Barbara Hastings

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Gender
Female
Age Range
45 - 55
Height
165cm
Base Location
Sydney
Available In
Adelaide, Auckland, Australian Capital Territory, Brisbane, Christchurch, Dunedin, Gold Coast, International, Melbourne, Perth, Queenstown, Sydney, Tasmania, Wellington
Skills
Actor, Commercial Talent, Corporate, Dancer, Musical Theatre, Prof. Musician, Prof. Singer, Voice Artist, Writer
Hair
Auburn, Red
Eye
Blue
Memberships
Actors Equity UK, M.E.A.A
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Agent

Acting Agent
Collective Talent Management

Feature Photo
Barbara Hastings
Feature Clip

Credits

Feature Film

2020
Margaret O'Niel
On Halloween
Boiling Point Pictures
Timothy Boyle
2020
Charlotte Miller
Malibu Crush
Celebrity Listed
James Pratt
2020
Janis
The Ninth Realm
JAH Productions
Nick A'hearn
2020
Anne Sykes
Love You Like That
Glasshouse Productions
Eric C. Nash
2017
Kat's Mom-Supporting
Out of the Shadows
Bronte Pictures
Dee McLaughlan
2017
Margaret-Supporting
On Halloween
Boillng Point Pictures
Timothy Boyle
2015
Brooke
Blue World Order
Full Point Films
Che Baker/Dallas Bland
2014
Dr. Laura Wilkins
Terminus
Maddog Films/Storm Alley Entertainment
Marc Furmie

Short Film

2020
Homeowner
Risen
Opening Act Films
Tony Redevski
2020
The Boss
Derek-Fourth Horseman of the Apocolypse
Gary Boulter
Gary Boulter
2020
Wendy Mattheson
The Creatives
Blue Sparrow Entertainment
Fancisca Braithwaite
2017
Iris-Lead
No Smoking, No Pets
SFS
Richard Hall
2015
Karan
The Last Tampon
Metro Screen
Marie Chanel
2013
Kelly (Lead)
Primal Blueprint (Trailer)
Beyond Features
Caroleen Moise
2009
Mother
Alienated
Pete Short Productions
Pete Short
2009
Janet
Don't Throw a Stressball-Learn to Communicate
Extreme Training
Aaron J. March

Television

2020
Chicago Woman
American in Oz
n/a
Michela Carattini
2020
Philostrate
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Streamed Shakespeare
Holly Champion
2020
Antonia
Much Ado About Nothing
Streamed Shakespeare
Maddie Diggins
2020
Tamora
Titus Andronicus
Streamed Shakespeare
Haki Pepo Olu Crisden
2018
Middle Aged Woman (bit part)
Australian Gangster
Roadshow Rough Diamond
Gergor Jordan
2014
Lead/Vernice Ballenger
Deadly Women-season 8, ep. 19
Beyond Productions
Katie Hides
2013
Lead
Deadly Women
Beyond Productions
Jane Manning

Commercial

2018
Crying Mum-Featured
Toyota Corolla-Still Feelin' It
Rotor Studios
Luke Shanahan
2018
Crying Mum
Toyota Corolla 'Still Felin It'
Toyota
Luke Shanahan
2016
Featured
Vodaphone 'BOWL CUT' TVC
Robbers Dog
Robin Walters
2015
Mum (Lead)
Foxtel 'Melbourne Housewives'
Felix
Scott Corbett
2015
Crazy Lady
Yellow Tail Wine GPS
Independent
Lucas Jatoba
2015
Rodeo Girl
UBET.COM Rodeo
Curious Films
Ash Bolland
2014
Mum
Gogglebox Promo
Network Ten
Mike Richards
2012
Wife
Energy Australia 'Treadmill'
Leo Burnett
Harold Einstein

Video

2009
Sexy Mrs. Claus
Rogue Traders Music Video "Love is a War"
Filmgraphics Productions
Marc Furmie
2009
Emergency Doctor
Short Stack Music Video "Ladies and Gentlemen"
Straighty180
Daniel Reisinger

Voice Over

2020
Narrator
GFS awards show VO
Global Financial Solutions
Joseph Taylor
2018
Bee-Narrator
The Amazing True Story of How Babies are Made
CJZ
Jonathan Nix
2016
Various
Traffic Jam
SketchShe
Shae-Lee Shackleford
2014
various
Terminus (feature film)
Maddog Productions
Marc Furmie
2008
Lois
Tooheys White Stag
Nylon Studios
2005
Regular Artist
Many
A1 Vox Studios, London
various
1999
Grace
Open Secrets: Carried Away
BBC Radio 4
Marion Nancarrow

Musical Theatre

2012
The Widow Corney (lead)
Oliver!
Pacemin Productions
Neil Gooding
2010
Pearl Barley (lead)
A Nasty Piece of Wrok
New Theatre
Annie Bilton
2008
Pearl Barley
A Nasty Piece of Work
New Theatre, Newtown
Annie Bilton
2005
Laura Dubya
A Weapons Inspector Calls
Passion Pit Theatre Company, London
Justin Butcher
2000
Gabby/Bobbi
City of Angels
Landor Theatre, Clapham, London
Elaine Smith
1999
Gussie
Merrily We Roll Along
Firebrand Producations, London
Nick Bligh

Corporate Work

2018
Barb-Lead
Untitle Training Video
Alleyway Productions
Andrew Lloyde
2014
Lead
Medication Administration: Delegation
Aged Care Channel
Gillian Arnold
2014
Lead
NRMA-Breakdown Scenarios
The Whole Picture
Mark Rodgers
2014
Lead
Westpac-Customer Relations
The Whole Picture
n/a
2014
Jessie Sissons
Westpac Training Video
The whole Picture
Mark Rodgers

