Robyn Paterson



Auckland, New Zealand


175 cm

Age Range




Career Highlights

Bachelor of Performing Arts - Acting Major

People's & Judges Choice Award for Wildcard Section - Second Place "Introducing Anna"
Short & Sweet Festival

The Almighty Johnsons - Series/TV3 (TVD)
South Pacific Pictures
Role: Angelicka

Shortland Street (TVD)
South Pacific Pictures
Role: Ursula Kruger

Paradise at the End of the World (FF)
GFC (Germany) Ltd
Role: Gas Station Attendant Director: Thomas Hezel
Producer: Frank Buchs, Carsten Kelber


2016The Edinburgh Reporter's Pick of the Fringe 2016
2016Winner - Best Monologue at the 2016 Edinburgh Fringe Festival
2014Winner - Best Female Newcomer at the Short and Sweet Festival in Sydney for The South Afreakins
2012Winner - Best Independent Theatre Company at the New Zealand Short and Sweet Theatre Festival for The South Afreakins
2011NZ Under 25 Playwright Competition -Third Place-Mooi River
2010People's & Judges Choice Award for Wildcard Section - Second Place "Introducing Anna" - Short & Sweet Festival

Feature Film.

2018Same but DifferentRachel (Lead)Dir. Nikki Si'ulepa
2010Curry MunchersLisa Robinson (Supporting)Dir. Cristobel Lobos
2009Paradise at the End of the WorldAmy (Support)GFC (Germany) Ltd
Dir. Thomas Hezel

Short Film.

2015Clay PigeonsLeadDir. Kieran Clark
2008Golden History (Lead)Dir. Alison Tubbs
2008Trash (Lead)Unitec Productions
Dir. John Callen
2006SheepMecedesMaddy Wong Productions
Dir. Maddy Wong


2013Anzac GirlsSister Lorna Rattray (Guest)AG TV Pty Limited Australia
2012Power Rangers Miss Snell (Guest)Power Rangers Productions Ltd
Dir. Various
2012The Blue RoseEleanor Peterson (Guest)South Pacific Pictures Limited
Dir. Various
2010Go GirlsDanni (Guest)South Pacific Pictures
Dir. Peter Burger
2010Shortland StreetUrsula Kruger (Support)South Pacific Pictures
Dir. Various
2010The Almighty Johnsons - Series/TV3Angelicka (Guest)South Pacific Pictures
Dir. Various
2001Shortland StreetMelissa ComrieSouth Pacific Pictures
Dir. Various


2017RanterstantrumLee (Lead)Dir. Vela Manusaute
2017The South AfreakinsLead (Lead)London VAULT Festival
2016Fallen AngelsJulia (Lead)Southfields Theatre Company
Dir. Jessica Swale
2016The South AfreakinsLead (Lead)The Edinburgh Fringe Festival
2015The Generation of ZFrosty/Link (Leads)Riverside Studios U.K
Dir. Michael Hurst
2014One Woman Show 'The South Afreakins' Written and Performed by Robyn Paterson
2013Little Shop of HorrorsSkip Snip (Supporting)Sydney Musical Society
Dir. Matt Cater
2011Six Degrees of Seperation Terri (Supporting)Auckland Theatre Company
Dir. Colin McColl
2010Introducing AnnaAnna (Lead)The Basement
Dir. Patricia Phelan
2010Introducing AnnaAnna (Solo Show (Written and performed by Robyn Paterson) )Short and Sweet Festival
Dir. Trish Phelan
2010The Sinful MonologuesLeiaDir. Thomas Sainsbury
2009Sit On ItJen (Lead)Auckland Theatre Company's Young and Hungry Festival
Dir. Ben Crowder
2008A Midsummer Night's DreamFrancis FluteUNITEC Productions
Dir. John Callen
2008I'm All But A MemoryLead Actor/ Designer/ WriterUNITEC Productions
Dir. Robyn Paterson
2007To Seek the Happy IslesSachaUNITEC Productions
Dir. Leo Gene Peters

Web Series.

2016Mangrove ScallopsMolly (Lead)Sundance Film Commission
Dir. Alex de Sousa


Screenwise Acting School - 2015, Sydney Australia
Leigh Pickford Acting for Screen Masterclass - 2013
Lyn Hegarty Audition and Screen Masterclass - 2013
Neighbourhood Playhouse School of Theatre-New York - 2011
Barefoot On-Screen Acting Clinic - 2010, Mike & Matt Dwyer
Faith Martin Day Seminar - 2009
Miranda Harcourt - Day Clinic - 2009
Terri De'Ath's American Accent Workshop (advanced level) - 2009
Fast Turnaround Television Workshop - South Pacific Pictures - 2007, John Callen
Bachelor of Performing Arts - Acting Major - 2006, UNITEC
On Screen Acting Workshop - 2006, South Seas Drama School
Acting Workshop TAPAC - 2005, Keren Green
Intensive Weekend Acting Workshop TAPAC - 2005, Keren LeClair-Green
Theatre Workshop - 2005
Theatre Workshop TAPAC - 2005, Jeanene Saveljouls