Ballet has long been accepted as a vital form of training for all dance genres.

Along with the enjoyment of learning ballet, many skills and disciplines are developed, including:

  • posture development

  • flexibility

  • endurance

  • muscle and strength development

  • balance

  • strength development

  • physical fitness

  • artistic appreciation

Genesis Dance Academy uses the world’s leading classical ballet syllabus, The Royal Academy of Dance (RAD). A minimum of 2 classes per week will be necessary to meet the standard required to be considered for an examination.

Queensland Certificate of Education Recognised Studies

The Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority (QCAA) recognise the following studies as contributing studies for the Queensland Certificate of Education (QCE). For further information, please visit the Royal Academy of Dance website.

Name of StudyCategory of LearningRequired StandardCredit
RAD Level 2 Certificate in Vocational Graded Examination in Dance: Intermediate Foundation (Ballet)EnrichmentPass1
RAD Level 3 Certificate in Vocational Graded Examination in Dance: Intermediate (Ballet)EnrichmentPass2
RAD Level 3 Certificate in Vocational Graded Examination in Dance: Advanced Foundation (Ballet)AdvancedPass2
RAD Level 4 Certificate in Vocational Graded Examination in Dance: Advanced 1 (Ballet)AdvancedPass2
RAD Level 4 Certificate in Vocational Graded Examination in Dance: Advanced 2 (Ballet)AdvancedPass2
Solo Seal AwardAdvancedAwarded2