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Bringing Coppelia to life

Prepare to be captivated, when the curtain rises on Coppelia in April, this much-loved comic ballet will capture the hearts of the whole family.  More…

RNZB Artistic Director to leave after three outstanding years.

After three outstanding years as Artistic Director of the Royal New Zealand Ballet, Ethan Stiefel has decided not to extend his contract with the national ballet company. He will return to the USA at the beginning of September to pursue new opportunities in his homeland.  More…

New Year Honours 2014

RNZB Managing Director Amanda Skoog has been honoured for her services to ballet in this year’s Honours list – becoming a member of the New Zealand Order of Merit (MZM).  More…

RNZB welcomes five new dancers

The Royal New Zealand Ballet welcomes five new dancers to the company for 2014, and bids farewell to two dancers.  More…

Our first tour to the US in 21 years

On the 31st January the Royal New Zealand Ballet will be opening its critically acclaimed ballet Giselle in Los Angeles at the prestigious Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, at the LA Music Center where the Academy Awards were held until the late 1990s.   More…

Royal New Zealand Ballet receives standing ovations in the US

The RNZB has received an enthusiastic response and several standing ovations from near-capacity crowds in Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, Minneapolis and New York.  More…

Farewells and Welcomes

Following a very successful US tour which concluded in New York on 12 February, the RNZB farewelled dancers Brendan Bradshaw, Antonia Hewitt and Dimitri Kleioris who have left the company to pursue new career opportunities overseas.   More…