the friday company offers dance workshops and classes tailored to the New Zealand Dance Curriculum. Our friendly, experienced dance teachers will come to your school and work with you to create classes that are educational, inspiring and enjoyable for your students.
ncea & secondary schools
the friday company's Artistic Director, Brigitte Knight, is a NZ Registered Experienced Classroom Teacher with over ten years' experience teaching NCEA, Scholarship and Junior Secondary Dance. We offer a range of options for secondary school dance teachers, from one-off workshops to choreography for internal assessments, school productions and co-curricular troupes. We teach contemporary, contemporary ballet, hip hop, Bollywood, jazz, tap, ballet and creative dance, including group, duo and solo choreography.
Image courtesy of Pakuranga College, Auckland
primary & intermediate schools
the friday company's tutors are experienced and enthusiastic, with professional performance expertise in their specialist genres. Let us inspire and educate your students through fun, safe and energising dance classes. We teach contemporary, hip hop, Bollywood, jazz, tap, and creative dance, including class groups and co-curricular troupe choreography.
Image courtesy of Wairarapa Primary School, Wairarapa
we are excited to announce the launch of our brand new NCEA Dance Education Resource in partnership with BalletCollective Aotearoa! Supporting learning around SUBTLE DANCES by prolific Kiwi choreographer LOUGHLAN PRIOR the new digital resource is designed with secondary Dance teachers in mind.
SUBTLE DANCES is suitable for Levels 1, 2 & 3 with a user-friendly design that enables teachers to access relevant chapters instantly. Created in (and around) lockdowns, BalletCollective Aotearoa's world premiere season of SUBTLE DANCES links to students' own experiences.
With the ongoing challenges of teaching during the pandemic, this digital resource is designed for HYBRID LEARNING - learning from home and classroom teaching.