Marli van der Bijl

Vitals

Gender
Female
Pronoun
she/her
Age Range
25 - 35
Ethnicity
South African, European, Caucasian
Height
158cm
Base Location
Melbourne
Available In
Adelaide, Auckland, Australian Capital Territory, Brisbane, Gold Coast, International, Melbourne, Perth, Queenstown, Sydney, Tasmania, Wellington
Skills
Actor, Dancer, Musical Theatre, Presenter, Prof. Singer, Voice Artist, Singer
Hair
Brown
Eye
Brown

Agent

Acting Agent
Now Actors Management (Melb/Perth/Syd)
Phone

Feature Photo
Marli van der Bijl
Feature Clip

Credits

2022

Stage
Lead Vocalist & Co-Creator
Die Waarheid oor Duiwe
Someone New Theatre Company
Marli van der Bijl & Karien Sinclair
Commercial
Teacher (support)
MACS Christmas "Seeing Their Protential"
Hooligan Collective
Dylan Harrison
Commercial
Featured Extra
Ingham's A World of Good
Airbag Productions
Will Horne
Music
Soprano 1 (Royal Melbourne Philharmonic Choir)
Andrea Bocelli In Concert (Melbourne)
TEG Van Egmond
Conducted by Carlo Bernini, Choir Musical Director Andrew Wailes
Podcast
Voice Artist, Sound Designer, Production Team, Musical Coordinator, Singer & Visual Artist
RavenMad (The Work of Edgar Allan Poe)
Cygnet & Swan
Alexandra Meerbach & Olivia French
Theatre
'Patty'
HOSTAGE
Melbourne Writers Theatre
Elizabeth Walley
Online
Presenter & Actor
SBA Marketing Skits & Content
Strategic Business Alliance
Tristan Brown

2021

Podcast
Director, Sound Designer, Singer, Musical Director & Composer
Peter Pan (a dramatised audiobook)
Ballarat National Theatre
Elizabeth Bradford, Olivia French & Marli van der Bijl
Rehearsed Readings
Kathryn
The Jasmine Suite (The Salon Readings)
Melbourne Writers Theatre
Mazz Ryan
Rehearsed Readings
Various
In One Act
Melbourne Writers Theatre
Mazz Ryan
Photograph / Stills
Lifestyle Model
Janome 100th Anniversary
JMA Creative for Janome Australia
Steve Murray
Online
Spokesperson/Presenter
SBA Today
Strategic Business Alliance
Tristan Brown
Theatre
Various
Softly, Softly
Quiet Roar
Ellen O'Connor
Short Film
Grace
Burn Out
SAE Institute
James Di-Michele
Theatre
Sinead Diver (lead)
The Best, The Fairest, The First
Melbourne Writer's Theatre
Elizabeth Walley

2020

Short Film
Maria (lead)
Renitence (Dutch dialogue)
SAE Institute, Melbourne
Campbell J Smith
Online
Spokesperson/Presenter
SBA Today
Strategic Business Alliance
Tristan Brown
Theatre
ORA (monologuist)
Metropolis Monologues | The Forgotten Return
Melbourne Writers Theatre
Elizabeth Walley
Podcast
Miss Caroline Bingley
Pride and Prejudice (dramatic reading/audiobook)
Ballarat National Theatre
Liana Skewes
Podcast
Death (lead)
Death and I (radioplay)
Someone New Theatre Company
Ryan O'Connor
Short Film
The Producer (support)
Love is a Terrible God
Gabriel Tan Films
Gabriel Tan
Short Film
Witch (lead)
Over A Bowl of Honey
Baron Tragedi
Ned Holland
Voice Over
Voice for Intro & Outro
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (audiobook/podcast)
Someone New Theatre Company
Gracie Rogers
Theatre
Norma Strait (lead)
City Park Plays | Another Day At The Office
Melbourne Writers Theatre
Virginia Proud & Mazz Ryan
Theatre
Sian (support)
City Park Plays | Sapling
Melbourne Writers Theatre
Virginia Proud & Mazz Ryan

2019

Musical Theatre
Yum-Yum (principal)
The Mikado
The Gilbert & Sullivan Society of WA
Paul Treasure
Musical Theatre
Phoebe Meryll (principal)
The Yeomen of the Guard
The Gilbert & Sullivan Society of WA
Michael Brett
Musical Theatre
Cosette (support)
Les Misérables
Darlington Theatre Players (Perth)
Joe Isaia
Short Film
Michelle (support)
True Reflection
Small Voice Films
Aaron Kamp
Music
Soprano Soloist
Early Music | Missa Solemnis in C (Vanhal)
Denmark Baroque
Georg Corall
Music
Soprano Soloist
Early Music | Balayi! Open your Eyes Houtman 400 Festival
New Holland Consort
Georg Corall
Music Video
Vocalist, Actor & Co-producer
Scarborough Fair (Youtube)
Nigel Goodwin
Musical Theatre
Ensemble / Dance Captain
Ladies in Black
Playlovers
Kimberley Shaw
Online
Bridesmaid (support)
Wedding Day Gift Exhange (Online ad)
Notecube
Lauren Billingham
Photograph / Stills
Family member (featured)
Opening Doors Campaign
Department of Communities WA

