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L I V E   A P P E A R A N C E S   A N D   P E R F O R M A N C E S

2017

Molly Bloom in The Jews Brothers' Bloomsday
The Thirsty Dog Tavern & Cafe (16 June)

Guest artist in Great SiloFundraiser (1 June)

Guest artist in Actors' Benevolent Fund Afternoon Gala (2 April)

2016

Guest artist in Club Mystique fundraiser for NZ Dance Co. (1 December)

Awards presenter, iTicket Showdown Awards (2 November)

2015

Singer in From Broadway to La Scala (Auckland, 18 September; Christchurch Arts Festival, 20 September)

Guest artist, An Evening with George Henare (fundraiser for Newmarket Stage Company; 23 May 2015)

Jan (né James) Morris in Nepal Memories fundraiser for Himalayan Trust's Rebuild Appeal (reading; 17 May)

Guest artist, Launch of Te Pou–The Auckland Home of Maori Theatre (11 April)

Performer in Black Dog Relief – A Cabaret for Robbie Tripe (1 March)

Celebrity guest, Official Xena Convention 2015, Burbank, California (22 February)

2014

Award presenter, Zonta Club of East Auckland's Annual Awards Evening (31 October)

Guest artist, Seating You fundraiser for Circa Theatre (31 August)

Playing Mum and Sandy in live script read of Braindead, New Zealand International Film Festival (22 July)

Guest artist, Concert for the Birds, TAPAC (14 June)

Chair, Actors' Equity event, In Conversation: Working with a Coach (13 April)

2013

Guest artist, New Zealand German Business Association 30th Jubilee Gala-Dinner (1 November)

Guest artist, Westpac Women of Influence Gala Award Dinner (23 October)

Guest artist, NZ Labour Party Spring Dinner and Auction (21 September)

Guest artist, Lakeside Rotorua 2013 - Come Together (9 March)

2012

Guest artist, Cherie Moore's fundraiser for her Actors' Program fees (14 December)

Performer at Hackman Theatre Awards ceremony, Wintergarden at The Civic (10 December)

Guest artist with Wellington International Ukulele Orchestra
Q Theatre (15-16 February)

Celebrity guest and cabaret performer, Official Xena Convention 2012, Burbank, California

2011

Guest artist, Silo Theatre launch (7 December)

Guest artist, Auckland Pah Homestead Fundraising Gala for The Court Theatre

Awards presenter, AMI Showdown Awards

Celebrity guest for "Actors Read Their Favorite Authors", Auckland Art Gallery Readers Lounge

Guest artist, Concert for the Birds, Glen Eden Playhouse (17 June)

Launched book Inside Stories: A History of the New Zealand Housewife 1890-1975 by Frances Walsh, Unity Book Shop, Auckland

Panel member for Truth, Biography and Drama, Festival of Colour, Wanaka

Interviewed Sam Neill for Actors Equity event

Guest artist, Q Theatre event, Waiheke

Official guest, SAG Awards, Los Angeles, California

Celebrity guest, Official Xena Convention 2011, Los Angeles, California

2010

Awards presenter, The Outlook for Someday Awards

Awards presenter, AMI Showdown Awards

Guest interviewee for Film, Television and Media Studies students, current affairs production course, University of Auckland

Guest artist, Strum-Raiser, Juice Bar, Parnell

Guest presenter, Walters Prize tour, Auckland Art Gallery

Celebrity Waiter, Dress for Success Fund-Raising Dinner

Debater, The Good Word Debate (moot: "Off the Shelf and Into the Hard-drive: The Book is Dead")

2009

Guest artist, Sexy Recession Cabaret, TAPAC

Guest reader, Launch of Jill Marhall's books Doghead and Kave Tina Rox

Awards presenter, AMI Showdown Awards

Guest artist, Epsom Girls Grammar School Gala Auction

Guest reader, Reading with the Stars Celebrity Storytime

Guest artist, Sassy Songs and Sexy Shakespeare

Guest artist, A Charmed Life: A Tribute to Russ Garcia

Celebrity Waiter, Dress for Success Fund-Raising Dinner

Guest reader for Shakespeare's Birthday, Auckland City Library

Guest artist singing with La Clique, Auckland Festival (13 March)

Celebrity guest and cabaret performer, Official Xena Convention 2009, Los Angeles, California

2008

Award presenter, Qantas Film and Television Awards and
Qantas Film and Television Craft Awards Luncheon

Guest artist, Feast for Famous Chefs Dinner

Cabaret performer (with Michael Hurst), "A Night in Berlin" benefit for Waiheke Art Gallery

Celebrity Waiter, Dress for Success Fund-Raising Dinner

2007

Guest artist, Wellington International Ukelele Orchestra at The Classic Comedy & Bar

Soloist in Showstoppers! concert, Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra

Chair of Opening Night Global Reach, Auckland Writers and Readers Festival

Guest artist, Tim Beveridge's Casablanca Mother's Day concert

Guest artist singing with La Clique, Auckland Festival

Guest artist at The Famous Spiegeltent showcase, Auckland Festival

Playing Danielle in an excerpt of Mike and Virginia, Auckland Theatre Company new season launch event

Celebrity guest and cabaret performer, Official Xena Convention 2007, Burbank, California

