Te Pou Kaiārahi | Mentorship Programme

An immersive mentorship opportunity for Māori creatives to learn elements of Theatre
Whakapuāwai Programme

Āhea | When

Kei hea | Where

Utu | Cost

Roanga | Duration




Kaupapa | About

We are kicking off 2023 with Te Pou Kaiārahi – Our Mentorship Programme!

Calling Māori artists with a passion to learn and upskill their craft in theatre.


Have you ever wanted to learn lighting, sound and AV designing? Have a jack nohi at what the team does backstage? Explore an area you’ve been curious about or broaden your scope of knowledge?


We want to give our whānau the opportunity to be mentored in a theatre making element of their choosing!

Te Pou Kaiārahi may be your tohu – Take the time to hone your craft.


Register your interest below by April 1

We have FOUR spots available.

Successful applicants will receive:

  • A fee
  • A mentor
  • Loads of advice, tips, tricks
  • On-the-job experience
  • A custom-designed placement in one of our upcoming kaupapa this year

We will respond to the needs of our whānau around what you want to learn and when.

If this sounds like a bit of you, REGISTER BELOW and let us know what you’re keen to learn.


Hōtaka | Schedule

Registrations Due: 1 April 2023

Selection of Mentees: 24 April 2023

Programme Dates: May – November 2023

The mentorship dates and mentor will be based on what applicants want to learn. 

Ngā mihi to our kaitautoko