The Diploma in Stage and Screen Arts is a full-time, two year programme that introduces and develops skills, knowledge and attitude of professional standard to enable students to seek work in theatre, television and film. Through industry secondment opportunities and self-generated performance projects, students make a transition into working in the stage and screen professions.
On successful completion, students may apply to enrol in year three of the Bachelor of Creativity (Performing Arts) and create a body of work in their discipline.
- Theatre history/styles
- Vocal techniques
- Devising work
- Audition technique
- Acting for screen
- Physical theatre
- Stage combat
2019 Performing Arts auditions
Auditions for our performing arts programmes are held towards the end of the year. They usually involve workshops or groups classes as well as some individual demonstration. The Te Auaha Performing Arts Audition Timetable for October 2018 is available here.
NCEA Level 2 or equivalent plus evidence of skills/ability/aptitude based on interview and audition
Proven equivalence to domestic entry requirements and IELTS 6.5 (no band lower than 6.0)