Merlynn Tong

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Gender
Female
Age Range
22 - 32
Base Location
Brisbane
Available In
Adelaide, Auckland, Australian Capital Territory, Brisbane, Christchurch, Dunedin, International, Melbourne, Northern Territory, Perth, Sydney, Tasmania, Wellington
Skills
Actor, Director, Writer
Hair
Dark Brown
Eye
Dark Brown
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Agent

Acting Agent
BMEG
Phone

Feature Photo
Merlynn Tong
Feature Clip

Credits

2019

Television
Alicia
Reef Break
ABC/ M6
Peter Andrikidis
Television
Police Officer #1
Harrow 2
ABC
Catherine Millar
Theatre
Sunny Lee
White Pearl
Sydney Theater Company
Priscilla Jackman
Theatre
Assistant Director
Hydra
Queensland Theatre
Sam Strong
Theatre
Writer
Antigone
Queensland Theatre
Travis Dowling
Theatre
Writer
Good Grief
Queensland Theatre
Zoe Tuffin

2018

Theatre
Ensemble
What I'm Here for
Elbow Room
Marcel Dorney
Stage
Ensemble
The Mathematics of Longing by Suzie Miller
La Boite
La Boite & The Farm
Stage
Ensemble
The Lost Lending Library
Punchdrunk & Imaginary Theatre
Thom Browning
Stage
Tweedle-Dum
Alice in Wonderland (3 city tour, Australia)
Rapidfire International
Penny Farrow
Web Series
Merlynn
Freudian Slip
Clare Snadden
Clare Snedden
Web Series
Alex Chan
Hot Valley Nights
Space Pirate Productions
Michael Condon

2017

Stage
Lead Actor/Playwright
Blue Bones
Playlab / Powehouse
Ian Lawson
Stage
Ensemble
Hotelling
Bleached Arts
David Pledger
Stage
Speech Therapist
B*TCH: Origin of the Female Species
Brisbane Festival
Edith Podesta
Stage
Host/Actor
Erth Dinosaur Zoo
Erth
Tim Seconi
Stage
Lead
Laurie the Lorrikeet (Creative Development)
Wilde Applause
Allie Wilde
Stage
Ensemble
The Debt Project (Creative Development)
Elbow Room
Marcel Dorney
Stage
Ensemble
White China (Creative Development)
Playlab
Ian Lawson

2016

Television
Caramel
Top of the Lake 2
See-Saw Productions
Jane Campion
Stage
Ensemble
Viral
Shock Therapy Productions
Hayden Jones & Sam Foster
Stage
Stagehand
Straight White Men
La Boite & STCSA
Nescha Jelk

2015

Stage
Ensemble/ Albert Einstein
The Theory of Everything (Brisbane Festival)
La Boite
Thomas Quirk
Stage
Dorothy
The Wizards From Oz (Taoyuan, TAIWAN)
Wilde Applause (Taoyuan International Children Festival
Allie Wilde & Sean Dennehy
Stage
Kate
What was Left (Creative Development)
Metro Arts
Kerensa Diball
Stage
One Woman Show
Blue Bones (Play Reading)
Playwriting Australia
Kate Wild
Stage
Asian Elvis
Hot Brown Honey
Briefs Factory/ Black Honey Company
Lisa Fa'alafi
Stage
One Woman Show
Blue Bones (Play Reading)
Playlab
Ian Lawson
Corporate Work
Cynthia Regis
Bank of Queensland Training
Evolve Australia
Michael Lindsay Simpson

2014

Short Film
Extra
San Andreas
Warner Brothers
Brad Peyton
Stage
Various
Offshore (Play Reading)
University of Queensland
Ian Lawson
Stage
Lead
The C Word (Awkward Conversation)
MetroArts and Daniel Evans
Todd MacDonald
Stage
Various
Offshore (Reading)
UQ
Ian Lawson
Stage
Asian Elvis
Fleet 4101
Independant
Kate Usher, Anna Mcgeoch, Heidi Arni
Stage
Lead (Various)
American Music Club
QPAC
Brett Howe/ Lisa Fa'alafi
Corporate Work
Anna
Betty's Story
Ignition Films
Simon Toy
Presenter
Host
Out of the Box Festival
QPAC

2013

Stage
Solo Performer/ Writer
Ma Ma Ma Mad
Anywhere Theatre Festival
Merlynn Tong
Stage
The Moon
Tobias Heart
Judith Wright Centre of Performing Arts
Jamie Kendall

2012

Short Film
Zombie
Day of the Deadline
QPIX
Brad Gaylard
Stage
Doctor Tong/ Ensemble
Bliss (by Peter Carey)
Zen Zen Zo Physical Theatre
Lynne Bradley
Corporate Work
Scrub Nurse
Nambour Hospital Training Video
Ignition Films
Simon Toy
Dance
Australian Ensemble
The Golden Show
Dairakudakan (Japan)
Maro Akaji
Dance
Ensemble
Thriller
Zen Zen Zo Physical Theatre
Lynne Bradley/Mel Budd

2011

Stage
Solo Performer
Indoctrination
Murdoch University
Salmiyah Fiedorowicz

2010

Stage
Manchu
Pheonix and the Fighting Pandas of Yunan
Murdoch University
Jennifer De Reuck

2009

Stage
Lead
Wounds to the Face
Murdoch University
Serge Tampalini
Stage
Lead
The Possibilities (Not Him)
Murdoch University
Serge Tampalini

2008

Short Film
Lead
Ling
Ngee Ann Polytechnic
Karen Wong (Singapore)
Short Film
Girlfriend
Homeless in the Heart
Panasonic Digital Film Fiesta
Lim Yew Yee (Singapore)

Training

2014 - 2015
Teacher: Christopher Summers
Film Acting
Acting
2014 - 2014
NIDA (Teacher: Katerina Moraitis)
Voice Workshop
Lessac Kinesensic Voice and Body Training
2014 - 2014
TAFTA
Thea McLeod Workshop
Film Acting
2012 - 2014
Teachers: Helen Howard, Michael Futcher, Ian Lawson
Acting for Stage
Acting
2011 - 2014
Zen Zen Zo Physical Theatre
Internship and Workshops
Suzuki Method of Actor Training. Butoh Dance Theatre, The Viewpoints
2011 - 2011
Teacher: James Kable
Meisner Technique
Acting
2007 - 2009
Murdoch University
English and Creative Arts
Acting, Children's Theatre, Performing and Writing for the Stage
2007 - 2009
Ngee Ann Polytechnic (Singapore)
Mass Communications
Acting, News Anchoring, Radio Presenting
2012 - 2012
4change (Teacher: Margi Brown Ash)
Impulse Training
Performance and Creation
2013 - 2013
VCA (Teacher: Leisa Shelton)
Responsive Performance Practice Training
Performance and Creation
2012 - 2012
Dairakudakan (Japan)
Butoh Dance Theatre Intensive Training
Butoh Dance

Skills & Attributes

Ethnicity
Asian, Chinese, Singaporean
Accents
Cantonese, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, American Standard, Cockney, Australian, English, French, Indian, Indonesian, Italian, Russian, Arabic, Middle Eastern
Languages
English, Mandarin, Yue (Cantonese)
Hair Length
Past Shoulder
Hair Style
Wavy
Singing
Jazz
Sport
Aerobics, Hockey, Pilates, Squash, Swimming, Yoga, Soccer, Volleyball
Circus
Mime, Clown
Model Work Types
Body, Commercial, Feet, Hair, Hands, Legs, Promotional, Runway, Teeth
Professional Skills
Actor, Director, Writer

Media

Public Media
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Notes

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