Ella Gilbert

Profile

Location

Auckland, New Zealand

Height

165 cm

Age Range

21–31

Ethnicity

NZ/European

Career Highlights

In Passing (feature film, 2019)
Role: Eve
Director: Josh Prendeville

Second Unit: What We Do In The Shadows (theatre, 2019)
Role: Ness
Directors: Stella Reid, Benjamin Henson, Andrew Foster
TĀWHIRI Festivals and Experiences / New Zealand International Arts Festival

Peer Gynt Recycled (theatre, 2017)
Role: Troll Princess, Bride
Director: Colin McColl
Auckland Theatre Company

Rushes (theatre, 2018)
Role: Gabriella
Director: Malia Johnston
New Zealand International Arts Festival

Drop Down Globe (short film, 2017)
Role: Henry V
Director: Stella Reid
Someday Series (featured on Maori Television)

All Blood Is Not Lost (short film, 2019)
Role: Sarah
Director: Irya Ajith

Soft Tissue (2019)
Theatre NZ Fringe Festival
Nominated: Outstanding Performer, Most Promising Emerging Artist, Most Promising Newcomer - Wellington Theatre awards
Role: Devisor Performer
Director: Jade Eriksen

Awards.

2019 Nominated: Most Promising Emerging Artist for "CARTOONAROONY"- Wellington Theatre Awards
2019Nominated: Most Promising Emerging Artist for "Soft Tissue"- Wellington Theatre Awards
2019Nominated: Most Promising Newcomer for "Soft Tissue"- Wellington Theatre Awards
2019Nominated: Outstanding Performer for "CARTOONAROONY"- Wellington Theatre Awards
2019Nominated: Outstanding Performer for "Soft Tissue"- Wellington Theatre Awards
2017Winner: Monster Valley Best Art house Film Award - Landsick

Short Film.

2019All Blood Is Not LostSarahDir. Irya Ajith
2017CleaverSisterNZFC - Show Me Shorts Film Festival
Dir. Alex McKenna
2017Drop Down Globe Henry VSomeday Series (featured on Maori Television)
Dir. Stella Reid
2017LandsickSand SirenSuper8X8 Film Competition (Stone Fruit Films)
2017Soft Tissue (Solo)Little Blindy Basement Theatre
Dir. Jade Eriksen
2016Tell Me You Love MeDelwyn (Lead)Toi Whakaari
Dir. James Ashcroft
2015Biggest Weta in the WorldElla (Lead)Toi Whakaari
Dir. Cathy McRae
2015Too LateAbby (Lead)Toi Whakaari
Dir. Paul Murphy
2015Turtle Bank HustlerCashier (Featured Extra)Show Me Shorts Festival
Dir. Steve McGillen
2015VapidVapid Girl (Lead)Toi Whakaari
Dir. Olivia Edwards
2013CircadianTeenage WitchLong Cloud Youth Theatre
Dir. Stella Reid

Feature Film.

2019In PassingEveDir. Josh Prendeville
2015The MavensSnowflake (Featured Extra)Toi Whakaari
Dir. James Ashcroft

Short Film.

2018No Vacancy Beach WarriorStone Fruit Films

Television.

2015Burbs (Web Series)The Whore of BabylonDir. Sevrin Noakes
2014Agenda (Web Series)Becca (Lead)Toi Whakaari
Dir. Stella Reid

Theatre.

2019CARTOONAROONYDevisor, PerformerTheatre NZ Fringe Festival
Dir. Chris Jannides
2019Second Unit: What We Do In The ShadowsNessTĀWHIRI Festivals and Experiences / New Zealand International Arts Festival
Dir. Stella Reid, Benjamin Henson, Andrew Foster
2018Hansel & Gretel GretelAuckland Live
Dir. Ben Henson
2018RushesGabriellaNew Zealand International Arts Festival
Dir. Malia Johnston
2018Soft Tissue (Solo)Devisor / Performer NZ Fringe Festival
Dir. Jade Eriksen
2017Peer Gynt Recycled Troll Princess, BrideAuckland Theatre Company
Dir. Colin McColl
2016Hotel EuropaCirce, Melissa Shields, DaughterToi Whakaari
Dir. Anna Marbrook
2016Mother of CourageMother Courage (Lead)Toi Whakaari
Dir. Annie Ruth
2015Architectura De Feria Antigua I BarbudaPerformerSpain New Zealand International Arts Festival
2015Mau Toi Whakaari Second Year Sight Specific ProjectResearcherToi Whakaari
Dir. Aaron Cortesi
2015Run For Your LifeTeenage GirlToi Whakaari
Dir. Uta Plate
2014Gaggle Solo ShowTODD Charitable
Dir. Jade Erikson
2014Yo FutureThe HousewifeBarbarian Productions
Dir. Jo Randerson
2013OneirounaughtLong Cloud Youth Theatre
Dir. Stella Reid
2013Perfectly WastedPennyLong Cloud Youth Theatre
Dir. Leo Gene Peters
2013The Bacchae 2.0Agave (Lead)Long Cloud Youth Theatre
Dir. Stella Reid
2012Assisted LivingLong Cloud Youth Theatre
Dir. Aaron Cortesi
2012Tom Keeper PassesTom Keeper (Lead)Long Cloud Youth Theatre
Dir. Aaron Cortesi
2011Scene Bites - Spring AwakeningWendlaLong Cloud Youth Theatre
Dir. Willem Wassenaar
2011The Laramie ProjectReggie Fluty (Lead)Long Cloud Youth Theatre
Dir. Willem Wassenaar

Training.

Self-tape Master class with Tandi Wright 2017 - 2017
Toi Whakaari: New Zealand Drama School - Bachelor of Performing Arts - 2014