James Crompton Pro

Actor, Extra, Model, Influencer, Dancer,… more

Auckland, New Zealand
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01James - audio clip
02Why can't we work things out
03Telegram

Physical Attributes

Height:
177 cm / 5ft 10in
Waist:
78 cm / 31 in
Weight:
62 kg / 136 lbs
Eye color:
Blue
Ethnicity:
White / Caucasian
Hair color:
Brown
Chest:
83 cm / 33 in
Hair length:
Short
Skin color:
White
Hair type:
Straight

Credits & experience

2012
  • Meisner Technique : Michael Sassenti
2011
  • Meisner Technique : Michael Sassenti
2010
  • Meisner Technique : Michael Sassenti
  • Actors Lab : American Accent Workshop
  • Actors Lab : Elements Workshop
  • Actors Lab : Voice
  • Andrew Stehlin : Combat Workshop - Swordplay, Breakfalls and Combat
2009
  • Scene Group : Scene Group
  • Shortland Street : Auditioning for Television
  • Mirinda Harcourt : Acting for Screen
2007
  • Theatre Stampede : Audition Workshops, Melodrama, Clowning etc.
  • Factory Workshops : Audition for FIlm and Tv
2004
  • University of Auckland : First class Honours in Drama
  • University of Auckland : Movement, Body, Improvisation, Voice, Clowning
  • Massive Company : Acting for Theatre through Stories
2000
  • Biltmore, Ceroc, Gabrielle Roth Five Rhythms : Ballroom, Ceroc, Five Rhythms

Acting

Acting experience

Previous paid speaking roles


Languages
  • English
  • German

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

Feature Film
2012 3 Mile Limit Morrie, Craig Newland, No.8 Films.
2012 Journey of A Story, Lawrence Burton, Earthwire Productions,
Jonathan Rayner Burt.
2011 Desired - Bill Williams, Filmshock, Amanda Phillips. Cannes Marche Du
Film.
2007/8 - "Rapture" Screentests - Joseph and various, ROK Motion, Steve Nesbitt
and Eve Hawking.
2005 High Octane Detonate - Frogo, Firewire Productions, Shae Stirling.
2005 King Kong - theatre patron, New Line Cinema, Peter Jackson.
2002 Riverworld - Rebirther, Alliance Atlantic Communications, Kari Skogland.

Short Film
2014 White Lies Lead Andrew Bancroft
2014 After Wonderland Jonny Brightspark, Linda Darby
2014 Carl Zeus (lead) AU Nattapon Youngkong
2012 Coloured - Simon, Auckland University (Hons), Troy Blackman.
2012 "That's Love, Dawg!" - Goth dater , Spontanymouse, James Crompton.
2012 "Lonesome" - Daniel (lead), Cinegetic films, directed by Hohepa Hemara.
2011 "The Psychologist" - George Phibbs (lead), Zodiac Productions, Dimi
Nakov.
2011 "Keep It Simple Stupid" - Matt (lead), Ellie Gray Productions, Ellie Gray.
2010 "Cringe" - Zeb (lead), Swoon Media, Jon Waters.
2009 "Double Crossed" - Gabe, Unitec, James Greet.
2009 "Super Super" - Toni (lead), University of Auckland Honours Programme,
Ghassan Khairouz.
2009 "The Return" - soldier, Earthwire Productions, Jonathan Rayner-Burt.
(Runner up for TV3 short film contest judged by Baz Lurhman)
2009 "Therapy Session" - Black, Buzzy Bee, Campbell Cooley.
2007 Dr Roper and The Five Second Fix - Jerry Reid (lead), Latte Swillers, Jon
Waters. V48 Hour Regional Finalist.
2006 "Soulmates" - (lead), 48 Hour Film festival, Chloe Juyon.
2005 "Bodil De Resney's Series of Unreasonable Circumstances" - Jack (lead),
48 hour film festival, Jonathon Samson.
2005 "Wild Card" - Cam (lead), University of Auckland, Leo Woodhead

Theatre
2015 Chekhov Gone Wilde Patrick Graham
2012 -2015 Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre, Richard Cornelius Barnshaw, Actors Coop, Ken Samson.
2014 Dinner Theatre - Manuel in Fawlty Towers, Tony Two Twos - 1920s gangster, Officer Crabtree in Allo Allo, Bangers&Mash, Carey Fern.
2014 Pericles Summer Shakespeare Geoff Allen
2014 Shakespeare's Problems Theatrewhack Patrick Graham
2011 -14 Birds of Paradise LATE at the Museum, Fashion Week, Langham
Earthcheck Gold Award, Leigh Sawmill, International Comedy Festival, Hamilton Gardens Festival David Attenborough (lead), KissTheGround Productions, Morag Brownlee.
2013 A Caledonian Pastoral Marcel Maureen Burck
2013 The Merchant of Venice Antonio Shoreside Theatre
2013 Hongi Derek Short and Sweet Festival James Crompton
2011 Shanty - Horatio (lead), Short and Sweet, Jonathon Brugh.
2010 Pearshaped - Gary (lead), Devonport Theatre Company, Andy Saker.
2009 Lock's Playhouse -Lock, Lopdell House 24 hour theatre, Sofia Enhomer.
2004 The Tempest - Alonso, University of Auckland Masters in Drama, Murray
Edmond.
2004 Mozart and Salieri - Mozart, University of Auckland Masters in Drama,
Dasha Volga.
2004 Our Country's Good - Wisehammer/Faddy, University of Auckland Masters
in Drama, Margaret Mary Hollins.
2002 Romeo and Juliet - Romeo (lead), Romeo and Juliet Productions, David
and Lynn Berresford.
2001 The Taming of The Shrew - Pettruccio (lead), Shakespeare in the Rose
Gardens.
2000 Henry V - Pistol, University of Auckland Summer Shakesepare, Sam
Trubridge.
1999 Therapy - Godfrey Brademeyer (lead), Antipasto Theatre, Simon Green.
1998 The Love of the Nightingale Tereus (lead), Auckland University Theatre
Studies Progamme, Stuart Young. Waikato Drama Festival.

