New Zealand Diploma in Performing Arts - Musical Theatre

New Zealand Diploma in Performing Arts - Musical Theatre

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.

What you will learn

Areas covered on this programme include:

  • Singing – solo and chorus
  • Acting
  • Jazz, tap and ballet
  • Performance
  • Body conditioning
  • Audition technique
  • Musical theatre history  

On successful completion of year two of the Diploma in Performing Arts - Musical Theatre, students may apply to pathway into year three of the Bachelor of Creativity (Performing Arts) and create a body of work in their discipline.

More detail about this qualification

Entry requirements

NCEA Level 2 or equivalent plus evidence of skills/ability/aptitude based on interview and audition.

Please contact Christine for more details.  

Offering institute

This qualification is offered by Whitireia. 

On 1 September 2022, the operations of Whitireia transferred to the Whitireia and WelTec business division of Te Pūkenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology (Te Pūkenga).   As part of this, all existing Whitireia programmes transferred to Te Pūkenga.

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