Lyn Pierse

Vitals

Gender
Female
Age Range
50 - 80
Height
161cm
Base Location
Sydney
Available In
Brisbane, International, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney
Skills
Actor
Hair
Brown
Eye
Blue
Memberships
M.E.A.A
Pdf Bio

Agent

Agent
BMEG
Phone

Feature Photo
Lyn Pierse

Credits

Commercial

2016
Woman in Park
Opdivo
2015
Mum
Lost Dog's Home
Finch Company
Brian Aldrich
2014
Grandma
Real Life Insurance
DK Advertising

Feature Film

2017
Helen Lacks 90yrs
Skinford
Ford's Ink Film
Nik Kacevski
2017
The Matriarch
Lovestruck
Conventry Films
Murray Fahey
1998
Cheryl's Mom
'DAGS'
Palace Productions
Murray Fahey
1998
Lead - Dorothy
'PASSIONATELY SINGLE'
Independant Film
Rivka Hartman
1988
Lead - Dorothy Bloom
'BATCHELOR GIRL'
Australian Film Commission
Rivka Hartman

Short Film

2016
Granny Smith
ATM Tropfest 3rd place Finalist
RAD
Rick Donnell
2013
Grandma
Bucket Head
Coventry Productions
Murray Fahey
2011
Janice
Adult Learners
UtS Student film
Ursula Lane-Mullins
Lead
THE BIG BIRTHDAY BOY
Poontang Productions
Rory Williamson
Lead
HARVEST
Glenroy Productions
James Smith
Lead
STANDING ON THE EDGE
AFTRS
Martin Daly
Mum
The Truth About Uncle Ron
UNi NSW Student fim
Boris Burgess

Stage

2018
Mum - Janice
Lie With Me
Brave New World
Warwick Dodrell
2016
Anfisa 83yrs
The Three Sisters
Sport For Jove
Kevin Jackson
2015
Director
Shakespeare Interactive
Young Australia Workshop
Lyn Pierse
2015
Director/Producer
Theatresports* 30th anniversary Celebrity Challenge
Theatresports
Lyn Pierse
2014
Script Workshop
Girlz
Playwriting Australia
Ian Sinclair
2013
Script Workshop
Jump for Jordan
Griffin Theatre
Ian Sinclair
2013
Grandma Bill
Dirt Clouds
Playwrighting Australia
Leah Purcell
2013
Mother, Madame & Woman
Roberto Zucco
Old Fitzroy Theatre
Anna Jahjah
2013
Lady Bracknell
Importance of Being Earnest
Bordello Room - Kings Cross
Collin Jennings
2012
Woman
Quiet Companions
New Theatre
Jenny Hope
2010
Gerlinde
The Pigeons
Griffin Independent - Pearly Productions
Sarah Giles
2008
Judy
Fabulous Punch & Judy Show
Anthony Skuse
2007
Lead
Tabloid Musicals
Bondi Pavillion
Geoff Wallis
2004
Hattie
The Women of Lockerbie
Maryanne Gifford
2002
MC / Narrator
THE VAGINA MONOLOGUES
Ensemble Theatre
1995
All Characters
DIVINELY IRRESISTIBLE
Griffin Theatre
Charlie Little
1989
Masha
THE THREE SISTERS
University of Sydney
Stuart Chalmers
1989
Sister Leonard
WRITE IT DOWN AND DON’T FORGET IT
Belvoir Street Theatre
Penelope Wells
1988
Mistress Overdone & Marianna
MEASURE FOR MEASURE
ABA National Tour
Rex Cramphorne
1987
Maree
WOYZEK
Seymour Centre
Philip Keir
1987
Christine
MISS JULIE
Theatre Studies, Syd Uni
Richard Lawton
1985
Mum & Sphinx
BERKHOFF’S GREEK
Sailors Home Theatre
Peter Barclay
1984
Julia Sheen
SEASON AT SARSAPARILLA
State Theatre Co. S.A
Neil Armfield
1984
Various
CONQUESTS OF CARMEN MIRANDA
State Theatre Co. S.A
Neil Armfield
1984
Doris Quiverton
THE TIME IS NOT YET RIPE
State Theatre Co. S.A
Peter King
1983
Belle
SUMMER RAIN
NIDA
Gale Edwards

