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  • Step into Dance Freelance Dance Practitioner

    We are currently recruiting for freelance Dance Practitioners in the following London areas: Barking and Dagenham, Brent, Ealing, Enfield, Harrow, Hillingdon, Redbridge, Waltham Forest and Essex!


    Step into Dance is a Royal Academy of Dance programme in partnership with the Jack Petchey Foundation. Step into Dance enables young people to develop their passion, skills, and understanding of dance through a diverse and inclusive programme of weekly classes, workshops and performance opportunities. Working with mainstream and SEN schools across London and Essex, Step into Dance reaches around 6,000 students annually, aiming to reach those that might not otherwise connect with dance.


    Delivered by a team of specialist dance practitioners, the programme offers a range of ways to engage with dance through different dance styles, offering young people a space in which they can grow as dance performers, artists and leaders.  

    Now you have the opportunity to get involved…

    If you have skills and experience in one or more dance technique and are keen to develop your professional practice, we would like to hear from you.


    Offers of employment in this role will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service and valid Right to Work in the UK documentation.




    Please send your application form and availability form to  by the closing date of 2 July 2018 before 1200 noon.



    These will take place on 11 and 12 July 2018 from 0900 – 1800 at RAD, Headquarters.

    Referees will be contacted in advance of an audition where a post involves direct contact with children or with vulnerable adults.


    Successful candidates will be required to attend compulsory Training Days (3 and 4 September 2018) which will include an HR Induction session delivered by Human Resources at RAD Headquarters. There will also be a compulsory training day in January 2019; details will be confirmed in due course.