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Sarita Keo Kossamak So


Nationality:    New Zealander
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Sarita So is a first generation New Zealand born Cambodian. Born and bred in Wellington she has always had a vested interest in her cultural heritage and the arts. Growing up in Wellington she has always learnt and participated in the Wellington Cambodian community events, both as dancer and actor. She completed a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature and Theatre at Victoria University, following this up with a Bachelor of Performing Arts in Acting at Toi Whakaari: New Zealand Drama School, where she had the pleasure of working with the Melbourne Workers Theatre as part of her secondment. Since completing Drama School, Sarita has worked on the inaugural Matariki Development Festival, work-shopping the award winning play 'Hui' by Mitch Tawhi Thomas, been seen in 'Gas' by Thomas Sainsbury, the Chapman Tripp nominated 'Pirates and Ninja's' in both the Wellington and Auckland seasons. Sarita has also appeared on TV3's comedy Show 'WannaBen' Sarita has been based in Auckland for the past 2 years, where she developed 'Neang Neak's Legacy' the first Cambodian New Zealand play.

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Neang Neak's Legacy

Neang Neak's Legacy

Having escaped from the Khmer Rouge regime in their homeland Cambodia, husband Veasna and wife Chantrea, find themselves in Wellington. A decade after their arrival, they are confronted by the ghosts of their past. A story of redemption, NEANG NEAK'S LEGACY asks how do you bury your ghosts? -


1st Produced:
Gryphon, Wellington, NZ    25 Sep 2013

Tawata Productions

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