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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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Latest News

22 Feb '24
RAD news / Uncategorised
22 Feb '24

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

  Royal Academy of Dance announces Alexander Campbell as its new Artistic Director Alexander joins the RAD in his first Artistic Director position since departing…
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21 Feb '24
RAD news
21 Feb '24

RAD is recruiting Examiners, could this be you?

RAD Examiner Recruitment open for Asia Pacific based residents only. The Royal Academy of Dance is looking to recruit examiners to service its worldwide market.…
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7 Feb '24
NZ News
7 Feb '24

Fellow of the Royal Academy - Paula Hunt MNZM

Paula Hunt MNZM, well known RAD examiner, former Artistic Director and Wellington teacher, and currently consultant to the panel of examiners, was made a Fellow…
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7 Feb '24
Summer School
7 Feb '24

Summer School 2024

On the 15th January 2024, over 120 students, 20 tutors and 22 teachers came together at Te Whaea Wellington for a fun-filled week of dancing at…
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13 Dec '23
Membership / RAD news
13 Dec '23

September get together for Otago RAD members

On 25th September 2023 a group of people with RAD connections enjoyed an informal lunch at Toitu Settlers' Museum Café in Dunedin. The event was…
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24 Oct '23
The Fonteyn / The Fonteyn International Ballet Competition / Uncategorised
24 Oct '23

The Fonteyn New Zealand Semi Finalists

The Margot Fonteyn International Ballet Competition 2023 New Zealand Semi-Finalists The Royal Academy of Dance New Zealand is delighted to announce the New Zealand semi-finalists…
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Upcoming Events

3 Mar '24
CPD / Silver Swans

Silver Swans Licensee training - Auckland / online

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17 Mar '24
Courses / CPD

CPD - Syllabus Strategies: focus on Grades 1 - 3 - Christchurch / Online 17 March 2024

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19 Mar '24
Courses / CPD

CPD - Safeguarding in NZ (Christchurch)

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10 Apr '24
Courses / CPD

CPD: A Shift in Thinking – Exploring inclusivity and accessibility in our studios and beyond

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21 May '24
Courses / CPD

CPD - Safeguarding in NZ (online)

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Register of Teachers

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Exams

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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CPD

Develop your creative, teaching and business skills with our Continuing Professional Development courses and be at the forefront of dance education. Invest in your career.
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