For Schools

Attending a Ballet with your School Group

The RNZB provides discounted tickets for school groups on a limited basis for each of our productions to encourage you and your students to experience the thrill of live dance.

Discounted tickets for school groups available for the following centres: Auckland, Blenheim, Christchurch, Dunedin, Invercargill, Napier, Palmerston North and Wellington.

Ticket Prices*:
$15 School Children/Teachers (ratio 9:1)
$20 Additional Adults (maximum of 5)
*Service fees will apply, please check with the ticketing agency at the time of booking

You’ll need 1 teacher for every 9 students, with a maximum of an additional 5 parents or teachers. Groups must be a minimum of 8 people.

Performance running time will be approximately 2 hours (including one 20′ interval).

How to book
Contact the Group Line of your local ticketing agency
Auckland – (09) 970 9745 (Ticketmaster group booking line)
Blenheim – 0 800 7692 7827 (Ticketek group booking line)
Christchurch – (03) 379 0597 (Ticketek group booking line)
Dunedin – (03) 477 8597 (Ticket Direct)
Invercargill – (03) 211 1692  (Ticket Direct)
Napier – 0 800 7692 7827 (Ticketek group booking line)
Palmerston North – (06) 357 9740 (Ticket Direct)
Wellington – (09) 970 9745 (Ticketmaster group booking line)

The Nutcracker, 31 October – 20 December. Introduce your students to this much-loved Christmas story through dance. Offering festive enchantment for all ages, this is a must see!


New Choreographic Series, 1 – 9 March. A series of thrilling new works; an exciting start to the year!

Black Swan, White Swan, 31 May – 6 July. A magnificent re-telling of ballet’s classic Swan Lake with a 21st century contemporary twist.

Bold Moves (works by Balanchine, Forsythe and Schermoly), 16 Aug – 15 Sept. This mixed bill is particularly suitable for dance students.

Hansel & Gretel, 6 Nov – 14 Dec. A new version of this timeless tale that will enchant all ages.

Tutus on Tour, 18 March – 11 May. Bringing the ballet to heartland New Zealand.

To book, contact your local ticketing agency from 1 November 2018
For all enquiries, please email  or contact RNZB Education & Community Manager Pascale Parenteau,  04 381 9001

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