UPPER NORTH ISLAND 

Auckland Performing Arts Academy 

https://apaa.nz/

At APAA, we offer musical theatre training to students from 7-21 years. Our goal is to unlock the potential in our students through weekly training sessions in singing, dancing and acting, culminating in a fully produced show at the end of each semester. As well as developing their triple-threat skills, musical theatre training benefits students by increasing their confidence, empathy, compassion, problem solving skills and perseverance. Plus, students studying performing arts have a higher rate of academic achievement, therefore, musical theatre training aids their all-round development.


Children's Musical Theatre Studio

http://www.cmtsnz.com/

Our mission is to educate young children in theatre craft in a fun and engaging way. We are an experienced company with quality directors. We pride ourselves on being well organised with high levels of expectation on ourselves and the children who take part. We provide a quality experience and a very fine end result while having fun.

 

Encore Theatre Collective

https://www.encoretheatre.co/

Encore aims to produce work that challenges performers to grow, creating quality theatre experiences and performance opportunities for young emerging and aspiring theatre artists.

 

Glass Ceiling Arts Collective

https://www.glassceilingartscollective.com/

Glass Ceiling Arts Collective is an Arts charity; it’s a community who believe that young people with disabilities should not be defined by their disability but, rather, they should be afforded the opportunity to enjoy the performing arts alongside their non disabled peers. The benefits for the young person with a disability are untold. Similarly, the benefits for young people without disabilities, and indeed the whole of society, are untold too.

Jayes Dance Studio

https://www.jayesdance.co.nz/

Jayes Dance Studio offers a range of dance classes from our East Auckland dance studios from age 2 to adult. 
 

Majors 'n' Minors Music Studio

https://majorsnminors.com/

We offer tuition in singing, musical theatre, piano, violin, cello, flute, clarinet, saxophone, recorder and music theory.
 

Northern School of Performing Arts

https://northernschoolofperformingarts.co.nz/

Northern School of Performing Arts is the one-stop performing arts destination for your child. Our purpose-built studios are each fitted with three spacious studios, a reception and music room. We have two convenient North Auckland locations one on the Hibiscus Coast and the other in the heart of Takapuna. Both locations accommodate dance, drama and music classes for students aged 3 years to adult. 
 

Stage Antics 

https://www.stageantics.nz/

From small beginnings in Auckland in 2017, stageantics has developed quickly over the past five years and being part of the StageAntics whanau is a ‘hot ticket’ with weekly lessons, monthly workshops, holiday programmes and heaps of other performing opportunities across Tamaki Makaurau and the country.

 

CENTRAL NORTH ISLAND

 

ACG Tauranga

https://www.tauranga.acgedu.com/

ACG Tauranga offers exciting educational pathways for Bay of Plenty families seeking the best for their children. Academically focused and values driven, we empower students to fulfil their potential, both in the classroom and beyond.
 

Act2 Visual & Performing Arts

https://act2taupo.co.nz/contact/

Welcome to ACT2 where our imagination takes us to a world of Theatre! Teaching stage craft, improvisation, music, dance, circus skills and all things theatre. SCHOOL PACKAGES include productions, competitions, enquiries and music & movement sessions.

 

John Paul College

https://jpc.school.nz/

Te Kura o Hoani Pāora – John Paul College was founded in 1987 with the amalgamation of Edmund Rice College and MacKillop College. The current acting principal is Maree Stewart.

Our former principal Patrick Walsh led the College to become the top performing Catholic secondary school in New Zealand. John Paul College educates and shapes the lives of young people from Year 7 to Year 13 in the beautiful tourist city of Rotorua.

Lakes Performing Arts

https://www.lakesperformingartscentre.co.nz/

Whether it’s dance, drama, music or vocal, the centre’s talented team have inspired their students to have the confidence to perform at the best of their abilities, regardless if it’s in the comfort of their own homes, or on stage. The centre offers a comprehensive range of affordable classes for the whole whānau to enjoy – from preschoolers to seniors.

 

Music & Performing Arts - WINTEC

https://www.wintec.ac.nz/study-at-wintec/courses/music

Studying music and performing arts at Wintec is ideal for those who want to find their own musical voice and actively engage and learn in a flexible, authentic and creative environment.

