Ruby Lyon

Profile

Location

Auckland, New Zealand

Height

170 cm

Age Range

16–26

Ethnicity

NZ/European

Career Highlights

Shortland Street
Television
Role: Ashley Whitley
Director: Various

And So It Goes
Role: Audrey/Co-producer/Co-writer
Auckland Fringe

Apocalypse High
Theatre
Auckland Theatre Company Here and Now
Role: Glo

The Rocky Horror Show
Magenta
Hamilton Theatre Company

Hairspray (Theatre)
Hamilton Operatic Society
Role: Penny Lou Pingleton

The Prince
Short Film
Role: Nymph
Director: Gorjan Markovski

The Engagement Party
Short
Role: Sylvia
Director: Kathy McRae

Long Shots
Webseries
Role: Sarah
Director: Tom Augustine

Awards.

2017Waikato Young Singer
2014Head of Arts
2013Drama Honours
2013Music Honours
2013Overall Winner of High Achievers Award
20121st Duet Section
20122nd Place Chorus in New Zealand
2012Dance Honours
2012Group Performance Cup (Barbershop Quartet)
2012Lead of 7th Place Quartet in New Zealand
2012Music Honours
2012Nationals Performer
2012Ursula Bisely Vocal Cup
2011Dance Honours
2011Junior Vocal Cup
2011Music Honours
2010Music Honours
2009Excellence in Drama in Annual Opera
2007All Round Excellence Award
2006Hukanui Idol Winner

Short Film.

2015The Engagement PartySylviaThe Actors’ Program and Candlelit Pictures
Dir. Kathy McRae
2015The PrinceNymph Au Revoir, Shoshanna Productions
Dir. Gorjan Markovski

Television.

2017Shortland StreetAshley Whitley (Guest Cast)South Pacific Pictures
Dir. Various
2015Long ShotsSarah What’s Good Productions with Quixotic Films
Dir. Tom Augustine

Theatre.

2017And So It Goes Audrey/Co-producer/Co-writer Auckland Fringe
Dir. Jennifer Ward-Lealand
2017Apocalypse High GloAuckland Theatre Company Here and Now
2016FlapsMultiple characters Bits and Pieces Ensemble
2016Hot Water SusieClarence St Theatre
Dir. Matthew Walker
2016The Rocky Horror Show Magenta Hamilton Theatre Company
Dir. David Sidwell
2016The Tales of Nikolai Gogol SheClarence St Theatre
Dir. HGAF David Sidwell original
2015CentrepointSally Auckland Theatre Company
Dir. Andrew Foster
2015Love and InformationVariousThe Actors' Program and Last Tapes Theatre
Dir. Cameron Rhodes
2014Hamilton Gardens FestivalSoloistHamilton Operatic Society
2014Jesus Christ SuperstarSimon Zealot (Lead)Full House Theatre Company
2014RhinocerosMrs BoeufAuckland Theatre Company Summer School
Dir. Benjamin Henson
2014State New Zealand Swimming ChampsNational Anthem SingerSwimming Waikato
2014The Manhattan TaproomDiva (Lead)Waikato Diocesan
2014The Phantom of the Opera Meg GiryHOS
Dir. David Sidwell
2013HairsprayPenny Lou Pingleton (Lead )Hamilton Operatic Society
2013HummingbirdsCo-creator/ Co-coach/ Member of Acapella Pop Singing Group
2013Jesus Christ SuperstarSimonFull House Theatre
Dir. Nick Wilkinson
2013Jukebox Diner ConcertBetty Boop (Lead)Jukebox Diner
2013King LearCordeliaSheilah Winn Shakespeare Festival
2013The Laramie ProjectRulon Stacey (Lead)Waikato Diocesan
2012Forbidden BroadwayHamilton Operatic Society
2012Oliver!Charlotte/ DancerHamilton Operatic Society
2012The 53rd VictimRachel Brooke-Taylor (Lead)Waikato Diocesan
2012The Winter’s TaleSheilah Winn Shakespeare Festival
20112011 RevueSoloist Emerging Talent Trust
2011Christmas ParadeDancer Limelight Dance Academy (Margaret Fairhead’s School of Dance)
2011Richard IIIAnneSheilah Winn Student Directed
2011The Sound of MusicFrederickWaikato Diocesan
2011The Wizard of OzPeach Theatre
2011Under The Tree DancerLimelight Dance Academy (Margaret Fairhead’s School of Dance)
2010Carols Under The TreeSoloistHamilton Operatic
2010Christmas ParadeDancer Limelight Dance Academy (Margaret Fairhead’s School of Dance)
2010Hamilton Gardens Rosebowl Competition ConcertSoloist Hamilton Operatic Society
2010MacbethWitchSheilah Winn Student Directed
2010The Secret GardenMary (Lead)Hamilton Operatic Society
2010Under The TreeDancer Limelight Dance Academy (Margaret Fairhead’s School of Dance)
2009Guys and DollsAdelaide (Lead )Southwell School
2009Hamilton Gardens Festival Broadway On The BoardwalkSoloistHamilton Operatic Society

Voice.

2015Big Bad and Heavy Club NightGeorge FM
2015Le Noir – The Dark Side of CircGeorge Fm / More FM
2015Recycle Boutique George FM
2015Sutcliffes Jewellers George FM
2010The Secret GardenHOS

Web Series.

2016MegaflicksMusical Woman Dir. Thomas Sainsbury
2015Long Shots SarahWhat’s Good Productions with Quixotic Films
Dir. Tom Augustine

Training.

Christchurch International Musical Theatre Summer School (CIMTSS) Emerging Professionals - 2016
Margie Haber ‘Live the Life’ Interactive Session - 2016
Diploma in Acting from The Actors’ Program - 2015
Auckland Theatre Company Summer School - 2014
Film Acting and Audition Workshop - 2014, Andrea Kelland & Vicky Yiannoutsos
Summer School - Rhinoceros (Mrs Bouef) - 2014, Auckland Theatre Company
To be or not? A Guide to Auditoning, Linda McFetridge - 2013
Joel Hewlett A Chorus Line Workshop - 2012
Vocal Training - Glenese Blake / Julia Booth (Grade 5) - 2012
Jesse Peach Acting Workshop - 2011
Theory of Music (Grade 5) - 2011
Singing groups with Lynn Jamieson / Maria Colvin - 2010, Royal New Zealand Ballet Workshops
Southwell Choir with Francis Cowan - 2008
Stella Management Audition Workshop - 2006
Speech and Drama examinations (Grade 5) - 2004
Violin (Grade 4) - 2004
NZAMD Jazz Examinations (Elementary) - 2003
Grade / Vocational Ballet examinations (Grade 7, Advanced Foundation) - 2001