MEET THE TEAM:

Aston Garratt
Aston Garratt
Head of Programme
Aston is the Creator and Executive Producer of Emote Trust, Dancing in the Park and the Amplified Programme. Aston looks forward to mentoring Youth to join the team in putting on free public events for the community.
Mihirangi Fleming
Mihirangi Fleming
Entertainment Module Facilitator
Mihirangi, aka 'Queen of Live Loops', joins the Amplified team to share her wealth of knowledge acquired from a professional music career that involves touring over 150 major cities around the world, and performing with A-Class international artists.

Cherise Fenner
Cherise Fenner
Production Module Facilitator
Cherise is the Assistant Producer of Dancing in the Park events and the Amplified Programme. She brings her experience working in production and marketing for youth events put on by Freq Music, together with directing Dancing in the Park Howick.
Sound/Lighting Technician(s) Needed
Sound/Lighting Technician(s) Needed
Technical Module Facilitator(s)
Sadly our sound Dancing in the Park technicians work 9-5 jobs, so we are looking for engineers that could teach the set ups for them. If this is you, please get in touch! Email enquire@amplified.nz
Rory McKnee
Rory McKnee "Dragon Poi"
Flow & Fire Dancing Instructor
Rory is one of the other creators of Dancing in the Park, responding to Aston’s request to gather people for a night of dancing in the Auckland Domain in 2015. Rory is the master of fire poi and has entertained many around Australasia with his mesmerising spinning and tricks.
Matt Brown
Matt Brown
Production Module Facilitator
Matt is renown for his work in the indsutry making events look great with art, decor and a little DJing on the side. Matt is passionate about encouraging others to use creative outlets to help managing challenging emotions, feeling good, and staying out of trouble.
Sean Corlette
Sean Corlette "Kidku"
DJ Instructor
Kidku is a versatile commercial DJ holding residencies in top nightclubs all around Auckland. At Dancing in the Park Howick Feb 2017 we discovered his tunes are great to spin to and felt he'd be the perfect guy to call in and train up the next generation. Luckily he said yes! :)
Drumming Instructors Welcome!
Drumming Instructors Welcome!
Drumming Instructors
Auckland drumming instructors are sought after 'cos drumming is cool. We know a heap and they're all busy so we're looking for a team of drumming instructors to give us a hand. This is Chewy - you'll see him on one of the days. If you want to join us, email enquire@amplified.nz

If you have skills and expertise that would contribute to our team of facilitators and instructors, we’d love to hear from you. We also welcome volunteers and a support team, so if you’d like to get involved in any way...

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