Jillian O'Dowd

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Gender
Female
Age Range
30 - 50
Height
165cm
Base Location
Sydney
Available In
Adelaide, Auckland, Australian Capital Territory, Brisbane, Christchurch, International, Melbourne, Northern Territory, Sydney, Tasmania, Wellington
Skills
Actor, Corporate, Dancer, Director, Model, Musical Theatre, Presenter, Prof. Musician, Prof. Singer, Specialist Performer, Variety Artist, Voice Artist, Writer, Musician, Producer
Hair
Blonde
Eye
Hazel
Memberships
M.E.A.A, Actors Equity UK
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Agent

Acting Agent
Untitled Management
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Jillian O'Dowd
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Credits

Voice Over

2019
Pip, Blurp, Silence, Narrator
Pip!
Wesley-Smith Productions
Martin Wesley Smith
2018
Multiple Roles
Nate is Late Animation TV
Trackdown Nine network/OS
Geoff Watson
2017
Nate's Mum/Violet/Melanie/Hydra/plus more
'Nate is Late' animation
Trackdown Digital Ch.9
Geoff Watson
2017
Narrator, Big Brown Bear, Bluebird, Mother Deer
Guess How Much I Love You
SLR Productions/ABC TV/OS networks
Jo Boag
2016
Narrator, Bluebird,Big Brown Bear, Mother Deer
Guess How Much I Love You
SLR Productions/ABC TV
Jo Boag
2014
Narrator and Bluebird
Guess How Much I Love You
ABC/SLR productions
Jo Boag

Feature Film

2019
Constable Janine/Casting locals/Coaching kids
The Flood
Wagtail Films
Victoria MacIntyre
2010
Trinity
Diana Clone
Cheeroth Productions
Sajeev Cheeroth
2005
Anna
Love Stirred Not Shaken
Hunter Productions
Vic Hunter
2001
The Crying Girl
Walking on Water
Porchlight Films
Tony Ayres
1997
Lizzie
Dead Letter Office
Artist Services
John Ruane

Commercial

2018
Mum
IKEA
The Sweet Shop Sydney
Damian Shatford
2016
Storm Woman
RAA Insurance 'Storm'
Goodoil Films Sydney
Fiona McGee
2011
Helga Von Schnitzel
Medion Laptops
Hurricane Media
Rachael Chilton
2010
Office woman
Goodyear
Casual Films UK
David Ward
2009
Mum
3D Films Ident
Channel 4 UK
2007
Mum
BBQ's Galore
AHT
Adrian Hayward
2007
Diane
SGIC Insurance
8 Commercials
Eden Diebel
2003
Mum
Sultana Bran
Jeff Balsmeyer
2003
Wife
Ingham Chicken
Samantha Lang
2002
Lead Tai Chi Woman
Lean Cuisine (USA)
Radical Media
Allan White

Television

2017
Belinda
Rake
Easy Tiger Productions/Blow by Blow
2007
Lynette Shearer (lead guest)
All Saints
Channel 7
Jean Pierre Mignon
2004
Liv Tyler
Sixpack Sitcom
AFTRS
Ben West
2003
Sally (Regular)
Small Claims (Telemovie)
Network 10 / RB Films
Cherie Nowlan
2003
Jasmine (lead guest)
All Saints
Channel 7
Geoffrey Nottage
2001
Wedding Celebrant
Cold Feet (UK)
Granada
Various
2000
Pokie Woman
Love is a Four Letter Word
ABC TV
Tony Tilse
2000
Mavis
The Three Stooges (USA) (Telemovie)
Jilm Lemley & Tim White Productions
Jim Frawley
2000
Mrs Little
Home & Away
Network Seven
Scott Hartford-Davis
1999
Linda
Waterats
Quicksilver Productions
1996
Pat Spratt
The Spratts (tv pilot)
ABC TV
Geoff Portman
1992
1st AD Girl
The Girl From Tomorrow
Southern Star
Kathy Mueller
1991
Sharon
A Country Practice
JNP Films
Peter Andrikidis
1990
Dorothy
Come in Spinner
ABC/Jan Chapman Films
Robert Marchand

