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…

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…

2021 Distinguished Alumni Announced

Please join us in congratulating the #NZSD Distinguished Alumni for 2021: Thomas Bradley (Emanuel Gat Dance)Jason Carter (Singapore Dance Theatre)Chua Bi Ru (Singapore Dance Theatre)Zöe Dunwoodie (Australian Dance Theatre)Cauê Frias (Ballet de l’Opéra National du Rhin)Christopher Gerty (The National Ballet of Canada)Harrison James (The National Ballet of Canada) Sean MacDonald (Atamira Dance Company)Isabelle Nelson, Freelance…

COVID UPDATE

THE SCHOOL IS OPEN AND WE ARE CONTINUING WITH OUR FULL-TIME & SCHOLARS CLASSES The School’s staff welcomes full time students and Scholars back to Te Whaea: National Dance and Drama Centre. Entry to Te Whaea is only possible through the main doors at the front of the building and everyone is required to use…

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…

COVID UPDATE

The New Zealand School of Dance building, Te Whaea, remains closed at Level 3.  All our face-to-face teaching has been moved to an e-learning environment.  Fulltime students and those in the Scholars Programme are receiving online class content appropriate to their individual needs.  Our tutors are working diligently to provide new content as well as…