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Winter Drama Holiday Course

Believe it or not, it is time to start booking spaces for our popular holiday drama course run by Jo Rogers.Let’s escape into film and theatre and have some fun. This will be an exciting and challenging week. Viewing, interpreting, experiencing and improvising and plunging into fighting against emerging villains and creating our own on Read more

Professional Level Screen Acting For Young Teens News

During the April holidays young teens from NZ and Australia came to spend a week with Miranda Harcourt and some of NZ’s top acting professionals. Among them was the amazing Alexander Holloway who came down from Auckland’s Pop-Up Globe to work with our teens in stage combat.  An incredible week for this group of young Read more

Presenting and Public Speaking with Paulus Romijin

Do you want to improve the way you come across when speaking to an audience or in front of the camera?This course in Presenting and Public Speaking is suitable for teens and adults and will benefit anyone who has to speak to groups as part of their job or responsibilities at school.“Paulus has influenced my Read more

Holiday Magic Course

Are you looking for a bit of magic these coming holidays?Well look no further, as you will find it right here!Come and spend 3 days learning all about the secrets behind magic and illusions.Students will learn a foundational knowledge of magic, some key tricks and an understanding of simple magic principals.This course is designed for Read more


Congratulations to Miranda Harcourt for the incredible work she did as Acting Coach on the film Lion which is up for 6 Academy Awards!Go and see this movie, it’s an amazing true story starring Dev Patel, Nicole Kidman, Rooney Mara and introducing 5 year old Sunny Pawar.Read here the review of this amazing movie

Hurry spots still available

Rata Studios  drama and acting classes have started strongly with many classes full or with limited spaces available. Next week our Creative Technology classes kick off. There are still a couple of spots left in these classes so be quick if you want to work with Jess Weichler.Please click here for further information on our Read more

Film/drama holiday workshop

A film/drama holiday workshop with a twist..Yes it’s Christmas and no school so let’s escape into a feature film and have some fun. This will be an exciting and challenging three days. Viewing, interpreting, experiencing and improvising various aspects of film and…….. some cool surprises for you including a WETA WORKSHOP Experience!! Enrol now as spaces Read more

Adults Theatre Sports Classes

Adults Theatresports Classes Have Arrived!!!!Come and join us for a laugh, meet new people and have some fun!Theatresports and Improv is a series of fast-paced, action-packed, competitive games, which combine wit, humour and performance skills.Susan Fogarty is the best and you are guaranteed to have a blast!Enrol here!

Electronic Music Production with Ed Zuccollo

Ed is a sought after musician who has been collaborating and touring with  Wellington band Trinity Roots over the past 18 month.He will be here to run a 6 week course in Term 4!Suitable for adults and teens 14 years and over.We will be learning to use synthesizers, how to create sample sets and how Read more

Spring Theatre Performance Block Course

It’s Spring holiday time and Rata Studios has a great drama course for girls and boys in Years 5-8 at school (9-12 year olds).If your child loves acting then this is for them: Do they love the lime light? Do they love telling stories and creating characters? This holiday course allows and challenges students to 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