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 ideas these winter holidays!

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Photo: NZSD 2nd Yr Contemporary Dance Student – Cate Leong. Photo by Stephen A’Court

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 dance: either ballet or contemporary. Winter School is suitable for students working at the equivalent of RAD Grade 5 up to Solo Seal.

When: 11 – 15 July, 2022 Where: Te Whaea: National Dance & Drama Centre, Wellington

Registrations for Winter School will open shortly, please follow our social media accounts for updates.  

What others have had to say about Winter School:

Photographs by Julia Forsyth

“We gained a lot of new knowledge and came away feeling more inspired than ever.”

“Thank you for providing such an extensive learning opportunity for aspiring dancers and teachers!”

“My daughter just had an amazing week at winter school and was so worth the trip from Gisborne, she is still buzzing!”

 

 

Information Pack

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Teacher Observation Application

PLEASE NOTE: Places for Senior 2 of Contemporary and Classical Repertoire are now full. Please join our waitlist.

Very limited places at all other levels.

Tū Ignite

Hip hop and contemporary dance holiday programme | $250

Calling all wahine and tane aged 14 – 18!  We’re excited to announce our very first Tū Ignite programme.  This four-day recreational holiday programme is for dancers of all backgrounds and levels of ability.  Expect workshops in contemporary dance, hip-hop and more that will keep you moving in new and innovative ways.

Tū Ignite teachers include New Zealand School of Dance tutors, guest teachers from The Company NZ in Wellington and other incredible dance artists.

Discover new skills, refine movements and explore ideas these winter holidays!

Tū: the action of standing or rising
Ignite: The flames of creativity, leadership and confidence in rangatahi

Tū Ignite workshops are also available to schools and communities by prior arrangement.  NZSD has already made arrangements with secondary schools in Auckland. If you’re interested in hosting a Tū Ignite workshop for your school or community, please contact us.
Image: 2021 NZSD 3rd Yr contemporary dance students. Photography by Stephen A’Court

Winter School 2021

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 dance: either ballet or contemporary. Winter School is suitable for students working at the equivalent of RAD Grade 5 up to Solo Seal. When: 12 – 16 July, 2021 Where: Te Whaea: National Dance & Drama Centre, Wellington

Registrations for Winter School are now closed.  All courses and waitlists are full.

What others have had to say about Winter School:

I loved getting so much support and advice from the teachers and I learnt so much from this amazing week We gained a lot of new knowledge and came away feeling more inspired than ever. Thank you for providing such an extensive learning opportunity for aspiring dancers and teachers! My daughter just had an amazing week at winter school and was so worth the trip from Gisborne, she is still buzzing!    
Photographs by Julia Forsyth

Coronavirus update from NZSD

Following the latest annoucement from the Government to raise the Covid-19 Alert to Level 4, NZSD will suspend all face-to-face teaching classes from Tuesday 24 March. This applies to our full-time students and outreach programmes.

The School has already outlined scaleable procedures to manage events of this type. Pastoral care is provided to all students, and we are in communication with our halls of residents with regard to student accommodation at this time.

To read our health plan for novel coronavirus Covid-19, please click here.

We will keep you updated regularly.

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