Lisa Brady

Actor, Writer / Director, TV Presenter, Radio Presenter

Auckland, New Zealand
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Physical Attributes

Height:
152 cm / 5ft 0in
Weight:
65 kg / 143 lbs
Ethnicity:
White / Caucasian
Skin color:
Other
Dress size:
UK 14 / AUS 14 / US 10
Eye color:
Grey
Hair color:
Blonde
Hair length:
Long
Hair type:
Straight

Acting

Acting experience

Previous paid speaking roles


Acting agent

Talento


Languages
  • English
  • Spanish

Accents
  • New Zealand
  • UK Cockney
  • UK English
  • UK Posh

Union memberships
  • Equity

I have 7 years dinner theatre experience as creative director and playing various ad-lib comedy characters for comedy themed shows and murder mysteries, the most well known being Sybil Faulty. Also co-wrote and directed Medieval Knights dinner theatre show.
I have done theatre, radio and tv presenting aswell as film and tv extra work.
Most notably was playing Nerissa in Terence Cooper's production of the Merchant of Venice for Auckland Fiesta 1986.
I presented a local dance school show every year( for 5 years ) as various strange MC characters and am never happier than when I have a microphone in my hand.

Whilst living in Spain, I worked with a fakir in a comedy high risk cabaret which included sword fighting,escapology and breaking concrete with a sledgehammer on a nightly basis.



Performing is my passion but I'm also competent out of the spotlight and have done story-lining, directing, publicity , script editing, writing and production management. I have worked in casting (another passion) and find this is also an area that I love.

For the summer of 2016, I was a dinosaur ranger with Dinofest, performing at the Auckland Botanic Gardens, Easter and Anzac weekend 2017 at the Wellington Botanic gardens,2018 we were in Hamilton for Easter and Napier for New Year and started 2019 up in Whangarei with Palmerston North at Easter. We had 2 weeks in Christchurch in January 2020. This involves presenting an interactive show for children of all ages with animatronic dinosaurs . It is very educational and huge fun.
At the end of 2019, I took up the role of Madame Edith in 'Allo 'Allo for a Christmas Dinner Theatre season which I hope to reprise next year.


2019 also saw me perform in 3 student films by the students of S.A.E. in Auckland.

TV & Reality

Was host of talk back show for TV4 (Tele Trader) 1999/2000 with live talk back, interviews and music.

Have done commercials, tv and film work. I'm comfortable on a set and take direction well.

Film & Stage Crew

As part of Hero celebrations for several years in Auckland I worked many different roles including venue management, celebrity hosting, sponsorship and assistant stage managing. Was creative director of a dinner theatre company that I also performed, responsible for client liaison, venue and client bookings, casting and directing aswell as writing new shows.
Was production manager for a show at Silo Theatre called "Look Me In The Eye"

Presenting

TV presenter experience

Previous paid TV presenter roles


Radio presenter experience

Previous paid Radio presenter roles


Languages
  • English
  • Spanish

Accents
  • New Zealand
  • UK Cockney
  • UK English
  • UK Posh

Presenter union memberships
  • Equity

TV4 Teletrader was a radio show on television. I interviewed advertisers, played music and ran live talkback.

I have MC'd shows for various people.

Presented a kids dinosaur education show over 2 Easters and 3 Summers in Auckland, Wellington, Hamilton, Napier, Whangarei, Palmerston North and Christchurch.

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