Tom Knowles

Tom Knowles is a descendant of Rongowhakaata Iwi. He is a graduate of Toi Whakaari: The New Zealand Drama school and isa performer, writer and producer. Tom has toured extensively in theatres around New Zealand, North and South America and the UK. Tom's TV credits include The Brokenwood Mysteries; The Māori Sidesteps; and he starred in the Export beer advert which featured the award-winning song, I'm drinking it for you. Tom recently performed with the Modern Māori Quartet and regularly plays in multiple bands around New Zealand. Tom has travelled to London to intern on several West End musicals including We will Rock You and performed in Covent Garden with a 40 piece orchestra. Tom has played with and alongside many bands including Tahuna Breaks, The Dudes, Marty Casey, Open Souls, Dane Rumble, Elemeno P, Sola Rosa, The Checks and was part of the promotion band for Kiss, Alice Cooper, Ozzy Osbourne, Poison and Whitesnake.

Ethnicity
White
Height
188 cm
Hair
Brown
Eyes
Brown
Pronouns
he/him

Awards

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Film

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Television

2023
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- Today
The Brokenwood Mysteries 9
Timothy
South Pacific Pictures
Dir. Katie Wolfe
2020
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- Today
Hari With the Māori Sidesteps
Performer
The Māori Sidesteps Collective LTD
Dir. James McCaskill
2015
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- Today
The Brokenwood Mysteries 2
Timothy
South Pacific Pictures
Dir. Murray Keane

Theatre

2021
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- Today
Transmission
Grant Robertson
Aftermage Films
Dir. Miranda Harcourt & Stuart McKenzie
2020
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- Today
Modern Māori Quartet 'Garage Party'
Performer
The Wintergarden
Dir. Various
2020
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- Today
Cringe Worthy!
Randy Rogers
Taranaki Festival
Dir. Self Directed
2020
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- Today
Front Yard Festivals
Ensemble
Te Pou Theatre
Dir. Jarod Rawiri
2020
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- Today
Cringe Worthy!
Randy Rogers
Centrepoint Theatre
Dir. Self Directed
2019
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- Today
Cringe Worthy!
Randy Rogers
Circa Theatre
Dir. Self Directed
2019
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- Today
Second Unit - What Will You Do in the Shadows
Ensemble
Tawhiri
Dir. Stella Reid / Benjamin Henson / Andrew Foster
2018
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- Today
Seed (NZ Tour)
The Man
Who: Arts on Tour
Dir. Kerryn Palmer
2018
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- Today
Public Service Announcement
Simon Bridges
Bats Theatre
Dir. Isobel McKinnon
2017
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- Today
Saturday Night Fever
DJ Monty / Club Singer
Ben McDonald Productions
Dir. Lyndee-Jane Rutherford
2017
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- Today
Destivation Beehive 2017
Various
Circa Theatre
Dir. Lorde Parry & Pinky Agnew
2017
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- Today
Allergic to Love: Curse of the 80s
Tom
NZ, US, Mexico and Fiji Tour
Dir. Tom Knowles
2016
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- Today
Grease
Jonny Casino & Teen Angel
Ben MacDonald Productions
Dir. Lyndee-Jane Rutherford
2016
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- Today
Stag Weekend
Gary
Centrepoint Theatre
Dir. Jeff Kingsford-Brown
2016
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- Today
Hinepau
Pori/Kopu
Capital E
Dir. Jamie McCaskill
2015
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- Today
Litle Shop of Horrors
Various
Live Live Theatre
Dir. Oliver Driver
2014
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- Today
Mr Mcgee and the Biting Flea
Old Tom & Milton
Capitol E - NZ Tour
Dir. Dave Brown
2013
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- Today
Earthquakes in London
Daniel, Businessman, Youngman
Toi Whakaari
Dir.
2013
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- Today
Go Solo
Holy Hill
Toi Whakaari
Dir.
2012
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- Today
Dunsinane
MacDuff
Toi Whakaari
Dir.
2012
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- Today
The Last Days of Judas Iscariot
Judge Frank Littlefield
Toi Whakaari
Dir.
2012
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- Today
Aki
Self
Toi Whakaari
Dir.
2011
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- Today
The Taming of the Shrew
Petruchio
Toi Whakaari
Dir.

