Photo credit: RNZB Artist Saul Newport, photography by Ross Brown.

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AA Members are entitled to a 15% discount on Adult and Child tickets to Royal New Zealand Ballet performances when you book online with the AA Member promo code: AAS22RNZB

 

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Even though the RNZB’s return to the stage has been slightly delayed, the talented dancers continue to gracefully push forward and train for live performances later this year. The RNZB is looking forward to being back on tour and seeing Aotearoa later this year.

RNZB: Class January 2022

Please note, this video was filmed prior to Red Traffic Light settings. RNZB have since implemented new processes to make practicing together safer.

 

Upcoming Tours

The Ryman Healthcare Season of Cinderella

Polish your tiara and dust off your dancing shoes! Feisty, funny and fabulous, Cinderella is choreographed by master storyteller Loughlan Prior to a magical new score by Claire Cowan and with fashion-forward designs by Emma Kingsbury.

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Photo credit: RNZB Soloist Katherine Skelton, photography by Ross Brown.

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Tutus on Tour

Tutus on Tour brings a ray of summer sunshine to stages from Auckland’s North Shore to Invercargill. Artistic Director Patricia Barker has curated a gala programme which showcases the dancers of your national ballet company at their best, from beloved classical favourites to recent works that have claimed a rightful place on the international stage.

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Photo credit: RNZB Principals Laurynas Vėjalis & Kate Kadow, Artist Georgia Baxter, photography by Ross Brown.

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Venus Rising

Bursting forth from postponement earlier this year, Venus Rising soars to new heights with rescheduled tour dates in November & December. Experience three extraordinary works, by inspiring and internationally celebrated choreographers: Aurum by Alice Topp, The Autumn Ball by Aotearoa’s own Sarah Foster-Sproull, and Waterbaby Bagatelles by the legendary Twyla Tharp.

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Photo Credit: RNZB Soloist Kirby Selchow, photography by Ross Brown.

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Meet RNZB Dancer Lara Flannery

AA has partnered with the talented RNZB Artist Lara Flannery! She will take AA Members along for a spin on her experiences at the RNZB, providing exclusive dancer insights, stories, and messages throughout the year.

Lara trained at Wellington Dance Academy and at just 15 joined the full-time classical programme at the New Zealand School of Dance. In 2019, Lara joined the RNZB as an apprentice before becoming a Friedlander Foundation Scholar in 2020 and, as of 2021, a company member.

Read more about Lara here, and look forward to hearing more from her soon.

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Photo credit: RNZB Artists Lara Flannery & Calum Gray in The Sleeping Beauty, 2020, photography by Stephen A’Court.

 

Behind-the-Scenes with RNZB

Whether it is rehearsing for big performances, crafting dazzling costumes, or creating magical stage sets, the RNZB is always busy! They want to share behind-the-scenes moments with AA Members, so you can learn more about the dancers and the team bringing world-class ballet to Aotearoa.

 

Meet the Dancers | Principal Mayu Tanigaito

 

Ticketing reminder, terms and conditions.

The Royal New Zealand Ballet 15% off ticket offer is available exclusively to AA Members online for full-priced adult and child tickets. Tickets must be purchased through the RNZB website in order to receive the 15% discount. Discount does not apply to the one-off service, delivery or payment processing fees. The Royal New Zealand Ballet does not sell tickets through resale sites such as Viagogo. Each venue in which RNZB perform has an authorised ticketing agency, and this is linked to via the ‘book now’ buttons on their website. Authorised agencies are in regular contact with the RNZB, have reliable information regarding ticket availability and can provide assistance regarding seating, accessibility requirements or the suitability of performances for younger audience members. We strongly advise Members to only purchase tickets through authorised agencies.
See here for RNZB terms and conditions.