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World Premiere Screenings of three 2020 Toi Whakaari-produced films

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Marketing

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November 3, 2020

Toi Film is Toi Whakaari: NZ Drama School’s annual world-premiere screening of short films created by graduating students in collaboration with some of Aotearoa’s top industry professionals.

Toi Whakaari Students Manifest A Cabinet Of Curiosities

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Marketing

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October 21, 2020

Fourteen of Aotearoa’s newest makers and designers manifest a series of works across their diverse practice for your viewing pleasure.

First-Year Toi Whakaari Acting Students Go Solo

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Marketing

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October 19, 2020

The first year actors at Toi Whakaari create their own original solo works, with total freedom over form, content and style. This explosion of live performance sees 21 exciting new artists take the stage on their own terms bringing their voices to audiences without apology.

Destruction triumphs in Toi Whakaari end of year show

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Marketing

time

October 6, 2020

Playing the system means playing the game, in this world where the fresh and beautiful are hot commodities.

Toi Whakaari Students Co-Create Musical Harmonic Tree

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Marketing

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September 28, 2020

Toi Whakaari: NZ Drama School Set & Props students have helped create a new musical artwork that will be installed and played by live musicians at the Wellington Botanical Gardens, 29 September to 11 October.

Top industry experts join forces with Toi Whakaari for workshop series

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Marketing

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September 22, 2020

Some of Aotearoa’s top industry experts will be bringing their skills to a series of summer workshops at Toi Whakaari: NZ Drama School.

Costume Showcase 2020 brings magic to Wellington

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Marketing

time

August 19, 2020

Join us for a sensational celebration of costumes,characters and creativity.

A message from Director, Tanea Heke regarding COVID-19

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Tanea Heke

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August 12, 2020

Level 2 means Toi Whakaari remains open and we continue with our increased level of safety and hygiene measures. As per the Government Alert Level 2 we now reintroduce social distancing and limited numbers at gatherings, hand hygiene, staying home when sick and tracking movements.

Toi Whakaari Graduate, Ana Scotney Wins Scholarship

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Toi Whakaari

time

June 18, 2020

Five female comedy creators, including our very own Ana Scotney have been announced as this year’s New Zealand Film Commission 2020 Gender Scholarship recipients.

Kristin Linklater passes away

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Toi Whakaari

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June 8, 2020

Early on the morning of June 5, 2020 Kristin Linklater, my teacher, friend, mentor and tormentor, died.

Be Street Smart - or You'll go up in Flames

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The Big Idea

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June 2, 2020

Our incredible Director, Tanea Heke was featured in The Big Idea this week. She shares her wisdom of the performing arts industry and how she has managed to forge an amazing, and varied career in what is a tough industry.

We’re back – Toi Whakaari returns to Te Whaea

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Tanea Heke, Toi Whakaari

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May 26, 2020

Staff and students have been working at home since Aotearoa went into lockdown during the COVID 19 pandemic. Now we’re at Level 2, the time has come to return to Te Whaea....

FWD 2020 - Metamorphosis

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Toi Whakaari

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April 14, 2020

The next generation of curious disruptors; Toi Whakaari’s 2020 cohort will be exploring ‘the new live’ in the time of the 6ft radius.

A Message From Tumuaki, Tanea Heke Regarding Covid-19

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Toi Whakaari

time

April 8, 2020

You’ll be pleased to know that our tutors have remained in contact with students throughout the break.

Covid-19 Update

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Toi Whakaari

time

March 23, 2020

In light of the Government’s announcement today, Toi Whakaari is extending the Easter break to 4 weeks and bringing it forward to start from tomorrow (24 March).

Covid-19 Update

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Craig Atkins, Toi Whakaari

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March 13, 2020

Toi Whakaari: NZ Drama School is closely monitoring the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and how it might impact on our students and staff.

Policies

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Toi Whakaari

time

December 13, 2019

E ngā korokoro tūī, e ngā kākā tarahae, tēnā koutou katoa.He pānui tēnēi. The following HR policies for Toi Whakaari have been posted on our website...

Iysff 2019- National Finals

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Toi Whakaari

time

November 20, 2019

Toi Whakaari once again proudly sponsored the “Best Production Design” Category award for International Youth Silent Film Festival New Zealand National Awards that were held on Friday 8th November in Tauranga.

Show Me Shorts Awards

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Toi Whakaari

time

October 8, 2019

Show Me Shorts is Aotearoa New Zealand’s leading international short film festival.

Resene Paint Sponsorship

Author

Toi Whakaari

time

August 8, 2019

As part of the diverse work created at Toi Whakaari, students in the Set & Props programme are extremely busy creating everything from large scale theatre sets to intricate film props.

A Personal And Professional Memory Of Raymond Boyce

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Robyn Payne

time

August 8, 2019

There are many books, interviews, oral histories and scholarly articles about Raymond Boyce. Mile on mile of details and facts end to end.

Toi Whakaari Director Announced

Author

Toi Whakaari

time

July 7, 2019

The Toi Whakaari Board has just announced that acclaimed actor and arts manager Tanea Heke (Ngā Puhi) will be Director of Toi Whakaari: NZ Drama School.‍

A message from Director, Tanea Heke regarding COVID-19

Author

Tanea Heke

time

August 12, 2020

Level 2 means Toi Whakaari remains open and we continue with our increased level of safety and hygiene measures. As per the Government Alert Level 2 we now reintroduce social distancing and limited numbers at gatherings, hand hygiene, staying home when sick and tracking movements.

