Health Professionals

Susan Simpson

Head of Performance Medicine

Jane Woolley


Fiona Hulands

Fitness Consultant

Sophie Ryan

Dance Conditioning

Sarah Fitzsimons

Rehabilitation & Gyrotonics

Performance Nutritionist – Becky Jones
Performance Dietician – Megan Healy
Osteopath – Matthew Cooper ND DO (UK)
Performance Psychologist – Dr Natalie Hogg
Sports Physicians – Dr Jake Pearson, Dr Theo Dorfling
Yoga – Jase Te Patu


Phillip O’Malley

Pianist (Full-time)

Craig Newsome

Pianist (Full-time)

Part-time Pianists
Sue Alexander
Irina Bitossi
Nicholas Giles-Palmer
Irina Kouzminova
Andreas Lepper (percussionist)
Anna McBride


Business Manager – Anita Lowcay
Marketing & Communications Manager – Toni Westaway
Development Officer – Elizabeth Isaacs
Student Support Manager – Alex Nicholson
Administrator – Veretta Beukes
Accounts Officer – Moira Broughton
Communications Officer – Natasha Giera
PA to the Director – Janina Panizza
Library Manager – Kris Wehipeihana

New Zealand School of Dance photography by Stephen A’Court


Dance Studies – Lyne Pringle
Music – Karen Allan BA BMus
Anatomy – Jane Woolley