1 May 2020 - 2 May 2020 9:30am - 6:45pm

RAD Dance Challenge 2020 (Toronto, ON)

The RAD Dance Challenge is a two-day training experience and competition in Canada for students up to age 18 that culminates in an adjudicated showcase of solo performances.

Dancers are judged on the performance of an original ballet solo that either their teacher, a fellow student, or themselves have choreographed.

Day 1 has dancers taking non-syllabus classes, focusing on technique, performance and artistry, as well as one-on-one coaching for their solo performances. With Day 2 comprised of a non-syllabus ballet class, dress rehearsal and performance of solos to an adjudicator and audience, followed by a presentation of participation certificates and cash prize awards.

Key Information

Level Age Time Duration Fee Closing Date
Grade 4 - Advanced 2 7 - 18 9:30am - 6:45pm 2 Days $220 27 March 2020 11:59pm

Who can attend?

The competition is multi-level and is open to all RAD students, studying with an RAD Registered teaching member. Levels range from Grade 4 – Advanced 2. However, competitors deemed eligible to participate in the Solo Seal are not eligible to participate in the Dance Challenge.

How to apply

Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis. Spots are limited to a maximum of 60 participants total. Entries can only be submitted by the competitor’s RAD Teacher, and only completed applications (filled-in form and payment information) will be accepted. Incomplete applications will NOT be accepted; including requests to hold spots with credit card payment.

Note: There are 14 spots currently open at the Advanced Foundation to Advanced 2 level.

New for 2020!

Each studio may submit a maximum of 5 entries per Dance Challenge. If, as of December 6, 2019, any spaces remain, studios can then submit additional entries, with no quantity restrictions. Click the arrow for more info & Application forms.
Application Form

Sonia Rodriguez

RAD Dance Challenge Judge

Geraldine Johns

RAD Dance Challenge Coach

Marq Frerichs

RAD Dance Challenge Coach