Jacqui Purvis – Ruby

Jacqui says she has always known she will be an actress.  At school, she just wanted to be on stage performing. At sixteen Jacqui was coached by Peter Kalos at the Melbourne Actors Lab, where she took classes for three years.

Represented by Morrissey Management, Jacqui moved to Sydney to further her career as an actress and attended classes with Les Chantery.

Jacqui won a number of best actor awards for her portrayal of Bella in the short film “Undertow” (Directed by Peter Spann) and recently landed the lead role in an Australian feature film “A Lion Returns”.

Jacqui works hard and is determined to succeed.

Jacqui is an Australian Actress known for:

Heidi A Lion Returns Bonafide Pictures, Serhat Caradee

Bella – lead Undertow Dream Maker Studios, Peter Spann

Pia Hartmen-Wood Hartman’s Solution , Ian Gilmour

Lucy Lights Young Nefarous Minds JMC, Mark Rabahi

Michelle Brown Neighbours Fremantle Media

 

Hamish Street – Bateman

Hamish enjoyed drama as a subject in school and was involved in a number of theatre productions. Landing lead roles in both the musical and play in his senior year he had found his calling.

After graduating, Hamish completed an acting short course at NIDA before embarking on a communications degree. With travel, experience and a degree under his belt he came back to his true passion and enrolled at The Actors Pulse where he spent over a year refining his craft.

Always looking to improve his skills, Hamish has undertaken a number of additional acting master classes and performed in many AFTRS and SFS short films. Hamish is also a co-creator and actor in the popular online web-series Streets of Sydney.

Hamish last worked with Peter Spann on the multi-award winning Undertow.

Credits

  • Undertow: Short film that has won 24 separate film festival awards
  • Music Video Clip : A music video for a band called ‘Draw’ with their song ‘I’ll save you’. Role – Bar tender
  • The Gate Keeper : A short film through Sydney Film School. Lead role – Jasper
  • With Love : A short film through Sydney Film School. Lead Role – Dan
  • Home : Short film that won ‘Audience Favourite Film’ and ‘Best Director’ at the Sydney Film School. Lead role – Jessie
  • Tight : A mini series that I co created. Lead role – Fight
  • Catching Stone : A short film based on a short story. Lead role – Walter Stone
  • The Actors Pulse : At the Actors Pulse I studied the Meisner technique for 1 year where I explored and shaped my craft.

Ben Hamilton – Diablos

Born in Lincolnshire, UK, Ben started his acting career during his time studying in the north of England, he subsequently moved to London 2005 to work on a number of productions. In 2010 he moved to Sydney, Australia where he continued to study and land key roles on a number of film productions.

Ben last worked with Peter Spann on the comedy Heavy Heist.

2017
  • The Checkout (TV, ABC) : MyDNA Health Consultant
  • Enter Sanctum – Feature Film : Mr Pressman – Supporting Role
  • Redemption – Feature Film : Liam/Conan – Lead Male
  • The Last Known Sighting of Irma Strauss (Pulp Fury Radio) : Peter
  • The Terror In The Walls (Pulp Fury Radio) : Dr Phelps
  • Working Class Wizards (Pulp Fury Radio) : Aemulus Retch
  • LEGO: Star Wars Giant Death Star Activation : Weekend MC, Facebook Live Presenter
  • The Skydiver & The Scarecrow : Theatre Patron
2016
  • Witness Articles: The Hound of Hell : Private Peter Griggs – Leading Role
  • Let’s See How Fast This Baby Will Go : Young Couple/Husband – Featured Extra
  • Cordolium – Art Film : Lead Male
  • If It’s Not On… : Harley – Leading Male
  • Nathan Drake Experience – Sony Playstation Experiential Event : Fortune Hunter – Host/Actor
  • Heavy HeistDamo – Leading Role
  • The Fox : The Fox – Lead Male
  • Goldfish : Dad – Lead Male
  • Project Goodbye : Principal Role
  • TAFTA : Standard American Accent – Barb Hastings
  • Margie Haber Studio : ‘Slice of Life’ Acting Workshop
2015
  • Google Christmas Party – Brand Event : Gatsby
  • Mobeseek Explainer Video : Mobeseek Man/Presenter
  • Walking Without Shoes Music Video – Lucy B : Lead Male
  • Living Like Grok : Lead Male
  • Prey : Lead Male
  • Farewell : Greb – Supporting Role
  • Last Word : Fred – Lead Male
  • Shooters : Franck – Leading Role
  • Broken : Michael – Lead Male
  • The News : Mike – Lead Male
  • Closure : Adam – Lead Male
  • Dave Plus One Web Series : Wade – Series Regular
  • Brainless Killers : Aaron – Supporting Role
  • Actors Pulse : Meisner Technique & Screen Acting
  • Actors Pulse : Story Workshop
  • Greg Apps – Masterclass : Audition Technique,
  • NIDA : Corporate Performance
2014
  • Scenes From An Italian Restaurant – North Shore Drama Production : Leon (Scenes from Speaking in Tongues)
  • North Shore Drama : From Script to Stage Course finishing with 2 Performances
2013
  • NIDA : Corporate Performance Public Speaking
2007
  • Night Junkies – Feature Film : Student Victim – Featured Extra (uncredited)
2005
  • A Stranger Follows – Short Film : Lead Male
2004
  • Hairy Fruit : Kyle – Lead Male

