• 26 – 29 Jan: Summer Intensive Programme
  • 3 Feb: Term 1 begins
  • 20 – 21 Feb: Associate Weekend
  • 10 – 11 Apr: Contemporary Intensive Programme – Auckland
  • 15 – 16 Apr: Insight Performances – Wellington
  • 16 Apr: Term 1 ends
  • 27 Apr: Term 2 begins
  • 27 – 30 Apr: Senior associates immersion week
  • 8 – 9 May: Associate weekend (no seniors) – TBC
  • 8 – 9 June: Pasific Dance Festival performances – Auckland
  • 10 – 11 June: Pasific Dance Festival workshops – Auckland
  • 20 June: Pathways talk – Christchurch
  • 27 June: A day with the New Zealand School of Dance – Auckland. The day includes a Pathways Talk, open rehearsal with Q&A and a Tools for Teachers Seminar
  • 7 – 8 Jul: Insight Performances – Wellington
  • 8 Jul: Term 2 ends
  • 12 – 16 Jul: Winter School
  • 14 Jul: Pathways talk – Wellington
  • 20 – 24 Jul: Tu Ignite
  • 26 Jul: Term 3 begins
  • 7-8 Aug: Associate weekend
  • 4 – 5 Sep: Contemporary Intensive Programme – Wellington
  • 12 Sep: Associate Programme auditions – Auckland
  • 18 Sep: Associate Programme auditions – Wellington
  • 19 Sep: Associate Programme auditions – Christchurch
  • 25 Sep: Scholars Programme auditions – Wellington
  • 30 Sep – 1 Oct: Insight Performances
  • 1 Oct: Term 3 ends
  • 2 Oct: Full Time Auditions, Wellington
  • 11 Oct: Term 4 begins
  • 4 – 10 Oct: Tempo Festival, Auckland (exact dates TBC)
  • 16 – 17 Oct: Associate weekend
  • Nov: Year-end Season (exact dates TBC)
  • 28 Nov: Graduation ceremony
  • 29 Nov: Term 4 ends

Please note all dates are subject to alteration 

PUBLIC HOLIDAYS 2021

Fri 1 Jan: New Years Day
Mon 4 Jan: Day after New Years Day observed
Mon 8 Feb: Waitangi Day observed
Fri 2 Apr: Good Friday
Mon 5 Apr: Easter Monday
Mon 26 Apr: ANZAC Day observed
Mon 7 Jun: Queens Birthday
Mon 25 Oct: Labour Day
25 Dec: Christmas Day
26 Dec: Boxing day