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Lyn Pierse

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Gender: Female
Age Range: 50 - 80
Height: 161cm
Base Location: Sydney
Available In: Brisbane, International, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney
Skills: Actor
Hair: Brown
Eye: Blue
Ethnicity: Caucasian
Memberships: M.E.A.A




2016 Woman in Park
2015 Mum Finch Company, Brian Aldrich
2014 Grandma DK Advertising

Feature Film

2017 Helen Lacks 90yrs Ford's Ink Film, Nik Kacevski
2017 The Matriarch Conventry Films, Murray Fahey
1998 Cheryl's Mom Palace Productions, Murray Fahey
1998 Lead - Dorothy Independant Film, Rivka Hartman
1988 Lead - Dorothy Bloom Australian Film Commission, Rivka Hartman

Short Film

2016 Granny Smith RAD, Rick Donnell
2013 Grandma Coventry Productions, Murray Fahey
2011 Janice UtS Student film, Ursula Lane-Mullins
Lead Poontang Productions, Rory Williamson
Lead Glenroy Productions, James Smith
Lead AFTRS, Martin Daly
Mum UNi NSW Student fim, Boris Burgess


2018 Mum - Janice Brave New World , Warwick Dodrell
2016 Anfisa 83yrs Sport For Jove, Kevin Jackson
2015 Director Young Australia Workshop, Lyn Pierse
2015 Director/Producer Theatresports, Lyn Pierse
2014 Script Workshop Playwriting Australia, Ian Sinclair
2013 Script Workshop Griffin Theatre , Ian Sinclair
2013 Grandma Bill Playwrighting Australia, Leah Purcell
2013 Mother, Madame & Woman Old Fitzroy Theatre, Anna Jahjah
2013 Lady Bracknell Bordello Room - Kings Cross, Collin Jennings
2012 Woman New Theatre, Jenny Hope
2010 Gerlinde Griffin Independent - Pearly Productions, Sarah Giles
2008 Judy , Anthony Skuse
2007 Lead Bondi Pavillion, Geoff Wallis
2004 Hattie , Maryanne Gifford
2002 MC / Narrator Ensemble Theatre
1995 All Characters Griffin Theatre, Charlie Little
1989 Masha University of Sydney, Stuart Chalmers
1989 Sister Leonard Belvoir Street Theatre, Penelope Wells
1988 Mistress Overdone & Marianna ABA National Tour, Rex Cramphorne
1987 Maree Seymour Centre, Philip Keir
1987 Christine Theatre Studies, Syd Uni, Richard Lawton
1985 Mum & Sphinx Sailors Home Theatre, Peter Barclay
1984 Julia Sheen State Theatre Co. S.A, Neil Armfield
1984 Various State Theatre Co. S.A, Neil Armfield
1984 Doris Quiverton State Theatre Co. S.A, Peter King
1983 Belle NIDA, Gale Edwards


2017 Vera Screentime, Geoff Bennett
2015 Mum ABC Screen Time , Craig Anderson
2015 Glenda Gentry Beyond Productions, John Mavety
2013 Docs Officer ABC
2008 The Invigilator Seven Network
2007 Nancy Nicholls Channel 7, Jean-Pierre Mignon
2001 Lead - Pam Coughlin SBS, Andrew Lewis
2000 Lead - Pam Coughlin SBS, Andrew Lewis
1984 Guest SBS, Neil Armfield
1984 Sister Mary Leonard ABC Television
1984 Guest ABC Television
1984 Guest TV New Zealand, Geoff Portman


2015 Jogger Studio 501, Richard Cornally

Web Series

2017 Helen Lacks Ford's Ink Film, Nik Kacevski
2014 Pay-Wave-Fail Woman Im With Stupid, Julian Shaw

Training & Additional Notes

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Australia Council Travel Study Grant - Improvisation
Lyn is known as the Godmother of Australian Theatresports®. She pioneered Theatresports® 
teaching across Australia, New Zealand and Japan and for 23 years has been at the grass roots of teaching and directing improvisation and Theatresports including the Cranston Cup, Celebrity Theatresports®, Radio & Television and staged productions and extravaganzas
at the Enmore, Belvoir Street,
Adelaide Festival, Expo ‘88 and the Sydney Opera House. As Sister Mary Leonard she has hosted Theatresports at the Sydney Opera House, Enmore, Belvoir Street, performed at the Tokyo British club, Last Laugh, Le Joke Melbourne, Comedy Store Sydney, Harold Park Comedy Hotel Sydney, Cat and Fiddle Sydney, Comedy Store Sydney, in “ Write it Down and Don’t Forget It” and numerous Corporate functions.
As a Theatresports player she captained the first Australian champion team and played in Canada returning to be appointed Theatresports 
National Coach and Artistic Advisor.

Master Improvisation and Acting Teacher
22 years Improvisation Teacher NIDA (1990 – 2011)
30 Years Theatresports including Pioneer Coach Australia, New Zealand and Japan
National Coach 1986 – 1991
UNSECO Romania 2004
Macquarrie University
Sophia University Japan
UNE Armidale
Schools, Community Theatre and Universities
Actors Centre Australia Improvisation and Shakespeare (25 years – current)
AIM Drama 2011 – 2015
Author “Improvisation: the Guide”

Shoe Size: 8
Clothing Size: Female - 10
Waist: 69cm
Bust: 90cm
Hip: 97cm
Natural Accent: Australian
Accent Skills: Latino, Mid Western, New England , New Zealand, Pakistani, Scottish, South Western, Southern, Welsh, Western, Japanese, Italian, Irish, Indian, Greek, German, French, Fijian, English, Cockney, Caribbean, West Coast American, Brooklyn, East Coast American, Australian, American Standard, African, Aboriginal
Hair Length: Short
Hair Style: Wavy
Singing Range: Alto
Sport & Athletic: Aerobics, Swimming
Circus: Puppeteer
Drivers Licence: Car

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Activities & Societies

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