Brenda Clarke

Vitals

Gender
Female
Age Range
60 - 65
Height
167cm
Base Location
Melbourne
Available In
Adelaide, Auckland, Australian Capital Territory, Brisbane, Christchurch, Dunedin, Melbourne, Northern Territory, Perth, Sydney, Tasmania, Wellington
Skills
Actor, Musical Theatre, Presenter, Prof. Singer, Voice Artist, Writer
Hair
Brown
Eye
Blue
Memberships
Actors Equity UK, M.E.A.A

Agent

Acting Agent
Melissa Rose Management
Phone

Feature Photo
Brenda Clarke

Credits

Commercial

Presenter - House Wife
Taubmans Paint
Great Southern Films
Vikki Blanche

CD Rom

Presenter / Singer
Perfectly Porter
Australian Maid Productions
Brenda Clarke

Feature Film

Receptionist
The Mushroom Picker
BBC Film Unit
Andy Wilson

Short Film

Bank Manager
Banking
Aaron Smith

Stage

One Woman Show
Masculine Women Feminine Men
Edinburgh Fringe Festival
Alisdair Cameron
Mother (Leslie)
Invisible Monsters
La Mama
Tara Daniel

Television

2015
Mother
Please Like Me
ABC
Josh Thomas
2013
Justice Simone Davidson
WINNERS & LOSERS
Seven Network
Kevin Carlin
Comedy Sketches
Kttson Fahey
ABC TV
Ted Robinson
Noni Hibbard
MDA
ABC Drama
Daina Reid

Voice Over

Voice Over 100%
Portmans
Flint Webster

Musical Theatre

2008
Mrs Upson
Mame
The Production Company
Greg Young
2007
Grandma
My Grandma Lived in Gooligulch
Golligulch Productions
Garry Ginivan
Kate Cover
Kiss Me Kate
E& B Productions
Roger Redfarn

Training

Hollywood Film Institute
Line Producer
Film Production
ScreenwritingU
PRO Series
Screenwriter
Trinity College
Associate Diploma
Musical Theatre

Skills & Attributes

Natural Accent
Australian
Ethnicity
Caucasian
Accents
American Standard, Australian, West Coast American, Cockney, English, Indian, Irish, Italian
Hair Length
Short
Hair Style
Straight
Dance
Tap
Singing
Blues, Country & Western , Jazz, Musical Theatre, Show
Singing Range
Mezzo Soprano
Sport
Archery, Swimming
Circus
Mime
Drivers Licences
Car
Professional Skills
Actor, Musical Theatre, Presenter, Prof. Singer, Voice Artist, Writer

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Notes

TRAINING: National Theatre Drama School, Melbourne National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA), Sydney Singing Teacher - Graham Clarke, Melbourne Voice Coach - Julia Wilson Dickson, London Improvisation Workshop - Steven Burkoff Clowning Workshop - Geoffrey Rush AFTRS Summer Skill, Melbourne FILM: THE WRITERS FESTIVAL, Dirtor Christine Keogh THE MUSHROOM PICKER BBC TV, Director Andy Wilson, London CHANNEL CHAOS (Valerie) Hafful Productions TRAINING FILMS: Experienced with Auto Cue TELECOM AUSTRALIA (Presenter) FORD AUSTRALIA (Presenter) NATIONAL AUSTRALIA BANK (Presenter) MS LONDON MAGAZINE (Presenter) London THE QUEUE (TV Host) London College of Printing TELEVISION: MDA (Noni Hibbard) ABC Drama, Director Daina Reid KITTSON FAHEY Comedy Sketches ABC Director Ted Robinson DARYL SOMERS SHOW Comedy Sketches Channel 9 NEIGHBOURS (Liz) Grundy TV THE FAST LANE (Frances) ABC PRISONER (Miss Doyle) Grundy TV PRISONER CELL BLOCK H ITV Thames Television COP SHOP Crawford Productions HOLIDAY ISLAND Crawford Productions I CAN JUMP PUDDLES ABC SAM'S LUCK ABC 01 FOR LONDON ITV Thames Television TELEVISION COMMERCIALS: 100% THEATRE: WINNERS (Margaret) Children's Arena Theatre THE WIZARD OF OZ (Aunt Em\Glynda\Gatekeeper) Alexander Theatre THE SOUND OF MUSIC (Maria) Princess Theatre & National Tour FOOTROT FLATS THE MUSICAL (Cheeky Hobson) National Tour SISTER MARY IGNATIS EXPLAINS IT ALL FOR YOU (Dianne) St. Martins NUNSENSE (Sister Mary Amnesia & covered 3 roles), Comedy Theatre GET HAPPY Ensemble Theatre, Sydney. Tribute to songwriter Harold Arlen PERFECTLY PORTER Producer\Writer\Performer, Ballarat Opera Festival & Regional Tour. Tribute to songwriter Cole Porter KISS ME KATE Covered the role of Kate, E&B Productions, National Tour UK Director - Roger Redfem. ROSE TATTOO Night Club, Los Angeles ROBINSON CRUSOE (Good Fairy) Grand Opera House, Belfast. E&B Productions UK MASCULINE WOMEN FEMININE MEN (One Woman Show) Edinburgh Fringe Festival THE DAY IN THE DEATH OF JOE EGG (Mother) Stephen Sondheims' Musical Writers Course, Oxford University UK AMUSO'S Musical Comedy Venue, Golden Lion Theatre Bar, London PRISONER CELL BLOCK H (Kath Evans) Original Cast - Dominion Theatre, West End & National Tour SHERLOCK HOLMES THE MUSICAL by Leslie Bricusse, Northcott Theatre, Exeter UK PAGLIACCI (Opera Ensemble) Fitzroy Town Hall ADDITIONAL ACHIEVEMENTS: AUSTRALIA DAY CONCERT, Fitzroy Gardens, Melbourne CHARLES NORMAN MEMORIAL CONCERT Produced & Performed at the George Fairfax Studio, Victorian Arts Centre BRICK LANE MUSIC HALL - London. Concert featuring Rosie Ash, Marilyn Home, Nicola Blackman & Danny La Rue. Musical Director: Jonathan Coen. EXMA The Worrier Princess Midsumma Festival, Adult Pantomime Writer/Producer/Performer. Australian Maid Productions. CERTIFICATE IN SMALL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT Specifically for the Performing Arts (NEIS) & started own company: AUSTRALIAN MAID PRODUCTIONS write & produce both original & existing musicals for theatre, film & animation. WRITERS GRANT from The Australian Arts Council Music Fund. Composed Both music & lyrics for ten original songs as well as writing the book for: THE PETTICOAT PIRATE a swashbuckling animated musical adventure. PRODUCERS GRANT from the Victorian Arts Council for the Ballarat Opera Festival and Victorian Region Tour of PERFECTLY PORTER. (Written, Devised and Directed by Brenda. VOLUNTEER CHANNEL 31 Camera Operator & Administrative Assistant BRENDA is now a qualified and experienced SCREENWRITER Pro Series & Master Screenwriting Certificates from ScreenwritingU L.A. Completed Million Dollar Movie Method Chris Soth L.A. Independent Film Maker Certificate from Hollywood Film Institute, Dov Simmons, Toronto Canada. Associate Diploma TRINITY College, London (Music Theatre).