Dani Meldrum Actor Profile

Profile

Pronoun

They/Them

Ethnicity

European

Location

Wellington, New Zealand

Height

163 cm

Age Range

22–32

Career Highlights

Dani graduated from Toi Whakaari: New Zealand Drama School in 2019. While studying, they landed lead roles in numerous stage productions including The Two Gentlemen of Verona and Glass Meringue. Their short film credits include a lead role in The Late Shift and Workshop, which was secreted to premiere at the Venice Film Festival. Most recently, Dani starred as the lead in the Circa Theatre production The Surprise Party.

Film Film.

2020Wellington Paranormal S3#5 - Seven GhostsDir. Jamaine Cleent, Tim Van Dammen

Short Film.

2019The Late ShiftThea (Lead)Dir. Niamh Swannack
2019WorkshopJess (Supporting)Dir. Judah Finnigan

Television.

2018Mise en Scene - The LobsterHotel Manager/Loner Leader (Supporting)Dir. Vaughan Slinn

Theatre.

2022Mendelssohn’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream With Orchestra WellingtonEnsemble Cast with Three Actors Playing Multiple Roles
2022’Modern Semi Opera” by The Queens ClosetJess (Lead)Dir. Jacqueline Coats
2020The Surprise Party Zoe Maitland (Lead)Dir. Conrad Newport
2019Love and InformationMultiple character production (Lead)Dir. Peter Zazzali
2018Shakespeare Tour (Hamlet & As You Like It)Laertes & Celia (Support)Dir. Chris Jannides
2018The Two Gentlemen of VeronaSilvia (Lead)Dir. Jacqueline Coats
2017Glass MenagerieAmanda Wingfield (Support)Dir. Heather Timms and Erena Daniels
2017Home Alone (Solo show)Un-named (Lead)Dir. Patrick Carrol, Jonathan Price, Holly Chappell Eason, Tom Eason

Training.

Chekhov Masterclass with Elena Stejko - 2018
Screen Workshop with Amelia Reid-Meredith - 2018
Stage Combat with Allan Henry - 2018
Stage Masterclass (Clown) with John Bolton - 2018
Voice Healing Elements Masterclass with Sylvia Rands - 2018
Audition workshop with Tina Cleary - 2017
PEM Emotional Method Masterclass with Stephen Perdekamp - 2017
Screen Workshop with Miranda Harcourt - 2017
Toi Whakaari NZ Drama School - 2017