Kirsty Bruce

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Gender
Female
Age Range
28 - 35
Height
179cm
Skills
Actor, Commercial Talent, Model, Voice Artist, Producer
Hair
Dark Brown
Eye
Hazel
Memberships
Actors Equity NZ
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Kirsty Bruce
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Credits

Television

2021
Suicide Girl
Cowboy Bebop
Midnight Radio / Netflix
Alex Garcia Lopez
2019
Anna Roberts (guest)
Shortland Street
South Pacific Pictures
Angela Bloomfield
2018
Rebecca Boone
Frontiersmen: The Men Who Built America
Steven David Entertainment
John Ealer
2015
Hooker
How To Murder Your Wife
Screentime Productions
Ric Pellizzeri

Theatre

2023
Olivia
Twelfth Night
Pop-up Globe
David Lawrence
2023
Actor
Wired Differently
Mind Over Manner
Sue Haldane
2019
Eva
Crazy Grief (development workshops and showing)
Atawhai Festival
Romy Hooper
2019
Dorset, Young Prince 1, Tyrrell
Richard III
Pop-up Globe
Miles Gregory
2019
Tranio
The Taming of the Shrew
Pop-up Globe
Brigid Costello & David Lawrence
2018
Tranio
The Taming of the Shrew
Pop-up Globe
Brigid Costello & David Lawrence
2018
Dorset, Young Prince 1, Tyrrell
Richard III
Pop-up Globe
Miles Gregory
2018
Director
MEZ
Luftmensch Productions / Rangmanch International Theatre Festival
2018
Belle-Jean Biskette
Judge, Jury & Cookie Monster
Burrowed Time/ Auckland Fringe Festival
John Burrows
2017
Dramaturg
Paying For It: An Insider's Guide to the NZ Sex Industry
Pumpkin Paradox (NZ Fringe Festival & BATS Theatre)
2017
Bella
Rabbit
Stray Theatre Company
Rachael Longshaw-Park
2016
Stanza
Hold Me
Prospect Park Productions
Tabitha Arthur
2015
Myrrhina
Lysistrata
The Bacchanals / BATS Theatre
David Lawrence
2015
Robot Bri
A Christmas Karel Čapek
The Bacchanals / BATS Theatre
David Lawrence
2015
Queen Elizabeth
Richard III
The Bacchanals, BATS Theatre
David Lawrence
2014
Lady Macbeth
Macbeth
Summer Shakespeare Wellington
Sarah Delahunty
2014
Ethel McMillan
Once We Built a Tower
The Bacchanals/ BATS Theatre
David Lawrence
2014
Ethel McMillan
Once We Built a Tower
The Bacchanals/ South Island Tour
David Lawrence
2014
Miss Blake
Blue Stockings
The Bacchanals
David Lawrence
2013
Die Witwe (The Widow)
Minna von Barnhelm (German language play)
VUW German Club
Monika Smith
2013
Mallory Gilmore-Billington
Gunplay
The Bacchanals / BATS Theatre
David Lawrence
2013
Virgilia / Ensemble
Coriolanus
The Bacchanals
David Lawrence
2013
Waldorf
The Clouds
The Bacchanals / BATS Theatre
David Lawrence
2012
Multiple
Other People's Wars
The Bacchanals / BATS Theatre
David Lawrence
2011
Fliss McSkimming
No Taste Forever!
The Bacchanals / BATS Theatre
David Lawrence
2011
Multiple
Julius Caesar
The Bacchanals
David Lawrence
2011
Multiple
Slouching Toward Bethlehem
The Bacchanals / BATS Theatre
David Lawrence
2011
Ma Ubu
Ubu in Paradise
Blair Everson
2011
Miss Margeurite, Lance Mandrake
Love in the Time of Vampires
Subversive Arts / BATS Theatre
Pachali Brewster
2010
Harper Pitt
(Excerpts) Angels in America, Part One: Millennium Approaches
Jack O'Donnell
2010
Peaches
Love in the Time of Vampires
Pachali Brewster
2010
The Host
The Merry Wives of Windsor
Summer Shakespeare Wellington
David Lawrence
2009
Warwick, Woodville
Henry VI Part 1
The Bacchanals
David Lawrence
2009
Scroop, Rambures, Ensemble
Henry V
Summer Shakespeare Wellington
David Lawrence
2008
Leverpool
Northward Ho
Victoria University of Wellington, Studio 77
David Carnegie & David Lawrence
2008
Multiple
Journey to the West
Victoria University of Wellington, Studio 77
Megan Evans
2007
Chorus
The Frogs (Excerpts)
Victoria University of Wellington, Studio 77
David Lawrence
2007
Edith Fromage
'Dentity Crisis
Victoria University of Wellington, Studio 77
Brigid Costello
2007
Ariel
The Tempest (Exerpts)
Victoria University of Wellington, Studio 77
Heather Timms
2007
The Nameless One
Masses and Man (Excerpts)
Victoria University of Wellington, Studio 77
Rachel Lenart
2006
Vanessa
Consuming Vanessa
Victoria University of Wellington, Studio 77
2006
Model
George the Mad Ad Man
Victoria University of Wellington, Studio 77
Janosh Schimmelschmidt

Commercial

2023
Research Assistant
Frank Energy
Motion Sickness
Ryan Heron
2021
Suzie
New World
Good Oil
Fiona McGee
2013
Board Member
Trade Me Jobs - Opportunities Galore -Ties
Capital City Films
Rob Sarkies

