Contemporary Intensive Programme

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This programme is designed for dancers aged 15 – 18 years who have a sound knowledge of contemporary dance and a keen interest in dance as a career.

Wellington - 11th May, Te Whaea: National Dance and Drama Centre
Auckland - 16 June, Wellesley Studios
Christchurch - 14th September, Visionary Dance Studios

This programme is for you if you want to:

  • Establish a solid technical foundation
  • Learn key aspects of the contemporary discipline, such as improvisation, contact, partnering and composition
  • Learn from tertiary tutors to gain insight into NZSD’s unique contemporary dance training
  • Deepen your understanding of the industry and discover the requirements for full-time training

The programme runs over a full day, and the members of the New Zealand School of Dance faculty teach all elements of the programme.

  • Focus on your own choreography and how to task your ideas to develop and create choreography
  • Learn and hear from NZSD third years on how they created and developed their own works and the collaboration that went into the season
  • Come and see the works in performance
  • Gain an insight into what NZSD is all about with our Q&A

Wellington, Saturday 11 May

Te Whaea: National dance a Drama Centre

9am - 4pm

$150.00 (Includes one ticket to NZSD Choreographic Season 10 – 17 May)

Auckland, Sunday 16 June

Wellesley Studios

9am - 4pm

$150.00 (Includes one ticket to Pacific Dance Festival, Moana Show on 15 June)

Christchurch, Saturday 14 September

Visionary Dance Studios

9am - 4pm

$150.00 (Includes one ticket to the NZSD Dance Festival night on 11 September)

For questions or further information about the CIP programme please contact us.

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