Sophia Hawthorne


Sophia won the TVNZ Young Achievers Award in 1995 and gained a scholarship to study singing in New York.

Over the past five years she has worked extensively in the NZ film and theatre industries. Her film credits include: Short: DESTROYING ANGEL, OUT OF THE BLUE, THE BAR and SHE’S RACING.

Features: WHEN LOVE COMES ALONG and SAVAGE HONEYMOON, for which she was nominated for Best Supporting Actress.

Sophia’s seventh performance with Auckland Theatre Company was as Little Red Riding Hood in INTO THE WOODS having previously performed in THE SEAGULL, SOCIAL CLIMBERS, THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS, CLOSER, THE CRIPPLE OF INISHMAAN and CABARET. Other theatre credits include: SHE STOOPS TO CONQUER, THE SEAGULL (Circa), INTO THE WOODS (Watershed), TITUS ANDRONICUS, ROMEO & JULIET, THE CRUCIBLE and THE SOUND OF MUSIC.