EAPA (East Auckland Performing Arts School) is an innovative and dynamic training centre for students with a passion for performing arts and dance.
We provide the highest quality Classical Ballet, Dance, Acting and Musical Theatre training to ready students for a career as a professional within the creative arts industries. Whether you want to perform professionally or teach professionally, EAPA has the right course for you.
Our staff are all ex industry professionals, highly qualified and experienced people with a genuine passion for teaching. We received, ‘excellence’ for our teaching and learning in our latest Inspection by NZQA.
We only accept small numbers each year (maximum 15) ensuring all our students receive the personlised tuition and attention they deserve. Entry is by audition only and the first round will be held on Sunday 6 October 2013 (please see our Auditions section). EAPA ensures that all our students receive valuable career advice, work and performance opportunities. We run the Auckland Youth Dance Company, our students dance in the Tempo Arts Festival and we have a wide range of contacts within the industry including agent representation and celebrated choreographers.
We offer two Scholarships for deserving students, one for Classical Ballet and one for Maori/Pasifika students. If you feel you wish to apply for one of these, please see the Scholarships section.