Short Film

2019
The Curator
Curated
Autopilot Films
Aaron Ly
2017
Moderator
The Sight of Stars
Run, Shosanna Productions
Jakob Twidle
2016
Vanessa
The Metamorphosis of Thomas O'Grady
Famile Films
2012
Tessa
Copper
Eclipse Entertainment
Jack O'Donnell
2012
Mindy
Game Show
New Zealand Film School
2010
Alison
The Other Half
Kleos Productions
Fern Karun
2009
Alex Puddle
Rock-a-bye Baby
Kleos Productions
Fern Karun
2007
Lead
You're a Cow, You Do Know That Right?
Kleos Productions
Fern Karun

Dance

2023
Dancer
Mid-Winter Chill-Out Show
Phoenix Belly Dance
Setsuna (choreography)
2022
Dancer
Raqs In The City
Phoenix Belly Dance
Candice Frankland & Setsuna
2013
Dancer
Gizza Hoon
Pinwheel Dance Theatre
Brigid Costello

Model

2015
Model
'Swonderful AW'15 Line
'Swonderful Botique
Ginny McMillan
2013
Model
'Swonderful 'Surfs Up' Pant
'Swonderful Botique
Ginny McMillan
2012
Model
It's a 'Swonderful Life (Fashion Video)
'Swonderful Botique
Charlotte Dallison & Ginny McMillan

Training

2023
Sadie Marquardt
Mentoring masterclass
Belly dance
2021 - 2023
Phoenix Belly Dance
Begginer + intermediate technique + Sa'idi
2021
Miranda Harcourt (Hub Studio)
Level 2 Screen Masterclass
2021
Miranda Harcourt (Hub Studio)
Screen Masterclass
2021
Liz Mullane & Rachel Bullock
Advanced screen workshop
2021
The Actor's Workout (Jamie Irvine)
2020
DEGNZ
Rehearsal and performance with Lucy Wigmore
2020
Sydney Actors Collective
Online Comedy Workshop with Jaffar Mahmood
2020
Sydney Actors Collective/ McGregor Casting
Online Acting Workshop with Stevie Ray
2020
Actors Lab (Peter Feeney)
Self-Test Workshop
2020
The Actor's Workout (Jamie Irvine)
Screen acting
2019
Equity
Intimacy Masterclass with Jennifer Ward-Lealand
2019
DEGNZ
Rehearsal and performance with Ian Hughes
2019
Jesse Griffin
Comedy improv workshop
2019
Jacque Drew
Standard U.S accent course
2018
The Actor's Workout (Jamie Irvine)
Screen acting
2018
Pop-up Globe / Brigid Costello
Renaissance Dance Training
2018
Pop-up Globe / Alexander Holloway
Stage Combat Training
2018
Travis Technique Masterclass
2018
Howard Fine Masterclass (as auditor)
2018
Liz Mullane & Rachel Bullock
Advanced Acting for Screen Intensive
2018
Garth Davis & Miranda Harcourt
Screen acting masterclass
2018
Massive Company
Massive Essentials Workshop
2017
Amanda Rees Casting / Actors Equity
Auditioning for screen
2017
Miranda Harcourt
Screen Acting Class
2017
Vicky Yiannoutsos & Andrea Kelland
Film acting and audition workshop
2017
Catch Casting - Linda McFetridge
To Be - Audition Workshop
2017
Taki Rua
Te Reo Māori (Beginners)
Language
2016
Mimic Movement - Allan Henry
Motion Capture Workshop
2016
Jade Valour
American Accent Training
2015
Sofia Mavragani & Miranda Manasiadis
Play for Place/Wellington
A week-long performance/theatre/dance/movement workshop
2014
Peter Feeney
One Day Acting Workshop - Intimacy, Connection, Vulnerability
2013
Sylvia Rands
Vocal Workshop
2013
Emerging Artists Trust, Steve Barr
Screen Actors and Writers Workshop
2013
Goethe-Institut Wellington
German Level B1.4
Language
2012
Rachel Bullock Casting
Screen acting and audition workshop
2008 - 2009
Allan Henry
Stage Combat Training
2008
Matarahi Skipper
Stage combat and martial arts training
2006 - 2008
Victoria University of Wellington
Bachelor of Arts - Theatre & Film Major.
Practical focus on: Chinese Opera Performance Practices, Elizabethan Staging, Ancient Greek Comedy, German Expressionism, French Neo-classicism/Commedia Dell'arte, Stanislavski.
2001 - 2004
Annalise Morris Dance (2001-2004)
Hip hop dance
2002
Hula Dance training
1996 - 1999
British Theatre Dance Association
Grade V Speech and Drama
1995
Scottish Dance Training

Skills & Attributes

Shoe Size
10
Waist
62cm
Bust
84cm
Hip
91cm
Accents
American Standard, Australian, English, German, Italian, New Zealand, Cockney
Languages
German
Hair Length
Long
Dance
Contemporary, Hip Hop, Belly
Sport
Martial Arts, Pilates, Squash, Swimming, Yoga
Circus
Puppeteer, Stage Combat
Professional Skills
Actor, Commercial Talent, Model, Voice Artist, Producer

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Notes

Kirsty has worked extensively for the stage with multi-award winning Wellington theatre company The Bacchanals, appearing in 13 productions - a mix of both classic theatre and premiers of new New Zealand work. Other stage credits include playing Lady Macbeth (Wellington Summer Shakespeare), Gizza Hoon (Pinwheel Dance Theatre), The Taming of the Shrew and Richard III (Pop-up Globe). Kirsty's screen credits include Cowboy Bebop (Netflix), Frontiersmen (History Channel) and many short films including Copper, which has had seven international festival screenings. Kirsty is a graduate of Victoria University of Wellington's Theatre and Film programmes and a proud member of Equity.