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Shoot for the Moon

Rata Studios has designed this holiday course especially for those who are keen to learn about filmmaking and have the time in early Dec to do so.Explore the basics of filmmaking, green screen, animation and acting for the screen.  We will be creating short films based on the theme of ‘Pursuing your Dream’. Come and Read more

Fun with Filmmaking Course

Explore the basics of filmmaking, animation, and green screen in this exciting new course for 9-12 year olds.Starts on Monday 15th Oct. Don’t miss out.Find out more here.

The Virtual Reality Experience.

Learn how the technology behind your favourite computer games and animated movies works, and have the opportunity to build, decorate, and experience your own space in virtual reality (VR)  Rata Studios is proud to be supporting this exciting event. Find out more here:

Rata Studios drama classes are back in full swing.

Rata Studios drama classes are back in full swing. With over 200 acting students attending courses here each week, there is never a dull moment!This wonderful group of teens are such a joy to work with and make getting up to work on Saturday mornings worthwhile!

Creative Technology courses in Term 3

Check out these Creative Technology courses for ages 8-12 years at Rata Studios in Term 3. Enrolments are still open!Clay AnimationExplore a wide variety of techniques and styles as you create your own clay animation.  Students will watch and discuss clay animations, then work together in teams to create their own. Students will finish off Read more

Game Design Level Up – Enrolment

July holidays at Rata Studios

This July holidays Rata Studios has 3 great courses for kids and teens aged 9 and over. A week of Film and Musical Theatre, 3 days of Making Miniatures and 1 day Wands Workshop.Plus a Chamber and Orchestra weekend for adults!For more information click here

Rata Studios Twilight Jazz

Thank you to everyone who joined us for this event. We hope you enjoyed the evening as much as we did!Join Rata Studios School of Music Tutors and professional Jazz Musicians Makura Tomoana, Josh Simon, Dexter Stanley-Tauvao and Ruth Armishaw at this FREE evening of Jazz as part of the Wellington Jazz Festival.Thursday 7 JuneThe Read more

Rata Studios Creative Technology courses Term 2:

Jess Weichler has put together 2 fantastic courses for girls and boys aged 8-12 years.On Tuesdays her Girl Powered Programming course explores the work of some amazing female coders. This course is for boys as well as girls! Details found here:AND, for those keen on animation… On Thursdays Jess is offering Lego Animation.Details found here:Class Read more

Winter Chamber Music and Orchestra weekend

This advance notice is any adult musicians who are looking for an opportunity to spend a weekend playing orchestral and Chamber music with others in July.This quote from a past participant sums it all up!“Well prepared, well organised, social, supportive and fun.  Don’t just think about it – GO!” Lynne, Violinist, WELLSO Summer school 2017For Read more

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Rata Studios
Based at Scots College
1 Monorgan Road
Strathmore
Wellington 6022
Rata Studios
Based at Scots College
PO Box 15064
Miramar
Wellington 6243