Summer Intensive 2023

Summer Intensive 2023

The New Zealand School of Dance is excited to present our Summer Intensive 2023 for dancers aged 12 – 17 years. The programme, developed by leading dance educators in New Zealand, will give dancers a taste of what is taught at the School. Summer Intensive 2023 dancers can expect: Classes specialised in preferred dance form, where dancers will choose to join either the contemporary dance or classical ballet classes. Daily technique and repertoire classes. Daily complementary classes designed to develop technical and creative aspects of dance for classical ballet and contemporary dance. Taught…continue reading →
Performance Season (Contemporary Dance)

Performance Season (Contemporary Dance)

New Zealand School of Dance Celebrates 55 years of World Class Training. The New Zealand School of Dance (NZSD) has played a significant role in shaping this country’s dance culture for more than half a century and its 55th Anniversary Performance Season programmes proudly reflect its achievements. The season is an opportunity to witness the high calibre of students and the results of working with inspirational world-class tutors. Audiences at Te Whaea: National Dance and Drama Centre will be treated to a comprehensive mix of contemporary dance and classical ballet featuring outstanding choreography…continue reading →
Performance Season (All Loughlan Prior Programme)

Performance Season (All Loughlan Prior Programme)

New Zealand School of Dance Celebrates 55 years of World Class Training. The New Zealand School of Dance (NZSD) has played a significant role in shaping this country’s dance culture for more than half a century and its 55th Anniversary Performance Season programmes proudly reflect its achievements. The season is an opportunity to witness the high calibre of students and the results of working with inspirational world-class tutors. Audiences at Te Whaea: National Dance and Drama Centre will be treated to a comprehensive mix of contemporary dance and classical ballet featuring outstanding choreography…continue reading →
Regional Performances – Southward Theatre

Regional Performances – Southward Theatre

In this, our 55th anniversary year, the New Zealand School of Dance is thrilled to again be appearing at Southward Theatre from 4 - 6 November, with outstanding performances of both classical ballet and contemporary dance. The repertoire will feature exciting highlights and cutting-edge choreography. Performances 4 Nov - 7.30pm 5 Nov - 1.30pm 5 Nov - 7.30pm 6 Nov - 1.30pm - CANCELLED Ticket Prices Adult: $25 Senior / Student/ groups of 10+: $19 Children 12 and younger: $15 Venue Otaihanga Rd Otaihanga, Paraparaumu Click Here to book your ticketscontinue reading →
Regional Performances – Whirinaki Whare Taonga

Regional Performances – Whirinaki Whare Taonga

In this, our 55th anniversary year, the New Zealand School of Dance is thrilled to again be appearing at Whirinaki Whare Taonga from 20 - 22 October, with outstanding performances of both classical ballet and contemporary dance. The repertoire will feature exciting highlights and cutting-edge choreography. Performances 20 Oct - 7.30pm 21 Oct - 7.30pm 22 Oct - 2.00pm 22 Oct - 7.30pm Ticket Prices Adult: $20 Children 12 and younger: $13.50*A booking fee will apply Venue Whirinaki Whare Taonga 836 Fergusson Drive, Upper Hutt Click Here to book your ticketscontinue reading →
Online Pathways Talk

Online Pathways Talk

All about studying at NZSD  New Zealand School of Dance is a national institution, official School of the Royal New Zealand Ballet and centre of excellence for pre-professional dance training. The School remains committed to providing outstanding dance education and developing well-rounded dancers who can succeed at the highest level. Those interested in full-time study at the New Zealand School of Dance are invited to attend PATHWAYS - a FREE, online informal information-sharing talk hosted by NZSD Director, Garry Trinder and other senior faculty members, who will answer your questions about: The various…continue reading →
Enhance

Enhance

Hip Hop and contemporary dance holiday workshops Tues 19 – Fri 22 July, 2022 - 9am - 3pm Calling all wāhine and tāne aged 13 to recent high school leavers! We're excited to announce our very first Enhance programme.  This four-day FREE recreational holiday workshop is for dancers of all backgrounds and levels of ability.  Expect workshops in contemporary dance and hip-hop that will keep you moving in new and innovative ways. Enhance is facilitated by NZSD and supported by leading Hip Hop and contemporary dance artists. Discover new skills, refine movements and explore…continue reading →
Pathways Talk – Wellington

Pathways Talk – Wellington

Pathways: All about studying at NZSD  New Zealand School of Dance is a national institution, official School of the Royal New Zealand Ballet and centre of excellence for pre-professional dance training. The School remains committed to providing outstanding dance education and developing well-rounded dancers who can succeed at the highest level. Those interested in full-time study at the New Zealand School of Dance are invited to attend PATHWAYS - a FREE, informal information-sharing talk hosted by NZSD Director, Garry Trinder and other senior faculty members, who will answer your questions about: The various…continue reading →
Winter School 2022

Winter School 2022

New Zealand School of Dance Winter School has been an annual fixture in the School's calendar for forty-plus years. This five-day course, offering intensive tuition in classical ballet and contemporary dance is held in the first week of the winter school holidays. The programme offers young dancers the opportunity to learn from the School's esteemed faculty of tutors alongside foremost national and international guest teachers. All participants are exposed to diverse new challenges, with classes in classical, contemporary and allied dance styles. Senior dancers attend additional repertoire classes in their favoured form of…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. City Venue Date Wellington Te Whaea 17 September 2022 Auckland Wellesley Studios 18 September 2022 Christchurch NASDA 2 October 2022 Applications are now open and close on Friday 26 August 2022 at 11.59pm NZST. Learn more and apply    continue reading →