7 Aussies Qualify for Genée 2019

Dance
Seven Australian Dancers will Compete in the 2019 Genée International Ballet Competition Toronto, Canada  | August 20 – 29  The Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) has selected 62 of the finest young dancers working to the RAD syllabus from around the world to take part in this year’s Gen… Read Article
Rebecca Taylor RAD National Director, Australia

New RAD Director Announces Special Awards

Dance
Rebecca Taylor Takes to the Stage at Royal Academy of Dance Announces Prestigious Awards for 3 RAD Members After being announced as the new National Director of the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) Australia in March, Rebecca Taylor has officially stepped into the role, succeeding Bronwyn… Read Article
Margot Fonteyn in La Bayadere. Image courtesy the RAD.

Genée Renamed to Honour Ballerina

Dance
The Genée Renamed to the Margot Fonteyn International Ballet Competition Honour Mark’s both Fonteyn & the RADs 100th Birthday Celebrations The Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) is renaming its prestigious, annual ballet competition to celebrate its longest-serving Preside… Read Article
Rebecca Taylor RAD National Director, Australia

RAD New Director

Dance
Royal Academy of Dance Announces New Director Former Dancer Rebecca Taylor Joins in June The Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) has appointed Rebecca Taylor as National Director in Australia. Taylor, who is currently Head of Strategy and Projects, Performing Arts at Sydney Opera House, wil… Read Article

Boys Invited to BOYS DANCE 19

Dance
Boys Take Centre Stage in Adelaide for Project B Boys DANCE 19 | January 4-5 In 2017 the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) Australia launched Project B – a range of initiatives to widen access to dance for boys and encourage more to take up ballet. In January 2018 Project B launched in Australia wi… Read Article

Diana de Vos Ballet Awards

Dance
Royal Academy of Dance’s Inaugural Diana de Vos Awards Winners Announced in WA Event The Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) Australia has announced the winners of its annual ballet Awards Day in Western Australia which only this year was named after local dance figure Diana de Vos-Beck… Read Article

Director of RAD to Retire after 29 Years

Dance
Royal Academy of Dance Australia’s Longest Serving Director to Step Down Bronwyn Watkins Retires After 29 years After 29 years as National Director of the Royal Academy of Dance in Australia, Bronwyn Watkins will be retiring in July 2019. Bronwyn is the longest serving National… Read Article

Ballet at Darling Harbour

Dance
The RAD takes Ballet to the People at Sydney’s Darling Harbour Pop-Up Event | Saturday 29 September 9am-12pm The Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) Australia is transforming the picturesque Darling Harbour into a dance space this spring as part of a special Pop-Up event in Sydney. On Sa… Read Article

Silver Swans | Ballet for Adults

Dance
Real Ballet for Over-55s New Program by RAD backed by Caroline O’Conner “There is nothing that compares to the joy you feel when you hear music and you begin to dance.” – Caroline O’Connor The Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) have launched its Silver Swans programme featuring b… Read Article

Repertoire Added to RAD Syllabus

Dance
World Launch of RADs Discovering Repertoire Program in Brisbane New Performance Program for Classical Dancers Discovering Repertoire is an innovative new concept in training and assessment from the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD). It is a flexible, modular classic ballet performance… Read Article

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