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.

Monday 5 June

Wellesley Studios
9.00am – 4.00pm

Includes one ticket to Pacific Dance Festival, Moana Show on Saturday 6th June, 7.30pm at Q Theatre

Saturday 24 June

Te Whaea: National Dance and Drama Centre
9.00am – 4.00pm

Includes one ticket to NZSD Choreographic Season on Saturday 24th June, 7.30pm at Te Whaea Theatre

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