Darneen Christian

Profile

Location

Wellington, New Zealand

Height

165 cm

Age Range

18–25

Ethnicity

Maori/Pitcairn Islander

Career Highlights

Darneen landed her first major international television role in her final year of drama school: she played the lead role in AMC’s action drama The Dead Lands.
Other screen credits include short films Scape and a 2016 lead role in Fragments of Memory.
Darneen has had leading roles in a number of shows throughout her time at Toi Whakaari New Zealand Drama School, including Rushes, Krystal, 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