Here at Pump, we believe in dancing for the love of it.
We run hip hop, jazz, lyrical and contemporary dance classes for all ages and abilities. You'll also find us teaching workshops and performing at anything from the Fringe Festival to Rugby Sevens, the Wellington Christmas parade to stages at Disneyland!
Our team of talented coaches are some of Wellington's top performers. We make sure that every class is inspiring and challenging for our dance fam.
We are 100% devoted to encouraging a love of dance, whether through competitive achievements or purely for pleasure.
We created a Junior Teacher Training Programme and within the first course, trained twenty young people as hip hop, jazz and contemporary tutors.
Every Pump student took part in an end of term showcase, giving a taste of their in class action.
Da Chillies, Artemis, Glitter and Luna took out 1st place in the various dance divisions of United comp.
Intensity, a brand new junior hip hop crew, got into the finals of Hip Hop Unite.
Luna received a special choreography award at the Onstage Dance Competition.
We released a beautiful new line of Pump clothing, including hoodies, long sleeve tops and tees.
Pump dancers surprised a visiting tour group at Te Papa with a Bruno Mars flashmob.
We announce our eco-friendly goal to be paperless this year.
Sassy and Kingdom crews qualified for the National SDNZ competition in April.
Pump dancers raised over $1000 for Youthline Wellington with their Battle It Out Showcase.
Onyx, Artemis, Flair and Violet won 1st Place in their divisions at UNITED Competition.
Esteem came 1st, Sassy 2nd and Artemis 3rd at NZ Schools Hip Hop Competition.
Pump teachers, students & friends of the studio collaborated to put on a choose-your-own-adventure style show, called The Grand Reopening of Ms Bordeaux's Antique Store.
A Very Welly Christmas was a chance for 150+ Pump dancers to perform flashmobs, stage shows and run workshops for the public.
Infinite Dance Crew was voted the Ultimate Winner of the Projektion competition in Wellington.
Sassy Dance Crew won 1st Place at the NZCAF Nationals in Dunedin.
Over 150 Pump dancers performed on the city streets as part of A Very Welly Christmas.
Platinum Dance Crew won 1st Place at UNITED Dance Competition in Porirua.
Pump students toured LA, took workshops and performed at Disneyland.
Infinite Dance Crew took out 3rd Place at the World of Dance Championship in Wellington.
Infinite represented New Zealand in the World Championships in Los Angeles, USA.
Sassy Dance Crew were awarded Overall Winner of NZCAF.
Pump tutors taught and performed with a 1400 person flashmob in Civic Square, Wellington.
Kingdom Crew were the winners of the Junior Section at NZCAF Regionals in Wellington.
Kingdom were awarded Most Innovative Choreography at NZCAF Nationals.
Pump got a puppy, named Beau.
Esteem Dance Crew took out 2nd Place at Battlegrounds Competition in Auckland.
Phoenix, Sassy and Esteem crews competed at SDNZ Nationals in Auckland.
Libby George, director, was awarded a Contribution to Street Dance award.
SDNZ Nationals judges awarded Most Promising Crew to Esteem.
Esteem, Sassy and Fearless won 1st, 2nd and 3rd at SDNZ Regionals in Wellington.
Over 140 Pump dancers of all ages, performed the Wellington Christmas Parade.
Pump took five teams of dancers to Nelson to compete in the Shakedown Competition.
We opened a new studio in Khandallah and our dance family grew!
Infinite Dance Crew won 1st Place at the Hip Hop Unite World Championship in Serbia.
For the third year in a row, Infinite were the adult winners of Hip Hop Unite Nationals in NZ.
Infinite Dance Crew won 3rd at the Hip Hop Unite World Championships in The Netherlands.