One of the most anticipated ballets from the Royal New Zealand Ballet, since news of it was announced in 2014, will première in Wellington on May 22. Salute, which comprises four dance works to mark the centenary of World War I, will tour Christchurch, Dunedin, Hamilton, Takapuna, Auckland and...

May 22, 2011 Ross Brown/Royal New Zealand Ballet Above Company artists Antonia Hewitt, Medhi Angot and Tonia Looker pose for this publicity shot for the Royal New Zealand Ballet. The Royal New Zealand Ballet's Stravinsky Selection sees three ballets in a particularly rewarding package....

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,...

29 The Royal New Zealand Ballet kicks off 2016 with Speed of Light, a mixed bill of three works, to feature at the New Zealand Festival and the Auckland Arts' Festival, before touring the South Island. It marks the first programme put together by Francesco Ventriglia since he joined the...

A Midsummer Night's Dream is not just a Royal New Zealand Ballet première, it's a world première—so if you're looking for a ballet event to attend in mid-August, this should be the one on your calendar. Created by Liam Scarlett, ballet's fast-rising star who is now one of the most sought-after...

RNZB artistic director Patricia Barker said in a release, 'This country offers countless visual and artistic riches and I'm pleased that the Royal New Zealand Ballet will continue to embody the elegance, grandeur and strength that define New Zealand's landscapes in this work.' Rebecca Tansley...

pieces having their world première in Wellington will also be seen abroad, with the Royal Ballet hosting the RNZB in November 2015 at the Royal Opera House. Leeds, Canterbury and Roma are on the list of stops for the tour, Francesco Ventriglia, the Royal New Zealand Ballet's artistic director...

08 Ross Brown The Royal New Zealand Ballet released more news about its much-anticipated première this year of The Wizard of Oz, conceived by its artistic director Francesco Ventriglia. Based on the 1900 novel by L. Frank Baum, the ballet will be in two acts and will stay true to the...

on Tour returns with 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...

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...

 

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