2015 Theatre Awards

Posted by Anna on 1 October 2015

Classical & Modern dancers received plenty of success last weekend at the BBO Theatre Awards.

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Excellence for dancers

Posted by Anna Thomas on 3 March 2015

Dance Wanaka dancers were delighted to receive certificates of excellence for recent examinations this week. 

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Theatre Awards success

Posted by Anna on 3 October 2014

Seven dancers from Dance Wanaka participated in BBO Theatre Awards last month (20 Sept), and proudly scooped nine medals and ribbons.  The dancers performed classical ballet, barefoot, jazz lyrical & demi character items in front of an Australian adjudicator.

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Hip Hop & Ballet exams

Posted by Anna on 14 August 2014

Hip Hop & Ballet exams are scheduled in September. For full details about mock exams, Cushion Concert & Exam day - click here.

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African Drumming

Posted by Anna on 6 May 2014

NEW regular sessions start Thurs 8th May.  Deepen your sense of rhythm, enjoy the wonderfully infectious rhythms of West Africa, and let your energy flow through the drums! Read on

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Dance Camp & African Drums

Posted by Anna on 18 March 2014

Autumn Camp is a school holiday programme (28-30 April) actioned packed full of dance, drama, music & art. This fun filled camp is perfect for enthusiastic dancers & those with creative flair. Shaping up to include Modern Jazz, Classical, Hip Hop, Musical Theatre, African drums & dance, & Applied Art Workshops. It will conclude with a fun display to parents & friends. We have a fantastic line up of tutors for the kids to enjoy!  For more info & info on tutors click here

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Studio Opening Celebration

Posted by Anna on 3 December 2013

Dance Wanaka officially opened its new studio on Thursday (5 Dec), and marked the occasion with Royal NZ Ballet celebrities in town. 

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The Oscars - dance recital

Posted by Anna on 17 November 2013

Dance Wanaka's annual recital was a huge hit with over 200 dancers performing to soundtracks from Academy Award films.

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Ballet Exams

Posted by Anna on 14 October 2013

We have 35 ballet dancers soon to sit BBO sssessments and examinations next Mon 21st October. Click here for exam timetable & more info. Miss Elizabeth Derby from Australia is the examiner this year.  Keep practising & best of luck! 

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Fun Autumn Camp

Posted by Anna on 6 May 2013

Autumn Camp 2013 was a huge success & included 40 enthusiastic dancers. The kids aged 5-13years enjoyed a taste of jazz, hip hop, tap, ballet, musical theatre & african dance styles each morning.  They further particpated in African music workshops, & dramatised the Horrors of Hickory Bay (novel by Gavin Bishop) through fun drama & art workshops.  

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