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The Royal Academy of Dance Launches Repertoire Workshops

January 25, 2016

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Natalia Osipova as Lise and Steven McRae as Colas in La Fille mal gardée. ©ROH 2015. Photographed by Tristram Kenton

The Royal Academy of Dance Launches Repertoire Workshops The Royal Academy of Dance (RAD), supported by The Frederick Ashton Foundation, is launching new repertoire workshops based on Ashton’s vibrant ballet La Fille mal gardée. Mr Jean-Pierre Gasquet, who owns the copyright of the ballet, has granted the RAD the right to teach this choreography to […]

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Male dancer triumphs with gold medal at 2015 Genée International Ballet Competition

September 20, 2015

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Male dancer triumphs with gold medal at 2015 Genée International Ballet Competition The Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) is proud to announce the medallists from the 2015 Genée International Ballet Competition. A prestigious gold medal was awarded to Leroy Mokgatle, 15, from South Africa. The silver medal was picked up by Lania Atkins, 15, from […]

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Royal Academy of Dance and University of Bath announce new partnership

October 20, 2014

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Royal Academy of Dance and University of Bath announce new partnership    The Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) has announced that the University of Bath is to be its new validating partner for its university degree programmes: BA in Dance Education, the BA in Ballet Education and the Postgraduate Certificate in Education: Dance Teaching with […]

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Vida Polakov shines at Genée International Ballet Competition 2014

September 28, 2014

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Vida Polakov shines at Genée International Ballet Competition 2014     The Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) is proud to reveal the medallists from the 2014 Genée International Ballet Competition. The judging panel, which included Dame Monica Mason DBE, former Director of The Royal Ballet, Petter Jacobsson, Directeur Général, Centre Chorégraphique National Ballet de Lorraine […]

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12 ballet dancers make Genée International Ballet Competition 2014 Final

September 26, 2014

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12 ballet dancers make Genée International Ballet Competition 2014 Final The Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) announces the Finalists of the Genée International Ballet Competition 2014, held in Antwerp, Belgium. 57 contestants from 11 countries, have been whittled down to 12 Finalists, all set to compete in the first Genée Final ever to be held […]

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The Royal Ballet receives the Royal Academy of Dance’s highest award during fundraising gala

September 8, 2014

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The Royal Ballet receives the Royal Academy of Dance’s highest award during fundraising gala The Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) has marked the 60th anniversary of presenting its highest honour – the Queen Elizabeth II Coronation Award (QEII Award) – to The Royal Ballet with a spectacular gala fundraiser. The RAD’s initial projection is that […]

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Ballet News Reviews | Steven McRae | The Royal Ballet’s Dancer In The Fast Lane

June 30, 2014

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Steven McRae | Dancer In The Fast Lane With photographs by Andrej Uspenski Andrej Uspenski, a dancer with The Royal Ballet, fills the gaps in his schedule by using his unique position to photograph his colleagues. For most dancers, looking at one photograph of themselves, let alone of book of them, is a task to be avoided, but the dancers of […]

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The Royal Academy of Dance is to present The Royal Ballet with the Queen Elizabeth II Coronation Award

May 12, 2014

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The Royal Academy of Dance is to present The Royal Ballet with the Queen Elizabeth II Coronation Award Date: Thursday 4 September 2014 Venue: Claridge’s Hotel, 49 Brook St, London W1K 4HR  The Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) will award its highest honour – the Queen Elizabeth II Coronation Award (QEII Award) – to The […]

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The Genée International Ballet Competition and Genée Dance Challenge

April 9, 2014

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The Genée International Ballet Competition and Genée Dance Challenge The Royal Academy of Dance’s (RAD) flagship event, the Genée International Ballet Competition, will be held in the city of Antwerp, Belgium, in September 2014. Together with partners Royal Ballet Flanders, the Genée will, once again, prove to be one of the most exciting events on […]

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Boys Only! London dance workshop to be hosted by Laban

November 15, 2012

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Boys Only! London dance workshop to be hosted by Laban   The Royal Academy of Dance (RAD), in partnership with Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, present the Boys Only! weekend workshop on Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 December, for boys and young men between the ages of 8 and 18. Taking place at […]

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A Masterclass With The Royal Ballet’s Steven McRae

November 11, 2012

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A Masterclass with The Royal Ballet’s Steven McRae I recently reported that a masterclass with Royal Ballet Principal Steven McRae would be taking place at The Royal Academy of Dance on Remembrance Sunday. ‘Celebrating Dance 2012’ was billed as a day of dance to fundraise for the Frank Freeman Scholarship fund. McRae’s masterclass was open to students studying Advanced […]

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Royal Academy of Dance wins funding for new ‘Dance for Lifelong Wellbeing’ project to deliver new creative learning opportunities in London

September 12, 2012

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Royal Academy of Dance wins funding for new ‘Dance for Lifelong Wellbeing’ project to deliver new creative learning opportunities in London The Royal Academy of Dance (RAD’s) ‘Dance for Lifelong Wellbeing’ project has secured funding of £49,979 from the Skills Funding Agency as part of the new Community Learning Innovation Fund, to work with adult […]

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Win an iPad with the RAD!

July 6, 2012

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Win an iPad with the RAD! The Royal Academy of Dance are running a summer photo competition: RAD Members & Friends can send in their photos showing how they are celebrating the summer through dance, either individually or in a group.   First prize is an iPad, with other great prizes on offer too. Entrants […]

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Boys Only! dance workshop, Edinburgh

February 23, 2012

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Boys Only! dance workshop, Edinburgh The Royal Academy of Dance (RAD), in partnership with Dance Base, presents their Boys Only! weekend workshop for boys between the ages of 8 and 18 years, on Saturday 14 and Sunday 15 April 2012. Taking place at Dance Base, Edinburgh, this high energy two-day workshop gives young men 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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The Royal Ballet’s Artistic Director Dame Monica Mason DBE receives QEII Coronation Award

December 9, 2011

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Dame Monica Mason DBE with RAD President Dame Antoinette Sibley DBE and Clement Crisp. Photo credit: Mark Lees.

The Royal Ballet’s Artistic Director Dame Monica Mason DBE receives QEII Coronation Award The Royal Academy of Dance has presented its most prestigious award, the Queen Elizabeth II (QEII) Coronation Award to Dame Monica Mason DBE, Director of The Royal Ballet, in appreciation of her lifetime contribution to dance. Celebrations were held on 8 December […]

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Royal Academy of Dance presents Genée International Ballet Competition 2010

November 19, 2010

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Semi-finals, 18 and 19 November 2010, Laban Final, 21 November 2010, Sadler’s Wells Finalists Announced The Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) who is staging their flagship annual event, the Genée International Ballet Competition in London, for the first time in over five years announced the 2010 Finalists. The announcement was made live from the Bonnie […]

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