Roy Ward

Reverend John Hale

Roy trained at the New Zealand Drama School.  Acting highlights include Colin McColl’s acclaimed productions of Ibsen’s A Doll’s House and Durrenmatt’s The Visit (for which Roy was named Best Supporting Actor in Wellington’s Chapman Tripp Theatre Awards).  For several years Roy was based in Amsterdam where he played leading roles in a number of Dutch-produced feature films and shorts. Film and television acting credits include Outrageous Fortune, Maddigan’s Quest, Perfect Creature, Shortland Street and The Ugly. Roy has worked extensively in television as a writer, script editor and script producer. He directed Kate and Miranda Harcourt’s Flowers From My Mother’s Garden for the New Zealand International Arts Festival and subsequent national tour.  Roy has been Auckland Theatre Company’s Associate Director Artistic and Literary since early 2005 and has directed Up For Grabs by David Williamson and Michael Galvin’s The Ocean Star for the Company.