Open Technique Classes

Open Technique Classes

The NZSD offers open technique classes in classical ballet and contemporary dance in conjunction Associate programme auditions.  Dancers are welcome to join the open classes, whether they are attending the Associates auditions or not. Cost: $22.50 for one class, $40.00 for two. Open technique classes will be held on 7 November, 2021 in Christchurch.  Registration is closed as classes are now full.  continue reading →
Associate Auditions

Associate Auditions

The New Zealand School of Dance Associates Programme identifies classical ballet and contemporary dance students from all over New Zealand who have a talent for a career in dance performance. Students aged 13 – 16 are chosen by audition, ensuring those with aptitude can take class with similarly talented dancers. More information - Click Here Registrations to audition have closed. City Venue Date Wellington Te Whaea 30 Oct, 2021 Auckland Digital Auditions on or before 31 Oct, 2021 Christchurch NASDA 7 Nov, 2021 Applications open online on 7 July 2021 and close on Friday…continue reading →
Scholars Programme Auditions

Scholars Programme Auditions

THE SCHOLARS PROGRAMME Training for classical ballet students from the age of 10.  Selection is by audition and students participate in the programme alongside their regular dance training. The programme focuses on the principles of movement, incorporating the definitions of technique as required in ballet, while embracing musicality and artistry. To join the programme, register by 3 September 2021 and attend the auditions on 30 October at Te Whaea, Wellington. (Auditions times to be confirmed)  An audition fee of $40 applies. SCHOLARS APPLICATION FORM Exact times of auditions will be confirmed via email…continue reading →
Scholars & Associates Programme Auditions

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 day. Scholars Auditions: 30 October 2021, Wellington. Times to be confirmed Associate Auditions: 30 October – Wellington31 October – Auckland7 November – ChristchurchTimes for all auditions to be confirmedcontinue reading →
Summer Intensive 2021

Summer Intensive 2021

Thank-you to all the talented and enthusiastic participants of the School's inaugural Summer Intensive. We thoroughly enjoyed starting the new school year with you! Save the dates for Winter School 2021, where we hope to dance with all of you again: 12 - 16 July 2021. All photography below by Julia Forsyth of Joyful Dance Photography.continue reading →
SUMMER INTENSIVE 2021

SUMMER INTENSIVE 2021

OUR FIRST-EVER SUMMER INTENSIVE IS FOR YOUNG DANCERS FROM ALL OVER NEW ZEALAND Building on the success of our annual Winter School, the inaugural New Zealand School of Dance Summer Intensive offers four days of full-time training, in either classical ballet OR contemporary dance. INFORMATION PACK TEACHER OBSERVATION FORM For students aged 12 - 17, Summer Intensive 2021 is a unique opportunity for young dancers to experience the highest levels of training from the School’s renowned teaching staff.  PLEASE NOTE - we have reached capacity for all classes. When: 26 - 29 January…continue reading →