Nomi Cohen



Auckland, New Zealand


163 cm

Age Range




Career Highlights

Nomi graduated from the National Academy of Singing and Performing Art in 2012, and the Auckland Actor’s Programme the following year. Since graduating, Nomi has been involved in a number of stage productions, both as an actor and behind-the-scenes. Her notable stage acting credits include Chicago, Lysistrata, Legally Blonde and Much Ado About Nothing. Nomi is the co-founder of Christchurch-based musical theatre company Blackboard Theatre Collective, working as a producer, writer, actor and director. She has also worked in television production on shows such as Jono and Ben and What Now.


2018Best Choreography for Manukau Performing Art's In the Heights
2015Short & Sweet Cabaret - Best Performer, Judges Choice and Peoples' Choice

Film Film.

2021InterstateJade (Supporting)TCS NZ Productions 1 Ltd
Dir. Damien Power


2017How to DadAmerican off camera director (Voiceover)
2017Jono and BenVariousMediaworks
2017Only in AotearoaVarious (Guest)Kura Productions Ltd
Dir. Various


2020Jersey BoysFrancine Valli/EnsembleDir. Stephen Robertson
2019Felix the Fearless DogScritch/ButtercupThe Blue Baths Rotorua
Dir. Darlene Mohekey
2018Buttercup's Big BreakButtercupThe Blue Baths Rotorua
Dir. Darlene Mohekey
2018Catch Me If You Can - The MusicalBrendaBlackboard Theatre Collective
Dir. Jeremy Hinman
2018Jesus Christ SuperstarFemale ApostleCourt Theatre
2017ChicagoRoxie (Lead)The Court Theatre
Dir. Stephen Robertson
2016Hungover LaurenThe Basement Theatre
Dir. Hamish McGregor
2016Legally BlondeSerena The Court Theatre
Dir. Stephen Robertson
2015LysistrataGorgoAuckland Theatre Company
Dir. Michael Hurst
2015TwistedUrsula and various chorusDionysus
Dir. Adam Spedding
2014Comedy CaberetRosie (Lead)The Bluebaths - Rotorua
Dir. Rima Te Wiata
2014Ghastly-Dash GrimJacette (Lead)Fractious Tash
Dir. Ben Henson
2014Hubbub VariousBasement Theatre
Dir. Cherie Moore
2014Perform! VariousEducational Musicals - Touring Children Show - New Zealand
Dir. Simon Goudie
2012Beauty & the BeastSilly Girl/Chorus DancerNASDA
Dir. Stephen Robertson
2012Much Ado About NothingBoyThe Court Theatre
Dir. Ross Gumbly
2011Cats (Chorus)NASDA
Dir. Stephen Robertson
2011Mother CourageMother CourageNASDA
Dir. Tony McCaffrey
2011The Music ManMaud DunlopNASDA
Dir. Stephanie McKeller-Smith & Angela Johnson


Self-tape Masterclass with Tandi Wright - 2018
Barefoot Casting Audition Workshop - 2017
Self-Tape Master class with Tandi Wright - 2017, Tandi Wright
Tom Mcsweeney Workshop - 2017, Mcsweeney Newman Casting
Alumni Scene group - 2016, Sara Wiseman
The Actor's Program - TAPAC - 2013
Bachelor of Performing Arts - NASDA - 2010
Anna Lee School of Dance (Jazz, Hip Hop, Ballet) - 2008, Kirstie Bell
Bristow Knights School of Dance (Jazz, Ballet, Hip Hop, Contemporary) - 2006, Kirstie Bell & Brigitte Knight