3 July 2024 - 25 August 2024 9:30am - 5:30pm

Summer 2024 - Introduction to Advanced 1

Introduction to Advanced 1

The Introduction to the Advanced 1 (female) Syllabi Teachers’ course is a two-day practical course in which participating teachers will gain a greater understanding of the content of the Advanced 1 (female) syllabi level.

This course aims to give those attending a greater knowledge of the content and deeper understanding of the appropriate development required for success in the teaching of this syllabi level.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of the course participants should understand the:

  • Aims of the syllabi
  • Learning outcomes and assessment criteria
  • Choreographic content
  • Guidelines on how to further develop technique, artistry, musicality and creativity in students in relation to the content of the examination
  • Teaching methods appropriate for the delivery of these syllabi
  • Advice on preparation and procedures

Content outline/draft schedule

The course is two days long. Each day timing will be determined by the Tutor however schedule will loosely run as follows:

  • Morning – three hours including 15-minute break.
  • Lunch break one hour.
  • Afternoon – three hours including 15-minute break.

The content will include:

  • Study of each exercise and enchaînement
  • Discussion relating to the construction of free enchaînement
  • Study of development exercises in preparation for variations


Optional/Recommended Preparation

Participants should watch the DVD prior to the commencement of the course and read through the course guidelines for teachers, which can be downloaded from the website.


 Additional information

It is recommended that participants bring with them a copy of the Foundations of Classical Ballet Technique and Progressions of Classical Ballet Technique publications, available from RAD Enterprises.

Key Information

Level Time Duration Fee
Advanced 1 9:30am - 5:30pm 16hours RAD RTS $250
Faculty of Education Student $125
Non RTS Teacher $300

Who can attend?

Course is open to all teachers – RAD RTS and Non Members.

Saskatoon, SK

Wednesday July 3 – Thursday July 4                                   La Danse Studio



 Edmonton, AB

Wednesday August 21 – Thursday August 22                      Edmonton School of Ballet


 Vancouver, BC

Saturday August 24 – Sunday August 25                              Deas Island Dance Centre


How to apply

You might also be interested in :

Advanced 1 & 2 Variations workshop at the RAD Canada/SunDance Teacher’s Seminar in Toronto


Introduction to Advanced 2 in Dartmouth and Edmonton