For Audiences and Communities

Warm Up, Curtain Up!

Covid-19 update 13 October 2021. All  the Warm Up, Curtain Up! curtain up events scheduled to take place in conjunction with A Midsummer Night’s Dream have now been cancelled.

Watch the RNZB dancers participate in class on stage as they prepare for the evening performance. A great opportunity to see behind the scenes when the company is on tour and gain a greater understanding of what happens at the theatre in the countdown to curtain up. No registration needed, just turn up early. Please note that you are welcome to attend Warm Up, Curtain Up even if you are not coming to the show afterwards.

Free Admission
6.20pm – 6.50pm

Meet in the theatre foyer 10 minutes before the event starts.
Late comers may not be admitted.

A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Wellington – The Opera House, Saturday 30 October CANCELLED
Napier – Napier Municipal Theatre, Saturday 6 November CANCELLED
Palmerston North – Regent on Broadway, Thursday 11 November CANCELLED
Christchurch – Isaac Theatre Royal, Saturday 20 November CANCELLED
Invercargill – Civic Theatre, Wednesday 24 November CANCELLED
Dunedin – Regent Theatre, Saturday 27 November CANCELLED
Auckland – Aotea Centre, Saturday 4 December CANCELLED
Auckland – Bruce Mason Centre, Saturday 11 December CANCELLED

2022
Venus Rising

Wellington – The Opera House, Saturday 26 February
Christchurch – Isaac Theatre Royal, Saturday 5 March
Auckland – Aotea Centre, Friday 11 March

Swan Lake
Wellington – The Opera House, Saturday 7 May
Palmerston North – Regent on Broadway, Thursday 12 May
Christchurch – Isaac Theatre Royal, Saturday 21 May
Auckland – Aotea Centre, Saturday 28 May
Napier – Municipal Theatre, Saturday 4 June

Cinderella
Wellington – The St. James Theatre, Saturday 6 August
Auckland – Aotea Centre, Saturday 13 August
Napier – Municipal Theatre, Saturday 20 August
Christchurch – Isaac Theatre Royal, Saturday 27 August
Dunedin – The Regent, Saturday 3 September

For all enquiries, please email education@rnzb.org.nz  or contact RNZB Education, Community and Accessibility Manager Pascale Parenteau,  021 678 521

Warm Up, Curtain Up! The Sleeping Beauty for the Royal New Zealand Ballet. Warm Up, Curtain Up! on 1 November 2020. Photo credit: Stephen A’Court. COPYRIGHT ©Stephen A’Court

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