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Susan Prior

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Mollison Keightley Management


Gender: Female
Age Range: 38 - 45
Height: 167cm
Base Location: Sydney
Available In: Adelaide, Auckland, Australian Capital Territory, Brisbane, Christchurch, Dunedin, International, Melbourne, Northern Territory, Perth, Sydney, Tasmania, Wellington
Skills: Actor, Musical Theatre, Prof. Singer, Voice Artist, Writer
Hair: Blonde, Auburn
Eye: Blue
Ethnicity: Caucasian
Memberships: M.E.A.A



Feature Film

2018 Lee Issen Albert Street Films, Heath Davis
2017 Jean Carven Stan/Screen Queensland, Mairi Cameron
2015 Gwen Wishart Porchlight Films, Rachel Perkins
2013 Dot Rover Film Productions, David Michod
2013 Self Unicorn Films, Anna Broinowski
2011 Marcie Wild Eddie/Exit Films, Peter Templeman
2011 Lee Spirited Films, John Duigan
2010 Alicia AK Productions, David Michod
2007 Kate Screentime, Kenn & Simon Macrae
2005 Christine Andretti Producer: Leia Churchhill Brown, Paul Goldman
2003 Phaedra (Writer/Actor) Independent Films, Paul Middleditch
1998 Eleanor Rectangle Productions, Scott Patterson
1996 Sharon Beyond Films, Craig Lahiff
1995 Luce , David Caesar
1994 Check Out Girl / Girl at Tanya's Wedding House & Moorhouse Films, PJ Hogan


2017 Tricia Martinotti Playmaker, Wayne Blair
2017 Renee Safe Harbour Productions, Glendyn Ivin
2017 Linda FS No 1 Productions, Ben C Lewis
2017 Minnie Essential Media & Entertainment, Tori Garrett/Ben Chessell
2017 Norma Gowland ABC/Screen Australia, Jeffrey Walker
2016 Beccy See-Saw Films, Jane Campion
2014 Geraldine Nine Network, Geoff Bennett
2013 Yvonne Hennessey Network Ten/ Southern Star Productions, Glendyn Ivin/Emma Freeman
2012 Yvonne Hennessey Network Ten, Emma Freeman/Glendyn Ivin/Sean Kruck
2012 Barbara ABC Television, Jeff Walker
2011 Margaret Seven Network, Scott Hartford Davis/Geoff Nottage
2005 Beth Chandler - 15 episodes Channel 7, Various
2002 Kiryah Jim Henson Productions, Ian Watson
2002 Christine Malouf Southern Star Entertainment, Michael Jenkins
2001 Cindy Weller Crackerjack Productions, Various
2000 Lucy Saunders Crackerjack Productions, Various
2000 Rosie Callaghan Southern Star, Lynn Hegarty
1996 Lucy's Mum , Various
1996 Debra ABC, Tony Tilse
1995 Linda Swanson Roadshow Coote & Carroll, Scott Hartford-Davis


2018 Alice Dalton Malthouse/Belvoir, Matthew Lutton
2017 Officer Sheryl Sydney Theatre Company , Jessica Arthur
2017 Sasha Sydney Theatre Company, John Crowley
2016 Mrs Mignon Bloom Sydney Theatre Company, Clementine Williams
2016 Peter Quince/Fairy/singing role Sydney Theatre Company, Kip Williams
2016 Bea Melbourne Theatre Company , Leticia Caceres
2015 Sasha Sydney Theatre Company , John Crowley
2015 Mrs Holly Sydney Theatre Company , Kip Williams
2014 Brianna Belvoir Street Theatre, Kit Brookman/Zoe Coombs Marr
2013 Electra Belvoir, Kit Brookman
2011 Ensemble cast PlayWriting Australia, Chris Mead
2011 Elizabeth Malet Darlinghurst Theatre Company, Damien Ryan/Terry Karabelas
2010 Mrs Gibbs Sydney Theatre Company, Iain Sinclair
2010 Cordelia Bell Shakespeare, Marion Potts
2009 Ivy Black Swan State Theatre Company
2009 Venus - singing role Malthouse/Bell Shakespeare Mind's Eye/Sydney Theatre Company, Marion Potts
2009 Venus - singing role Sydney Theatre Company / Bruce Mason Centre, Auckland, Marion Potts
2008 Lynn STC/Ambassador Theatre Group, Philip Seymour Hoffman
2008 Blanche Dubois Sydney Theatre Company, Iain Sinclair
2008 Venus - Singing role Playbox Malthouse, Marion Potts
2007 Lynn Sydney Theatre Company, Philip Seymour Hoffman
2005 Bonnie Group Theatre - Griffen, Iain Sinclair
2005 Franziska NIDA Company, Lee Lewis
2004 Singer Performing Lines , Marion Potts/Andree Greenwell
2003 Various (10 Roles) Mollison Productions , Wayne Harrison
2002 The Devil Australia Chamber Orchestra , Richard Tognetti
2001 The Fool / Cordelia STC, Ben Winspear
2000 Carla Ensemble Theatre, Maeliosa Stafford
1997 Honey STC/Opera House and Australian tour, Wayne Harrison
1997 Lizzie Griffin Theatre / Belvoir St. Theatre/Australian tour, John O'Hare
1994 Tegwyn Burning House Theatre/Melb Int Festival/Australian tour, Richard Roxburgh

