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Physical Attributes

Height:
177 cm / 5ft 10in
Weight:
75 kg / 165 lbs
Ethnicity:
White / Caucasian
Chest:
91 cm / 36 in
Skin color:
White
Waist:
78 cm / 31 in
Eye color:
Green
Hair color:
Brown
Hair length:
Short
Hair type:
Straight

Credits & experience

2021
  • Screenwriting workshop. April 2021. : Tutor: Kathryn Burnett, highly regarded in the industry.
2020
  • 6 part web series, 2 festival awards. Supporting role. : Series: Naughty Bits. Satire. Ep 7: Don't Spit The Dummy. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=06J36LUOsx0
  • Short film. PRO. Funded by NZFC. : Co-lead. Approx 20 mins. In post. Completion expected mid 2021. 'Good Morning Stonus'.
2019
  • Rehearsal/Performance/Directing Workshop. Nov 30, 2019. : Workshop lead by N.Z. director/writer/actor Ian Hughes. For screen directing and acting, etc.
  • Feature film script reading. PRO. July 2019. : As core cast + various other roles. Group reading for new feature film script in development.
  • Short film. Core cast, supporting role. June 14 - 16. : '48 Hours' short film comp' 2019. Mystery/suspense, in 'real time'. 5 mins.
  • Open mic' night. : Performance. Solo.
  • Web series. Supporting role. : 6 part web series. Now in post production.
2018
  • BEST ACTOR runner-up - Auckland city finals. '48 Hours' comp' 2018. : Lead actor, 5 min' short, Anti Rom Com. https://mega.nz/#!agYw1ACJ!s0e2sS47WztF3M1aY7iSkRbRpUdiwUE4pYEO8S7k9BE
  • Open mic' night. : Performance. Solo.
2017
  • Theatre play. 23 - 26 Aug, 13 - 16 Sept, 2017. : Written/directed by Stephen Sinclair, (Ladies Night, Peter Jackson films, etc). One of 3 leads, in 'SUCCESS'. The Classic & Comedy Club, (Aug) then Titirangi Theatre, (Sept). Auckland. Comedy/drama.
2016
  • BEST COMEDY AWARD, feature film. Co-Lead. Feb 14, 2016. : Best Comedy Award ~ 41st Boston Sci-Fi Film Festival. A new award created just for this film. 'This Giant Papier-Mache Boulder Is Actually Really Heavy'. VIDEO: Official trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DhtsgboAMUM&t=5s
  • WORLD PREMIERE, feature film. Co-Lead. Feb 12, 2016. : World premiere, 41st Boston Sci-Fi Film Festival. The only film to screen twice, due to demand. 'This Giant Papier-Mache Boulder Is Actually Really Heavy'. VIDEO, official trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DhtsgboAMUM&t=5s
2015
  • Compere. Oct 12, 2015. : Compere for Auckland City Brass Band in 2015 New Zealand brass bands competition day. Delivering comprehensive background, history, etc as introduction for each musical piece. 7 pieces total.
  • Compere. Oct 18, 2015. : Compere for Auckland City Brass Band concert. Delivering comprehensive background, history etc as introduction for each musical piece. 9 pieces total.
  • Music Video. Co writing, casting assist, extra, crew, driver. Uploaded 17 Aug. : Band: Other Lives. Track: 'Beat Primal'. VIDEO: https://vimeo.com/136194590
  • New play reading. On video. 4 July, 2014. : 'Cold' reading of a new 'two-hander' drama play. To aid writer/director in development. Documented on video.
  • Short film. Lead. 11 - 13 April, 2015. : Sci-Fi-London 48 Hour Film Challenge 2015. As a writer in a dystopian future. 'Writer's Block'. Drama.
  • Short film. Lead. SELECTED FOR 6 FESTIVALS. 5 - 6 April. : '48 Hours 2015' short film comp. Black comedy, as a serial killer. Approx 7 mins. 'Ties That Blind'. Selected for 6 film festivals. VIDEO: https://vimeo.com/131523217.
  • Short film. Tropfest 2015 finalist entry. Supporting role. : As possible con man, opening scene. 1 of 16 FINALISTS for 2015 Tropfest NZ. 'Lunch Break'. By director of 'Paul Lawrence', 2014 finalist entry. Screened Feb 14. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=alZ2uwSpZLA
  • Feature. Co lead. Jan 24, 25, Feb 19, 26, 27, 28. Principle shooting wrapped. ONGOING, 2015. : N.Z. feature film. Shooting on 'RED' camera. 'This Giant Papier-Mache Boulder Is Actually Really Heavy'. Runner-up in Make My Movie comp', 2012. Sci-Fi action comedy. http://thisgiantpapiermacheboulderisactuallyreallyheavy.com/
2014
  • Event booking. Impersonator improv. Dec 2014. : 3 hours in character & full wetsuit as pastiche of oceanographer Jacques Cousteau. To guide all ages Xmas function through Kelly Tarlton's Underwater World, Auckland.
