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The New Zealand Stunt School (NZSS)

Founded by international stuntwoman Dayna Grant, provides stunt training to new and existing stunt performers of all ages, as well as actors/actresses to sharpen up their physical performance skills. The NZSS also provides stunt rigging for commercial shows and live theatre, private tuition, regular training workshops, youth camps, horse riding workshops, and stunt equipment hire.


The school not only delivers world-class training in many of the various stunt essentials and specialties but we also provide mentorship to help guide dedicated and talented new students along their journey to becoming stunt performers in the industry.


Multi award winning (SAG & Artemis winner, Taurus nominee) international double, performer & coordinator, Dayna is the ultimate all-round kiwi stunt woman. From her dancing & fitness background starting a career as Xena: Warrior Princess horse riding double, to gaining multiple lead stunt double roles over the last 20 years for Charlize Theron, Tilda Swinton, Lynda Carter, Gwyneth Paltrow, Bridget Regan, Ingrid Bolso Berdal, Lucy Lawless and many more.


They can supply experienced film horses for your next project.

Horsemaster, Rory McTavish has trained stunt horses for Film TV and advertising to the highest possible standard and performed the action himself in front of camera.


Having started in excess of 500 horses under saddle and retrained hundreds of problem horses Rory has a deep understanding of the horses mind and how to prepare them for any challenge.


As a member of the Stunt Guild of New Zealand Rory has worked with some of the worlds most experienced performers and coordinators.

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