What do you want to do? Download PDF  | Print

Jillian O'Dowd

Photo Gallery Attachment

Untitled Management


Gender: Female
Age Range: 30 - 50
Height: 165cm
Base Location: Sydney
Available In: Adelaide, Auckland, Australian Capital Territory, Brisbane, Christchurch, International, Melbourne, Northern Territory, Sydney, Tasmania, Wellington
Skills: Actor, Corporate, Dancer, Director, Model, Musical Theatre, Presenter, Prof. Musician, Prof. Singer, Specialist Performer, Variety Artist, Voice Artist, Writer, Musician, Producer
Hair: Blonde
Eye: Hazel
Ethnicity: Caucasian, New Zealand
Memberships: M.E.A.A, Actors Equity UK



Voice Over

2019 Pip, Blurp, Silence, Narrator Wesley-Smith Productions, Martin Wesley Smith
2018 Multiple Roles Trackdown Nine network/OS, Geoff Watson
2017 Nate's Mum/Violet/Melanie/Hydra/plus more Trackdown Digital Ch.9, Geoff Watson
2017 Narrator, Big Brown Bear, Bluebird, Mother Deer SLR Productions/ABC TV/OS networks, Jo Boag
2016 Narrator, Bluebird,Big Brown Bear, Mother Deer SLR Productions/ABC TV, Jo Boag
2014 Narrator and Bluebird ABC/SLR productions, Jo Boag

Feature Film

2019 Constable Janine/Casting locals/Coaching kids Wagtail Films, Victoria MacIntyre
2010 Trinity Diana Clone Cheeroth Productions, Sajeev Cheeroth
2005 Anna Hunter Productions, Vic Hunter
2001 The Crying Girl Porchlight Films, Tony Ayres
1997 Lizzie Artist Services, John Ruane


2018 Mum The Sweet Shop Sydney, Damian Shatford
2016 Storm Woman Goodoil Films Sydney, Fiona McGee
2011 Helga Von Schnitzel Hurricane Media, Rachael Chilton
2010 Office woman Casual Films UK, David Ward
2009 Mum Channel 4 UK
2007 Mum AHT, Adrian Hayward
2007 Diane 8 Commercials, Eden Diebel
2003 Mum , Jeff Balsmeyer
2003 Wife , Samantha Lang
2002 Lead Tai Chi Woman Radical Media, Allan White


2017 Belinda Easy Tiger Productions/Blow by Blow
2007 Lynette Shearer (lead guest) Channel 7, Jean Pierre Mignon
2004 Liv Tyler AFTRS, Ben West
2003 Sally (Regular) Network 10 / RB Films, Cherie Nowlan
2003 Jasmine (lead guest) Channel 7, Geoffrey Nottage
2001 Wedding Celebrant Granada, Various
2000 Pokie Woman ABC TV, Tony Tilse
2000 Mavis Jilm Lemley & Tim White Productions, Jim Frawley
2000 Mrs Little Network Seven, Scott Hartford-Davis
1999 Linda Quicksilver Productions
1996 Pat Spratt ABC TV, Geoff Portman
1992 1st AD Girl Southern Star, Kathy Mueller
1991 Sharon JNP Films, Peter Andrikidis
1990 Dorothy ABC/Jan Chapman Films, Robert Marchand

Music Video

2018 Producer/Drummer/Singer/ BS & the CD's, Jillian O'Dowd DP Sam Vines

Album Recordings

2017 Manager/Drummer/Singer Baxter Stone and The Chocolate Dog's, Baxter Stone/Ben Moore


2019 Prod. Team Member The ARTSLAB NSW, Sarah Butler
2016 Prod. Team Member Harvest Lounge ARTSLAB, B.Moore/S.Butler
2016 Prod. Team Member The ARTSLAB NSW, Sarah Butler
2016 Prod. Team Member Harvest Lounge ARTSLAB, B.Moore S.Butler
2015 Prod. Team Member The ARTSLAB Harvest Lounge, Ben Moore
17-19 Producer/Singer/Drummer BS and The CD's, Jillian O'Dowd
13-19 Manager/Drummer/Singer Baxter Stone and The Chocolate Dogs, Baxter Stone

