• SELECT
    HEIGHT:
    161cm
    HAIR:
    brown
    EYES:
    brown
  • Sean Rivera
    BACKGROUND
    Sean Dioneda Rivera is a Filipino-Pakeha second generation immigrant born and raised in Aotearoa small town- Tokoroa. Sean is a recent graduate of the acting programme at Toi Whakaari. As an actor Sean has worked with some of Aotearoa's most prolific Theatre practitioners: Jane Yonge, Anya Tate-Manning and Erina Daniels in Another Mammal, Tupua Tigafua in Ciggie Butts in the Sand and Jo Randerson in Clean-up in Aisle Three. Although Sean's career is just beginning, he has been featured in various short films, working with both emerging and established directors across the motu.

  • SHORT FILM
  • YEAR
  • PRODUCTION
  • ROLE
  • COMPANY/VENUE
  • DIRECTOR
  • 2021
  • ARE WE HAVING FUN YET?
  • Boyfriend 3
  • Kirana Gaeta
  • 2021
  • DUDE, WHERE'S MY HEART?
  • 48hrs
  • 2021
  • THE MAN IN ROOM 4
  • Connor
  • Florence Noble
  • 2020
  • I GET ALONG FINE
  • Haytham
  • Sean Rivera
  • 2020
  • ARO BEATS
  • Phyllis
  • Harrison Keefe
  • 2020
  • RED HERRING
  • 48hrs
  • 2020
  • BEST IN SHOW
  • Hamilton
  • Vaughan Slinn
  • 2019
  • GERS
  • Juan
  • Taylor John Snow

  • THEATRE
  • YEAR
  • PRODUCTION
  • ROLE
  • COMPANY/VENUE
  • DIRECTOR
  • 2021
  • ANOTHER MAMMAL
  • Wolf Ape
  • Jane Yonge
  • 2021
  • THE BOY AND HER PIANO
  • Boy
  • Murdoch Keane
  • 2021
  • YELLOW
  • Performer
  • Louise Jiang
  • 2021
  • CLEAN UP ON AISLE THREE
  • Lesley
  • Jo Randerson & Sepe Mua'au
  • 2021
  • CIGGIE BUTTS IN THE SAND
  • Dancer
  • Tupua Tigafua
  • 2021
  • THE SECOND BAKERY ATTACK
  • Wagner
  • Louise Jiang
  • 2021
  • A HIP-HOP MUSICAL
  • Andre Bambino
  • Harrison Keefe
  • 2020
  • WOMEN BEWARE WOMEN
  • Hippolito
  • Sara Brodie
  • 2020
  • ROMEO & JULIET
  • Mercutio
  • Tawhi Thomas & Anya Tate-Manning
  • 2019
  • ANGELS IN AMERICA
  • Louis Ironson
  • Heather Timms & Erina Daniels
  • 2019
  • SOME SORT OF BOY
  • Young David
  • Gypsy-Mae Harihona & Jacinta Crompton
  • 2018
  • ALMOST SOBER
  • Ethan
  • Keegan Bragg
  • 2018
  • TRASH! GLAM! DRAG! SLAM!
  • Sharonda
  • Brett Adams
  • 2018
  • DR FAUSTUS LIGHTS THE LIGHTS
  • Boy
  • Brett Adams
  • 2018
  • WELLINGTONIANS
  • Cam
  • Jacinta Crompton


  • TRAINING
  • 2021 - Bachelor of Performing and Screen Arts - Te Kura Toi Whakaari O Aotearoa
  • 2019 - Long Cloud Youth Theatre
  • 2019 - Theatre - Victoria University of Wellington
  • 2021 - Intimacy Workshop - Jennifer Ward-Lealand
  • 2021 - Acting Workshop - Miranda Harcourt
  • 2020 - Writing Lab - Ahi Karunaharan
  • 2020 - Intimacy Workshop - Sara Brodie
  • 2020 - Physical Theatre Workshop - Ross McCormack
  • 2020 - Standard American Accent Workshop - Mary MacDonald
  • 2019 - Actor in Imagination / Embodied Voice - Bert Van Dijk
  • 2019 - Acting Workshop - Brita McVeigh
  • 2019 - Actor as Player Workshop - Guy Langford
  • 2019 - Clowning Workshop - Thomas LaHood
  • 2019 - Actor in Action - Heather Timms
  • 2019 - Drag Queen Workshop - Robin Yablind
  • 2019 - Phonetic American Accent Workshop - Chantel Jefferies

  • RELEVANT SKILLS
  • SPORTS - Highly skilled swimming, hockey. Basic basketball, soccer, rugby, running.
  • DANCE - Basic contemporary, hip-hop, jazz, ballet.
  • LANGUAGES - Basic Tagolog
  • ACCENTS - Standard US, US (Southern), Mexican, Filipino, RP, Australian