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12 Sep '22
RAD news
12 Sep '22

Queen Elizabeth II, the UK’s longest-serving monarch, has died at Balmoral aged 96, after reigning for 70 years

Buckingham Palace have announced the news that Her Majesty has died at her Scottish residence of Balmoral Castle. Commenting on the news of her passing,…
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25 Aug '22
Dance news / RAD news
25 Aug '22

Royal Academy of Dance advises public to check dance teacher’s qualifications after publishing revealing new research

A new survey conducted on behalf of the RAD by YouGov revealed that 89% of adults in the UK were not aware that there is…
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11 Jul '22
Events / Faculty of Education
11 Jul '22

Certificate in Ballet Teaching Studies Information Session

Join us on July 19 at 9:00am PDT and find out everything you need to know about the RAD's Certificate in Ballet Teaching Studies. Lauren…
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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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