Short Film

2005 The Wife , Machew Macracken
1998 The Woman (lead) AFTRS
1996 The Daughter , Dean Carey


2019 Narrator/Singer/Multi characters KVArtsFestival, Robert Constable
2018 Ruby Tuesday Shark Island Institute-multi media, Sarah Butler
2017 Ms Asquith The ARTSLAB NSW, Stephen James King
2016 Rachael The ARTSLAB NSW, Sarah Butler
2015 Lead Actor/Singer The ARTSLAB NSW, Sarah Butler
2012 Director Traffic of the Stage UK, Jillian O'Dowd
2012 Fanny/Linda TNT/ADGE (European tour), Paul Stebbings
2011 Director London School of Dramatic Art, Jillian O'Dowd
2011 Petual Gordeno Comedy Theatre Co. UK, David Graham
2011 Maxine, Tina , Gloria Robert Warner Productions, Stuart Morrison
2010 Director LSDA London, Jillian O'Dowd
2010 Martha/Producer Six in the City, Caroline Devlin
2010 Cover, Bren, Petula, Jean, Dolly The Comedy Theatre Co., David Graham
2009 Director London School of Dramatic Art, Jillian O'Dowd
2008 Titania/Lady Teazle/Lucy Lockit Traffic of the Stage UK., John Cooper
2007 Mary Mackillop/ Various Troubadour Theatre, Scott Croll
2002 Helen ( lead ) Hair of the Dog INC, Helen Dallimore
2001 Ellen Hair of the Dog Productions, David Field
2001 Sebastian and Trinculo Bell Shakespeare Co, Des James
1999 Linda Jacobsen Entertainment Group, Michael Darragh
1999 Lise, Nun, Boy, Orange seller STC, Marion Potts
1996 Angela STC, Wayne Harrison
1996 Kelly STC, David Berthold


17-19 performer/promoter BS and The CD's, Baxter Stone

Musical Theatre

2012 Nancy/Charlie Bates/Old Sally TNT/ADGE (European/Asian tour), Paul Stebbings
2011 Ghost of Past and Present TNT/ADGE, Paul Stebbings
2006 Valerie/Judy Garland Boy From Oz Prods, Kenny Ortega
2005 Rosina Independent Theatre, Frank Hatherley
2005 Dorothy Shaft Productions, Linal Haft
2002 Jane : First Understudy, Performed for Marina Prior Lead First Night Productions, Julian Bigg

Training & Additional Notes

2017 view more
1988 view more
1993 view more
Jillian returned from her 5 years working in the UK and Europe November 2012 to live and work back in Australia. Jilly has been a permanent resident of Australia since 1988.
She now resides in Kangaroo Valley NSW for the last 6 years and travels with her work.

She has 30 years of credits in Acting(Film/TV/Stage) Music, Singing, Voice Overs, Directing, Producing, Teaching, Facilitating, Coordinating, Training, Assessing and Course Design.

Jilly played Constable Janine, cast local bit players and coached on set for director Victoria MacIntyre on her FF shoot 'The Flood' in March 2019.

2015-20.         Holds a Current Working with Children Check.
2012	        National Youth Achievement Award, Singapore. ‘Excellent performance in Oliver Twist’
2008-11         Acting and Audition Technique Teacher/Director at the London School of Dramatic Art
1995	        NIDA Acting Graduate - Bachelor of Dramatic Arts and Music
1996	        GLUGS Award	Jeffery Joynton-Smith Performer on Their Way 
		        (Dead White Males for Sydney Theatre Co.)
1994	        NIDA Hazel Treweek Award for Shakespeare (Role of Portia in The Merchant Of Venice)
1996	        Co Founder of Re:actor Acting Services @ Fox Studios, Sydney
1992  	        LTCL Teachers Dip. in Speech, Drama, Music - Trinity College of Music, London	


Jillian is currently a Film,TV,singing,drumming coach for children, teenagers and adults in Kangaroo Valley NSW. 

She delivers The Four C's Hub workshops at The Kangaroo Valley Primary School - Calm, Clarity, Confidence and Creativity, as part of their regular well being programme.

At The London School of Dramatic Art, her role was 'Training and Development Consultant', Teacher, Director, Trainer, Administrator and Assessor of Participants.  2008-2011  (4 years) 
'Six in the City' Film/TV Casting Technique and Life coaching Secret Summer Vocation course, London, 2011. Teaching, Directing, Training and Assessing.

