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Budding Hutt actors relish opportunities with Te Rakau

Updated: Dec 3, 2022

Dominion Post | 11 January 2016

Four budding actors from the Hutt are involved in a theatre project that delves way back in Wellington's past.


Four young people stand atop of large boxes, posing with prop muskets and hatchets
Former or current St Oran's and St Bernard's cast members taking part in the theatre production Dog & Bone are, from left, Zechariah Julius-Donnelly, Aidan Almand (front) John Ulu Va'a and Charlotte Lennon.

St Bernard's College students Zechariah Julius-Donnelly and John Ulu Va'a, former pupil Aidan Almand, and St Oran's past pupil Charlotte Lennon, are among a cast of 26 in Dog&Bone, which opens at at Te Papa Tongarewa's Soundings Theatre from January 21.

Written by Helen Pearse-Otene and directed by Jim Moriarty of Te Rākau Theatre Trust, Dog&Bone is the second of four plays in the UnderTOW series.

The students have been working with Te Rākau since 2013, when their high schools collaborated on the first play in the quartet: The Ragged.

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