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

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

Open Contemporary classes, run by Creative Workshops NZ, are for students (age 14 and over) to learn from leading New Zealand dance artists.

  • Tabitha Dombroski
  • Bjorn Aslund 
  • Samara Reweti
  • Jessica Johns

Classes consist of:

  • Contemporary technique
  • Improvisation
  • Composition
  • Rep

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

For more information about Open Contemporary classes please email creativeworkshopsnz@gmail.com  or phone (04) 381 9226


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)

Advanced classes: $18.00

Open Contemporary: $20.00 – Students can buy a 5 day trip card for $90.00

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)

Advanced classes: $18.00

Open Contemporary: $20.00 – Students can buy a 5 day trip card for $90.00

Term 3

Advanced 2

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

Open Contemporary

20 August, 27 August,
3 September,10 Sept, 17 Sept, 24 Sept (6 weeks)

Advanced classes: $18.00

Open Contemporary: $20.00 – Students can buy a 5 day trip card for $90.00

Term 4

Advanced 2

Resumes in Term 1 2023

Open Contemporary

1 Oct, 8, Oct, 15 Oct, 22 Oct, 29 Oct, 5 Nov, 12 Nov, 19 Nov, 26 Nov, 3 Dec, 10 Dec, 17 Dec. (12 weeks)

Advanced classes: $18.00

Open Contemporary: $20.00 – Students can buy a 5 day trip card for $90.00


Advanced 2 fees are payable by eftpos/credit card at the commencement of each class.

Creative Workshops fees are payable in cash or bank transfer to CWNZ account, 03-0510-0249404-006