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Dancing at the Speed of Light

Wednesday, 3 February 2016, 11:57 am | Royal New Zealand Ballet

Dancing at the Speed of Light – RNZB’s high-energy start to 2016 An iconic dance work that is credited with changing ballet for ever, and another two internationally acclaimed contemporary works, make up the Royal New Zealand Ballet’s (RNZB) explosive ... More >>

Royal New Zealand Ballet takes Italy by storm

Tuesday, 15 December 2015, 3:57 pm | Royal New Zealand Ballet

Royal New Zealand Ballet takes Italy by storm The Royal New Zealand Ballet’s six week tour to the UK and Italy ended in Rome on 3 December. Following rave reviews in the UK, the RNZB was welcomed with open arms in Artistic Director Francesco Ventriglia’s ... More >>

Dancer awarded scholarship to join the Royal NZ Ballet

Wednesday, 2 December 2015, 11:36 am | Royal New Zealand Ballet

New Zealand’s prestigious ballet scholarship has been awarded to 18 year old Georgia Powley, a second year student at the New Zealand School of Dance (NZSD), securing her a place with the Royal New Zealand Ballet (RNZB) for 2016. The scholarship provided ... More >>

Royal New Zealand Ballet’s UK premieres receive rave reviews

Thursday, 19 November 2015, 12:11 pm | Royal New Zealand Ballet

Royal New Zealand Ballet’s UK premieres receive rave reviews The Royal New Zealand Ballet’s tour to the UK and Italy has opened to rave reviews for both of its touring programmes. Giselle , created by Ethan Stiefel and Johan Kobborg in 2012 and now ... More >>

Royal New Zealand Ballet kicks off UK & Italy tour

Tuesday, 27 October 2015, 12:21 pm | Royal New Zealand Ballet

The Royal New Zealand Ballet will open a major international tour in Scotland tomorrow (8.30am NZ time). The eight centre tour will see the company perform in leading venues in the UK and Italy, including, for the first time, the Royal Opera House Covent ... More >>

Royal New Zealand Ballet announces 2016 line-up

Monday, 19 October 2015, 10:36 am | Royal New Zealand Ballet

2016 sees Artistic Director Francesco Ventriglia reveal his first full season for the national ballet company. The exciting line-up includes a festival programme of larger-than-life contemporary works that have never been seen in NZ, the world premiere ... More >>

RNZB announces new Harry Haythorne Choreographic Award

Monday, 7 September 2015, 2:05 pm | Royal New Zealand Ballet

The Royal New Zealand Ballet is proud to announce the creation of a brand new choreographic competition in memory of the company’s former Artistic Director Harry Haythorne (1926 – 2014). More >>

RNZB’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream a hit

Friday, 21 August 2015, 5:07 pm | Royal New Zealand Ballet

The Royal New Zealand Ballet has a major hit on its hands after the sell-out world premiere of The Vodafone Season of A Midsummer Night’s Dream in Wellington last night. More >>

A magical world premiere from the RNZB

Thursday, 23 July 2015, 2:01 pm | Royal New Zealand Ballet

In an unprecedented artistic coup the Royal New Zealand Ballet has commissioned one of the world’s most sought after choreographers working today - Liam Scarlett - to create a brand new ballet for the company. More >>

The Royal New Zealand Ballet remembers WW1

Tuesday, 14 April 2015, 1:00 pm | Royal New Zealand Ballet

The RNZB is honoured to present Salute, four dance works to mark the centenary of World War 1. Following the world premiere in Wellington next month, the company will tour to six venues around New Zealand. “This dynamic mixed bill includes: a twentieth ... More >>

RNZB begins 2015 with flirtatious favourite: Don Quixote

Tuesday, 3 February 2015, 1:27 pm | Royal New Zealand Ballet

The Royal New Zealand Ballet opens its 2015 season ‘somewhere in La Mancha’ with Don Quixote: a timeless tale of adventure, chivalry and love that has inspired one of the greatest works in classical ballet . More >>

Vodafone Season of A Christmas Carol is a Christmas cracker

Monday, 29 September 2014, 11:30 am | Royal New Zealand Ballet

The heart-warming magic of Charles Dickens will leave audiences spellbound as the Royal New Zealand Ballet brings The Vodafone Season of A Christmas Carol to New Zealand in its final season for 2014. More >>

RNZB appoints new Artistic Director

Monday, 15 September 2014, 4:10 pm | Royal New Zealand Ballet

The Royal New Zealand Ballet is delighted to announce the appointment of 36 year old Italian Francesco Ventriglia as the company’s new artistic director. Francesco Ventriglia was appointed after an extensive international recruitment process. “The ... More >>

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 >>

 

 

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