Louise Siversen

Louise Siversen

Theatre

NOISES OFF
Role: Dotty Otley/Mrs Clakett. Dir: Sam Strong. QTC/MTC co-production. 
I CAN’T EVEN…

Role: lead. Dir: Matthew Lutton. Malthouse Theatre
TRUE MINDS
Role: Vivienne Reynolds. Dir: Peter Houghton. MTC
THE JOY OF TEXT
Role: Diane. Dir: Aidan Fennessy / MTC.
ALL ABOUT MY MOTHER
Role: Sister Rosa’s Mother / Matron. Dir: Simon Phillips / MTC
MASTER OF THE REVELS – Workshop & Reading.
Role: Judy Forrister. Dir: Aidan Fennessy / MTC
MUM’S THE WORD 2: TEENAGERS
Role: Deborah / Sydney(Theatre Royal) & Perth (Burswood Theatre)
THE GLORY
Role: Elizabeth (Lead). / Hothouse Theatre Company
DIMBOOLA (performance read)
Role: Florence McAdam / Dir: Michael Kantor / Malthouse Theatre
MUM’S THE WORD 2: TEENAGERS
Role: Deborah / Comedy Theatre, Melbourne
THE MEMORY OF WATER
Role: Theresa / Melb Theatre Co./ Dir: Julian Meyrick
ART AND SOUL
Dir: Kate Cherry & Peter Houghton. MTC. Nomination Green Room Award-Ensemble cast,MTC 2001
WONDERFUL WARD
Role: Bernadette/PA / Melb. Comedy Fest. 1999/ Dir: S. Brooks
DARK: THE STORY OF DIANE ARBUS
Role: Various / Melb Festival 98/ Dir: Gerald Lepkowski & Peter Houghton
COMING TO MY SENSES
Self Devised One Woman Show / Playbox/ Dir: Kirsten von Bibra
BARMAIDS
Role: Nancy / Dir: Kim Durban/ Zootango Theatre Co., Hobart
THE GIRL WHO SAW EVERYTHING
Role: Carol Edge / Melb Theatre Co./ Dir: Janis Balodis
THE MISERY OF BEAUTY
Role: Various / Dir: Wendy Joseph/ Theatreworks
MORNING SACRIFICE
La Mama/ Dir: Wendy Joseph
APPRENTICE TIME TRAVELLER Victorian Arts Council
THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING ERNEST
Gershwin Room/ Esplanade

 

Television

RONNY CHIENG: INTERNATIONAL STUDENT
Role: Joy-Anne. Dir: Jonathan Brough. ABC
TRUE STORY
Role: Shop Lady. Dir: Wayne Hope. ST Productions/Nine Network.
HOUSE HUSBANDS series 5

Role: Miss Looby (recurring). Playmaker / Nine Network
RAKE series 4
Role: Shirl. Dir: Peter Duncan. Essential Media/ ABC
UTOPIA
Role: Linda. Utopia TV / ABC
HOUSE HUSBANDS series 4
Role: Miss Looby (recurring) Playmaker / Nine Network
HOUSE HUSBANDS series 3
Role: Miss Looby (recurring) Playmaker / Nine Network
HOUSE HUSBANDS series 2
Role: Miss Looby (recurring) Playmaker / Nine Network
THE DOCTOR BLAKE MYSTERIES
Role: Rosemary January Productions P/L
HOUSE HUSBANDS
Role: Miss Looby (recurring) Dir: Various Playmaker/Nine Network
LI’L LARIKKINS (animated series)
Role: Roo (series regular)& Mum / Ettamogah Entertainment.
RUSH
Role: Raelene / Dir: Geoff Bennett / Southern Star / Ten Network.
ALL SAINTS
Role: Tamara Pederson (Guest lead) / Dir: Jessica Hobbs / Seven Network
VALENTINE’S DAY
Role: Dawn / Dir: Peter Duncan / December Films / ABC TV
CITY HOMICIDE
Role : Janice Quinn / Dir : Tony Krawitz / Seven Network
WICKED SCIENCE 2
Role : Elsa Bailey (Guest lead) / Jonathan M Shiff Productions
MDA SERIES 3
Role: Meg Morrison / Screentime Pty Ltd
SECRET LIFE OF US
Role: Marg / Westside Productions/Channel 10
STINGERS – SERIES 5
Role: Olwyn O’Neill / Simpson Le Mesurier Films
BOOTLEG
Role: Mrs. Spring (Main cast) / BBC/ Burberry Productions
NEIGHBOURS
Role: Angela Patrick / Grundy Productions/ Channel 10
BACK BERNER (SERIES 1 – 11)
Role: Anchorwoman (Main cast) / Crackerjack Prod/ ABC Comedy
SHORT CUTS
Role: Semi regular / Burberry Productions
HALIFAX F.P
Role: Beth Hartley / Simpson Le Mesurier Films
EUGENIE SANDLER P.I.
Role: Winsom (regular) / Burberry Productions
BLUE HEELERS
Role: Louise Fordham (Guest) / Dir: Steve Mann/ Southern Star
STINGERS
Role: Snr Det Rawlins (Guest) / Simpson LeMesurier Films
HIGH FLIERS
Role: Nola Johnson (Regular) / Southern Star
HALIFAX F.P
Role: Beth Hartley / Simpson Le Mesurier Films
SHORTCUTS
Role: Mrs Bartle / Burberry Productions
THE GAMES
Role: Jasmine Holt / ABC TV/ Beyond Productions
STATE CORONER
Role: Cheryl Norton / Crawford Productions
DRIVEN CRAZY
Role: Daisy / Barron Television
THE CRASH ZONE
Role: Zoe Hansen / Aust. Childrens TV Foundation
GOOD GUYS BAD GUYS
Role: Shannon Blightie (Guest) / Simpson Le Mesurier
LANO AND WOODLEY
Role: Guest / ABC TV
BLUE HEELERS
Role: Nola Tully / Southern Star
LAW OF THE LAND
Role: Lynne Ranger / Roadshow Coote Carroll
MERCURY
Role: Guest Lead / ABC TV
JANUS
Role: Judge de Bono (Leading) ABC TV. Nomination – Silver Logie Most Outstanding Actress in Lead Role (1995)
THE DAMNATION OF HARVEY MCHUGH
Role: Annette (Regular) / Dir: Various / ABC TV
KELLY
Role: Guest Lead / Westbridge Films
CHANCES
Role: Cheryl / Beyond International
FLYING DOCTORS
Role: Debbie O’Brien (Regular) / Crawford Productions
HOUSE RULES
Role: Elsa Nixon / ABC TV
NEIGHBOURS
Role: Guest Lead / Grundy Productions
SUGAR AND SPICE
Role: Mrs Robertson (Regular) / LJ Productions
THE BARTONS
Role: Guest Lead / ABC TV
PRISONER
Role: Lou Kelly (Main cast Regular) / Crawford Productions
THE FLYING DOCTORS
Role: Guest Lead / Crawford Productions
THE SULLIVANS
Role: Guest Lead / Crawford Productions
SPECIAL SQUAD
Role: Guest Lead / Crawford Productions
CARSON’S LAW
Role: Guest Lead / Crawford Productions
COP SHOP
Role: Guest Lead / Crawford Productions

