Jack MatthewsPro

New South Wales, Australia

Model, Actor, Dancer

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Jack is a powerful and diverse young actor. With 9 years experience in a range of both amateur and professional Film and Theatre, Jack has stepped straight into the acting profession pursuing his career with early success and a promising future. In 2009 Jack trained with one of New Zealand's best performing arts colleges (The New Zealand College of Performing Arts NZCOPA) and shortly thereafter commencing his career as a professional actor. Moving to Australia in 2010 with a suitcase and a single pair of shoes, Jack began forging his career with faith and a bit of luck. Jack enjoys studying and experimenting with different techniques as he develops his craft. Growing and honing a large skill base in Film, Theatre, Singing, and Dancing. Jack is a well rounded focused performer who strives for diversity amongst his roles.

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DROWN (2013) - IN PRE-PRODUCTION

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Toyota Means Business

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In Your Rhythm Promo

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Thomas Uni Film

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Physical Details

Height
175 cm / 5ft 9in
Waist
76 cm / 30in
Weight
70 kg / 154 lbs
Shoe size
9.0 UK / 10.0 US / 43.0 Euro
Ethnicity
White / Caucasian
Hair colour
Blonde
Skin colour
White
Hair length
Short
Eye colour
Green
Hair type
Wavy
Chest
101 cm / 40 in

Experience

2009
  • New Zealand College Of Perfroming arts : Diploma In Stage and Screen Acting, Welligton, NZ
2008
  • NYDS : Certificate in Film Acting (Sean Grey), Havelock North, NZ
  • Nelson College : Drama Performance (Sharnon Stevens), Nelson, NZ
2007
  • Nelson Youth THeatre : Applied Performance (Richard Coruthers), Nelson, NZ

Modeling

Modeling experience: Beginner, starting out
2011
>Promotional Face
>Our Boys and Girls
>Caliber Models
>Hot Under the Coller
>Portfolio expansion shoot with Japs Rodriguez July

2009
>Whitireia performing arts prospectus May

Acting

IMDBwww.imdb.com/name/nm4517263/
Acting experience: Previous paid speaking roles
Languages spoken
  • English
Accents spoken
  • Australian
  • Irish
  • New Zealand
  • South African
  • UK Cockney
  • UK Posh
  • USA California
  • USA New York
  • USA Southern
  • Italian
  • Maori
  • Russian
2012-2013
>TVC Toyota
>Underground Cinema Sydney Showcase
>Feature Film Drown, Phil (lead). Director Dean Frances


2012
> TVC McDonald's Australia Day commercial
> Underground Cinema Sydney
> Introducing God Mini Series
> Shakespeare's Much Adu About Nothing, Benedick.
> Corporate training video
> TVC Plush Sofas
.> Feature Film and High School Drama-1500 Steps, January

2011
>Underground Cinema club Melbourne
>Short film-Waiting-October
> Guest role on Neighbours as Josh Gould-September
> Stage show "Love Drunk" tour in late September
>2 month tour with ALPHA shows taking the classic "The Little Mermaid" on the road-June-July 2011
>Touring Show "Who Stole the sole" with Phunktional Theatre and dance performances in Queensland. Heavily dance and movement based-June2011
>"Scenes From An Every Day Affair" Raglan Street Theatre Company production, A collaboration of scenes of sordid affairs, manipulation and Lust-May 2011
>Theatre production of 'Peter Pan" as Pan himself-January 2011


Short Films

What If May 2011
Once Upon A weekend February 2011
Pathos December 2010
Rest For The Wicked 2010
Tainted Gold October 2010
After The Formal August 2010
Tick For Tock June 2007
All Men Are Bastards April 2008


The Theatre and health education trust (T.H.E.T.A)
Sex education show SexWise on tour February-June 2010, my role is that of an actor/educator working with 13-18yrolds at their schools with a comedic skit show with music, dance, and plenty of laughs.

Stage shows
No Time For Fig Leaves April 2006
Room 13 November 2006
Robin Hood April 2007
Les Miserables October 2007
Don't Dress For Dinner June 2008
The Sound Of Music October 2008
Waiora September 2008
Pirates, Witches, and Robbers October 2009

I am currently living and working in Melbourne, finding work in short films, TV commercials, and theater as well as workshops with NYDA, TAFTA, and MMA to keep my tools sharp.

I have finished a year at the New Zealand College of Performing Arts in Wellington and have gone on to employment as an actor/educator for the ministry of healths sexual health program based in Dunedin through the theater company THETA

I have completed 5 years of drama at Nelson college as well as being involved with the Nelson youth theater company for 3 years, I have also completed a screen acting course at the national youth drama school.

TV & Reality

> Guest role on Neighbors as Josh Gould, September 2011

Dancing

Dancing ability: Intermediate
Dance styles
  • Breakdancing
  • Contemporary
  • Jazz
Given the range of performance styles Jack works with, He has developed strong Movement and Dance ability covering a verity of styles.

Hip Hop, Break Dancing, Ballet, Jazz, and Contemporary Dance are amongst the styles Jack has quickly taken to with remarkable ability given never having any formal dance training.

With an impressive history in gymnastics Jack is able to adapt to almost any dance style with limited exposure. Jack maintains a strong, able, flexible body and combined with the wide range of performance styles and types Jack is an exceptionally physical performer.

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Eaton Management
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