  • Event booking. Impersonator improv. Nov 15, 2014. : 5 hours in character as Dr. Evil, from the Austin Powers comedy films. Full prosthetics, makeup, costume & prop cat. With t.v. actor Jimmy James as Mini Me. Private function.
  • Web series episode. Guest star. 12 Oct, 2014. : As a paranoid recluse. 1 of 3 episodes for web series, 'Life Inc'. Satirical comedy.
  • Feature. Co lead. Nov 16, 30, Dec 1, 2, 7. ONGOING, 2014. : N.Z. feature film. Shooting on 'RED' camera. 'This Giant Papier-Mache Boulder Is Actually Really Heavy'. Sci-fi action comedy. https://www.facebook.com/PaperMacheBoulderMovie?fref=ts;
  • Feature. Co lead. Sept 14, 20, 21, 26, 28; Oct 4, 5, 11, 18, 19, 25, 26, 27; Nov 8, 9 ONGOING, 2014. : N.Z. feature film. Shooting on 'RED' camera. 'This Giant Papier-Mache Boulder Is Actually Really Heavy'. Sci-fi action comedy. https://www.facebook.com/PaperMacheBoulderMovie?fref=ts
  • Feature. Cameo role. July 4, 2014. : Dutch feature, (in English) filming in N.Z., 'The Greenstone'. Location filming across New Zealand. Now in post production.
  • Feature. Co lead. July 12, 13, 14, 15; Aug 17, 21, 23, 24, 30, 31. ONGOING, 2014. : N.Z. feature film. Shooting on 'RED' camera. 'This Giant Papier-Mache Boulder Is Actually Really Heavy'. Sci-fi action comedy. https://www.facebook.com/PaperMacheBoulderMovie?fref=ts
  • Feature. Co lead. March 29, 30; April 12, 13, 18, 19, 21, 25, 27; May 3, 4, 10, 17. ONGOING, 2014 : N.Z. feature film. Shooting on 'RED' camera. 'This Giant Papier-Mache Boulder Is Actually Really Heavy'. Sci-fi action comedy.; Auckland, NZ. https://www.facebook.com/PaperMacheBoulderMovie?fref=ts
  • 48 HOURS 2014. Co-lead. 5 - 6 April. : 48 HOURS 2014 short film comp. Team: 'Team Spielberg', film name: 'Eight Point Five'. https://vimeo.com/92788035
  • Feature film. Supporting role. PREMIERED MARCH 27, 2014. : As tertiary institute adminstrator. 'Urban Turban'. Drama. PREMIERES IN MARCH, 2014.
  • Web series comedy. Character role. 10 March, 2014 . : As C.F.O. 'Joe Griffin' in another shoot for 'Retail'. https://www.facebook.com/retailtheshow. http://www.retailtheseries.webs.com/ .SEE RECOMMENDATIONS SECTION, MAY 9, 2013.
  • Short film. Supporting role + voice work, (no lead roles). 9 March, 2014. : As a possible con man. Also voice work as a different character. One of a series of vignettes for short film. From director of the 2014 Tropfest finalist short titled 'Paul Lawrence'. SEE RECOMMENDATIONS SECTION: JAN 3 .
  • Music video. Supporting role. 18 Feb, 2014. : Music video for the single 'Just Be Friends' by New Zealand band 'Goon': https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UKPggR0rj9o&feature=youtu.be
  • New screenplay reading & feedback for a pro author. 8 Feb, 2014. : Group reading. Read for several roles. Followed by feedback, discussion, etc with the writer. Horror.
  • Panelist for web series auditions. 6 Feb, 2014. : Panelist for auditions. For new episodes and roles for 'Retail' the web series, comedy. First new shoot in March, 2014.
  • Short film. Lead/sole role. 31 Jan & 1 Feb, 2014. : Sole role. No dialogue. As drug addict, criminal & father of baby. Drama.
  • Feature film. Supporting role. 28 Jan, 2014. : As a British t.v. host & news presenter. 'Brave Love'. Drama & satire.
  • Feature film. Supporting role. 20, 21, 23 Jan. 2014. : As a British t.v. host & news presenter. 'Brave Love'. Drama & satire.
  • Model shoot. 19 Jan, 2014. : Model shoot for team of photographers. See new photos; long hair. Auckland Domain. SEE RECOMMENDATIONS SECTION, June 5 & 17, 2013.
2013
  • Feature film. Co lead. Nov 23; Dec 8, 19, 21 - 2013. ONGOING, 2014 also. : N.Z. feature film. Shooting on 'RED' camera. 'This Giant Papier-Mache Boulder Is Actually Really Heavy'. Sci-fi action comedy.; Auckland, NZ. https://www.facebook.com/PaperMacheBoulderMovie?fref=ts
  • Short film. Supporting role. 12 Dec ,2013. : Accepted into TROPFEST 2014, screens 16 Feb, 2014. Supporting role in mock reality drama short. Title: 'Paul Lawrence'. SEE RECOMMENDATIONS SECTION: JAN 3.
  • Voice-over. Core cast. Short film.12 dec, 2013. : More work as squadron leader 'Joric' in 'Last Star'. Ongoing production, (2012, 2013). See photos. Drama. SEE RECOMMENDATIONS SECTION, 5 AUG 2012.; Auckland, NZ
  • Redrafted play reading. Co-lead. 9 Dec, 2013. : group reading and discussion of 2nd draft of new play by Philip McKibbin: 'Don Faust'. Combines elements of Don Juan & Doctor Faustus stories & characters. SEE RECOMMENDATIONS SECTION, MARCH 5 2013.; Auckland, NZ
