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All-comers Jazz Band

We are very excited to be offering the opportunity for adults to join our all comers  Jazz Band!Click on the image and read all about it

New Zealand Symphony Orchestra

Celebrating the amazing New Zealand Symphony Orchestra and how lucky we are to have it based in Wellington. We are also lucky enough to have some of the orchestra’s professional musicians come and work with WELLSO as guest experts.  Pictured on this link is Laurence Reece, Principal Timpani for the NZSO who has inspired our Read more

Calling All Adult Singers!

Our Singcognito choir is a fun time for those who love to sing in a stress free and supportive environment. In fact singing is known to have heaps of health benefits so that’s a good enough reason in itself!Click here for more details

Welcome to 2020

Welcome to 2020

Rata Holiday Courses

Draw Like an Artist or Write Like an Author.Rata Studios is proud to be hosting 2 fantastic opportunities for budding illustrators and authors, just before school starts again in January 2020.Draw Like an Artist is a course for 8-12 year old students that shows them how to draw pictures the way the professionals do…. with Read more

Dec Holiday Fun

Dec Holiday Fun.Come and help us make a Music Video!Be prepared to act in a Music Video and also explore ensemble storytelling, improvisation and singing where we will be developing original pieces of theatre that draw upon your ideas of Summer.Dec 16-20th.Girls and boys in Years 7-10 at school.Find out more and enrol here:


Virtual Reality workshop – Victoria University

As part of Miramar Creative’s Creative Futures event, Rata is supporting a student pipe line Virtual Reality workshop lead by Victoria University of Wellington Design School lecturers on Saturday 26th Oct (Labour Weekend).This will be a wonderful opportunity for any student who might be considering a future in the creative industry.All the details are found here:

Holiday Drama at Rata

We are offering 2 drama courses this October Holidays. Week 1 is FULL but there is still space in our Week 2 Devised Theatre course. Suitable for 10-15 year olds.Here are the details

April 2020 bookings will be open NOW

In April this year, 30 young teens from all over NZ came and spend a week with us learning all about acting from some of our top acting professionals. This mini documentary shows the marvellous time we all spent together.April 2020 bookings are open NOW.  Apply here.<span class=”mce_SELRES_start” style=”width: 0px; line-height: 0; overflow: hidden; display: Read more

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