Shalane Connors – Jezebeth

Sydney based performer with professional experience in acting, singing, movement studies, modelling and music. Shalane completed a ‘Bachelor of Performing Arts’ and has since worked full-time in film, television, stage, studio, and print.

TRAINING: BACHELOR OF PERFORMING ARTS: Three years full-time at UOW

FEATURES, SHORT FILMS, MUSIC VIDEOS
2017: Slapper Clapper in music video ‘Headcase’ for ‘The Million’ Directed by Kate Halpin
2017: Ella in ‘Ocean Blue’ short film directed by Yohan Fredén
2017: Xara in ‘Affixed’ short film directed by Himanshi Handa
2017: Sasha in ‘Dream Infinity’ short film directed by Kate Murphy
2017: Mathilde in ‘Little Sista’ Web series by Charmaine Bingwa
2017: Jessie in ‘Spinner’ (pre production) director Farren Ifield
2016: Teagen in ‘Benefited’ Feature in post production
2016: Clare in ‘Untitled Vampire’ director Meredith Williams
2016: Elvis in ‘A Girl Called Elvis’ feature project pitch: Denie Pentacost: Benchmark Productions
2015: Lead singer in music video ‘Up’ for SISKIN RIVER: Director Clayton Jacobson
2013: ‘When The Sex Is Gone’ directed by Gabriel Dowrick. DP Mark Windon
2013: Sexy Sadie in ‘Name This Film’ Marshmallow Productions: Ullyses Oliver
2012: Nina in ‘The Road Home’ director Denie Pentecost: Benchmark Films
2011: Courtesan in ‘La Boheme’ Live feauture recording directed by Gale Edwards: Sydney Opera House: Opera Australia
2011: PJ in ‘Last Ride’ One shot feature film directed by James Phillips
2011: Jessica (lead) in ‘Little Thief’ Feature Film directed by Christopher Robin Collins: Warm Front Productions
2011: The Nun in ‘Spice Afloat -Bad Habit’ short film directed by Jonny Peters
2011: Hero in ‘Cathedral’ music video for ‘Young Men Dead’ director Byron Quandary
2010: ‘Twists of Fate’ feature film directed by Mark Eder: On the Mark Productions
2010: Brenda (lead) in ‘Pavan for a Dead Princess’ George Karadonian: Goozan Productions
2010: Sadie in ‘Prelude and Lust’ Short film/trailer for ‘Name This Film’ project. director Ulysses Oliver: Marshmallow Productions
2010: The Doll in ‘Paper Doll’: Short film director Tim Burrows: AFTRS
2010: Woman in ‘Parallel Lines’ Short Film director Elliot Clifford AFTRS
2010: Alice in Pain in ‘Lucydia’: Short Film director Jonny Peters: AFTRS
2010: Layla in ‘Hit and Run’: Short Film director Luke McKay. DP Marc Windon: ManiaFilms
2010: Sue in ‘Second Face’: short film: Charlie R Barnett
2010: Music Video ‘What She Did That Day’ for musician ‘Pave Leclair’ Director Peter Nizic: The Funktion
2010: Music Video ‘I Don’t Want To Party Party’ for ‘Philadelphia Grand Jury’ Director Matt Bisson
2010: Music Video ‘Sister’ for ‘Astreetlightsong’: Director Kieran Fowler
2010: ‘Mobile Screenfest 2010 Introductory Video’ Director Matt Bisson: Araya Films
2009: Magda in ‘Who Pays the Hit Man’ Feature Film directed by Rodd Millner: Bondiwood Productions
2009: Music Video ‘Teledemocracy’ for Russian band ‘Dasaev’: Director Cayden Hsu/Alex Martynov: Choreographer James Barry
2009: Billie in ‘Snap the Moment’: Short film director Ray Huang
2009: Secretary in ‘Suing The Devil’ directed by Tim Chey: Mouth Watering Productions

