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 →
Prix de Lausanne Announcement

Prix de Lausanne Announcement

NZSD Ballet Student Accepted to Compete at the Prix de Lausanne 2022We are delighted and proud to announce that Louise Camelbeke, a classical ballet student at the School, has been selected to take part in the Prix de Lausanne 2022.  Together, rigour, excellence and prestige, make the Prix de Lausanne international ballet competition a unique platform for young dancers with a very high level of technical proficiency.    The Prix de Lausanne is an international ballet competition open to pre-professional dancers of all nationalities aged 15 to 18. This year a total of 376…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 →
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 →