July Holiday Programme
For ages 8-13 • $200
8 - 12 July 2019
9AM-3PM (drop off from 8.30AM, pick up by 3.15PM)
Venue: Centrepoint Theatre


This fun filled week will explore performance comedy in all of its forms, from physical and verbal comedy for the stage, to how to make a joke that will make your friends at school laugh. Tutor Emma Cusdin will guide students to find their strengths in the comedic form, build confidence on stage and off, and focus on interpersonal skills that are useful for their day to day lives.

This is an ideal opportunity for kids who want to try something new and thrilling, while building confidence within a safe and welcoming environment.

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Emma has worked on The Hobbit films, been a voice and skit actor for the children’s television show What Now? and performed improvisation all of the world, most notably with Loose Moose Theatre in Canada.

Emma hails from Christchurch and is an experienced actor, comedian, teacher, director and improviser. She has performed in various roles with the Court Theatre, Top Dog Theatre and Playhouse Theatre which toured Australasia.

She regularly performs in and MC’s Scared Scriptless and she has just made her professional playwright and directorial debut at the Court with her children’s show Thumbelina in January 2019.

With her first love being comedy, Emma is currently focussing on her stand up comedy and her regular role in the show and podcast Dungeons and Comedians.


For more info, e-mail Dan Pengelly or call (06) 354 5740.