Vanessa Downing

Vitals

Gender
Female
Age Range
50 - 60
Height
161cm
Base Location
Sydney
Available In
Adelaide, Auckland, Australian Capital Territory, Brisbane, Christchurch, Dunedin, International, Melbourne, Northern Territory, Perth, Sydney, Tasmania, Wellington
Skills
Actor, Musical Theatre
Hair
Blonde
Eye
Blue / Grey
Memberships
Actors Equity UK, M.E.A.A

Agent

Acting Agent
Mollison Keightley Management

Feature Photo
Vanessa Downing
Feature Clip

Credits

Feature Film

2012
Manny Summer
Felony
Matthew Saville
2008
Choir mistress
Hey Hey It's Esther Blueberger
Tama Films
Cathy Randall
1998
Mrs O'Brien
Reflections
Combridge International
Geoffrey Brown
1995
Flora
Mary
Ronin Films
Kay Pavlou

Radio

2010
Narrator
A Darker Music
ABC Radio Drama
Anne Wynter
1994
First Woman
The Lights Of Jericho
ABC Radio
Jane Ulllmann

Short Film

2020
Jack's Mum
Shark
Blue-Tongue Films
Nash Edgerton
2017
Widow
Love at Fifth Site
Grumpy Sailor Creative
Shannon Murphy
2015
Lucy at 50
The Immortal
Carl Firth

Stage

2022
Carla
Grand Horizons
Sydney Theatre Company
Jessica Arthur
2021
Nancy
Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge
Australian Chamber Orchestra
Sandie Eldridge
2020
Meridee
Wicked Sisters
Griffin Theatre Company
Nadia Tass
2019
Mrs Elton
The Deep Blue Sea
Sydney Theatre Company
Paige Rattray
2019
Marie Smith
Black is the New White (STC tour)
Sydney Theatre Company
Paige Rattray
2019
Female Ensemble
How to Rule the World
Sydney Theatre Company
Paige Rattray
2017
Marie Smith
Black is the New White
Sydney Theatre Company
Paige Rattray
2016
Bulworth/Bethany Anne/Hester/Anonymous
Power Plays
Sydney Theatre Company
Paige Rattray
2014
Duenna/Sister Marguerite
Cyrano de Bergerac
Sport for Jove
Damien Ryan
2014
Emma
The God of Hell
Old Fitzroy Theatre
Rodney Fisher
2014
Lynette
Parramatta Girls
Riverside Theatres
Tanya Goldberg
2013
Amanda Wingfield
The Glasss Menagerie
Ensemble Theatre
Mark Kilmurry
2012
Mrs Eynsford Hill
Pygmalion
Sydney Theatre Company
Peter Evans
2011
Hecate
Faustus
Bell Shakespeare/QTC
Michael Gow
2010
Elizabeth
The Sweetest Thing
Arts Radar/ B Sharp
Sarah Goodes
2009
Gremio
The Taming of the Shrew
Bell Shakespeare
Marion Potts
2008
Hannah
The Busy World is Hushed
Ensemble Theatre
Mark Kilmurry
2007
Regan
King Lear
Parramatta Riverside
Mark Kilmurry
2006
Helen
Bone
Darlinghurst Theatre Company
Tanya Goldberg
2005
Connie
Influence
Sydney Theatre Co.
Bruce Myles
2004
Sonya
Afterplay
Ensemble Theatre
Adam Cook
2003
Jess, Viv, Tina
Howard Katz
Sydney Theatre Co.
Michael Kantor
2003
The Mother
Mother and Child
East Coast Theatre Co.
Joseph Uchitel
2002
Pauline
The Lady in the Van
Sydney Theatre Company
Rodney Fisher
2001
Mrs Watmuff/Berys
A Cheery Soul
Sydney Theatre Co/Company B
Neil Armfield
2000
Dora
Equus
S.T.C.S.A
Marion Potts
1999
Weird Sister/Gentlewoman
Macbeth
STC
Ian Judge
1996
Mary Margaret
Good Works
Playbox Theatre
Kim Durban
1996
Hera
Live Acts On Stage
Griffin Theatre Company
Michael Gow
1995
Biddy
Three Birds Alighting On a Field
S.T.C.S.A
Cath McKinnon
1995
Biddy
Three Birds Alighting On A Feed
S.T.C.S.A
Cath McKinnin

Television

2019
Lorraine
Mr In-between - Season 2
Jungle Entertainment
Nash Edgerton
2019
Beryl
Black Comedy S4
Scarlett Pictures
Various
2013
Robin Benson
The Moodys
Jungle Boys
Trent O'Donnell
2012
Judge
Rake
ABC
Peter Duncan
2008
Shirley Summers
Packed To The Rafters
Channel 7
Lynne Hegarty
2005
Pauline
Headland
Channel 7
Geoff Bennett/Catherine Millar
2002
Claire Hobson
All Saints
Seven Network
Julian Pringle
1998
Muriel Johnstone
Bullpitt! Season 2
Seven Network
Peter Vaughton
1998
Helen Lancaster
All Saints
Seven Network
Robert Klenner
1997
Muriel Johnstone
Bullpitt! Season 1
Seven Network
Ian Gilmour
1990
Pippa
Home and Away
Channel Seven
Various
1989
Pippa
Home and Away
Channel Seven
Various
1988
Pippa
Home and Away
Channel Seven
Various

Musical Theatre

2010
Chorus member
Symphony of Psalms
Sydney Festival/ SSO
Peter Sellars
2002
Mrs Molloy
Hello, Dolly!
The Production Company
Rodney Fisher

Skills & Attributes

Shoe Size
6.5
Clothing Size
Female - 10
Waist
70cm
Bra Size
D
Bust
85cm
Hip
85cm
Natural Accent
Australian
Accents
American Standard, Australian, English, French, German, Irish, New England , Russian, Scottish
Hair Length
Ear Level
Hair Style
Curly
Instrumental
Piano / Keyboard
Singing
Choir, Musical Theatre, Opera
Singing Range
Soprano
Sport
Horse Riding, Yoga
Drivers Licences
Car
Professional Skills
Actor, Musical Theatre

Media

Public Media
2:06

Photos


Notes

AWARDS: 2007 - Nominated Best Actress, Sydney Theatre Critics Awards 2007 for 'Bone'