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RAD Grade 4 Ballet (Saturdays)

Weekly Course for children

Introduction

This Grade 4 ballet class is for children aged 10 and above who want to learn more about ballet, develop their dance technique and meet other young people interested in dance.

By studying RAD ballet at this level, students will learn technical, musical and performance skills in ballet and related dance disciplines. These classes encourage students to enjoy ballet as a form of physical exercise, whilst also teaching timing, rhythm and musicality skills.

Upon successful completion of the course, students can be entered for the Grade 4 Examination or Class Award. This is aligned at Level 4 of the RAD’s graded syllabus.

The class is taught by an RAD-registered dance teacher and the Grade 4 syllabus will teach students secure dance technique in areas such as core stability, turnout and line.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.

Students will be taught by a qualified RAD teacher 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

The course will be delivered by an RAD registered and qualified teacher.

Introduction

This Grade 4 ballet class is for children aged 10 and above who want to learn more about ballet, develop their dance technique and meet other young people interested in dance.

By studying RAD ballet at this level, students will learn technical, musical and performance skills in ballet and related dance disciplines. These classes encourage students to enjoy ballet as a form of physical exercise, whilst also teaching timing, rhythm and musicality skills.

Upon successful completion of the course, students can be entered for the Grade 4 Examination or Class Award. This is aligned at Level 4 of the RAD’s graded syllabus.

The class is taught by an RAD-registered dance teacher and the Grade 4 syllabus will teach students secure dance technique in areas such as core stability, turnout and line.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.

Students will be taught by a qualified RAD teacher 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

The course will be delivered by an RAD registered and qualified teacher.

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.

More information about the Agnes Allan Bursary.

 



Entry requirements

RAD Grade 4 course does not have any prerequisites, but students should normally have completed the RAD Grade 3 Ballet course.

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.

At a glance...

RAD Grade 4 Ballet (Saturdays) 20180615

Term dates and tuition fees

Term 1: Sat 9 September – Fri 15 December 2017 (no lessons Sat 14 October – Fri 20 October)

Term 2: Sat 13 January – Fri 23 March 2018 (no lessons Sat 10 February – Fri 16 February)

Term 3: Sat 21 April – Fri 15 June (no holiday)

Offers

Promotional Offers

We offer a selection of promotional offers for our Lifelong Learning courses, take a look!

To receive the promotional offer code, contact lifelong@rcs.ac.uk before booking a course.

 

Who is this course for?

The course is for young people between the ages of 10 – 18 who are wishing to develop their ballet skills.

Further training

If you are interested in this course, you will also like:

* RAD Grade 4 Ballet (Thursdays)
* RAD Intermediate Foundation Ballet (Wednesdays)
* RAD Intermediate Foundation Ballet (Fridays)