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Featherston Booktown Karukatea Festival 2022
Presenter Biography


James Ladanyi

James is an actor, voice-artist, and podcaster based in Te Whanganui-a-tara. An alumnus of Victoria University of Wellington, and the prestigious Bristol Old Vic Theatre School in the U.K, James is a performer who has worked across a wide range of creative mediums, including television, film, international commercial campaigns, and theatre. A passionate down-time reader, James was inspired to produce a show for the Featherston Booktown Karukatea Festival that celebrates the vibrancy and inherent theatricality of the New Zealand fiction canon. James is represented by Gail Cowan Management.

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