  • Screen industry crisis forum. Nov 14. : Participant. Spoke on camera and also to Radio NZ interviewer. 4 hour forum/debate with large guest panel. 1pm - 5pm.
  • Theatre play. Playing 7 ROLES. New one-off: 24 Oct. : Special one-off return show: for InterACT Disability Arts Festival. Playing 7 different roles in 'Defensability'. Comedy/drama play.
  • Interactive improvised theatre. As The Mad Hatter. 20 Oct. : Alice In Wonderland characters for Mad Menagerie High Tea Party, Hotel DeBrett. Fully improvised roaming characters for a public high tea.
  • Live historic re-enactment. 19 Oct. : Interactive improv based on a famous 1900's society tea party. 'Total Tea', part of CIRCUIT arts/events night based around K' rd. SEE RECOMMENDATIONS SECTION, OCT 21, 2013.
  • 2 new play readings/workshop. 21 Sept. : Premiere readings of 2 new play scripts, feedback, discusssion, etc. For BEH 2014. SEE RECOMMENDATIONS SECTION, OCT 8.
  • TVC. Featured extra. 8 Sept. : Speaking on camera in 'Watties Food In A Minute' t.v. ad series. SEE RECOMMENDATIONS SECTION Sep 24. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EoTkVVRlaPk .
  • Public play reading/premiere. 12 Aug. : One of 6 actors reading new comedy play 'A Family Family', for live audience. Pumphouse theatre, Auckland.
  • New theatre play. Playing 7 ROLES. 6 - 11 Aug. : Playing 7 different roles in 'Defensability'. Comedy/drama play. (Previously postponed due to fire in early April). Venue: Musgrove Studio
  • N.Z. Feature Film. Co lead. Shoots from late 2013, on 'RED' camera. : One of the lead roles in: 'This Giant Papier-Mache Boulder Is Actually Really Heavy'. Shooting on a 'RED' camera..
  • Improvisation masterclass. 29 July. : 5 hour cross-referenced improv workshop with New York based Rob Reese. Exercises & techniques for 'Harold style longform'. At T.A.P.A.C.
  • TVC. For Chinese t.v.. 19 July. : Tourist market tvc for Chinese t.v.. As Kiwi/Chinese couple, outdoor scenery, (in & around Mangawhai Heads). 30 sec.
  • Short+Sweet short play festival/competition 2013. Co-lead. 22 June. : Co-lead in cast of 3. Entry in 'Wildcard' session, 3pm, Sat 22 June. A once-only performance. 'Travel In Draos'. Drama.
  • Short film. Lead. 12, 14 & 24 June. : Entered into a short film festival. 'Disquietude'. Suspense drama. SEE 'VIDEOS' SECTION OF PROFILE.
  • Short film. Core cast. June 9. : 2nd shoot for this role, (1st was July 2012) as space fighter pilot colonel & squadron leader Joric in 'Last Star'. Ongoing production, (2012, 2013). See photos. Drama. SEE RECOMMENDATIONS SECTION, 5 AUG 2012.
  • Model shoot. June 2. : Group model shoot for team of photographers. See photos. Muriwai Beach. SEE RECOMMENDATIONS SECTION, June 5 & 17, 2013.
  • 48 HOURS 2013. Co-lead. 24 - 26 May. : 48 HOURS 2013 short film comp. Entry WON AUDIENCE FAVOURITE in its screening. Team: 'Fractured Radius', film name: 'Incredibly Advanced Robotics'.
  • ELAM art school doco-drama project. Actor. 11 May. : Non-speaking, as myself. Filmed before,during & after spontaneously crying for 5 minutes/more directly to camera in close-up. SEE RECOMMENDATIONS SECTION, MAY 12, 2013.
  • Web series comedy. Character role. April/May. : As C.F.O. Joe Griffin in 'Retail'. https://www.facebook.com/retailtheshow. http://www.retailtheseries.webs.com/ .SEE RECOMMENDATIONS SECTION, MAY 9, 2013.
  • Public play reading of 2 new plays. Co-lead. 15 April. : 2 one-act play readings c/o actors for the audience & the author, (Reuben Dylan). Followed by feedback, discussion, etc. 'Illegitimate Holidays' & 'J.A.F.F.A.'. Comedies. Directed by Ashton Brown. Pumphouse Theatre, Takapuna, Auckland.
  • New theatre play. 9 - 13 April. : POSTPONED DUE TO FIRE AT MAIDMENT THEATRE NEXTDOOR ON APRIL 3rd. Seeking new venue. Playing 7 different roles in 'Defensability'. Comedy/drama play. Auckland.
  • Feature film. Cameo role. 31 March. : As French speaking news presenter for 'ARA', science fiction feature. See the website. SEE RECOMMENDATIONS SECTION, MARCH 31, 2013.
  • New screenplay readings: 2 t.v. series pilots + feedback for pro author. Core cast. 30 March. : Group reading of: a t.v. drama series pilot + 2 episodes of a family comedy animation series. Followed by feedback, discussion, etc with the writer. Both series titles not yet public.
