Benjamin Teh

Actor, Extra, Dancer, Writer / Director

Auckland, New Zealand
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Physical Attributes

Height:
167 cm / 5ft 6in
Weight:
85 kg / 187 lbs
Chest:
106 cm / 42 in
Skin color:
Tanned
Waist:
92 cm / 36 in
Eye color:
Brown
Hair color:
Black
Hair length:
Short
Hair type:
Straight

Credits & experience

2009
  • University Of Auckland : Drama
  • University of Auckland : Character Technique
  • University of Auckland : Improv
  • University of Auckland : Physical Theatre
  • University of Auckland : Vocal Technique
2008
  • University of Auckland : Vocal Training

Acting

Acting experience

Previous paid speaking roles


Acting agent

Trio Arts


Languages
  • English

Accents
  • New Zealand
  • USA California
  • Chinese

Union memberships
  • Equity

Television
2013 Passion In Paradise (mini-series) core cast Ricky Meng dir. Bryan Bruce
2016 Ash vs Evil Dead supporting Orderly #1 dir. David Frazee

Television Commercial
2010 AMI Insurance Commercial featured Rocket Guy’s Friend dir. Adam Stevens
2010 7-11 Slurpee Commercial featured Eskimo One dir. Adam Stevens
2011 Z Energy Commercial featured Call Centre Guy dir. Kevin Denholm
2012 Instant Kiwi featured Rapper dir. Stuart McDonald
2013 Booking.com featured Asian Guy dir. Potus Alv
2014 Telecom – Giganaire featured Gigimate dir. Robin Wilson

Feature Film
2010 Odd Socks co-star Michael Cho dir. Adam King
2010 My Wedding And Other Secrets extra Shopper dir. Roseanne Liang
2014 Shepherd 2154 supporting Si dir. Julia Reynolds
2016 Inversus supporting Matt dir. Ray Du

Voiceover Work
2014 Ourselves (short film) narrator Old Dan dir. Gary Young
2014 The Festival (TV series) narrator Lantern Festival dir. Reuben Pollock

Short Film
2011 T Is For Talk co-star Repeating Man dir. Peter Haynes
2012 Easy Job lead Jacob dir. Jerry Tian
2013 Staring At The Sun co-star Eli dir. Beren Allen
2015 Evergreen co-star Worker dir. Daryl Wong
2016 The Call of the Void co-star Man dir. Daryl Wong
2016 The Boom Warrior supporting Ninja Po dir. Jenny Chen
2016 The Evening Caller co-star Osprey dir. Daryl Wong

Web Series
2012 Flat 3 supporting Young Punk dir. Roseanne Liang
2013 Group supporting Steve dir. Monty Engs
2015 Project J supporting James Yule dir. Leah McVeagh
2015 Reset supporting Simon Lee dir. Darren Simmonds
2016 Friday Night Bites co-star Ben dir. Kiel McNaughton

Theatre
2008 Blood Wedding supporting Woodcutter dir. Anna Marbrook
2009 The Mooncake And The Kumara lead Chao dir. Hang Xie
2011 He Who Gets Slapped extract lead He dir. Leah McVeagh
2011 The Bone Feeder chorus member Village Man dir. Lauren Jackson
2012 First Asian A** B**** co-star Willy dir. Renee Liang
2013 FOB co-star Steve dir. Adam Moorhead
2013 The 39 Steps co-star Clown 2 dir. James Bell
(Winner of the 2013 ACTT Award for Comedy)
2013 First Asian A** B**** co-star Willy dir. Renee Liang
2014 If Men Played Cards As Women co-star Marc dir. Haemia Foote
(playreading)
2015 Bubblelands co-star Crayfish dir. Amanda Leo
2015 Morningstar co-star Raphael dir. Tainui Tukiwaho
(playreading)
2017 Yellow Face co-star HYH dir. Cassandra Tse
2017 Furthest North, Deepest South co-star Cheng Ho dir. Chye-Ling Huang
(playreading)

Extras

Extras experience

Previous speaking roles


Dancing

Dancing ability

Beginner


Dance styles
  • Breakdancing
  • Latin American

basic ballroom, hip hop, salsa.

Film & Stage Crew

Music Video
2008 Sunshine High (dir. Simon Zhou) camera assist
2012 Erlinda (dir. Jonathan Guy) 1st AD

Short Film
2010 Just Pretending writer, director
(won ‘Best International Short Film’ @ UMFF 2011, accepted to BrainWash Film Festival 2011, Portobello Film Festival 2011, Salem Film Festival 2011, Wild Rose Film Festival 2011, Williamsburg Independent Film Festival 2011, Stepping Stone Film Festival 2011, Nihilist Film Festival 2011, Angry Film Festival 2011)
2010 Shatter (dir. Jonathan Stevenson) 1st AD
2010 Broken Bones (dir. Adam King) 1st AD
2010 Ananke (dir. Graeme Bibby) 1st AD
2011 Loss writer, director
2012 Finger Bang (dir. Brendon Udy) co-writer
(won ‘Best Script’ for 48HRS film competition)
2012 (in the second half of 2012, Benjamin was selected for a 6-month writing internship with South Pacific Pictures)
2012 Memory (currently in pre-production) co-writer

Web Series
2012 Theatre of Wet (currently in pre-production) first season writer, director

Theatre
2008 Let’s Make A Baby short play writer, director
(performed as part of Stir Fried Plays)
2009 Where The Monsters Are full length play writer, director
(performed as part of the Auckland Fringe festival)
2009 Robot VS Ninja short play writer, director
(performed as part of Stir Fried Plays)
2010 The Rose short play director
(performed as part of Stir Fried Plays)
2011 Thank You, Come Again monologue writer
(performed as part of The Foreign Monologues)
2011 Drugs Are Bad short play director
(won ‘Best Play’ @ Phase 1 West, 2011)
2011 John Hates His Life short play director
(performed as part of Stir Fried Plays)
2012 Two Blind Men short play director
(performed as part of I’m Not Content Productions’ ‘Love is a Street Fight’)
2012 Why Is Everybody So Full Of Technique full length play director
2012 How To Raise Your Parents short play writer, director
(performed as part of Stir Fried Plays)
2012 Ninja University monologue writer
(performed as part of Scratch 3)
2012 Hang On Tight short play director
(performed as part of The Big Rethink)
2012 Meat (currently in pre-production) full length play writer
(to be performed at Q Theatre over Halloween as part of Theatre of Love’s ‘Theatre Macabre’ season)

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