VOCATIONAL ROYAL ACADEMY OF DANCE PROGRAMME

Qualification | Intermediate Foundation / Intermediate / Advanced 1

Validated by | Royal Academy of Dance (RAD)

Course Leader | Lucinde Lane

Location | Online / In person

Course Length | Weekly, Part-Time
Start Date | May 2021

COURSE OVERVIEW

Italia Conti now provides training for the internationally renowned RAD graded exams which are recognised for their quality, focusing on creativity and performance, providing opportunities to progress and achieve, developing technique, musicality and artistry. 

COURSE SUMMARY

The Royal Academy of Dance Vocational Grades Programme provide a laddered in-depth study of ballet, developing music, performance and technique. The exam syllabus is highly focused and practical. Students are required to have the maturity and technical aptitude for demanding study. In addition to classes, students will be expected to revise exercise formats and technical corrections in their own time and be expected to do their own self-study. 

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COURSE STRUCTURE

Classes take place weekly in the evenings during term time.

 

Students are auditioned into a class by trialling a class viewed either by the Head of Ballet or the class teacher. Places are dependent on students being at the correct standard to execute the work to a safe and satisfactory standard. Teaching staff on the course will be qualified teachers with the Royal Academy of Dance, Italia Conti faculty members or Royal Academy of Dance Examiners. 

CURRENT TIMETABLE OF CLASSES

Weekly classes :

Monday | 6pm-7.45pm Advanced 1

Thursday | 6pm-7.15pm Intermediate Foundation 

Friday | 6pm-7.30pm Intermediate 

Classes will begin online and continue at Italia Conti Barbican premises (once it is safe to do so following Government guidelines) with a view to moving to Woking on relocation of Italia Conti. At times classes may need to go online in cases of government directives. 

TERM DATES

INTERMEDIATE FOUNDATION

9 Weeks 

6th May 2021

13th May 2021

20th May 2021

27th May 2021

10th June 2021

17th June 2021 

24th June 2021

1st July 2021

8th July 2021​

INTERMEDIATE

9 Weeks

7th May 2021

14th May 2021

21st May 2021

28th May 2021

11th June 2021

18th June 2021

25th June 2021

2nd July 2021

9th July 2021

ADVANCED 1

8 Weeks

11th May 2021

18th May 2021

25th May 2021

8th June 2021

15th June 2021

22nd June 2021

29th June 2021

6th July 2021

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SYLLABUS

There are two adjacent syllabi for students to select from; once selected students are required to follow the complete syllabus in its entirety. It is expected that students following the female syllabus will be required to work on pointe. For the Intermediate Foundation, the teacher will assess the suitability for pointe work, for other levels, dancers should have a good level of pointe. Students following the female syllabus will be required to wear a black leotard with tights that match their skin tone, students following the male syllabus will be required to wear a white leotard with black tights. 

 

FEES & FUNDING

Tuition Fees | for Summer Term 2021 (8/9 weeks)

                      Intermediate Foundation - £108, excluding Exam Fee

                      Intermediate - £135, excluding Exam Fee

                      Advanced 1 - £140, excluding Exam Fee

EXAM FEES

Students are advised that exam fees levied by the Examination Boards are in addition to the course fees quoted above. Students will be invoiced their exam fees upon application for entering an examination.

FEE PAYMENT

We will require your fee payment on completion of the form. You will received an email with the payment details to make the transfer. We are not able to process your application without this.

Terms and conditions and a code of conduct apply upon acceptance to Italia Conti.

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APPLICATION

Application to the RAD course can be made using our online application form.

 

Applicants must complete the form  in order to be considered for the course. Upon receiving your application we will contact you with further information.

In line with our admissions policy, Italia Conti reserves the right to alter or withdraw offers at any point.

For more information please contact radvocationals@italiaconti.co.uk.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

ENTRY TO THE RAD PROGRAMME REQUIRES THE FOLLOWING:

Intermediate and Intermediate Foundation have no specific pre-requisite, however, it is strongly recommended that students studying Intermediate have taken their Intermediate Foundation, to ensure correct progression of skills.

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FURTHER PROSPECTS

For students wishing to apply for further education through the UCAS system, please note that additional points can be obtained on successful completion of the Royal Academy of Dance exams (full details https://www.royalacademyofdance.org/exams/ucas-points/

 

BACK TO TRAINING SUMMER COURSE

Course | "Back to Training" RAD Vocational Grades in Intermediate Foundation,

               Intermediate and Advanced 1 

Validated by | Royal Academy of Dance (RAD)

Course Leader | Lucinde Lane

Location | Academy Barbican & Online
Course Dates | Monday 23rd - Thursday 26th August 2021

Participants | OPEN TO ALL

COURSE OVERVIEW

We are very pleased to announce a short 4-day RAD Vocational Course at the end of the Summer, to complement the main RAD programme. This course will run for 4 days and will focus on getting fitness and strength back at the end of the Summer holidays. It will also build on the technique needed for the requisite levels, as well as revising exercises for those planning to work towards exams in the future - although no prior knowledge of the RAD grades is necessary to attend the course. All are welcome to apply.

 

The course will take place simultaneously ONLINE and at GUILDFORD live.

Course fees are for ONE class per day (total of 4 days) plus Body Con inclusive of this fee. 

TIMETABLE

10.00 - 11.15 | Intermediate Foundation

11.30 - 13.00 | Intermediate

13.00 - 13.30 | Body Con (open to all levels and included in class fee)

13.45 - 15.30 | Advanced 1

COURSE FEES

COST FOR THE 4 DAYS:

Intermediate Foundation | £60 

Intermediate | £72 

Advanced 1 | £84 

APPLICATION & FURTHER INFORMATION

If you have any questions or wish to apply, please contact: 

radvocationals@italiaconti.co.uk

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