Celebrating 60 Years of the Royal New Zealand Ballet
A treasure trove of characters and memories from the early years of the ballet company.
Two short films from the National Film Unit date from the 1960s.
The centerpiece of the birthday celebrations.
Artistic director Ethan Stiefel and managing director Amanda Skoog are granted three birthday wishes.
Tulle, lycra, sparkles, feathers, sequins, crystals – what would the ballet be without costumes?
Performers past and present share their memories of the ballet.
Interviews and features about ballet.
Historical and recent images of ballet in New Zealand.
Clarissa Dunn and Hannah Sassman go behind the scenes at the Royal New Zealand Ballet, in celebration of their 60th birthday.
Clarissa Dunn – Presenter/Producer
Hannah Sassman – Presenter/Producer
Jeremy Brick – Videographer
- Royal New Zealand Ballet
- Sound Archives
- Victoria University Press
- New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
- NZ On Screen
- Alexander Turnbull Library
- Photographer Ross Brown