Scaling the Opera Ladder

New Zealand tenor Geoffrey Knight is a versatile individual, a former member of motorbike gang Highway 61, a stuntman, actor and deep sea trawlerman, Knight is currently performing Gilbert & Sullivan’s operetta Utopia Limited with the Rockdale Opera in Australia. Knight said the next step is work with one of the professional Australian companies. “I’m the last person that thought I’d be doing this, but I love it,” he said. Knight graduated from the National Academy of Singing and Dramatic Art, where renowned international bass and visiting tutor Grant Dickson commented, “I believe you have the talent, intelligence, and the potential to be a highly sought after singer on the international stage.”


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Jane Campion Casts Cumberbatch and Moss

Jane Campion Casts Cumberbatch and Moss

After a decade of being absent from the big screen, Academy Award-winner New Zealander Jane Campion is readying her first feature since 2009’s Bright Star. Campion will next direct her own…