The Royal Academy of Dance offers a wide range of courses, classes and workshops for young people
Pre-Primary in Dance is designed for students from the age of five years while Primary in Dance is for students from the age of six.
These syllabi develop students’ physical skills, stamina, creativity, expression and musicality using a range of sounds and musical styles.
The syllabi prepare students for a successful transition to ballet and other dance genres at higher levels.
In both Pre-Primary in Dance and Primary in Dance, students, through participation and practice will be able to:
• articulate parts of the body
• demonstrate awareness of positions of the body
• perform with an awareness of space
• demonstrate control
• demonstrate co-ordination
• demonstrate elevation
• demonstrate use of appropriate movement dynamics
• respond to the elements of music
• perform expressively
• perform a sequence of simple steps to depict a story
• confidently recall the settings
Pre-Primary in Dance is offered as a Class Award and Primary in Dance is offered either as Class Award or Examination
You can find more details in the Specification: Pre-Primary in Dance and Primary in Dance and enter your candidates using the relevant entry forms.
Dancers across Scotland have left little to the imagination to create Genée Uncovered
RAD Conference: Dance and Lifelong Wellbeing, 26-28 April 2013
Booking for the Introduction to the new Advanced Foundation, Advanced 1 and Advanced 2 syllabi Teachers’ courses is now open.