Our artistic vision
Royal New Zealand Ballet is a company of 34 dynamic dancers,
performing an eclectic repertoire of outstanding dance, for
national and international audiences, whilst continuing to build a
style that is ultimately unique to this Company and Aotearoa, New
The demands of our audience, particularly within New Zealand,
mean that we present an eclectic repertoire of choreographic
styles, from 19th century classics to 21st century contemporary
works. Our aim is to present dance of outstanding quality.
We want to attract New Zealand and international dancers,
choreographers and designers who will nurture and grow a company of
Our Company will have a unique reputation, and will be
internationally acknowledged for pushing the boundaries, stretching
the limits, and taking the art of classical ballet forward.
Our central role
The Ballet plays a central role in the performing arts.
Many freelance practitioners rely on the Ballet for occasional
work, choreographic opportunities, technical advice, equipment hire
and studio rental. The Ballet's resident staff are available to
advise opera and theatre organisations in technical and management
RNZB Strategic Overview
RNZB Strategic Plan