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Drama Monday (11-13 Years)

Tim Bray Theatre Company's youth theatre classes aim to advance the students' knowledge of an actor's toolbox, providing a fun and supportive environment in which students explore stagecraft using their own voice.

Tim Bray TAPAC
Acting & Drama
  • Mondays, to
    05:00 pm - 06:00 pm
Tim Bray Theatre Company, Francesca 'Frankie' Brown

Tim Bray Theatre Company's youth theatre classes offer a fun and varied programme where students can develop their creativity, performance techniques and confidence.

The creative talents of students are nurtured in order for them to grow as actors and as communicators.

Led by tutors from Tim Bray Theatre Company, this programme also invites guest teachers from the theatre industry to introduce specific skills to students.

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Teaching artist

Tim Bray Theatre Company TAPAC

Tim Bray Theatre Company

Established 30 years ago, Tim Bray Theatre Company is recognised as Auckland's leading theatre for children and is administered by The Operating Theatre Trust, a registered charitable trust. Founder Tim Bray  is the best-selling playwright for children in New Zealand and has been awarded a Queen’s Service Medal for services to children and theatre. 

Teaching artist

Francesca Browne TAPAC

Francesca 'Frankie' Brown

Francesca Browne is an emerging theatre practitioner,  screen-writer and director. She was a member of Massive Theatre Company 's Nui Ensemble and has been active as a performer in emerging artist showings. Francesca has performed professionally for the charity Duffy Books in Homes in primary schools and has been a member of Improverished, an improvisational troupe known for its storytelling. In 2020, she was a cast and crew member of Tim Bray Theatre Company's Greedy Cat. Francesca is a tutor and emcee for Theatre Sports Youth programme in Auckland and works in high schools teaching improvisation techniques and comedy. Since 2019, she has been teaching with Tim Bray Youth Theatre and often leads their Hit The Stage! 5-day holiday programme, where she works with children/pre-teens to devise a piece of theatre to perform to family and friends.