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.

Saturdays at Mixit!!

Join us in Term 2 2022 at Mixit!! It's free, fun and a great way to make new friends while tapping into your creative side!! Just flick us a message and we'll send you the details

Find out more

When: 2 - 4.30pm Saturdays from 7th May to 9th July

Where: The Dance Studio: 15 Morningside Drive, Auckland 1025

People

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

Munashe Tapfuya
Munashe Tapfuya

Outreach Activator

Munashe joined Mixit as a participant before going on to become a Youth Leader, and later a member of the inaugural Alumni Squad. She has a degree in Performing Arts and continues to pick up performance opportunities – predominantly on screen. She’s also currently undertaking part time Post Graduate studies in Social and Community Leadership. As ou...

Kaviesha Abeysinghe Perara
Kaviesha Abeysinghe Perara

Alumni squad

Kaviesha read about Mixit in her local paper as a teenager and ventured into the project determined to find opportunities for herself and her sister. She has always been involved with traditional Sri Lankan dance and discovered at Mixit the stimulation of different kinds of contemporary art forms and never looked back. She initially thought she wou...

Laya Rasooli
Laya Rasooli

Alumni squad

Laya is a Mixit youth leader who began participating in the Mixit project in late 2020. She loves Mixit's energy and cosy atmosphere. The friendly environment encourages activity and creativity.Laya is currently pursuing a degree in Architecture and a minor degree in Creative Technologies. Additionally, she works as a product marketing designer. La...

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