It’s a wrap

Heartfelt thanks to the supporters, students and staff of the New Zealand School of Dance. This year has seen many successes because of your hard work, dedication and commitment. Highlights this year included outstanding achievements by three NZSD classical ballet students at the Alana Haines Australasian Awards and fabulous reviews for performances at our Choreographic…

Reviews: Graduation Season 2019

The show is incredible. From musical choice to choreography to performance, it is a brilliant achievement in expression an emotion from established students to the up-and-comers.As P.T Barnum said “Always leave them wanting more.” – The Wellington App Wellington, NZ. 19.11.2019. Velociraptor, from the New Zealand School of Dance’s Graduation Season 2019. Choreography by Scott…

NZSD Foundation announces 2020 scholarship recipient

Foundation members congratulate Eden Kew Patrons of the New Zealand School of Dance Foundation gathered at the School to celebrate the announcement of the second recipient of the Foundation’s scholarship. At the event, held on Thursday 24 October, Chair of the Foundation, Andrew Stewart announced that the NZSD Foundation has offered its second full-fee scholarship…

Review| Not Odd Human | Tempo Dance Festival

…The 3rd year contemporary students of the New Zealand School of Dance, perform with grace, comedic attention, intelligence and aplomb. Their voices are just as grounded and eloquent. Verbal offerings, pitched at the beginning (prologue), middle and end (epilogue) of the work provide the rhetoric and darker elements of the narrative. ” Felicity Molloy for…

Reviews | ORBICULUS Choreographic Season 2019

“But the dancing itself, which is primarily what we’re here for, is beautifully modulated and impeccably performed. All these performers can expect to find professional careers and good work somewhere. One is an absolute knockout and would score a job tomorrow in many a company worldwide.”Michelle Potter on DancingRead the full review “Congratulations to the…

AHA Award Winners

The 2019 Alana Haines Australasian Awards (AHA Awards) were held over the Easter weekend, Thursday 18 – Monday 22 April, at the Opera House Wellington, New Zealand. The competition, which is held biennially, saw 600 Australasian contestants competing for prizes totaling $460,000 cash and scholarship awards, including recipient airfares paid by the AHA Awards. Scholarships…