Dominique Bela

Profile

Location

New York, United States of America

Height

174 cm

Age Range

25–33

Ethnicity

European

Career Highlights

Dominique graduated from the Actor's Programme in Auckland in 2016 and went straight into Stephen David Entertainment’s production 1953 American Playboy: the Hugh Hefner Story. She then relocated to Toronto to further her career. She has gained momentum in Toronto since, being booked as the lead in feature film After Her Smile, short films, Phototaxis, Milk Kids and Contrary, where she played the lead Mary. She has multiple stage credits and won top drama student year after year at High School.

Awards.

2011Cultural Honours Award for Service To Drama - St Cuthbert's College
2010Top Drama Award - St Cuthbert's College

Short Film.

2020Bush Ranger DomDom (Lead)Dir. Dominique Bela
2019PhototaxisYaraDir. Madelaine Burgess
2019The Big DayMelissa (Lead)Dir. Malcolm Taylor
2019WastelandJaneDir. Mathew Ridgewell
2018ContraryMary (Lead)Dir. Dylan Broda
2018Milk KidsDominoMessy Pictures
Dir. Leah Guliotta
2016BalloonsEmma (Support)The Actors' Program
Dir. Michael Hurst
201448 Hour Film Festival (Supporting actress)

Feature Film.

2018After Her SmileTanya (Lead)Dir. Mort Fotouhi

Television.

2018See No EvilTeri EngleDir. Tim Conrad
2016American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner StoryBetty ConklinDir. Richard Lopez
2015Step DaveAttractive Woman (Guest )Dir. Oliver Driver
2015The Making of the Mob 2: Chicago AliceSteven David Entertainment, NY
Dir. John Ealer

Theatre.

2017Annie RexshaAnnie Rexsha (Solo Show)Super Wonder Gallery / Ten Minute Theatre
Dir. Cherie Moore
2016Vernon God Little Prosecutor (Lead)The Actors' Program
Dir. Leon wadham
2012Dinkum Assorted - St Cuthbert's College (Lead)Dir. Louise Tourelle
2012NZ International Comedy Festival - Graduates show (Performer / Producer)
2012reTHINK Your Safety (Lead)Dir. Louise Tourelle
2011NZ International Comedy festival - Class Comedian
2011Sheila Winn Shakespeare Festival 'Hamlet' Hamlet (Lead)Dir. Debra Waalkins
2011Sheila Winn Shakespeare Festival Regionals (Director)
2011Ugly Duckling (Lead/Narrator)St Cuthbert's College
Dir. Debra Waalkins

Voice.

2017AA Life Insurance - RadioVO

Web Series.

2017Auckward loveSunday (Guest)Dir. Emmett Skilton

Training.

David Rotenberg Masterclass - 2019
Shakespeare in the Ruff's Masterclass with Nigel Shawn Williams - 2019
Advanced Audition Class at LB Studios with Steven Yaffee - 2018
Larry Moss New York Workshop November 2018 (audited) - 2018
On Camera with Lewis Baumander at LB Studios - 2018
Barefoot Casting Audition Workshop - 2017
Complicité Masterclass Last Week - 2017, Richard Katz (Auckland Theatre Company)
Graduated The Actors Program Screen and Acting - 2016 - 2016
Actor's Lab - 2015, Peter Feeney
American Accent Workshop - 2015, Jacque Drew
Developing Character Workshop - 2015, Sarah Wiseman
Workshops - Levels 1 and 2 - 2015, Terri De'Ath
Diploma of Speech and Drama (ATCL) - 2012
Screen Acting course with Miranda Harcourt - 2012