Performing Arts Auditions

 Auditions fo​r 2018

Bachelor of Applied Arts (Performing Arts) - Saturday 14 October at 10.00 am. These auditions take the form of a workshop in all areas of dance offered – Maori, Samoan, Cook Islands and Contemporary NZ. At the conclusion of the workshop you’ll be given a short interview. Download audition application

Diploma in Performing Arts (Dance) – Saturday and Sunday 28 and 29 October 9.00am to 4pm. These auditions include group classes in morning and individual auditions in the afternoon. Download audition application​

Diploma in Performing Arts (Dance) [Specialisation in Circus] - Saturday and Sunday 28 and 29 October 9.00am to 4pm. These auditions include group classes in the morning and individual auditions in the afternoon.

Diploma in Performing Arts (Singing) – Saturday 14 October at 10 am. These are individual auditions you are asked to perform two songs and a monologue, see the audition application for full details. Download audition application​

Diploma in Stage and Screen Arts – Saturday 14 and Sunday 15 October 9am to 4pm. The audition involves group work and an individual audition where you present prepared work. 

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Frequently Asked Questions about auditions for the Bachelor of Applied Arts (Performing Arts)


Where will the audition take place?
Whitireia Performance Centre, 25 Vivian Street, Wellington.
 
When will the audition take place?
Auditions usually occur in the final months of the year. This year, auditions are running in the month of October.
 
What can you do if you want to audition earlier than this or if you can’t make that date?
We welcome a visit from you at any time. Just follow the "How to Book" information below.
 
What kind of audition will it be?
You will be doing a group workshop, followed by a short interview. The tutors will take you through some exercises in Māori, Samoan, Cook Islands and Contemporary New Zealand dance. After the workshop the staff will have a chat with you. If you are coming in prior to the audition, we will ask you to take part in a normal class.
 
What are we looking for at the audition?
A passion for dance, a determination to succeed plus – musicality, physicality, rhythm, co-ordination, body awareness, vocal ability and a ‘can do’ attitude. You also need to have University Entrance.
 
What should you bring to the audition?
Comfortable, stretchy clothes, lavalava/pāreu, a water bottle, a towel and lots of enthusiasm. Please bring your curriculum vitae.
 
How do you book an audition?
Call us on 0800 944 847 to arrange an audition.

 

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