Arts Notices


Acting / Musical Theatre

Off Broadway performing arts school presents: Ages 9 & 10, classes in acting and musical theatre: These classes will be always be taught by Tami Mansfield with additional instruction by Off Broadway mentors in movement, acting, and singing. Tuesdays 4pm to 5:30pm starting 14th Feb 2017, $110 Acting: 4 to 4:45pm, $120 Musical Theatre 4:45 to 5:30pm, 8 classes per term. Held at NIS performing arts suite. Tami Mansfield, MFA acting, moved to Nelson 5 years ago from New York City where she worked for 7 years for Broadway's Roundabout Theatre Company. "I always to teach kids the way professional actors are taught; the goal is confidence and joy through theatre skills.", 021-260-6189



Zumba: Come down for a fun dance fitness class! 6:30pm. Mondays @ the Old St Johns Hall, 320 Hardy Street, Nelson. Wednesdays @ Clifton Terrace School Hall, Atawhai Drive. Like & follow us for class updates on Facebook:ZumbaFitnessNelsonAtawhai

Mad Beat Hip Hop Studio Richmond term 3 has just started!! For the beginner or the advanced.  Have fun, get fit and enjoy learning new dance skills in a fun, supportive environment. Check out the MadBeat web site for a detailed timetable and term fees or call Chloe on 02108505052.   Website:  email:"



"Get Creative" Art Workshops: 6 - 9 yr olds. At Baptist Church, 193 Bridge Street. Mon / Tue 3:30 - 5pm. $15 per session (all materials provided). FB: Oksana Talan, 022 192 7101,

Term 3 Drawing class: Observation – learning to draw what we see. After school 3.15 – 4.15pm Mondays or Tuesdays for Year 6,7,8 students. Visit to see what we do. Email for venue/ fees/ information.


Music Tuition

Flute Lessons: Thinking of offering your child the gift of music? Highly qualified, experienced and friendly flute teacher accepting students now. Contact Anna on 021 124 6603 or

The McIver Music Academy: Piano /Keyboard; Preschool music club; Ukulele and 'The Nelson Youth Choir'. We offer your first lesson free and a goodie bag for participants. Only a few spaces left. Contact now 539 4009 or Facebook us 

Katie Dey Violin & Piano Lessons: for age 3yrs and up. Katie Dey teaches violin and piano by the Suzuki method, music theory and music reading. The Suzuki method is also known as the “mother tongue” method and involves learning initially by ear, so is ideal for young children. Both individual and group lessons are involved. Katie teaches in Nelson and Motueka.  Contact

Stix on Skinz: Drum Lessons for all levels beginner to advanced students and Bass Guitar Lessons for beginners. Contact Andreas for more information on 027 315 5079 or visit

Nelson City Brass: has a ‘Youth Programme’ under the guidance of Musical Director Mr. N. Weeks. The scheme is aimed at providing opportunities to learn a brass instrument for students aged 8 – 13 years. Tuition is at the Nelson City Band Room, Hathaway Terrace, (next to Trafalgar Park). Instrument Hire is Free. Tuition is Free. The ‘Youth Programme’ is on Tuesday afternoons at 4.30pm. For further information, contact: or mobile 0274448939