Reference Form for applicants for 2019

*** Applications for entry in 2019 open in April ***

Referees must complete all relevant sections of this form and submit it by the following deadlines:

Acting applications: Friday the 17th of August, 5pm

Design, Set & Props, Costume, and Arts Management applications: Friday the 28th of September, 5pm

If you have been nominated to act as a referee it would greatly assist the selection panel if you could complete this form to the best of your knowledge. Please complete the form with reference to the programme the applicant is applying for. All comments will be kept in the strictest confidence and the contents of the reference will not be disclosed to the applicant.

We advise you to answer the questions in the ‘Reference Details’ section in another format (e.g. a Word doc) and cut and paste your answers into this form, this will save your work if there are any problems when submitting the form. Please do NOT cut and paste email addresses or phone numbers in the first part of the form, as this may stop the form from submitting correctly.

Once you submit the form a copy will be emailed to Toi Whakaari: NZ Drama School and a copy will also be emailed to you for your records (if you do not receive it check your junk mail folder first of all). If you have any questions or problems please email or phone: +64 4 3819211 (9am – 5pm NZT, Mon – Fri).

Applicant name:*
Applicant phone number
Applicant email address:*
Applicant’s programme choice?*
Referee’s details
Name of referee:*
Country of residence:
Referee’s phone:*
Referee’s email address:*
1. How long have you know the applicant?
2. In what context did you meet?
3. What are the applicant’s strengths?
4. What areas of their work and/or their learning does the applicant need to strengthen?
5. Please comment on the applicant’s ability to work in a group environment.
6. Please comment on the applicant’s ability to manage time and complete set tasks.
7. Please comment on any other factors that you feel would assist the selection panel in making their choice.
I declare that the information I have provided about the applicant is true to the best of my knowledge.*
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