Lydia Buckley

Lydia grew up in Wellington where she studied Theatre at Victoria University. She performed on many stages in both Wellington and Australia, before moving to Auckland to start her career in screen acting. She has landed roles in the Danish/Kiwi TV drama Straight Forward and as Talia Fraser on Shortland Street. She has toured Aotearoa and Australia with Pop Up Globe, and won ‘Best Play’ for Manless a comedy show she wrote for the Short and Sweet Festival in 2018.

Ethnicity
White
Height
171 cm
Hair
Red
Eyes
Green
Pronouns
she/her

Awards

2019
Dunedin Theatre Awards
Outstanding Visiting Production
2018
Judges Choice Award
Manless Memet' Best Play - Short + Sweet

Film

2018
-
- Today
Straight Forward
Bank Teller
Straight Forward Productions
Dir. Ric Pellizzeri

Television

2021
-
2023
- Today
Shortland Street
Talia Fraser
South Pacific Pictures
Dir. Various
2015
-
- Today
Reggie's Case Files
Samantha
Dir. Jonathan Ashley-Harris
2014
-
- Today
The Floppy Disk Generation
Lydia
Dir. Stella Reid

Theatre

2019
-
- Today
Measure for Measure
Julietta
Pop Up Globe (NZ Tour)
Dir. Miles Gregory
2019
-
- Today
Hamlet
Player, Ensemble
Pop Up Globe (NZ Tour)
Dir. David Lawrence
2015
-
- Today
Wings
Mo
Bats Theatre
Dir. Tabitha Arthur
2015
-
- Today
Dead Men's Wars
Helen
Canberra / Bats Theatre
Dir. Brett Adam
2015
-
- Today
Medea
Fate 3
Whitirea Theatre
Dir. Brett Adam
2015
-
- Today
Grand Opening
Ghost Ballerina
Barbarian Productions
Dir. Jo Randerson
2014
-
- Today
Two Noble Kinsman
Various
Victoria University
Dir. Lori Leigh
2014
-
- Today
Lost Cause
Chorus
Whitirea Theatre
Dir. Stella Reid
2014
-
- Today
Bus Ticket
Sophie
Moving On
Dir. Bop Murdoch / Lily Della Porta
2014
-
- Today
Wild Man
Xiang-Mei
Victoria University
Dir. Megan Evans
2012
-
- Today
Rageface
Madrugada
Gryphon Theatre
Dir. Adam Brown / Andrew Clarke

Musical Theatre

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Web series

2016
-
- Today
Awkward Love
Supporting Role
We Three Productions
Dir. Emmett Skilton

Short Film

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Presenting

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Voice

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TV Commercial

10/2023
R/O:
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TAB - "Melbourne Cup 2023"
Supermarket Woman
JetBlack
Dir.Andy Morton
11/2020
R/O:
2022
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Powershop
Maia
Assembly LTD
Dir.Damon Duncan
05/2013
R/O:
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Verizon Wireless
Extra
Exit Films
Dir.

Other

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Training

2019
-
- Today
Screen Acting Workshop
Andrea Kelland
2017
-
- Today
Acting Technique
Peter Feeney
2016
-
- Today
Acting
Kacie Stetson Studio
2016
-
- Today
Acting
Miranda Harcourt
2016
-
- Today
American Accent
Jacque Drew
2014
-
- Today
Improv - Playshop
Lori Leigh / Daniel Pengally
2014
-
2015
- Today
Clown
Thomas LaHood
2014
-
- Today
Verse
Lori Leigh
2014
-
- Today
Lecoq Neutrality
Stella Ried
2013
-
2014
- Today
Suzuki Methods, Noh, Peking Opera
Megan Evans / Maggie White
2013
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2014
- Today
Long Cloud Youth Theatre
Stella Reid / Brett Adam
-
- Today
BA in Theatre and English Literature
Victoria University of Wellington

Skills

Sports
Soccer
Sports
Swim (competent in water)
Other
Yoga
Accents
American (Standard)
Accents
Australian
Accents
Irish (accent)
Accents
English (RP)
Accents
Estuary
Circus
Acrobatics
Licences
Car

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