The 2012 Brochure

2012 Events

NYC - New Young Classic - Three Short Ballets from the Big Apple NYC

An opportunity to enjoy contrasting ballets inspired by New York City. From works by the city’s hottest young choreographers, Larry Keigwin and Benjamin Millepied, to a Balanchine classic inspired by Gershwin’s legendary songs, this exceptional programme will excite audiences throughout New Zealand.

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The Meridian Season of Angelina Ballerina's Big Audition NYC

After hugely successful tours of Australia and the UK, Royal New Zealand Ballet is delighted to be performing this enchanting production, originally created by English National Ballet, throughout the country between March and May.

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The TOWER Season of Cinderella NYC

“If you are looking for magic, you will find it here... a breathtaking Cinderella that will enchant audiences lucky enough to see it.” Ann Hunt, Sunday Star-Times
Christopher Hampson’s Cinderella returns to our stage in August. Acclaimed New Zealand designer Tracy Grant Lord’s sumptuous costumes and lavish sets draw you into a glittering fantasy world.

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The TelstraClear Season of Giselle NYC

A new staging of this quintessential ballet is co-produced by Ethan Stiefel and Johan Kobborg, internationally acclaimed principal dancer of the Royal Ballet. Gillian Murphy, RNZB Principal Guest Artist and star of American Ballet Theatre, dances Giselle, one of the most dramatic roles in the classical ballet repertoire.

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