Mia Blake

Profile

Location

Queenstown, New Zealand

Height

172 cm

Age Range

34–44

Ethnicity

NZ/Tongan

Career Highlights

Qantas TV & Film Awards Nomination - Performance in a Short Film - This Is Her
Chapman Tripp Theatre Award Winner - Actress of the Year - Bash
New Zealand Screen Awards Winner - Best Performance by an Actress in a Support Role - No.2

No. 2 (FF) No. 2 Productions
Role: Charlene Director: Toa Fraser Producer: Philippa Campbell

Angels in America (Theatre)
Silo Theatre
Role: Angel Director: Shane Bosher

The Book Of Everything (Theatre)
Silo Theatre
Role: Mother

Harry (TVD)
Desert Road
Role: Ms. Amanaki Director: Chris Dudman

The Tattooist (FF)
Eyeworks Touchdown
Role: Sina Director: Peter Burger
Producer: Robin Scholes

My Own Darling (Theatre)
Auckland Theatre Company
Role: Director of production Director: Mia Blake (Writer: Grace Smith)

Awards.

2008Qantas TV & Film Awards Nomination - Performance in a Short Film - This Is Her
2006New Zealand Screen Awards Winner - Best Performance by an Actress in a Support Role - No.2
2005Chapman Tripp Theatre Award Winner - Actress of the Year - Bash

Feature Film.

20156 DaysBetty
Dir. Toa Fraser
2009Hopes and Dreams of Gazza SnellNurse (Support)Hopes & Dreams Ltd
2006The TattooistSina (Lead )Eyeworks Touchdown
Dir. Peter Burger
2005No. 2Charlene (Lead )No. 2 Productions
Dir. Toa Fraser
2005StringerInterrogator (Support )Stringer Films
Dir. Steve Morrison
2003Without a PaddleGiselle (Support )Paramount Pictures/Viacom/USA
Dir. Steven Brill
2002FractureDenise (Support)New Zealand Film Commission
Dir. Larry Parr
1998HopelessMaryann (Lead )New Zealand Film Commission
Dir. Stephen Hickey

Short Film.

2009IsoscelesJulie Cine del Mar/Tool Shed Productions
Dir. Anton Steel
2007This Is HerEvie (Lead )Passenger Films
Dir. Katie Wolfe
2006Cinema ParodiesEva (Lead )48 Hour Film Festival
Dir. Helena Brooks

Television.

2012Golden Elaine (Guest)South Pacific Pictures
Dir. Katie Wolfe
2012Auckland DazeMia Amway (Guest)Brown Sugar Apple Grunt Productions
Dir. Keil McNaughton
2012HarryMs. AmanakiDesert Road
Dir. Chris Dudman
2008The Table PlaysAmyIndependance Day - First Hand Prods Ltd
Dir. Anna Marbrook
2007The Millen Baird Show Series 1Various (Lead/Core)Great Southern Television
2004Secret Agent Men Series 2Misty Rains (Guest )Greenstone Pictures
2002The Tribe Series 5Ginny (Regular Recurring)Cloud 9 Screen Entertainment
2000Love Bites Series 1Maryanne (Lead/Core)Kahukura Productions

Theatre.

