Wednesday, 14 November 2012
Rave reviews for Giselle world premiere, ahead of tour
Described as “two stellar forces in world ballet “ Ethan Stiefel and Johan Kobborg’s brand new production of the TelstraClear Season of Giselle for the Royal New Zealand Ballet, which had its world premiere in Wellington on 7 November, has received rave reviews from local and international critics.
By Royal New Zealand Ballet
Monday, 17 September 2012
The Royal New Zealand Ballet announces new music director
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.
Tuesday, 14 August 2012
Cinderella gets sparkling reviews ahead of tour
The Royal New Zealand Ballet’s ravishing interpretation of the much loved fairytale wowed audiences and critics alike. The TOWER Season of Cinderella opened in Wellington on 2 August and at every performance there was an audible gasp from the audience as Cinderella arrived at the ball in a tutu decorated with 90,000 Swarovski crystals that glittered under the lights.
Tuesday, 5 June 2012
Tessa Price appointed new CEO of UDC Finance
Today ANZ NZ announced the appointment of Tessa Price to the role of CEO for UDC Finance.
Thursday, 26 April 2012
Angelina Ballerina story time at the library INVERCARGILL
— Little fans of the Angelina Ballerina stories are invited to attend a special story time at the Invercargill Library on Tuesday, May 1 at 3.30pm.
Tuesday, 6 March 2012
RNZB's bite of the Big Apple a critical success
Ethan Stiefel's first programme as artistic director of the Royal New Zealand Ballet has opened to critical acclaim and busy box offices, with reviewers and audience members raving about NYC - Three Short Ballets from the Big Apple.
Wednesday, 15 February 2012
Everyone's favourite dancing mouse comes to town
Angelina Ballerina, the star of some twenty popular children’s books and an animated TV series, will soon be appearing in towns throughout the country in Royal New Zealand Ballet’s much anticipated Meridian Season of Angelina Ballerina’s Big Audition.
Tuesday, 15 November 2011
Royal New Zealand Ballet in Awards Spotlight
Royal New Zealand Ballet (RNZB) is in an awards spotlight both nationally and internationally – with a win at Saturday night’s Film & Television Awards, and a company nomination for a top international award in the 2011 UK National Dance Awards.
Tuesday, 4 October 2011
RNZB Announces 2012 Season
The Royal New Zealand Ballet will present four mesmerising seasons of dance for New
Zealand audiences next year – and there’s something for everyone.
Tuesday, 2 August 2011
RNZB wins reviewers' hearts in the UK WELLINGTON
— THE Royal New Zealand Ballet's recent tour of the UK and Europe has received unprecedented
Wednesday, 4 May 2011
A living legend is given a lasting legacy RNZB names 'Green Room' in his honour
Russell Kerr, the 81 year old living legend of New Zealand dance, returns to the Royal New Zealand Ballet to produce Petrouchka for the company’s triple bill season, Stravinsky Selection.
Wednesday, 27 April 2011
Royal New Zealand Ballet's winter collection the height of fashion
Stravinsky Selection triple bill includes a new New Zealand commission featuring designs by Karen Walker, on tour from 20 May.
Ballet has taken a big leap in popularity thanks to the success of Hollywood blockbuster Black Swan and local TV3 series The Secret Lives of Dancers.
Friday, 21 January 2011
Brazilian dancer wins scholarship and job with the RNZB WELLINGTON
— NEW Zealand's top ballet scholarship has been awarded to 21-year-old Helio Lima, securing him a place with the Royal New Zealand Ballet (RNZB) for 2011.
Monday, 20 December 2010
Dancers hit the road to bring ballet to Kiwi families across NZ
THE Royal New Zealand Ballet are packing up their tutus and hitting the road.
Saturday, 6 November 2010
RNZB appoints Matz Skoog as interim Artistic Director
FORMER Royal New Zealand Ballet Artistic Director Matz Skoog will return to the helm of the company as acting Artistic Director for eight months next year.
Saturday, 30 October 2010
Internationally acclaimed dancer Ethan Stiefel appointed Artistic Director of the Royal New Zealand Ballet
One of the world's most acclaimed dancers has been appointed Artistic Director of the Royal New Zealand Ballet.
Monday, 20 September 2010
The Nutcracker - Adriana Harper's comeback from injury
THE fact the Royal New Zealand Ballet's The Nutcracker is set in a hospital couldn't be more ironic for dancer Adriana Harper who steps into the lead role after a year-long hiatus due to injury.
Thursday, 9 September 2010
RNZB ANNOUNCES 2011 Seasons
2011 sees the Royal New Zealand Ballet presenting four new ballets, working with one of the biggest names in New Zealand fashion and taking on the world with an exciting international tour to Europe.
Wednesday, 18 August 2010
Elite Ballet Academy launched at top NZ School WHANGANUI
— Top New Zealand independent boarding school, Wanganui Collegiate, has launched a Ballet Academy and is holding auditions for its first intake in October.
Tuesday, 13 July 2010
RNZB to wow Australian audiences
The Royal New Zealand Ballet is taking its acclaimed production of Romeo & Juliet to Australia next month.
Thursday, 10 June 2010
Just Released – Meridian Season of Carmen Show Trailer
Action from the show, behind the scenes footage, interviews with the creative team and the glitz and glamour of opening night.
Monday, 9 November 2009
Calling all Ballerinas of the Male Variety QUEENSTOWN
— The search is on to fill the last four places in the 30 member squad of the Remarkable Christmas Ballet Company.