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Neave Bruin - New Zealand Dance Awards June 2022

Outstanding Achievement in Dance

Jose Zandbergen —

New Zealand Dance Awards ~ Neave Bruin

Neave competed in the New Zealand Dance Awards Finals in Christchurch at Queens birthday weekend. This is a National dance competition with dancers who qualified at their regional competitions across NZ, it was judged by a panel of international and national judges.

The event was held at the newly built convention Centre in Central Christchurch, Te Pae. 

Neave competed in the tap dancing sections and did five dances in the 15 and over. Neave placed:

  • 1st Gold Award - Tap Solo 
  • 1st Gold Award - Speed Tap  
  • 1st Gold Award - Tap Tango
  • 2nd in slow tap 15 and over, gold award
  • 2nd in song and dance 15 and over, silver award

Over the five days she participated in workshops run by the judges and experts in the field and the work from these was showcased at the finals gala event.