Kirstie O'Sullivan



Auckland, New Zealand


168 cm

Age Range




Career Highlights

TV Guide Best on the Box People's Choice Awards Nomination -
Best Actress - Shortland Street 2005

Post Graduate Diploma of Dramatic Art - Voice Studies Major
- NIDA Sydney

The Graffiti of Mr Tupaia (SF) Pop Films Ltd
Role: Form Teacher Director: Chris Dudman
Producer: Vicky Pope

Shortland Street (TVD) South Pacific Pictures
Role: Robyn Stokes - Lead/Core

Playing A Round (Theatre) Circa Theatre, Wellington
Role: Miranda Director: Bill Walker


2005Professional Development Grant from Creative New Zealand to study at NIDA
2005TV Guide Best on the Box People's Choice Awards - Nomination - Best Actress - Shortland Street

Short Film.

2007The Graffiti of Mr TupaiaForm TeacherPop Films Ltd
Dir. Chris Dudman
2007This Is HerEscortPassenger FIlms
Dir. Katie Wolfe
2006VoicejoyJoy (Lead)National Institute of Dramatic Art Productions
Dir. Gabrielle Rogers
2000Needles & GlassNurse MooreNew Zealand Drama School Productions
Dir. Miranda Harcourt & Rawiri Paratene
1999The Big GameEveNew Zealand Drama School Productions
Dir. Ian Mune

Feature Film.

1992AlexSusanIsambard Productions
Dir. Megan Simpson


2012The Blue RoseAgent Kay (Guest)South Pacific Pictures Limited
Dir. Various
2009Legend Of The SeekerSister Philomena (Guest)Season 2
2007Looking for Captain CookFame/Mrs Martyr/ObereaCook Films
2004Shortland StreetRobyn Stokes (Regular Recurring )South Pacific Pictures
2002Mercy Peak Series 1 - 3Melanie Barthold (Regular Recurring)South Pacific Pictures
2001Shortland StreetRobyn Stokes (Regular Recurring)South Pacific Pictures
2001Xena: Princess Warrior Series 6Gwyn (Teir)
1996Comedy CentralVariousPhoenix Television
1996HerculesLoraleePacific Renaissance/USA
1995Xena: Warrior Princess Series 1Ophelia
1994High TideSheila (Major Guest)South Pacific Pictures
1994PlainclothesAmanda (Lead)South Pacific Pictures
1992Homeward BoundFiona (Guest)Isambard Productions
1992Shortland StreetErin McCauley (Regular Recurring)South Pacific Pictures


2007Auckland International Airport Golf Day
1996Maui Camper VanInflight Promo
1994Educational Video 'Pleased To Be Me'Gardener/Ward Productions


2002Playing A RoundMirandaCirca Theatre, Wellington
Dir. Bill Walker
2001As You Like ItRosalindDownstage Theatre, Wellington
Dir. Murray Lynch
2000Box/Role/DreamDeniseBATS Theatre, Wellington
Dir. Vanessa Byrnes
2000Nickle Nackle TreeVocalist/NarratorMaidment Theatre, Auckland
Dir. Paul Jenden
2000Secret Bridesmaids BusinessMeg LeadDownstage Theatre, Wellington
Dir. Steven Ray
2000Tonight Let's All Make Love in LondonCathy GannawayDownstage Theatre, Wellington
Dir. Murray Lynch
1999Burn ThisAnnaBATS Theatre, Wellington
Dir. Murray Lynch
1999The CrucibleMercy LewisNew Zealand Drama School Productions
Dir. Christian Penny
1999The Three SistersNatashaNew Zealand Drama School Productions
Dir. Timothy Douglas
1999Threepenny OperaLucy BrownNew Zealand Drama School Productions
Dir. Murray Lynch


2008Colgate- TV
2008Maggi - TV & Radio
2007A Tale of Two CompaniesGuardian Healthcare & Amity Awards DVD
Dir. Taryn Banks
2007BP - TV
2007Seventh KingdomQueen AlluxandraFour Horsemen Design Studios
Dir. Ian Lopez
2007Watties - TV
2006Syren for Port JacksonAn Immersive Sound Experience of Sydney Harbour
Dir. Nigel Helyer
2001Various Short StoriesRadio NZ
Dir. Eva Radich


Fitzmaurice Voice Masterclass, Auckland NZ - 2007, David Nevell
RSC Vocal Masterclass, NZ - 2007, Lyn Darnley
Advanced Voice Over & Radio Broadcast Technique,Sydney Australia - 2006, Max Rowley
Post Graduate Diploma of Dramatic Art - Voice Studies Major - NIDA Sydney - 2006
Singing Training, Auckland NZ - 2005, Janice Webb
Shakespeare Workshop, UNITEC Auckland - 2004, Rowena Balos
Voice Intensive Workshop, Toi Whakaari, NZ - 2004, Rowena Balos
Singing Training, NZ - 2003, Evelyn Hatfield
Giving Voice Conference, Aberystwyth, Wales - 1999
Bachelor of Performing Arts - Acting Major - 1997, Toi Whakaari, New Zealand Drama School
Singing Training NZ - 1997, Laughton Patrick
Acting Workshop, Stage 1 & 2, Auckland - 1996, Raymond Hawthorne
Acting & Text Analysis, NY - 1995
Theatre Sports Workshop, Performing Arts School, Auckland NZ - 1994
Acting For Film Workshop - 1993
Method Acting - 1993, Stan Wolfgram