19 February 2022 11:00am - 6:00pm EST

Silver Swans Workshop (Online)

This one-day online workshop will introduce experienced ballet teachers to Silver Swans®, with a focus on devising and delivering safe and inclusive ballet classes for older learners, and strategies which engage students with diverse experiences and abilities.


To provide practical experience of effective ballet teaching strategies for a group of mixed ability older learners.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of the workshop, participants will have:

  • An understanding of Silver Swans and the responsibilities and expectations of license holders
  • An awareness of a range of ballet teaching strategies and the benefits of these strategies in relation to the Silver Swans
  • A greater understanding of how to safely modify and deliver ballet repertoire for older learners, and a knowledge and understanding of appropriate progression, differentiation and integration considerations for adults of mixed ability

On completion of the workshop, RAD Registered Teachers will be automatically granted the Silver Swans license. All other teachers who currently teach ballet, and who wish to be considered for the Silver Swans license, will be asked to indicate their interest for the license. Confirmation of eligibility for a license will be based on the observations of the Silver Swans tutor delivering the sessions.

CPD Hours

8 hours Time-Valued CPD


Members of the Royal Academy of Dance receive discounts on all CPD activities.

Terms and Conditions

Please ensure you read and understand the following documents before booking onto the workshop:

Silver Swans Terms and Conditions and Silver Swans Licensee Code of Conduct.

For details on how your information is processed, please see the CPD Privacy Notice. Please also read our Terms and Conditions.
The workshop will be hosted on Zoom. Zoom’s privacy notice is available here.

Registration is now closed.

Key Information

Time Fee
11:00am - 6:00pm EST Members: $160*
Non-Members: $192*

Who can attend?

RAD Registered Teachers

Ballet teachers


*The annual license fee is not included in the workshop fee.