Royal Academy of Dance
Celebrating 100 years
- Categories: Illustrated Histories
- A lavishly illustrated volume celebrating the 100-year history of the Royal Academy of Dance, a world-leading dance education institution
- Features illuminating sections on music, choreography and costume, and on the traditions that many of those who have taken a ballet exam will remember
- An insight into every aspect of the Academy’s history: dancing and education, performances and competitions, and the many successful outreach projects
With a global membership of 14,000 and a presence in 84 countries, the Royal Academy of Dance has grown from its foundation in 1920 into one of the world’s most influential dance education organisations. This lavishly illustrated volume celebrates 100 years of dancing and education, performances and competitions, and the Academy’s many successful outreach projects. The book features special sections on music, choreography and costume, and on the traditions that many of those who have taken a ballet exam will remember.
Featuring forewords by Darcey Bussell, President of the RAD, and Li Cunxin, Vice President of the RAD, with an introduction by dance critic Gerald Dowler.
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