Develop a body of work: Dance, Drama, Musical Theatre
If you’ve completed a two-year Performing Arts diploma, you can gain the Bachelor of Creativity (Performing Arts) degree with a further one year’s study. You’ll develop a body of work in your specialisation. Learn more about creative collaboration and building a career in the creative industries.
Specialise in Māori and Pacific Dance, Commercial Dance, Drama or Musical Theatre.
Māori and Pacific Dance
In the first two years you'll develop a strong base in Māori, Samoa, Cook Islands and New Zealand contemporary dance performance, and build strengths in technique, performance and choreography. In the third year, you build on the knowledge they have acquired to create and perform an original body of work.
You'll do core courses as well as the following topics:
- Samoa dance performance
- Māori dance performance
- Cook Islands dance performance
- New Zealand contemporary dance performance
- Costuming for performance
- Audition technique
Auditions for 2019 programmes
Auditions for our performing arts programmes are held towards the end of the year. They usually involve workshops or group classes as well as some individual demonstration. The Te Auaha Performing Arts Audition Timetable for October 2018 is available here.
University Entrance or equivalent study/work experience, and evidence of suitability based on audition.
Proven equivalence to domestic entry requirements and IELTS 6.0 (no band lower than 5.5)