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RAD Partners with Dance Teacher Web Live in Las Vegas

A new partnership between RAD and Dance Teacher Web Live means that RAD members who attend the 2018 Conference in Las Vegas will be able to claim 20 hours of time-valued CPD. The Conference is being held from July 30 to August 2 at Red Rock Resort in Las Vegas.

Until March 15, RAD members can access a highly-discounted rate of $497 (usual rate $647) and also sign up for the RAD’s popular Silver Swans® teacher training. Additional information including registration details can be found here.

Silver Swans® Teacher Training & Licensing Pilot Program

The Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) is launching its Silver Swans pilot project featuring branded ballet classes created specifically for the over-55s and taught exclusively by Silver Swans Licensees. Specially designed for mature dancers, classes help improve mobility, posture, coordination and energy levels and, most importantly, impart the sense of wellbeing that dance brings.

Silver Swans classes are delivered by qualified dance teachers who have trained to safely adapt ballet techniques for older adults. The training focuses on how to deliver a high quality ballet class for learners aged 55 and over, equipping teachers to recognize and respond to the different needs of participants of a broad age range.

Silver Swans Press Release

Royal Academy of Dance USA Announces RAD USA 2018 Dance Challenge Competition

The 2018 Dance Challenge competition will be held at California State University Long Beach on January 20 & 21. The competition is open to students studying with an RAD Registered Teacher up to the age of 19 in Grades 4 through Advanced 2. To purchase tickets email

2017-2018 Membership Year

Become an RAD member now and enjoy membership benefits, receive discounts on student programs, Advanced level exams, teaching courses & workshops, and a 10% discount on syllabus merchandise from our online Shop when you login. Plus, receive the Dance Gazette magazine subscription to include the RAD USA Focus on Members delivered to your door. Membership Term September 1, 2017 – August 31, 2018