Jimi Bani

Jimi Bani

Television

BLUE WATER EMPIRE
Role: Kebisu, Dupa and WIlliam Baira. Lonestar Productions/ABC
BLACK COMEDY
Series 2 Role: Regg (Angry Wife) & Uncle Jimmy (Talking Guys) Scarlett Pictures/ ABC
READY FOR THIS
Role: Nat Brockman. Dir: Daina Reid. Big Chance Films
THE PEOPLE SPEAK

Contributing Speaker.  WTFN television.
REDFERN NOW
(Raymond) – role: Peter Gibson.  Dir: Wayne Blair.  Blackfella Films 2012
MABO
Role: Koiki “Eddie” Mabo. Dir: Rachel Perkins.  Blackfella Films.
THE STRAITS
Role: Marou–main cast. Dir: Peter Andrikidis/Rowan Woods/Rachel Ward. Bala Pictures/ABC
R.A.N (Remote Area Nurses)
Role: Solomon Gaibui /Dir: David Caesar/Catriona McKenzie / SBS

Theatre

MY NAME IS JIMI
Role: Jimi. Queensland Theatre Company
TITLE AND DEED
Role: Man. Dir: Jada Alberts. Company B. 2016
SHADOW KING
Role: Edmund. Dir: Michael Kantor. Malthouse 2016
STORM BOY
Role: Fingerbone Bill. Dir: John Sheedy. Sydney Theatre Company
SHADOW KING
Role; Edmund.  Dir: Michael Kantor.  Malthouse Theatre. 2013
THE DRAGON
Role: Lancelot.  Dir: Marion Potts. Malthouse Theatre. 2013
PETER PAN
Roles: John & Pirate.  Dir: Ralph Myers. Company B. 2012/2013
SAPPHIRES
Remount & a London Tour. Role: Jimmy. Dir. Neil Armfield. Company B 2011
KRAKOUER
Role: Jimmy Krakouer. Dir: Marchelle Schmitz / Deckchair Theatre Co. WA. 2010
SAPPHIRES
Tour to Korea: Role: Jimmy. Dir: Wesley Enoch. Black Swan Theatre Co. 2010
SAPPHIRES
Role: Jimmy. Dir: Wesley Enoch. Black Swan Theatre Company. 2010.
KRAKOUER!
Role: Jimmy. Dir: Marcelle Schmitz / Deckchair Theatre, Freemantle WA
YIBIYUNG
Nomination – Best Supporting Actor, Helpman Awards 2009. Role: Smiley. Dir: Wesley Enoch /Company B & Malthouse. 2008.
PLAYWRITING AUSTRALIA
Roles: Various. National Script Workshop, Canberra, 2008.
ROMEO AND JULIET
Role: Tybalt & Friar. Dir: Wayne Blair / Sydney Theatre / ED program 2008.
JANDAMARRA
Nomination -BEST NEWCOMER Award,WA equity Foundation 2008. Role: Jandamarra (Lead). Dir: Tom Gutteridge / Black Swan Theatre Company 2008.
UNAUSTRALIA
Role: Mannie. Dir: Andrew Lewis / WAAPA
LOVE & HUMAN REMAINS
Role: Robert. Dir: John Sheedy / WAAPA
THE COUNTRY REMAINS
Role: Mr Sparkish. Dir: Chris Edmund / WAAPA
THE WINTERS TALE
Role: Florizel. Dir: Leith McPherson / WAAPA
STORIES FROM SUBURBAN ROAD
Role: Tom. Dir: David Ryding / WAAPA
THREE SISTERS
Role: Chebutykin. Dir: Rhys McConnochie / WAAPA
DREAM PLAY
Role: Poet. Dir: Lisa Scott-Murphy / WAAPA

Awards / Nominations

2014 – Nominee – Best Male Actor in a Supporting Role in a Play- SHADOW KING
2013 – Winner – Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Telemovie or Mini-Series (Mabo) – EQUITY ENSEMBLE AWARDS
2012 – Nominee – Best Lead Actor in a Television Drama – Mabo – AACTA AWARDS
2012 – Recipient – Best Actor – BOFA AWARDS
2012 – Award – Male Actor of the Year – DEADLY AWARDS
2009 – Nominee for Best Supporting Actor – HELPMAN AWARDS
2008  – Nominee for Best Newcomer – WA EQUITY FOUNDATION

Training

2007 – Graduate – Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts Drama course (WAAPA)

 

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