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Ella Newton stars in ABC's Newton's Law

Posted 28 March 2017 Ella Newton Newton's Law

Congratulations to Wesley student Ella Newton who has been cast in ABC’s Newton’s Law. Her television co-stars are an outstanding line-up of Australian actors including Claudia Karvan, Toby Schmitz, Brett Tucker and Georgina Naidu. Her role as teenage daughter ‘Lydia Newton-Docker’ has appeared across five episodes in the legal drama.

The opportunity has given Ella the fantastic experience of working in a real life production. She describes a day on set as, “Very long, there’s a lot of waiting around but it’s also so fun, I was lucky because everyone in the cast was so lovely, making the overall process very easy.”

Ella’s interest in drama started at Wesley and her student theatre credentials include: A Midsummer Night’s Dream, God, Oliver, The Crucible, West Side Story and this year’s Senior School play, Richard lll and says “I wouldn’t have known how much I enjoy acting without doing the Wesley productions”.

Ella reflects on her love of acting, “I love seeing what happens behind the scenes. There’s so much that goes into creating a work, seeing it all come together is very interesting. I love creating things so being part of a team to create a production is really fulfilling for me.”

The first season of Newton’s Law is currently screening on ABC and ABC iview.


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