New Zealand dance, ballet

New Zealand dance and dancers, New Zealand ballet

A comprehensive list of New Zealand dance and ballet webpages

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Auckland Academy of Dance

The Auckland Performing Arts Centre (TAPAC)
The Auckland Performing Arts Centre is comprised of two dedicated dance and drama studios, and a studio theatre with flexible seating for up to 144.
The centre is designed to foster a collaborative relationship between the different performing arts disciplines and to provide an environment for experimentation within the built fabric.  Spaces can be adapted to engage with participants and observers in an intimate setting.

Ballet *

Royal Academy of Dance

Royal New Zealand Ballet
New Zealand’s foremost ballet company.

Black Grace Dance Company
Fusing Pacific and contemporary dance in an extraordinary and dynamic form, Black Grace has become internationally renowned for its artistry, creative excellence and innovation, while also becoming the world’s leading exponent of Pacific contemporary dance.

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Choreographers *

Mark Baldwin. Wikipedia

Michael Parmenter

Chris Jannides. Wikipedia

Lemi Ponifasio
Lemi Ponifasio is a Samoan choreographer and the founder and director of MAU,
New Zealand’s prolific international contemporary dance and theatre company. Wikipedia entry.

Douglas Wright. Wikipedia

Companies *

Atamira Dance
Atamira Dance Collective is an Auckland based collective of New Zealand’s top young Maori dancers and choreographers. Atamira create dance works inspired by Aotearoa’s history, legends and contemporary issues.

Bipeds Productions
The home of well-known New Zealand dancers Kilda Npthcott and Lyne Pringle.

Black Grace

Ceroc Dance

Colleen Murray Dance Centre

Danz

Desert Veils

Jitterbugs

MAU
The international contemporary dance and theatre company.

The New Zealand Dance Company
This company was formed to build a hot bed of talent and creativity that is sustainable. Attracting new talent and reclaiming dancers and choreographers that have left our shores, a creative environment that can challenge and grow New Zealand dance culture.

The Royal Academy of Dance
The Royal Academy of Dance exists to develop knowledge, understanding and practice of dance internationally.

The Royal New Zealand Ballet

The Royal Scottish Country Dance Society

Touch Compass Dance Trust

D

Dance Resources. New Zealand dance, New Zealand dancers.

Danz (New Zealand dance magazine)

F

Folk dancing *

Folk dancing in New Zealand.
A nation-wide directory of classes, events, publications, resources,contacts and photos.

Footnote Dance Company
Performance and eduction. New Zealand’s only full-time contemporary dance company. Led by artistic director Deirdre Tarrant.

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Haka *

The Haka, from the All Blacks Haka site.

Haka, Wikipedia entry.

Haka, Northlan.

Haka videos on TouTube.

Latin dance *

Danza Latina – Salsa & Latin dance studio in Christchurch, New Zealand. 
Learn latin dance steps from a variety of latin dancing classes. Dance styles include; Salsa, Merengue, Samba & Axé, Lambada, Forro, Capoeira and more..

Hispanic Club.co.nz. Auckland’s Latin dance community.

Latin Rhythm.

The Latin Rhythm Dance School, 
Auckland’s largest Salsa and Spanish School.

M

Middle Eastern Dance Association of New Zealand

N

New Zealand National Academy of Singing and Dramatic Art

New Zealand School of Dance
The New Zealand School of Dance is one of the Southern Hemisphere’s leading tertiary dance institutions, designed to train professional dancers.


P

Parmenter, Michael. Michael Parmenter Homepage

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The Royal Academy of Dance
The Royal Academy of Dance exists to develop knowledge, understanding and practice of dance internationally.

Royal New Zealand Ballet
New Zealand’s foremost ballet company. 

Salsa
Auckland Salsa and Spanish Classes. LatinRhythm.com

Schools *

Auckland Academy of Dance

Auckland City School of the Arts

Dance classes in New Zealand. A guide from DANZ.

New Zealand National Academy of Singing and Dramatic Art

Where to Dance
Auckland dance school and classes.You can find all the information you need on the best places to go dancing, the best bands to dance to, the best dance schools and clubs, live music, karaoke and great DJ’s.

New Zealand School of Dance
The New Zealand School of Dance is one of the Southern Hemisphere’s leading tertiary dance institutions, designed to train professional dancers.

Ponsonby School of Dance

Royal Academy of Dance New Zealand
The New Zealand Royal Academy of Dance exists to develop knowledge, understanding and practice of dance.

Wellington Dance & Performing Arts Academy

Waitakere City School of Dance

Auckland Salsa, Zumba and Spanish courses, classes, lessons and events.

T

Tempo Dance Festival, Auckland.

Wright, Douglas. Douglas Wright’s homepage.

Douglas Wright , Wikipedia entry.

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