Examinations conducted by qualified Royal Academy of Dance examiners are a great way for students to track their achievements in ballet. Certificates are awarded to successful candidates and are recognized throughout the world. Exams are not mandatory and it is up to the teacher to decide at what stage students are ready to enter an exam.
Examination fees are set by the Royal Academy of Dance and are not included in class tuition fees. Exam fees are non-refundable.
Students wishing to take their exam must register for a minimum of 2 ballet classes per week. Additional technique and conditioning classes are strongly recommended for exam students.
A year-end recital opportunity will be provided for all levels, not all classes will prepare a choreography. Technique (Tech) classes do not take part in the year-end recital.
Additional performance opportunities are offered through competitions or as choreography packages, please contact the school for more details.
Tickets for the show will go on sale in May 2021 and will be available until the day of the show or until tickets sell out. Students will be required to purchase a costume for each routine performed in the show as well as a DVD.
Competitions and festivals give students additional opportunities to lean choreography and perform on stage while garnering constructive feedback from a professional panel of judges.
Competitive classes are by invitation only, please contact the office for information and requirements on joining our competitive division.