Emerging Talent School Tutors 2016

We are really excited to announce the stunning line-up of tutors for the 2016 Emerging Talent School.  Please click here to download your enrolment form.

  • John Callen - Acting Tutor
    John has over 40 years experience as a professional actor, director and writer. He has appeared in more than two dozen TV series, a number of films, voiced 150 documentaries, a number of audio books, radio drama and many commercials. John has also lectured at Toi Whakaari, Unitec’s School of Performing and Screen Arts, and the University of Auckland.
  • Josh Clark - Singing Tutor
    Josh is a singer, pianist and conductor from Auckland, New Zealand. He graduated from Otago University in 2011 with a Bachelor of Music majoring in classical performance for both piano and voice, and a Bachelor of Arts majoring in English and Linguistics. Josh now works in Auckland as a singing teacher, pianist and choral conductor.
  • Joanne Collins - Dance Tutor
    Joanne is a professional dancer, choreographer and examiner, currently working with Apollo Theatre Company and The Human Agency; Joanne trained in Melbourne at The Victorian College of the Arts, going on to perform for three years with Royal Caribbean International Cruise Lines as Dance Captain, and Aerial performer.
  • Aimee Gray - Singing Tutor
    Aimee Gray was born and bred in Auckland, involved with theatre throughout her early years, completed her Masters in the Practice of Voice and Singing at the prestigious Guildford School of Acting in England, and has been teaching for the past year, specialising in the training of young voices for the professional musical theatre stage.
  • Ashleigh Morgan - Dance Tutor
    Ashleigh Morgan is a dancer and performer from Auckland. She graduated from Auckland University of Technology in 2011 with a Bachelor of Dance and then again in 2012 with a Graduate Teacher's Secondary Diploma from the University of Auckland. As well as teaching Ashleigh also spends a great deal of time performing and choreographing.
  • Jason Te Mete - Acting Tutor
    Originally from Tauranga, Jason comes from a musical family where he was encouraged to learn classical piano from an early age. He enhanced his musicianship by studying at Victoria University before moving to Auckland in 2002 where he now works as a freelance actor, singer, dancer, director, vocal coach, musical director and pianist.
  • Oscar Wilson - Dance Tutor
    Oscar has been dancing for over 20 years. He has studied many disciplines and also works as an actor. Having over 7 years experience dancing in the professional industry, Oscar is a leader in his field. He has trained internationally and has worked with recording artists such as Drew Ne’emia, Benny Tipene and Brian McFadden to name a few.
  • Barefoot Casting
    NZ’s premier on-screen casting company and actor training business based in Auckland. As well as casting national and international feature films, TV shows and TV commercials, we are experienced on-screen acting tutors. Professional tutoring positions have included Auckland University, AUT, Unitec Performing Arts School, South Seas School, MEAA.