Anya Banerjee

Vitals

Gender
Female
Age Range
18 - 28
Base Location
International
Available In
International
Skills
Actor, Dancer, Musical Theatre, Prof. Singer, Voice Artist
Hair
Black
Eye
Brown
Memberships
Actors Equity NZ

Agent

New Zealand Agent
Lion Rock Management

Feature Photo
Anya Banerjee

Credits

2019

Theatre
The Bengali Woman
Apologies of a Bengali Lady
Edinburgh Fringe
Velani Dibba
Stage
Henrietta Iscariot/ St Matthew/ Sister Glenna/ Mary Magdalene.
The Last Days of Judas Iscariot
Columbia University
Ron Van Lieu

2018

Television
Kali Ghandi
Sidelines
Laugh Club NZ
Cristobel Araus Lobos
Stage
Helen of Troy/ Woman in Black/ Nurse Hale
Kill Hamlet
Signature Theatre Company, New York, NY.
Carl Hancock Rux and Nako Adodoadji
Stage
Lady Anne / Catesby
Richard III
Lenfest Center for the Arts, New York, NY.
Nana Dakin

2017

Music Video
Featured
Back to You
The Black Seeds
Connor Pritchard
Television
Leela
Auckward Love
TVNZ / We Three Productions
Emmett Skilton

2016

Stage
Ella / Judge Nancy
Vernon God Little
Last Tapes
Leon Wadham
Short Film
Holly
Balloons
Votre Arme
Michael Hurst
Musical Theatre
Prince Henry
Snow White
The Stage Company
Nancy Holland-Schroder
Stage
Mrs Gascoyne / Rhodri / Swindon Policeman/ Ensemble
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
The Actors' Program
Lara McGregor
Stage
Shelley Woods
Principal Principle
Dolphin Theatre
Sheila Summers
Short Film
Lover
Skin
Wild Boy
Luke Thornborough
Stage
Iris/ Spirit/ Sailor
The Tempest
Pop-up Globe. Summer Shakespeare. University of Auckland.
Benjamin Henson
Stage
Sylvia
Play Reading: The Two Gentlemen of Verona
Auckland Shakespeare CompanyAuckland Shakespeare Company
Rita Stone
Stage
Flavius
Play Reading: Timon of Athens
Auckland Shakespeare Company
Rita Stone

2015

Short Film
Tina
Clean Getaway
Chillbox
Gabe Lunte
Stage
Cobweb
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Summer Shakespeare. University of Auckland.
Michael Hurst

2014

Stage
'Adrift'
Mumbai Monologues
Agram
Ahi Karunaharan
Music Video
Featured
Chris Halkyard - Would You Know If I Left?
Wild Boy
Luke Thornborough

2013

Stage
Joan / Sprenger
Vinegar Tom
Don't Blink
Andrew Parker
Stage
Parbatia
Rudali (Second Season)
Prayas
Ahi Karunaharan

2012

Stage
Madame Mantalini
Nicholas Nickleby
Youth Theatreworks
Jan Saussey
Short Film
Nita
Y2K
The University of Auckland
Rina Patel
Stage
Parbatia
Rudali
Prayas
Margaret-Mary Hollins

2010

Short Film
Mystery Girl
School Boy
Frontline
Jamie Blackburn
Stage
Adriana
The Comedy of Errors
Epsom Girls & Auckland Boys Grammar Schools Production.
Benjamin deKlerk
Stage
Mother Superior
The Sound of Music
Epsom Girls & Auckland Boys Grammar Schools Production.
Peter Thomas

2009

Stage
Yum Yum
The Mikado
Epsom Girls & Auckland Boys Grammar Schools Production.
Andrea Hellens

2008

Stage
Lady Macbeth
Macbeth (Excerpts)
SGCNZ Sheilah Winn Shakespeare Festival.
Self-directed

Training

2019
Roundabout Theatrical Teaching Institute
Theatrical Teaching Framework
Theatre Education
2017-2020
Columbia University in the City of New York
MFA Acting
Acting
2016
The Actors' Program
1 Year intensive. Diploma.
Acting and Performance
2015
Ira Seidenstein
Authentic Shakespeare Workshop
Shakespeare
2014
Tutor Lisa Harrow (RADA). University of Auckland.
Shakespeare Auditions Workshop
Shakespeare
2011
The Actor’s Voice. Sylvia Rands.
One-month Course
Voice
2011
Auckland Theatre Company
Summer School
Acting
2009
TAPAC
Screen Acting Course by Fiona Edgar
Screen acting
2008-9
Aspiring Young Actors
weekly drama classes
Acting
2008
TAPAC
Acting for Screen by Jan Saussey
Screen acting

Skills & Attributes

Natural Accent
New Zealand
Ethnicity
Indian
Accents
African, American Standard, Australian, Brooklyn, Caribbean, Cockney, East Coast American, English, French, Indian, Irish, Italian, Latino, Maori, Mexican, Mid Western, New Zealand, Pakistani, Scottish, Southern, Spanish, Welsh, West Coast American, Middle Eastern
Languages
English, Hindi-Urdu
Hair Length
Shoulder Length
Hair Style
Wavy
Instrumental
Guitar, Piano / Keyboard
Dance
Ballet, Ballroom, Belly, Contemporary, Jazz, Latin, Modern, R & B, Rock n Roll , Swing, Tap
Singing
Blues, Choir, Classical, Contemporary, Country & Western , Folk, Jazz, Musical Theatre, Opera, Pop, Rock, Show
Singing Range
Alto, Mezzo, Mezzo Soprano, Soprano
Sport
Netball, Yoga
Circus
Stage Combat
Professional Skills
Actor, Dancer, Musical Theatre, Prof. Singer, Voice Artist

Photos


Notes

American citizen based in New York City. Awards: 2016. Won Best female Newcomer. Dolphin Theatre Awards. Shelley Woods, Principal Principle. (Play) 2015 Nominated for Best Actress. Rialto 48 Hour Film Festival. Tina. Clean Getaway. (Short film) 2009. Nominated for Best Actress. Showdown: The Auckland Secondary School Production Competition. Yum Yum. The Mikado. (Musical)