Ballet Progressions

Syllabus Taught: Royal Academy of Dance (RAD)

New Zealand Association of Modern Dance (NZAMD)

 

RAD Grades

*Grade 6, 7 and 8 RAD can be taken in succession after Grade 5, as well as or instead of the vocational levels, when our timetable allows.

RAD Vocational Levels

 

NZAMD

Students who do not wish to attend more than two lessons a week at vocational level have the opportunity to sit these exams instead of the RAD exams (when our timetable allows).

Some students choose to sit these as well as the RAD vocational exams.

  • Grade 5 (taken after Grade 5 RAD) – no classes 2017
  • Pre Elementary (taken after Intermediate Foundation RAD) – no classes 2017
  • Elementary (taken after Intermediate RAD) – no classes 2017
  • Intermediate¬† (taken after Advanced Foundation RAD) – no classes 2017
  • Advanced (taken after Advanced 1 RAD) – no classes 2017
  • Solo Seal – Taken if a high standard is achieved in Advanced NZAMD

The following levels are taught as a bridging year when a class of students are not ready to move to the next RAD level.

  • Grade 2 (taken after Grade 2 RAD) – no classes 2017
  • Grade 3 – (taken after Grade 3 RAD) – no classes 2017
  • Grade 4 – (taken after Grade 4 RAD) – no classes 2017
  • Grade 5 – (taken after Grade 5 RAD) – no classes 2017
  • Pre Ele – (taken after Intermediate Foundation RAD) – no classes 2017
  • Elementary – (taken after Intermediate RAD) – no classes 2017
  • Intermediate – (taken after Advanced Foundation RAD) – no classes 2017
  • Advanced – (taken after Advanced 1 RAD) – no classes 2017