Auditions and interviews

Interviews and auditions dates for study in 2018.

Acting

Application deadline: Friday 29th September.

Late applications are accepted under exceptional circumstances. Apply directly to jdavies2@unitec.ac.nz.

First Round Auditions:

  • Auckland - October 2-6
  • Wellington - October 9
  • Christchurch - October 10
  • Hawkes Bay - October 9
  • Whangarei - October 9

Callbacks: November 11 & 12 2017. All applicants to attend both days. (to be held in Auckland)

Upon application an audition booklet is sent to each person.

Please note: If you're not sure that you're ready to apply for this highly competitive programme, please look at the Certificate in Communication and Media Arts as a way ready yourself for the Bachelor of Performing and Screen Arts.

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Dance

Application Deadline: Friday 13 October 2017

Auditions: Auckland ONLY. 21 & 22 October OR 28 & 29 October 2017. All applicants must be available to attend both the Saturday and Sunday on the weekend of their choice.

Preparation: An audition booklet is sent to each applicant outlining what they are expected to prepare for the audition.

Late applications: Late applications may be accepted under exceptional circumstances. Apply directly to Charene Griggs at cgriggs@unitec.ac.nz to arrange an audition.

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Music

Application deadline: Open
Interviews: Dates will be arranged on a case-by-case basis with individual applicants.

All applicants must attend a short interview to confirm suitability to participate in the programmes.
Applicants must present a short performance or provide evidence of previous music-making experience. All interviews to be held by appointment.

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Production Design and Management

Application deadline: Open

Interviews: Dates will be arranged on a case-by-case basis with applicants.

The interview will consist of an interview with the discipline leader, and a written exercise requiring you to demonstrate your readiness to participate in the programme. Supporting documentation that demonstrates your previous experience in your field of interest will be helpful for the application process, this includes a CV of relevant work, along with any supporting documentation (Clothing: examples or photos of work, Art & Props: examples or photos of work, Lighting & Sound: Photos, Scripts, documents, that show previous performance work). Please either upload the material with your application or bring with you to the interview day.

If you're not sure that you're ready to apply for this highly competitive programme, please look at the Certificate in Communication and Media Arts as a way ready yourself for the Bachelor of Performing and Screen Arts.

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Screen Arts

Application deadline: Open

Interviews: Dates will be arranged on a case-by-case basis with applicants.

Please note: If you're not sure that you're ready to apply for this highly competitive programme, please look at the Certificate in Communication and Media Arts as a way ready yourself for the Bachelor of Performing and Screen Arts.

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Certificate in Communication and Media Arts (Performing Arts Pathway)

Application deadline: None

Interviews: Dates will be arranged on a case-by-case basis with applicants.

Interviews will determine the best pathway for each applicant. Portfolio material demonstrating previous involvement you might have had with screen or performance-related media may be relevant to your application. Please bring it along and be prepared to leave a copy with the interview panel.

Performing Arts electives for you to choose from include Telling Stories (Level 4 acting), Moving Images (Level 4 Screen) and Behind the Scenes (Level 4  theatre technician/design) or similar.

Announcement of successful candidates will follow each interview.

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Graduate Diploma in Creative Practice

Application deadline: None

Interviews: Dates will be arranged on a case-by-case basis with applicants.

Each applicant will need to attend an interview to determine the best pathway for them. Portfolio material demonstrating previous involvement you might have had with screen or performance-related media will be relevant to your application. Please bring it along and be prepared to leave a copy with the interview panel.

Announcement of successful candidates will follow each interview.

Find out more about studying Graduate Diploma in Creative Practice