Exams

North Balgowlah School of Dance regularly enters students in RAD Ballet exams, Rambert Contemporary Dance exams and ISTD Modern exams. Students develop good posture and alignment, show substantial improvement and have an increased confidence in their dancing as a result of preparing for and participating in exams.

The school has had great success in examinations, with students enjoying and rising to the challenge. Students nominated by a teacher to undertake an exam, are required to attend 90% of classes, rehearsals and any holiday classes leading up to the exam. In the case of RAD examinations, students are expected to attend two classes per week from Primary grade onwards.

RAD Exams
RAD exams for classical ballet are aimed at everyone from young children starting out in dance classes to older students aspiring to become professional dancers.

ISTD Modern Exams
The examinations for Modern dance are conducted by the Imperial Society Teachers of Dancing (ISTD).

Rambert Exams
Examinations for Rambert are offered for Grades 1 – 8, in Contemporary Dance.