Come and move with us at The New Zealand Dance Company’s annual Summer School Monday 23th – Friday 27th January 2023.

In 2023, NZDC’s annual Summer School will explore and embody themes inspired by Sir Mason Durie’s mahi: Te Whare Tapa Wha – the four pillars of wellness.

Led by NZDC dancers Ngaere Jenkins and Katie Rudd, this week-long dance workshop will take dancers on an upfliting journey of investigation of the mind (hinengaro), body (tinana) and spirit (wairua) and community (whānau) to inspire creation of contemporary dance movement.

Along with energising morning classes of contemporary technique, muscle and bone and yoga, dancers will get to learn NZDC repertoire, improvisation techniques, somatic practice and compositional tasking, culminating in an open studio showing at the end of the week on Friday afternoon. Dancers of all abilities over the age of 14+ are welcome to participate in what promises to be a fun-filled and stimulating week to kickstart the year.

AGES: Aspiring dancers 14+ years

LOCATION: Wellesley Studios, 113 Wellesley Street West Auckland

DATE: Monday 23rd January - Friday 27th January 2023

TIME: 9am – 3.30pm daily

COST: $250 per student

We are offering a limited number of scholarships and “pay what you can” options for students based on circumstance and need. We’d love to hear from any students that would benefit from this experience but would not otherwise be able to attend due to financial constraints.

Drop us a note at [email protected]

Registrations are now open!