Web Series

2017 Donna Taylor Litton-Strain, Erin Good
2016 Julia The Situation Room, Felix Williamson
2015 Julia The Situation Room, Felix Williamson


2015 Sofia Will O'Rourke , Pete Baker/Will O'Rourke

Short Film

2014 Lead , Natalie van den Dungen
2014 Gabby Carnival Productions & Wendy, Honey, Ashleigh Hanley/Benjamin O'Donnell
2013 Annie + Sarah AFTRS, Alex Ryan
2012 Melinda Dragonet Films, Sonia Whiteman
2012 Rachel AFTRS, Laura Scrivano
2012 Gene Screen Australia , Sean Kruck
2012 Performer AFTRS, Ian Watson
2012 Bianca Azure Productions, Erin Good
2007 Amy AFTRS, Hugh Sullivan
2004 Woman , Husien
2004 Myself , Damon Herriman
2004 Mother Siren Pictures, Jennifer Kent
2004 Carmel AFTRS, Peter Templeman
2004 Mother Radhart Prod, Sonia Whiteman
2003 Joan Evenstar Productions, Arwen Munroe
2000 Lead , Mike Daly

Voice Over

2004 Various (20 different roles) ABC Radio


2008 Lynn STC/Ambassador, Phillip Seymour Hoffman

Training & Additional Notes


2015        Sydney Theatre Award nomination, Best Actress in a Supporting Role in Mainstream, 'The Present'
2015        Film Critic's of Australia Award nomination, Best Actress in Supporting Role, 'The Rover'
2015        AACTA Award Winner Best Supporting Actress for "Rover"
2014        Helpmann Award nomination, Best Actress in Supporting role, 'Small and Tired'
2013        Sydney Theatre Award, Best Actress in Supporting Role 'Small and Tired'
2012        AACTA Award nomination, Best Guest or Supporting Actress 'Puberty Blues'
2008       Helpmann Award nomination, Best Supporting Actress, 'Riflemind'
2007       Academy Award Nomination, Best Live Action Short Film 'The Saviour'
2003       Film Critics' Circle Award Nomination, Best Supporting actress "A Cold Summer'
2001	Norman Kessell Memorial Award for outstanding performance in "Sweet Road"
1998	Green Room Award nomination Best actress for "Wolf Lullaby"

Susan also worked as a freelance writer for Inside Film over a period of 10 years, in between acting jobs, and had a number of front cover stories interviewing Toni Collette, Hugo Weaving, Richard Roxburgh, Ben Mendelsohn, Colin Friels, amongst others. She also coordinated and wrote three of the New Talent stories which 'uncovered' the actors Mia Wasikowski, Teresa Palmer, Matt Le Nevez, and Robin McLeavy. 

IN 2003 she received a writing credit for her work on director Paul Middleditch's film A Cold Summer, which was shown at 11 International film festivals, including Melbourne and Rotterdam, and she attended both Q and A sessions. A Cold Summer was nominated for AFI/Inside Film and Critic Circle awards. She also attended the Aspen and Telluride Film Festivals with Jennifer Kent's short film, Monster, and represented Peter Templeman's Academy Award nominated short The Saviour in Telluride. 

Susan has been a preliminary judge for Flickerfest for over 15 years, and in 2015 was on the Australian Short Fiction Jury alongside director Jocelyn Moorhouse, and Richard Harris, Head of Business and Audience at Screen Australia. 

She has been on the AACTA jury numerous times. 

He one act play 'Making Love to the Scarecrow' received the 2006 Searchlight Award at the Griffin Theatre in Sydney, and she received a grant from the Australia Council. 

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Shoe Size: 8.5
Clothing Size: Female - 10
Bra Size: B
Natural Accent: Australian
Accent Skills: American Standard, Australian, West Coast American, Cockney, English, Irish, Mid Western, New Zealand, Scottish, South Western, Southern, Welsh, Western
Voice Style: Accents, Animation, Character, Corporate, Documentary, Impersonation, Phone Message, Promo, Radio/TV Promo, Retail, Singing, Soft Sell, Straight, Voice Acting
Languages: Italian
Hair Length: Shoulder Length
Hair Style: Straight
Instrumental: Percussion, String
Dance: Ballet, Ballroom, Country, Flamenco, Irish, Jazz, Latin, Modern, Rock n Roll , Tap
Singing: Blues, Choir, Folk, Jazz, Musical Theatre, Pop, Rock, Show, Contemporary, Country & Western
Singing Range: Mezzo Soprano
Sport & Athletic: Cycling, Horse Riding, Tennis, Yoga, Netball, Swimming
Drivers Licence: Car
Voice Style: Accents, Animation, Character, Corporate, Documentary, Impersonation, Phone Message, Promo, Radio/TV Promo, Retail, Singing, Soft Sell, Straight, Voice Acting

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