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Acting & Drama
  • Thursdays, to
    07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
Daneil Peter Cunningham
TAPAC class

Learn how to make your own original performance and create unique dramatic characters in this engaging programme with experienced international theatre artist Daneil Peter Cunningham...

You will learn techniques to strengthen and develop your acting talent, improvisation methods to engage your imagination, and ways of collaborating effectively with others. You will travel into the richness of your own creativity and spontaneity.

This class is suitable for those with experience in performance as well as those who have never performed at all. 

Daneil Peter Cunningham is an experienced international theatre artist who specialises in devising innovative performances. Before coming to Aotearoa, he taught in some of London’s best acting schools, helping actors build presence and expressivity through their movement skills.

Daneil will be teaching Term 1 and actor Justin Rogers will return to tutor from Term 2 onwards. 

* In the event that any Covid-19 restrictions prevent classes being held in studio, you will receive a refund.

TAPAC requires its visitors aged 12+ to show proof of double vaccination - please see how TAPAC will operate within The Covid-19 Protection Framework HERE

Teaching artist

Daneil Peter Cunningham TAPAC

Daneil Peter Cunningham

Daneil is an actor, director, and teacher of creative movement practices and yoga for actors. He trained in physical theatre at Rose Bruford School of Performance and Theatre in London. He learnt Stanislavky’s acting system at the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre and trained in hatha yoga at the Sivananda Yoga Centre World HQ in Southern India. Daneil’s international acting career includes tours and expeditions of Spain, Georgia, France, Turkey and Scotland with Teatr ZAR (resident company at the Grotowski Institute, Poland). He founded and directed an immersive theatre company called SoundBoxed who performed across London for three years - including prestigious venues such as the Roundhouse, South Bank Centre and Barbican. Daneil was lead performer in this work. He went on to create and perform a solo work in London, Dublin and Reykjavik. Daneil has taught physical practices to build actors’ presence at four London drama schools. At Arts Ed (the UK’s oldest drama school), he was daily yoga teacher for the first year actors and a selector of new students. He led physical actor training at Identity School of Acting, which was founded to nurture black talent — their most notable alumni being Letitia Wright (Black Panther) and John Boyega (Star Wars).