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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…

How the move to Level 2 affects NZSD

New Zealand will move to Alert Level 2 from Thursday 14 May The New Zealand School of Dance will reopen its doors to welcome back our full-time students and Scholars on Monday 25 May.   Our studio timetable is expected to be reduced and very cautious, with strict protocols around hygiene and distancing.  The NZSD staff…

Perfomance & Event Dates

In response to the COVID-19 situation and in accordance with all government health and safety advice we will be postponing some of the School’s performances and community events. The health and wellbeing of the community, students, scholars, associates and staff are our top priority. Where possible we are looking alternative ways of hosting some events…

From Marilyn Rowe, AM OBE

Some truly inspiring words penned specially for the School by inspirational guest teacher and international dance luminary, Marilyn Rowe, AM OBE. A TIME OF REFLECTION As the world we have known continues to shut down and many of the things we have all taken for granted are no longer accessible, maybe it is time to…