Arlo Gibson Actor Profile





Wellington, New Zealand


188 cm

Age Range


Career Highlights

Arlo trained at The Actor’s Program in Auckland, graduating in 2012, and has gone on to land roles on a number of stage and screen productions. He has appeared in some of New Zealand’s most popular television series such as Step Dave, Shortland Street and The Sounds. He portrayed Kiwi guitarist Chris Sheehan in television movie The Exponents, Why Does Love? In 2017, Arlo travelled to the celebrated Edinburgh Fringe Festival to perform in the sell-out production of The Generation of Z, which he helped devise. Arlo will soon appear in the up-coming Australian-New Zealand co-production feature film Nude Tuesday, which is set to be released later this year.


2010Sheila Winn Shakespeare Festival Auckland Regionals - Winner

Short Film.

2022Doc, I'm Alien Pregnant Boo (Supporting)Dir. THUNDERLIPS
2016Full DJohn
2006Break (Lead)Official Selection Clemont Ferand France

Film Film.

2021Don't Make Me GoDorky MC (Guest)Amazon Studios
Dir. Hannah Marks
2018DeadPool Boy LeeDir. Hayden Weal
2018Mega Time SquadGaz (Major support role)
2017Sundown UndergroundGaffer (Lead)Dir. Paul Innes

Feature Film.

2020Nude TuesdayLeo (Supporting )Dir. Armagan Ballantyne
2012Teenagers and TutusY13 Media Students - Western Springs College
2011Romeo and JulietGregory


2020The SoundsHaydenShaftsbury Films/SPP
Dir. Peter Stebbings
2018Friday Night Bites HimselfDir. Roseanne Liang
2016Why Does Love? Chris SheehanGreat Southern Television
2015Shortland StreetGeorge KirkwoodSouth Pacific Pictures
2013Step Dave Series 1 & 2Liam (Recurring Guest )South Pacific Pictures
Dir. Various
2012Spartacus Series 3AdalPacific Renaissance
2009Legend of the SeekerTaitThe Walt Disney Company


2020Auckland Fringe - Just One More
2020Owls Do Cry
2020Side Kick Series - Milo Cawthorne, Ella Hope Higginson
2020Standard Acts Devising Workshop
2019Owl's Do Cry Toby (Devisor and Actor)Dir. Malia Johnson
2019Second Unit: What We Do In The ShadowsPerformerTĀWHIRI festivals and experiences
2019This Fragile Planet
2018'Cult Show: The Revitalisation of The New Zealand Women's Archive'HimselfDir. Nisha Madden
2018'Mating in Captivity' JacobBat's Theatre
Dir. Oliver Page
2016The EventsThe BoyThe Court Theatre
2015A Midsummer's Night DreamDemetrius (Lead)Summer Shakespeare
Dir. Michael Hurst
2015UshersThe Basement
Dir. Romain Mereau
2014Generation of ZLiam (Lead)Royale Productions
Dir. Michael Hurst
2013King LearThe FoolSummer Shakespeare
Dir. Lisa Harrow
2012A Midsummer Night's Dream (Ensemble)Auckland Theatre Company
2012Jesus & JudasThree Queens Productions - Heart of the City
2012The Nightingale & the RoseThree Queens Productions - Heart of the City
2012Tusk TuskElliotATC Next Big Thing
Dir. Hera Dunleavy
2011Mother Courage and Her Children
2011Performance at the Globe Theatre with the Young Shakespeare Company
2009Midsummer Night's DreamBottom

Web Series.

2020Shortland Street Christmas WebisodesAlan Copper (Guest)South Pacific Pictures Ltd
Dir. Various
2017Friday Night BitesArloDir. Roseanne Liang


American Accent with Katherine Beck - 2020
Chris Stewart US Accent Training - 2017
Self-tape Master class with Tandi Wright - 2017
Bouffon Workshop with Red Bastard - 2014
The Actors' Program - TAPAC - 2013, Various
Voice Workshop - TAPAC - 2012, Sylvia Rands
National Shakespeare Secondary Schools Workshop - 2011
Audition & Script Workshop with Christina Asher - 2009
Acting Intensive with Miranda Harcourt - 2008
American Accent - Terri De'Ath - 2008
Between the Lines Theatre Company - Actor - 2008