Prix de Lausanne Announcement

Prix de Lausanne Announcement

NZSD Ballet Student Accepted to Compete at the Prix de Lausanne 2022We are delighted and proud to announce that Louise Camelbeke, a classical ballet student at the School, has been selected to take part in the Prix de Lausanne 2022.  Together, rigour, excellence and prestige, make the Prix de Lausanne international ballet competition a unique platform for young dancers with a very high level of technical proficiency.    The Prix de Lausanne is an international ballet competition open to pre-professional dancers of all nationalities aged 15 to 18. This year a total of 376…continue reading →
Full Time Auditions Update

Full Time Auditions Update

All of us at NZSD have been hopeful that the full-time auditions could go ahead as planned in Auckland. Regrettably we are no longer able to make the trip to Auckland for live auditions as the Level 3 lockdown in Auckland, Northland and parts of the Waikato continues. Therefore we will be accepting digital auditions from applicants in these regions and look forward to receiving these as early as possible (31 October at the latest).   This applies to those interested in our full-time programme and anyone wanting to join our Associates. Comprehensive Digital…continue reading →
Scholars & Associates Programme Auditions

Scholars & Associates Programme Auditions

The health and well-being of all our students, supporters and staff remain at the forefront of our planning.  After careful consideration, we have decided to postpone auditions for our Scholars and Associate Programmes.  The postponement is to allow applicants the opportunity to spend as much time as possible in studio to prepare themselves before audition day. Scholars Auditions: 30 October 2021, Wellington. Times to be confirmed Associate Auditions: 30 October – Wellington31 October – Auckland7 November – ChristchurchTimes for all auditions to be confirmedcontinue reading →
New Zealand School of Dance Choreographic Season is an Experience Not To Be Missed

New Zealand School of Dance Choreographic Season is an Experience Not To Be Missed

The annual New Zealand School of Dance (NZSD) Choreographic Season has been a highly anticipated addition to the capital city’s arts calendar for decades. This year’s season, Meraki, showcases the talent and accomplished artistry of the New Zealand School of Dance students as emerging artists.  Known for their innovative technical approach, the students present a compilation of short works connected by a common thematic thread – the creation of art imbued with something of the creator’s essence…something of the creator’s self. Meraki | {verb} Greek. [may-rah-kee]:To do something with soul, creativity or love.…continue reading →
Summer Intensive 2021

Summer Intensive 2021

Thank-you to all the talented and enthusiastic participants of the School's inaugural Summer Intensive. We thoroughly enjoyed starting the new school year with you! Save the dates for Winter School 2021, where we hope to dance with all of you again: 12 - 16 July 2021. All photography below by Julia Forsyth of Joyful Dance Photography.continue reading →