Toi Whakaari is New Zealand's oldest drama school and is the leading educator of screen, stage and event professionals in the country. Toi Whakaari aspires to be one of the great performing arts schools of the world while developing a teaching and working practice that is uniquely New Zealand.
An exciting opportunity has become available at Toi Whakaari for the right person to join the Acting department as a Senior Tutor, teaching the Bachelor of Performing Arts (Acting) alongside a dedicated team of teachers, industry specialists and creative practitioners.
Our acting programme is the leading trainer of actors in New Zealand. For nearly 50 years, our graduates have had an outstanding record of success within the stage, screen and events industries in New Zealand and overseas.
This part‐time role (20 hours a week) is a fantastic opportunity for you to bring your specialist voice craft to Toi Whakaari Acting and lead voice training at the school. In this role you will focus on the first two years of actor training through voice and performance support on productions and you will bring the actor’s voice skills into applied and immersive acting projects. You will also provide support to each actor through mentorship in Year 3 Independent Practice and Kōiwi.
To be successful in this role you will need:
- relevant industry experience,
- as well as a tertiary qualification.
Our ideal candidates will have exceptional communication and decision making skills, artistic literacy and the ability to converse about creative practice in the performing arts. An active interest in the New Zealand arts scene and a proven ability to develop talent in the sector is also highly desirable.
Toi Whakaari prizes collaboration and as a successful candidate you will be able to demonstrate an ability to work positively in group contexts.
An interest in working within a tikanga marae framework and an understanding and appreciation of te ao Maori would also be an advantage.
Flexibility around start dates will be considered for the right candidates.
Why join our team?
- flexible working hours
- Generous annual leave entitlements
- professional development opportunities and;
- a vibrant working environment where no two weeks are the same
All Applicants must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand.
Applications close on 14th January 2019.
How to apply
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