Musical Theatre

2021
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- Today
Once
Ensemble
Court Theatre
Dir. Mel Luckman
2020
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- Today
The Brief and Frightening Reign on Phil
Phil
New Zealand Festival of the Arts & The Royal National Theatre (UK)
Dir. Lyndsey Turner
2019
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- Today
We Will Rock You
Brit
Clarence St Theatre Trust
Dir. David Sidwell
2015
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- Today
Guys and Dolls
Brandy Bottle Bates/Ensemble
Auckland Theatre Company
Dir. Raymond Hawthorne
2013
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- Today
Footloose
Singer
Lower Hutt Musical Theatre
Dir.
2012
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- Today
Assassins
John Hinckley Jr
Toi Whakaari
Dir.
2009
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- Today
West Side Story
Chorus
MCT
Dir.
2009
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- Today
History Boys
Rudge
Boat House Theatre
Dir.
2008
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- Today
By Jeeves
Bertam Wooster
MCT
Dir.
2008
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- Today
Grease
Danny Zuko/Vince Fontaine
MCT
Dir.
2008
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- Today
Cats
Rum Tum Tugger
MCT
Dir.
2008
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- Today
Beauty and the Beast
Gaston
MCT
Dir.
2007
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- Today
Warchild
Lead Singer/Actor
MCT
Dir.
2007
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- Today
Daughters of Heaven
Lawyer
Boat House Theatre
Dir.
2006
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- Today
Rats
Rat Pack Leader
Marlbrough Technology Centre
Dir.
2006
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- Today
Bats
Cecil
Blenhiem Musical Theatre Rooms
Dir.
2006
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- Today
A Funny Thing Happened to Me on the Way to the Forum
Protean
Blenhiem Musical Theatre Rooms
Dir.
2006
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- Today
Johnny the Musical
Al
Marlbrough Technology Centre
Dir.
2005
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- Today
Back to the Eighties
Michael
MCT
Dir.
2004
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- Today
Fiddler on the Roof
Company
MCT
Dir.
2004
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- Today
Fiddler on the Roof
Company
MCT
Dir.
2001
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- Today
Children of Eden
Choir
MCT
Dir.
2000
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- Today
Journey
Lead
MCT
Dir.

Web series

2017
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- Today
Māori Side Steps 2
Pākehā Quicksteps
Māori TV
Dir. Jamie McCaskill
2016
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- Today
Māori Side Steps
Dale
Māori Television
Dir. Jamie McCaskill

Short Film

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Presenting

2017
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- Today
Press and Public Preview
MC
San Diego International Fringe Festival
Dir.

Voice

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TV Commercial

08/2023
R/O:
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Te Pūkenga - Mental Health
Learner
Clemenger BBDO
Dir.
02/2019
R/O:
2020
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Export Gold "Low Carb"
Hero
The Sweet Shop
Dir.Damien Shatford
06/2018
R/O:
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Countdown
Masterchef Boyfriend
Y&R NZ
Dir.Matt Kamen
04/2018
R/O:
2019
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American Express
Crib Dad
Cherokee Films
Dir.Lance Accord

Other

2020
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-Today
24 Hour Monologue Challenge
Actor
Centrepoint Theatre
Dir.
2010
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-Today
Aladdin (Dance Production)
The Prince Naveen
MCT
Dir.
2008
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-Today
Nicola and Jeremy
Choreographer
MCT
Dir.
2007
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-Today
Zombied
Choreographer
MTC
Dir.

Training

2013
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- Today
Internship in London's West End
2012
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- Today
Musical Theatre Singing
2012
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- Today
Voice for Film
2011
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- Today
Voice for Radio
Radio NZ
2011
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- Today
Vocals in Jazz
2011
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- Today
Casting Auditions Workshop
Tina Cleary
2010
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- Today
Vocals on Stage
2010
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- Today
Writing and Performing Rock Band Workshop

Skills

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