Tag Archives: Royal New Zealand Ballet

New Zealand ballet and the Italian Connection

Thanks to the Encyclopedia of New Zealand I discovered that a 19th-century promoter of Italian immigration pointed out that New

Ethan Stiefel’s three-year itch for his first love, Manhattan

The dancer and artistic director, Ethan Stiefel, the two movies – Centre Stage and Black Swan – and a new

Hello and goodbye at the Australian Ballet and Royal NZ Ballet

It’s that time of the year when companies announce the dancers who are joining and those who are leaving. After

The hard slog to success: one dancer’s story

Finding a job as a dancer in today’s economic conditions is extremely difficult. There are so few contracts and so

Royal New Zealand Ballet’s 2014 season

Early next year, Ethan Stiefel, the artistic director of the Royal New Zealand Ballet, will take his company back to

The House that Gnatt Built: RNZ Ballet at 60

The Royal New Zealand Ballet has marked its sixth decade with a new book celebrating its history. The Royal New

Nigel Gaynor on conducting for ballet

Here’s an interesting interview with Nigel Gaynor, the new music director of the Royal New Zealand Ballet. He talks about

Royal NZ Ballet’s new appointments

The Royal New Zealand Ballet today announced the appointment of Martin Vedel as ballet master. Vedel, who will join the

Contracts hard to come by in a tough year

This has been a difficult and frustrating year for dancers seeking work in Australia and New Zealand. Sydney Dance Company,

Royal New Zealand Ballet announces its 2013 season

The Royal New Zealand Ballet’s 60th year will open with Made to Move, the umbrella title for three new works,