Guest Tutors

Talented and experienced guests from the dance world visit the NZSD each year to teach our students

Guest tutors in recent years include:

2016

Jiří and Otto Bubeníček, Les Ballets Bubeníček
James O'Hara
Marilyn Rowe OBE, former Director The Australian Ballet School
Richard Chen See, Paul Taylor American Modern Dance
Sam Coren, Hofesh Shechter Company
Christina Chan & Aymeric Bichon
Patricia Rianne
David Peden
Malia Johnston, M.O.T.H
David Mack, Sydney Dance Company
Curtis Foley
Garry Stewart Artistic Director & Larissa McGowan, Australian Dance Theatre
Francesco Ventriglia, Artistic Director Royal New Zealand Ballet
Sacha Copland, Java Dance Company
Taane Mete & Taiaroa Royal, Artistic Directors Okareka Dance
Lloyd Newson, DV8
John Butterfield
Betsy Erickson, San Francisco Ballet
Lisa-Maree Cullum, Bayerisches Staatsballett, Munich
Amber Haines & Kyle Page, Dancenorth
Darcey Bussell CBE, former Principal The Royal Ballet
Emma Murray
Anita Hunziker, Footnote New Zealand Dance
New Zealand Dance Company
Anouk van Dijk, Chunky Move
Paul White, Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch


2015

Anna-Marie Holmes
Li Cunxin, Artistic Director Queensland Ballet
Sarah Foster-Sproull
Kuik Swee Boon and Wu Mi, T.H.E Dance Company
Jarek Cemerek
Lynn Wallis OBE, Artistic Director Royal Academy of Dance
Yuriy Klymenko
Lina Limosani
Iratxe Ansa
Thomas Bradley
Diana White, Associate The George Balanchine Trust
Kimball Wong, Australian Dance Theatre
James Vu Anh Pham, Chunky Move
Jochen Roller
James O'Hara, Eastman
David Peden
Ross McCormack, Muscle Mouth & Les Ballets C de la B


2014

Malia Johnston, World of Wearable Arts and Footnote Dance
Marianne Kruuse, former Deputy Director Hamburg Ballet School
Victoria Simon, The George Balanchine Trust
Leigh Warren, former Artistic Director Leigh Warren & Dancers
Wessel Oostrum
Pablo Aharonian, Ballet de Santiago
Sarah Foster
Stephen Beagley, former Principal The Royal Ballet
Craig Bary
Nils Christe
Li Cunxin, Artistic Director Queensland Ballet
James O'Hara, Eastman
Martin James, former Principal and Ballet Master The Royal Danish Ballet
Josh Thomson
Omri Drumlevich, Batsheva Dance Company


2013

Anouk van Dijk, Chunky Move
Richard Cilli, Sydney Dance Company
Michael Parmenter, Commotion Company
Betsy Erickson, San Francisco Ballet
Lynn Wallis, Artistic Director Royal Academy of Dance
Antony Hamilton
Elie Tass, Eastman & Les Ballets C de la B
Lina Limosani
Pablo Aharonian, Ballet de Santiago
Sue Healey, Sue Healey and Dancers
Catherine Chappell, Touch Compass
Stephen Beagley, former Principal The Royal Ballet
Peter Boyes, former Associate Director Royal New Zealand Ballet
Wim Broeckx, former Artistic President Prix de Lausanne
Jo Funaki, former dancer Royal New Zealand Ballet
Qi Huan, senior artist Royal New Zealand Ballet
Martin James, former Principal and Ballet Master The Royal Danish Ballet
Ethan Stiefel, Artistic Director Royal New Zealand Ballet
Sacha Copland, Java Dance Company
Yu Takayama, former Principal Royal New Zealand Ballet and Leading Artist West Australian Ballet


2012

Craig Bary
Daniel Belton, Good Company
Peter Boyes, former Associate Director Royal New Zealand Ballet
Wim Broeckx, former Artistic President Prix de Lausanne
Darcey Bussell CBE, former Principal The Royal Ballet
Li Cunxin, Artistic Director Queensland Ballet
Amy Hollingsworth, Sydney Dance Company
Qi Huan, senior artist Royal New Zealand Ballet
Malia Johnston, World of WearableArt and Rifleman Productions
Ross McCormack, Les Ballets C de la B
Patricia Ruanne and Ric Werner, Rudolf Nureyev Foundation
Janek Schergen, Artistic Director Singapore Dance Theatre
Matz Skoog, Artistic Advisor Royal Swedish Ballet


Photo: Richard Chen See teaching Paul Taylor's 'Airs' at NZSD, photographed by Stephen A'Court