AKL Tavai Faasavalu

Tavai FaasavaluFeatured Popular

Hair
Black
Eyes
Brown
Height
5'10'' / 179 cm
DOB
1988

FEATURE FILM

2010 Groovecity, 'Josh'
Dir. Neil Nili

TELEVISION

2013 Nothing Trivial: series III, 'Constable Savage'
South Pacific Pictures, Various directors
2010 Brown Brothas, 'Luke'
Cinco Cine Film Productions, Various directors

2009Teuila Festival, 'Performer'
Samoa Television
2009Miss Samoa, 'Featured'
Samoa Television
2009Pacifica News, 'Featured'
Stratos
2009Krazzy for Dance, 'Performer'
Triangle TV

WEB SERIES

2013 The Factory, 'Api'
Jump Film & TV Ltd, Dir. Joe Lonie

PRESENTER

2010 Polyfest Samoan Stage, 'Presenter'
Tagata Pasifika Polyfest Special, TV1

THEATRE

2014 The Factory, 'Lesi'
Kila Kokonut Krew, Dir. Vela Manusaute
2011 Tartuffe, 'Flipote / Laurent / Mister Loyalson / Officer'
Silo Theatre, Dir. Shane Bosher
2011 The Factory, 'Lesi'
Kila Kokonut Krew, Dir. Anapela Polataivino
2011 Four Women, 'Various'
Kila Kokonut Krew, Centrepoint Theatre & Mangere Arts Centre
2010 Tuatai, 'Maui'
Mangere Arts Centre, Dir. Oscar Knightley

2009Little Shop of Horrors, 'The Dentist'
PIPA, Dir. Sean Coyle
2009Going Solo, 'Fatu'
PIPA, Dir. Tavai Faasavalu
2009Othello Polynesia, 'Montano'
PIPA, Dir. Michelle Johansson
2009Blood Wedding, 'Wood Cutter/Wedding Guest'
PIPA, Dir. Lauren Jackson
2009Ioane's Wedding, 'Ioane/Sepeki'
Play reading only, Dir. Danny Aumua
2008Pu'ua, 'Lead Male Dancer'
PIPA, Dirs. Olivia Rauma & Peter Tamasese
2008Dawn Raids, 'Mose'
PIPA, Dir. Lauren Jackson

SHORT FILM

2009 Manurewa, 'Friend'
Robbers Dog Films, Dir. Sam Peacock

DANCER / CHOREOGRAPHER

2010 Fresh Cuts, 'Dancer'
Tempo Dance Festival, Dir. Justin Haiu
2010 Y Chromosome, 'Dancer'
Tempo Dance Festival, Dir. Juston Haiu
2010 Take That, 'Mack'
Lima Dance Company, Dir. Olivia Taouma
2010 Studio 2, 'Dancer / Choreographer'
TV3
2010 Miss Samoa NZ, 'Dancer / Choreographer'
Beauty Pagent
2009 Teuila Festival, 'Dancer / Choreographer'
Samoa
2009 Breakfast, 'Dancer / Choreographer'
TV1
2009 Samoan Sports Awards, 'Dancer / Choreographer'
Awards Ceremony
2009 Strictly Brown, 'Dancer / Choreographer'
Manukau Festival of Arts
2009 Krazy for Dance, 'Dancer / Choreographer'
Dance Festival
2008 Pu'ua, 'Lead Male Dancer'
Dirs. Olivia Taouma & Peter Tamasese
 

TELEVISION COMMERCIALS

2016 Nova Energy
NZ
2015 Safekids
NZ
2015 Fly Buys
NZ
2014 Spark
NZ, 3 months
2014 Telecom
NZ, 6 months
2013 State
NZ

2010 ASB Bank
NZ
 

TRAINING

2009 Diploma in Performing Arts
PIPA

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Recent credits only

Feature Film

2010 Groovecity, 'Josh'
Dir: Neil Nili

Television

2013 Nothing Trivial: season III, 'Constable Savage'
South Pacific Pictures Dir: Various directors

2010 Brown Brothas, 'Luke'
Cinco Cine Film Productions Dir: Various directors

2009 Teuila Festival, 'Performer'
Samoa Television

2009 Miss Samoa, 'Featured'
Samoa Television

2009 Pacifica News, 'Featured'
Stratos

2009 Krazzy for Dance, 'Performer'
Triangle TV

Musical Theatre

2018 Shortland Street The Musial , 'Ensemble'
Auckland Theatre Company Dir: Simon Bennett

2014 The Factory (Edinburgh tour), 'Lesi'
Kila Kokonut Krew Dir: Vela Manusaute

2011 The Factory, 'Lesi'
Kila Kokonut Krew Dir: Anapela Polataivino

Theatre

2011 Tartuffe, 'Flipote / Laurent / Mister Loyalson / Officer'
Silo Theatre Dir: Shane Bosher

2011 Four Women, 'Various'
Kila Kokonut Krew

2010 Tuatai, 'Maui'
Mangere Arts Centre Dir: Oscar Knightley

Short Film

2009 Manurewa, 'Friend'
Robbers Dog Films Dir: Sam Peacock

Web Series

2013 The Factory, 'Api'
Jump Film & TV Ltd Dir: Joe Lonie

Presenting

2010 Polyfest Samoan Stage, 'Presenter'
Tagata Pasifika Polyfest Special, TV1

Television Commercials

2016 Nova Energy
NZ

2015 Safekids
NZ

2015 Fly Buys
NZ

2014 Spark
NZ, 3 months

2014 Telecom
NZ, 6 months

2014 State
NZ

2013 ASB Bank
NZ

Skills

  • American Football
  • Choreographer
  • Dancer
  • Hip Hop Dancer
  • Pacific Style Dancer
  • Fishing
  • Pool
  • Presenter
  • Singer
  • Tenor

Notes:

Extensive dance performance experience. Member of Pacific contemporary dance group Six8Five.

Vocal Skills

    Languages:
  • Samoan
  • Tongan

    Accents:
  • American (standard)
  • Samoan

Vocal Notes:

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