InterACT for 11-12 year olds

Thursdays 4.40-6.00pm with Emma is FULL
Tuesdays 5.40-7.00pm with Emma is FULL
Thursdays 5.40 with Jo is FULL
Tuesday 7.10 with Jo  has 5 spaces left

Attention all girl and boy actors aged 11-12 years  ie in Years 7-8 at school (Intermediate)!

If you love acting then this is the course for you: Do you love the lime light? Do you love telling stories? Do you love creating characters? This acting course will lead students through imaginative role playing into character and scene development. Good actors understand humanity. Drama encourages empathy with and understanding of others and the confidence needed to assume a role or character.

Timetable and Enrolment

Timing Term 2 2019
Schedule 1 on Tuesdays with Jo or Emma and Tess:  (1 hour 20 min classes)
Start: 30th April
Finish: 2nd July
Tuesdays, 5.40pm-7.00pm with Emma and Tess 
Tuesdays, 7.10pm-8.30pm with Jo. (spaces avail)

Schedule 2 on Thursdays with Jo or Emma (1 hour 20 min classes)
Start: 2nd May
Finish: 4th July
Thursdays, 4.40pm- 6.00pm with Emma and Tess  
Thursdays, 5.40-7.00pm with Jo (FULL)

Scots College Creative and Performing Arts Centre Drama Rooms
 Jo Rogers or Emma Draper

Target Market
Girls and Boys aged 11-12 years old (ie in Years 7-8 at school)
(incl GST)
$180 per term

About Emma Draper


Emma Draper

Emma Draper (Nga Wairiki, Ngati Apa) grew up in Sydney and is a Toi Whakaari:New Zealand Drama School Graduate. 

Since graduating,  Emma has worked on a range of professional theatre, television, radio and film projects including the TVNZ series Girl vs Boy in a core cast role from 2012-2014. Currently working at The Casting Company, Emma recently worked as a casting assistant on the Legendary Pictures feature film Krampus. 

Emma has enjoyed working as a drama Tutor for Wellington College for the past 4 years and has taught school holiday drama courses for young children in the USA as well as adult acting courses for Whitireia.


About Jo Rogers

Jo Rogers has vast experience in using various mediums such as screen and theatre to encourage and develop an understanding of real world issues.

Jo has worked as a project director and artistic manager on various events as well as tutoring and lecturing in Tertiary Education.

She has been involved in short films, television, theatre and musical productions bringing a wealth of knowledge and experience to her classes. Recently her work has included directing the stage show of Disney’s The Lion King involving 420 primary and intermediate school students. Prior to that she directed Disney’s Jungle Book in which both were very successful. Jo Rogers is a trained teacher and has studied environmental and human science at university; she attended the Performing Arts School in Auckland in the early 90s.

Whether you want to be a movie star, change the world, develop confidence or just have fun, the opportunity of being involved in challenging theatre and screen workshops, exploring various acting techniques, performance skills and improvisation, will encourage and stimulate your intellect and creativity.

Our Location

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