"EXCEL changed my life forever" – Gibby Harris


EXCEL School of Performing Arts has since 1994 offered a unique, performance-based course earning graduates an NZQA-accredited Certificate of Performance in Dance, Drama or Music (Music students majoring in Bass, Drums, Guitar, Keys or Vocals).

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 auditions which are held from late October in Auckland, Rotorua, Palmerston North, Wellington and Christchurch.