Festival to Schools


We are excited to introduce you to our 2021 Festival offering for schools – 100% homegrown works, celebrated throughout Aotearoa and on the international stage!

You can download the schools programme or book your performances below.   

Flaxmere Each year the Hawke’s Bay Arts Festival reaches several thousand young people from CHB to Hastings, Napier to Wairoa, bringing the magic of live performance directly into schools. This gives our tamaraki the opportunity to experience the awe of performance in our incredible local venues – the Hawke’s Bay Opera House at Toitoi, the MTG Century Theatre and the Blyth Centre for the Performing Arts.

We know that exposure to the Performing Arts has the power to inspire and connect our young people. This year our Festival to Schools programme features theatre, comedy, puppetry, circus, dance and multi-disciplinary works that reflect the diversity of our community and will have you and your tamariki laughing, connecting and thinking creatively.

With quality performances on offer for all ages, share the magic of the 2021 Hawke’s Bay Arts Festival with your students.

 If you require more information for your school or community on any of the Festival to Schools offerings this year please contact our Education Manager, Lisa-Jane Easter lj@hbaf.co.nz 

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