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RAD Expands Partnership with Dance Teacher Web Conference and Expo

The RAD is pleased to announce an expanded partnership with Dance Teacher Web after successful collaborations in 2017 and 2018.

Two RAD tutors will deliver the ‘RAD Ballet Track’ – a selection of RAD workshops ranging from syllabus-inspired choreography to musicality – throughout the four-day event, which takes place at Planet Hollywood on the famous Las Vegas Strip from Monday, July 29 to Thursday, August 1, 2019.

By attending the conference, RAD members can claim 10 hours of time-valued CPD, and a further 10 hours of independent CPD – enough to fully complete the RAD Registered Teacher CPD requirement for 2019.
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RAD USA Featured Member: Tanya Keller

Tanya Keller is an RAD Registered Teacher and graduate of both the RAD’s BA (Hons) Dance Education and the Masters of Arts in Education (Dance Teaching) programs. She currently resides in China where she teaches ballet. “…I am very happy that I pursued the RAD Masters program. My teaching practice has benefited from the knowledge and skills I have received from the program sending me on a lifelong quest to learn as much as I can about how to be an effective teacher.” Read more about Tanya’s experience here.

Genée International Ballet Competition 2019

This year, the RAD’s flagship competition returns to Canada. Since its inception in 1931, the Genée International Ballet Competition has become a truly global event, providing candidates with a unique opportunity to train with esteemed teachers and choreographers. Across ten days in August 2019, Toronto will play host to remarkable performances from some of the finest young dancers in the world today.

Be in the audience for a competition like no other. Members save 10% on tickets to the final.

RAD USA Dance Challenge 2019

The RAD USA Dance Challenge 2019 was held January 19 & 20 at California State University, Long Beach. A complete list of the competition winners is now available.

Give the gift of Membership

Consider giving a gift membership to the dancer or dance lover in your life. RAD members enjoy exclusive discounts and benefits and receive a subscription to the international publication Dance Gazette.

RAD USA 2019 Courses and Workshops

The 2019 US Calendar of Courses is now available. The complete schedule of CPD activities offered in the US can be found here.

The RAD and General Data Protection Policies

The RAD enforces a 5-step promise for the EU’s new General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR). The new GDPR regulations on personal data offer a raft of new protections for your personal information being held by organizations. At the RAD, we've been busy making sure that everything is in place to comply with the new standards to safeguard your data. And, our 5-step GDPR Promise gives you an at a glance overview of our approach to looking after your information.

Our new Privacy Notice and Data Protection Policy are also now available with comprehensive details on how we use your data and who to contact when you have a question or a concern.

Yvonne Cusack Scholarship Fund

RAD USA is pleased to announce the establishment of the Yvonne Cusack Scholarship Fund. This fund is made possible by a generous legacy donation made to RAD USA by the Yvonne Cusack Evans and Douglas Evans Trust. Yvonne was an RAD teacher for over 40 years and for a short time, an Examiner. Always a loyal supporter of the Academy, she mentored many teachers in the Southern California area who went on to become Registered Teachers. The scholarship fund will be used to support USA students on the RAD’s teaching certification programs.