Pathways are available in theatre, audio production, composition, and performance. With this opportunity to specialise, students develop industry-ready skills, and become equipped to bring their ideas to life.

Southwell School

https://www.southwell.school.nz/

Southwell is a dynamic, inspiring and nurturing coeducational, day and boarding Year 1 to 8 school that is set in the heart of Hamilton City on a magnificent campus.

Southwell offers an educational experience designed to inspire individual achievement, strong personal values and confidence for life.


Stage Door Performing Arts Academy

https://www.stagedoor.co.nz/

At Stage Door Performing Arts Academy we wholeheartedly believe in the benefits of performing arts education and experiences for preschoolers, children, rangatahi and adults!

St Paul's Collegiate

https://www.stpauls.school.nz/

In a school with 790 students, boys are welcomed from years 9-13 and girls from years 11-13, as day or boarding students. The senior years at St Paul’s offer co-ed learning while the junior school, years 9-10, remains a boys’ only school. 
 

St Peters Cambridge 

https://www.stpeters.school.nz/

Quality education based on Anglican Christian values. As a day and boarding school we welcome students from all over the world. 
A school where each child can experience car and kindness while reaching their full potential across academia, performing arts service, sports and culture. 

 

 

LOWER NORTH ISLAND


Arts A Go Go 

https://www.artsagogo.co.nz/

Arts a Go Go! is an award-winning performing arts school that started in Upper Hutt, New Zealand, almost 14 years ago. Arts a Go Go! offers exciting classes in Dance, Drama, Singing, Music, Irish Dancing, Musical Theatre and Creative Writing for babies to 19 year olds, including our very popular 2 hour dance, drama, singing combo classes! Children develop confidence, communication skills, co-ordination, friendship, positivity and more....all the while having their individual talents nurtured by fantastic professional  teachers. Arts a Go Go! is packed with performing arts fun!

Chilton Saint James School

https://chilton.school.nz/

As a long-standing provider of private education in New Zealand, we pride ourselves on utilising the best available resources and knowledge to deliver a top quality education to our students.

Musical Stars

http://musicalstars.co.nz/

The Musical Stars experience not only ignites a passion for Performing Arts but also gives children an opportunity to be challenged and to succeed. It encourages the formation of many important life skills and supports the NZ School Arts Curriculum.

Palmerston North Boys High School

Established in 1902, PNBHS is a traditional state boys’ school where it is important that the traditions and achievements of the past are built on to provide guidance and direction for our future generations.

The School motto ‘Nihil Boni Sine Labore’, ‘Nothing Achieved Without Hard Work’ forms the basis of our School ethos, and pride and respect are the cornerstones of School life.

https://www.pnbhs.school.nz/

Palmerston North Intermediate School

https://pnins.school.nz/

At Palmerston North Intermediate Normal School (PNINS), we place great importance on our past, our present and our future. We believe that our crest and motto honour where we have come from, celebrate where we are now, and welcome where we are headed.

Our school motto is ‘Haere Ake Ra’, meaning; ‘Always Upwards’. This motto was suggested by historian James Cowan in 1940, and is worn by our school with pride.

 

SOUTH ISLAND

Dunstan High School

https://www.dunstan.school.nz/

An education at Dunstan focuses on ensuring academic success for every student based on their potential, their aspirations and our high expectations for all at Dunstan High School. However, while it is academic qualifications that open doors to future success, it is strength of character, a sense of values and a love of learning that ensure our students are indeed, the best they can be.


Mid Canterbury Children's Theatre

https://www.malthouse.co.nz/

Canterbury Children’s Theatre has been an integral part of Christchurch history for decades and both the society and the building hold a special significance in the heart of the city.


NASDA

https://www.ara.ac.nz/study-interest-areas/music-theatre-nasda/

Captivate audiences throughout the world and make the best use of your talents in musicals, plays, concerts, TV and film productions. You could find yourself performing, presenting, entertaining at events, directing or producing performances, working behind the scenes, or in education.

Wakatipu High School

https://www.wakatipu.school.nz/

Wakatipu High School’s vision is to ‘deliver Aotearoa New Zealand’s best all-round education’. This aspirational vision challenges us to strive to deliver the very best possible opportunities and outcomes for all of our students each and every day.

Our ‘Ākonga Profile’ outlines what we want for our students in their time at WHS, and encapsulates the all-round nature of our vision.