Teagan Tank graduated from the New Zealand School of Dance in December 2018 and joined the RNZB as the Todd Scholar in January 2019, with performance highlights including Serenade by George Balanchine and Stand to Reason by Andrea Schermoly. In The Sleeping Beauty in 2020 she appeared as the Fairy of Generosity.
She was promoted to Artist in January 2020.
Teagan was born in South Africa and grew up in Christchurch. She began dancing at the age of three and trained at the Anneliese Gilberd Academy from the age of 11. Teagan was accepted as a full time classical major at the New Zealand School of Dance in 2016 after being in the Associate Programme for 3 years, and also participating in the RNZB National Mentor Programme.
During her time at the NZSD Teagan was chosen for a four week exchange at Canada’s National Ballet School and to participate in the 2018 Prix De Lausanne Partner Schools Choreographic Project in Switzerland. In 2018, Teagan performed in the Royal New Zealand Ballet’s Dancing with Mozart in the corps de ballet for Balanchine’s Divertimento No. 15 and also joined the RNZB’s corps de ballet in Val Caniparoli’s The Nutcracker.
The Sleeping Beauty