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Royal Academy of Dance Announces Prestigious Genée International Ballet Competition to be Streamed Live Due to Overwhelming Demand

November 16, 2016

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Royal Academy of Dance Announces Prestigious Genée International Ballet Competition to be Streamed Live Due to Overwhelming Demand The Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) is pleased to announce that the prestigious Genée International Ballet Competition Final at the Sydney Opera House on 11 December 2016 will be live streamed from Sydney Opera House online. Hosted by […]

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Ballet News Reviews | RAD Home Fragrance Collection

November 6, 2016

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Ballet News Reviews | RAD Home Fragrance Collection Just in time for Christmas, this is the perfect candle for anyone with an interest in dance. The Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) worked with Heyland & Whittle to create this Earl Grey fragranced first candle. Sumptuously packaged & beribboned, the 100% pure soy wax candle (220gms of a sustainable wax […]

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Ballet News Previews | The South Bank Show – Ballet Black

July 6, 2016

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Ballet News Previews | The South Bank Show – Ballet Black Here’s a charming opportunity to get to know Ballet Black a little better. The company was founded in 2001 by Royal Academy of Dance and Durham University graduate Cassa Pancho, and provides a vital platform for young, aspiring dancers of black and Asian descent. It was felt […]

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Her Majesty The Queen presents Sir Matthew Bourne with Royal Academy of Dance Award

June 24, 2016

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Dawn French and Darcey Bussell. Photo by Elliott Franks

Her Majesty The Queen presents Sir Matthew Bourne with Royal Academy of Dance Award On Friday 24 June, Darcey Bussell CBE, in her capacity as President of the Royal Academy of Dance, escorted Sir Matthew Bourne to Buckingham Palace for an Audience with Her Majesty The Queen. As Patron of the Royal Academy of Dance, […]

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British and Italian dancers triumph in annual Phyllis Bedells Bursary

April 1, 2016

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British and Italian dancers triumph in annual Phyllis Bedells Bursary The Phyllis Bedells Bursary has been awarded to 15 year-old Ryan Felix from the United Kingdom. Following last year’s introduction of a new Choreographic Award, Ryan was also joined in victory by young Italian dancer Greta Zappettini, aged 14. Named after Miss Phyllis Bedells, founding […]

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International dancers to take global stage with first ever live streaming, from Sadler’s Wells

August 20, 2015

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International dancers to take global stage with first ever live streaming, from Sadler’s Wells The Genée International Ballet Competition is to be live streamed for online viewers Next generation of dancers will be performing live from Sadler’s Wells in London Tickets to the Genée have now sold out – streaming is the only way to […]

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Royal Academy of Dance and The Sarasota Ballet to train Professional Dancers to become Dance Teachers

May 27, 2015

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Royal Academy of Dance and The Sarasota Ballet to train Professional Dancers to become Dance Teachers The Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) is delighted to announce a new and exciting programme for professional dancers wishing to prepare for a career in teaching, in partnership with The Sarasota Ballet. In the 40th Anniversary year of the […]

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South East dancers triumph in competition judged by Wayne Sleep OBE

May 11, 2015

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RAD South East Awards 2015 at the RAD Hq, London on the 10/05/2015. Photo: David Tett

The Royal Academy of Dance | South East dancers triumph in competition judged by Wayne Sleep OBE   Dancers across seven counties have succeeded in a Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) competition to find the best young ballerinas in the South East of England. Twelve winners and runners up were selected at the final of […]

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Royal Academy of Dance | Winners of Phyllis Bedells Bursary announced

March 24, 2015

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Royal Academy of Dance | Winners of Phyllis Bedells Bursary announced The Phyllis Bedells Bursary has been awarded to two young dancers: 14 year-old Haley Vaux from Canada and 16 year-old Harris Beattie from Scotland. Named after Miss Phyllis Bedells, founding member and Vice-President of the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD), this year’s internationally-recognised competition […]

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Blue Peter’s Radzi and RAD are Moving North with a brand new dance competition

February 2, 2015

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Blue Peter’s Radzi and RAD are Moving North with a brand new dance competition  Leeds heats: Sunday 3 May 2015 (applications close on Monday 9 March 2015) Bolton heats: Sunday 10 May 2015 (applications close on Monday 16 March 2015) York heats: Sunday 21 June 2015 (applications close on Monday 13 April 2015) Final: The […]

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Winners announced for RAD’s Genée Dance Challenge, judged by RAD President Darcey Bussell CBE

