Darien Takle

Darien is an experienced actress/singer who has performed in New Zealand, Australia, United Kingdom, USA, and Hawaii. She writes and directs and has performed in alternative Theatre, Comedy, Musical Theatre, Opera and her own solo shows.

Ethnicity
White
Height
160 cm
Hair
Red
Eyes
Blue
Pronouns
she/her

Awards

NZ Film Awards
Best Performance in a Digital Feature
Christmas Dir. Greg King

Film

2008
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- Today
A Song of Good
June Eskelson
Headstrong
Dir. Greg King
2004
-
- Today
Deceit
Janel
Open Road Productions
Dir. John Sacret Young
2003
-
- Today
Christmas
Loma
Severe Features Limited
Dir. Greg King
1997
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- Today
The Ugly
Marge
Essential Films
Dir. Scott Reynolds
1994
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- Today
Heavenly Creatures
Miss Stewart
WingNut Films
Dir. Peter Jackson
1993
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- Today
Bread and Roses
Matron
Gaylene Preston Productions
Dir. Gaylene Preston
1984
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- Today
Second Time Lucky
Slapper
Eadenrock Ltd
Dir. Michael Anderson
1983
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- Today
The Lost Tribe
Slapper
Avatar Entertainment Group
Dir. John Laing
1972
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- Today
Gone up North for a While
Nurse
NZ National Film Unit
Dir. Paul Maunder
1959
-
- Today
Little Red Riding Hood
Red Riding Hood
Dir. Ruth Dillon

Television

2023
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- Today
Shortland Street
Janet Wicksteed
South Pacific Pictures
Dir. Scotty Cotter
2022
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- Today
My Life Is Murder
Jean
Greenstone Pictures
Dir. Various
2020
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- Today
Power Rangers: Dino Fury
Madame Indigo
Power Rangers Productions Ltd
Dir.
2017
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- Today
800 Words
Valerie
South Pacific Pictures
Dir. Various
2015
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- Today
Hillary
Remuera Woman
Great Southern Television
Dir. Danny Mulheron
2014
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- Today
Shortland Street
Charlotte Sadler
South Pacific Pictures
Dir. Various
2008
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- Today
Burying Brian
Danya Williams
Eyeworks
Dir. Various
2003
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- Today
Shortland Street
Babs Albright
South Pacific Pictures
Dir. Various
2002
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- Today
Mercy Peak
Caroline
South Pacific Pictures
Dir. Ian Mune
1994
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- Today
Marlin Bay
Darcy Mason
South Pacific Pictures
Dir. Chris Bailey
1994
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- Today
Erebus-the Aftermath
Myra Davis
Dir.
1993
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- Today
Typhoons People
Felicity Gladstone
Gibson Group
Dir. Yvonne Mackay
1985
-
1986
- Today
Possession
Louise Carpenter
Grundys Australia
Dir. Various
1983
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- Today
Kaleidoscope: Wings Over Water
Solo
TVNZ
Dir.
1982
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- Today
Kaeldoscope: Darien Takle Sings Brecht
Solo
TVNZ
Dir.
1981
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1982
- Today
12 Bar Rhythm N Shoes
Singer, Dancer
TVNZ
Dir.
-
- Today
Hudson and Halls
Guest Singer
TVNZ
Dir.
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- Today
Give Us a Clue
Guest Celebrity
TVNZ
Dir.
-
- Today
Stars on Sunday
Reader
TVNZ
Dir.

