Tag Archives: New Zealand School of Dance

The New Zealand School of Dance (NZSD) 2016 Graduation Season

October 31, 2016

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New Zealand School of Dance students Hosanna Ball & Song Teng. Photographed by Stephen A’Court

The New Zealand School of Dance (NZSD) 2016 Graduation Season promises outstanding performances The programme combines the efforts of an array of influential guests with the hard work of students and tutors from the School. Attendees will enjoy exhilarating performances featuring a number of premieres and dance works by acclaimed choreographers from New Zealand and […]

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Dancer awarded scholarship to join the Royal New Zealand Ballet

December 2, 2015

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Georgia Powley for New Zealand School of Dance.

Dancer awarded scholarship to join the Royal New Zealand Ballet New Zealand’s prestigious ballet scholarship has been awarded to 18 year old Georgia Powley, a second year student at the New Zealand School of Dance (NZSD), securing her a place with the Royal New Zealand Ballet (RNZB) for 2016.   The scholarship provided by the […]

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Several firsts for New Zealand School of Dance GRADUATION SEASON 2015

October 29, 2015

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Several firsts for New Zealand School of Dance GRADUATION SEASON 2015   A highlight of the New Zealand School of Dance (NZSD) calendar, the School’s anticipated Graduation Season 18-28 November 2015 is set once again to hit the stage. A long held tradition that marks the year end; these performances offer an intoxicating mix of […]

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Insight Studio Performances New Zealand School of Dance

September 14, 2015

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Insight Studio Performances New Zealand School of Dance 24 & 25 September 2015, 6pm at New Zealand School of Dance, Te Whaea: National Dance & Drama Centre, 11 Hutchison Road, Newtown, Wellington.   NZSD students present an hour of short works, in the studio where they train, providing an intimate first-hand experience of the School […]

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New Zealand School of Dance Choreographic Season 2015

March 20, 2015

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New Zealand School of Dance students William Keohavong, Latisha Sparks and Felix Sampson photographed by Stephen A’Court

New Zealand School of Dance Choreographic Season 2015   15 – 23 May 2015 at New Zealand School of Dance 7pm (no performance Monday) Known for technically accomplished dance performance, New Zealand School of Dance students’ choreographic talents are showcased in this annual performance season. Production, lighting and costumes by students from Toi Whakaari: NZ […]

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New Zealand School of Dance GRADUATION SEASON 2014

August 27, 2014

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2014 students Jessica Burt and Bian Chentang, photographed by Stephen A’Court. From Concerto Barocco, Choreography by George Balanchine ©The George Balanchine Trust.

New Zealand School of Dance GRADUATION SEASON 2014   19 – 29 November 2014 at New Zealand School of Dance, Wellington   Presented at the end of each year, Graduation Season is an important tradition at the New Zealand School of Dance. Students from the School’s full-time programme perform the work of iconic choreographers from […]

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Cupcakes and Conversation with Qi Huan, the Royal New Zealand Ballet

January 29, 2014

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Qi Huan in Final Dress - one of three short ballets in NYC

Cupcakes and Conversation with Qi Huan, the Royal New Zealand Ballet  What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? When I wake up in the mornings, I don’t usually think too much. I just quickly wash up, get something to eat and go to work! If ballet chose you, as many dancers say […]

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Canada’s National Ballet School to Host 18 International Ballet Schools for Assemblée Internationale 2013

April 24, 2013

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Canada’s National Ballet School to Host 18 International Ballet Schools for Assemblée Internationale 2013   TORONTO, ON (April 24, 2013) – Canada’s National Ballet School (NBS) will host the second Assemblée Internationale (AI 13) festival in Toronto from April 28th to May 4th, 2013, and will welcome students and artistic staff from eighteen international professional […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Jesse Scales

September 21, 2010

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Jesse Scales, ballet dancer  Jesse performed with the Melbourne Ballet Company last December and then completed her classical ballet training at the New Zealand School of Dance. She auditioned for the Sydney Dance Company held over 2 days in July this year and made it to the end (though very interested, […]

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