RNZB's A Midsummer Night's Dream is coming to a living room near you

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The Royal New Zealand Ballet production of A Midsummer Night's Dream, which was unfortunately cancelled in all locations but Wellington due to ...


Royal New Zealand Ballet's Venus Rising returns for 2022

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The Royal New Zealand Ballet's 2022 season will open with Venus Rising - a spectacular programme of three female-choreographed ballets that was ...


Royal New Zealand Ballet brings a sweeping 2022 season to the stage

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The Royal New Zealand Ballet 2022 season comprises two glorious 'story ballets’ and two dazzling programmes of shorter works. Ballets and ...


RNZB’s The Firebird is now streaming to your living room

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If you missed out on seeing The Firebird with Paquita in person, there’s a way to catch the action from the comfort of your own home. It’s no ...


From the ashes: RNZB's The Firebird with Paquita

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Like a mighty phoenix rising into the sky, RNZB’s next ballet will erupt in glory on stage in the latter half of 2021. Royal New Zealand Ballet ...


Grit in your pointes - Choreographer Loughlan Prior on RNZB's The Firebird with Paquita

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What's Hot New Zealand talks dystopian future, dramatic backdrops and modern ballet with The Firebird choreographer Loughlan Prior. “This ...


New and classic ballets incoming in Royal New Zealand Ballet's 2021 season

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With The Sleeping Beauty arriving in Christchurch next week, we're amped on ballet and already looking forward to what next year will bring us. ...


Q&A: Donna Jefferis on creating incredible costumes for Royal New Zealand Ballet


Royal New Zealand Ballet's end of year performance of The Sleeping Beauty is approaching, and RNZB head of costume Donna Jefferis has been busy ...


Women take the lead this year in ballet

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This Royal New Zealand Ballet season represents a new era in dance, with the powerful programme’s full repertoire choreographed by women. The ...

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