Blog - dramaworkshop

Over the Top – tickets now on sale

6 Jun

Hawkes Bay, Tickets are now on sale! Adults $24. Children (Primary and Secondary students) $12. These are available from Wardini Books, Havelock North and Napier and online. Click below if you wish to purchase online. 'Over the Top' by Amanda Jackson Over the Top  was commissioned by HaBYT in 2015. Amanda carried out extensive research into...

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School Holiday Program – July 2017.

6 Jun

Our holiday programs are legendary and this one will be no exception. The days are structured so that there is plenty of time for exploring character, learning lines, playing games for fun and confidence building with a big focus on working together for performance.  The Napier studio, situated in Hastings Street, is the perfect location for...

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Fundraising for HaBYT

23 Mar

We are holding a fundraising Auction on Saturday 25 March to raise funds for our tour to Australia. A huge THANK YOU goes to all our contributors. We have been humbled by the generosity of the people and businesses who have supported this event In no particular order, we thank the following: Hawkes Bay Express Sileni...

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HaBYT Auditions now open

2 JanHaBYT / Play On / The Drama Workshop

Auditions now open for the new HaBYT Napier class. You must be in yr11 or above, up to age 22. Entry is by audition only and the class meets weekly on Thursday evenings 6.30 - 8.30pm. Preference given to those who have had some drama experience, a commitment to performance and able to attend Thursday sessions beginning term one as well as...

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SPRING returns to Hawkes Bay

31 Dec

We are delighted to announce that Jenny Oliver, Dip. T and B. Ed is bringing SPRING back to life under the umbrella of The Drama Workshop. SPRING is a drama, music and movement program that is designed to connect the brain for better learning in a friendly nurturing environment. Classes are divided up into the following groups: (The first...

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HaBYT Showcase to feature stunning talent

28 NovHaBYT / The Drama Workshop

  The HaBYT team are expecting a great turn out to their end of year showcase featuring not only the current HaBYT students but also some up and coming students who will be performing an excerpt from their recent production of Bustown by Lachlan Philpott. The evening will feature young performers, presentations, a look back on the year...

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We Won! Napier Christmas Parade

27 NovHaBYT / Play On / The Drama Workshop

Well the Drama Workshop have well and truly arrived in Napier - on Sat 26 November we entered our newly renovated and Xmasified Giant Puppets and 45 Human Christmas Presents in the Napier Christmas parade. the judges were wowed and excited by our vibrant energy and awarded us not only first prize for the puppets but also third prize for...

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Tahi Ao Review

1 JulHaBYT

Tahi Ao/One World   Review by Hawkes Bay Today Written by Daniel Betty Directed by Daniel Betty and Peter Cottrell 30 June Napier Little Theatre – 1 July Lindisfarne College 11 July – 19 July 2016 in Australia   Twelve young members of Hawkes Bay Youth Theatre, (HaBYT) have collaborated with directors Daniel Betty...

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HaBYT Auditions

27 JunHaBYT

Audition Notice Do you want to be part of a fantastic team of young theatre-makers? Would you like to work with skilled theatre tutors? The Hawkes Bay Youth Theatre offers opportunities to rehearse plays, perform to local, national and international audiences, watch professional theatre and attend Arts industry workshops. We are a...

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Who Wants to be in a Play?

27 Jun

We are looking for young performers in the Taradale/Napier area who are in Year 7/8 (Intermediate) and would like to be in the play 'Hoodie' by Lindsey Price to be directed by Kate Tarrant. Rehearsals are on Mondays 3.30 - 4.30 at the Greenmeadows East Community Hall, Tait Drive, Greenmeadows. Rehearsals start Mon 25 July with the following...

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