2018

Short Film
Michelle (support)
I Am Wolf
TAFE (Perth)
Scott Bell
Musical Theatre
Lady Angela (support)
Patience
The Gilbert & Sullivan Society of WA
Alan Needham
Short Film
Rachael (support)
The Peculiar Nature of the Fastidious
TAFE (Perth)
Cameron Hill

2017

Television
Maryke Pretorius (13 episodes)
7de Laan (South African soap)
Danie Odendaal Productions / SABC 2
Various
Music
Singer (trio)
VIVA LAS DIVAS (Corfu)
Remarc International
Leendert De Jager

2016

Short Film
Monologuist & Ensemble
ERA (based on theatre production)
Vukallective
Mark Antony Dobson
Theatre
Die Meisie (lead)
Christine
Vee Productions | Free State Arts Festival (South Africa)
Pieter Venter
Theatre
Monologuist & Ensemble
ERA (physical theatre/performance art)
Vukallective
Mark Antony Dobson

2015

Musical Theatre
Jessica (support)
Off-side (pilot)
Homemade Productions (The Netherlands)
Dick van den Heuvel & Roel Twijnstra
Theatre
Beggar Woman, Neighbour, Young Girl
Blood Wedding
Performing Arts Council of the Free State
Stephanie Brink & Walter Strydom

2014

Theatre
Dorette Potgieter (support)
Victoria se Geheim (comedy)
Vee Productions
Pieter Venter
Theatre
Ophelia
Hamlet
University of the Free State
Thys Heydenrych & Peter Taljaard
Theatre
Isabel Dyson (lead)
My Children, My Africa
Performing Arts Council of the Free State
Angelo Mockie
Theatre
Lientjie Poggenpoel (lead)
Een Kleine Lientjie (Family Theatre)
Free State Arts Festival
Anna Visser

2013

Musical Theatre
Carmen Diaz (lead)
Fame
Performing Arts Council of the Free State
Angelo Mockie
Theatre
Willie Woempel (support)
Sêra Sakboude Sing 'n Solo (Family Theatre)
Vee Productions
Pieter Venter

2012

Voice Over
Narrator
MUSA (musical ensemble piece)
Stefans Grové 90 Jaar | Odeion School of Music
Theatre
Young Cornelia & Ensemble
Madonna of Excelsior
Performing Arts Council of the Free State
Roel Twijnstra & Jerry Pooe
Musical Theatre
Penny Pingleton (principal)
Hairspray
Free State Theatre Acts
Thys Heydenrych
Theatre
Maria (lead)
Putsonderwater
Vee Productions | Free State Arts Festival (South Africa)
Pieter Venter

Online
Spokesperson/Presenter
SBA Marketing Content
Strategic Business Alliance
Tristan Brown

Training

2022
The Impulse Company
An Introduction to Meisner
Acting: Meisner Technique
2018
University of the Free State
M.A. Drama and Theatre Arts
One-person musicals (Dissertation)
2012
University of the Free State
B.A. (Hons) Drama and Theatre Arts
Musical Theatre (Theory)
2009 - 2011
University of the Free State
B.A. Drama and Theatre Arts
Theatre Studies
2010 - 2013
Odeion School of Music (UFS)
Classical Singing (Practical)
Vocal Studies
2011
University of the Free State
Short Course by Prof Charles Dumas
TV, Short Film & Audition
2013 - 2014
Louise Fourie Dance School (South Africa)
Tap and Modern
Dance

Skills & Attributes

Shoe Size
6
Clothing Size
Female - 8
Natural Accent
English, Australian
Accents
Australian, South African, English, American Standard, Irish
Languages
Afrikaans, Dutch, English
Hair Length
Collar
Hair Style
Wavy
Instrumental
Piano / Keyboard
Dance
Modern, Tap, Contemporary, Swing
Singing
Choir, Classical, Opera, Pop, Contemporary, Musical Theatre, Blues, Jazz, Folk, Show
Singing Range
Mezzo Soprano, Soprano
Sport
Netball, Swimming, Cycling, Yoga, Athletics, Horse Riding
Drivers Licences
Car
Model Work Types
Promotional
Professional Skills
Actor, Dancer, Musical Theatre, Presenter, Prof. Singer, Voice Artist, Singer

Media

Public Media
2:59

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