 

Film

SUCKER
Role: Val (barwoman). Dir: Ben Chessell. Three Card Monte
THE KINGDOM OF DOUG (SHORT)
Role: Mary-Anne Dir: Victoria Thaine
EYE OF THE STORM
Role: Carol. Dir: Fred Schepisi / Teos Productions Pty Ltd. 2010.
FOUR OF A KIND
Role: Anne (leading role) / Dir: Fiona Cochrane / F-reel Pty Ltd. 2008
WHAT’S THE MATTER? (SHORT)
Role: GP / Dir: Lee Rogers/ Prodigy Films
THE BOOK OF REVELATION
Role: The Neighbour / Dir: Ana Kokkinos/ Wildheart Zizani Films
JOSH JARMAN
Role: Therapist / Dir: Pip Mushin
BLOW
Role: Zoe (Lead) / Dir: Marie Craven/ Lizette Atkins Prod
LOST
Role: Psychologist / Dir: Jo Kennedy
CRACKERS
Role: Headmistress / Dir: David Swan
SLICE OF LIFE
John Lamond Productions
EVIL ANGELS
Role: Jenny Miller / Dir: Fred Schepsi
THAT EYE THE SKY
Role: Mrs Cherry / Dir: John Ruane

 

Radio & Voice

Inside Their Minds – Rochelle Jackson / Bolinda Publishing
Devil’s Food – Kerry Greenwood / Bolinda Publishing
Heavenly Pleasures – Kerry Greenwood / Bolinda Publishing
Trick or Treat – Kerry Greenwood / Bolinda Publishing
Pilot Comedy Radio Play – “We’ve Got A Problem”
BBC Radio Play – “Bangcottcha Junction”
ABC Radio National Radio Plays, including “Gates of Egypt”, “The World’s Wife” and “Mr. Loveless”
ABC Radio National Poetry Reading – “Oxygen: New Welsh Poetry”
Corporate Narrations, including ANZ Bank, Immigration Department, Berri foods
Numerous radio and television voice-overs including TV and Radio Commercials
Numerous voice-overs for the series “Back Berner”

 

Directing

2002 Beat…Beat…Beat – Melbourne Fringe Festival (devised and written in conjunction with Alyce Platt)

 

Nominations / Awards

2014 Nomination – St Kilda Film Festival – Best Actor: The Kingdom of Doug
2001 Nomination – Green Room Award for Ensemble cast in “Art and Soul”, Melbourne Theatre Co.
1995 Nomination – Silver Logie for Most Outstanding Actress in a Lead Role for “Janus”

 

Teaching / Lecturing

Performance Workshops Sydney 2015
Performance Workshops for Professionals Melbourne 2014
Private Coaching Melbourne since 2000
VCA Drama School – Methodology, Voice Over Skills
VCA Film & Television School – Actor/Director Relationships, Acting Methodology
National Theatre – Master Classes in Script Analysis and Scene Study
Deakin University Media Department – Development and Production of Voice Over Projects, eg. Play and Book Readings, Animated Series

 

Recent Study

2014 Alba Emoting 2 week workshop NYC
2014 Bouffon NY Theatre of Movement NYC
2014 American Academy of Dramatic Arts 2 weeks NYC
2014 Jessica Wolf Private Coaching Alexander NYC
2014 Alba Emoting 2 weeks Asheville N.C U.S.A
2014 Movement Continuum NYC and Asheville U.S.A
2014 Middendorf  Melbourne
2013 Alba Emoting Asheville North Carolina U.S.A
2013 Michael Chekhov International Workshop U.S.A
2013 Elli Heywood private coaching Fitzmaurace Voice U.S.A
2013 Joan Melton private coaching Voice U.S.A
Private workshops with Geraldine Cook – VCA Drama School (2005-2006)
Atlantic Theatre Company New York (3 months) (2002)
Master-class with Phillipe Gaulier – Playbox, Melbourne (1998)
Scene Study with Carol Rosenberg – HB Studios, New York (6 months) (1996)
Workshop with Carol Fox Presscott – New York (6 months) (1996)
Workshop with Ruth Franklin Voice Over – New York (3 months) 1996

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