Workshops for Prospective Students, Teachers and Industry


Toi Whakaari: NZ Drama School has an Open Programme that provides professional industry level and community level workshops in various aspects of the performing arts.

All workshops are held at Toi Whakaari: NZ Drama School, Te Whaea: National Dance & Drama Centre, 11 Hutchison Road, Newtown, Wellington (Unless otherwise stated).

Tours for Groups and Individuals

We are always happy to welcome groups or individuals to our place of work. For more information or to download a booking form please click here

Workshops for Prospective Students

We run low-cost, heavily practical short workshops every year during the secondary school term breaks for prospective students interested in the performing arts. Below are our most recent successes.

Easter holiday workshops

Auditioning for Actors

Practical Introduction to Lighting and Sound Design

Open Week 2014

An opportunity for students who are intending to apply to study at Toi Whakaari in 2015 to come in and experience life at the school and figure out if this is the right learning environment for them.

More details HERE

Teachers’ Workshops 2015

Happening January 20th – 23rd!

For more information about Teachers’ Workshops please click HERE

Summer Intensive

Toi Whakaari: NZ Drama School’s Summer Intensive offers an immersive week-long professional educational experience, combining fun, experiential, interactive workshops with direct, practical learning. You will be taught by experienced industry professionals and surrounded by other passionate collaborators.

The Summer Intensive is now FULL! If you would like to go on a waiting list please email with your details.

For more details about the Summer Intensive click HERE

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