  • New play reading. Co-lead. 27 February 2013. : Rehearsed reading of new play by Philip McKibbin: 'Don Faust'. Combines elements of Don Juan and Doctor Faustus stories & characters. Part of Auckland Fringe 2013. SEE RECOMMENDATIONS SECTION, MARCH 5, 2013.
2012
  • Roving living art installation. Solo role. 22 Dec 2012. : Fully improvised, non-scripted roving character as part of a group art exhibition opening, Auckland. Reality/drama. Artspace Gallery.
  • Voice-overs. 3 hours. 16 dec 2012. : 10 global accents, up to 5 different 'moods'/styles. For black comedy short film using voice-over vocals only. SEE RECOMMENDATIONS SECTION, JAN 3 2013.
  • Roving living art installation. Solo role. 6 Dec 2012. : Fully improvised, non-scripted roving character as part of a group art exhibition opening, Auckland. Reality/drama.
  • Short film, 23 mins. Main role, (one of 3). 28 Nov to 4 Dec 2012. : As an ex-criminal, band promoter with girlfriend. Film noir drama.
  • Independent feature film. A core role. 18 & 19 November, (also on 5th Nov') 2012. : As barman Johnny. 'Destina'. Drama based on a true story. Approx 90 mins.
  • Short film. Lead role. 16 & 17 november 2012. : As scientist. Drama, (with some special effects).
  • Roving living art installation. Solo role. 7 November 2012. : Fully improvised & non-scripted roving character as part of a large art, design & fashion exhibition event/opening over 7 floors of a central Auckland building. Reality/drama. St. Paul Street Gallery. Also booked again for Dec2012
  • Singing for an animated short. Core cast. 6 November 2012. : Voice actor, (singing) for pro studio recording for animated feature. Lead male love interest. Semi-fantasy drama. Adapted from a story by reknown N.Z. author Joy Cowley. 'The Wishing Of Biddy Malone'. (Also: see entry for 5 May 2012). In post 2013.
  • Independent feature film. A core role. 5 November 2012. : As barman Johnny. 'Destina'. Approx 90 mins. Drama inspired by true story. http://www.destina.co.nz/
  • U.S. Accent Workshop. 18 August 2012. : Tutor: Jacque drew.
  • Model. 10 August 2012. : Model for facial hair/beard grooming, basic male makeup & 'hero' screen makeup all done by tutors in front of a class. The Makeup School, Ponsonby.
  • Short film. Core cast. July 2012. : As space fighter pilot squadron leader. 'Last Star'. Ongoing production, (2012, 2013). Drama. SEE RECOMMENDATIONS SECTION, 5 AUG 2012.
  • Feature film. Supporting role. July - September 2012. : PREMIERES MARCH, 2014. As 'Mike', college administrator. 'Urban Turban'. Drama.
  • Independent U.S./N.Z. feature. Extra, (2 long scenes). June/July 2012. : As: Bar patron. Also as private party-goer. U.S. director & team. Leads: Keisha Castle-Hughes & Shiloh Fernandez, (U.S.). 'Queen of Carthage'. Drama. In post, (updated Feb, 2014). http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2458988/
  • Short film. Co-lead role. 6 June 2012.. : Non verbal. Husband/father who, along with his wife, is dealing with a tragic incident. Based on an Ernest Hemingway short story. 'Closed Cupboard'. Drama.
  • Restaurant ad. One of 6 featured extras. 22 May 2012. : One of 6 featured extras in an advertisement for an Indian restaurant. Ad will be used online.
  • 'V 48 Hours' film comp entry. Supporting role. 19 May 2012. : As a U.S. newsreader. Drama.
  • Model for photography workshop. 13 May 2012. : One of 2 models for a one day photography workshop, this time focussing on flash use. In/Outdoor poses. Businesswear and casual/outdoor. Photos to come.
  • Feature film screenplay reading and feedback to author. Core cast. 11 May 2012. : Full reading of completed pro feature film screenplay. Historic action/adventure. Followed by discussion and feedback on script and story with the writer. Script title not yet public.
  • Voice actor for animated feature. Core cast. 5 May 2012. : Voice actor for studio recording for animated feature. Lead male love interest. Semi fantasy drama. Adapted from a story by a reknowned N.Z. author Joy Cowley. 'The Wishing Of Biddy Malone'. (Also: see entry for 6 Nov 2012). In post, 2013.
  • Catwalk model. Fashion and hair show. 4 May 2012. : One of 50 catwalk models. Servilles 'Rocky Horror' Portfolio. Divided into 3 sections, mine: 'Dark & Mysterious'. 3 catwalk passes + laps through audience. Pro photos during show & in studio. Pro shots to come. Basic shots: see bottom of photo page.
