Student and Staff Achievements

NPA students and staff are achieving outstanding results around the world

2010 - John Murphy accepted to train full time in Singapore & currently working professionally in Singapore (Rojak TV Show)

2010 - Miyako Miyazaki accepted to train full time at Wellington Performing Arts (Diploma in Performing Arts). Went on to teach at various academies and studios in Japan and gained a JSDA Qualification (Japanese Street Dance Association)

2015 - NPA were National Champions at the Showcase Dance Championships held in Gold Coast Australia in the teen division for broadway jazz.

2015 - Isabella Christie National Champion in the teen division for classical ballet at the Showcase Dance Championships held in Gold Coast Australia.

2015 - Quinn Annemans accepted into the Edge full-time training programme for 2017 intake on a full scholarship (Melbourne Australia)

2015 - Belle Sergeev made it to the final top 10 petite dancers at the Get the Beat national dance championships held in Gold Coast Australia. Belle was also awarded national champion in the U8 hip hop category and runner up in the U8 jazz category.

2016 - Belle Sergeev top 10 in the petite dancer of the year category at the Showcase National Championships held in Gold Coast Australia. Belle was also runner-up in her division for both contemporary and jazz & the 3rd highest scoring soloist overall in the Elite Petite division.

2016 - Emma Aley accepted into the NZ school of dance associate programme (contemporary)

2016 - Belle Sergeev & Isabella Christie accepted into the Lucy Ellis all stars elite training & development programme.

2016 - Alicia Chadwick-Cook awarded most outstanding jazz choreography overall at the ACDA competition held in April.

2016 - Emma Aley awarded a $1500.00 scholarship to attend the AMDA summer school in Los Angeles or New York after performing at the Kairos Dance Convention in July
2016 - Northern Performing Arts senior contemporary  troupe 'Nip Tuck' made it to finals  (top 13 troupes) in the PACANZ  Young Performer awards held in Palmerston North. 42 troupes and close to  500 dancers attended this prestigious event. NPA was one of the very few studios to receive two nominations for the 2016 PACANZ troupe awards.
2016 - Belle Sergeeve - made the top 10 petite dancers at the Get the Beat finals held on the sunshine coast. She also was awarded 3rd place overall in the top 5 dance off.

Jan 2017 -Emma Aley. Runner-up in the league of champions at Showcase held at Gold Coast Australia

Jan 2017 - NPA National Champions Senior Ballet Troupe at Showcase 
held Gold Coast Australia
2017 - Emma Self & Maddie Gaze accepted into the New Zealand 
Performing Arts Musical Theatre Associates Programme.
April 2017 - Belle Sergeev - Winner of the More FM Royal Eater Show Talent quest taking away $5,000 in prize money
April 2017 - Emma Self  - Performed in King of Bollywood as a backup 
dancer at the Vector Arena
May 2017 - Phoenix dance workshop
Belle Sergeev - recipient of the beginners room directors award & $200 
cash prize. The highest award possible for this room.
Emma Aley - recipient of the advanced directors & Ettingshausens award. One month scholarship to their Full-time course in Sydney and $1,000 cash prize. The highest award achievable across the entire workshop.


Emma Aley & Belle Sergeev photographed by Jay Hunter Photography 2016.

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