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Welcome to the New Zealand Dance Awards! We are so stoked that you are thinking about visiting us in the beautiful city of Christchurch NZ. Split over Six days we will see over 1500 acts perform, countless workshops taken part in, friendships made and much more! Whether your interest is in the style of Tap, Jazz or Musical Theatre we have something for you and with our amazing bunch of volunteers and superb stable of sponsors there is a great assortment of opportunities and scholarships to offer to our confirmed competitors.

The New Zealand Dance Awards in 2021 runs from Wednesday 2nd June – Monday the 7th of June at the Ara Institute of Canterbury in the centre of Christchurch. There are plenty of options for accommodation all within walking distance.

Solos/Duos and the Musical Theatre Experience will run from Wednesday the 2nd with Groups beginning on Saturday  the 5th of June.

Our NZDA Finals Gala will be held on Monday the 7th in the afternoon/early evening!

We hope to see many of you at the event!