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April Foundations Workshop - 3 Days

  • Auckland Live, Aotea Centre 50 Mayoral Drive Auckland Central (map)

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This free three day workshop offers theatre training for young people aged 14-24 years. Suitable for all levels of experience, it will be led by professional tutors from the Massive teaching team. You will learn theatre foundation skills and techniques, and explore different ways of making theatre pieces using your own ideas and stories. The workshop runs from 10am to 4pm each day at Auckland Live, Aotea Centre.

Sam Scott and Margaret-Mary Hollins


Sam Scott is the founder and Artistic Director of Massive Theatre Company. She has been directing and teaching in New Zealand and internationally for over 30 years, and was the founder of Theatresports in Schools in 1990. Sam has a passion for acting, devising, building community through telling stories, and helping young people to find a sense of self and confidence through theatre.

Margaret-Mary Hollins is an actor, director and tutor who has been involved with Massive since its early days as Maidment Youth Theatre. As well as being a guest tutor on many Massive productions, she tutored and co-directed Massive Nui Ensemble’s first showing of 2018, ‘Hold Your Horses.’ Margaret-Mary is the Artistic Director of Marvellous Theatre Group and House of Hudson, with whom she is currently developing a new work, ‘The Lights Out Project.’