Garry Trinder MNZM
The School offers a unique training environment for the next generation of gifted young dancers. With world-class facilities, teaching staff and repertoire, we focus on preparing students for the demands of the dance world and their future place in it.
Precision cannot be acquired quickly and beauty does not come easily. If you are adaptable, open-minded and willing to work hard, the New Zealand School of Dance is the place for you.
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- NEW ZEALAND SCHOOL OF DANCE CHOREOGRAPHIC SEASON, AXIS, SET TO BE A DYNAMIC AND ECLECTIC SHOWCASE OF CONTEMPORARY DANCE.The New Zealand School of Dance (NZSD) is proud to present this year’s choreographic season, titled Axis. The season celebrates the students’ creative process and offers an insight into the development of their choreographic skills. Third-year contemporary dance students collaborate to create their own individual works, guided by tutor, Holly Newsome. Eight short pieces are combined to create a full-length … Continue reading NEW ZEALAND SCHOOL OF DANCE CHOREOGRAPHIC SEASON, AXIS, SET TO BE A DYNAMIC AND ECLECTIC SHOWCASE OF CONTEMPORARY DANCE.
- A long-awaited welcome: Australian and International Students Return to the New Zealand School of DanceAfter a two-year hiatus due to Covid-19, earlier this month, the New Zealand School of Dance (NZSD) welcomed back a handful of international and Australian students. This includes students from Western Australia, Victoria, New South Wales and Queensland as well as the USA, Hong Kong, Singapore and Thailand. With their return, the School is able to tap into a new … Continue reading A long-awaited welcome: Australian and International Students Return to the New Zealand School of Dance
- Celebrating 25 Years of Leadership: Garry Trinder’s JourneyThis year, Garry Trinder is celebrating 25 years of directing the New Zealand School of Dance. Garry’s impressive career began when he was 18, joining Scottish Ballet, as a dancer. In moving into management, he served six years as Artistic Director of Hong Kong Ballet & two years as Director of Dance for the Natal Performing Arts Council (NAPAC) in … Continue reading Celebrating 25 Years of Leadership: Garry Trinder’s Journey
- Prix de Lausanne AnnouncementNZSD Ballet Student Accepted to Compete at the Prix de Lausanne 2023 New Zealand School of Dance is proud to announce that Aidan Tully, a classical ballet student at the school, has been selected to take part in the 50th-anniversary edition of the Prix de Lausanne 2023. This is a tremendous achievement and a testament to Aidan’s hard work, dedication, … Continue reading Prix de Lausanne Announcement