Sign language performances

In keeping with our goal of making ballet accessible to all, in 2021 we presented our first performances with sign language narration. The Ugly Duckling which re-tells Hans Christian Andersen’s timeless fairytale, with a distinctly New Zealand twist, had its first performances as part of Te Papa’s free school holiday events in July.

Watch this space for future signed performances.

For enquiries email  or contact RNZB Education, Community and Accessibility Manager Pascale Parenteau,  021 678 521

DSC_1863 LR Sign language interpreter Amber Tiopira-Waaka with narrator Chris Lam Sam. Te Papa 2021. Photo credit: Stephen A'Court

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