Based in Canterbury Genre Multi Discipline

Hamish Petersen

Hamish is a Canadian in New Zealand attending St. Andrew's College. He has attended and performed since 2008 at regional SGCNZ UOSWSF festivals, performing four times and directing twice. 2013 was his first time performing at the National Festival and NSSP despite his sele ction to last year's week. When not involved with the works of Shakespeare, he studies the History of Art and plays in top tier Pipe Bands nationally and internationally. Hamish hopes to be involved in Theatre and Art for the rest of his life in any capacity he can be.

Hamish is one of the 24 students selected from over 5500 secondary students to be members of the prestigious Shakespeare Globe Centre New Zealand Young Shakespeare Company 2014 (SGCNZ YSC 2014). This group of young people, chosen to represent New Zealand, will travel to the UK from 4-23 July 2014, where they will undertake intensive theatre workshops and rehearsals culminating in the public performance of an hour of a Shakespeare play on stage at Shakespeare’s Globe, London.