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Royal Academy of Dance Awards Day: an International Celebration for Student Graduation

August 16, 2012

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(L-R) Kerry Rubie, Dr Anne Hogan, Mayor of Wandsworth, Julia Farron OBE, Luke Rittner. Photo: Tempest Photography

Royal Academy of Dance Awards Day: an International Celebration for Student Graduation The annual Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) Awards ceremony took place on Wednesday 11 July at St Mary’s Church, Battersea on the banks of the river Thames. The graduation was an international celebration with over 179 students and guests travelling from 32 countries […]

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Darcey Bussell becomes President of the Royal Academy of Dance

May 14, 2012

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Darcey Bussell becomes President of the Royal Academy of Dance World-renowned Prima Ballerina Darcey Bussell CBE has been elected President of the Royal Academy of Dance, becoming only the fourth President in the organisation’s 92 year history. Darcey follows in the footsteps of Dame Antoinette Sibley who retired in April after 21 years in the […]

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Ballet: The Next Step – Launch of the Grades 1-3 Syllabi

January 11, 2012

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Ballet: The Next Step – Launch of the Grades 1-3 Syllabi The new Grades 1-3 Syllabi were launched by the Royal Academy of Dance on 3 January 2012 in front of over 500 delegates at the Mermaid Conference & Events Centre in London. Royal Academy of Dance Chief Executive Luke Rittner opened the proceedings with […]

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Ballet News | TV DANCE SHOWS BOOST POPULARITY IN DANCE

November 11, 2011

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TV DANCE SHOWS BOOST POPULARITY IN DANCE 1 in 5 British adults are now strutting their stuff A nationwide survey carried out for Dance Proms, a new dance festival taking place at the Royal Albert Hall on Sunday 13th November, reveals that just over 1 in 5 British adults (21%) have become more interested in […]

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Ballet News | SOUTH AFRICA SCOOPS 2 BRONZE MEDALS AT THE 2011 GENEE

October 27, 2011

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SOUTH AFRICA SCOOPS 2 BRONZE MEDALS AT THE 2011 GENEE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE GENÉE INTERNATIONAL BALLET COMPETITION 2011  Recognised as one of the ballet world’s most prestigious competitions and the flagship event of the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD), the Genée International Ballet Competition, held at the Artscape Opera House on Sunday 9 October, finished […]

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BRITS SHINE AT GENÉE INTERNATIONAL BALLET COMPETITION 2010

November 22, 2010

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BRITS SHINE AT GENÉE INTERNATIONAL BALLET COMPETITION 2010 FRANCESCA HAYWARD AND SEAN BATES WIN SILVER MEDALS      21 November 2010, LONDON — Recognised as one of the ballet world’s most prestigious competitions and the flagship event of the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) the Genée International Ballet Competition 2010 finished in top form, as […]

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