The RAD Grades Curriculum 2017 – 2018
Grades/Exam Goals

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  • Grade 1/Grade Exam
  • Grade 2/Grade Exam
  • Grade 3/Grade Exam
  • Grade 4/Grade Exam
  • Grade 5/Grade Exam
  • Grade 7/Grade Exam

The RAD Vocational Curriculum Exam Goals

  • Intermediate vocational Exam
  • Advanced Foundation Vocational Exam
  • Advanced 1 Vocational Exam
  • Advanced 2 Vocational Exam

Vocational graded examinations (Intermediate Foundation, Intermediate, Advanced Foundation, Advanced 1, Advanced 2) provide an in-depth study of ballet and prepare students for a career in dance (age 11onwards). Pointe training is required.

The entry pathway to Intermediate Foundation and Intermediate is through the RAD’s graded syllabus. Grades and vocational graded examinations in dance are progressive structured assessments which lead to recognized achievement at a high level in dance performance. They are taken into account by universities and other higher learning educational institutions. The students in the school include exam result progressions as part of their college their applications. The Advanced 2 exam result is awarded as a diploma from the RAD.

Classes

Scheduling/Attire Grades 1-7 Vocational Syllabuses
Class Instructor Day Time Uniform **
Grade 1 Valencia Tues/Thurs 4:15 – 5:15 Lavender
Grade 2 Valencia
Glass
Wednesday
Friday
4:00 – 5:00
4:15 – 5:15
Teal
Grade 3 Valencia
Valencia
Tuesday/Thurs 5:15 – 6:30 Mulberry
Grade 4 Valencia
Coles
Schiffgens
Monday
Wednesday
Saturday
5:15 – 6:30
5:00 – 6:30
10:30 – 12:00
Red
Black
Red
Grade 6/
Intermediate
Valencia
Coles
Valencia
Schiffgens
Monday
Wednesday
Thursday
Saturday
6:30 – 7:45
5:00 – 6:30
6:30 – 8:00
9:00 – 10:30
Royal
Black
Royal
Purple
Grade 7/
Advanced FDTN
Valencia
Coles
Glass
Schiffgens
Tuesday
Wednesday
Friday
Saturday
6:30 – 8:00
6:30 – 8:00
5:15 – 6:45
12:00 – 1:30
Royal
Cranberry
Teal
Black
Advanced 1
Advanced 2
Valencia
Valencia
Coles
Valencia
Glass
Valencia
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
7:45 – 9:15
8:00 – 9:15
6:30 – 8:00
8:00 – 9:15
5:15 – 6:45
12:00 – 1:30
Cranberry
Black
Cranberry
Royal
Teal
Black
Tuition Grades 1 – 7 Grades/Vocational Syllabus/Technique
Class Year in full with EBD* Biannual amount with EBD discount* Biannual Installment Monthly installment
Grade 1 $2,048.00 $1,024.00 $1,050.00 $210.00
Grade 2 $2,144.00 $1,072.00 $1,100.00 $220.00
Grade 3 $2,534.00 $1,267.00 $1,300.00 $260.00
Grade 4 $4,290.00 $2,145.00 $2,200.00 $440.00
Grade 6/ Intermed $4,934.00 $2,467.00 $2,530.00 $506.00
Grade 7/ Adv FDTN $5,148.00 $2,574.00 $2,640.00 $528.00
Advanced 1 $6,006.00 $3,003.00 $3,080.00 $616.00
Advanced 2 $5,585.00 $2,925.00 $3,000.00 $616.00
* Early bird discount applied if semester tuition is received no later than August 25, 2017/Jan 12, 2018

Conservatory Division

  • Preparatory          Grade 6/Intermediate
  • Apprentice           Grade 7/ Advanced FDTN
  • Senior Member    Advanced 1/Advanced 2

From Grade 6/ Intermediate onwards students are eligible to train within the conservatory Division becoming members of IYB. This provides additional training hours for performance training per week. Performance class fees are included in tuition. IYB members are required to enter for annual R.A.D. ballet examinations (both Grades and Vocational levels) and the fall/Spring elective Performances.

Conservatory Division Tuition

Class Year in full with EBD* Biannual amount with EBD discount* Biannual Installment Monthly installment
Preparatory $5,908.00 $2,954.00 $3,030.00 $606.00
Apprentice $6,124.00 $3,062.00 $3,140.00 $628.00
Senior Member $6,786.00 $3,393.00 $3,480.00 $696.00
* Early bird discount applied if semester tuition is received no later than August 25, 2017/Jan 12, 2018

All School Performance

June 15, 2018

MIHS PAC

7 pm

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Excerpts from the Nutcracker

December 9 /10/15/17

Stroum Jewish CC

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Excerpts from Cinderella

June 9, 2018 at 7:00 pm
June 10, 2018 at 2:00 pm

 

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