Rachel Nash
SELECT

HEIGHT:
173cm
HAIR:
brown
EYES:
brown

BACKGROUND
Rachel has had a long career in theatre and screen including a lead role in the TV series THE CULT. She has also taught drama for many years. Her more recent screen credits include the NZ tele-feature ABANDONED and the mini-series HILLARY. Rachel also appeared in 3 seasons of THE ALMIGHTY JOHNSONS.
YEAR PRODUCTION ROLE COMPANY/VENUE DIRECTOR

FILM
2009MATARIKIMidwifeFilmworksMichael Bennett
2007BE VERY AFRAIDJill PrattFriendly Films Ltd - SPPJonothan Cullinare
2007JINX SISTERMairieLarry JusticeAthina Tsoulis
2007THE MAP READEREvelynJohn DaviesHarold Brodie
1998LIFE CLASS - comedy Pilotlead 6pack ProductionsKevin J Wilson

TELEVISION
2018THE BROKENWOOD MYSTERIES 4SandraSouth Pacific PicturesMurray Keane
2015HILLARYInfant MistressGreat Southern TelevisionDanny Mulheron
2015ABANDONEDKarenMaking MoviesJohn Laing
2013THE ALMIGHTY JOHNSONS IIIIngridSouth Pacific PicturesVarious
2011THE ALMIGHTY JOHNSONS IIIngridSouth Pacific PicturesVarious
2010THE ALMIGHTY JOHNSONSIngridSouth Pacific PicturesVarious
2009THE CULTFrancess - core castGreat Southern TVvarious
2008THE PRETENDERTV ProducerGreat Southern TVJonathan Brough
2006OUTRAGEOUS FORTUNE IIAnne-MarieSouth Pacific Pictures NZvarious
2006SHORTLAND STREETPamela AshtonSouth Pacific Pictures NZvarious
2005SHORTLAND STREETPamela AshtonSouth Pacific Pictures NZvarious
2005ARE YOU READY - Civil DefenceMichelle Isola ProductionsSimon Rabe
2003SPIN DOCTORSEilene HainesCommedia PicturesTony Holden
2000MERCY PEAK - 3 EpsSueSouth Pacific Pictures NZ
2000SHORTLAND STREET - 20 EpsRhonda MeiklejohnSouth Pacific Pictures NZ
2000STREET LEGAL IICarolineScreen Works
1997LIFE CLASS - comedy PilotSusan 6Pack ProductionsKevin J Wilson
1996SHORTLAND STREET - 20 EpsPaula DoyleSouth Pacific Pictures NZ
1993SHORTLAND STREET Shelly the Pregnant WifeSouth Pacific Pictures NZ
1992SHORTLAND STREET PaulineSouth Pacific Pictures NZ

SHORT FILM
2003COCKLEWomanExile FilmeBrendan Donavan
2000ABSOLUTELY POSITIVELY RICHARDMaggie6pack ProductionsKevin J Wilson

