Greer Robertson

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Born in Dunedin, Greer studied on Scholarship at “The National School of Ballet” where she uniquely graduated both as a dancer and teacher. Her career flourished as a dancer with the “Royal NZ Ballet” and as a teacher, working alongside Joan Irvine and later on Russell Kerr at “Southern Ballet and Dance Theatre” as Senior School Tutor and Ballet Mistress to the fulltime company. Greer produced many nationally and internationally acclaimed dancers before founding her own studios DanceWorld based in Christchurch.

On a daily basis Greer taught dancers, athletes, singers and actors having devised and created Body Mechanics a specialized strength and flexibility training for elite athletes, dance courses for N.A.S.D.A and Canterbury Opera Youth, along with choreographing over a dozen operas. With her Events organization, Greer choreographed and directed an enormous variety and styles of works, often with high profiles such as the Netball World Cup Opening and Closing Ceremonies and the Youth Variety Concert for Her Royal Highness Queen Elizabeth the 2nd.
For over a dozen years, Greer reviewed for The Press and contributed feature articles for magazines.
Following extensive global travel working and teaching for a luxury Cruise Company and with her arrival in Wellington, Greer continues to enjoy working as a Director/ Tutor for RAISE and Body Mechanics, is a Dance Reviewer, Freelance Tutor and Adjudicator.

Greer Robertson's reviews

New Zealand School of Dance GRADUATION SEASON 2011


16/11/2011 - 26/11/2011

"A nicely balanced box of chocolates..

"Performers primed and focused..

A Festival of Russian Ballet

Dunedin, Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch

28/10/2011 - 13/11/2011

"A festival of music, movement and colour..

"Audience declares evening a resounding success..

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Wellington, Auckland, Christchurch, Nelson

23/04/2009 - 13/10/2013

"Distorted realities..

"Loss, struggle and conflict lightened by wit and humour..

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The Meridian Season of The Sleeping Beauty

Palmerston North, Dunedin, Wellington, Napier, Invercargill, Auckland

28/10/2011 - 04/12/2011

"A feast of virtuoso dance..

"Truly first rate pure escapism..

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09/10/2011 - 09/10/2011

"There.... There......

Shree Krishna Leela


07/10/2011 - 09/10/2011

"Eyes dart, bodies sway, hearts swell, they adore - we adore!..

Arohanui – The Greatest Love

Wellington, Auckland

06/10/2011 - 21/10/2011

"Blazing the trail for Maori performance potential..

"Kapa haka greatest treasure in epic tale..

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Wellington, Dunedin

02/10/2011 - 19/07/2013

"Dark, funny, clever: both offensive and enjoyable..

"A fine show for those with a taste for it..

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Footnote Dance: Made in NZ 2011

Christchurch, Wellington

21/09/2011 - 25/09/2011

"Footnote satisfies..

"A programme of breadth and substance..

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15/09/2011 - 17/09/2011

"An evening of dedication and dance..

In Flagrante

Wellington, Auckland, New Plymouth, Edinburgh, Scotland, Hamilton

13/09/2011 - 27/02/2014

"A sense of occasion.. and a hint of critique..

"Discomforting, not challenging; offensive, not provocative..

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Black Grace: Verse 2

Wellington, Auckland

12/09/2011 - 11/10/2011

"Celebrating the vitality and strength of dance..

"Unfaltering energy..

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Monster Burlesque


08/09/2011 - 17/09/2011

"Outrageously silly, often thought-provoking and sometimes sexy..

Angle Poise


05/08/2011 - 07/08/2011

"Dexterity, discipline and tongue-in-cheek humour..

Soap The Show

Wellington, New Plymouth, Hastings, Auckland

28/07/2011 - 28/08/2011

"Bathtub antics make a world class splash..

"Impressive but could do with an edit..

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Nga Hau e Wha


29/06/2011 - 09/07/2011

"Spine chilling at times..

"Boldly exploring indigenous philosophies through artistic collaboration..

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Thricely? Precisely. A pocket full of Pips


16/06/2011 - 25/06/2011

"Compulsive cycles of behaviour out in the open..

"A definite must-see..

Stravinsky Selection - Royal NZ Ballet

Invercargill, Auckland, Wellington

20/05/2011 - 09/06/2011

"Two tough acts for poor Petrouchka to follow..

"Satisfied with Great Success is the delight in this Triple Bill..

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Sketch - NZSD Choreographic Season 2011


20/05/2011 - 28/05/2011

"Suitably equipped to foster their inspiration..