ROYAL ACADEMY OF DANCE (RAD) EXAMINATIONS
The Royal Academy of Dance Examinations has around 230,000 candidates from all over the world. Their focus is on musicality, creativity and artistry. This is a fundamental aspect of developing interest and passion into a dance discipline for younger students. The RAD syllabus provides a grounding for students of all abilities to develop their technical versatility in Classical Ballet. The RAD syllabus is world-renowned and facilitates a pathway for those students who potentially would like to go on to study vocationally.
The ISTD conducts 250,000 assessments annually. We offer a wide spectrum of vocational, recreational and social dance exams to children, students, amateurs and professionals.Our clearly defined structure allows learning to take place in the context of safe dance practice.The examination structure of the ISTD is designed to cater equally for those who wish to progress to making dance their profession, either as a performer or dance teacher, and for those pursuing dance purely as a leisure activity.