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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


Who doesn’t know the iconic dance hit from the 90’s  THE RHYTHM OF THE NIGHT, by Corona!JENNY B is the voice of Corona and she teaches Stage Presence here at Rata Studios.Now you can hear her live at this awesome event called SYNTHONY!Synthony is a unique collaboration between the orchestra, DJ’s and vocalists performing the biggest Read more

Celebrating successful Rata Studios and Industry connections.

Heaps of Rata actors get cast in some pretty cool projects. This is one was particularly special.Thanks to the awesome creatives at WRESTLER some of our younger students got to be in the Department of Conservation’s beautiful video launching their National Biodiversity Strategy.Enjoy. 

Rata Studios Term 3 courses.

Rata Studios has already started for Term 3 but it’s not too late if you haven’t quite got around to enrolling yet. Term 3 Drama courses started on Tuesday 23rd July and Music courses from Saturday 27th July.Check website for details and please remember to enrol on line.ALL Drama courses must go through the new ENROLMY Read more

Want to learn a musical instrument?

Rata Studios School of Music has some of the best musicians in Wellington, teaching here. If you’ve always wanted to learn a musical instrument, it’s never too late to start!Get in touch and see what’s available.For more information on music courses available please click here.

Stage Presence workshops with Jenny B!

Rata Studios has an amazing new opportunity for musicians, actors, leaders, and other stage performers to work with international performing artist Jenny B! Jenny has many years of experience performing for large audiences around the world and has decided to move to NZ to share her knowledge and expertise in the art of Stage Presence. Read more

Screen Acting Intensive for Young Teens – Only 4 space left!

Only 4 space left in this opportunity to spend a week with some of the best tutors in the film and acting industry. Only held once a year our Screen Acting Intensive for Young Teens attracts young actors from all over  NZ. It’s not too late to join us.Read more here

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Rata Studios
Based at Scots College
PO Box 15064
Wellington 6243