THEATRE
2015ENLIGHTENMENTLiaAuckland Theatre CompanyAndrew Foster
2006OCEAN STARHelenAuckland Theatre CompanyRoy Ward
2005ACTORS LOUNGE - various PiecesTAPACPaul Gittens
2003THE SONG MAKER'S CHAIR
2001SECRET BRIDESMAID BUSINESSAngelaAuckland Theatre Company
1999FORESKINS LAMENTPatAuckland Theatre Company
1999SEX FIENDAnnaCentrepoint Theatre, Palmerston NorthMurray Lynch
1998SINBAD THE SAILORGrannieJustin Lewis
1996-8DUFFY IN SCHOOLSVariousShoulder to Shoulder
1995TAMING OF THE SHREWKaterinaCentrepoint Theatre, Palmerston North
1994APRIL IN PARISLead Centrepoint Theatre, Palmerston North
1994UNITED BROTHERSAdeline CoffinJustin Lewis
1993LUNATICS, CRIMINALS, ALIENS AND WOMENvarious
1992PACK OF GIRLSPamDuncan Smith
1992NUNSENSESr. Robert AnneDuncan Smith
1991THE ODD COUPLEMickCentrepoint Theatre, Palmerston NorthDuncan Smith
1991STEAMINGJosieCentrepoint Theatre, Palmerston NorthAlison Quigan
1991TEECHERSHobbyCentrepoint Theatre, Palmerston NorthAlison Quigan
1991LADIES NIGHTGlenda/ZoeCentrepoint Theatre, Palmerston NorthAlison Quigan
1991ME AND MY FRIENDJuliaCentrepoint Theatre, Palmerston NorthAlison Quigan
1990BLYTHE SPIRITElviraCentrepoint Theatre, Palmerston NorthJeff Kingsford Brown
1990AUNT DAISYChoruscentrepoint Theatre, Palmerston NorthSimon Bennett
1990TOM FOOLERYSingercentrepoint Theatre, Palmerston Northalison Quigan
1989STEEL MAGNOLIASShelbyCentrepoint Theatre, Palmerston NorthJeff Kingsford Brown
1989COVERBOYcentrepoint Theatre, Palmerston NorthChristina Asher
1989PRIVATE LIVESSybilCentrepoint Theatre, Palmerston NorthAlison Quigan
1989LES LIASONS DANGEUREUSESCecileCentrepoint Theatre, Palmerston NorthBarry Empson
1989MY SON TAHE LAWYER IS DROWNINGRainbowCentrepoint Theatre, Palmerston NorthDavid Cameron
1989SEX FIENDAnnaBats TheatreDuncan Smith
1988AFTER THE CRASHMaureenCentrepoint Theatre, Palmerston NorthAlison Quigan
1988SEX TIPS FOR MODERN GIRLSDotCentrepoint Theatre, Palmerston NorthAlison Quigan
1988HORTON HATCHES THE EGGvarious
1988KILLED - JULY 1916May DeanStephanie McKellar-Smith
1987A PLAY WITHOUT A TITLEMrs PrompterJohn Davies
1986SPEAK LOVEvariousTheatre Corporate, AucklandSylvia Rands
1986THE INVESTIGATIONvariousTheatre Corporate, AucklandGill Sutton
1986DESIRE CAUGHT BY THE TAILvariousTheatre Corporate, AucklandMicheal Husrt
1986TROJAN WOMENchorusSarah Pierce

NON-BROADCASTING
1995NZ POLICE FORCEReceptionistCommunicado NZ

WEB SERIES
2017AUCKWARD LOVE 3MarnieWe Three ProductionsEmmett Skilton

DIRECTING
1997Drama Teacher in ResidenceRangitahi College
1993Assistant TeacherTitirangi Private Kindergarton
19936 Week Drama CourseThe Cottage - Psychiatric Unit
19931 Term TeachingAmbury Park
1992Drama Classes for AdultsCentrepoint Theatre, Palmerston North
1992Abbey Theatre Senior Class PerfomanceDirector & Tutor
1991Drama Classes The Gifted Children's Association
1991Theatre Sports Workshops for Teenagers
1991Auckland Youth Theatre Holiday Programme
1990Drama Workshops at Secondary Schools in the Manawatu
1989Drama Workshops at Secondary Schools in the Manawatu
1988Puppetry Workshops
1988Auckland Youth Theatre Drama Tutor
1988Glenfield Centre Drama Tutor
1987Lake Alice Artist's Residency - Puppet Theatre
1984-6Assistant TeacherTitirangi Private Kindergarton
1984Assistant TeacherFrancis Elliot Centre for IHC

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TRAINING
Workshops in:- Mask, Farce, Film Technique, Theatresports and Playback Theatre.
Graduate of Theatre Corporate Drama School
2015 - CASTING HOTHOUSE - Matt Skrobalak, Marisa Ross, Kerry Barden, Nikki Barret & Stu Turner

RELEVANT SKILLS
DANCING, SING, TAP DANCE, PUPPETRY, HORSE RIDING, ACCENTS

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