Performing Arts Academy

Bookings for classes are essential.  Please book online or call 021-258-3998 to register for a class.  

Youth Classes 6-14

Introducing - Rising Stars!   A new drama workshop program where Gisborne's rising stars come together to build mad skillz in acting, coordination, collaboration, teamwork, public speaking, self-confidence and more!  


Workshop is held Mondays from 3:30pm - 5:00pm. Kids who register for both terms and attend consistently will get to perform in an original adaptation of The Jungle Book!

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Adult Classes 15+

Our adult classes are designed to help artists take their skills to the next level.  Whether you are a beginning artist, or a seasoned pro, we provide you with opportunities and tools to grow in your craft and evolve into the best artist you can be. Adult classes include acting, scene study, playwriting, improv, and audition techniques.  Check below and scroll through for this term's acting class offerings.  You can also check the calendar to see what may fit best your schedule. 

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Join us for a community reading of Romeo and Juliet

January 27 and February 3.

Fearless Fridays
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Gisborne's Improv Comedy

Part social club and part improv comedy team, this is a fantastic

way to learn more about improv comedy and how to get up in

front of people and put it all on

the line for a laugh!

Starts March 29th!