2017A Streetcar Named DesireBlanche (Lead)
2017Spirit House Sonia (Lead)
2015My Own DarlingDirector of productionAuckland Theatre Company
Dir. Mia Blake (Writer: Grace Taylor)
2015The Book Of EverythingMother (Lead)Silo Theatre
2014Pure and Deep (Lead)Toa Fraser
2014Angels in AmericaAngelSilo Theatre
Dir. Shane Bosher
2013White Rabbit, Red RabbitSilo Theatre
Dir. Nassim Soleimanpour
2012Private LivesAmanda PrynneSilo Theatre
Dir. Shane Bosher
2011TartuffeDoreenSilo Theatre
Dir. Shane Bosher
2009LootFay (Lead)Silo Theatre, Auckland, NZ
Dir. Shane Bosher and Michael Hurst
2007The CutGita/MinaSilo Theatre, Auckland, NZ
Dir. Jonathon Hendry
2007The Dentist's ChairRuth & TillieIndian Ink Theatre Company, North Island & Auckland, NZ
2006The Holy Sinner (Lead)New Zealand International Arts Festival, Wellington, NZ
Dir. Mike Mizrahi
2005BashWomanCirca Theatre, Wellington, NZ
Dir. Shane Bosher
2005The WomenJane/Euphie/Crystal AllenDownstage Theatre, Wellington - Town Hall, Auckland, NZ
Dir. Katie Wolfe
2005Badjelly the WitchRoseSilo Theatre, Auckland, NZ
Dir. Ben Crowder
2004The WomenJane/Euphie/Crystal AllenSilo Theatre, Auckland, NZ
Dir. Katie Wolfe
2004Romeo and JulietJulietDownstage Theatre, Wellington, NZ
Dir. Miranda Harcourt
2004BashWomenSilo Theatre, Auckland, NZ
Dir. Shane Bosher
2004Talented Mr RipleyMarge SherwoodAuckland Theatre Company, NZ
Dir. Oliver Driver
2003Unidentified Human Remains & the True Nature of LoveBenitaSilo Theatre, Auckland, NZ
Dir. Colin Mitchell
2003The GraduateTina TasslesAuckland Theatre Company, NZ
Dir. Simon Prast
2002Play 2CherryAuckland Theatre Company 2econd Unit, NZ
Dir. Oliver Driver
1999Twelfth NightOliviaVictoria University, Wellington, NZ
Dir. Larry Rew
1998The Merchant of VenicePortiaVictoria University, Wellington, NZ
Dir. Kathi George & Mark DaVanzo
1996Don't Call Me BroDawnieBATS Theatre, Wellington, NZ
Dir. Mario Hohaia

Voice.

2016Bank Direct IVRASB Group
2015ASBSaatchi & Saatchi
2014CadburyDDB/Silk
2014Bank Direct//ASB Limited Interactive Voice Response Telephone Performance
2014Path of Exile: Forsaken MastersZana, Master CartographerGrinding Gear Games
2014Whitcoulls
2014Path of Exile: Forsaken MastersTora, Master of the HuntGrinding Gear Games
2013Cruiseabout (Flight Centre)/On air life usually 1 x week Images & Sound
2011Auckland City Council - Radio
2011Nissan - TV
2010Kumfs - Internal Use only
2010Air New Zealand - Instore
2010Wildbean Cafe - Radio
2010Womans Day - TV
2010Baileys - TV
2010Stewart Dawsons - TV
2010Aunt Bettys - Cinema
2009Voice of Milestone Homes
2009Nintendo - TV
2009Listerine - Radio
2008Glassons - Radio
2008Teach NZ - Radio
2008New World - TV/Radio
2008NZ Herald Whitcoulls - Radio
2008McDonalds - TV
2007NZ Herald - Radio
2007McCafe - TV
2007Berocca - TV
2007Sky TV - Radio
2007Voice of Sky Channel Vibe - TV
2006Leggos - Radio
2006Air New Zealand - TV
2006Xtra - TV/Radio
2006Telecom Flexi/018 - Radio
2006TVNZ - Radio
2006The Warehouse - TV
2006Voice of Bank Direct - TV/IVR
2006Waikato University - Radio
2006Hallensteins - Radio
2006Westpac - Radio
2006Coca Cola - Radio
2006Telecom - TV/Radio
2006Bluebird - TV
2006KFC - Radio
2005Val Morgan - Cinema
2005Hallensteins - Radio
2005Glassons - Radio
2005Voice of Radfords Furniture - TV/Radio
2003LTSA - TV
2003Lotto - TV

Training.

Audition Technique & Script Interpretation - 2006, Acting & Auditioning in America Workshop - Tom McSweeney
Audition Workshop Technique & Masterclasses - 2003, Terri De'Ath
Bachelor of English Literature; Theatre & Film - 1997, Victoria University of Wellington, NZ