Important dates for 2018

Term One Monday 19 February – Friday 13 April (returning students start Thursday 15 February)
Easter Break 30 March-2 April
Marae Noho 9–13 April
Applications open for all 2019 courses 27 April
Term Two Monday 30 April – Friday 22 June
Term Two production
The Visit by Friedrich Dürrenmatt
Directed by Danny Mulheron
12–21 June
Term Two production
The Wolves by Sarah DeLappe
Directed by Stella Reid
12–21 June
Off-shore international applications close for 2019 (all courses)* 23 June
Term Three Monday 16 July – Friday 31 August
Open Week:
Get a taste of life at Toi Whakaari: NZ Drama School
16–20 July
Acting applications close for 2019 (domestic and on-shore international applicants) 17 August
FoWiD18 (Festival of Work in Development)
Toi students engaging with screen and live performance projects in development
28–30 August
Wellington Tertiary Institutions’ Open Day 31 August
National Acting Auditions 1–16 September
Term Four Monday 17 September – Friday 16 November
2018 Costume Showcase
Our annual showcase featuring major works of our graduating costumiers and more
21 & 22 September
Management, Costume, Design and Set & Props applications close for 2019 (domestic and on-shore international applicants) 28 September
Term Four production
Two Gentlemen of Verona by William Shakespeare
Directed by Jacqui Coats
25 October – 4 November
Term Four production
First year actors make their Toi Whakaari debut in work they have devised themselves
30 October – 4 November
Final auditions & applicants weekend 2–4 November
Design Exhibition
Our annual Design event – graduating designers exhibit their work as emerging practitioners
7–9 November
Toi Film 2018 première 13 November
Graduation 14 November
Poroporoaki – final day for graduates 15 November