Royal Academy of Dance


Wellington Ballet Studio follows the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) ballet syllabus.

The RAD is a celebrated global dance teaching institution founded in 1920 which is dedicated to providing quality dance teachers and training.

Dame Adeline Genée was the inaugural President, through to the internationally renowned current day President; Darcey Bussell CBE.

 ‘This new syllabus celebrates the traditions of ballet and acknowledges its exciting new directions. It offers students rich, authentic experiences of ballet and music that will help them develop a love, knowledge and understanding of ballet through participation.’

RAD Focus Issue 13, 2013