Television

2017
Vera
Secret Daughter
Screentime
Geoff Bennett
2015
Mum
How Not to Behave Ep 10
ABC Screen Time
Craig Anderson
2015
Glenda Gentry
Deadly Women Season 3 - Darlene Gentry
Beyond Productions
John Mavety
2013
Docs Officer
RAKE
ABC
2008
The Invigilator
HOME AND AWAY
Seven Network
2007
Nancy Nicholls
All Saints
Channel 7
Jean-Pierre Mignon
2001
Lead - Pam Coughlin
'GOING HOME'- Series 2
SBS
Andrew Lewis
2000
Lead - Pam Coughlin
'GOING HOME' - Series 1
SBS
Andrew Lewis
1984
Guest
CONQUESTS OF CARMEN MIRANDA
SBS
Neil Armfield
1984
Sister Mary Leonard
THE BIG GIG
ABC Television
1984
Guest
LIVE AND SWEATY
ABC Television
1984
Guest
KALEIDOSCOP
TV New Zealand
Geoff Portman

Online

2015
Jogger
The Bench - "Clown"
Studio 501
Richard Cornally

Web Series

2017
Helen Lacks
Skinford
Ford's Ink Film
Nik Kacevski
2014
Pay-Wave-Fail Woman
Balmoral Border Protection Unit
Im With Stupid
Julian Shaw

Training

2017
NIDA
Kristen Linklater Master Class
Voice
1980 - 1983
NIDA
Graduate - 1983
Acting
2015
Shakespeare in Italy Society - Urbino Italy
Workshops and Scene Study
Shakespeare - Bill Alexander, Lucy Bailey, Charlotte Cornwell
2013/2014
Les Chantery
Film classes
Screen Acting
2013
Bobby Black
Masterclass
Improvisation long form
2012
Rowena Balos
Voice Classes
Acting
2009
Jason Chin
Masterclass
long form Improvisation
2004
Prof Veniamin Filshtinsky
Romania Chekov/Meyerhold Text Masterclass
Acting
1997
Keith Johnston
Master Classes - Sydney
Improvisation
1992
Keith Johnston
Summer School Canada
1986
Keith Johnston
Improvisation Calgary Canada
Australia Council Study Grant

Skills & Attributes

Shoe Size
8
Clothing Size
Female - 10
Waist
69cm
Bust
90cm
Hip
97cm
Natural Accent
Australian
Ethnicity
Caucasian
Accents
Aboriginal, African, American Standard, Australian, East Coast American, Brooklyn, West Coast American, Caribbean, Cockney, English, Fijian, French, German, Greek, Indian, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Latino, Mid Western, New England , New Zealand, Pakistani, Scottish, South Western, Southern, Welsh, Western
Hair Length
Short
Hair Style
Wavy
Singing Range
Alto
Sport
Aerobics, Swimming
Circus
Puppeteer
Drivers Licences
Car
Professional Skills
Actor

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Notes

NIDA GRADUATE Australia Council Travel Study Grant - Improvisation Lyn is known as the Godmother of Australian Theatresports®. She pioneered Theatresports® teaching across Australia, New Zealand and Japan and for 23 years has been at the grass roots of teaching and directing improvisation and Theatresports including the Cranston Cup, Celebrity Theatresports®, Radio & Television and staged productions and extravaganzas at the Enmore, Belvoir Street, Adelaide Festival, Expo ‘88 and the Sydney Opera House. As Sister Mary Leonard she has hosted Theatresports at the Sydney Opera House, Enmore, Belvoir Street, performed at the Tokyo British club, Last Laugh, Le Joke Melbourne, Comedy Store Sydney, Harold Park Comedy Hotel Sydney, Cat and Fiddle Sydney, Comedy Store Sydney, in “ Write it Down and Don’t Forget It” and numerous Corporate functions. As a Theatresports player she captained the first Australian champion team and played in Canada returning to be appointed Theatresports National Coach and Artistic Advisor. TEACHING: Master Improvisation and Acting Teacher 22 years Improvisation Teacher NIDA (1990 – 2011) 30 Years Theatresports including Pioneer Coach Australia, New Zealand and Japan National Coach 1986 – 1991 UNSECO Romania 2004 Macquarrie University Sophia University Japan UNE Armidale Schools, Community Theatre and Universities Actors Centre Australia Improvisation and Shakespeare (25 years – current) AIM Drama 2011 – 2015 Author “Improvisation: the Guide”