Shake Alive 2016

SGCNZ ALUMNI

Samuel Phillips (SGCNZ ETPP 2015)

Samuel Phillips is a theatre maker from Wellington. In 2015 he participated in the inaugural year of SGCNZ’s Emerging Theatre Practitioners’ Programme at Shakespeare’s Globe in London. Currently Samuel is travelling and making work overseas. in 2018 he directed Wellington Summer Shakespeare, presenting The Comedy of Errors in a central city location. He was artistic director of […] Read More

Taylor Barrett (SGCNZ NSSP 2009, SGCNZ YSC 2010)

Taylor Barrett was part of the Southland Boys’ High School Romeo & Juliet 15 minute scene at the 2009 SGCNZ National UOSWSF, for which he was awarded “Special Individual Performance”. Following that he was selected for the 2009 SGCNZ NSSP where he played Sebastian in Twelfth Night directed by Lori Leigh at Parliament and Wellington Zoo. In 2010 he entered […] Read More

Holly Shanahan (SGCNZ NSSP 1999, SGCNZ YSC 2000)

Holly Shanahan has enjoyed a professional career in film, television and theatre since 2004. Holly participated in the SGCNZ Sheilah Winn Festival of Shakespeare in Schools (now SGCNZ UOSWSF) while at New Plymouth Girls High School, and attended the SGCNZ National Shakespeare Schools Production (NSSP) in 1999. Following this she travelled to London in 2000 […] Read More

Glen Pickering (SGCNZ NSSP 1996)

Glen Pickering is a graduate from Unitec with a Bachelor of Performing and Screen Arts, majoring in Acting. As an actor, he worked with leading theatre companies including Auckland’s Theatre Company, Silo Theatre, Centrepoint Theatre, The Large Group and with many of New Zealand’s top directors. As a director Glen has directed over 20 productions. […] Read More

Kelly Harris (SGCNZ TGG 2011, SGCNZ ETPP 2015)

Kelly Harris has worked as a Drama and English teacher for the past 10 years at Feilding High School. Having trained at Massey University, she has worked as an actor and director on numerous community projects, including performing in five Manawatu Summer Shakespeare’s. In 2011, she spent two weeks at The Globe in London, as […] Read More

Amy Usherwood (SGCNZ NSSP 2002, SGCNZ YSC 2003)

Amy Usherwood (née Adams) attended SGCNZ NSSP in Taupo, 2002, after being selected from the SGCNZ Dunedin Regional Sheilah Winn Festival of Shakespeare in Schools that same year. At the National Festival in Wellington she was presented with the Best Director, Most Promising Actor and Best Production awards. She travelled to London with the SGCNZ Young Shakespeare […] Read More

Robin Kerr (SGCNZ NSSP 2003, SGCNZ YSC 2004)

Robin Kerr is a director who runs Auckland based theatre company The PlayGround Collective. While a student at Wellington High School he participated in SGCNZ Sheilah Winn Festival of Shakespeare in Schools (now SGCNZ UOSWSF), eventually earning a place in the SGCNZ Young Shakespeare Company 2004 – after travelling to the Globe he went on […] Read More

Jackson Coe (SGCNZ NSSP 2002, SGCNZ YSC 2003)

Jackson Coe attended SGCNZ NSSP in Taupo, 2002, after being selected from the SGCNZ Taranaki Regional Sheilah Winn Festival of Shakespeare in Schools (now UOSWSF) that same year. He travelled to London with the SGCNZ Young Shakespeare Company in 2003. Since his experience at Shakespeare’s Globe, he has performed the title role in Macbeth for […] Read More

Anna Richardson (SGCNZ NSSP 2005, SGCNZ TGG 2011)

Anna Richardson is a SGCNZ National Shakespeare Schools Production 2005 and SGCNZ Teachers Go Global 2011 Alumni. From 2006 – 2009 she completed her Bachelor of Arts and Post Graduate Diploma in Secondary Teaching at Otago University. She then returned to her hometown Rotorua to take up her first teaching role as Teacher in Charge of […] Read More

Alex Tarrant (SGCNZ NSSP 2008, SGCNZ YSC 2009)

Alex Tarrant attended Hamilton’s Fraser High School, where he very successfully participated in SGCNZ UOSWSF. He was selected for SGCNZ NSSP in 2008 and was chosen to be in SGCNZ YSC 2009. Upon graduating from Toi Whakaari: NZ Drama School in 2012, Alex has moved into the screen and television scene. “I still enjoy theatre. […] Read More
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