  • Short film. Co-lead role. May 2012. : As a slick Russian suspected gangster. Drama with subtle comedic twist, 'Barry'.
  • New feature screenplay reading & feedback to author. Core cast. 13 April, 2012. : Group reading of pro feature screenplay. Lead male. Fantasy adventure/drama. Followed by discussion, feedback etc with writer. Adaption. Script title not yet public.
  • Short film. Cameo role. Feb 2012. : As Alfred, a kidnapee. 'The Date'. Black comedy. SEE RECOMMENDATIONS SECTION, FEB 4 2012.
  • Guest actor. Film school workshop. 27 February 2012. : One of a few guest actors for a 3 hour N.Z.F.A. workshop on 'auditioning & directing actors'. Acting, improv, feedback etc. Guest tutor: Paulus Romijn.
  • Short film. Lead role. February 2012. : As David, a screenwriter. Thriller. Title to be confirmed.
2011
  • Theatre play. 5 roles only. Core cast. October 4 - 8, 2011 : As Mikey, 21 yr old, mischevious. Also, a 14 yr old schoolboy in one scene. Comedy/drama. 'Man Bits'. Adult themes & coarse language. Oct 4 - 8 in Auckland at Basement theatre, (part of Basementfest 2011). Sept 30 & Oct 1 in Hamilton at The Meteor. .
  • Independent short film. Supporting role. September 2011. : As a newsreader and a journalist. Film entered into environment awareness competition. SEE RECOMMENDATIONS SECTION, SEP 20 2011..
  • Independent short film. Supporting role. September 2011. : Cemetary groundskeeper. 'T For Time'. Film entered into a short film funding round.
  • Live improv 'reality' performance. Co lead. 11 August 2011. : A couple in pyjamas 'at breakfast' etc. Promoting Waikato Times change to morning edition. Total improv, no script, full public interaction & roaming. N.Z. newspapers expo at Aotea Centre.
  • Short film. Lead role. August - October 2011. : Unemployed alcoholic writer/anti-hero. 'Dangerous People'. Black comedy.
  • Short film. Lead role. July 2011. : Flatmate who becomes a drug victim. 'Mind Over Matter'. Black comedy.
  • Independent short film. Featured extra. In production over 2011. : Office worker in bank queue. Dialogue with bank teller. 'Journeyman'. Drama.
  • Short film. Co-lead role. 'Amorality'. July 2011. : Good Conscience battling the bad conscience. 'Amorality'. Drama.
  • Independent short film. Lead role. July 2011 - Jan 2012. : Science/medical intern. Drama/Science Fiction. Currently in post-production. 2 photos posted in gallery, 'medical' look.
  • 'What's Really In Our Food'. Extra role. 21 June : Eating food on camera. Consumer advice t.v. series.
  • 'V' 48 Hour Film Challenge. Core cast. May 2011. Won audience vote at screening. : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HP5muDlx_4I .As 'Barry Young', office prick & former bully. 'Doodles'. Team: 'Turkeyham'. Romantic comedy.SEE RECOMMENDATIONS SECTION, MAY 22, 2011.
  • 2 photo shoots, studio. May and June. : Two photo shoots, mostly black and white. Several are in profile photo gallery.
  • Short film. Co-lead role. May 2011. : British police interrogator. 'Interrogation'. Crime drama.
  • Short film. Co-lead. 3 roles only. April 2011. : Father and husband. Set in 1960's. 'Cecile'. Drama.
  • 'Reality' actor, semi improv. For Corrections Dept. Solo role. 4 times this year. : Sample 'offender' with criminal history, 'on home detention'. For Corrections staff interview training/practice. On video. 4 times this year. Role based on actual criminal case history/notes. No script or rehearsals. Total improv' 'reality'.
  • Voice workshop. : Voice workshop with Cameron Rhodes.
  • One of 2 guest actors. Weekend film making workshop by Australian Film Base. February 2011. : Guest actor for intensive film making course. Audition process and directing, including improv & feedback etc. Parnell, Auckland.
2010
  • Catwalk model. Daffodil Day charity fashion show. : Charity show held at The Bluestone Room, Auckland. 3 outfits. SEE RECOMMENDATIONS SECTION, SEP 4 2010.
  • T.V. series: Spartacus - 'Gods Of The Arena'. Extra role. Nov 1 & 17, 2010. : Middle class ancient roman. Period drama/action.
  • Short film. Co-lead. 2010. : White collar criminal husband & hostage. 'Heartless'. Drama.
  • Short film. Co-lead. 2010. : Split into 2 videos on Youtbe: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kh-kHZvfvq8 .Co-lead role as technician & robber 'Spencer'. 'Pit Stops'. Approx 19 mins. Heist drama/action.
