Shake Alive 2016

SGCNZ ALUMNUS

Idam Sondhi (SGCNZ NSSP 2012, SGCNZ YSC 2013)

Idam Sondhi was part of SGCNZ NSSP 2012 and was selected to be a part of the SGCNZ Young Shakespeare Company 2013. He was chosen at the age of 16 whilst attending Macleans College in Auckland. The SGCNZ University of Otago Sheilah Winn ShakespeareFestival was a life-changing and creatively fulfilling experience for Idam as he grew, developed and acquired vital skills as a performer.

Idam was selected to represent team New Zealand at the World Championships of Performing Arts in 2014 held in Los Angeles. Here he gained scholarships to The New York Film Academy and The New York Conservatory of Dramatic Arts. He also won awards in the musical theater, comedy, and classical categories.

Idam recently completed his conservatory program in acting and screenwriting and has been residing in Los Angeles for the last year and half.