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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.



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Young actors and passionate writers! We are thrilled to be introducing this new course with Artistic Director and Playwright Cassandra Tse.This is a fantastic course for teens and young adults interested in writing their...23 June 2022

For the first time this year Jo is running a week long drama course in the second week of the July holidays.This is for students in Years 7-12 at school (11-17 year olds) who love acting and creating and working with oth...08 June 2022

Course OutlineYoung Actors: Reflecting their world through their craftBy working with contemporary stories that enlighten and entertain, young actors and creatives will adapt, devise, create, improvise, short-theatre-bit...30 May 2022

About this course:This is a beginners’ course designed for teenage and young adult playwrights. Eachclass will contain a mixture of writing theory, exercises in which students will do theirown writing, and sharing sess...27 May 2022

NZ music month comes to a close, we would like to acknowledge creative artists who we are lucky to call fellow members of our Rātā community.   In celebration, Nikita Tu-Bryant and Ed Zuccollo, who ...25 May 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