September 16, 2014

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Winners announced for RAD’s Genée Dance Challenge, judged by RAD President Darcey Bussell CBE in Antwerp on 14 September The winners are : Level 1 – Tara Morris, UK Level 2 – Alexandra Oliff, UK Level 3 – Lita Garcia, UK Level 4 – Mathias Van Geyt, Belgium   23 heat-winners from the UK, Belgium, Netherlands […]

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Masterclass with English National Ballet’s Daria Klimentova

February 22, 2014

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Masterclass with Daria Klimentova 02 Mar 2014 10:30 – 12:30 Celebrating Dance 2014 – a fundraising day for the Frank Freeman Scholarship fund. In 2012 I reported on an excellent master class held by RAD with Royal Ballet Principal Steven McRae, and at the time some of you expressed an interest in attending – either to participate […]

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Royal Academy of Dance launches its new Grades 4 and 5 syllabi: Toward the Future

January 8, 2014

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Royal Academy of Dance launches its new Grades 4 and 5 syllabi: Toward the Future On 3 January 2013, at the Mermaid Conference and Events Centre in London, the Royal Academy of Dance launched its new Grades 4 and 5 syllabi. This concluded a 5 year review of the Academy’s syllabi, which began with Pre Primary […]

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Genée International Ballet Competition 2013: Finalists and winner of new Dancer’s Own Choreographic Award announced

September 27, 2013

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Genée International Ballet Competition 2013: Finalists and winner of new Dancer’s Own Choreographic Award announced Twelve young dancers (nine female and three male), have been named as Finalists of the Royal Academy of Dance’s Genée International Ballet Competition 2013. 58 candidates from 14 different countries as far afield as the USA, Japan, Mexico, Thailand and […]

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Genée International Ballet Competition 2013 – ‘Creative Spaces’ events announced

April 30, 2013

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Genée International Ballet Competition 2013 – ‘Creative Spaces’ events announced Creative Spaces Glasgow, a series of events in conjunction with the Genée International Ballet Competition 2013, will be presented by the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) on the weekend of 28–29 September at two Glasgow-based venues. The interesting assortment of events includes a book-signing with […]

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Royal Academy of Dance’s Phyllis Bedells Bursary winner is announced

March 20, 2013

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winner Daniel Harrison with judges (l-r) Valerie Aitken, Ricardo Cervera and Elaine Holland. Photographer: Mark Lees.

Royal Academy of Dance’s Phyllis Bedells Bursary winner is announced Sixteen-year-old Briton Daniel Harrison has won the Phyllis Bedells Bursary ballet competition, held on Sunday 17 March 2013 at Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) headquarters. Named after Miss Phyllis Bedells, founding member and Vice-President of the RAD, this year’s internationally-recognised competition attracted 34 candidates, including […]

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Royal Academy of Dance | a weekend conference on Dance and Lifelong Wellbeing

February 17, 2013

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Royal Academy of Dance | a weekend conference on Dance and Lifelong Wellbeing London: 26-28th April 2013 The Royal Academy of Dance announce details of their conference which will bring together leading experts in dance, health, community arts and education to explore the ways in which dance can enhance lives. The conference will combine interviews, presentations, panel discussions, […]

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The Perfect Pas de Deux: Royal Academy of Dance Enterprises and Bloch Australia collaboration

February 7, 2013

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The Perfect Pas de Deux: Royal Academy of Dance Enterprises and Bloch Australia collaboration Royal Academy of Dance Enterprises (RADE) and Bloch Australia are proud to announce a collaboration which will set a new standard in dance apparel for class and examination wear. The partnership commences with six new leotard designs, available from March 2013. […]

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New Zealand scoop three out of five medals at the Final of the Genée International Ballet Competition 2012

December 17, 2012

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New Zealand scoop three out of five medals at the Final of the Genée International Ballet Competition 2012 Recognised as one of the ballet world’s most prestigious competitions, the Final of the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD’s) Genée International Ballet Competition, took place at the St James Theatre, Wellington, on Saturday 15 December, with the […]

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Twelve Ballet Dancers Make Genée International Ballet Competition Final

December 13, 2012

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Twelve Ballet Dancers Make Genée International Ballet Competition Final Twelve young dancers, ten female and two male, have been named as Finalists of the Royal Academy of Dance’s (RAD) prestigious Genée International Ballet Competition. In Wellington on Wednesday 12 and Thursday 13 December, 71 Semi-finalists from all over the world competed against one another in […]

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