Royal Academy of Dance Boys Ballet (RAD)
The Royal Academy of Dance is one of the world’s most influential dance organisations.
Alongside a comprehensive Ballet training, the London Boys Ballet School follow the RAD Ballet syllabus for examinations.
All pupils at LBBS have the opportunity to attend Ballet Choreographic/Performance, Ballet Non-Syllabus and Ballet Technique Classes alongside the RAD boys syllabus work. Having this opportunity allows us to create 'real' dancers and ensure the very best of training for each student.
We offer all levels of RAD syllabus, focusing on the boys dance styles and syllabus from Pre-Primary to Advanced Vocational Ballet levels.
Pre-Primary / Primary RAD
Our Boys Pre-Primary (RAD) and Primary level Ballet classes are suitable for ages 4-6yrs. Our younger pupils also have the option to attend Modern and Tap classes.
Vocational RAD Ballet Level
Male RAD Intermediate Foundation to RAD Advanced vocational levels are all available to our higher level students. These classes are also open to full time dance students who wish to continue their RAD Vocational training.
Junior RAD Boys Levels
Our Junior Boys level classes are suitable for ages 7-9yrs and cover the RAD Grade 1 and RAD Grade 2 Ballet syllabus. Junior levels not only have a large selection of disciplines to attend on Saturdays but also extra non-syllabus Ballet to support their syllabus learning.
Middle Boys RAD Levels
RAD Grade 3, RAD Grade 4 and RAD Grade 5 are our middle sets. Boys at this level have the opportunity to attend all dance and theatre genres and up to three hours of Graded and non-syllabus Ballet classes on Saturdays. Weekday evening classes are also run at this level.