Darneen Christian

Profile

Location

Wellington, New Zealand

Height

165 cm

Age Range

20–27

Ethnicity

Maori, Pitcairn Islander

Career Highlights

While completing her last year at Toi Whakaari: New Zealand Drama School, Darneen landed her first major international television role in AMC’s action drama series The Dead Lands. Following this, she has appeared as the lead in short films Fragments of Memory and Krystal. Darneen also has stage experience, during her time at Toi Whakaari she scored lead roles in Rushes, The Wolves, Out and Once On This Island.


Short Film.

2018KrystalKrystal (Lead)Dir. Briar Grace-Smith
2018ScapePerformerDir. Chantelle Watts
2016Fragments of Memory Young Anuwela Howarth (Lead)Dir. Anuwela Howarth

Television.

2018The Dead LandsMehe (Lead)Randolph TDL Limited
Dir. Peter Meteherangi Taiko Burger, Michael Hurst

Theatre.

2018OutAroha (Lead)Dir. Jess Hong
2018RushesPerformer (Core)Dir. Malia Johnson
2018The Wolves25 (Lead)Dir. Stella Reid
2017Once on this IslandAsaka (Lead)Dir. John Hunter

Training.

Bachelor of Performing Arts, Toi Whakaari: New Zealand Drama School - 2016
The Conch Theatre - Training - 2014