Associates Audition

How to Apply

Selection for the Associates programme is by audition only. Auditions are held in September and places are strictly limited. 

Preference will be given to students entering Year 9 at the beginning of the 2018 academic year. Current Associates do not need to re-audition.

Auditions for 2018 Associates

Saturday 16 September 2017
New Zealand School of Dance, Wellington

Saturday 23 September
Wellesley Studios, Auckland

Sunday 24 September
Anna Lee School of Dance studios, Christchurch

There is a $60 fee to audition

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Applications close Friday 25 August 2017

Details of the audition process will be issued after the closing date.

All applicants must print this document and bring it, already completed, to the audition:

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To audition for NZSD Scholars/National Scholars please attend the Wellington Scholars audition on 5 November.

NZSD Associates


Open Technique Classes

The NZSD offers technique classes in classical and contemporary dance in Christchurch and Auckland in conjunction with auditions for the Associates Programme.


For more information about the Associates programme please email Head of Associates Christine Gunn or phone 04 381 9223