AKL Jess Holly Bates

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Character, Comedy, Energetic, Kiwi


TELEVISION

2015 Jono & Ben Show, 'Pregnant Woman'
Mediaworks TV, Various directors
2012 Nothing Trivial: series II, 'Shay' (series regular)
South Pacific Pictures, Various directors

WEB SERIES

2015 Auckward Love, 'Grace' (core cast)
We Three Productions, Dir. Emmett Skilton
2015 Game Over, 'Sacha' (lead)
Dir. Patricia Phelan

THEATRE

2015 Call of the Sparrows, 'Various' (solo show)
Silo Theatre Development Work
2015 Ushers, 'Lead Female'
Basement Theatre, Dir. Romain Mereau
14-15 Real Fake White Dirt, 'Various' (solo show)
Wellington Fringe / Hamilton Gardens Festival / Edinburgh Fringe Festival
2014 Blind Date Project, 'Date'
Silo Theatre, Dir Tanya Goldberg
2014 The Perfect Original, 'Lead'
Red Leap Theatre
2014 Chewing Your Ears, 'Various' (solo show)
Adelaide Fringe Festival
2013 The Heretic, 'Phoebe Cassell'
Auckland Theatre Company, Dir. Alison Quigan
2013 White Rabbit, Red Rabbit, 'Various' (solo show)
Silo Theatre / Q Theatre
2013 Lucky C*ntry, 'Ensemble'
Dead Leg Theatre Company / Short+Sweet Auckland
2013 V.D, 'Sophie Wong' (solo show)
Herald Theatre / Short+Sweet Auckland, Dir. Cath Boniface
2012 Spit for Tat, 'Bernadette'
Herald Theatre / Short+Sweet Auckland, Dir. Simon Clark
2012 Day After Night, 'Blanche' (lead)
Dir. James Wenley
2012 Much Ado About Nothing, 'Beatrice'
AUSA Summer Shakespeare, Dir. Sam Pascoe

2011 Daughters of Heaven, 'Hilda'
Downstage Theatre, Dir. Sophie Roberts
2010 Fitz Bunny: Lust for Glory, 'Rabbette'
Basement Theatre, Dir. Simon Coleman
2010 Frosty the Snowman, 'Frosty' (lead)
Bruce Mason Centre, Dir. Sarah Somerville
2010 Twisted Tales: A Fairytale Mashup, 'Various' (lead)
Phineas Phrog Productions, Dir. Sarah Somerville
2010 Mammals, 'Betty'
Howick Little Theatre, Dir. Terence Hooper
09-10 Children's Storytelling, 'Performer'
Phineas Phrog Productions / Bruce Mason Centre, Dir. Sarah Somerville
08-10 Auckland Zoo Children's Theatre, 'Various'
Phineas Phrog Productions, Dir. Sarah Somerville
2009 The Woods, 'Ruth'
SCARPA Studio, Dir. Alexander Gandar
2005 Romeo & Juliet, 'Nurse'
University of Auckland, Dir. Matthew Gillanders


SHORT FILM

2013 Watercooler, 'Featured'
Candlelit Pictures, Dir. Fergus Burnett
2009 Love-Struck, 'Chloe'
University of Auckland, Dir. Steve Whitford

AWARDS

2013 Best Actress
Short+Sweet Auckland Awards
2013 Best Drama Script
Short+Sweet Auckland Awards
2013 Best NZ Script
Short+Sweet Auckland Awards
2013 People's Choice
Short+Sweet Auckland Awards
2013 Judges' Choice
Short+Sweet Auckland Awards

TELEVISION COMMERCIALS

2015 The Warehouse
NZ, 3 months
2015 Nimble
Australia
2014 New World
NZ
2014 Melbourne Comedy Festival
Australia
2011 Mitsubishi
NZ

TRAINING

2010 Bachelor of Arts with First Class Honours in English & Theatre
University of Auckland

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Highlights
TELEVISION

2015 Jono & Ben Show, 'Pregnant Woman'
Mediaworks TV, Various directors
2012 Nothing Trivial: series II, 'Shay' (series regular)
South Pacific Pictures, Various directors

WEB SERIES

2015 Auckward Love, 'Grace' (core cast)
We Three Productions, Dir. Emmett Skilton
2015 Game Over, 'Sacha' (lead)
Dir. Patricia Phelan

THEATRE

2015 Call of the Sparrows, 'Various' (solo show)
Silo Theatre Development Work
2015 Ushers, 'Lead Female'
Basement Theatre, Dir. Romain Mereau
14-15 Real Fake White Dirt, 'Various' (solo show)
Wellington Fringe / Hamilton Gardens Festival / Edinburgh Fringe Festival
2014 Blind Date Project, 'Date'
Silo Theatre, Dir. Tanya Golding
2014 The Perfect Original, 'Lead'
Red Leap Theatre
2014 Chewing Your Ears, 'Various' (solo show)
Adelaide Fringe Festival
2013 The Heretic, 'Phoebe Cassell'
Auckland Theatre Company, Dir. Alison Quigan
2013 White Rabbit, Red Rabbit, 'Various' (solo show)
Silo Theatre / Q Theatre

AWARDS

2013 Best Actress
Short+Sweet Auckland Awards

TELEVISION COMMERCIALS

2015 The Warehouse
NZ, 3 months
2015 Nimble
Australia
2014 New World
NZ
2014 Melbourne Comedy Festival
Australia

Additional Characteristics

Bubbly, Friendly, Upbeat, Young Mum

Skills

  • Dancer
  • Hip Hop Dancer
  • Full Licence
  • Flute
  • Singer
  • Writer
  • Yoga

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