SEMESTER 2 (runs 31 July to 12 Dec)

We are excited to announce our second production for this year is Andrew Lloyd Webber’s CATS the musical. Commencing on Saturday 31 July and finishing with at least 4 performances at the ASB Waterfront Theatre on 10, 11, 12 December.
Our production of CATS will have a variety of roles for students of all ages (from 7 to 21+ years), any gender and caters to all levels of ability in singing, acting and dancing from complete beginners to experienced performers.
Registrations open soon! Keep an eye on our Facebook page and our website for details. For more information about our musical theatre training programme, email info@apaa.nz.

SEMESTER 1 (runs 13 February to 18 July)

Registrations for our 2021 Semester 1 musical theatre programme – Disney’s High School Musical, are now CLOSED.

We will be opening up registrations for our Semester 2 programme, CATS, which runs from July to December 2021, towards the end of May.

Disney’s High School Musical is a fun show for the whole family. Its large cast size and upbeat numbers make it the ideal show for all ages with a variety of roles available for students aged 9 to 21+, to audition for and chorus roles for those aged 7 and over.

Numbers are restricted and registrations are on a first-come, first-served basis. 

More information and key dates are below.


Semester 1 runs from Saturday 13 February to Sunday 18 July

First rehearsal/orientation: Saturday 13 February – all students, 1.30pm – 5.30pm

Saturday 6 March – Lead Role Auditions
Sunday 7 March – Call-Backs/Dance Call

Whilst set in a high school, there are a variety of roles open to students aged 9 to 21+ to audition for.

Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 May at Peter Snell Youth Village, Whangaparaoa

Term 1: Last rehearsal Wednesday 7 April

April Term Break: Saturday 17, Wednesday 21, Saturday 24, Wednesday 28

Term 2: First rehearsal Saturday 1 May (which is the last weekend of the Term 1 holiday break)

Full cast rehearsals – ALL cast required:

Sunday 23 May: 10am – 5pm, Costume, Hair and Makeup Day and Photo shoot
Wednesday 16 June 6.30pm – 9pm;
Saturday 19 June 10am – 6pm;
Wednesday 23 June 6.30pm – 9pm;
Saturday 26 June 12.30pm – 6pm;
Wednesday 30 June 6.30pm – 9pm;
Saturday 3 July 10am – 6pm;
Wednesday 7 July 6.30pm – 9pm;
Saturday 10 July 10am – 6pm;
Sunday 11 July 10am – 6pm

Theatre/Production Week: Tuesday 13 July – Sunday 18 July


Saturday (All Students)

Venue: Takapuna Normal Intermediate School Hall, 54B, Tahoroto Road Entrance, Takapuna

12.30pm – 2pm: Hollywood, West End Level 1 and Broadway Level 1 (regular rehearsal time). 7-11 years

2pm – 3.30pm: West End Level 2, Broadway Level 2 (regular rehearsal time). 12 – 14 years

3.30pm – 4.30pm: Dance Troupe

4.30pm – 6pm: West End Level 3, Broadway Level 3 (regular rehearsal time) 15-21+ years

Wednesday (Broadway students)

Venue: Taitamariki Hall, 8 Auburn Street, Takapuna

6.30pm – 9.00pm – Broadway students typically rotate between 3 x 45-minute musical theatre classes (singing, acting, dancing) until 11 November, when full cast rehearsals will commence.


Hollywood and West End students: $450
Broadway students: $520

Overnight Camp: $165 (Broadway & West End students)

Day Camp: $65 (Hollywood students)