Twilight movie star, Leah Clearwater, comes home to Wheelock
May 21, 2010
As the opening of the Twilight movie Eclipse approaches, actress Julia Jones will speak at the Wheelock Family Theatre about her life and work on the movie series.
Julia plays Leah Clearwater, the only female werewolf in the pack, who is tortured by her ability to read the mind of her ex-boyfriend. She will speak about her experiences on set with the well-known cast and her blossoming acting career.
As a child, Julia attended classes at Wheelock Family Theatre, and she performed onstage in Aladdin, Charlotte's Web, and as Jo in Little Women. She has appeared in a number of independent films and on NBC's E.R..
Jared Bowen of WGBH will hold an onstage interview with Julia at Wheelock Family Theatre on Thursday, May 27, at 7pm. The interview will be preceded by a private reception and book-signing with the actress. A private dinner with Jones at the South End hot spot, 28 Degrees, will be auctioned off.