The Actors' Program provides the tools actors and directors need to be effective practitioners in the challenging and exciting world of stage and screen. New Zealand’s aspiring actors and directors are being offered a foot in the door of their chosen profession by some of the nation’s leading performers and teachers.



Graduate Success

THE ACTORS PROGRAM  has been successfully running for seven years, we have a strong industry presence and a high rate of actor success. There are just over 100 TAP graduates and of those, well over 80% have successfully gained work or created work as actors in the industry. In 2018 alone, 62 of our total alumni were active in the industry, appearing on stage and screen. 

On screen, we have grads in Westside, Shortland St, Cul de Sac, Auckward Love, The Gulf, Fresh Eggs, Filthy Rich, Runaway Millionaires and Bad Seed. Plus, DC: Legends of Tomorrow, the Amazon pilot The Wilds, the Netflix shows The New Legends of Monkey and Falling Inn Love; and Power Rangers, all screening in the US. 

On Stage we have had number of actors performing in The Pop-Up Globe, ATC shows, The Auckland Festival, Fringe Festival and in Professional theatres around the country.