RAD Advanced 2 Classes

9.00am – 10.30am Saturdays
At the New Zealand School of Dance

New Zealand School of Dance classical ballet classes are for female senior students studying the Royal Academy of Dance syllabus. The weekly classes cover RAD Advanced 2. These classes give students the opportunity to learn together in an extra class as they prepare for the RAD Advanced 2 examination.

These classes are intended for students not currently studying full-time at the School.

Males studying at this level should contact Christine Gunn to see if classes are available.

Open Adult Ballet classes are also run at intermediate and senior levels

For more information about Saturday RAD classes please email Christine Gunn or phone (04) 381 9223

Open Contemporary Dance Classes

10.45am – 12.15pm Saturdays
At the New Zealand School of Dance

New Zealand School of Dance open contemporary classes are for students (age 12 and over) to learn from leading New Zealand dance artists. These classes give students considering full-time study an opportunity to hone their skills in preparation for the New Zealand School of Dance audition, experience the studios and meet some of the tutors.

These classes are intended for students not currently studying full-time at the School.

For more information about Saturday contemporary classes please email Reception or phone (04) 381 9226

Dance teachers wishing to observe open contemporary classes should email Paula Steeds-Huston, Head of Contemporary Dance


2022 Classes

Term 1

Advanced 2

26 February, 5 March, 19 March, 26 March, 2 April, 9 April (6 weeks) (no RAD Adv 2 class 12 March)

Open Contemporary

26 February, 5 March, 12 March, 19 March, 26 March, 2 April, 9 April (7 weeks)

ALL Individual classes $18.00 per class Both classes on the same day $32.00

Term 2

Advanced 2

7 May, 14 May, 21 May, 28 May, 11 June, 18 June, 2 July (7 weeks) (no classes Queen’s birthday weekend – 4 June or 25 June – Matariki)

Open Contemporary

7 May, 14 May, 21 May, 28 May, 11 June, 18 June, 2 July (7 weeks) (no classes Queen’s birthday weekend – 4 June or 25 June – Matariki)

ALL Individual classes $18.00 per class – Both classes on the same day $32.00

Term 3

Advanced 2

30 July, 6 August, 13 August, 20 August, (4 weeks)

Open Contemporary

13 August, 20 August, 27 August,
3 September,10 Sept, 17 Sept, 24 Sept (7 weeks)

ALL Individual classes $18.00 per class – Both classes on the same day $32.00

TERM 4 – To be confirmed – At this stage no open classes


Fees are payable by eftpos/credit card at the commencement of each class.