Thank You to Our Supporters

The New Zealand School of Dance is grateful to the organisations and individuals that support the School.

We thank our funders, individual supporters and sponsors for helping our students access world-class dance training in New Zealand. We would particularly like to acknowledge the Tertiary Education Commission for providing our essential core funding. Thank you to everyone who has supported us in the past year.


Tertiary Education Commission
The Ballet Foundation
Christchurch Ballet Society Ltd
The Australian High Commission
DANZ (Dance Aotearoa New Zealand)
The Dorothy Daniels Dance Foundation
Embassy of the United States of America
The Four Winds Foundation
Jeremy Brick Videography
The Lion Foundation
Oderings Garden Centres
The Pelorus Trust
The Performing Arts Foundation of Wellington
Pub Charity
Wellesley Studios
Wellington City Council
Wellington Community Trust
The Willscott Endowment Fund (administered by the Nikau Foundation)   


MEA Design
Valley Print
NW Group
Sharp NZ
Neil Pardington Design
Format Print
Stephen A’Court Photographer

Providers of NZSD Scholarships

The Ballet Foundation of New Zealand Scholarship
Janet Berney Memorial Dance Scholarship
David Carson-Parker & Jeremy Commons Scholarship
Stephen & Beverley George Scholarship
Katrina Todd Scholarships (classical & contemporary)
Barbara Webster Memorial Ballet Scholarship

Providers of External Scholarships

Christchurch Dance Education Bursary Trust
Hawkes Bay Ballet and Dance Inc


Tim & Fiona Arbuckle
Paul & Sheryl Baines
Russell Ballard
Carol Brown
Adrienne Bushell
Deane Endowment Trust
Margaret Fairhead
Fenella Dobson
Dorothy Duval
The Emery Family
YaNan Gao
Samuel Gibson
Diva Gradilone
Valerie Holder
John Joliff & Des Smith
Janet Lowe
The T & H Matches Family Trust
Julie Nevett
Penelope Ryder-Lewis
Carole Speirs
Alex Sutherland
Katrina Todd
Nancy Wang
Catherine Usher 

Ambassadors of the Supporters Programme
Darcey Bussell CBE, Dame Kiri Te Kanawa ONZ DBE AC, Sir Jon Trimmer KNZM MBE, and Danyon Loader ONZM.

For more information about supporting the School please email Development Officer Elizabeth Isaacs or phone 04 381 9224

The NZSD is a registered charity (number CC24138) and member of the Fundraising Institute of New Zealand. Donations are tax deductible.