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…

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…

NEW ZEALAND SCHOOL OF DANCE RECEIVES TAONGA

Sir Tīmoti Karetū, New Zealand’s first Māori Language Commissioner and a respected exponent of the spoken and performing arts, has gifted the New Zealand School of Dance (NZSD) the phrase ‘Kia kōrero te katoa o te tinana’. Sir Tīmoti’s words, translated by Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Māori, the Māori Language Commission, as ‘Let the body do all of…

Video Trailer

2020 Performance Season From 18 – 28 November, 2020 the New Zealand School of Dance presents alternating performances of ballet and contemporary dance. Ticket sales here. There & Then | Here & Now:  two spirited dance programmes showcasing the full-time students’ outstanding talent and the School’s creative diversity.  The national institution’s end-of-year performance seasons have…

A professional career in dance begins at NZSD

Students’ personal impressions of the School Watch as four of our current students share what they love about the School, what inspired them to apply for a place here and their tips for success at the School audition. Classical ballet students Tayla-Rose Frisby and Dane Head and contemporary dance students Kiki Miwa and Luke Romero…

Winter School Update

With regret, the New Zealand School of Dance 2020 Winter School has been cancelled due to the impact of Covid-19. We understand this decision will come as a great disappointment to many.   Please know that our decision has been taken in the best interest and safety of students and staff. We are looking optimistically to…