Theatre

2021
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- Today
Winding Up
Gen
Centrepoint Theatre / Court Theatre
Dir. Kate Louise Elliott
2017
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- Today
Hen's Teeth
Darien
Circa Theatre
Dir.
2016
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- Today
You Can Always Hand Them Back
Honey
Auckland Theatre Company
Dir. Janice Finn
2015
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- Today
Lysistrata
Stratalis
Auckland Theatre Company
Dir. Michael Hurst
2014
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- Today
The Pink Hammer
Louise
Centrepoint Theatre
Dir. Conrad Newport
2013
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- Today
The Women
Mrs. Morehead, Maggie, Countess de Lage
The Court Theatre
Dir. Ross Gumbley
2012
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- Today
The Birthday Party
Meg
Potent Pause
Dir. Raymond Hawthorne
2012
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- Today
A Shortcut to Happiness
Janet
Auckland Theatre Company
Dir. Alison Quigan
2011
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- Today
Four Flat Whites in Italy
Alison
Circa Theatre
Dir. Ross Jolly
2011
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- Today
Midnight in Moscow
June
The Court Theatre
Dir. Ross Gumbley
2010
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- Today
Mary Stuart
Jane Kennedy
Circa Theatre
Dir. Ross Jolly
2009
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- Today
Happy Coupling
Centrepoint Theatre
Dir.
2008
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- Today
Who Wants to Be 100?
Fortune Theatre
Dir.
-
- Today
Gyspy
The Court Theatre
Dir. Elric Hooper
-
- Today
Darien Takle Sings Brecht
Solo show
Dairen Takle
Dir.
-
- Today
Little Night Music
Petra
Mercury Theatre Company
Dir.
-
- Today
Hamlet
Gertrude
Mercury Theatre Company
Dir.
-
- Today
Henry V
Kate
Mercury Theatre Company
Dir.
-
- Today
Sound of Music
Maria
Mercury Theatre Company
Dir.
-
- Today
Fiddler on the Roon
Hode
Mercury Theatre Company
Dir.
-
- Today
King Lear
Cordelia
Mercury Theatre Company
Dir.
-
- Today
Mephostopheles
Faustus
Mercury Theatre Company
Dir.
-
- Today
Daughters of Heaven
The Court Theatre
Dir. Elric Hooper
-
- Today
Travesties
Gwendolen
Mercury Theatre Company
Dir.
-
- Today
Wizard of Oz
Dorthy Gale
Mercury Theatre Company
Dir.
-
- Today
You Can't Take it With You
Reba
Mercury Theatre Company
Dir.
-
- Today
Jaques Brel Is Alive and Will and Living in Paris
Singer
Mercury Theatre Company
Dir.
-
- Today
Into the Woods
The Witch
Watershed Theatre
Dir.
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- Today
Taming of the Shrew
Bianca
Mercury Theatre Company
Dir.
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- Today
Kiss Me Kate
Lois
Mercury Theatre Company
Dir.
-
- Today
Les Miserables
Fantine
Cameron McIntosh Productions Melbourne
Dir.
-
- Today
Evita
Eva Peron
NZ / Hawaii
Dir.
-
- Today
Piaf
Edith Piaf
Theatre Corporate
Dir. Raymond Hawthorne

Musical Theatre

-
- Today
Cabaret
Sally Bowles
Mercury Theatre Company
Dir.

Web series

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Short Film

2009
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- Today
The Road Out of Town
Constable June Weppet
Dir.
2008
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- Today
Ex Libris
Librarian
Dir. Oliver Page
2007
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- Today
Sweet As
Mother
Dir.
2006
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- Today
Pure
Mother
Dir.
2000
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- Today
Donuts for Breakfast
Mrs Spratt
Dir. Felicity Morgan-Rhind
1999
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- Today
Sci Fi Betty
Tempest Storm
Dir. Gillian Ashurst

Presenting

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Voice

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TV Commercial

06/2023
R/O:
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Chorus
Pensioner
Finch
Dir.The Bobsey Twins

Other

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Training

-
- Today
Performing Arts Degree
Toi Whakaari
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- Today
Diploma on Fine Arts
Elam Art School, Auckland University
-
- Today
Celta Diploma and Tesol
Unitec

Skills

Sports
Cycling
Sports
Swim (competent in water)
Sports
Water Skiing
Other
Yoga
Sports
Swimming
Dance
Ballroom
Dance
Contemporary
Instruments
Guitar
Instruments
Piano
Instruments
Ukelele
Singing
Alto
Singing
Mezzo-Soprano
Singing
Soprano
Accents
American (Standard)
Accents
Australian
Accents
English (RP)
Accents
French (Accent)
Accents
German (Accent)
Dance
Irish
Accents
Russian (Accent)
Accents
Scottish
Accents
South African
Accents
Cockney
Accents
Liverpool
Other
Stage Combat
Licences
Car

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