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Toi Whakaari Director Receives Top Creative New Zealand Award

Tuesday, 1 December 2020, 6:05 am | Toi Whakaari NZ Drama School

The 2020 Te Waka Toi Awards 30 November announced Toi Whakaari: NZ Drama School Tumuaki/Director, Tanea Heke (Ngā Puhi) as the recipient of the 2020 Ngā Tohu Hautūtanga Auaha Toi Making a Difference award. Tanea Heke, 2020 Toi Whakaari Graduation Ceremony. ... More >>

World Premiere Screenings Of Three 2020 Toi Whakaari-Produced Films

Tuesday, 3 November 2020, 4:28 pm | Toi Whakaari NZ Drama School

Toi Film is Toi Whakaari: NZ Drama School’s annual world-premiere screening of short films created by graduating students in collaboration with some of Aotearoa’s top industry professionals. This year Toi Film presents; Hand, directed by Stephen ... More >>

Toi Whakaari Students Manifest A Cabinet Of Curiosities

Wednesday, 28 October 2020, 9:15 am | Toi Whakaari NZ Drama School

Fourteen of Aotearoa’s newest makers and designers manifest a series of works across their diverse practice for your viewing pleasure. Manifest is the annual showcase of the work from the Toi Whakaari graduating makers and designers for stage and screen. ... More >>

First-Year Toi Whakaari Acting Students Go Solo

Monday, 19 October 2020, 3:42 pm | Toi Whakaari NZ Drama School

The first year actors at Toi Whakaari create their own original solo works, with total freedom over form, content and style. This explosion of live performance sees 21 exciting new artists take the stage on their own terms bringing their voices to ... More >>

Destruction Triumphs In Toi Whakaari End Of Year Show

Tuesday, 6 October 2020, 11:36 am | Toi Whakaari NZ Drama School

Playing the system means playing the game, in this world where the fresh and beautiful are hot commodities. Toi Whakaari presents Women Beware Women by Thomas Middleton (1657), reconceived by Fiona Samuel (2020) and directed by 2015 NZ Arts Foundation ... More >>

Toi Whakaari Graduate Margaret Sydenham Wins Show Me Shorts Best Actor Award

Monday, 5 October 2020, 6:30 pm | Toi Whakaari NZ Drama School

Toi Whakaari congratulates 2018 graduate Margaret Sydenham, who was awarded the Show Me Shorts Toi Whakaari Best Actor Award in Auckland last night. Still from Hot Chocolate Margaret was awarded the Toi Whakaari Best Actor Award for her role in ... More >>

Toi Whakaari Students Co-Create Musical Harmonic Tree

Friday, 18 September 2020, 2:38 pm | Toi Whakaari NZ Drama School

Toi Whakaari: NZ Drama School Set & Props students have helped create a new musical artwork that will be installed and played by live musicians at the Wellington Botanical Gardens, 29 September to 11 October. Resembling an exotic plant, the Harmonic ... More >>

Top Industry Experts Join Forces With Toi Whakaari For Workshop Series

Wednesday, 16 September 2020, 3:50 pm | Toi Whakaari NZ Drama School

Some of Aotearoa’s top industry experts will be bringing their skills to a series of summer workshops at Toi Whakaari: NZ Drama School. Whether you are at the start of your career or have a part-time passion these workshops provide an opportunity ... More >>

Costume Showcase 2020 Brings Magic To Wellington

Wednesday, 19 August 2020, 5:34 pm | Toi Whakaari NZ Drama School

A sensational celebration of costumes, characters and creativity Toi Whakaari: NZ Drama School’s graduating class of Costume Construction 2020 is set to bring magic to Wellington with Costume Showcase 2020. Costume Showcase is a 30-minute visual ... More >>

Show Me Shorts

Tuesday, 8 October 2019, 9:11 am | Toi Whakaari NZ Drama School

Show Me Shorts is Aotearoa New Zealand’s leading international short film festival. They are a competitive Academy Awards-accredited festival with a range of awards and prizes that screens in cinemas nationwide each Spring. Respected and experienced ... More >>

Christian Penny resigns as director of NZ Drama School

Thursday, 8 November 2018, 1:51 pm | Toi Whakaari NZ Drama School

With sadness, the Board of Trustees of Toi Whakaari: New Zealand Drama School has accepted the resignation of Director Christian Penny. Penny took over the leadership of the school in 2011 after more than nine years as Head of Directing. Prior to that, ... More >>

New video from Kamandi is collaboration with Toi Whakaari

Monday, 26 March 2018, 2:03 pm | Toi Whakaari NZ Drama School

• The Burn Them Down video is the product of a collaboration between musician Kamandi, Toi Whakaari: NZ Drama School’s Design Department and Director Charley Draper (a graduate of Toi Design). More >>

Once on This Island is Toi Whakaari’s Term 4 Production

Wednesday, 4 October 2017, 2:35 pm | Toi Whakaari NZ Drama School

Toi Whakaari: NZ Drama School is thrilled to announce its major ensemble production of the year, the Tony Award-winning musical Once on This Island . Directed by senior tutor Jon Hunter, with music direction from Mark W. Dorrell, Once on This Island ... More >>

Black Confetti

Monday, 29 May 2017, 4:28 pm | Toi Whakaari NZ Drama School

Toi Whakaari are proud to announce their term 2 productions, Black Confetti and The Antigone Sound , featuring graduating third year actors collaborating with staff, students and graduates of the school. More >>

The Antigone Sound

Monday, 29 May 2017, 4:23 pm | Toi Whakaari NZ Drama School

Toi Whakaari are proud to announce their term 2 productions, The Antigone Sound and Black Confetti. The Antigone Sound features graduating third year actors collaborating with staff, former staff and graduates of the school. The creative and production ... More >>

Toi Whakaari welcomes 2017 Toi Film directors

Wednesday, 15 March 2017, 4:53 pm | Toi Whakaari NZ Drama School

Toi Whakaari: New Zealand Drama School are pleased to announce that this year’s Toi Films are to be helmed by three celebrated Kiwi directors: Florian Habicht, Jonathan King and Michelle Savill. More >>

A bed time poem for our time.

Monday, 10 October 2016, 4:24 pm | Toi Whakaari NZ Drama School

A devised comedy. A good night. A fable. A portent. A bed time poem for our time. More >>

Hotel Europa

Tuesday, 31 May 2016, 9:20 am | Toi Whakaari NZ Drama School

Award-winning theatre director Anna Marbrook spotlights the Syrian refugee crisis in a new theatrical production of Hotel Europa with students from Toi Whakaari: New Zealand Drama School. More >>

Dying For It

Tuesday, 31 May 2016, 9:18 am | Toi Whakaari NZ Drama School

World-renowned theatre director John Bolton comes to Wellington to direct a new show with students from Toi Whakaari: New Zealand Drama School, that uses clowning to underpin more serious themes of social injustice. Dying for It - An outrageous ... More >>

A contemporary take on Bertolt Brecht’s anti-war play

Thursday, 15 October 2015, 10:08 am | Toi Whakaari NZ Drama School

Meet the Mothers Courage – business people thriving off war, scavenging and selling goods to all the troops. Follow their journey across 23 years through Romania, Chechnya, Georgia, Iraq and Ukraine. More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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