Tupe Lualua

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Gender
Female
Age Range
25 - 50
Height
171cm
Base Location
Wellington
Skills
Actor, Choreographer, Commercial Talent, Dancer, Director, Extra (Background), Model, Presenter, Specialist Performer, Stand-up Comedian, Voice Artist, Producer, Singer
Hair
Dark Brown
Eye
Brown, Dark Brown
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Agent

Acting Agent
Le Moana Limited

Feature Photo
Tupe Lualua

Credits

2018

Theatre
Mother Sāmoa
1918
Le Moana
Tupe Lualua
Theatre
Tinā
Fatu Na Totō
Le Moana
Tupe Lualua

2016

Theatre
Lupepe
White Guitar
The Conch
Nina Nawalowalo

2015

Theatre
Lupepe
White Guitar
The Conch
Nina Nawalowalo
Theatre
Teine
Marama
The Conch
Nina Nawalowalo

2013

Model
Dancer
Culture For Sale
City Gallery Wellington
Shigeyuki Kihara
Dance
Dancer
IN SITU: Pacifik melting pot project
Cornucopiae
Regine Chopinot

2011

Theatre
Lagi
The Factory – A Pacific Musical
Kila Kokonut Krew
Anapela Polataivao & Vela Manusaute

2010

Commercial
Worker
Cervial Smear Campaign
Sima Urale

2009

Theatre
Sina
Poly Zygotic
FIT Productions
Asalemo Tofete
Theatre
Julia Tesman
Hedda Gabler
The Baccanals
David Lawrence

2008

Commercial
Sandra
ANZ Bank Commercial

Training

February 2001 - November 2003
Whitireia New Zealand
Bachelor of Applied Arts
Performing Arts

Skills & Attributes

Shoe Size
11.5
Clothing Size
Female - 16
Waist
105cm
Neck
40cm
Bra Size
DD
Bust
110cm
Hip
115cm
Natural Accent
New Zealand, English
Ethnicity
New Zealand, Polynesian, Samoan, Pacific Islander
Accents
New Zealand, Samoan
Languages
English, Maori Language Family
Hair Length
Shoulder Length
Hair Style
Straight, Wavy
Instrumental
Percussion
Dance
Aboriginal, Contemporary, Maori, R & B
Singing
Blues, Jazz, Choir, Pop
Singing Range
Alto, Mezzo Soprano
Sport
Aerobics, Boxing, Swimming, Volleyball, Yoga
Drivers Licences
Car
Model Work Types
Body, Commercial, Hair, Larger Size, Runway
Professional Skills
Actor, Choreographer, Commercial Talent, Dancer, Director, Extra (Background), Model, Presenter, Specialist Performer, Stand-up Comedian, Voice Artist, Producer, Singer

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Notes

A graduate of Whitireia NZ and Victoria University, Tupe Lualua is a practitioner of Heritage Pacific dance and performance. From 2009 - 2019 she taught Siva Sāmoa on the Bachelor of Applied Arts at Whitireia and founded the Le Moana dance company in 2013; creating works such as Fatu Na Totō, 1918 and Purple Onion. Since 2014, Le Moana have hosted the annual Measina Festival and produce works by Auckland based Choreographer Tupua Tigafua. In 2019, Tupe was awarded the Creative NZ Sāmoa Artist in Residence and prior to that she was a specialist choreographer for the World of Wearable Arts 2018. She danced for Choreographer Regine Chopinot in Aotearoa, Japan and New Caledonia before featuring in the critically acclaimed The White Guitar by The Conch. Tupe is currently the Senior Tutor in Movement and Creative Practice at Toi Whakaari: NZ School of Drama.