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We are the Royal Academy of Dance, a world leader in dance education and training. We’ve been teaching the world to dance for over 100 years and believe passionately in its power to transform lives for the better.

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20 May '24
RAD news
20 May '24

Royal Academy of Dance announces honorary fellowships to three transformative figures in dance teaching

Margaret Graham Hills, Virginia Parkinson and Paula Hunt are recipients of the RAD's highest award to dance teachers   The Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) is…
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21 Feb '24
RAD news
21 Feb '24

Royal Academy of Dance announces Alexander Campbell as its new Artistic Director

Alexander joins the RAD in his first Artistic Director position since departing from The Royal Ballet. Today the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) announced Alexander…
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30 Oct '23
The Fonteyn
30 Oct '23

The winners of The Margot Fonteyn International Ballet Competition 2023

We are thrilled to announce the winners of the Margot Fonteyn International Ballet Competition 2023, one of the world's most prestigious dance events, staged at…
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Teacher Training with the RAD

Interested in becoming a dance teacher? Find out about our certification, degree and Continuing Professional Development programs.
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Exams

We offer a wide range of exams and assessments to motivate and reward students of all ages and abilities. Our focus is on creativity and musicality, providing opportunities to progress and achieve.
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Register of Teachers

Our global register of teachers is a great resource to help you locate a professional dance teacher.
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Silver Swans

Our Silver Swans initiative has been specially developed for older learners. Find out where to find a class or how to become a Silver Swans Licensee.
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Membership

Whatever your interest in dance, we have a membership category to suit you.
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Upcoming Courses

25 Jun - 28 Jun '24
CPD

Introduction to Advanced 2 (Female) Syllabi (Live Stream)

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29 Jul - 30 Jul '24
CPD

Silver Swans® Workshop (Live Stream)

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12 Jul '24
CPD / Safeguarding

YPAD™ Stronger Together Seminar: safeguarding students by empowering adults

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