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Fast, flirty, and fresh – a ballet sampler from the RNZB

Tuesday, 17 June 2014, 1:17 pm | Royal New Zealand Ballet

Fast, flirty, and fresh – a ballet sampler from the RNZB In what will be the Royal New Zealand Ballet’s last season under Ethan Stiefel’s artistic direction, Allegro: Five Short Ballets is a powerhouse of extraordinary and diverse ballets from some ... More >>

The Royal New Zealand Ballet brings Coppélia to life

Friday, 14 March 2014, 5:29 pm | Royal New Zealand Ballet

Prepare to be captivated, when the curtain rises on Coppélia next month, this much-loved comic ballet will capture the hearts of the whole family. More >>

RNZB Artistic Director to leave

Tuesday, 4 March 2014, 4:59 pm | Royal New Zealand Ballet

After three outstanding years as Artistic Director of the Royal New Zealand Ballet, Ethan Stiefel has decided not to extend his contract with the national ballet company. He will return to the USA at the beginning of September to pursue new opportunities ... More >>

Royal New Zealand Ballet receives standing ovations in US

Monday, 17 February 2014, 6:47 pm | Royal New Zealand Ballet

The Royal New Zealand Ballet has received an enthusiastic response and several standing ovations from near-capacity crowds in Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, Minneapolis and New York. This was the company’s first tour to the US in over 21 years, and with ... More >>

Royal New Zealand Ballet tours US - first time in 21 years

Friday, 24 January 2014, 7:29 pm | Royal New Zealand Ballet

Royal New Zealand Ballet tours US - first time in 21 years In one week [31 Jan] the Royal New Zealand Ballet will be opening its critically acclaimed ballet Giselle in Los Angeles at the prestigious Dorothy Chandler Pavilion at the LA Music Center ... More >>

Royal New Zealand Ballet welcomes new dancers

Monday, 9 December 2013, 4:52 pm | Royal New Zealand Ballet

The Royal New Zealand Ballet welcomes five new dancers to the company for 2014 and bids farewell to two dancers. More >>

Royal New Zealand Ballet announces 2014 line up

Wednesday, 16 October 2013, 4:08 pm | Royal New Zealand Ballet

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 tours, with a total ... More >>

RNZB embarks on ultimate ‘tiki tour’ of New Zealand

Monday, 16 September 2013, 4:55 pm | Royal New Zealand Ballet

The Royal New Zealand Ballet returns to its roots in its 60th birthday year with a 47 centre ultimate ‘tiki tour’ of heartland New Zealand for TOWER Tutus on Tour . More >>

The Royal New Zealand Ballet announces Swan Lake cast change

Wednesday, 26 June 2013, 3:34 pm | Royal New Zealand Ballet

Due to injury, international Guest Artist and Principal Artist with Pacific Northwest Ballet, Carla Körbes has withdrawn from her scheduled performances during The Vodafone Season of Swan Lake . More >>

Storm grounds the Royal New Zealand Ballet Swans

Friday, 21 June 2013, 1:28 pm | Royal New Zealand Ballet

The severe storm in Wellington has grounded five Royal New Zealand Ballet swans who were scheduled to fly to Auckland this afternoon to showcase excerpts from Swan Lake in the performing arts taster event ‘Pick and Mix’ at The Edge. More >>

Royal NZ Ballet’s Swan Lake inspired international star

Wednesday, 19 June 2013, 4:00 pm | Royal New Zealand Ballet

The Royal New Zealand Ballet is delighted to have five internationally acclaimed stars of the ballet world join the company for the much-anticipated Vodafone Season of Swan Lake. More >>

RNZB dancers China reunion

Monday, 15 April 2013, 5:29 pm | Royal New Zealand Ballet

Respected Royal New Zealand Ballet dancer Qi Huan will enjoy a long awaited family reunion when the company arrives in Beijing tomorrow ahead of the opening night performance of Giselle . More >>

The RNZB’s acclaimed Giselle to premiere in China

Tuesday, 2 April 2013, 4:32 pm | Royal New Zealand Ballet

One week from today the Royal New Zealand Ballet’s acclaimed production of Giselle has its international premiere in Suzhou. After opening night on 9 April the company then tours Giselle across China for three weeks, visiting Shanghai, Beijing, Tianjin ... More >>

Royal New Zealand Ballet counts down to Made to Move

Thursday, 21 February 2013, 11:24 am | Royal New Zealand Ballet

It is only one week until the Royal New Zealand Ballet’s 2013 season opens at the St James Theatre in Wellington on 27 February with Made to Move - three world premieres in one night. More >>

Award winning choreographer returns

Tuesday, 12 February 2013, 4:21 pm | Royal New Zealand Ballet

Award winning Venezuelan director and choreographer Javier De Frutos is in Wellington working with the Royal New Zealand Ballet to create a brand new work. More >>

Royal New Zealand Ballet is Made to Move

Friday, 1 February 2013, 12:37 pm | Royal New Zealand Ballet

The Royal New Zealand Ballet begins 2013 with Made to Move - Three world premieres in one night. Artistic Director Ethan Stiefel debuts his first original work for the RNZB and is joined by two internationally acclaimed choreographers: Venezuelan ... More >>

Home Coming For Talented Choreographer

Friday, 1 February 2013, 12:33 pm | Royal New Zealand Ballet

In his first professional role, Christchurch-born dancer Andrew Simmons performed as a Lost Boy in Peter Pan with the Royal New Zealand Ballet. Now, as an internationally acclaimed choreographer, he has flown from Dresden to create a new piece of work ... More >>

New Year brings new faces to RNZ Ballet

Wednesday, 16 January 2013, 3:02 pm | Royal New Zealand Ballet

The Royal New Zealand Ballet has today announced the appointment of Martin Vedel who will join the RNZB artistic team as Ballet Master. More >>

RNZB celebrates 60 years with 2013’s stunning line-up

Friday, 5 October 2012, 9:22 am | Royal New Zealand Ballet

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 ... More >>

The Royal New Zealand Ballet announces new music director

Monday, 17 September 2012, 11:23 am | Royal New Zealand Ballet

The Royal New Zealand Ballet is delighted to announce that following an extensive search process, respected ballet conductor Nigel Gaynor has been appointed to the position of Music Director for the Royal New Zealand Ballet. More >>

 

 

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