Michelle Blundell

Profile

Location

Auckland, New Zealand

Height

155 cm

Age Range

32–42

Ethnicity

European

Career Highlights

Over the past decade, Michelle has appeared in a series of notable stage and screen productions in New Zealand. In 2014, she starred as Louise Nicholas in the award-winning tele-feature Consent - The Louise Nicholas Story. Michelle has featured in popular Kiwi series Shortland Street, Go Girls, The Almighty Johnsons, and more recently The Brokenwood Mysteries. Her film credits include Apron Strings, I’m Not Harry Jensen and a lead role in short film Pelorus. Michelle has also worked extensively in theatre, her most recent stage credits include The Faith Healer directed by Paul Gittins

Short Film.

2017A Women’s Right to ShoesNaomiExit Films
Dir. Robyn Grace
2015PelorusCilla (Lead)Thick as Thieves
Dir. Alex Sutherland
2014SlipHelenHoney Bear Films
Dir. Michael Miller

Feature Film.

2009 I'm Not Harry Jenson WaitressDir. James Napier
2007Apron StringsStylistMaxim Films
Dir. James Napier

Television.

2020The Brokenwood Mysteries Season 7Danni (Guest)South Pacific Production
Dir. Various
2018Sidelines (pilot)AmandaDir. Pablo Araus
2014The Louise Nicholas StoryLouiseDesert Road
Dir. Rob Sarkies
2011Irirangi Bay (Telemovie)MaryEyeworks NZ Ltd
Dir. Awanui Simich-Pene
2011Shortland StreetHayley O'NeilSouth Pacific Pictures
Dir. Various
2010FeedbackArtistGreat Southeren Television
Dir. Matt Heath
2010Go Girls IIIThe ReporterSouth Pacific Pictures
Dir. John Laing
2010The Almighty JohnsonsFriggSouth Pacific Pictures
Dir. Murray Keane
2008Go GirlsReporterGo Girls
Dir. Various
2008Piece of My Heart (Telemovie)ElaineMF Films
Dir. Fiona Samuel

Presenter.

2003Coke Choice/The Playhouse/Playstation Hot 100Juice TV
2003Screen ShotSportsbrand Media NZTVNZ
Dir. Neill Torbit

Theatre.

2021Faith HealerGrace Hardy (Lead)Plumb Theatre
Dir. Paul Gittins
2018Pool (no water)Ellen MasonIllogical Limbs & Burrowed Time
Dir. Amber Liberte
2018Royal JellyPhoebeCo-Theatre Physical
Dir. Beth Kayes
2017Peter and the WolfNarratorSilo Theatre
Dir. Sophie Roberts
2016The Book of EverythingEliza (Lead)Silo Theatre
Dir. Sophie Roberts
2014Hauraki HorrorJaime RidgeThe Basement
Dir. Rachel House
2014The Blind Date Project HelenSilo Theatre
Dir. Tanya Goldberg
2013A Basement Christmas CarolTiny TimThe Basement
Dir. Sophie Roberts
2013The Guilt SnifferVariousTeam M&M
Dir. Mark Prebble
2013The Pitchfork DisneyHaley StrayThe Moving Theatre Company
Dir. Sophie Roberts
2012EigengrauRosePotent Pause Productions
Dir. Paul Gittins
2012MegachristmasBjörk The Basement
Dir. Simon Coleman
2012The Pantry ShelfWasabi PunchTeam M&M
Dir. Marion & Mark Prebble
2011I Heart CampingAnne/JessicaBats Theatre
Dir. Cameron Rhodes
2011Idiots 3DKifkaThe Basement
Dir. Aidee Walker and Dena Kennedy
2010I Heart CampingAnne/JessicaThe Basement
Dir. Cameron Rhodes
2009Christ AlmightyGabrielleThe Basement
Dir. Colin Moy
2009Holding the ManPhoebe & VariousSilo Theatre
Dir. Shane Bosher
2008BeastAnnaThe Basement
Dir. Thomas Sainsbury
2008The Reindeer MonologuesDancerThe Basement
Dir. Cameron Rhodes
2007Ensemble Project AK07VariousSilo Theatre
Dir. Oliver Driver
2007The CrucibleBettyAuckland Theatre Company
Dir. Colin McColl
2007The Real ThingDebbieSilo Theatre
Dir. Shane Bosher
2007Tis a Pity She's a WhorePutanaSilo Theatre
Dir. Michael Hurst

Training.

Screen Acting & Naturalism with Miranda Harcourt - 2020
Rehearsal and Performance with Simon Bennett - 2018
Acting Masterclass with Miranda Harcourt - 2017
Four Elements Voice with Sylvia Rands - 2017, Four Elements Voice
The Rehearsal Room with Michael Duignan - 2017
Acting Masterclass with Sara Wiseman - 2016
The Rehearsal Room - Directors & Editors Guild of NZ - 2014
Acting Masterclass with Jessica Hobbs - 2013, Jessica Hobbs
Casting Hothouse NZ Actors Equity 2013 - 2013
McSweeney Newman Casting - Masterclass - 2013
The Actor's Body - 2013, Brita McVeigh
Bachelor of Performing and Screen Arts, Acting for Screen and Theatre - 2004