M.A.K.E at MAP
Youth Company

Movement. Art. Knowledge. Experience.

an opportunity for young people to connect, create, and perform through the art of movement

Calling all young movement makers!

MAP invites Rangatahi (13 - 18 years) to a year-long programme hosted at Movement Art Practice.

M.A.K.E is an intensive movement programme designed to nurture creativity; increasing exposure to dance and the arts.

Rangatahi will attend weekly workshops with specialised tutors to build skills in:

Contemporary Dance
Maori Movement

Participants will be given the opportunity to design and choreograph their own end-of-semester presentation at Little Andromeda, as well as participate in a production workshop (staging, lighting, sound) in the theatre.

Saturdays 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Term 1: 29 April - 24 June
Performance Dates: (tbc

 Per Term $175.00 | Per Semester $350

To enrol for 2023:

1. Fill out an enrolment form
2. Book your term / semester pass

Payment can be made term by term or by semester.

About Your Tutor

Savanah Tukariri (Lead Tutor)
(Kai Tahu, Ngāti Mutunga, Ngāti Whātua, Ngāpuhi)

Savanah is a multi-passionate, māori creative, māmā of 2 and 3rd generation kaihaka of Te Ahikaaroa Kapa Haka (est. 1993). Currently teaching Māori Movement at Movement Art Practice in Ōtautahi. She has worked on many projects in collaboration with the Christchurch Symphony Orchestra, The Court Theatre, The National Māori Theatre Hui and multiple Te Matatini Kapa Haka Competitions as a performer, tutor and choreographer over the past 10 years. 

An upcoming project that Savanah is working on is presenting at Tiny Fest in Ōtautahi, 2023. Her debut inter-disciplinary work named URUAO incorporates movement and multimedia to explore the future of māori story-telling.

*Savanah will work alongside guest tutors specialising in Film, Māu Rākau, Drama, Music, Hip Hop, and Production.