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Amy Usherwood

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Nicky Gluyas Management Pty. Ltd

Gail Cowan Management Ltd


Gender: Female
Age Range: 22 - 32
Height: 164cm
Base Location: Sydney
Available In: Auckland, Dunedin, International, Melbourne, Sydney, Wellington
Skills: Actor, Dancer, Musical Theatre, Presenter, Prof. Singer, Voice Artist
Hair: Dark Brown
Eye: Blue / Grey



Feature Film

2018 Joy Samson Productions, Bruce Beresford
2013 Helpdesk Galvanised Films, Alex Galvin


2015 Louise Hillary Great Southern, Danny Mulheron
2014 Emma Franklin South Pacific Pictures, Various
2013 Emma Franklin South Pacific Pictures, Various
2012 Emma Franklin South Pacific Pictures, Various
2008 Amber (recurring role) Southern Star, Various
2008 Lily AFTRS , Richard Vilensky


2019 Emeilia Sport For Jove, Damien Ryan
2019 Sebastian Sport For Jove, Damien Ryan
2019 Titania Sport For Jove, Damien Ryan
2018 Sebastian Sport For Jove, Damien Ryan
2018 Banquo Sport For Jove, Damien Ryan
2018 Titania Sport For Jove, Damien Ryan
2018 Lori Hothouse/SFJ, Damien Ryan
2017 Ludmilla Sport for Jove, Damien Ryan
2017 Sebastia/Spirit Sport for Jove, Damien Ryan
2017 Mercutio/Lady Montague Sport for Jove, Damien Ryan
2017 Chick Boyle Imperial Artistry/Red Line Productions, Janine Watson
2016 Leonie/Miss Latrobe/Camper/Fairy Sport for Jove, Damien Ryan
2016 Haberdasher/Traveller Sport for Jove, Damien Ryan
2016 Michael Williams/Scroop Pop-Up Globe, Auckland, Grae Burton
2015 Helen Basement Theatre, Auckland, Marcel Dorney
2015 Various Circa Theatre, Wellington, Lyndee-Jane Rutherford
2011 Hermione Summer Shakespeare, Lori Leigh
2009 Various Canute Productions, Chris Canute
2008 Shannon Merrigong Theatre Co., Jamie Dawson
2007 Gret NIDA Directors Program, Michael Dahlstrom
2007 Paulinka NIDA, Anthony Skuse
2007 Rosie NIDA, Anthony Knight
2007 Lisette NIDA, Aubrey Mellor
2006 Chorus Sydney Theatre Co., Barrie Kosky
2006 Juliet NIDA, Gale Edwards
2006 Anya NIDA, Tony Knight
2004 Liz Dunedin Fringe Festival (NZ), Rebecca Tapp
2004 Hermia
2003 Various School of Dance & Drama (NZ), Caroline Claver
2002 Wendy , Patrick Davies
1999 Chorus Canterbury Opera Society

Musical Theatre

2008 Su Merrigong Theatre development program, Jamie Dawson
2008 Venus Clone 504 Productions, John Sheedy


Training & Additional Notes

2005 - 2007
Amy Usherwood is a 2007 NIDA acting graduate. 
She began performing at the of 7, competing in singing competitions and performing in stage plays. When she was 17 she won the Best Director, Most Promising Actress and Most Outstanding Production awards at the Sheila Winn Shakespeare Festival in Wellington; for a performance of an extract from Othello. This gained her the opportunity to travel to London’s Globe Theatre & Stratford-Upon-Avon to do workshops and a performance on the Globe Theatre stage.
In 2008 she played the lead role in the world premiere of Marcel Dorney’s Theives Like Us, for the Merrigong Theatre Company. 
She has toured high schools across Australia performing with Shakespeare On Trial.
Amy played the role of Hermione in Wellington’s Shakespeare in the park’s production of a Winter’s Tale , in 2010.
Her screen credits include the role of Amber in Southern Star’s Out of the Blue, Emma Franklin in Shortland Street (20012-2014), Louise Hillary in TVNZ’s upcoming Hillary and Helpdesk in feature film Eternity, for which she was nominated for a Best Supporting Actress award at the 2013 New Zealand Film Awards.
Amy is a proud member of MEAA.

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Shoe Size: 7
Clothing Size: Female - 8
Bra Size: B
Natural Accent: Australian
Accent Skills: American Standard, Australian, Brooklyn, Cockney, English, New Zealand
Languages: Sign Language
Hair Length: Long
Hair Style: Curly
Singing: Choir, Jazz, Musical Theatre
Singing Range: Soprano
Sport & Athletic: Swimming

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