Upcoming Workshops

Keep an eye on this page for details on upcoming workshops. 

Previous Workshops

Directing, with Sarah Goodes

A practical masterclass for up to eight theatre directors led by multi award winning Australian theatre director Sarah Goodes.

Join Sarah for an afternoon workshop on directing theatre, unpacking text, and working with actors in the rehearsal room.

Saturday 9 September 2023
Led by Sarah Goodes
Free for directors in Tāmaki Makaurau

The Shakespeare Gym

All you ever wanted to know about acting Shakespeare but were afraid to ask. 

Presented by British Council New Zealand and the Pacific & Auckland Theatre Company.

While in Tāmaki Makaurau, Gregory will deliver a practical masterclass for up to 30 actors. The Gym is a regular feature of the Royal Shakespeare Company’s rehearsal process, explores Shakespeare and the clues for actors he has written into the text.

Friday 16 June 2023, 2:30pm-4:00pm
Led by Gregory Doran,
RSC Artistic Director Emeritus 

Free for actors in Tāmaki Makaurau

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To commemorate the 400th Anniversary of the publication of Shakespeare’s First Folio, Gregory Doran (Royal Shakespeare Company Artistic Director Emeritus) set out on a bold quest - to travel the world to visit all of the 235 remaining copies of the original 1623 publication of 36 works by Shakespeare.

Re-Start 2022

A chance to refresh, reconnect & reinvigorate presented by Auckland Theatre Company and The Actors’ Program.

Re-Start was a series of free workshops for the Auckland acting community, held after Auckland came out of lockdown in 2022.We invited Auckland’s actors to join us for autumn workshops to connect with community & reengage with craft. Led by leading industry professionals, and offered for free to professional actors in Auckland, to help artists restart their creative engines.

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