For Audiences and Communities

Tales from the Royal New Zealand Ballet

Join RNZB Dance Educator Bea Lee-Smith on a magical journey into the world of Hansel & Gretel.  Through music and mime, children will learn simple ballet steps and positions. This interactive telling of an old favourite tale will be a great appetizer for you and your family in advance of the RNZB’s exciting new production of Hansel & Gretel later in the year. Suitable for pre-schoolers and primary school aged children.

Date Time Venue
Friday 12 July 10 – 11am Stokes Valley Community Library
Saturday 13 July 2 – 3pm Upper Hutt Library
Tuesday 16 July 10 – 11am Paraparaumu Library, Kāpiti District
Tuesday 16 July 2 – 3pm Porirua Library

Wednesday 17 July

Wednesday 17 July

10 – 11am

2 – 3pm

Mervyn Kemp (Tawa) Library

Ruth Gotlieb (Kilbirnie) Library

Sessions recommended for ages 4 – 8.
Duration: 60 minutes
Free admission

These events are part of Beyond the Page, a literary festival for children and youth on from 6 – 21 July, find out more on this website.

For all enquiries, please contact Pascale Parenteau, RNZB Education & Community Manager on (04) 381 9001 or

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