Bachelor of Applied Arts (Performing Arts)

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Programme information for the Bachelor of Applied Arts (Performing Arts) on offer at Whitireia in 2014

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    Tour internationally with our highly acclaimed dance programme, learn from experienced professionals and perform in New Zealands cultural capital.

    Programme informationOn this programme students develop an extensive knowledge of dance genres and artistic endeavour in Mori, Samoan, Cook Islands and New Zealand contemporary dance. Students are encouraged to develop strengths in technique, performance and choreography. Third year students create a body of work for public performance.

    Areas covered on this programme include:

    > Samoan Dance

    > Mori Performing Arts

    > Cook Islands Dance

    > New Zealand Contemporary Dance

    > Audition Technique

    > Professional Studies

    > Creative Enterprise

    > Contextual Studies

    Performance is a significant part of this programme.

    Teaching staff are experts in their field. The following staff will be teaching on this programme in 2015:

    > Taofi Mose-Tuiloma Samoan Dance

    > Tuaine Robati Cook Islands Dance and Professional Studies

    > Kereama Te Ua Mori Performing Arts

    > Paora Taurima New Zealand Contemporary Dance

    additional informationStudents who complete the Diploma in Stage and Screen Arts, Diploma in Performing Arts Singing or Dance, can apply to enrol in Year 3 of this programme and continue to major in acting, commericial dance or musical theatre.

    Study at a dynamic campus renowned for its performance culture and collaborative opportunities for students

    Bachelor of applied arts (Performing ArtS)Become a fantastic live performer. gain confidence and develop talents in a wide range of dance forms.


    Enrol now!bachelor of aPPlied arts (Performing arts)

    further study oPtionsGraduates can apply to enrol in postgraduate arts study.

    career oPPortunitiesGraduates develop careers as performers and choreographers within the dance and cultural tourism industries, or pursue further training for teaching.

    QualificationGraduates gain the Bachelor of Applied Arts (Performing Arts).

    Students who pass two years of the degree may exit with a Diploma in Performing Arts.

    locationWhitireia Performance Centre, 25 Vivian Street, Wellington City

    start dateFebruary

    August 2014

    durationThree years, full-time

    level 7

    feesFees for next year will be available on the Whitireia website from August.

    entry reQuirementsDomestic: Whitireia degree academic entry requirements; evidence of suitability based on interview and audition

    International: IELTS 6.0 (no band lower than 5.5)

    audition informationAuditions for study in 2015 will take place on Saturday 18 October and Tuesday 9 December.