Students Dance Through a Door to Raise Funds

NZSD final year contemporary dance students have set themselves a unique challenge to help raise funds for their Choreographic Season show. They will improvise 1000 dance moves through a door on Cuba Street.

The students have been offered the film set of a dilapidated house to stage their performances in – which fits perfectly with their vision for the production. But to cover the costs of moving and installing the set in the theatre safely, the students need to raise $2,000 by 13 April.

So they have formed a team and set themselves the unusual fundraising challenge of improvising 1000 dance moves through a stand-alone door on the buskers’ stage in Cuba Street, Wellington, from 1pm on Thu 10 April. They are hoping their unusual stunt will motivate people to help.

Student Eliza Sanders said, “I feel really excited about the challenge – none of us really know what we’re in for but it should be fun. To be able to build this set and create a unique and outstanding production would be amazing”.

Every donation towards this appeal will help the students to build their set. To support the students, please donate online at