Performing Arts at Whitireia

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We'll turn you into a fantastic live performer. Gain confidence and develop your talents in a wide range of art forms.

  • Bachelor of Applied Arts (Performing Arts)

    Students develop an extensive knowledge of dance genres and artistic endeavour in Māori, Samoa, Cook Island and New Zealand contemporary dance. Third year students create a major body of work. LEVEL 7

  • Diploma in Stage and Screen Arts

    If you're interested in performing in theatre, television or film, this course will help you gain the skills required, including acting and movement. This intense, high-energy course requires dedication and commitment. LEVEL 6

  • Diploma in Performing Arts (Dance)

    This unique and vibrant programme prepares you for the commercial dance sector. The emphasis is on technical skills and performance experience. [Offered by Whitireia New Zealand Limited] LEVEL 6

  • Diploma in Performing Arts (Singing)

    This programme offers training in singing, acting and dancing and prepares graduates for the musical theatre industry. [Offered by Whitireia New Zealand Limited] LEVEL 6

  • Diploma in Performing Arts (Dance) [Specialisation in Circus]

    This unique programme offers circus skills alongside the discipline of dance and performance. New Zealand’s only full time accredited training in contemporary circus, dance and performance. LEVEL 6

  • Bachelor of Applied Arts (Arts Management)

    Research the business practice, and legal and ethical requirements involved in arts management. LEVEL 7

  • Graduate Certificate in Applied Arts

    Undertake specialised study and practice that extends your prior degree work, or explore a new direction of activity or different media through project work. LEVEL 7

  • Graduate Diploma in Applied Arts

    Undertake specialised study and practice that extends your prior degree work, or explore a new direction of activity or different media. A major project is involved to develop a body of work. Level 7

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