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Important Dates

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23 – 26 Jan
Summer Intensive Programme
1 Feb
Term 1 begins
24 – 25 Feb
Associates Weekend (Auckland)
1 March
Staff-only day
29 March
Good Friday
1 April
Easter Monday
4 - 5 July
Insight Studio Performances
12 April
Term 1 ends
18 - 20 Apr
Enhance
22 April
Term 2 begins
22 - 24 April
Senior Associates (immersion days)
25 April
ANZAC Day
4-5 May
Junior and Intermediate Associates
10-17 May
Choreographic Season
11 May
Contemporary Intensive Programme (Wellington)
12 May
Pathways Talk – Christchurch
26 May
Pathways Talk – Auckland
31 May
Staff-only day
1-3 June
King’s birthday
10 June
Full-time training applications open
16 June
Contemporary Intensive Programme (Auckland)
18-22 June
Whirinaki Performances
28 June
Matariki
3-4 July
Insight Performances, Te Whaea
4 July
Term 2 ends
8-12 July
Winter School
10 July
Pathways Talk (Wellington + Livestream)
22 July
Term 3 begin
27-28 July
Senior Associates Weekend
29 July
Associate audition applications open
3-4 Aug
Junior and Intermediate Associates
12-27 August
NZSD Formal Assessment
23 August
Staff-only day
9 September
Scholar audition applications open
27 September
Term 3 ends
28 September
Wellington full-time auditions
7 October
Term 4 begins
Date TBC
Associates Weekend (Christchurch)
28 October
Labour Weekend
20-30 November
Performance Season, Te Whaea: National Dance & Drama Centre
1 December
Graduation Ceremony
2 December
Term 4 ends
21 - 24 January 2025
Summer Intensive