"The school is moving into a new chapter..." – John Knight, Principal


Since 1994, EXCEL School of Performing Arts has offered a unique, performance-based course earning graduates a New Zealand Certificate in Dance, Drama or Music (subject to NZQA approval of new Level 4 Qualifications).

As a Christian-based school, EXCEL is not only interested in providing the best Performing Arts training but seeks to build transformed lives in a supportive, creative and vibrant whanau environment.

Students enjoy small classes and one-on-one tuition enabling them to achieve exceptional results.  Tutors at EXCEL are experienced industry professionals and some of New Zealand's best - choreographers, dancers, musicians, singers, actors - all active in their chosen field.

Here at EXCEL School of Performing Arts we are passionate about investing into the young performing artists of the future.

Entry is by audition which start from October in Auckland.