RAD VOCATIONAL EXAMINATION PROGRAMME

Qualification | Intermediate Foundation / Intermediate / Advanced 1 / Advanced 2

Validated by | Royal Academy of Dance (RAD)

Course Leader | Lucinde Lane

Location | Italia Conti Woking

Course Length | Weekly, Part-Time

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 Examiner. 

CURRENT TIMETABLE OF CLASSES

Weekly classes :

Intermediate Foundation | Tuesday 17:00 - 18:30

Intermediate | Monday 16:45 - 18:15

Advanced 1 | Tuesday 18:30 - 20:15

Advanced 2 | Monday 18:15 - 20:15

Classes will take place at Italia Conti Woking. At times classes may need to go online in cases of government directives. 

TERM DATES - AUTUMN TERM 2022

INTERMEDIATE FOUNDATION

10 Weeks

20 Sep

27 Sep

4 Oct

11 Oct

18 Oct

1 Nov

8 Nov

15 Nov

22 Nov

29 Nov

INTERMEDIATE

9 Weeks

26 Sep

3 Oct

10 Oct 

17 Oct

31 Oct

7 Nov

14 Nov

21 Nov

28 Nov

ADVANCED 1

10 Weeks

20 Sep

27 Sep

4 Oct

11 Oct

18 Oct

1 Nov

8 Nov

15 Nov

22 Nov

29 Nov

ADVANCED 2

9 Weeks

26 Sep

3 Oct

10 Oct

17 Oct

31 Oct

7 Nov

14 Nov

21 Nov

28 Nov

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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 pointe work option 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. 

 

FEES & FUNDING

Tuition Fees | for Autumn Term 2022

                      Intermediate Foundation - £138, excluding Exam Fee

                      Intermediate - £124.20, excluding Exam Fee

                      Advanced 1 - £161, excluding Exam Fee

                      Advanced 2 - £165.60, 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. 

Students aiming to study Advanced 1 MUST have passed their Intermediate successfully. Students aiming to study Advanced 2 MUST have passed Advanced 1 successfully.

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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 BALLET
IS BACK!

We are planning to start the January term off with a great start, a strengthening and energising ballet course to kick off the New Year. The classes will take place between Wednesday 4th - Friday 6th January 2023.

CLASSES WILL INCLUDE:

Advanced open class 

Improvers open class

General open class

Body Conditioning

Beginners pointe work

Advanced pointe work

Virtuosity (invitation only)

Pas de Deux (invitation only)

Repertoire Solos

Repertoire Corps Work

Audition preparation

Classes run from 10am- 4pm with a break for lunch.

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FEES & APPLICATION

No New Year Price rises - The price for three days training remains £150 total as last year.

 

Please sign up by filling in a short online form HERE.

 

 

We look forward to seeing you all at the barre in January!