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Carmen portrait - dancer Mayu Tanigaito credit Ross Brown

Seduction, passion, obsession – RNZB’s first season of 2017

Seduction, passion, obsession – RNZB’s first season of 2017 The Royal New Zealand Ballet’s 2017 season begins with two New Zealand premieres of French master choreographer Roland Petit’s landmark works L’Arlésienne and Carmen, which open in Christchurch on 16 February ahead of touring to Christchurch, Invercargill, Dunedin, Blenheim, Rotorua, Palmerston North, Wellington, closing in Auckland […]

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Royal New Zealand Ballet announces 2014 line up

Royal New Zealand Ballet announces 2014 line up 61 performances in New Zealand and a four centre US tour The Royal New Zealand Ballet today announced the company’s 2014 season, opening in January with performances in Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, Minneapolis and New York. Following the US tour, the RNZB will present three New Zealand […]

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New Zealand scoop three out of five medals at the Final of the Genée International Ballet Competition 2012

New Zealand scoop three out of five medals at the Final of the Genée International Ballet Competition 2012 Recognised as one of the ballet world’s most prestigious competitions, the Final of the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD’s) Genée International Ballet Competition, took place at the St James Theatre, Wellington, on Saturday 15 December, with the […]

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Royal New Zealand Ballet celebrates 60 years with 2013’s stunning line-up

Royal New Zealand Ballet celebrates 60 years with 2013’s stunning line-up Award-winning international and local choreographers, an icon of New Zealand dance, a collaboration with Te Radar, a tour of heartland NZ, and a five city tour to China make up the Royal New Zealand Ballet’s 2013 programme: a year-long celebration of the RNZB’s 60th […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Gillian Murphy, Guest Artist with Royal New Zealand Ballet & Principal with American Ballet Theatre

Cupcakes & Conversation with Gillian Murphy, Guest Artist with Royal New Zealand Ballet & Principal with American Ballet Theatre Gillian will next star as Giselle in the Royal New Zealand Ballet’s production of Giselle, co-choreographed by Ethan Stiefel and Johan Kobborg. (7 November – 12 December)   How have you settled into life in New […]

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Panel of judges, left-right Valerie Aitken ARAD, Lauren Cuthbertson and Marly Apoliano, with 2012 winner, Chisato Katsura Photo Mark Lees

Ballet News | Phyllis Bedells Bursary winner 2012 is announced

Ballet News | Phyllis Bedells Bursary winner 2012 is announced Fifteen-year-old Chisato Katsura, has won the prestigious Phyllis Bedells Bursary, held on Sunday 25 March 2012 at Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) Headquarters.   Named after Miss Phyllis Bedells, founding member and Vice President of the RAD, this year’s internationally-recognised competition attracted a record-breaking 40 […]

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