Extras

Extras experience

Previous speaking roles


Modeling

Modeling experience

Part-time model - paid commercial work


Lui Rincon Photo shoot 2009
National Business Review Waiter 1998
Rip It Up Magazine 1996
Life Modelling

Promotions
2009 Left4Dead2 Zombie Promotion
2009 Pacific Blue Macca Man Promotion
2006 Dean Lonergan Fight For Life/Cirque Rocks Promotion
2006 Trade and Exchange Easter Show Peomotion
2005 Air New Zealand Promotion
2002 El Taco Strolling Mexican Promotion
2002 Bluebird Penguin and US Border Patrol Promotion
2002 G2 Razor Promotion
1997 Mirinda Man Promotion

Presenter/MC
2006-11 Pub quiz/Music Quiz Host at Reef Bar Mission Bay, Gables Bar and
Empire Tavern.
2008 Presenter - Be The Moviestar Christmas Special, ROK MOTION, Steve
Nesbitt and Eve Ha

Music

Guitar ability

Intermediate


Vocal ability

Lead singer


Vocal range

Tenor


Composer ability

Intermediate


Singing styles
  • Pop
  • Rock
  • Classical
  • Opera

Favourite genres
  • Pop
  • Rock
  • Indie

Influences: Collapsing Cities, Son Of A Plumber, Roxette, Radiohead, Coldplay, The Verve, Oasis, The Seahorses, The Beatles, John Lennon, Cat Stevens.

I have released three singles and music videos on youtube under the name Crompy and have an album up on bandcamp entitled "The Karmic Loo"
I have performed at ONE2One Cafe, The Thirsty Dog, Roasted Addiction, The Bunker, Dogs Bollix, Atrium Bar at the Skytower, Kings Arms, Grand Central, Temple Bar, Brix Bar, All Nations Tavern, Kumeu Folk Festival among others.
My style is quirky poppy punk folk rock. I have been drawn comparinson to these artists before:
Thom Yorke, Eddie Vedder, The Violent Femmes, John Lennon and the Beatles, Mick Jagger, Jim Morrison, Billy Bragg, Syd Barret, Beck, Cat Stevens and Simon and Garfunkle, and Per Gessle.
My bandcamp site is: www.crompy.bandcamp.com

TV & Reality

TV
2011 "Shortland Street" - Mr Connelly, South Pacific Pictures, Oliver Driver.
2010 Spartacus Gods of the Arena - Slave Sacrifice, Starz Media, Rick
Jacobson.
2010 WannaBen - 2nd Male Lead, Yoink Productions.
2010 Brown Bruthaz - Gary, South Pacific Pictures, Awanui Simich-Pene.
2008 Shortland Street - Bryce, South Pacific Pictures, Brian Lennane.
2000 Shipwrecked, Lost Survivors of the Elingamite - romantic couple, South
Pacific Pictures.

TVCs
2011 Sky Rugby World Cup - Irish fan
2011 Toyota Corolla Canada - Young father
2010 Burger King - Identical Twin Test Subject
2009 Halifax
2008 Monteiths ad - Busker
2006 Sultana Bran Crunch Orchestra member
2004 - Hammer Auctions - Bidder.
2004 KFC cleaner.
2002-6 Horizon Printing Rodney Nimm.

Voiceover
2011 The Rock Wind Up Your Wife - Angry Scotsman.
2011 Spartacus Loop Group - Chris Stewar

Dancing

Dancing ability

Intermediate


Dance styles
  • Ballroom
  • Contemporary
  • Disco
  • Folk
  • Rock & Roll
  • Salsa
  • Swing

2009 Pacific Blue Macca Man Campaign - guerilla Macarena routine in Auckland Wellington and Christchurch

2002 The Other Side Of Heaven, Dancer, 3Mark Entertainment, Mitch Davis.

Trained in Beginner Ceroc, Ballroom, Gabrielle Roth Five Rhythms Dance, Beginner Salsa. But I am a natural dancer and like to dance to my own rhythm. haha.

Film & Stage Crew

2012 - That's Love Dawg - Director, Soundtrack, Editing Assistant, Writer; Spontanymouse, V48hours.
2011 - The Psychologist - Executive Producer, Screenplay, Location Scout.
2010 "Cringe" - Writer, Soundtrack, Assistant Editor, Swoon Media, Jon Waters.
2007 The Last Magic Show - Stand In For Lead, The Best Fancy Magic Show Ever, Andy Conlan.
2004 The Tempest - Programme Designer, University of Auckland Masters Degree, Murray Edmond.
2004 "Our Country's Good", Soundtrack, University of Auckland Masters Degree, Margaret Mary Hollins.

Presenting

Languages
  • English
  • German

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

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