Student Achievements

Koharu

Iino.

2020

Awarded a scholarship by SABA to attend Victoria State ballet summer intensive in Australia.

Anjula

Kelly

2013

X- Factor Australia, NZ & UK

Winner Hillary Peacock Award
 

2015

X Factor UK
Britain's Got Talent
Illusionists on London's West End
Take That
Little Mix
Sunday Night at the Palladium
MOBO awards
Rugby World Cup
European Games closing ceremony in Baku 
Alan Carr
Commonwealth Games closing ceremony with Lulu

2016

Tour around Europe with singer, Anastacia

 

Resident dancer on a TV show in the UK called "Dance Dance Dance"

2017

Signed with top agency MSA in America

2019

VMA's

Dancer Jennifer Lopez - Iheart radio Fiesta Latina

America's Got Talent

Jennifer Lopez @ Iheart radio Fiesta Latina

Daragh Bonnici

2020

Attended Classical coaching Australia summer intensive and was awarded entry into Brisbane City Youth Ballet for their 2021 season of The Snow Queen.


Was accepted into the RNZB mentor program.


Awarded a summer intensive scholarship to Lion Heart dance company in Australia by SABA.

Alice McArthur

2019

Winner of Asian Grand Prix
 

Winner Hillary Peacock Award
 

Won entry in YAGP finals receiving:
Scholarship to:

  • JKO in New York

  • Dutch National Ballet School

  • European School of Ballet

  • San Francisco Ballet School

Jane Strickland

2009

Graduate Dance World 301 Melbourne

2013

X-Factor NZ

2014

Freelance Dancer & Teacher, Soul of Siren, Sky City Cheerleaders
 

2017

Momentum Productions

Pleasure Dome - The musical

Brianna King

2017

Successful placement into Dance Force, Australia

2019

Dancer for Royal Caribbean

Danielle Timbers

2011

Dancer for Diamond Dance Company

2012

Dancer at Encore Cabaret

Warriors Cheerleader

Breakers Cheerleader

2012

Dancer for Soul of Siren Dance Company

2016

Core dancer/member of Momentum Productions

Catherine McKay

2008

Graduate Excel Performing Arts

2010+

Teacher in Jazz & Hip Hop
Examiner for Jazz Dance NZ (JDNZ)

2018

Teacher in Hong Kong

Rebecca Bassett-Graham

2011

Graduate New Zealand School of Dance – Diploma in Dance Performance, Contemporary Major

2012

Apprentice Dancer – DanceNorth, Australia

Internship with New Zealand Dance Company – Rotunda

2013

Company Dancer - Lewis Major and Company

2014+

UK based dancer dancing in music videos, dance companies (with solo performances and model such as Revlon UK)

2017

Company dancer for Wayne McGregor

Bianca Hylsop

2008

Vodafone Warriors Cheerleader, including multiple corporate events.

2010

Graduate Unitec Contemporary Dance.

Dancer for Atimira Dance Company.

2016

Recipient of the first DANZ Māori Choreolab

Lisa McLaughlan

2012

NZ School of Dance Junior Associates Programme

2013

Runner Up Performing Arts Association of NZ Jazz Award

2014

Winner Ora Burnett Jazz Award

Winner NZAMD Contemporary Scholarship

2015

Understudy for The New Zealand Dance Company

2017

Sydney Dance Company - Pre Professional
One Flat Thing Reproduced - William Forsyth under Strut dance in Perth WA (Paul Norton) directed by Forsyth foundation and ex dancers Ayman Harper and Cyril Baldy

Rosemary Martin

2017+

Senior Lecturer in Dance Studies at the University of Auckland.


Master's and then PhD in Dance Studies from the University of Auckland.


Learning and performing experiences in Australia, London, Canada and Japan.


Published author such as author of Talking dance: Contemporary histories from the Southern Mediterranean (I.B Tauris, 2014) with Associate Professor Nicholas Rowe and Associate Professor Ralph Buck.


Graduate NZ School of Dance


Royal NZ Ballet Company


Professor of Dance University of Auckland

Caitlin Davey

2015

Completed Bachelor of Performing and Screen Arts - Contemporary Dance

2016

Co-choreographed performer in the critically acclaimed and award winning show 'Fabricate'

Teacher at The Dance Studio, Auckland

2019

Selected as the first recipient of the DANZ Dance Residency

Kimberley Halberg

2017

Transit Dance Melbourne Pre-Professional Contemporary Programme

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