Music Video

2018
Producer/Drummer/Singer/
Fear of Falling
BS & the CD's
Jillian O'Dowd DP Sam Vines

Album Recordings

2017
Manager/Drummer/Singer
Barking Up The Wrong Tree
Baxter Stone and The Chocolate Dog's
Baxter Stone/Ben Moore

Music

2019
Prod. Team Member
Benji and The Salt Water Sound System
The ARTSLAB NSW
Sarah Butler
2016
Prod. Team Member
Leonardos Bride
Harvest Lounge ARTSLAB
B.Moore/S.Butler
2016
Prod. Team Member
KV Homegrown Fest
The ARTSLAB NSW
Sarah Butler
2016
Prod. Team Member
Steve Kilby
Harvest Lounge ARTSLAB
B.Moore S.Butler
2015
Prod. Team Member
Montaigne
The ARTSLAB Harvest Lounge
Ben Moore
17-19
Producer/Singer/Drummer
Sweet Beats and Blues
BS and The CD's
Jillian O'Dowd
13-19
Manager/Drummer/Singer
Rock n Roll Gigs OZ
Baxter Stone and The Chocolate Dogs
Baxter Stone

Short Film

2005
The Wife
Baptism
Machew Macracken
1998
The Woman (lead)
Antidote
AFTRS
1996
The Daughter
Schlindlers Lift
Dean Carey

Stage

2019
Narrator/Singer/Multi characters
Maitland & Morpeth String Quartet
KVArtsFestival
Robert Constable
2018
Ruby Tuesday
Safety Nets Moved Read multi media
Shark Island Institute-multi media
Sarah Butler
2017
Ms Asquith
The Way of All Fish
The ARTSLAB NSW
Stephen James King
2016
Rachael
Songs about Girls and their Fingertips
The ARTSLAB NSW
Sarah Butler
2015
Lead Actor/Singer
Tempting Morsels
The ARTSLAB NSW
Sarah Butler
2012
Director
History of Theatre
Traffic of the Stage UK
Jillian O'Dowd
2012
Fanny/Linda
A Brave New World
TNT/ADGE (European tour)
Paul Stebbings
2011
Director
Love and Money
London School of Dramatic Art
Jillian O'Dowd
2011
Petual Gordeno
Dinnerladies
Comedy Theatre Co. UK
David Graham
2011
Maxine, Tina , Gloria
Wildboyz
Robert Warner Productions
Stuart Morrison
2010
Director
Love and Money
LSDA London
Jillian O'Dowd
2010
Martha/Producer
Beautiful Bodies Leicester Square
Six in the City
Caroline Devlin
2010
Cover, Bren, Petula, Jean, Dolly
Dinnerladies
The Comedy Theatre Co.
David Graham
2009
Director
Independence
London School of Dramatic Art
Jillian O'Dowd
2008
Titania/Lady Teazle/Lucy Lockit
History of Theatre
Traffic of the Stage UK.
John Cooper
2007
Mary Mackillop/ Various
Young Mary/ Hay before he Mower/ Loss of Innocence
Troubadour Theatre
Scott Croll
2002
Helen ( lead )
Sweet Phoebe
Hair of the Dog INC
Helen Dallimore
2001
Ellen
The Misanthrope
Hair of the Dog Productions
David Field
2001
Sebastian and Trinculo
The Tempest
Bell Shakespeare Co
Des James
1999
Linda
Making Porn
Jacobsen Entertainment Group
Michael Darragh
1999
Lise, Nun, Boy, Orange seller
Cyrano De Bergerac
STC
Marion Potts
1996
Angela
Dead White Males
STC
Wayne Harrison
1996
Kelly
Simpatico
STC
David Berthold

Radio

17-19
performer/promoter
Triple U Community FM
BS and The CD's
Baxter Stone

Musical Theatre

2012
Nancy/Charlie Bates/Old Sally
Oliver Twist
TNT/ADGE (European/Asian tour)
Paul Stebbings
2011
Ghost of Past and Present
A Christmas Carol
TNT/ADGE
Paul Stebbings
2006
Valerie/Judy Garland
Hugh Jackman Boy From Oz
Boy From Oz Prods
Kenny Ortega
2005
Rosina
Rosie The Musical
Independent Theatre
Frank Hatherley
2005
Dorothy
Dot by Dot with Sondheim
Shaft Productions
Linal Haft
2002
Jane : First Understudy, Performed for Marina Prior Lead
Witches Of Eastwick
First Night Productions
Julian Bigg

Training

2017-2018
Inspire Education
TAE 40116 Cert IV in Training and Assessment
Performing Arts/Film/TV/Course Design/Delivery/Well being/confidence/creativity
1988-1991 inclusive
Trinity College of Music London
LTCL Teachers Dip.
Speech/Drama/Music
1993-1995 inclusive
NIDA
Acting
Bachelor of Dramatic Art

