InterACT for 11-13 year olds (School Years 7-8)

Term 2 2024 bookings open now.

Attention all young actors aged 11-13 years and must be in Years 7-8 at school (Intermediate/Middle school)

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


Term 2 2024

Schedule 1: 
TUESDAYS with Jess Paton:  5.45pm-7.00pm (1 hour 15 min classes)

Start: 30th April
Finish: 2nd July (9 sessions) 
NB No class 14th May due to Scots Production


Schedule 2:
THURSDAYS with Georgia Kellett: 4.15pm-5.30pm  (1 hour 15 min classes)
Start: 2nd May
Finish: 4th July (9 sessions) 
NB No class 16th May due to Scots Production



Scots College Drama rooms


Jess Paton and Georgia Kellett

Target Market

Students aged 11-13 years old (ie in Years 7-8 at school)

(incl GST)

$200.00 for 9 sessions


Georgia Kellett

Georgia Kellett (she/her) is a Pōneke-based theatre practitioner working among a wide range of projects from small independent works to international festivals. She is best known for her work with Knot Theatre as the growing company’s creator,
writer and producer. 

Georgia uses her knowledge of acting and dance styles to choreograph and perform physical theatre works. Through her work, she has found a passion for teaching. From dance classes with ages 3 – 65+ to full-time theatre students here in Pōneke,

Georgia has developed a keen eye for finding what it is that a student might need to grow. She strives to bring forward dynamic classes that integrate all elements of theatre, teaching with the artistic flare of an experienced performer.


Jess Paton

Jess has a background in professional performance training and is currently pursuing a Master’s in Secondary Education, specialising in drama teaching.  She completed drama school in the UK, followed by a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre at Te Herenga Waka: Victoria University Wellington. She has trained in many different styles of performance including musical theatre, Shakespeare, stage craft and Mime. She has extensive experience teaching drama to students of all ages.

She is thrilled to bring her skills and experience to Rātā Studios to guide her students towards their creative potential!

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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