Nancy BrunningFeatured Popular

Female
Hair
Black
Eyes
Brown
Height
5'1'' / 155 cm
DOB
1971
Notes:

Photograph by Toaki Okano, courtesy of Silo Theatre

FEATURE FILM

2015 The Patriarch, 'Grandmother Ramona'
The Patriarch Ltd, Dir. Lee Tamahori
2013 The Pa Boys, 'Mum'
The Pa Productions Ltd, Dir. Himiona Grace
2013 White Lies, 'Horiana'
South Pacific Pictures, Dir. Dana Rotberg

2007Strength of Water, 'Joy'
Filmwork, Dir. Armaghan Ballentyne
2007Fracture, 'Doctor'
Kahukura Productions, Dir. Larry Parr
2001Blonde Cargo, 'Meri'
Gibson Group
2000Crooked Earth, 'Marama'
Communicado, Dir. Sam Pilsbury
1998What Becomes of the Broken Hearted, 'Tania'
South Pacific Pictures, Dir. Ian Mune
1998When Love Comes Along, 'Fig'
Kahukura Productions, Dir. Garth Maxwell
1995Chicken, 'Technician'
Essential Films, Dir. Grant Lahood

TELEVISION

2012 Korero Mai: series VII, 'Anahera'
Cinco Cine Film Productions, Various directors
2009 The Cult, 'Mrs Thomas'
Great Southern Television, Various directors

06-07 Wahnua, 'Kura'
Cinco Cine Productions, Various directors
2004 Mataku, 'Te Ringamatou'
4 Winds Films, Various directors
2001 Mokotoa: series II, 'Hara'
Te Haeta Productions, Various directors
2000 Fish Skin Suit, 'Mere'
Kahukura Productions
1999 Nga Tohu, 'Hinewai / Keri'
Dir. Andrew Bancroft
1997 Nga Wahine, 'Daina'
Dir. Riwia Brown
94-95 Coverstory, 'Judith'
South Pacific Pictures, Various directors
93-94 Shortland Street, 'Jaki Manu' (core cast)
South Pacific Pictures, Various directors

THEATRE

2014 Paniora, 'Te Mamaenui'
Te Papa / Maidment Theatre, Dir. Colin McColl
2012 Awatea, 'Ana'
Auckland Theatre Company, Dir. Colin McColl
2012 Top Girls, 'Lady Nijo'
Silo Theatre, Dir. Shane Bosher
2012 Clybourne Park, 'Francine/Lena'
Circa Theatre, Dir. Ross Jolly
2010 August: Osage County, 'Johnna'
Auckland Theatre Company, Dir. Colin McColl
2006I Ain't Nothing but a Glimmer in the Dark She Said, 'Rae'
Open Book Productions / Stab Season
2003The Songmaker's Chair, 'Ensemble'
AK 03, Dirs. Nathaniel Lees & Aphi Tapu
2002Vagina Monologues, 'Lead'
Circa Theatre
2001Haruru Mai, 'Lead'
Auckland Theatre Company
2000Blue Smoke, 'Lead'
Wellington Festival, Dir. Murray Lynch
1999Purapurawhetu, 'Lead'
NZ national tour, Dir. Cathy Downes
1999Waiora, 'Lead'
Hawaii tour
1998Waiora, 'Lead'
NZ national tour
1997Waiora, 'Lead'
Taki Rua / Maidment Theatre / Brighton
1994Nga Tangata Toa: The Warrior People, 'Various'
Taki Rua Theatre

 


Short Film

2003Kerosene Creek, 'Mother'
Dir. Michael Bennett
2002Turangawaewae, 'Rose'
Dir. Peter Burger
1997Haka Wahine, 'Kura Thomas'
Dir. Kath Brown

AWARDS

2012 Absolutely Positively Award for Supporting Actress of the Year
Chapman Tripp Theatre Awards
2010 Best of Theatre 2010 for 'August: Osage County'
NZ Herald Best of Theatre Awards
2000Best Actress
NZ Television Awards
1999Nga Tohu Best Actress
NZ Film Awards
1998Most Promising Female Actor
Chapman Tripp Awards

 

TRAINING

1991Toi Whakaari Graduate
New Zealand Drama School

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Highlights

FEATURE FILM

2015 The Patriarch, 'Grandmother Ramona'
The Patriarch Ltd, Dir. Lee Tamahori
2013 White Lies, 'Horiana'
South Pacific Pictures, Dir. Dana Rotberg

2007Strength of Water, 'Joy'
Filmwork, Dir. Armaghan Ballentyne
2007Fracture, 'Doctor'
Kahukura Productions, Dir. Larry Parr
1997 What Becomes of the Broken Hearted, 'Tania'
South Pacific Pictures, Dir. Ian Mune

television

2012 Korero Mai: series VII, 'Anahera'
Cinco Cine Film Productions, Various directors
2009 The Cult, 'Mrs Thomas'
Great Southern Television, Various directors

06-07Wahnua, 'Kura'
Cinco Cine Productions, Various directors
94-95 Cover Story, 'Judith'
South Pacific Pictures, Various directors
93-94 Shortland Street, 'Jackie Manu' (core cast)
South Pacific Pictures, Various directors

THEATRE

2014 Paniora, 'Te Mamaenui'
Te Papa / Maidment Theatre, Dir. Colin McColl
2012 Awatea, 'Ana'
Auckland Theatre Company, Dir. Colin McColl

2012 Top Girls, 'Lady Nijo'
Silo Theatre, Dir. Shane Bosher
2012 Clybourne Park, 'Francine/Lena'
Circa Theatre, Dir. Ross Jolly
2010 August: Osage County, 'Johnna'
Auckland Theatre Company, Dir. Colin McColl

 

AWARDS

2012 Absolutely Positively Award for Supporting Actress of the Year
Chapman Tripp Theatre Awards
2010 Best of Theatre 2010 for 'August: Osage County'
NZ Herald Best of Theatre Awards
2000Best Actress
NZ Television Awards
1999Nga Tohu Best Actress
NZ Film Awards
1998Most Promising Female Actor
Chapman Tripp Awards

 

 

Skills

  • Singer
  • Voice Artist

 

Vocal Skills

  • Languages:
  • Te Reo Maori


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