For Dance Teachers and Dancers

Dance Teachers’ Professional Development Seminar

Open to classical ballet teachers of any experience level, these non-syllabus two-day courses are led by our Artistic Director Patricia Barker. They include observation of company class, demonstrations, theory tutorials, and practical sessions complemented by talks and Q&A sessions.


  • To provide teachers with a fundamental understanding of the foundations of classical ballet technique
  • To provide teachers with a grounding in relevant education practice
  • To assist teachers in improving the effectiveness of the teaching / learning process

Keep an eye on this page for details of the 2020 seminar.

For all enquiries, please email  or contact RNZB Education & Community Manager Pascale Parenteau,  021 678521

2017 DTPD seminar Teachers attending the RNZB Company Class as part of the 2017 DTPD seminar. Photo credit: Mable Wong

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