  • 'V' 48 Hour film Challenge. Lead. 2010. : As an actor & murderer. 'Cartman: Behind The Cardboard'. Team: 'Circa Freaks'. Drama.
  • Screen presenter. Presenters Platform course. : Completed Level 3/Masters in December. Screen presentation, voice, interviews, news item writing, scripting, street interviews, etc. All associated skills to Masters level. Tutor: Paulus Romijn.
2009
  • Acting training. Studio 111. Completed December 2010. : Acting for screen levels + voice workshops. Tutor: Sally Spencer-Harris. HAVE ALSO PREVIOUSLY TRAINED WITH OTHER TUTORS NOT PART OF STUDIO 111.
2008
  • Theatre. Co-lead. James Griffin's 'Serial Killers'. 2008. : Co-lead as Andrew Lomas, an actor & captor. N.Z. drama/comedy play. Attended and highly praised by author James Griffin & NZ t.v. actor John Leigh
  • 'V' 48 Hour Film Challenge. : Male co-lead.
2006
  • Acting traing. Raymond Hawthorne. Auckland. : Acting training. 3 terms. With famous NZ theatre & tv actor and tutor Raymond Hawthorne. He retired from teaching at the end of the year.
2005
  • Life model. : Life model. For very limited production calendar. Black 'n' white hand printed analogue photos, artistically manipulated into Impressionististic images.
2004
  • TVC Extra. : Extra in U.S. market tvc for Baileys liqeur. Filmed at Warkworth rodeo, N.Z.
2003
  • T.V. film. Featured extra. : As doorman at red carpet event. U.S. production based on the life of Lucille Ball. 'Lucy'. Drama.
  • T.V. series. Extra. In 2 episodes. : Extra. In 2 episodes of 3rd/final series of 'Street Legal'. N.Z. t.v. drama series.
2001
  • PRE 2001. Approx' 10 Short films. Mostly lead or support. : Lead or supporting roles, a couple of featured cameos also. Various genres, mostly drama.
  • Catwalk model. 3 days, 1 night. 2001. : Catwalk fashion shows at Centreplace shopping mall & The Meteor Theatre. Many brands. Casual to formal. Very fast changes.
  • Modeling & audition workshops. : Certified course. Model training for catwalk, stills + screen acting auditions. Tribe Models And Talent.
  • Gratowsky Technique. : Several classes. Training in these physical techniques.
  • Conceptual street theatre. Core cast. : One of several performers. Several occasions. Free Lunch Street Theatre Company. In Garden Place, central city.
  • Theatre. Core cast. : Herr Flick of the Gestapo. ' 'Allo-'Allo '. Theatre play based on the popular t.v. series. At Cambridge Gaslight Theatre. Comedy/drama.
2000
  • Musical theatre. Supporting role. : Numerous chorus roles. 'Celebration'. Compilation show made up solely of popular pieces from many musicals over many decades. Hamilton Operatic Society.
  • Outdoor theatre. Core cast. : As young Galileo + 'extra' roles. 'Galileo'. Based on the life of famous astronomer Galileo. At Hamilton Gardens, Italian courtyard. Historic drama.
1999
  • PRE 2000. Acting course. : Tutor: Miranda Harcourt. 1 week Summer school course. Wintec, Hamilton.
  • PRE 2000. Actor for fire safety video. : Supporting role. Victim of smoke inhalation in instructional video on fire safety.
  • PRE 2000. Acting for theatre training. : Tutor: Catherine Steemson.
  • PRE 2000. Musical theatre. Supporting role. : One of the 7 brothers. 'Seven Brides For Seven Brothers'. Drama.
  • PRE 2000. Musical theatre. Core cast. : Angelo, Italian orphan/apprentice to Mrs. Lovett the pie-maker/baker. 'Sweeny Todd Shock 'n' Roll'. Comedy/drama.
  • PRE 2000. Theatre. Supporting role. : Peter Van Damme. 'The Diary Of Anne Frank'. Friend/love interest of Anne. (traverse stage). Fact-based wartime drama
  • PRE 2000. Theatre. Supporting roles. : The knight & Kent. 'The Dresser'. Drama.
  • PRE 2000. Theatre. Core cast. : Puck. Shakespeare's 'A Midsummer Night's Dream'. (transverse stage). Drama/comedy.
  • PRE 2000. Theatre. Core cast. : As part of touring one act play season. 'The Sanest Cure For Pain'. 'The Worm'. Hamilton and Morrinsville.
  • PRE 2000. Theatre. Supporting role. : As the family nerd. 'Habeus Corpus'. British farce.
  • PRE 2000. Musical theatre. Supporting role. : Sailor. 'Anything Goes'. Drama/comedy/musical.
  • PRE 2000. Outdoor theatre. Supporting role. : Touring outdoor Shakespeare. Supporting + 'extra' roles. Hamilton Gardens, Stratford and Whakatane.
  • PRE 2000. Theatre. Supporting role. : Prodo, a battle veteran. 'Scenes From An Execution'. At New Place Theatre, Waikato University. Historic drama.

