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 the baton happens constantly. The rich tradition continues in the studio through every step, every phrase, every variation, every muscle twitch. It is the lifeblood through which this art form is fed."
We invite all with a connection to the School to join with us at this half-century milestone for a series of special events in Wellington.
A season of new solo dance works created by graduates for the 2017 students ... Read more
Graduation weekend 24 - 26 November 2017
50th Anniversary Graduation Season performances at St James Theatre
Reunion morning at the School
In addition the School has published a book by graduate Turid Revfeim looking back at the first 50 years ... Read more
We encourage alumni to connect with each other during the Graduation weekend
One group has already organised a programme of activities - Visit the event on Facebook
Please email us with any other events being organised.
QT Museum Wellington, our accommodation partner, has generously provided 15% discount for those visiting for the Graduation Season weekend (23 – 27 November 2017)
To book, email QT Reservations and quote the code NZSD50.
Other accommodation discounts for NZSD guests