Skills & Attributes

Shoe Size
7
Clothing Size
Female - 10
Waist
63cm
Neck
34cm
Bra Size
B
Bust
86cm
Hip
88cm
Natural Accent
Australian, New Zealand
Ethnicity
Caucasian, New Zealand
Accents
African, American Standard, Australian, East Coast American, Brooklyn, West Coast American, Caribbean, Chinese, Cockney, English, French, German, Greek, Indian, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Latino, Mandarin, Maori, Mexican, Mid Western, New England , New Zealand, Pakistani, Russian, Scottish, South Western, Southern, Spanish, Welsh, Western, South African
Languages
French, German
Hair Length
Long
Hair Style
Wavy
Instrumental
Drums, Percussion, Piano / Keyboard
Dance
Ballroom, Contemporary, Country, Folk, Jazz, Modern, Rock n Roll , Swing
Singing
Blues, Choir, Country & Western , Folk, Jazz, Musical Theatre, Opera, Pop, Rock, Show, Classical, Contemporary
Singing Range
Mezzo Soprano
Sport
Badminton, Baseball, Cycling, Horse Riding, Ice Skating, Mountain Biking, Netball, Rock Climbing , Sailing, Skate Boarding, Snow Skiing, Squash, Swimming, Tennis, Water Skiing, Yoga, Cricket, Pilates, Roller Skating, Rowing, Table Tennis
Circus
Clown, Juggling, Puppeteer
Drivers Licences
Car
Model Work Types
Commercial, Promotional
Professional Skills
Actor, Corporate, Dancer, Director, Model, Musical Theatre, Presenter, Prof. Musician, Prof. Singer, Specialist Performer, Variety Artist, Voice Artist, Writer, Musician, Producer

