finals 28 March

Apr

WA – Autumn School Intensive Exam Syllabus Preparation Workshop > 6 – 10 April
ACT – Autumn School Intensive Exam Syllabus Preparation Workshop > 11 – 13 April
QLD – Brisbane Autumn School Intensive Exam Syllabus Preparation Workshop > 12 – 17 April
QLD – Cairns Autumn School Intensive Exam Syllabus Preparation Workshop > 12 – 17 April
QLD – Mackay Autumn School Intensive Exam Syllabus Preparation Workshop > 7 – 9 April
SA – Autumn School Intensive Exam Syllabus Preparation Workshop > 12 – 16 April
NSW – Autumn School Intensive Exam Syllabus Preparation Workshop > 6-9 April

May

ACT – Gala – 2 May
VIC – Western Workshop – 16 May
VIC – South Eastern Workshop – 30 May

June

WA – Festival of Dance > 3 – 6 June, Festival Gala 7 June
QLD – Brisbane Winter Course Intensive Exam Syllabus Preparation Workshop > 28 June – 10 July

July

SA – Awards > 4 July
TAS – Winter School Intensive Exam Syllabus Preparation Workshop > 15 – 17 July

August

No student activities are planned for August at this time.

September

VIC – Audrey Nicholls OAM FRAD Awards > 5 & 12 September
QLD – Shirley Treacy Memorial Awards > 11 & 12 September (date to be confirmed)
ACT – Betsy Sawyer Awards > 4 & 5 September
NSW – Spring School Intensive Exam Syllabus Preparation Workshop > 28 September – 1 October
VIC – Spring School Intensive Exam Syllabus Preparation Workshop > 29 Sept – 1 October
WA – Spring School Intensive Exam Syllabus Preparation Workshop > 29 September – 5 October

October

TAS – Joan Burnett Scholarship > 23 October
TAS – Susan Sargison Awards > 23 October
TAS – Masterclasses with Susan Sargison and David McAllister AM > 24 October
WA – Spring School Intensive Exam Syllabus Preparation Workshop > 29 September – 5 October

November

VIC – Kathleen Gorham Awards > 7 November
WA – Diana de Vos Awards > 14 & 21 November

December

No student activities are planned for December at this time.

2022

January

SA – Dance Fest 22 > 10 – 14 January

Centenary Medal

The Centenary Medal has been introduced in 2021 to commemorate the Royal Academy of Dance teaching the world to dance and supporting young dancers’ development for 100 years.

The Centenary medal will be incorporated into the 2021 student awards programme and will be awarded to the dancer who demonstrates exceptional artistry and performance for an audience. Find out more here.