Morgana O'Reilly

Profile

Location

Melbourne, Australia

Height

166 cm

Age Range

28–38

Ethnicity

NZ/European

Also Represented in

Australia

Career Highlights

Housebound - Escalator Film Project NZFC (FF)
Bunker Films Ltd
Role: Kylie Baxter
Producer/ Director: Luke Sharpe

Wentworth 7 - Television
Role: Narelle Stang
Producer: Freemantle Media
Director: Various

Below - Feature Film
Good Thing Productions
Role: Michelle
Director: Nick Batzias, Veronica Gleeson, Kate Neylon
Producer: Good Thing Productions

Mean Mums Season 1Television
South Pacific Pictures Ltd
Role: Jess
Producer: South Pacific Pictures
Director: Sue Woodfield

Neighbours Television
Network 10 Australia
Role: Naomi Canning

Awards.

2016Award of Excellence for Performance - Venus in Fur - Auckland Theatre Awards
2014Nominated Best Actress - Morgana O’Reilly (Housebound) - NZ Film Awards
2010Herald on Sunday Magazine - Winner - Best of 2010 - Hot Actress
2007Metro Best Of Auckland Awards - Winner - Best Emerging Actress

Feature Film.

2019BelowMichelle (Supporting)Good Thing Productions
Dir. Maziar Lahooti
2014HouseboundKylie Bucknell (Lead)Dir. Gerard Johnstone
2012Safe House (Telemovie)Carole (Lead)Dir. John Laing
2012We Feel FineKellyDir. Jeremy Dumble & Adam Luxton
2011Housebound - Escalator Film Project NZFCKylie Baxter (Lead)Bunker Films Ltd
Dir. Gerard Johnstone
2010My Wedding & Other SecretsOp Shop Bride (Support )Dir. Rosanne Liang

Telefeature Film.

2008Piece of my HeartJune (Support)Dir. Fiona Samuel

Short Film.

2007KnickersChloeDir. Emma Hinton
2006Bob Davis SuperheroGlenda48 Hour Film Festival
Dir. Daniel McQuillan
2006The Crumpet ThiefThiefDir. Daniel McQuillan

Television.

2019Mean Mums Season 1Jess (Lead)South Pacific Pictures Ltd
Dir. Mike Smith
2019Secret Bridesmaid's BusinessRachel AtwoodDir. Tori Garrett, Brendan Maher
2018Mean Mothers - PilotJess Greene (Lead)South Pacific Pictures
Dir. Mike Smith
2018Wentworth 7Narelle StangDir. Various
2017Offspring Season 7Midwife #1Dir. Peter Salmon
2016Wanted Series 2AmyMBZ Wanted
Dir. Sam Lingham
2013Little CityVariousDir. Amanda Brotchie
2013NeighboursNaomi Canning (Core)Network 10 (AU)
Dir. Various
2012Sunny Skies Nicky (Core)Subtext Ltd
Dir. Mike Smith
2012The Wild BunchNicky (Core)Dir. Mike Smith
2011Billy T James - TelefeatureLynn (Lead)Comedia Pictures/TVNZ
Dir. Peter Burger
2011Nothing TrivialAlison (Major Support)South Pacific Pictures Ltd
Dir. Various
2010Super City - TV3Tasha (Support)Dir. Taika Waititi
20081000 Apologies Series 1Various (Core cast)Great Southern Television/TVNZ
2007The Jacquie Brown DiariesALT GirlYoung Gifted and Brown
Dir. Gerard Johnstone
2003The Ben & Olivia Story - The Search for the TruthGreenstone Pictures/TV3
Dir. John Keir

Theatre.

2018Hand to GodJessicaDir. Gary Abrahams
2017A Street Car Named DesireStellaDir. Shane Bosher
2017AmadeusConstanze, Strack & Ensemble Dir. Oliver Driver
2015Christ Almighty - MelbourneThree Wise (wo)Men
2011Back Confetti WorkshopFloAuckland Theatre Company
Dir. Colin McColl
2011OthelloDesdemonaDir. Jesse Peach
2010The Height of the Eiffel Tower 13 characters Performed, Devised and Written by MorganaNew Zealand National Tour & New York Fringe Festival
Dir. Abigail Greenwood
2010ToysBarbieDir. Cameron Rhodes, Toby Leach
2010When The Rain Stops FallingGabriel York (Lead)Silo Theatre
Dir. Shane Bosher
2009The Height of the Eiffel TowerTerri Hulme (Lead)Dir. Morgana O'Reilly & Abigail Greenwood
2008Bare Lead WomanDir. Oliver Driver
2007BareLead WomanDir. Oliver Driver
2007The Ensemble ProjectVarious Lead RolesDir. Michael Hurst & Oliver Driver
2006Coram BoyMrs LynchDir. Jonathon Hendry
2006Last LaughsVenusScenes from 'Bare'
Dir. Michelle Hine, Heath Jones
2006Seeking OrdinaryAnnetteDir. Ros Gardner
2006The Laramie ProjectMarge Murray, Aaron Kreifels, Rebecca Hilliker, Various Dir. Roy Ward
2005Class ActOlivia/CracksScenes from 'Twelfth Night' & 'Cracks'
Dir. Michelle Hine & Heath Jones
2005Marat, SadeCoulmierDir. Jonathan Hendry
2005Three SistersMarshaDir. Milton Justice
2004Spinning TalesVariousDir. Ros Gardner
2003Daughters of HeavenPauline ParkerDir. Hillary Anderson
2003The Unforgiven HarvestMumDir. Hillary Anderson

Voice.

2017The Warehouse Voice
2014Turners/TV/12 months/NZZephyr
2010Power Rangers - Loop GroupPower Rangers Productions
2008Canteen- TV/Radio
2008Coke - Radio
2008Loop Group Power RangersLoop Group PerformerRanger Productions Ltd
2008McDonalds - TV
2008NZ Herald - Radio
2008NZ Herald Community Heroes- Radio

Training.

Casting Hothouse Sydney 2015 - 2015, Kerry Barden, Marisa Ross, Matt Skrobalak, Tom McSweeny
Fast Turn Around TV Workshop, South Pacific Pictures - 2006, John Callen
Bachelor of Performing & Screen Arts - Acting Major - 2004, UNITEC, Auckland, New Zealand
Outloud Theatre Company, Auckland NZ - 2000, Ros Gardner
Trinity College Speech & Drama, Auckland NZ - 1999
International Syllabus of Tap Dancing - 1991
Tap Training RSTD Syllabus - 1991