Shaquille Stirling



Auckland, New Zealand


194 cm

Age Range




Career Highlights

The Sounds
Shaftsbury Films/SPP
Role: Lucas Elliot
Producer: Mark Beesley
Director: Mark Beesley

Shaquille is a graduate of Toi Whakaari: New Zealand Drama School. While studying he was cast in a number of stage and screen productions including lead roles in theatre show Pyramus and Thisby and short film Mise-En-Scene. Since graduating, Shaquille has appeared in television series such as Shortland Street and most recently The Sounds.

Short Film.

2017Mise-En-SceneIrving (Lead)Toi Whakaari NZ Drama School
Dir. Vaughan Slinn
2017NaturaMythical Beast (Supporting / Motion Capture role)Massey University- Creative Media Productions
Dir. Luke Strawbridge
2015Bright LightsKurt (Lead)NZ Broadcasting School
Dir. Sam Tattersfield

Feature Film.

2015The ChangeoverMale NurseDir. Stuart Mckenzie, Miranda Harcourt


2021Shortland StreetTucker (Guest)South Pacific Pictures Ltd
Dir. Mia Blake
2020The SoundsLucas ElliotShaftsbury Films/SPP
Dir. Peter Stebbings
2019Shortland StreetMick Evans (Guest)Dir. Various


2017Antony and Cleopatra Guard (Ensemble)Toi Whakaari NZ Drama School
Dir. Chris Jannides
2017Pyramus and ThisbyPyramus (Lead)Toi Whakaari NZ Drama School
Dir. Chris Jannides
2016SolosApe Toi Whakaari
Dir. Tom Eason, Holly Chappell, Paddy Carroll
2016The Glass Menagerie Jim (Lead)Toi Whakaari NZ Drama School
Dir. Heather Timms
2015Duets - Thank YouTroyCourt Theatre Youth Company
Dir. Daniel Pengelley
2015Youth Reaction - GameplanRaymondCourt Theatre Youth Company
Dir. Melanie Camp


Australian Accent Coaching - Alexandra Whitham - 2018, Alexandra Whitham
Garth Davis Masterclass (Director) - 2018
Howard Fine Masterclass (Acting coach) - 2018
Self-taping Master Class with Tandi Wright - 2018
Workshop with Equity and Howard Fine - 2018
Casting Hothouse - 2017
Michael Chekhov Technique with Elena Stejko - 2017
NZ Stage Combat School Intensive - 2017, Alexander Holloway
PEM Workshop (Perdekamp Emotional Method) by Stephan Perdekamp - 2017
One on One "Planet of the Apes" Character Creation/Movement Workshop with Alan Henry (Actor/Weta Digital Stuntman/Performer) - 2016
Screen Training with Brita McVeigh (Acting Coach) - 2016
Screen Training with Cohen Holloway (Actor) - 2016
Screen Training with Miranda Harcourt (Acting Coach) - 2016
Training Bachelor of Performing Arts, Toi Whakaari - 2016
The Court Theatre Youth Company - 2015