Online

2016
Ophelia Cox
Mrs. Cox's Life Hacks-Signature Stu
Meat Mrs. Cox
Barbara Hastings
2013
Winnie (Lead)
Chestnut Records (Pilot)
David Boulton Productions
Jonathan Field
2013
Winnie (lead)
Chestnut Records
Chestnut Pictures
David Boulton/Jonathan Field

Documentary

2013
Kelly (lead)
The Primal Blueprint Trailer
Beyond Films
Caroleen Moise

Web Series

2018
Featured
American in Oz
Charcoal Pictures
Penelope Berekemeier
2016
Ophelia-Lead
Mrs. Cox's Life Hacks
Barbara Hastings
Barbara Hastings
2016
Tony Redhorse
Traffic Jam
SketchShe
Shae-Lee Shackleford

Training

1/3/2020 - 5/3/2020
Second City Hollywood
Stand Up Comedy Intensive
Stand Up Comedy
1/11/202 - present
Kristy Sexton Taylor
Comedy Intensive
Comedy
1/10/202 - present
Kristy Sexton Taylor
Working Actor's 101
Auditioning
appro 2016
Sydney Acting School
Tony Tilse Workshop
Auditioning
approx 2016
TAFTA
Thea MCLeod Casting Workshop
Auditioning
23 June 2018 - 24 June 2018
Anthony Brandon Wong
Ivana Chubbuck Technique
Acting
Ongoing
Jenny Kent
Dialect Training
Australian Dialect Training
2008
Impro Australia
Improvisation with Lyn Pierce
Improvisation
July 2016
Sydney Drama School
Tony Tilse Masterclass
Auditioning
11 March 2017 - 12 March 2017
AFTRS
Tim Ferguson Narritive Comedy Writing
Screenwriting
9 July 2017 - 9 July 2017
MEAA/Equity
Nikki Barett Casting Workshop
Auditioning
March 2010
The Actors Hub
Tom McSweeney Audition Workshop
Camer Work
July 2014
TAFTA
Thea McLeod TV Workshop
Television
August 2014
Leigh Pickford
Genres for Acting
Acting
1992 - 2001
Actors Centre London
various
Acting/Musical Theatre
1985 - 1990
Westmont College
Bachelor of Arts
Theatre Arts
1990 - 1993
University of Arizona
Mast of Fine Arts
Acting/Directing

Skills & Attributes

Shoe Size
8.5
Clothing Size
Female - 14
Waist
94cm
Bra Size
E
Bust
104cm
Hip
105cm
Natural Accent
American
Ethnicity
Caucasian
Accents
American Standard, East Coast American, Brooklyn, West Coast American, Cockney, English, French, Italian, Mid Western, New England , Scottish, South Western, Southern, Western, Australian, German, Irish
Languages
Italian, French
Hair Length
Shoulder Length
Hair Style
Wavy
Instrumental
Guitar
Dance
Ballroom, Country, Folk, Jazz, Line Dancing, Modern, Swing, Tap, Belly
Singing
Blues, Choir, Country & Western , Folk, Jazz, Musical Theatre, Opera, Pop, Rock, Show, Classical
Singing Range
Alto, Mezzo Soprano, Soprano
Sport
Aerobics, Baseball, Cycling, Horse Riding, Ice Skating, Snow Skiing, Swimming, Tennis, Volleyball, Yoga
Drivers Licences
Car
Professional Skills
Actor, Commercial Talent, Corporate, Dancer, Musical Theatre, Prof. Musician, Prof. Singer, Voice Artist, Writer

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Notes

My YouTube channel for clips and showreel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCgAcwoGZbUSbWXAKk9mPvLg Barbara Hastings has worked in film, TV and theatre worldwide since the age of five. After earning a BA in Theatre Arts from Westmont College in Santa Barbara, California (her hometown), Barbara then went on to earn an MFA in Acting/Directing from the University of Arizona. Feature film credits include Brooke in BLUE WORLD ORDER (Fullpoint Films, 2016/2017 release), Dr. Laura Watkins in TERMINUS (Stormvision, 2016), Kat’s Mom in OUT OF THE SHADOWS (Bronte Pictures, 2017), Margaret in ON HALLOWEEN (Boiling Point Films, 2019), and Janine in CHRISTMAS DOWN UNDER (Ignite Pictures, currently in production). Online work includes Tony Redhorse in Traffic Jam (SketchShe/Shae-Lee Shackleford, 2016), June in American in Oz (Charcoal Pictures, 2018), Ophelia Cox in MRS. COX’S LIFE HACKS (2016). TV work includes lead roles in 2 episodes of Deadly Women and guest role in an upcoming TV drama (TBA). Stage work includes Mrs. Bumble in OLIVER! (Riverside Theatre, Parramatta), Pearl Barley in A NASTY PIECE OF WORK (New Theatre, Newtown), Gabbi/Bobbi in CITY OF ANGELS (Landor Theatre, Clapham, London), Hope in ANYTHING GOES (Bloomsbury Theatre, London), Laura Dubya in the MADNESS OF GEORGE DUBYA TRILOGY (Charing Cross Theatre, London), Titania/Hippolyta in A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM (Porter Theatre, Santa Barbara, California, USA), and Hermione in THE WINTER’S TALE (Arizona Repertory Theatre, Tucson, Arizona, USA). Barbara originally trained as an opera singer, but subsequently got drawn into the fun of musical theatre and acting. Barbara now resides with her Aussie husband, two daughters, and two hypo-allergenic cats in Sydney, Australia, but still loves to go back to the US for work. Am also a Dialect Coach-US accents only. Please contact me directly for dialect coaching and teaching bookings.