Edwin Wright

Rev. Athol Sedgwick

Since graduating from Otago University's Allen Hall Theatre in 1999, Edwin has been fortunate enough to work with some of New Zealand's leading practitioners of theatre, film and television.

He has worked extensively with Silo Theatre over the past seven years; his credits include UNIDENTIFIED HUMAN REMAINS AND THE TRUE NATURE OF LOVE, THE BOYS IN THE BAND, TAKE ME OUT, DYING CITY, RABBIT and, most recently, THE SCENE, earlier this year.

Other notable theatre credits include THE DUMB WAITER, ARCADIA, ONE FLESH, RICHARD III, CLOSER, CHERISH and the critically acclaimed solo piece BRUISED.

Film and television highlights include KING KONG, UNDERWORLD III: RISE OF THE LYCANS, POWER RANGERS, RUDE AWAKENINGS and OUTRAGEOUS FORTUNE.
Recently Edwin worked on the South Pacific Pictures telefeature SPIES AND LIES, television drama/thriller series THIS IS NOT MY LIFE, and completed the filming of his first feature film lead role in MATARIKI, all yet to be released.

THE POHUTUKAWA TREE is his fourth production with Auckland Theatre Company previous productions being THE CRUCIBLE, END OF THE RAINBOW and PLAY 2.03.