Stand out from the crowd and let your style shine with the final year of this programme. Build on the knowledge and skills you have acquired to create an original body of work for your industry-ready portfolio. Learn from industry professionals who will teach you the skills to be work-ready.
Turn your passion into a career and get prepared for the industry. Develop your skills in jazz, ballet, tap, hip hop, commercial dance, lyrical, contemporary and ballroom dance. Train in our purpose-built studios and perform in live productions. Learn to market yourself, develop a professional dance portfolio, make a showreel and develop industry-standard audition techniques for global companies.
Get centre stage and in front of the camera, and get the tools to tell your own stories for stage and screen. Train and perform in professional theatres and see your work on the big screen at our cinema. Learn from industry professionals.
Stand out from the crowd and turn your passion into a qualification. Sing, act, dance. Be a ’triple threat’ as a versatile performer. Every year you’ll perform in a major show and work with musical directors and choreographers who are in demand. Build your portfolio and get ready for the career you always dreamed of.
Learn Māori, Samoa, Cook Islands and New Zealand contemporary dance. Through this fusion develop the future of dance in Aotearoa. Build strengths in technique, performance and choreography. Ākonga have the opportunity to work with well-known artists while performing in a range of productions and events.
Begin to specialise in Māori and Pacific performing arts or Music. Learn beginner skills in individual and ensemble performance. Become immersed in cultural frameworks that inform and inspire creative flair.
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Use the knowledge and skills you already have to fast-track your qualification with minimum cost. Workplace-learning, volunteering, professional development, other provider qualifications and online courses or units can be recognised as prior learning and put towards your future diploma or degree.
Learn all the tools and techniques for telling your own stories your own way. Bachelor of Creativity (Performing Arts - Drama) third-year actors create and perform original theatre work.
Be involved with two live theatre shows each year performed in our on-site professional theatre venues. NZ Diploma of Drama second-year actors take their curtain call after a public season of 'The Collective' by Jean Betts.
NZ Diploma of Drama second-year actors in rehearsals for a play in our theatre, Tapere Nui, as part of their performance course.
Drama students from all years join for a 'raranga' session, where they discuss and show performance work in progress.
Bachelor of Creativity (Performing Arts - Drama) third-year actors create and perform original theatre work.
NZ Diploma of Drama second-year actors collaborate with third-year Bachelor of Creativity (Performing Arts - Drama) actors to create an original short theatre show.
NZ Diploma of Drama second-year actors in a character photoshoot for their Acting for Stage and Performance courses.
NZ Diploma of Drama first year ākonga learn about theatre lighting with professional venue staff.
NZ Diploma of Drama ākonga learn all the crew and production skills needed to put on a show.
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