Kōrero: Arts education and training

Auditioning for the New Zealand Drama School, 1978

Auditioning for the New Zealand Drama School, 1978

Budding actors must audition for a place at Te Kura Toi Whakaari, the New Zealand Drama School. Here young hopeful Suzanne Bacon demonstrates the emotions of shock and despair as she gets up close to members of the adjudicating panel George Webby, Davina Whitehouse and Russell Aitken, who closely watch her performance.  

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Reference: EP/1978/3601/6A-F

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Me pēnei te tohu i te whārangi:

Megan Cook and Caren Wilton, 'Arts education and training - Dancers and actors', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/45148/auditioning-for-the-new-zealand-drama-school-1978 (accessed 22 May 2019)

Story by Megan Cook and Caren Wilton, published 22 Oct 2014