Acting

Acting experience

Previous paid speaking roles


Languages
  • English
  • French

Accents
  • Australian
  • Canadian
  • Irish
  • New Zealand
  • South African
  • UK Cockney
  • UK English
  • UK Posh
  • UK Scottish
  • UK Welsh
  • USA Boston
  • USA California
  • USA New York
  • USA Southern
  • African
  • American Indian
  • Chinese
  • French
  • German
  • Indian
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Latin American
  • Maori
  • Mexican
  • Middle Eastern
  • Russian
  • Spanish

20 years exp' & training in all areas of acting, (incl' theatre, screen, street, features, student films, etc).

Acting tutors have included: Raymond Hawthorne, Studio 111, Miranda Harcourt, Maura Fay & Associates, Rob Reese, Andrew Bancroft, Catherine Steemson, etc.

Improv' training with Rob Reese, (N.Y. City).

Comprehensive training to Masters Level in screen presentation via Paulus Romijn's Presenters Platform, (levels 1 - 3).
For a reference on my skills as a presenter, you may wish to contact Paulus Romijn via the Presenters Platform website.
Training includes: news items, info-mercials, studio and street interviews, script writing, reviews, voice-overs, personal anecdotes, improvisation, posture and voice training, etc etc.

Age range: approx early 20's - 35 years.
Stubble or beard or lack thereof, makeup or lack thereof, along with hairstyle can all considerably affect on my perceived age.

Physically fit.

Trained in Yoga, Gratowsky Technique, Tai Chi and meditation.

I have corporate style presenting clips on disc but not Youtube.

Please see full history/training as detailed at top of profile page. Thankyou.

Hair colour is medium brown.
The photos with blond hair at the bottom of my photo section are merely an example of a different look.

Skilled in many accents.

Particularly adept at 'talking with hands', facial expression if/when required - & 'character' roles.

However I am also trained in more restrained and formal styles of acting and screen presentation.

Extras

Extras experience

Previous speaking roles


Modelling

Modeling experience

Part-time model - paid commercial work


WAIST & HEIGHT: The metric/imperial measurement conversions on this site are wrong.
CORRECT WAIST SIZE: 80cm / 30 inches.
CORRECT HEIGHT : 177cm / 5'8" .

Trained, experienced and certified fashion/runway & stills model. Also experienced model for life drawing etc.

Most recent: Model shoot. 19 Jan, 2014. Both as solo and as a couple for team of photographers. See new photos; long hair. Outdoors at Auckland Domain.
SEE RECOMMENDATIONS SECTION, June 5 & 17, 2013.; Auckland, NZ

*(Hair is now considerably shorter. ~ As of Feb 28, 2014).

Group model shoot for team of photographers, June 2, 2013. See photos. Muriwai Beach. SEE RECOMMENDATIONS SECTION, (June 5 & 17, 2013), Auckland, NZ

Live roving art installation/model for group art exhibition openings on 7 November and 6 December, (2012). Fully improvised, non-speaking.

Pro model for a 5 hour, one day photography workshop in Auckland. Businesswear and casual/outdoor looks.
On this occasion the workshop's focus was solely on indoor and outdoor flash use for portraits, fashion and commercial shots.

Modeled in Servilles 'Rocky Horror' Portfolio fashion & hair show, Fri 4 May, 2012. 5 photos posted at bottom of photos page on profile.

Modeled in Daffodil Day Charity fashion show at The Bluestone Room, Auckland.
(I modeled Hugo Boss & also Peter Alexander).
PLEASE SEE THE EXCELLENT REFERENCE/FEEDBACK POSTED BY THE ORGANISER.

