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Become a Full Member

Become a Full Member
From RAD Advanced 1 (or Benesh equivalent) you can progress further through our scheme to become a Full Member.


  • Full rate - $190
  • Reduced rate - $135

Full Member reduced rate

The reduced rate is automatically available to:

  • Full members under the age of 18
  • Full members in full-time education*
  • Full members over the age of 65*

*Proof will be required


Print  Online Discounts Additional
Welcome pack & membership card Members’ Area RAD shop discounts Can apply to be an Associate of the RAD (ARAD)***
RAD magazines Monthly e-newsletter Selected events & courses Attend the AGM and have voting rights
JobSearch International™ Vocational Graded Examinations** Priority booking 
Scholarships, awards and competitions
Member-only competitions

*Dance GazetteFocus on Exams (three times per year) and Focus on Members where locally produced.
**From Advanced Foundation upwards.
***Terms and conditions apply. 


You must meet the following requirements:

  • Have passed RAD Advanced 1 or Advanced 2 
  • Hold a Student Teaching Certificate (STC)
  • Be enrolled on any RAD certificate, diploma, degree or masters programme
  • Be a graduate of any RAD certificate, diploma or degree programme
  • Hold the Award of Intermediate Level Certificate in Benesh Movement Notation, its equivalent or higher
  • Hold a CBMN (Certificate in Benesh Movement Notation)
  • Hold a Diplôme supérieur (2nd year certificate) in BMN awarded by the Paris Conservatoire 


All RAD Members must adhere to the Code of Conduct .



Full Members who have successfully passed Advanced 2 and are at least 18 years of age are eligible to become an Associate of the Royal Academy of Dance. Associates receive a certificate and are entitled to use the initials ARAD after their name, as long as they keep their membership subscription up to date. Application  is free.


Further information

If you need further information, or have any questions, contact Karen Monaghan on (02) 9380 1910 or email .