Turid Revfeim - Ballet Mistress

New Zealander, Turid Revfeim, was appointed Ballet Mistress in 2003. Her association with the RNZB dates back to 1980 when she was a dancer in The Nutcracker. She spent four years as a soloist with the Theater der Stadt Koblenz in Germany. In Europe she danced at the prestigious Bayreuther Festspiele each summer from 1982-86.

Turid re-joined the RNZB as a dancer in 1986. In 1997 she worked for the Eric Languet Dance Company as Rehearsal Assistant and Stage Manager, and later that year had her daughter Emma. In 1999 she retired from dancing and took up the position of Artistic Coordinator with the company.

The RNZB has performed four of her works; Si Supieras for the 2004 Otago Festival of the Arts and was restaged for Tutus on Tour 2005. Three over Four and Bernarda Alba's House featured in the 1999 Originals season and Kleines Requiem in 2000's Next Step season.




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