Two pro studio photo shoots, May and June 2011. Some of these are on my profile, almost all in black and white.

New shoots coming soon.

Please note that the photos in my profile where I have semi blond hair were no longer current after December 2010. They are shown simply as an example of a different look.
I HAVE HAD PLAIN MEDIUM BROWN HAIR SINCE THEN.

Studied life-drawing at tertiary level and completed two years art-history study. Studied photography, (analogue) for two years: black'n'white, colour and development. Have won four visual-art related awards in past.

Also have experience in special-effects make-up via student films - applied by a pro make-up artist. These involved facial injury and on one occasion being impaled on a large sharp object and lots of blood!

I have large,slim hands with fingers also fitting that description. Nimble 'artist' hands. This may be appropriate for some 'hand model' situations.

Age range: approx early 20's - 35 years. Stubble or beard can make quite a difference to my look and percieved age.

Music

Vocal ability

Lead singer


Vocal range

Tenor


Composer ability

Beginner


D.J ability

Intermediate


Singing styles
  • Pop
  • Rock
  • Classical

Favourite genres
  • Pop
  • Rock
  • Indie
  • Metal
  • Electronic
  • Hip-hop
  • Jazz
  • Classical
  • Country

Influences: Huge Variety, Thanks.

Tenor/baritone.

Confident without backup.

Studied voice/singing including as part of a choir. Technique and posture also.

Have attended voice workshops - aimed at actors as well as others - Studio 111/Sally Spencer-Harris and also Cameron Rhodes.

Have performed in karaoke and open-mic nights for around 10 years, both solo and in duets.
Have entered karaoke competitions also and gained a top three placing on more than one occasion.

Know and can sing hundreds of songs.

Have also composed a few original songs myself.

Can read sheet music at an average level.

Keen for more vocal &/or singing experience.

Learned piano to Stage 1 level. (Large, slim, nimble 'artistic' hands/fingers).

TV & Reality

Trained and experienced presenter to Masters level with 'Presenters Platform' course, Auckland. Tutor: Paulus Romijn.
All areas of presentation including:
screen, live, t.v. style advertisements, personal monologues, story/script/character development and performance, studio interviews, street interviews, co-presentation, news item delivery, humourous anecdotes to camera, doco-style speeches ... ETC ETC .

Click on the following link for my presenter personal intro. Then click on 'Our Presenters' near the top of the home page.
I'm the Daniel at the LEFT hand end of the presenters gallery:

http://www.internetvideos.net.nz/presenters.html

For presenting vacancies: if a reference is necessary, you may wish to contact Paulus Romijn via the 'Presenters Platform' site:
http://www.presentersplatform.co.nz/tvpresenting.html

Dancing

Dancing ability

Intermediate


Dance styles
  • Bollywood
  • Contemporary
  • Country
  • Disco
  • Jazz
  • Rock & Roll

Learnt basic rock'n'roll and tango styles and have a natural talent for modern solo and free-style.
Have also performed on stage as part of choreographed 'musical' excerpts and been an extra for the Royal New Zealand Ballet.
Adept at improvisation and enjoy trying new things out in terms of movement and physicality in general.
Excellent sense of rhythm and timing.

Film & Stage Crew

Studied fully manual analogue photography and dark-room processing for 2 years, black 'n' white and colour.

Have helped with crews for low-budget docos along with several student films.

2 years art history. Visual arts, tertiary and related side options.

Hair, Makeup & Styling

Only on myself as model and actor only, unless styled by another person.

Please refer to profile for full history, photos and MODEL WORK REFERENCE/FEEDBACK etc.

Photography

Photography experience

Photography student


Studied fully manual analogue photography and dark-room processing for 2 years, black'n'white and colour.

Used an Olympus OM1n for many years, (compact, fully manual analogue SLR - the first truly compact and smallest SLR when first released c.1975. The later OM4 and OM4ti models were used by many well known industry pros).

In recent years have used digital, which I enjoy and at which I have become very adept.

Have helped with crews for low-budget docos along with several student films.

2 years art history.
Tertiary visual arts - and related side options.

Studied life-drawing at tertiary level and completed two years art-history study.

I Have received 3 or 4 visual related awards over the years.

I have an excellent eye for composition within frame which is always one of my priorities.

I never leave the house without my digital camera, just in case !

Presenting

Languages
  • English
  • French

Accents
  • Australian
  • Canadian
  • Irish
  • New Zealand
  • South African
  • UK Cockney
  • UK English
  • UK Posh
  • UK Scottish
  • UK Welsh
  • USA Boston
  • USA California
  • USA New York
  • USA Southern
  • African
  • American Indian
  • Chinese
  • French
  • German
  • Indian
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Latin American
  • Maori
  • Mexican
  • Middle Eastern
  • Russian
  • Spanish

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