Ben Fransham

Ben Fransham is a NZ actor who has performed both on stage and on film.His last play was the sold out 2013 STAB season of Pandemic, at BATS Theatre, after stunt performing on The Hobbit Trilogy, and also with Terry Notary (from Rise of the Planet of the Apes), performing goblins, orcs, and motion capture.Ben Read more

Stephanie Woodman

Stephanie is a self taught artist and full-time Art Tutor with 15 years’ experience teaching children and adults. She is Wellington based, but is regularly asked to tutor throughout New Zealand. She has also trained teachers in visual art education. Her own art has evolved over time as she has experimented and explored concepts within Read more

Andreas Mahn

Andreas is a Wellington based camera person who has worked on numerous Film and TV productions, large and small, ranging from big international block-busters (including The Hobbit and Tintin) and local short films (Ellen is leaving, Lambs, The God painter) to TV documentaries (Street Hospital) and TV commercials (Masterbuilder, Honda). Andreas is also a visiting Read more

Gabrielle Stevenson

Gabrielle Stevenson is a costumer with more than 20 years experience in the film industry. After studying, living and working in London for 8 years Gaby settled in Wellington where she pursued a career in costume and found it fitted like a glove. She worked as a costume standby on Separation City, Home by Christmas Read more

Miranda Harcourt

“Miranda’s skills as an actress and coach place her at the top of her field. The work she does is unique anywhere in the world.” Peter Jackson, director  Lord of the Rings – The Hobbit – The Lovely Bones “For me it is wonderful to have a coach who is sensitive to my way of Read more

Tess Jamieson-Karaha

Tess Jamieson-Karaha grew up in Eastbourne and received her Bachelor of Acting at Toi Whakaari:NZ Drama School in 2010. Her recent work includes recording her Solo theatre piece ‘Please Help Yourself’ for Radio New Zealand, playing the young Judy Schollum in Consent- the Louise Nicholas story, War News,  How to Meet Girls from a Distance, Read more

Fiona Hulands

Wellington-based dancer/ dance teacher / gym instructor and group fitness instructor. Fiona Hulands, is currently completing her Professional Dancers Postgraduate Teaching Certificate through the Royal Academy of Dance. Fiona also has Diploma in Dance Performance from the New Zealand School of Dance and a fitness consultant degree from T.A.F.E New South Wales. She trained as Read more

Andreas Lepper

Andreas Lepper  is a highly respected, experienced musician (percussionist) based in Wellington. Apart from playing in a number of bands of various genres, he spends most of his working hours as a music tutor/facilitator for a wide range of groups from primary school children, disabled people, mental health consumers to teams from the corporate and Read more

Cristian de Jesus Pereira

Cristian de Jesus Pereira is from Brazil, the home of Capoeira! He began training Capoeira at 10 years of age and has been dedicating himself to this martial art for 13 years. He has been teaching capoeira to adults and children for the past 7 years.

Alix Bushnell

Alix Bushnell has worked extensively in New Zealand film and television. Alix attended New Zealand’s National Drama School, Toi Whakaari and it was from there she was selected for the role of Britta in Go Girls. Go Girls shot five series over four and a half years and won Best Drama Series at the 2012 Read more

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