The RAD Intermediate ballet exam
Jan27

The RAD Intermediate ballet exam

The Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) Intermediate ballet exam is the second vocational ballet exam, following on from the Intermediate Foundation exam. Not many people do these exams. The Intermediate exam is about the equivalent of a Grade 6, but is much more rigorous and challenging. The Intermediate ballet exam requires a higher level of technicality than the Grade 6. It demands greater commitment and not everyone wants to do that, or...

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The RAD Intermediate Foundation ballet exam
Oct08

The RAD Intermediate Foundation ballet exam

The RAD Intermediate Foundation ballet exam is not an exam many kids take. It runs alongside the usual grades (from Pre-Primary to Grade 8) and is around the equivalent of a Grade 5, but it is much more rigorous. Along with the subsequent exams – Intermediate and Advanced – it is a vocational qualification. As my daughter’s teacher summed it up: ‘It’s not a children’s exam’. The Intermediate...

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