Matthew Kereama

Profile

Location

Auckland, New Zealand

Height

183 cm

Age Range

22–25

Ethnicity

Maori

Career Highlights

Matthew is a stage and screen actor and singer who has excelled in the performing arts since he was in school. Throughout his career Matthew has performed in a range of theater shows. In 2016, Matthew was picked to be a part of the SGCNZ Young Shakespeare Company and traveled to London to study acting at the prestigious Globe Theater. His stage credits include major roles in Romeo and Juliet, Te Waka Huia, and Boys.

Awards.

2018Graham Allen Musical Theatre Award - University of Auckland
2016North Shore Performing Arts Society (NSPAS)
2015Rosmini Senior Performing Arts Cup
2015Winner - Best Actor and Best Director
2014Excellence in Direction Award
2014Senior Performing Arts Cup
2012Rosmini Junior Performing Arts Cup
2011North Shore Intermediate Schools Speech Competition - Winner
2010North Shore Intermediate Schools Speech Competition - Winner
2010Rosmini School Speech Cup
2009St Josephs Performing Arts Cup

Short Film.

2014Where’s Mum?James (Supporting Lead )Unitec
Dir. Dylan Pyle

Television.

2014Emme Lentino "Shine" Music VideoFeatured ExtraCommotion Limited
2008Lets Get InventingRoaster Toaster (Lead)Dir. Luke Nolan

Theatre.

2020Browns Bay Intermediate School Class of 05 ReunionMarcusAuckland Fringe Festival
Dir. Harriett Maire
2020Heatwave JerryDir. Grace Augustine
2019AnimalWoolDir. Arlo Green and Harriett Maire
2019Te Waka Huia Jack (Supporting Lead)Matariki Festival
Dir. Chris Molloy
2018Romeo and Juliet RomeoShakespeare in the Park
2018Te WakaBasement Theatre
Dir. Chris Molloy
2017BoysForeskin (Lead)Dir. Eleanor Bishop and Julia Croft
2017The Faustus Project Guest Lead Actor – Dr FaustusDir. Caleb Wells
2016The Taming of the ShrewGremioThe Globe, London, UK
2016The TempestMariner/Soloist/EnsemblePop-up Globe
Dir. Benjamin Henson
2016Tom SawyerAlfred TempleATC Selwyn Theatre
Dir. Margaret-Mary Hollins
2015BedVater, Headmaster, Agnes, Beer Society President (Core Cast)ATC's Next Big Thing festival
2015Breaker MorantMajor Thomas (Lead)Rosmini College
Dir. Rob Owens
2014Christmas GalaSenior VocalistOpera Factory
2014DNALee (Lead)Basement Theatre
Dir. Benjamin Henson
2014MacbethLennoxYoung Shakespeare Company
Dir. Jacque Drew
2009School Stage ProductionSpooktacular (Lead)Dir. Robert Letcher

Training.

Young Shakespeare Company - 2016, Shakespeare Globe Centre - London, UK
Excellence Endorsement Drama - 2015, NCEA Level 2
Passed Grade 8 in Classical Singing - 2015, Trinity College of London
NCEA Level 1 - Excellence Endorsement - 2014, Drama
Singing - Grade 7 Passed with Merit - 2014, Trinity College of London
Teen Audition Workshop - 2014, Linda McFetridge, Catch Casting
Passed Grade 6 in Singing with Merit - 2013, Trinity College of London