Hunter Page-Lochard returns for Cleverman Season Two, having played the lead role of Koen West in the first series. He has since starred in the feature film Spear, which premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival in 2015 and was directed by acclaimed Artistic Director of Bangarra Dance Theatre, Stephen Page, as well as featuring in series 4 and 5 of the television drama Wentworth. Hunter made his feature film debut in Rachel Perkins’ award-winning film, Bran Nue Dae with Geoffrey Rush, Deborah Mailman and Jessica Mauboy. In 2012, he appeared in Wayne Blair’s The Sapphires, which screened in Official Selection at the Cannes Film Festival. He was also seen opposite Christina Ricci and Jack Thompson in Sarah Spillane’s feature Around the Block.
He has also appeared on stage in Elektra Orestes for Belvoir, Stephen Page’s Blak, Kin (GOMA Tour), Boomerang and Skin (Bangarra Dance Theatre), Bloodland (Sydney Theatre Company and Adelaide Festival), Black Diggers (QTC and Sydney Festival), Brothers Wreck (Company B), which won him Most Outstanding Newcomer at the 2015 Glugs Awards and nominated for Best Male Actor in a Play at the 2015 Helpmann Awards and Sugarland (ATYP). Hunter also won Best Newcomer at the Sydney Theatre Awards in 2014 for Brothers Wreck, Black Diggers and Sugarland. Hunter has also featured in several short films including Adrian Wills’ Arcardia and Wayne Blair’s Black Talk and The Djarn Djarns, which won the Crystal Bear for Best Short Film at the Berlin International Film Festival.