This programme is designed for dancers aged 15 – 18 years who have a sound knowledge of contemporary dance and a keen interest in dance as a career.

This programme is for you if you want to:

  • Establish a solid technical foundation.
  • Learn key aspects of the contemporary discipline, such as improvisation, contact, partnering and composition.
  • Learn from tertiary tutors and industry leaders to gain insight into NZSD’s unique contemporary dance training.
  • Deepen your understanding of the industry and discover the requirements for full-time training.

The programme runs over a full day, and all elements of the programme are taught by the members of the New Zealand School of Dance faculty.

Saturday 11 May

Te Whaea
9.00am – 4.00pm

Includes one ticket to NZSD Choreographic Season (10 – 17 May)

Sunday 16 June

Wellesley Studios
9.00am – 4.00pm

Includes one ticket to Pacific Dance Festival, Moana Show on 15 June

Saturday 14 September

Visionary Dance Studios
9.00am – 4.00pm

Includes one ticket to the NZSD Dance Festival night on 11 September

For questions or further information about the CIP programme please email Head of Contemporary, Paula Steeds-Huston.