Seeking a Marketing & Communications Manager

The New Zealand School of Dance is one of the Southern Hemisphere’s leading tertiary dance training institutions, preparing students for professional careers in classical ballet and contemporary dance. We are seeking a Marketing and Communications Manager to head a small, enthusiastic team.  This is a full-time position based in Wellington, which reports to the Director…

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…

NZSD Foundation offers its first full-fee scholarship

The New Zealand School of Dance (NZSD) recently held a special event honouring the Inaugural Patrons of the New Zealand School of Dance Foundation At the event the Chair of Foundation, Andrew Stewart announced that the NZSD Foundation has offered its first full-fee scholarship for the 2019 academic year to contemporary dance student Franky Drousioti.…

Scholarship available for a male dancer in NZSD’s Scholars programme

The New Zealand School of Dance (NZSD) and the Royal Academy of Dance’s (RAD) Project B are proud to announce a new available scholarship for an aspiring male dancer wishing to take part in the 2019 NZSD Scholars programme. The scholarship is a new initiative created by both organisations to assist talented young male dancers…

Celebrating 20 years of directorship at NZSD

In 2018, we acknowledge Garry Trinder’s 20-year anniversary as Director of the New Zealand School of Dance (NZSD). Garry began his directorship with the New Zealand School of Dance on 15 January 1998. Over his twenty-year tenure, Garry has extended the School’s professional training reputation globally including forging relationships with acclaimed international classical ballet competitions…