2006

Performed in Oxford and Chambers on Wine by Gerald Bryan, Walker & Hall Waiheke Art Award Members Gala Preview Event, Waiheke Art Gallery

Opening of sculptor Terry Stringer's exhibition at Webb's Gallery, Auckland
Director and performer in Pygmalion and Galatea (mini-opera;

Women in Film and Television Networking Brunch, Auckland
Interviewed casting director Di Rowan

Women in Film and Television Networking Brunch, Auckland
Interviewed Irish actress and president of WIFT Ireland Rynagh O'Grady

Official Xena Convention, Burbank, California
Celebrity guest and cabaret performer

2005

Launch of Max Cryer's Cat Miscellany, Time Out Bookshop, Auckland

Celebrity guest, Official Xena Convention: The 10th Anniversary Celebration, Burbank, California

2004

Guest artist, Christmas in the Park, Auckland

2003

Guest artist, Christmas in the Park, Auckland & Christchurch

Guest artist, Sisters are Doing It, fundraiser for Rainbow Youth

Queen of Hearts in Alice in Wonderland performance piece, America's Cup Ball, Auckland

2000

Performed in Oxford and Chambers on Marriage by Gerald Bryan, Masfen wedding at Kellihers on Puketutu Island

1999

Performed in Oxford and Chambers on Wine by Gerald Bryan, Launch of Montana wine "Tom" at Tom McDonald Cellar, Hawkes Bay

1998

Guest artist, Christmas in the Park, Auckland & Christchurch

1997

Guest artist, Christmas in the Park, Auckland

1995

Guest artist, Christmas in the Park, Auckland & Wellington

Guest artist, The Cast of Cats Charity Concert

1994

Guest artist, Christmas in the Park, Auckland

Soloist in From Bizet to Broadway, Hero Festival

1993

Narrator in Facade by Edith Sitwell/William Walton, Bay of Islands Arts Festival

1992

Supporting artist for Sir Harry Secombe, Aotea Centre

1991

Guest artist, Watershed Variety Concert

1990

Performer, John Gibson and Friends, The Gods, Mercury Upstairs

Guest artist, Aotea Alive: The Beginning!

1987

Guest artist, Public Works Performing Arts Centre Benefit Concert

1986

Guest artist, Ladies at Le Bom


• SINGING WITH JUBILATION

2016

Artworks Theatre (1 October)

Kiwis on Board (fundraiser for Syrian refugee settlement; 23 January)

2015

The Vic (14 November)

Q Theatre (7 November)

A Strange Day's Night (fundraiser for Play it Strange Trust)

2014

Silo Theatre 2015 Season Launch

2011

Christchurch Arts Festival

Benefactor's Dinner, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki Re-Opening

Q Theatre Opening Party

Fundraiser for MAINZ in Christchurch, The King's Arms Tavern, Auckland

Unitarian Church, Ponsonby

2010

Auckland Town Hall Concert Chamber

Artworks Community Theatre, Oneroa, Waiheke

Montecristo Room at Toto Restaurant, Auckland

2009

Titirangi War Memorial Hall

Prime Ministers Social Heroes Awards, Robin Hood Foundation,
St Matthews in the City, Auckland

Montecristo Room at Toto Restaurant, Auckland

The Centre at Kerikeri

2008

The Bluestone Room, Auckland

Auckland City Music in Parks, The Culture Garden Series, Wintegardens, Auckland Domain

2007

Leigh Sawmill Cafe

Auckland Town Hall Concert Chamber

Women in Film and Television New Zealand Awards event

St. Lukes Presbyterian Church, Remuera

Southern Lakes Festival of Colour, Wanaka

AK07, The Famous Spiegeltent

Auckland City Music in Parks Summer Concert Series, Parnell Rose Garden

2006

Auckland Town Hall Concert Chamber

APRA Silver Scroll Awards, Auckland Town Hall

St. Paul's Church, Devonport, Auckland

Unitarian Church, Ponsonby

Kingsway School, Auckland

Alleluya Cafe in St. Kevin's Arcade, Auckland

Leigh Sawmill Cafe

2005

Alleluya Cafe in St. Kevin's Arcade, Auckland

Going West Books & Writers Festival, Titirangi

Titirangi Festival of Music

WOMAD Festival, Taranaki

2004

Alleluya Cafe in St. Kevin's Arcade, Auckland

 

 



2016: Club Mystique


2013: NZ German Business Assn.
30th Jubilee Gala-Dinner


2011: At Pah Homestead Gala


2011: At Auckland Art Gallery


2011: Launching Inside Stories


2011: Truth, Biography and Drama


2011: With Sam Neill


2011: SAG Awards red carpet with
Amy Aquino (photo Kathy Hutchins)


2010:  The Outlook for Someday Awards


2009:  Cabaret at Xena
Convention, Los Angeles

2008: Dress for Success Dinner
2007: Casablanca Mother's Day Concert
2007:  Cabaret,
"An Evening with Michael Hurst and Jennifer Ward-Lealand", at Xena convention, Burbank, California
2006:  Cabaret at Xena convention, Burbank, California


2004:  Singing with Jubilation



2003:  America's Cup Ball

1994: Christmas in the Park


 

 

 

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