Coronavirus update from NZSD

Following the latest annoucement from the Government to raise the Covid-19 Alert to Level 4, NZSD will suspend all face-to-face teaching classes from Tuesday 24 March. This applies to our full-time students and outreach programmes. The School has already outlined scaleable procedures to manage events of this type. Pastoral care is provided to all students,…

New students welcome

We begin every year with a pōwhiri to welcome new students and staff to our whānau. We welcomed Daniel Jaber, contemporary dance tutor, and the 1st Yr students on Wednesday the 29th of January. Here are photographs taken of the event. We wish all our new and returning students and staff an invigorating, inspiring year…

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…