Amy Usherwood

Vitals

Gender
Female
Age Range
22 - 32
Height
164cm
Base Location
Sydney
Available In
Auckland, Dunedin, International, Melbourne, Sydney, Wellington
Skills
Actor, Dancer, Musical Theatre, Presenter, Prof. Singer, Voice Artist
Hair
Dark Brown
Eye
Blue / Grey
Pdf Bio

Agent

Australian Agent
Nicky Gluyas Management Pty. Ltd

New Zealand Agent
Gail Cowan Management Ltd
Feature Photo
Amy Usherwood
Feature Clip

Credits

Feature Film

2018
Joy
LADIES IN BLACK
Samson Productions
Bruce Beresford
2013
Helpdesk
ETERNITY
Galvanised Films
Alex Galvin

Television

2015
Louise Hillary
HILLARY
Great Southern
Danny Mulheron
2014
Emma Franklin
SHORTLAND STREET
South Pacific Pictures
Various
2013
Emma Franklin
SHORTLAND STREET
South Pacific Pictures
Various
2012
Emma Franklin
SHORTLAND STREET
South Pacific Pictures
Various
2008
Amber (recurring role)
OUT OF THE BLUE
Southern Star
Various
2008
Lily
OFFSIDE
AFTRS
Richard Vilensky

Stage

2019
Emeilia
OTHELLO
Sport For Jove
Damien Ryan
2019
Sebastian
THE TEMPEST
Sport For Jove
Damien Ryan
2019
Titania
MACBETH
Sport For Jove
Damien Ryan
2018
Sebastian
THE TEMPEST
Sport For Jove
Damien Ryan
2018
Banquo
MACBETH
Sport For Jove
Damien Ryan
2018
Titania
A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
Sport For Jove
Damien Ryan
2018
Lori
THE RIVER AT THE END OF THE ROAD
Hothouse/SFJ
Damien Ryan
2017
Ludmilla
NO END OF BLAME
Sport for Jove
Damien Ryan
2017
Sebastia/Spirit
THE TEMPEST
Sport for Jove
Damien Ryan
2017
Mercutio/Lady Montague
ROMEO & JULIET
Sport for Jove
Damien Ryan
2017
Chick Boyle
CRIMES OF THE HEART
Imperial Artistry/Red Line Productions
Janine Watson
2016
Leonie/Miss Latrobe/Camper/Fairy
AWAY
Sport for Jove
Damien Ryan
2016
Haberdasher/Traveller
TAMING OF THE SHREW
Sport for Jove
Damien Ryan
2016
Michael Williams/Scroop
HENRY V
Pop-Up Globe, Auckland
Grae Burton
2015
Helen
SWEET PHOEBE
Basement Theatre, Auckland
Marcel Dorney
2015
Various
ACHE
Circa Theatre, Wellington
Lyndee-Jane Rutherford
2011
Hermione
A WINTERS TALE
Summer Shakespeare
Lori Leigh
2009
Various
SHAKESPEARE ON TRIAL
Canute Productions
Chris Canute
2008
Shannon
THIEVES LIKE US
Merrigong Theatre Co.
Jamie Dawson
2007
Gret
LEFTOVERS
NIDA Directors Program
Michael Dahlstrom
2007
Paulinka
A BRIGHT ROOM CALLED DAY
NIDA
Anthony Skuse
2007
Rosie
SWEET CHARITY
NIDA
Anthony Knight
2007
Lisette
THE GAME OF LOVE AND CHANCE
NIDA
Aubrey Mellor
2006
Chorus
THE LOST ECHO
Sydney Theatre Co.
Barrie Kosky
2006
Juliet
ROMEO AND JULIET
NIDA
Gale Edwards
2006
Anya
THE CHERRY ORCHARD
NIDA
Tony Knight
2004
Liz
BOLLOCKS
Dunedin Fringe Festival (NZ)
Rebecca Tapp
2004
Hermia
A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
2003
Various
SHAKERS
School of Dance & Drama (NZ)
Caroline Claver
2002
Wendy
PETER PAN
Patrick Davies
1999
Chorus
LA BOHEME
Canterbury Opera Society

Musical Theatre

2008
Su
VAN PARK
Merrigong Theatre development program
Jamie Dawson
2008
Venus Clone
RISKY LUNAR LOVE
504 Productions
John Sheedy

Other


Training

2005 - 2007
NIDA
Acting
Acting

Skills & Attributes

Shoe Size
7
Clothing Size
Female - 8
Bra Size
B
Natural Accent
Australian
Accents
American Standard, Australian, Brooklyn, Cockney, English, New Zealand
Languages
Sign Language
Hair Length
Long
Hair Style
Curly
Singing
Choir, Jazz, Musical Theatre
Singing Range
Soprano
Sport
Swimming
Professional Skills
Actor, Dancer, Musical Theatre, Presenter, Prof. Singer, Voice Artist

Media

Public Media
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Notes

Amy Usherwood is a 2007 NIDA acting graduate.  She began performing at the of 7, competing in singing competitions and performing in stage plays. When she was 17 she won the Best Director, Most Promising Actress and Most Outstanding Production awards at the Sheila Winn Shakespeare Festival in Wellington; for a performance of an extract from Othello. This gained her the opportunity to travel to London’s Globe Theatre & Stratford-Upon-Avon to do workshops and a performance on the Globe Theatre stage. In 2008 she played the lead role in the world premiere of Marcel Dorney’s Theives Like Us, for the Merrigong Theatre Company.  She has toured high schools across Australia performing with Shakespeare On Trial. Amy played the role of Hermione in Wellington’s Shakespeare in the park’s production of a Winter’s Tale , in 2010. Her screen credits include the role of Amber in Southern Star’s Out of the Blue, Emma Franklin in Shortland Street (20012-2014), Louise Hillary in TVNZ’s upcoming Hillary and Helpdesk in feature film Eternity, for which she was nominated for a Best Supporting Actress award at the 2013 New Zealand Film Awards. Amy is a proud member of MEAA.