TAPAC The Auckland Performing Arts Centre

Community Organisation

TAPAC The Auckland Performing Arts Centre
100 Motions Road
Western Springs
Auckland 1022
5 days ago

New Short Courses at TAPAC

Cinna Smith from TAPAC The Auckland Performing Arts Centre

TAPAC is running 5 amazing and affordable short courses for adults in November. Get a taste of acting physically with Daniel Fernandez on ‘Exploring Physicality in Theatre’ (5 Nov – 3 Dec). Former Cirque du Soleil performer Bianca Paine has new techniques for toning your body in ‘Burn it … View moreTAPAC is running 5 amazing and affordable short courses for adults in November. Get a taste of acting physically with Daniel Fernandez on ‘Exploring Physicality in Theatre’ (5 Nov – 3 Dec). Former Cirque du Soleil performer Bianca Paine has new techniques for toning your body in ‘Burn it With Bianca’ (5-26 Nov). Have you always wanted to learn the Charleston? Try Vintage Jazz Dance with the talented Akriti Rana (14 Nov – 5 Dec. For teens & adults). If fiery flamenco is more your passion, join flamenco artist Amira Brock (16 Nov – 7 Dec. For teens & adults) and budding Burlesque dancers will love top commercial dancer Rebekkah Schoonbeek’s fun short course for adults 16+ (18 Nov – 9 Dec).

Enrol at www.tapac.org.nz...

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21 days ago

TAPAC Performing Arts Classes - Term 4 Starts 12 October

Cinna Smith from TAPAC The Auckland Performing Arts Centre

TAPAC’s Term 4 Performing Arts Programmes for children, teens and adults start back from Monday 12 October.

Choose from acting, improvisation, singing and songwriting, hip hop, ballet, contemporary, circus arts, musical theatre, drama, little movers, boys must move, speech and drama, creative … View more
TAPAC’s Term 4 Performing Arts Programmes for children, teens and adults start back from Monday 12 October.

Choose from acting, improvisation, singing and songwriting, hip hop, ballet, contemporary, circus arts, musical theatre, drama, little movers, boys must move, speech and drama, creative contemporary, flamenco, vintage jazz, little movers, burlesque and more.

TAPAC's fun, engaging programmes are taught by industry professionals in a supportive, friendly environment.

Book at tapac.org.nz...

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34 days ago

Directing & Screenwriting Holiday Programme (Ages 12-17)

Cinna Smith from TAPAC The Auckland Performing Arts Centre

Think you’ve got what it takes to be the next Taika Waititi? This fun, engaging programme will unlock the secrets to great directing and screenwriting…

Filmmaker Stephen J. Campbell will teach you how to: come up with great ideas; structure a story; develop multi-dimensional characters; and … View more
Think you’ve got what it takes to be the next Taika Waititi? This fun, engaging programme will unlock the secrets to great directing and screenwriting…

Filmmaker Stephen J. Campbell will teach you how to: come up with great ideas; structure a story; develop multi-dimensional characters; and write and format scripts for film and TV. You’ll also discover the logistics of filmmaking and how scenes and sequences work.

You’ll learn about constructing scenes and shots, screen geography, storyboarding scenes, editing, chase scenes, shooting indoors and outdoors.

Students will take turns directing and being directed from sample scripts to gain a full understanding of the role.

28-30 September
9am-3pm
$180 for 3 days

“Informative, interesting, enjoyable.”
“Informative, engaging, fun.”
“It pulled back the curtain about how movies are written.”

Teaching artist Stephen J. Campbell has thirty years’ experience in the television industry and has worked as a writer, director and producer on a wide variety of genres, including award winning comedy and drama. Stephen co-created and associate produced the award-winning ICE TV and created the childrenʼs drama series, Secret Agent Men (TV3). Stephen also oversaw the production of three seasons of critically-acclaimed and award-winning series The Amazing Extraordinary Friends (TV2). Stephen’s latest drama is the sci-fi thriller The Cul de Sac (TV2)

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34 days ago

TAPAC Spring Into Action Holiday Programme (ages 5-7)

Cinna Smith from TAPAC The Auckland Performing Arts Centre

Enter a magical world of drama and dress-ups! Children will improve their confidence as they learn acting, public speaking and social skills...

Through drama, movement, improvisation and voice, children will develop their dance, acting and speaking skills and be involved in a host of spring-themed… View more
Enter a magical world of drama and dress-ups! Children will improve their confidence as they learn acting, public speaking and social skills...

Through drama, movement, improvisation and voice, children will develop their dance, acting and speaking skills and be involved in a host of spring-themed activities to promote problem-solving, participation and imagination.

Children will use their voices, enjoy music and dancing (building rhythm, musicality, following, balance and co-ordination). They will also use role-play and storytelling to build an imaginary spring fantasy-land!

Children will work towards a performance on the final day, which parents are welcome to attend.

5-6 October
9am-3pm
$120 for 2 days
For ages 5-7

Presented by TAPAC and SHINE School of Confidence

Teaching artist Rhema Sutherland studied acting at UCOL, South Seas Film and Television School and The Actors Program. She has performed in theatres across New Zealand and developed programmes to educate and grow children and young adults. A founding tutor of Shine School of Confidence , Rhema is adored by her students.

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37 days ago

TAPAC Performing Arts Holiday Programmes

Cinna Smith from TAPAC The Auckland Performing Arts Centre

TAPAC’s popular performing arts holiday programmes for ages 5-17 start Monday 28 September!

• There’s high-energy TikTok Dance Superstar and Circus Arts, along with brand new programmes Superhero Stage Combat and Kid Comedians

• For aspiring actors, there’s Theatre Games, Film & TV … View more
TAPAC’s popular performing arts holiday programmes for ages 5-17 start Monday 28 September!

• There’s high-energy TikTok Dance Superstar and Circus Arts, along with brand new programmes Superhero Stage Combat and Kid Comedians

• For aspiring actors, there’s Theatre Games, Film & TV Audition Workshops and Hit the Stage!

• Budding singers and performers will love Singstars with vocal powerhouse Bella Kalolo and Write a Pop Hit

• For creative teens there’s Directing & Screenwriting and Spoken Word Poetry

• And for young performers, there’s Magical Music and Winter Wonderland

TAPAC’s holiday programmes are taught by practicing industry professionals. No experience is required and there’s something to suit all abilities and ages from 5-17 years. Programmes run for 2-5 days from 9am-3pm and parents will have the opportunity to view their child’s work. Book now at tapac.org.nz...

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