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This year we celebrate 50 years since the School was established in 1967. Many people have shared its journey and contributed to personal and collective achievements. As Garry Trinder said in his speech on the anniversary, 6 March 2017; "We know that the New Zealand School of Dance can shape lives... The passing of... Read more
The anniversary celebrations for the New Zealand School of Dance (NZSD), previously known as the National School of Ballet, begin with the publication of a book. Launched at the National Library of New Zealand as the School turned 50 on 6 March 2017, the limited edition book is a stunning collector’s item. It... Read more
Distinguished international performer, teacher and choreographer James O'Hara has accepted a full-time role at the NZSD as a contemporary dance tutor. ‘I’m so happy to be immersed in this wonderfully engaged and supportive environment, sharing with these immensely creative, curious and talented young people every... Read more
The Ballet Foundation of New Zealand has announced it will be providing support for the New Zealand School of Dance’s 2017 Associates Programme. This national programme provides tuition for secondary school students who aspire to a career in dance performance. Students are chosen by audition, and the programme is... Read more