Empowering young people through creativity.

An introduction

The heart of Mixit is our Saturday afternoon sessions, bringing together a diverse group of young people to mix, create and express themselves. Running from 2pm to 4.30pm, it’s an open space where anyone is welcome. We usually have 10-15 participants and a mix of regulars and newcomers, led by 2-3 Mixit leaders and guest artists. These Saturday sessions are commitment-free. Participation is fluid and our young people come along whenever they can. One thing we guarantee is that every Saturday during the school term, Mixit is here for them.

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Activities

Here are the latest events, projects and activities imagined, performed and created by our Mixit community.

Paused due to COVID-19 - Make beats in motion!!!

Stomp, Slap, Clap, Click, Flick, Whistle, Shout!! Join our body percussion orchestra! Free creative workshops at Corban Estate Arts Centre Saturdays during school term.

Find out more

When: 2 - 4.30pm Saturdays from 8th Feb - 4th April

Where: Corban Estate Arts Centre, 2 Mt Lebanon Lane, Henderson

People

Mixit is all about people. Meet our Alumni, our Youth Leaders and the support team that have made Mixit what it is today.

Ilknur Ozbal
Ilknur Ozbal

Youth leader

Ilknur is our most recent addition to the Youth Leader programme, joining in early 2019. When she's not busy focusing on her Year 13 studies at Waitakere College you'll find her keeping active through playing sports and going to the gym. She is also interested in promoting the value diversity and encouraging people to be happy with their difference...

Oscar Arnold
Oscar Arnold

Alumni squad

Oscar comes from a performing arts family, who discovered Mixit at one of our outdoor site-specific performance events. Oscar immediately jumped in with his irrepressible brand of enthusiastic energy and willingness. He’s always ready to leap into any creative direction – be it dance, acting or music. It’s not if he will jump but simply how high an...

Ilham Akhlaqi
Ilham Akhlaqi

Youth leader

Ilham Akhlaqi joined our Youth Leadership programme in 2018. She is currently in her third year of a Bachelor of Creative Technologies at AUT, and hopes to pursue a career that allows her to draw upon her interest in technology as well as art and design.

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