3 March 2024 09:30 - 16:30

Silver Swans Licensee training - Auckland / online

This one-day workshop introduces experienced ballet teachers to Silver Swans®, with a focus on safe and inclusive practice for adults and strategies to maximise their experience.


The aim of this workshop is to provide practical experience of effective ballet teaching strategies for a group of mixed ability older learners.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of the workshop you will have:

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


Lily Fong Ballet Academy – Level 1, 407 Great South Rd, Greenlane, Auckland

and available online via Zoom


Sharon Howells

Licence Fees

See further information about the fees and the benefits of being a Silver Swans Licensee.

CPD Hours

8 hours Time-Valued CPD


$200 for RAD Members

$280 for non members

Terms and Conditions

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

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

Key Information

Time Duration Fee
09:30 - 16:30 1 day Members $200
Non-Members $280

Who can attend?

This course is for professional dance educators and higher education students.  This course is available to all teachers (not just RAD)

  • RAD Registered Teachers
  • Ballet teachers

Participation in Silver Swans Workshops is open to ballet teachers wishing to find out more about approaches to teaching ballet to older learners, with a view of becoming a Silver Swans Licensee. On completion of the workshop, RAD Registered Teachers will be automatically granted the Silver Swans licence. All other teachers who currently teach ballet, and who wish to be considered for the Silver Swans licence, will be asked to indicate their interest for the license upon registration for the workshops. Confirmation of eligibility for a licence will be based on the observations of the Silver Swans tutor delivering the sessions. The tutor will observe the participant’s secure demonstration of ballet teaching, as detailed in the list of competencies. Teachers that have indicated their interest and are deemed eligible for the licence will be notified within 30 days following the workshop.

How to apply

Silver Swans Workshop Registration Form - 3rd March 2024

Thank you for your interest in our Silver Swans Workshop, please fill in the form below to register
I would like to attend the course(Required)


Fee is payable upon receipt of invoice.
Price: $ 200.00
Price: $ 280.00
Price: $ 185.00
Registration to be received by RAD on or before the 22 Feb 2024
Price: $ 265.00
Registration to be received by RAD on or before the 22 Feb 2024
Payment information
If paying by internet banking (please quote your full name as the reference and email a copy of the Internet Banking confirmation to office@rad.org.nz) Payment should be made to: Account Name: Royal Academy of Dance Bank Name: ANZ Bank Account No: 01 0517 0198208 00