Dance can inspire, empower, invigorate, educate and civilise us all.
Luke Rittner, Chief Executive
Leading the world in dance education and training, the Royal Academy of Dance will be recognised internationally for the highest standards of teaching and learning. As the professional membership body for dance teachers it will inspire and empower dance teachers and students, members, and staff to make innovative, artistic and lasting contributions to dance and dance education throughout the world.
The promotion and enhancement of knowledge, understanding and practice of dance internationally by educating and training teachers and students and by providing examinations to reward achievement, so preserving the rich, artistic and educational value of dance for future generations.
Values & Statements:
We provide LEADERSHIP as an organisation and as individuals.
We value people. At every level of the organisation we EMPOWER staff to think creatively, recognising their ability to make significant contributions to the business.
We support and promote the concept of life long learning and continuing professional development for all.
We treat one another with RESPECT and are committed to openness and TRUST in all professional relationships. We also believe in RECOGNISING and REWARDING loyalty of staff, members, volunteers and customers, partners and suppliers.
We promote ENJOYMENT and FULFILMENT in all that we do and offer as an organisation. We are committed to creating an engaging, welcoming environment that inspires artistry, facilitates teaching and encourages learning.
- Communicate openly
- Collaborate within and beyond the organisation
- Act with integrity and professionalism
- Deliver quality and excellence
- Celebrate diversity and work inclusively
- Act as advocates for dance