Welcome to the Performing Arts Noticeboard

Here you can find everything you need to know about the performing arts at Marsden. 

Sarah Wilson, Director of Performing Arts

Contact me if you have any queries or interesting performing arts stories to share.


04 476 8707 ext 844

Performing Arts Handbook
Monday, 11 December 2023
Check out all the activities on offer at Marsden in this Performing Arts Handbook 2024

Registration for Performing Arts Activities
Monday, 11 December 2023
Registrations are now open for performing arts activities. Information regarding links to register and rehearsal times can be found below.

Private Music Tuition
Sunday, 10 December 2023
For information on Private Music Tuition see https://www.marsden.school.nz/i-site/private-music-tuition/...
Speech and Drama
Saturday, 9 December 2023
For information on Speech and Drama see https://www.marsden.school.nz/i-site/speech-and-drama/...
Jennifer Evans Dance Academy
Saturday, 9 December 2023
Learn to Dance – The Jennifer Evans Dance Academy is located in the Rua Chandler Studio at Marsden. Check out her website...
Upcoming Events
Friday, 8 December 2023
Student Success
Thursday, 7 December 2023
Our students do amazing things - see below for details! If you have a story to share, please email sarah.wilson@marsden.school.nz

Well done to:...
Performing Arts Awards
Tuesday, 8 November 2022
Our Awards Evening recognises the achievements of our students.
Information on the awards can be found here....
Competitions to enter
Monday, 31 October 2022
Every year the Sheilah Winn Shakespeare Festival includes a range of competitions, sich as video card and poster making, costume design, music composition...
Monday, 24 October 2022
For information on Drama at Marsden see: https://www.marsden.school.nz/year-7-13/co-curricular/drama/...
Technical Production
Monday, 24 October 2022
Not every student wants to be centre stage. Check out our technical production opportunities here: https://www.marsden.school.nz/year-7-13/co-curricular/technical-production/...
School Production
Monday, 24 October 2022
Every alternate year, Marsden stages a junior or senior musical production. We encourage our girls to join the School Production. Performing as a team...
Inspirational Alumni in the Arts
Sunday, 23 October 2022
Check out these talented Marsden Old Girls in the performing...
Miranda Harcourt's Acting Tips
Tuesday, 11 October 2022
Old Girl Miranda Harcourt is a world renowned acting coach and here are some tips she has shared on developing your own acting skills.

Number 1:...
Learn an Accent
Monday, 10 October 2022
Sarah Valentine is an amazing accent coach based in Auckland. Her online courses are lots of fun and it's a great skill to have if you love acting, or...
Rātā Studios
Saturday, 8 October 2022
Click here for lots of great performing arts opportunities at Rātā Studios
New Zealand Drama School
Saturday, 10 September 2022
Toi Whakaari offers courses in the following areas

Performing Arts Management
Bachelor of Design - Stage and Screen
NZ Diploma in...
New Zealand School of Music
Thursday, 1 September 2022
Click here to learn more about studying at the New Zealand School of Music.
New Zealand School of Dance
Thursday, 1 September 2022
Click here for information about the New Zealand School of Dance
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