Full Time Auditions – Auckland

Full Time Auditions – Auckland

Entry to the New Zealand School of Dance full time programme is by audition only. Applications to attend auditions have now closed. As the Level 3 lockdown in Auckland, Northland and parts of the Waikato continues, we have no choice but to cancel our anticipated in-person audition at Wellesley Studios on 31 October. Therefore we will be accepting auditions by video from these regions and look forward to receiving these as early as possible (31 October at the latest).  Please click here to submit your audition video for entry to the NZSD 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 →
Full Time Auditions Update

Full Time Auditions Update

All of us at NZSD have been hopeful that the full-time auditions could go ahead as planned in Auckland. Regrettably we are no longer able to make the trip to Auckland for live auditions as the Level 3 lockdown in Auckland, Northland and parts of the Waikato continues. Therefore we will be accepting digital auditions from applicants in these regions and look forward to receiving these as early as possible (31 October at the latest).   This applies to those interested in our full-time programme and anyone wanting to join our Associates. Comprehensive Digital…continue reading →
Full Time Auditions – Wellington

Full Time Auditions – Wellington

Entry to the New Zealand School of Dance full time programme is by audition only. Auditions for the 2022 intake will be held digitally as well as in New Zealand.  Please register to attend either of these auditions by clicking the link below. AUDITIONS REGISTRATION Auditions calendar: Date Where Venue 30 September Digital Audition Submit your video: click here 9 October Wellington Te Whaea: National Dance & Drama Centre 31 October Auckland Wellesley Studioscontinue reading →
Full Time Auditions – Digital

Full Time Auditions – Digital

Entry to the New Zealand School of Dance full time programme is by audition only. Auditions for the 2022 intake will be held digitally as well as in New Zealand.  Please register to attend either of these auditions by clicking the link below. AUDITIONS REGISTRATION Auditions calendar: Date Where Venue 30 September Digital Audition Submit your video: click here 9 October Wellington Te Whaea: National Dance & Drama Centre 31 October Auckland Wellesley Studioscontinue reading →
Wellington Pathways: Information sharing on studying at NZSD

Wellington Pathways: Information sharing on studying at NZSD

A series of informal talks for young dancers interested in the pathway to full-time study at the New Zealand School of Dance. NZSD faculty provide insights from the School’s perspective and answer questions on: The programmes at NZSD What to expect from full-time dance training How to apply What it takes to audition successfully As a national institution and the Official School of the Royal New Zealand Ballet, the New Zealand School of Dance remains committed to providing exceptional dance training and developing well-rounded dancers who can succeed at the highest level. Click…continue reading →
Scholars Auditions

Scholars Auditions

The Scholars Programme Provides 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, submit an audition application by 18 October, 2020 and attend auditions on 31 October, 2020 at Te Whaea, Wellington.  An audition fee $40 applies. SCHOLARS APPLICATION FORM Please submit your application to audition by Sunday 18 October 2020…continue reading →