Lydia Peckham – 2016

Born in Scotland, Lydia moved to New Zealand when she was 8. She attended Nelson College for Girls, being involved in performances in SGCNZ’s UOSWSF every year. Roles played include […] Read More

Olivia Mahood – 2015

Olivia attended Kerikeri High School. While there she participated in SGCNZ’s University of Otago Sheilah Winn Shakespeare Festival in the Northland region with a scene from Othello between Desdemona and Emilia, playing […] Read More

 Patrick Carroll – 2014

Patrick grew up in Bath, England and moved to Christchurch when he was 13. He attended St Andrew’s College where he immersed himself in theatre, picking up several notable awards […] Read More

Keagan Fransch – 2013

Keagan moved to New Zealand from Zimbabwe in January 2004 and enrolled in Timaru Girls’ High School. There she was lucky enough to have Drama as one of her subjects […] Read More

Alex Tarrant – 2012 (updated 2016)

Alex 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. […] Read More

Leon Wadham – 2011

Leon Wadham grew up in Karori, attending Karori Normal School and then Onslow College with whom he participated in SGCNZ’s Festivals in 2005 and 2006. Before graduating from Toi Whakaari […] Read More

Chelsea Bognuda – 2010

Chelsea won several awards in SGCNZ’s University of Otago Sheilah Winn Shakespeare Festivals as a student at Nga Tawa School in Marton. She was chosen to attend SGCNZ National Shakespeare […] Read More

 Sophie Lindsay – 2009

Born in Vanuatu, Sophie spent her teenage years in Auckland where she attended St Cuthbert’s College. There she received commendations for her performances in the scenes in the Auckland Central […] Read More

Cian White – 2008 

Formerly from Rotorua, Cian Elyse White was a student at John Paul College, which is consistently involved in SGCNZ’s annual UOSWFSS. Cian was spotted for her talent in 2006, when […] Read More