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Big Fan launches Third Intake for Ignite Programme 2024

Story Published Friday 10 May 2024

Ignite has a unique aim to teach rangatahi not only creativity within, but also the complimentary skills in support of the music industry, exposing them to the incredible breadth of career pathways and opportunities that exist within it.

The programme offers one on one mentoring from industry professionals, upskilling opportunities, hands on experience and the opportunity to apply the skills learnt to practice. Through Ignite, we engage the wider community by producing truly authentic all ages shows – run by young people for young people, whilst creating key performance opportunities for young and emerging artists.


For rangatahi aged between 15 and 18 years old based in Tāmaki Makaurau

8-week programme runs Sunday 09 June - Wednesday 31 July

Applications Open:  Tuesday 30th April 2024 at 10am

Applications Close:  Sunday 12th May 2024 at 10pm

Applicants Notified By: Friday 17th May 2024*

*Subject to change

Rangatahi passionate about music and events and interested in learning and new experiences.

· Citizens and residents based in Tāmaki Makaurau

· Rangatahi aged between 15 and 18 years old, at the start of the programme

· Be available for all key dates of Ignite (refer to info doc)

· No prior experience required

Ngā mihi Manatū Taonga - Ministry of Culture & Heritage for making Ignite possible.

Email [email protected]

Instagram @ignite_nz