AKL Lara Liew

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Hair
Red
Eyes
Blue
Height
5'7'' / 171 cm
DOB
1981
Notes:
Lara Liew (nee Fishchel-Chisholm)

TELEVISION

2015 Westside: season II, 'TV Jazz Instructor'
South Pacific Pictures, Various directors
2015 Jono & Ben, 'Sorry Parody Sketch Dancer'
MediaWorks TV
2010 Shortland Street, 'Anita Goodall'
South Pacific Pictures, Various directors
2008 Power Rangers: Jungle Fury, 'Dr. Jennings'
Ranger Productions, Various directors
2007 Shortland Street, 'Polly Deaker'
South Pacific Pictures, Various directors
2004 P. E. T Detectives, 'Rosie'
Screentime Communicado, Various directors

THEATRE

2016 Mia Blonde in Ice Dagger, 'Ima Hellavich'
Basement Theatre and Q Loft, Choreography/ Dirs. Lara Fischel-Chisholm & Tom Sainsbury
2015 Terror Planet, 'Lead'
Tempo Festival / Body Festival,Choreography / Dirs. Lara Fischel-Chisholm & Tom Sainsbury
2015 Terror Highway, 'La Ronda' (lead)
Montecristo Room / NZ Comedy Festival, Choreography / Dirs. Lara Fischel-Chisholm & Tom Sainsbury
2015 This Is My Real Job, 'Various' (solo show)
Basement Theatre / The Town Centre, Dir. Nisha Madhan
2014 Terror Highway, 'La Ronda' (lead)
Basement Theatre, Choreography / Dirs. Lara Fischel-Chisholm & Tom Sainsbury
2014 LIES, 'Lara'
NZ Fringe / The Town Centre, Dir. Nisha Madhan
2014 This Is My Real Job, 'Various' (solo show)
Dunedin Fringe Festival, Dir. Nisha Madhan
2013 Terror Planet, 'Ensemble'
Basement Theatre, Choreography / Dirs. Lara Fischel-Chisholm & Tom Sainsbury
2012 Terror Island, 'Ensemble'
Musgrove Studio, Choreography / Dirs. Lara Fischel-Chisholm & Tom Sainsbury
2012 Cowboy Mouth / Love It Up, 'Cosmic Matriarch'
Snake Pit / The Town Centre, Dir. Nisha Madhan
2012 Cirque Non Sequitur, 'Ensemble'
Right Royal Cabaret Festival / Fuel Festival / Q Theatre, Dir. Eve Gordon
2012 Providence, 'Tamsin'
Aotea Centre, Dir. Louise Tu'u
2011 A Krazy Kristmas, 'Vanessa'
Basement Theatre, Dir. Prue Clarke
2011 In Flagrante, 'Dancer / Performer'
Wellington / Auckland season, Dir. Mary Jane O'Rielly
2011 Love You Approximately, 'Lead'
Wellington / Dunedin season, Dir. Julienne Eason
2010 The Christmas Monologues 2, 'Donna'
Basement Theatre, Dir. Thomas Sainsbury
2010 Providence, 'Tamsin'
Basement Theatre, Dir. Louise Tu'u
2010 TALK, 'Ginny'
Musgrove Studio, Dir. Thomas Sainsbury
2010 The Continental Monologues: Africa, 'American Paleontologist'
Te Karanga Gallery, Dir. Thomas Sainsbury
2010 The Monster Monologues: Do You Love Me, 'Girl'
Te Karanga Gallery, Dir. Thomas Sainsbury
2010 The Awkward Monologues: Hallo, 'Anke'
Te Karanga Gallery, Dir. Thomas Sainsbury
2009 The SEXY RECESSION Show, 'Guest Star - Holly Day'
TAPAC, Dir. Eve Gordon
2009 Love You Approximately, 'Lead'
The Clinic NZ & Spain tour, Dirs. Julieanne Eason & Lucette Hindin
2009 The Pied Piper of Hamilton, 'Und Claudia / The Pieman / Facts / Councillor Svingers'
Herald Theatre
2009 Hootchy Kootchy Girls: Mambo Italiano, 'Betty Beau Peep'
Montecristo Room, Choreographer / Dir. Erin Basta
2008 Hootchy Kootchy Girls Burlesque, 'Betty Beau Peep'
Montecristo Room, Choreography / Dir. Erin Basta
2008 The Mall, 'Yvonne / Doctor / Sharisse / Nimi'
Dir. Thomas Sainsbury
2005 Miss Kitty & the Cat's Meow Chorus, 'Flo'
Dir. Helen Barrett
2004 Twelfth Night, 'Viola'
RADA London
2003 Louisa May, 'Lizzie / Beth'
UNITEC
2003 A Doll's House, 'Nora Helmer'
UNITEC
2003 CUT OUT, 'Marsey'
UNITEC
2002 Big River, 'Company'
UNITEC
2002 The Love of the Nightingale, 'Iris / Aphrodite'
UNITEC
2002 Julius Caesar, 'Calpurnia'
UNITEC

