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RAD Advanced 1 Ballet (Thursdays)

A weekly course for young people

Introduction

The Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) is one of the world’s most influential dance education and training organisations and is recognised internationally for the highest standards of learning and teaching. These classes are designed to motivate and encourage students of all ages and levels of ability through systematic measurement of progress and attainment.


The RAD Advanced 1 Ballet syllabus challenges and inspires students technically and creatively, encouraging critical thinking and physical fitness. During this course, students will develop their understanding of the vocabulary and technique of ballet.

Upon successful participation of the course, students can be entered for the Advanced 1 Examination. Successful candidates are eligible to become Affiliate Members of the Royal Academy of Dance.

Students will be taught in professional dance spaces, and when required accompanied by a pianist. Classes will focus on dance technique and performance skills, working towards optional examination and class awards.

These classes provide an opportunity to study ballet through recreational and vocational routes. They are suitable for students who want to develop their dance technique and skills further, or are new to dance and looking for a fun way to get fit.

Students who study the RAD syllabus will have:

  • Achievable goals to work towards
  • Recognition from the world’s largest ballet examination board
  • Qualifications that are fully accredited by the UK regulatory authorities
  • The impetus to achieve their personal best in a fun and nurturing environment

Introduction

The Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) is one of the world’s most influential dance education and training organisations and is recognised internationally for the highest standards of learning and teaching. These classes are designed to motivate and encourage students of all ages and levels of ability through systematic measurement of progress and attainment.


The RAD Advanced 1 Ballet syllabus challenges and inspires students technically and creatively, encouraging critical thinking and physical fitness. During this course, students will develop their understanding of the vocabulary and technique of ballet.

Upon successful participation of the course, students can be entered for the Advanced 1 Examination. Successful candidates are eligible to become Affiliate Members of the Royal Academy of Dance.

Students will be taught in professional dance spaces, and when required accompanied by a pianist. Classes will focus on dance technique and performance skills, working towards optional examination and class awards.

These classes provide an opportunity to study ballet through recreational and vocational routes. They are suitable for students who want to develop their dance technique and skills further, or are new to dance and looking for a fun way to get fit.

Students who study the RAD syllabus will have:

  • Achievable goals to work towards
  • Recognition from the world’s largest ballet examination board
  • Qualifications that are fully accredited by the UK regulatory authorities
  • The impetus to achieve their personal best in a fun and nurturing environment

Financial support



Agnes Allan Bursary

Agnes Allan was a teacher, passionate about inclusion, and this bursary scheme exists to offer support to students to participate in the performing or production arts.

The Agnes Allan Bursary provides some support to students who may require financial assistance to take part in a short course in dance, drama, music, production or screen.

Anyone who wishes to take part in our Lifelong Learning courses and faces a financial barrier can apply for bursary support to help meet the cost of tuition fees.

Applications are now closed for the Agnes Allan bursary.

If you have any questions about the application process please contact us on 0141 270 8213 or lifelong@rcs.ac.uk and we will be happy to help you. You can also download a FAQs document here: Agnes Allan Bursary FAQs



Entry requirements

Students should normally have completed RAD Intermediate Ballet.

Preparing for your course

Students will be required to wear a set uniform for RAD classes. Uniform promotes safe dance practice and also follows the etiquette of ballet training.

Students should arrive for the class with the uniform appropriate to their grade or level. Female students should have their hair neatly tied back, in a bun or appropriate alternative. Jewellery must not be worn, unless for religious or cultural reasons.

 

Short course feedback

 

At a glance...

RAD Advanced 1 Ballet (Thursdays) Tuesdays, 4.45pm - 6.15pm 20180607 280

Book your place

Online booking for this course is now available. Please select the button below to book on this course. Should you have any questions, please contact juniors@rcs.ac.uk.

Term dates and tuition fees

Term 1: w/c Saturday 9 September – Friday 15 December 2017 (no classes between 14 – 20 October)

Term 2: w/c Saturday 13 January- Friday 23 March 2018 (no classes between 10 – 16 February)

Term 3: w/c Saturday 21 April – Saturday 9 June 2018

Offers

Promotional Offers

We offer a selection of promotional offers from 25% off the overall tuition cost for current undergraduate/postgraduate students and staff, to 10% off when two summer schools are booked at the same time.

View a full list of promotional offers here. Contact lifelong@rcs.ac.uk to request your code prior to booking a course.

Who is this course for?

The course is ideal for those students who wish to develop their ballet skills and gain qualifications.

Further training

If you are interested in this course, you may also like:
* Junior Conservatoire of Dance