On Point: Royal Academy of Dance at 100

This display is now closed at V&A South Kensington

This display explored the 100-year history of the prestigious Royal Academy of Dance with a host of costume, designs, film and unique materials from the last century including shoes worn by Dame Darcey Bussell DBE at her 2007 farewell performance.

Past events

Features

Background image: Harlequin statue by Alfred Gilbert for Production Club (RAD), date unknown. Presented to the RAD in 1924 by Stanislas Idzikowski. © Ali Wright, Dance Gazette