Toi Whakaari Graduate, Ana Scotney Wins Scholarship

Author

Toi Whakaari

time

June 18, 2020

Five female comedy creators, including our very own Ana Scotney have been announced as this year’s New Zealand Film Commission 2020 Gender Scholarship recipients.

Kristin Linklater passes away

Author

Toi Whakaari

time

June 8, 2020

Early on the morning of June 5, 2020 Kristin Linklater, my teacher, friend, mentor and tormentor, died.

Be Street Smart - or You'll go up in Flames

Author

The Big Idea

time

June 2, 2020

Our incredible Director, Tanea Heke was featured in The Big Idea this week. She shares her wisdom of the performing arts industry and how she has managed to forge an amazing, and varied career in what is a tough industry.

We’re back – Toi Whakaari returns to Te Whaea

Author

Tanea Heke, Toi Whakaari

time

May 26, 2020

Staff and students have been working at home since Aotearoa went into lockdown during the COVID 19 pandemic. Now we’re at Level 2, the time has come to return to Te Whaea....

A Message From Tumuaki, Tanea Heke Regarding Covid-19

Author

Toi Whakaari

time

April 8, 2020

You’ll be pleased to know that our tutors have remained in contact with students throughout the break.

Covid-19 Update

Author

Toi Whakaari

time

March 23, 2020

In light of the Government’s announcement today, Toi Whakaari is extending the Easter break to 4 weeks and bringing it forward to start from tomorrow (24 March).

Covid-19 Update

Author

Craig Atkins, Toi Whakaari

time

March 13, 2020

Toi Whakaari: NZ Drama School is closely monitoring the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and how it might impact on our students and staff.

Policies

Author

Toi Whakaari

time

December 13, 2019

E ngā korokoro tūī, e ngā kākā tarahae, tēnā koutou katoa.He pānui tēnēi. The following HR policies for Toi Whakaari have been posted on our website...

Iysff 2019- National Finals

Author

Toi Whakaari

time

November 20, 2019

Toi Whakaari once again proudly sponsored the “Best Production Design” Category award for International Youth Silent Film Festival New Zealand National Awards that were held on Friday 8th November in Tauranga.

A Personal And Professional Memory Of Raymond Boyce

Author

Robyn Payne

time

August 8, 2019

There are many books, interviews, oral histories and scholarly articles about Raymond Boyce. Mile on mile of details and facts end to end.

Toi Whakaari Director Announced

Author

Toi Whakaari

time

July 7, 2019

The Toi Whakaari Board has just announced that acclaimed actor and arts manager Tanea Heke (Ngā Puhi) will be Director of Toi Whakaari: NZ Drama School.‍

Top industry experts join forces with Toi Whakaari for workshop series

Author

Marketing

time

September 22, 2020

Some of Aotearoa’s top industry experts will be bringing their skills to a series of summer workshops at Toi Whakaari: NZ Drama School.

Show Me Shorts Awards

Author

Toi Whakaari

time

October 8, 2019

Show Me Shorts is Aotearoa New Zealand’s leading international short film festival.

World Premiere Screenings of three 2020 Toi Whakaari-produced films

Author

Marketing

time

November 3, 2020

Toi Film is Toi Whakaari: NZ Drama School’s annual world-premiere screening of short films created by graduating students in collaboration with some of Aotearoa’s top industry professionals.

Toi Whakaari Students Manifest A Cabinet Of Curiosities

Author

Marketing

time

October 21, 2020

Fourteen of Aotearoa’s newest makers and designers manifest a series of works across their diverse practice for your viewing pleasure.

First-Year Toi Whakaari Acting Students Go Solo

Author

Marketing

time

October 19, 2020

The first year actors at Toi Whakaari create their own original solo works, with total freedom over form, content and style. This explosion of live performance sees 21 exciting new artists take the stage on their own terms bringing their voices to audiences without apology.

Destruction triumphs in Toi Whakaari end of year show

Author

Marketing

time

October 6, 2020

Playing the system means playing the game, in this world where the fresh and beautiful are hot commodities.

Toi Whakaari Students Co-Create Musical Harmonic Tree

Author

Marketing

time

September 28, 2020

Toi Whakaari: NZ Drama School Set & Props students have helped create a new musical artwork that will be installed and played by live musicians at the Wellington Botanical Gardens, 29 September to 11 October.

Costume Showcase 2020 brings magic to Wellington

Author

Marketing

time

August 19, 2020

Join us for a sensational celebration of costumes,characters and creativity.

FWD 2020 - Metamorphosis

Author

Toi Whakaari

time

April 14, 2020

The next generation of curious disruptors; Toi Whakaari’s 2020 cohort will be exploring ‘the new live’ in the time of the 6ft radius.

Resene Paint Sponsorship

Author

Toi Whakaari

time

August 8, 2019

As part of the diverse work created at Toi Whakaari, students in the Set & Props programme are extremely busy creating everything from large scale theatre sets to intricate film props.