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...

The Royal New Zealand Ballet's Andrea Tandy noted that Auckland audiences, who had seen Allegro prior to Wellington's for a change, gave the five productions a wonderful reception. In the first ballet of the five, Allegro Brillante, Murphy and Kohei Iwamoto led a small cast of 10 to...

A coat, donated by the Royal New Zealand Ballet to Te Papa Tongarewa, the Museum of New Zealand, was remade from the original pattern, while the dancing bear costume also needed to be re-created after the earlier one was stolen. Producer Russell Kerr deservedly received a standing...

Evan Li Royal New Zealand Ballet Top Mayu Tanigaito and Kohei Iwamoto as Kitri and Basilio. Above A Barcelona town square scene as pictured in the programme. It's always a pleasure to kick off a Royal New Zealand Ballet season on a high. Don Quixote, which opened at the St James in...

Three years in the planning, the Royal New Zealand Ballet's Salute: Remembering WW1 commemorated the Great War in a memorable, respectful, and meaningful way, with a mixed programme that saw two world premières tonight. Gareth Farr's specially commissioned score for Andrew Simmons' Dear...

It was the finalé that was the most upbeat of any recent Royal New Zealand Ballet season, something that could be seen not just with the lengthy applause but the smiles on the audience's faces as members began departing the St James Theatre. The Wellington performances began October 30 and...

Ross Brown/RNZB Above: Abigail Boyle as Ada in The Piano: the Ballet. Arguably the Royal New Zealand Ballet's most anticipated production of the year, The Piano: the Ballet, will have its world première in Wellington on February 23, presented in association with the New Zealand Festival...

Ross Brown Above: The Royal New Zealand Ballet's Abigail Boyle. The Royal New Zealand Ballet has announced its 2018 programme, under new artistic director Patricia Barker, with four notable highlights. The Piano: the Ballet is a full-length work based on Jane Campion's award-winning film,...

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...

The Royal New Zealand Ballet's Speed of Light, kicking off the New Zealand Festival in Wellington on Friday night, comprised an enjoyable contemporary programme that showed the strength of this world-class company. The first programme put together by Francesco Ventriglia in his role as the...

 

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