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As New Zealand School of Dance (NZSD) students graduate from an exceptionally successful year in 2015 many will take up company contracts in the New Year. Lola Howard joins West Australian Ballet, and Yayoi Matches becomes a Jette Parker Young Artist with Queensland Ballet. Earlier in the year Tirion Law took up a... Read more
NZSD student talks about performing at Tempo Dance Festival through social media.   Today third year student Laura Beanland-Stephens shares what it has been like rehearsing Ross McCormack’s new work,... Posted by New Zealand School of Dance on Thursday, October 8, 2015       Another update from student Laura... Read more
New Zealand School of Dance students Connor Masseurs and Toa Paranihi epitomise what the School's Tū Move programme can do for talented young Māori and Pacific Island men. Connor and Toa, have not taken the traditional route to become NZSD students. They’ve always been inspired by dance but equally so by sport. So a... Read more
It takes 40 hours to make a tutu. Creating 18 of them - from 300 metres of net, 40 metres of silk, 4300 crystals and lace for decoration, and coutil (corset under the structure) - is a huge undertaking. As part of November’s Graduation Season our classical students will be performing the Grand Pas from the 19th... Read more