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Welcome to Rātā Studios

Established in January 2013, Rātā Studios prides itself on offering specialised professional courses to children and adults in focused areas of drama, music, visual art and creative technologies.

Taught by industry professionals, using state of the art equipment, in world class facilities, and with strong relationships with the industry, we provide inspiring opportunities for our people to access and make a life in the creative and performing arts.

Rātā Studios operates out of the incredible Scots College Creative and Performing Arts Centre.



Latest News

We want to take this opportunity to give our heartfelt thanks to Jackie James for her incredible mahi over the last 11 years in creating Rātā Studios.The many lives that have been enriched, the creative careers kick-st...27 March 2024

This Sunday, 2nd April,  there is a chance for anyone 18 and over to attend a fantastic gig at the San Fran. Nikita Tu-Bryant was one of the original Rātā tutors when we started 10 years ago and she has put togeth...30 March 2023

There is still space in the two Rātā Summer Acting courses on offer in January.If you love Musical Theatre then join us for a fun week from the 16th-20th Jan. Suitable for 11-18 year olds.Only a few spaces left for old...08 December 2022

In January 2023 we are offering two courses for teens and young adults interested in acting!  Week 1 is all about Musical Theatre and Week 2 we venture into the world of Performance Capture.Check out the details rig...22 November 2022

What will WELLSO Summer 2023 be about?Baroque to Romantic: Different styles for different eras.Covering music from the Baroque Period to the Romantic Period we will be exploring, with experienced professionals, how they ...09 November 2022

WELLSO (Wellington Late Starters Orchestra)

Started learning an instrument later in life or just coming back and feel like you are starting again? Here is an amazing new opportunity for you to hone your skills alongside others in the same boat.

Designed to be a fun, enjoyable experience tailored as much as possible to your level this programme is perfect for all those late teens to adults (any age) wanting to get out of their rooms and play music with others.


Miranda Harcourt’s Professional Teen Acting

We are  thrilled at the success of the family of teen actors we have created over the short history of Rātā Studios. We have had our students cast in TV shows, films, and on the professional stage. Find out how to get involved in this course which is seen as a kick start to many young actors careers.


Our Location

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