Summer Intensive 2022

Summer Intensive 2022

The New Zealand School of Dance is excited to present our Summer Intensive 2022 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. The Summer Intensive 2022 has been extended from four to five days, and dancers can expect: Classes specialised 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…continue reading →
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 →
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 →
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 →
Tools for Teachers Seminar Auckland

Tools for Teachers Seminar Auckland

SUNDAY 27 JUNE, 2021  |  $120 per person  |  Wellesley Studios, Auckland Information Pack Click to Register Part of the Day with the New Zealand School of Dance event at Wellesley Studios, AucklandNZSD is pleased to offer you Tools for Teachers, a non-syllabus based seminar for dance educators from all teaching backgrounds and affiliations.  Presented  by two of New Zealand’s foremost dance teachers: Sarah Fitzsimons and Turid Revfeim, who will share specific methods they use in class with their own students, along with simple strengthening and aligning exercises that you can apply to your…continue reading →
A morning with Harrison James & Ben Rudisin

A morning with Harrison James & Ben Rudisin

Observe Ben Rudisin & Harrison James teach the classical ballet students of the New Zealand School of Dance  $20 per person  | General Admission NZSD offers an intimate experience watching Ben Rudisin teaching the 1st Year classical ballet students, while concurrently, Harrison James will teach the 2nd and 3rd Year classical ballet students. This will be followed by tea and a Q&A, with NZSD Director Garry Trinder interviewing Ben and James on their journeys in dance. SCHEDULE OF EVENTS 10.00 - 11.30 am Dance Studio 4: Ben Rudison teaching 1st Yr classical ballet…continue reading →