Course Fees : $12.75 to $235

Planning to learn Acting in New Zealand?


Here is a table of Acting courses in New Zealand with the duration and cost of the course:


Institute Name


Course Name


Course Fee

The Actors Program


Acting Technique

3 months


New Zealand Performing Arts


Intensive Acting Certificate

12 months


Titirangi Theatre


Acting training for Adults

6 hours


Cutting Edge Drama


Screen Acting Classes

1 month


National Youth Drama School


Advanced Acting



Rata Studios


Miranda Harcourt’s Acting for Adults

7 weeks


Kacie Stetson Studio


Screen Acting Classes

16 weeks


Excel School Of Performing Arts


New Zealand Diploma in Drama

12 months


Howick Little Theatre


Acting Classes

10 weeks


The Auckland Performing Arts Center


Acting for Screen (7-10 years)

3 months



Top Acting Academies in New Zealand


1. The Actors Program, Newton

2. New Zealand Performing Art, Auckland

3. Titirangi TheatreTitirangi, Auckland

4. Cutting Edge Drama, Auckland

5. National Youth Drama School, Hastings

6. Rata Studios, Wellington

7. Kacie Stetson Studio, Auckland

8. Excel School Of Performing Arts, Auckland

9. Howick Little Theatre, Pakuranga, Auckland

10. The Auckland Performing Arts Center, Auckland


Cost of Acting courses in New Zealand


The average cost price of the course is from $80 - $13,250


Duration of Acting courses in New Zealand


The average duration of the course is 7-16 weeks or 1-12 months 


Salary of an Actor in New Zealand


The average salary for an Actor / Actress in New Zealand is NZ$50868.

20 course(s) offered by 10 institutes in New Zealand
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Directing the Actor (A USC Course with Nina Foch)

Learn directing and acting techniques from renowned actress Nina Foch in this USC Master Class.

Online Institute by Udemy
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School Drama Classes

Our revolutionary programme has changed the lives of thousands of young Kiwis. Our super fun and engaging classes have been designed to provide an environment where students can get a little crazy and let their inner marrzi-light shine.

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Acting Up! (6-12 Year Old)

This class is suitable for students aged 6-12 years old. It is a fun focused class that uses games, improvisation and devised drama to build students confidence, creativity and performance skills.  Students will create and craft character and scene work through play.

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Speech & Drama Coach

Have fun, build confidence and learn relaxation and focus techniques with Brain Gym. Targeted Goal Setting done by the student and learner is what directs Emma in her teaching style.

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Acting Classes are offered by Musical Stars for all ages and skill level. The Musical Stars experience not only ignites a passion for Performing Arts but also gives children an opportunity to be challenged and to succeed. It encourages the formation of many important life skills.

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Acting Course

We can offer excellent opportunities to use your existing acting abilities. Not everyone wants to take a leading role, but New Plymouth Little Theatre can offer acting opportunities to everyone from raw beginners to experienced professionals.

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Dance , Sing , Act

Our triple threat classes. an all-rounder class training in the major performing arts disciplines; dance, drama & singing. this is offered to all age brackets from 4 year-olds up to 18 year-olds.

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Acting for Screen (7 to 10 Years)

In this class the first focus is on encouraging students to play, be imaginative, be confident in their own ideas and learn to collaborate positively with others

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Preschool Drama Options (Age: 4 - 6 Yrs)

These classes cover creativity, communication, poetry, characterization, physicality among other things and are very popular.

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Introduction to Arts a Go Go

This one hour class takes elements of the two hour combo class (details above), designed especially to give younger children an introduction to three arts disciplines - dance, drama and singing.

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