SHORT FILM

2012 Shelved, 'Chantel'
Media Design School, Dir. James Cunningham
2010 The Boat, 'Lauren'
Dir. Hans Edward Hammonds
2010 12 Hours of Love, 'Mother'
Dir. Hans Edward Hammonds
2008 Hot Wax, 'Lee'
Dir. Andrew Rutherford
2008 Meat & Three Veg, 'Tracey'
Dir. Katie Brockie
2004 Vanity Fear, 'Alice'
Dir. Andrew Rutherford
2003 Something Interrupted, 'Joyce'
UNITEC

AWARDS

2014 Outstanding Performer nomination for 'This Is My Real Job'
Dunedin Fringe Festival Awards
2014 Most Original Concept nomination for 'This Is My Real Job'
Dunedin Fringe Festival Awards
2013 Best Animated Short for 'Shelved'
New York International Film Festival
2013 Best Animated Film for 'Shelved'
Los Angeles Movie Awards
2013 Best Animated Characters for 'Shelved'
Los Angeles Movie Awards
2012 Best Dancing in a Play for 'Terror Island'
Hackman Theatre Awards
2011 Best Weapon of the Year for 'In Flagrante'
Hackman Theatre Awards
2010 Best of Theatre 2010 for 'Providence'
NZ Herald Best of Theatre Awards

VOICE WORK

2011 Spartacus Loop Group
The Walt Disney Company (NZ) Ltd

TELEVISION COMMERCIALS

2015 Canada Goose
Worldwide, except North America
2014 Treasures
NZ
2011 Natures Fresh
NZ
2010 McDonalds
NZ
2008 Plan B
USA & Canada
2007 Light N Tasty
NZ

TRAINING

2004 Acting Shakespeare Summer School Post Graduate
Royal Academy Dramatic Art, London
01-03 UNITEC Graduate
School of Performing & Screen Arts
1998 Associate Diploma in Speech & Drama
Trinity College, London
1998 Acting in Pairs grade 8
Trinity College, London
1998 Advanced Certificate in Dance
New Zealand Academy of Modern Dance
1998 Grade 8 Certificate in Classical Ballet
Royal Academy of Dance
1997 Pre-Elementary Certificate in Classical Ballet
Royal Academy of Dance

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Recent credits only

Television

2015 Westside: season II, 'TV Jazz Instructor'
South Pacific Pictures Dir: Various directors

2015 Jono & Ben, 'Sorry Parody Sketch Dancer'
MediaWorks TV

2010 Shortland Street, 'Anita Goodall'
South Pacific Pictures Dir: Various directors

2008 Power Rangers: Jungle Fury, 'Dr. Jennings'
Ranger Productions Dir: Various directors

2007 Shortland Street, 'Polly Deaker'
South Pacific Pictures Dir: Various directors

Theatre

2018 Monster Mash, 'Mummy'
Dynamotion Dir: Lara Liew & Tom Sainsbury

2016 Mia Blonde in Ice Dagger, 'Ima Hellavich'
Dynamotion Dir: Lara Fischel-Chisholm & Tom Sainsbury

2015 Terror Planet, 'Lead'
Dynamotion / Tempo Festival / Body Festival Dir: Lara Fischel-Chisholm & Tom Sainsbury

2015 Terror Highway, 'La Ronda (lead)'
Dynamotion / NZ Comedy Festival Dir: Lara Fischel-Chisholm & Tom Sainsbury

2015 This Is My Real Job, 'Various (solo show)'
Basement Theatre / The Town Centre Dir: Nisha Madhan

2014 Terror Highway, 'La Ronda (lead)'
Dynamotion Dir: Lara Fischel-Chisholm & Tom Sainsbury

2014 LIES, 'Lara'
NZ Fringe / The Town Centre Dir: Nisha Madhan

2014 This Is My Real Job, 'Various (solo show)'
Dunedin Fringe Festival Dir: Nisha Madhan

2013 Terror Planet, 'Ensemble'
Dynamotion Dir: Lara Fischel-Chisholm & Tom Sainsbury

2012 Terror Planet, 'Ensemble'
Musgrove Studio Dir: Lara Fischel-Chisholm & Tom Sainsbury

2012 Cowboy Mouth / Love It Up, 'Cosmic Matriarch'
Snake Pit / The Town Centre Dir: Nisha Madhan

2012 Cirque Non Sequitur, 'Ensemble'
Right Royal Cabaret Festival / Fuel Festival / Q Theatre Dir: Eve Gordon

2012 Providence, 'Tamsin'
Aotea Centre Dir: Louise Tu'u

Awards

2014 Outstanding Performer nomination for 'This Is My Real Job'
Dunedin Fringe Festival Awards

2014 Most Original Concept nomination for 'This Is My Real Job'
Dunedin Fringe Festival Awards

Television Commercials

2019 Powershop
NZ

2017 BNZ
NZ

2017 Holden Trax
NZ

2015 Canada Goose
Worldwide, except North America

2014 Treasures
NZ

Skills

  • Artist
  • Choreographer
  • Dancer
  • Singer

Notes:

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Vocal Skills

    Languages:
  • French

    Accents:
  • American (standard)
  • New York
  • British
  • Scottish
  • German
  • Irish

Vocal Notes:

Basic French only.

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