Phoenix Cross

Profile

Location

Hamilton, New Zealand

Height

157 cm

Age Range

21–27

Ethnicity

Maori

Also Represented in

Australia & United States of America

Career Highlights

Phoenix is a young New Zealand actress who has recently burst into the limelight. She has landed a succession of lead roles across the Kiwi film sector, appearing as the leading lady in short films such as GIRL, Avalanche and New Zealand Film Commision Kokako. On the big screen she has starred in 13 Days to Midnight, Buzz Cut and Baelin’s Route, which was created by the wildly popular comedians at Viva La Dirt League. Phoenix made her television debut in 2020 as Awa in Māori drama series in Ahikāroa. This is just the beginning for this rising star.

Film Film.

2021Baelin's RouteWillow (Lead)Viva La Dirt League
Dir. Alan Morrison & Adam King
2021Buzz CutJemma (Lead)Jaffo Films
Dir. Martin Renner
202013 Days to MidnightOphelia James (Lead)Harris Entertainment Group
Dir. Flynn Harris
2019Neila Mule Black Widow Films (US)
Dir. Fred Potta
2019True NatureLeigh (Lead)Jimagine Video Productions
Dir. Jimi Colzato
2018She's Not For MeCasey (Lead)Wintec
Dir. Rye Inglis

Short Film.

2021KokakoAshley (Lead)Dir. Doug Brooks
2019AvalancheAthena (Lead)Phoenix Cross Productions
Dir. Phoenix Cross
2019Faster Than A Viper's StrikeHaven (Lead)Jimagine Video Productions
Dir. Jimi Colzato
2019GIRLJess (Lead)University of Auckland
Dir. Xiruo Chen
2019PantherCharlotteCentennial Studios
Dir. Adam Curlewis
2019Play MeKim (Lead)Jimi Colzato
Dir. Bay of Plenty Film
2019ReunionBay of Plenty Film
Dir. Jimi Colzato
2019She's WaitingRachel (Lead)SAE Institute
Dir. Logan McPheat
2018Once More With MuchnessAlice (Lead)Twinkling Bat Films
Dir. Rose McMahon
2018PressureMandy (Lead)Bay Of Plenty Film
Dir. Annemarie Lawler
2017Last CardAbigailLeeky Films
Dir. Jonah Dearden
2017R. FlowersGideon VS The WorldWintec
Dir. Mikael Bowen
2016Affliction Inc.Ana Nervosa (Lead)Fraser
Dir. Cleo Vernon

Television.

2020Ahikaroa AwaKura Productions
Dir. Kiel McNaughton & Hanelle Harris
2019God We Were IdiotsCatherine (Lead)Harris Entertainment Group
Dir. Flynn Harris

Theatre.

2018The Tragedy of CordeliaCordelia (Lead)Small Dynamite
Dir. Stephen Henderson

Web Series.

2019Flatmate WantedSofieBig Picture Minor Deets
Dir. Lux Taylor
2019Phoenix FlatAll Characters (Lead)Phoenix Cross Productions
Dir. Phoenix Cross

Training.

Lisa Robertson Studio - Masterclass with Lisa Robertson - 2020
The Actor's Lab - Peter Feeny - Self Tape Online Class - 2020
The Actor's Station - Les Chantery Livestream - 2020
Howard Fine Acting Studio - Masterclass - 2019
Liz Mullane Casting Workshop - 2019
Rachel Bullock Casting - 2019
Shearer's Music Works - 2019
Trinity College - Jennifer Ward Lealand Workshops - 2018
Barefoot Casting - Mike and Matt Dwyer - 2017
Michael Saccente - 2017
Dury Lane Company - 2015
The Auckland Performing Arts Centre - Acting for Screen Class - 2015