Jo Hodgson

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Jo holds Performance Certificates in Voice (Trinity) and Oboe (Royal Schools) and has taught music to children for nearly 20 years, bringing musical fun to hundreds of pre-schoolers as well as teaching singing to a range of students around the Wellington region, both in groups and individually.
A passion for music theatre has seen Jo tour New Zealand in Evita, with Stetson Group, as well as taking on the roles of ‘Grizabella’ in Cats for Wellington Musical Theatre, ‘Mrs Noah’ in NZ Opera’s production of Britten’s Noye’s Fludde, ‘Octavia’ in Paul Jenden and Gareth Farr’s The Nero Show at Circa and most recently ‘Hida’ in Red Scare Theatre’s premiere production of The Bone Thief.
 
As a choral singer, Jo was a foundation member of the New Zealand Secondary Students Choir and has been a member of the New Zealand Youth Choir and Voices New Zealand chamber choir. She currently sings with Nota Bene, Baroque Voices and Inspirare and is assistant musical director with Wellington Young Voices Children’s Choir.

Jo Hodgson's reviews

JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR

Wellington

09/05/2017 - 13/05/2017

"Epic challenge to today’s values..

Songs of the Sea | Waiata o te Moana

Paraparaumu, Wellington

20/04/2017 - 29/04/2017

"A visual and aural sensory experience..

"Imaginative storytelling with a visual feast of theatre magic..

PAPER SHAPER

Wellington

18/04/2017 - 17/04/2019

"Fanciful and inspiring..

"Captivating and heart-warming with environmental message..

THE WHALE RIDER

Auckland, Wellington

05/07/2014 - 18/03/2017

"Poignant, thought provoking and important..

"Gently told modern classic..

THE QUEEN OF TARTS

Wellington

01/02/2017 - 05/02/2017

"Big bold start for Bacchus..

"An imaginative journey for all ages..

ROGER HALL’S JACK AND THE BEANSTALK 2016

Wellington

19/11/2016 - 14/01/2017

"Jack offers ‘awesome’ pantomime..

"Wellingtonians get the good laugh they need..

THE GRUFFALO

Auckland, Wellington, Palmerston North, New Plymouth

30/09/2016 - 30/10/2016

"Inventively told with delight, energy and skill..

"Excellent fun with a valuable message..

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THE FAIRYTALE COOKBOOK

Wellington

28/09/2016 - 08/10/2016

"Building a world of imagination..

SMOKEY JOE’S CAFÉ

Wellington

15/09/2016 - 24/09/2016

"Tight ensemble singing and several standout performances..

DinoRock – A Musical for Kids

Wellington

12/07/2016 - 23/07/2016

"“A show to learn kindness and science”..

Legally Blonde the Musical

Wellington

12/05/2016 - 21/05/2016

"Funny and fluffy with strong messages..

GUJI GUJI

Wellington, Havelock North

09/03/2015 - 15/10/2016

"Good lessons learned..

"Beautifully and gently told..

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IMPROV FOR KIDS 2016

Wellington

18/04/2016 - 29/04/2016

"Impressive flow of creativity..

NATURAL HABITAT

Wellington

24/02/2016 - 25/02/2016

"Endearing characters, clever lyrics, stylistic compositions..

CAKE TEA and COURTSHIP Songs of the 1920s

Wellington

12/02/2016 - 13/02/2016

"A perfectly joyous hark back to the music of a bygone era..

THE LAST FIVE YEARS*

Wellington

02/12/2015 - 05/12/2015

"Especially poignant..

EVITA

Wellington

07/11/2015 - 21/11/2015

"Exceptionally professional Evita..

"Experience the power..

KIWI MOON

Wellington

04/04/2015 - 10/10/2015

"Humorous and heartfelt..

"A must-see holiday highlight..

THE PRINCESS AND THE PEA

Wellington

26/09/2015 - 10/10/2015

"Slick, confident and lively..

"All the right ingredients..

SERIAL KILLER BARBIE – The Musical

Wellington

18/09/2015 - 26/09/2015

"Clever exploration of insecurities, frustrations, fears and realisations..

SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN

Wellington, Auckland

15/04/2015 - 24/05/2015

"What a glorious evening..

"Cloudy, with a chance of Glorious Feeling..

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RUMPELSTITLSKIN

Wellington

07/04/2015 - 18/04/2015

"Broccoli makes you gorgeous..