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Hagley Dance Project (13HDP)

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Naressa Gamble

Hagley Dance Project

Are you passionate about performing and dance? Are you looking for a great pathway for high-level dance training?

Hagley Dance Project is a part-time dance course for experienced dance students wishing to take their dance to the next level. The course focuses on a variety of contemporary dance techniques, choreography and performance and aims to prepare you for further tertiary study.

Course Components

Performance and Industry Opportunities

  • Real life performance: Hagley specific seasons, private events, functions and collaborative works
  • Choreographic: design and perform your own works
  • Teaching: take workshops and performances to like-minded students 

Technique and practical study

  • Contemporary dance along with a range of classes that may include Ballet, Jazz, Hip Hop, Improvisation, Pilates, Yoga, Anatomy, Circus skills and Nutrition.


  • Gain skills and practical experience working with specialist guest tutors
  • Explore your own choreographic style with opportunities to present your ideas to public audiences.

8 Hours per week

7 Great Reasons to Choose Hagley Dance Project

To transition towards a university degree or other tertiary study 

Extend your dance technique and body knowledge

Discover a post-secondary learning environment whilst developing technique

Build connections within the dance industry Develop choreographic skills

Increase flexibility, fitness and strength

Work on projects with leading tutors and practitioners

Recommended Prior Learning

Entry Requirements

Application and Audition.

For Application and audition information contact 

Naressa Gamble - Head of Dance 

[email protected]

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Enrolment Fee
Under 19 - $0 (MOE Funded)
Age 19+ - $160

Specialty Course Cost (T-shirt and Specialist guest tutors)
Under 19 - $40 -T-shirt (Other costs - MOE Funded)
Age 19+ - $400

Assessment Information

Hagley Certificate in Dance upon completion.
We also offer NCEA Level 3 Achievement standards in Dance