RAD Dance Challenge (Toronto, ON)
Two-day, multi-level competition for RAD students in Canada up to age 18.
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.
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 Foundation. However, competitors deemed eligible to participate in the Solo Seal are not eligible to participate in the Dance Challenge.
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.
May 5 & 6
Sandra Faire and Ivan Fecan Theatre