Ross Brown/RNZB The Royal New Zealand Ballet will perform A Christmas Carol for its final season in 2014, in a version created for Northern Ballet in the UK. Northern Ballet's master, Daniel de Andrade, is in New Zealand to stage the production. Based on the Charles Dickens story, the ballet...

Ross Brown Above Royal New Zealand Ballet Cinderella dancer Lucy Green. The Royal New Zealand Ballet's production of Cinderella, choreographed by Christopher Hampson, returns to seven centres from August 2 to September 9. It had last been performed in 2007 and toured China, and was the...

With the Royal New Zealand Ballet gearing up to three premières this month in Made to Move—Wellington gets the first glimpse of these on February 27—award-winning Venezuelan choreographer Javier de Frutos has arrived to work with the company on his piece, The Anatomy of a Passing...

a 46-centre tour of New Zealand, with highlights from Flower Festival at Genzano, Ihi FrENZy, Through to You and Don Quixote. Choreographers Brendan Bradshaw and Catherine Eddy have created a new version of Prokofiev's Peter and the Wolf, narrated by Te Radar. The Royal New Zealand Ballet's...

Royal New Zealand Ballet Evan Li/Royal New Zealand Ballet Top A publicity photograph from the Royal New Zealand Ballet for Coppélia, with Swanhilda, Franz and Coppélia. Above Kohei Iwamato as Franz and Lucy Green as Swanhilda from the première. The Royal New Zealand Ballet's Coppélia,...

Ross Brown The Royal New Zealand Ballet's Tower Season of Cinderella had a wonderful première in Wellington last night with Lucy Green in the title role, and Qi Huan as the Prince. Choreographer Christopher Hampson gave the ballet a magical quality, making it relevant for both...

Ross Brown The Royal New Zealand Ballet opens its 2015 season in March with Don Quixote, marking its first production under the company's new artistic director Francesco Ventriglia. The sets and costumes have been conceived by former artistic director and designer Gary Harris, whose prior...

Ross Brown The Royal New Zealand Ballet will have a function in early October launching its new TelstraClear season, but eagle-eyed ballet-goers will have noticed its next ballet, Giselle, already announced in the Cinderella programme. This new major production commences its run in...

Full details can be found at the Royal New Zealand Ballet's website. There was additional good news for Giselle as the New Zealand Film Commission is to create a feature film based around the Royal New Zealand Ballet's production. The film will be produced by Matthew Metcalfe and directed by...

51 Stephen A'Court Every opportunity to see the Royal New Zealand Ballet's Giselle is a renewed pleasure. First performed in 2012, and garnering a great review from this publication for its outstanding choreography and production. Conceived in Wellington four years ago by then RNZB...

 

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