Media

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Notes

Jillian returned from her 5 years working in the UK and Europe November 2012 to live and work back in Australia. Jilly has been a permanent resident of Australia since 1988. She now resides in Kangaroo Valley NSW for the last 6 years and travels with her work. She has 30 years of credits in Acting(Film/TV/Stage) Music, Singing, Voice Overs, Directing, Producing, Teaching, Facilitating, Coordinating, Training, Assessing and Course Design. Jilly played Constable Janine, cast local bit players and coached on set for director Victoria MacIntyre on her FF shoot 'The Flood' in March 2019. EDUCATION & AWARDS 2015-20. Holds a Current Working with Children Check. 2012 National Youth Achievement Award, Singapore. ‘Excellent performance in Oliver Twist’ 2008-11 Acting and Audition Technique Teacher/Director at the London School of Dramatic Art 1995 NIDA Acting Graduate - Bachelor of Dramatic Arts and Music 1996 GLUGS Award Jeffery Joynton-Smith Performer on Their Way (Dead White Males for Sydney Theatre Co.) 1994 NIDA Hazel Treweek Award for Shakespeare (Role of Portia in The Merchant Of Venice) 1996 Co Founder of Re:actor Acting Services @ Fox Studios, Sydney 1992 LTCL Teachers Dip. in Speech, Drama, Music - Trinity College of Music, London TEACHING, TRAINING AND ASSESSING. Jillian is currently a Film,TV,singing,drumming coach for children, teenagers and adults in Kangaroo Valley NSW. She delivers The Four C's Hub workshops at The Kangaroo Valley Primary School - Calm, Clarity, Confidence and Creativity, as part of their regular well being programme. At The London School of Dramatic Art, her role was 'Training and Development Consultant', Teacher, Director, Trainer, Administrator and Assessor of Participants. 2008-2011 (4 years) 'Six in the City' Film/TV Casting Technique and Life coaching Secret Summer Vocation course, London, 2011. Teaching, Directing, Training and Assessing. 25+ years experience as teacher & course designer, trainer and assessor.(Film/TV/Stage) Re:actor Acting Services; Founder/Director/Teacher at Fox Studios Sydney and The Randwick Literary Institute 1997-2001 ( Film/TV/Stage) - Teaching Casting Technique with John Mildren ( I4 Casting - Director) Music and Movement for the Disabled; Blackheath Neighbourhood Centre 2001-2004 'On Camera Careers' Casting Technique Workshops; Blue Mtns Grammar, Springwood, High Schools 2003 DIRECTING 2018. 'Fear Of falling' Music Clip Director/Writer/Performer for Baxter Stone and the Chocolate Dogs. 2017. Songs about Girls and their Fingertips - The ARTSLAB KV in assoc.' with Shark Island Institute (Co Dir) 2016 SHAKE YOUR SPEARE KV Teen Drama 2015 ONE TIME ALL YEAR KV Senior Drama 2014 FIRST DO NO HARM KV Senior Drama 2013 THE APPLE TREE Berry Dance Studios Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre. 2012 HISTORY OF THEATRE Traffic of the Stage 2011 HISTORY OF THEATRE Traffic of the Stage – UK Tour. LOVE & MONEY LSDA Foundation Graduate Show - Lost Theatre, London 2009 INDEPENDENCE LSDA Foundation Graduate Show – The Lion and Unicorn, London 1997-01 RE:ACTOR ACTING SERVICES Scene Work, Monologues, TV, Film and Theatre - Sydney 1997-99 INDUSTRY SHOWCASES Griffin Theatre Co. Sydney PRODUCING 2018 'Sweet Beats and Blues' South Coast all ages music hall crawl at Cambewarra and Tomerong. 2018. 'Fear Of falling' Music Clip starring Roy Billing and Baxter Stone and The Chocolate Dogs. 2017 The Way of all Fish - The ARTSLAB in assoc' with Shark Island Institute - Dir:Stephen James King 2016 Songs about Girls and their Fingertips - The ARTSLAB KV in assoc.' with Shark Island Institute 2015 TEMPTING MORSELS ArtsLab in association with Shark Island Kangaroo Valley 2010 BEAUTIFUL BODIES Leicester Square Theatre ‘Six in the City’ UK. Dir: Caroline Devlin 2003 MADAME MELVILLE Downstairs Belvoir St/HOTDOG/Brown Paper Films Dir. Adam Cook. 2002 SWEET PHOEBE Court Theatre NZ/Downstairs Belvoir/HOTDOG Dir. Helen Dallimore MUSIC CAREER Jilly has been the Manager/Singer/Drummer with rock n roll band Baxter Stone and The Chocolate Dogs 2013-2019. Popular South Coast Rock 'n' roll band featuring original Australian music. They know a 100's of covers too. Jilly produced, directed, wrote and performed in 'fear of falling' Music Clip 2018 starring Roy Billing 'UnderBelly' fame. DOP Sam Vines ( Friday on my Mind - Story of the Easybeats ABC TV bio pic) Shot and produced in KV edited by Hilary Balmond in Welby (Highlands). It's been submitted for play on 'RAGE'. Go to you tube to view 'Fear of falling' Baxter Stone. Jilly has been a production team member for The ARTSLAB in association with The Harvest Lounge in KV NSW on all ages Music Events 2015-2019. Jilly produced Baxter Stone and The Chocolate dogs debut album launch 'Barking up the wrong Tree' in 2017 at the popular Jervis Bay original music venue ' Angels Bayside cafe' in Huskisson. Their band has a residency at the venue. She sings and plays drums on Baxter's original music. Jilly founded, produced and participated as a musician/MC in the South Coast All Ages Music Events ' Sweet Beats and Blues' in 2018 at The Cambewarra and Tomerong Halls. 2019 's scheduled for Sept 21 2019 at the Berry Pavillion and Youth Hall. It is a profit share for participating musicians celebrating original Australian music. Booking fee through Humanitix and Sth Coast Tix goes to the Womens Community refuge charity. Jilly founded and facilitates 'Bettys Busking Beats' for South Coast Teen musicians at Bettys Bar Kangaroo Valley NSW 2018-2019. In May 2019 she performed with The Acacia String Quartet on Nick Enright's 'The Maitland and Morpeth String Quartet' comedy poem with an extensive score by Vincent Plush for The Kangaroo valley Arts Festival. Her current voice gig is as a singer and actor in ‘PIP!’ for Wesley Smith Productions – a original NSW score/story to teach and entertain children on the origins of sound. She narrates, plays 3 characters and sings 9 songs in the recording for 2019. Numerous NIDA Productions - available upon request Many voice overs for radio. TV and educational training Many Commercials and Corporate Videos in NZ,Australia and UK 100% and visual. Four years of 'Theatre in Education' credits as an Actor, Singer and Puppeteer prior to NIDA. ( before 1993- Skylark Theatre Co., Olivia Brown Prods, Troubadour Theatre,) Post - Traffic of the Stage UK. REFEREES Sarah Butler, Artistic Director for The ARTSLAB. [email protected] Andrew Smee, Principal of Kangaroo Valley Primary School. [email protected] Jake Taylor, Principal of The London School of Dramatic Art. [email protected] Mark Gaal, Head of VET The National Institute of Dramatic Art, [email protected]