theater in der hoffnung (italy) 

Shakespeare for Schools

Scarlett Ritchie
Johann Walraven

directed by
David Ritchie

16 -30 March 2011, am and pm with discussion afterwards

02 9958 8525


Johann Walraven Biography

Since graduating from NIDA in Acting in 2003 Johann has appeared as Vincent Van Gogh in Vincent in Brixton (Ensemble), Ethelred in Silence, and Jack in Checklist for an Armed Robber (B Sharp) Mike in Dinner (Griffin), Rot in Features of Blown Youth  and Hamlet in Hamlet (New Theatre), Will and Donny in The Carnivores (TRS), Jaques in As You Like It (Shakespeare Centre), Adam in Alaska (ATYP), amongst other things. Other roles include TV performances in Fireflies, Home and Away, All Saints, Rescue Special Ops, Rake, the U.S feature film Stealth, numerous short films & music videos.

Shakespeare for Schools

Shakespeare für die Oberschulen

Shakespeare per le scuole superiori

Scarlett Ritchie Biography

Scarlett graduated from Theatre Nepean in 2004 in Sydney.  Her final credits were Julius Caesar (directed by Lee Lewis) and Pentecost (directed by Anthony Skuse). 

She has worked in theatre production in both South Africa and London.  In 2009 she Assistant Directed a production of Twelfth Night at the Sydney Theatre School and recently played Frankenstein’s Bride in a ten minute adaptation of Frankenstein for Short and Sweet, the worlds largest short play festival.

In 2006 and 2007 Scarlett doubled Cordelia/Oswald in consecutive productions of King Lear by Harlos Productions.  She continued her working relationship with Harlos in Hamlet, playing Ophelia for them in both 2009 and 2010.

David Ritchie Biography

Theatre: Hamlet (dir. & Claudius), King Lear (Lear), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Aegeus & Quince), Titus Andronicus (Titus), Othello (Iago), Tattoo, The Man Who, The Unexpected Man, Europeans, Ritter, Dene, Voss, Young Tycoons, The Doglogs. Film: Wolverine, Multiple Choice, Disgrace (3 awards), I Am Not Someone Else, Beneath Hill 60. Television: All Saints MRU, Chandon Pictures, Stupid Stupid Man, Out of the Blue, White Collar/Blue & Major Crime East West. Voice Work: Recently Puyi, The Last Emperor of China, which he narrated, won the Gold Medal in Toronto for Best Documentary. He has worked for the ABC, BBC, Discovery Channel, National Geographic, ZDF, NPR. Channel 4, & NHK, among others.  David is the male voice in The Lyric Voice – the innovative & highly acclaimed 15 ep. programme, devised & produced by Phil Carrick, featuring literature from 1400 to yesterday, which was twice aired nationally on ABC Classic FM in 2008. Another series is planned this year by popular demand.

From: ‘Dolomiten’ 16 March 2011

From: ‘Dolomiten’ 23 March 2011