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Drama Tuesday (8-10 Years)

Tim Bray Theatre Company's youth theatre students will develop skills to express themselves creatively and confidently through story-telling, acting and ensemble work while engaging with a professional theatre company.

Tim Bray TAPAC
Acting & Drama
  • Tuesdays, to
    05:00 pm - 06:00 pm
Tim Bray Theatre Company, Isabella Temm, Brit O'Rourke

Tim Bray Theatre Company's youth theatre classes offer a fun and varied programme where students can develop their creativity, performance techniques and confidence.

The creative talents of students are nurtured in order for them to grow as actors and as communicators.

Led by tutors from Tim Bray Theatre Company, this programme also invites guest teachers from the theatre industry to introduce specific skills to students.

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Teaching artist

Tim Bray Theatre Company TAPAC

Tim Bray Theatre Company

Established 30 years ago, Tim Bray Theatre Company is recognised as Auckland's leading theatre for children and is administered by The Operating Theatre Trust, a registered charitable trust. Founder Tim Bray  is the best-selling playwright for children in New Zealand and has been awarded a Queen’s Service Medal for services to children and theatre. 

Teaching artist

Isabella Temm TAPAC

Isabella Temm

Isabella has been in the performing arts world since the age of eight. In 2016, she moved to Paris where she obtained a three year undergraduate diploma in Performance (Acting). She was taught bilingually and, as a result, is now fluent in French. After completing her undergraduate diploma, she was accepted into the competitive Masters course at Mountview Academy in London. She received training in several areas of performance, including stage combat, screen acting, radio and commercial work and accents, which are all areas she now excels at. Along with tutoring for Tim Bray Theatre Company, Isabella writes, directs, performs and teaches at various theatre companies around Auckland. Her most recent work has been Programme Director for NYT's Frozen Jr. She works closely with Ugly Shakespeare Co., adapting Shakespeare's lesser known Titus Andronicus and will perform this on her second national tour in 2023.

Teaching artist

Brit O'Rourke TAPAC

Brit O'Rourke

Brit is an actor and graduate of The Actors Program. They hold an ATCL diploma in Speech and Drama from Trinity College London, studied Theatre at Te Herenga Waka - University of Wellington, and credit Long Cloud Theatre Company for the foundations of their theatre-making craft. Over the years Brit has performed in a wide range of productions ranging from ensemble, to solo performance. Brit is passionate about the transformative powers of live performance and collaboration; especially with our young people.