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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. Through an international network of dance teachers, we support and connect a global community of more than 400,000 students, and dancers of all ages and abilities, in more than 80 countries.
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13 Sep '22
14+ Dance Scholarship / NZ News
13 Sep '22

2022 14+ Dance Scholarship winners announced

What a fabulous weekend of dancing at the 14+ Dance Scholarship this weekend.  On Sunday 11th September candidates came from all over New Zealand to…
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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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8 Sep '22
14+ Dance Scholarship
8 Sep '22

2020 14+ Dance Scholarship Winner Update - Asa Waller

2020 14+ Dance Scholarship winner update - Asa Waller Lovely to hear from Asa on what she has been up to since winning the 14+…
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24 Aug '22
Solo Seal
24 Aug '22

Solo Seal Series

With the 2022 Solo Seal exam fast approaching we have reached out to some former candidates to ask them about their RAD Solo Seal experience.…
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24 Aug '22
14+ Dance Scholarship
24 Aug '22

14+ Dance Scholarship 2022- Tickets sold out

14+ Dance Scholarship 2022 We are pleased to announce that the 14+ Dance Scholarship 2022 will take place on Sunday 11 September at Te Whaea,…
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25 Jul '22
Solo Seal
25 Jul '22

Solo Seal 2022 - Tickets now on sale

Solo Seal 2022 We are pleased to announce that Solo Seal will take place on Friday 09 September at Te Whaea, National Dance and Drama…
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Awards / Bursaries / Events / Phyllis Bedells Bursary / Student Activities

The Bedells Bursary 2022

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We offer an internationally recognised portfolio of exams to motivate students of all ages and abilities. These are endorsed by state awarding bodies with credits towards the Certificate of Education.
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