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.

Student Activities Terms & Conditions

Before entering any student activities, please make sure you have read and understood the terms & conditions outlined here.

2022 Student Activities

Below is a calendar of currently planned activities for 2022. 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.

January

SA – Dance Fest 22 > 10 – 14 January – CANCELLED

Feb

QLD – The 2022 Jacqueline Morland Awards Performance Groups Rehearsals >27 February, 6, 13 and 20 March 2021. Awards 26/27 March
NSW – Open Class Workshops > 27 Feb & 6 Mar

Mar

NSW – The 2022 Joan and Monica Halliday OAM FRAD Awards >Preliminaries and Semi-Finals 7-11 March; Finals 27 March
NSW – The 2022 Isobel Anderson Memorial Awards >Preliminaries and Semi-Finals 14-18 March; Commissioned Choreography 20 March; Finals 27 March
QLD – Prelude Masterclass > 13 March
QLD – Jacqueline Morland Awards > Semi-Finals 26 March. Finals 27 March

Apr

QLD – Autumn Intensive Exam Syllabus Preparation Workshop (Brisbane) > 4-9 April
QLD – Autumn Intensive Exam Syllabus Preparation Workshop (Cairns) > 4-8 April
ACT – Autumn School Holiday Workshop (Canberra) > 10-12 April
QLD – Autumn Intensive Exam Syllabus Preparation Workshop (Mackay) > 11-14 April
NSW – Autumn Intensive Exam Syllabus Preparation Workshop (Sydney) > 11-14 April
WA – Autumn Intensive Exam Syllabus Preparation Workshop (Perth) > 19-23 April
SA – Autumn Intensive Exam Syllabus Preparation Workshop (Adelaide) > 26-29 April
VIC – Western Sunday Syllabus Series – Grade 2 – Grade 5 > 31 April

May

VIC – Western Sunday Syllabus Series – Grade 2 – Grade 5 > 1 May
TAS – South Weekend Syllabus Series – Vocational Intermediate Foundation to Advanced 1 (Hobart) > 7-8 May
TAS – North Weekend Syllabus Series – Grade 2 – Grade 5 (Launceston) > 14-15 May
VIC – Western Sunday Syllabus Series – Grade 2 – Grade 5 (syllabus dances) > 15 May
TAS – South Weekend Syllabus Series – Vocational Intermediate Foundation to Advanced 1 (Hobart) > 21-22 May
VIC – Western Sunday Syllabus Series – Vocational Intermediate Foundation to Advanced 1 (syllabus) > 22 May
TAS – North Weekend Syllabus Series – Grade 2 – Grade 5 (Launceston) > 28-29 May

June

WA – Festival of Dance > 2-6 June
TAS – South Weekend Syllabus Series – Grade 2 – Grade 5 (Hobart) > 4-5 June
VIC – Western Sunday Syllabus Series – Vocational Intermediate Foundation to Advanced 1 – (Syllabus repertoire) > 5 June
TAS – North Weekend Syllabus Series – Vocational Intermediate Foundation to Advanced 1 (Launceston) > 11- 12 June
TAS – South Weekend Syllabus Series – Grade 2 – Grade 5 (Hobart) > 18-19 June
TAS – North Weekend Syllabus Series – Vocational Intermediate Foundation to Advanced 1 (Launceston) > 25- 26 June
QLD – Winter Grades Intensive Exam Syllabus Preparation Workshop (Brisbane) > 27 June -1 July
VIC – Winter Workshop, Intensive Exam Syllabus Preparation Workshop (Melbourne) > 27 June to 1 July

July

NSW – Winter Intensive Exam Syllabus Preparation Workshop (Orange) > returning in 2023
QLD – Winter Vocational Intensive Exam Syllabus Preparation Workshop (Brisbane) > 4-9 July
SA – 50th Anniversary RAD Awards SA > 24 July

August

ACT – The Betsy Sawers Awards will return in 2023

September

VIC – Audrey Nicholls OAM FRAD Awards > 4 and 11 September
QLD – Shirley Treacy Memorial Awards will return in 2023
VIC – Spring Intensive Exam Syllabus Preparation Workshop (Melbourne) > returning in 2023
NSW – Spring Intensive Exam Syllabus Preparation Workshop (Sydney) > 29 September – 2 October
WA – Spring Intensive Exam Syllabus Preparation Workshop (Perth) > 26 September – 1 October

 

October

WA – Spring Intensive Exam Syllabus Preparation Workshop (Perth) > 26 September – 1 October
TAS – Joan Burnett Scholarship > 22 October
TAS – Susan Sargison Awards > 22 October
TAS – Masterclasses with Susan Sargison and David McAllister AC > 23 October

November

VIC – Kathleen Gorham Awards > 6 November
WA – Diana de Vos Awards > 20 November

December

No student activities are planned for December at this time.

2023 Student Activities

January

SA – Dance Fest 23 > 9 – 13 January – Entries open now

February

QLD – Prelude Masterclass > 26 February
QLD – Jacqueline Morland Awards Dance Performance Groups Rehearsals > 19 February, 26 February, 5 March and 12 March. Performance at the Awards 19 March
NSW- Open Class Workshops (Grades 3-5) > 19 Feb

March

QLD – Jacqueline Morland Awards > Semi-Finals 18 March. Finals 19 March
NSW- Open Class Workshops (Inter Found– Adv 1) RAD Australia HQ > 5 March
NSW- Joan & Monica Halliday Awards (Prelims & Semis) RAD Australia HQ > 6-10 March
NSW- Musical Theatre Presentation (Workshops for Isobel Anderson Awards Guest Performance) Sonja Dene Dance Studios > 12 & 19 Mar
NSW- Isobel Anderson Awards (Prelims & Semis) RAD Australia HQ > 13 -17 Mar
NSW – Isobel Anderson Awards Commissioned Choreography Workshop (Finalists only) RAD Australia HQ > 19 Mar
NSW – Joan & Monica Halliday Awards Finals, Everest Theatre, Seymour Centre > 25 Mar
NSW – Isobel Anderson Awards Finals, Everest Theatre, Seymour Centre > 26 Mar

April

NSW – Autumn Intensive NSW (incl. Teacher Viewing) The McDonald College > 18-21 Apr

May

June

July

NSW – Winter Intensive Orange, Colour City Dance > 4 -5 July

August

September

NSW – Spring Intensive (incl. Teacher Viewing) The McDonald College > 25-28 Sept
ACT/Riverina – Betsy Sawers Awards, Venue TBC > 9-10 Sept

See below to book for these events

20 Nov '22
Awards

Diana de Vos Awards (Western Australia) 2022

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9 Jan - 13 Jan '23
Student Activities / Summer Workshop

Dance Fest 23 - Summer Workshop

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26 Feb '23
Masterclasses / Student Activities

Prelude Masterclasses 2023 - QLD

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19 Feb - 19 Mar '23
RAD Awards / Student Activities

Dance Performance Groups - Jacqueline Morland Awards 2023

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18 Mar - 19 Mar '23
RAD Awards / Student Activities

Jacqueline Morland Awards 2023

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We are grateful to the following Sponsors for their support in delivering our 2022 Student Activities Programme

Platinum Sponsor - Harlequin
Gold Sponsor - Bloch
Silver Sponsor - Energetiks
Bronze Sponsors - Capezio