Autumn School 2019

A great time had by all.  Congratulations to our scholarship winners Juniors – Maia McLaughlin – Autumn School 2020 Intermediate – Sophia Hickey – Autumn School 2020 Senior – Kaia Jiang – 1 week full time immersed in the aDvANCE Programme.   Autumn School 2020 will be back to the first week of the April school holidays. Read more →

Guest Tutors from Canada for the aDvANCE Programme

A taste of jazz/commercial dance, acting and how to survive the audition experience: Kristina & Alexis will take students through an audition process, exploring each dancer’s ability to present themselves confidently in the audition room. Following a group warm-up, dancers will learn a movement phrase, loosen up with some acting games, and then be taken through a mock audition. Q… Read more →


National Performing Arts Awards – PACANZ

Well done to Gemma and Olivia who were nominated by  Hutt Valley Performing Arts and Palmerston North Dance Association respectively to represent them at the National Performing Arts Awards in Palmerston North at labour weekend.  Both danced their two variations beautifully.  Thank you to both associations for the lovely flowers that they received and also to PACANZ for providing these opportunities for NZ… Read more →


Farewell to Martha

It is time to bid Martha farewell and wish her well as she embarks the next step in her journey to becoming a professional dancer .  We have watch her grow and flourish over the last 3 years and wish her every success in Canada with the School of Alberta Ballet where she will be dancing fulltime for the next 2 years. Read more →


Autumn School 2017

Another successful Autumn School.  Students came various parts of the country to attend and judging by the smiles on their faces a good time was had by all.  Thank you to the tutors who came from as far away as Australia.  We are all looking forward to next year.  Dates will be published soon. Read more →


Alana Haines Awards

Congratulations to our six dancers for your performances at the AHA Awards – we are all very proud of you. Special mention to Oli who made it through to the Junior Semi-finals.     Pictured here performing flower festival Read more →


Autumn Ballet School

We are delighted to be able to provide an Autumn Ballet School holiday option for all students from any ballet/dance school, aged 8 and/or Grade 2 and above, to attend a week long programme during the second week of the April holidays (24th to 28th). Click Here for further information. Read more →