Term dates for 2017

Term One Monday 20 February – Thursday 13 April (returning students start Thursday 16 February)
Easter Break 14–30 April
Marae Noho 9–13 April
Applications open for all 2018 courses 26 April
Term Two Monday 1 May – Friday 23 June
Term Two production: The Antigone Sound 10–21 June
Term Two production: Black Confetti by Eli Kent 10–21 June
Off-shore international applications close for 2018 (all courses)* 23 June
Term Three Monday 17 July – Friday 1 September
Open Week:
Get a taste of life at Toi Whakaari: NZ Drama School
17–21 July
Acting applications close for 2018 (domestic and on-shore international applicants) 18 August
FoWiD17 (Festival of Work in Development)
Toi students engaging with screen and live performance projects in development
29 August – 1 September
Wellington Tertiary Institutions’ Open Day 1 September
National Acting Auditions 2–17 September
Term Four Monday 18 September – Friday 17 November
2017 Costume Showcase
Our annual showcase featuring major works of our graduating costumiers and more
22 & 23 September
Management, Costume, Design applications close for 2018 (domestic and on-shore international applicants) 29 September
Term Four production
Once On This Island
A New Musical
Book & Lyrics By Lynn Ahrens
Music by Stephen Flaherty
Based Upon The Novel “My Love, My love” By Rosa Guy
Licensed exclusively by Music Theatre International (Australasia). All performance materials supplied by Hal Leonard Australia.
26 October – 5 November
Term Four production
First year actors make their Toi Whakaari debut in work they have devised themselves.
31 October – 5 November
Final auditions & applicants weekend 3–5 November
Design Exhibition
Our annual Design event – graduating designers exhibit their work as emerging practitioners
8–10 November
Toi Film 2017 première 14 November
Graduation 15 November
Poroporoaki – final day for graduates 16 November