TELEVISION
2017 TVC ‘YES Campaign’ Marriage equality
2017: TVC Tic Tac Drummer
2017: Marlene in ‘Deadly Women’ Season 11 episode 8
2017: Online TVC for So Good Almond Milk
2017: TVC SBS ‘Eurovision’ Paparazzi
2017: TVC Foxtel ‘Video hits Island’
2016: TVC Jacobs Creek Wines (UK only): Hellofuture
2016: TVC Showcase Jewellers: The Creative Foundry
2016: TVC Foxtel ‘MAX Music’ Refresh Shoot
2011: Tracey in ‘Killer Instinct’: Beyond Productions: directed by James Knox
2010: Compulsory Euthanasia Skit for ‘The Gruen Transfer: The Pitch’ ABC1: directed by Dan Reisinger

THEATRE
2017: Courtesan in ‘La Boheme’: Opera Australia: Sydney Opera House
2016: Courtesan in ‘La Boheme’: Opera Australia: Sydney Opera House
2015: Gypsy/waitress in ‘Faust’: Opera Australia: Sydney Opera House
2014: Courtesan in ‘Rigoletto’: Opera Australia: Sydney Opera House
2014: Prostitute in ‘La Boheme’: Opera Australia: Sydney Opera House
2011: Prostitute in ‘La Boheme’: Directed by Gale Edwards: Opera Australia: Sydney Opera House
2011: Witch in ‘Macbeth’ at The Sydney Opera House. Directed by Sally Blackwood. Opera Australia
2011: Prostitute in ‘La Boheme’ at The Sydney Opera House. Directed by Gale Edwards. Opera Australia
2011: Multiple Characters in Patrick Lentons ‘100 Years of Lizards’ Directed by Scott Selkirk and Ngaire O’Leary: Underbelly Arts

Patch May – Rimmon

Incredibly talented, an extremely hard worker, dedicated to his role and an all round amazing actor. He’s super lively onset, professional, and an absolute pleasure to work with.

2013 Deadbeat Dads (Pilot) Alex (minor)
Dir. Ben Matthews Prod. Co. MTV

2015 Batman & Jimbo (Short) Robber Tropfest Shortlist
Dir. Angus Mullane Prod. Co. Locals Pony Productions

2015 A Place to Call Home – Sins of the Father Young Roy Briggs
Dir. Chris Martin-Jones Prod. Co Seven Network

2015 Baby Boy (Short) Jack
Dir. Jackson Mullane Prod. Co Mullane Brothers & Screen NSW

2016 Home & Away Derek (Guest)
Dir. Geoffrey Nottage Prod. Co Seven Network

2017 The Half Dead Kurt ‘Hellbent’ Ramone
Dir. Tim Boyle Prod. Co The Half Dead Productions

2017 Ronny Chieng International Student Craig Cooper
Dir. Jonathan Brough Prod. Co Sticky Pictures

Harry Peek – Leonard

Harry is a versatile actor known for Little Boy Blue, 2:22, I Know You Are (TV Series), Irreversible Choices, House of Hancock (TV Mini-Series), Old School (TV Series), Deadly Women (TV Series documentary), and Outlaws.

Khanh Trieu – Zhou

Khanh is a versatile and committed actor in film, TV, theatre and corporate productions. Winner of a talent scholarship to the New York Film Academy for 2010 his career highlights include acting roles in Fox 8’s ‘Australia’s Next Top Model’, SBS’s ‘Housos’, Opera Australia’s ‘Madama Butterfly’, NIDA’s ‘Love and Honour and Pity and Pride and Compassion and Sacrifice’, Screen Australia’s ‘The Australian Hostel’, Netflix’s ‘White Rabbit Project’ and Nautanki Theatre’s ‘The Jungle Book’. He loves his ‘job’ and hopes to enrich people’s lives through his performances.

 

Credits

2015
  • Natasha McNamara Masterclass : American Accent/Hollywood Speak class
2014
  • Miranda Harcourt Masterclass : Character and Self
2013
  • TAFTA : Acting for Film/TV auditions
  • Anthony Brandon Wong : Acting Workshop
2011
  • Cristina Harris Casting : NAFA Seminar
2008
  • Aerialize – Sydney Aerial Theatre : Acrobatics/Acrobalance
2006
  • Australian Institute of Music : Contemporary Performance
2004
  • Bedford & Pearce Management : Advanced Body Control and Fight Scenes
  • Acting World : Stanislavsky Method
2003
  • Australian Academy of Dramatic Art : Part-time
2002
  • International Cultural & Martial Arts Shinbukan : Ninjutsu, karate