Kathryn Rawlings - John Katipa
   
  • SELECT
    HEIGHT:
    177cm
    HAIR:
    grey/white
    EYES:
    brown
  • John Katipa
    BACKGROUND
    John is a graduate of the NZ Drama School who has achieved highly recommended reviews & awards. "Having to raise a family has been my biggest achievement yet." After taking several years off to raise his family he has now returned back to the arts after a well-deserved break.

  • AWARDS & NOMINATIONS
  • YEAR
  • Nominated BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR "Marcus" in STAUNCH - NZ Television Awards 2002
  • MOST PROMISING NEW COMER - Chapman Tripp Awards 2000 for "Haruru Mai"

  • FILM
  • YEAR
  • PRODUCTION
  • ROLE
  • COMPANY/VENUE
  • DIRECTOR
  • 2004
  • RIVER QUEEN
  • Interrogating Kaupapa
  • Silver Screen Films
  • Vincent Ward
  • 2001
  • TE TANGATA WHAI RAWA O VENICE
  • Pononga
  • He Taonga Films
  • Don Selwyn

  • TELEVISION
  • YEAR
  • PRODUCTION
  • ROLE
  • COMPANY/VENUE
  • DIRECTOR
  • 2002
  • CHARLIE THE DREADED
  • Joe
  • Aroha Films Ltd
  • 2002
  • MATAKU III
  • Darcy
  • South Pacific Pictures
  • Kerry Carter
  • 2001
  • HAKA AND SIVA
  • Hemi
  • Aroha Films Ltd
  • 2001
  • MAUI TIKI TIKI A TARANGA
  • Brother
  • He Taonga Films
  • Don Selwyn
  • 2001
  • TURIA (Maori Language drama)
  • Heke (lead)
  • He Taonga Films
  • Moana Sinclair
  • 2000
  • ICE HOUSE DRAMA
  • 2 eps
  • Ice As - TV3
  • 1999
  • STAUNCH
  • Marcus (lead)
  • Anson Grieve - TV3
  • Keith Hunter

  • THEATRE
  • YEAR
  • PRODUCTION
  • ROLE
  • COMPANY/VENUE
  • DIRECTOR
  • 2003
  • AWHI TAPU
  • Wendel (lead)
  • Circa Theatre
  • Nathaniel Lees
  • 2003
  • POTIKI'S MEMORY OF STONE
  • Potiki (lead)
  • Court Theatre, CHCH
  • Cathy Downes
  • 2002
  • BLUE ORANGE
  • Lead
  • Downstage Theatre, Wellington
  • 2001
  • PARADISE
  • Sunny (lead)
  • Writer - Toa Fraser
  • Tina Cook
  • 2000
  • HARURU MAI
  • Taku
  • NZ Festival of the Arts
  • Colin McColl
  • 2000
  • WHEN SUN & MOON COLLIDE
  • Declan (lead)
  • Bats Theatre, Wellington
  • Roy Ward
  • 1999
  • T.I.E.
  • Actor
  • Devised
  • Christian Penny
  • 1998
  • HAMATSA
  • Co-Lead
  • New York City Tour
  • 1998
  • DUTY FREE - season of short plays
  • Various
  • Bats Theatre, Wellington
  • 1997
  • GOLD
  • Ensemble
  • Theatre at Large
  • 1996
  • PENTECOST
  • Antonio
  • NZ Drama School
  • 1996
  • LANARCH
  • Donald
  • NZ Drama School
  • 1996
  • HAMATSA - self devised monologue
  • Warrior
  • NZ Drama School
  • 1996
  • WILDMAN
  • Golden Boy
  • NZ Drama School
  • 1995
  • SPRING AWAKENING
  • Emst Robel
  • NZ Drama School
  • 1994
  • IN THE WILDERNESS WITHOUT A HAT


  • TRAINING
  • ONE YEAR NORTHLAND POLYTECHNIC - 1993
  • NZ DRAMA SCHOOL "Toi Whakaari O Aotearoa" - Graduated 1995

  • RELEVANT SKILLS
  • FULL DRIVERS LICENSE, SURFING, BOXING, TAIAHA, SINGING (Baritone), GUITAR, COMPETENT TE REO.
  • ACCENTS - Australian, African, Standard American, Indian, English.