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Welcome to Rata Studios

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Established in January 2013, Rata 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.

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

ABOUT US

 

latest News

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 audienc...19 March 2019

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 &n...07 March 2019

Rata Studios drama classes are back in full swing. With over 200 acting students attending courses here each week, there is never a dull moment!Calling all 9- 10 year olds who love a bit of Drama! Rata Studios want YOU!C...02 February 2019

Rata Studios has designed this holiday course especially for those who are keen to learn about filmmaking and have the time in early Dec to do so.Explore the basics of filmmaking, green screen, animation and acting for t...20 November 2018

Explore the basics of filmmaking, animation, and green screen in this exciting new course for 9-12 year olds.Starts on Monday 15th Oct. Don’t miss out.Find out more here....09 October 2018

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Stage presence workshops with Jenny B

Are you someone who performs on stage in any of these situations?

Lead singer or instrumentalist in a band - Solo musician - Stage actor -  School or sports leader who delivers speeches – business person who is required to address audiences – stand-up comedians?

If you ever fear failure, or lack in self-confidence, and/or get nervous about performing in front of people, then this course will help you work through those issues making you a better performer all round.

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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.

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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 RATA 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.

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Our Location

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