25+ years experience as teacher & course designer, trainer and assessor.(Film/TV/Stage)

Re:actor Acting Services; Founder/Director/Teacher at Fox Studios Sydney and The Randwick Literary Institute 1997-2001 ( Film/TV/Stage) - Teaching Casting Technique with John Mildren ( I4 Casting - Director)

Music and Movement for the Disabled; Blackheath Neighbourhood Centre 2001-2004

'On Camera Careers' Casting Technique Workshops; Blue Mtns Grammar, Springwood, High Schools 2003

2018.     'Fear Of falling' Music Clip Director/Writer/Performer for Baxter Stone and the Chocolate Dogs.
2017.      Songs about Girls and their Fingertips - The ARTSLAB KV in assoc.' with Shark Island Institute (Co Dir)
2016       SHAKE YOUR SPEARE      KV Teen Drama
2015       ONE TIME ALL YEAR        KV Senior Drama
2014       FIRST DO NO HARM        KV Senior Drama
2013       THE APPLE TREE              Berry Dance Studios Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre.
2012	HISTORY OF THEATRE	Traffic of the Stage	
2011	        HISTORY OF THEATRE	Traffic of the Stage – UK Tour.
	        LOVE & MONEY	           LSDA Foundation Graduate Show - Lost Theatre, London
2009	INDEPENDENCE	           LSDA Foundation Graduate Show – The Lion and Unicorn, London
1997-01	RE:ACTOR ACTING SERVICES     Scene Work, Monologues, TV, Film and Theatre - Sydney
1997-99	INDUSTRY SHOWCASES	   Griffin Theatre Co. Sydney

2018       'Sweet Beats and Blues' South Coast all ages music hall crawl at Cambewarra and Tomerong.
2018.      'Fear Of falling' Music Clip starring Roy Billing and Baxter Stone and The Chocolate Dogs.
2017       The Way of all Fish - The ARTSLAB in assoc' with Shark Island Institute - Dir:Stephen James King
2016       Songs about Girls and their Fingertips - The ARTSLAB KV in assoc.' with Shark Island Institute
2015       TEMPTING MORSELS ArtsLab in association with Shark Island Kangaroo Valley
2010       BEAUTIFUL BODIES	Leicester Square Theatre  ‘Six in the City’ UK.	Dir: Caroline Devlin
2003 	MADAME MELVILLE	Downstairs Belvoir St/HOTDOG/Brown Paper Films Dir. Adam Cook. 
2002 	SWEET PHOEBE	Court Theatre NZ/Downstairs Belvoir/HOTDOG Dir. Helen Dallimore


Jilly has been the Manager/Singer/Drummer with rock n roll band Baxter Stone and The Chocolate Dogs 2013-2019. Popular South Coast Rock 'n' roll band featuring original Australian music. They know a 100's of covers too.

Jilly produced, directed, wrote and performed in 'fear of falling' Music Clip 2018 starring Roy Billing 'UnderBelly' fame. DOP Sam Vines ( Friday on my Mind - Story of the Easybeats  ABC TV bio pic) Shot and produced in KV edited by Hilary Balmond in Welby (Highlands). It's been submitted for play on 'RAGE'. Go to you tube to view 'Fear of falling' Baxter Stone.

Jilly has been a production team member for The ARTSLAB in association with The Harvest Lounge in KV NSW on all ages Music Events 2015-2019.

Jilly produced Baxter Stone and The Chocolate dogs  debut album launch 'Barking up the wrong Tree' in 2017 at the popular Jervis Bay original music venue ' Angels Bayside cafe' in Huskisson. Their band has a residency at the venue. She sings and plays drums on Baxter's original music.

Jilly founded, produced and participated as a musician/MC in the South Coast All Ages Music Events ' Sweet Beats and Blues' in 2018 at The Cambewarra and Tomerong Halls. 2019 's scheduled for Sept 21 2019 at the Berry Pavillion and Youth Hall. It is a profit share for participating musicians celebrating original Australian music.
Booking fee through Humanitix and Sth Coast Tix goes to the Womens Community refuge charity.

Jilly founded and facilitates 'Bettys Busking Beats' for South Coast Teen musicians at Bettys Bar Kangaroo Valley NSW 2018-2019.

In May 2019 she performed with The Acacia String Quartet on Nick Enright's 'The Maitland and Morpeth String Quartet' comedy poem with an extensive score by Vincent Plush for The Kangaroo valley Arts Festival.

Her current voice gig is as a singer and actor in ‘PIP!’ for Wesley Smith Productions – a original NSW score/story to teach and entertain children on the origins of sound. She narrates, plays 3 characters and sings 9 songs in the recording for 2019.

Numerous NIDA Productions - available upon request

Many voice overs for radio. TV and educational training

Many Commercials and Corporate Videos in NZ,Australia and UK 100% and visual.

Four years of 'Theatre in Education' credits as an Actor, Singer and Puppeteer prior to NIDA. ( before 1993-
Skylark Theatre Co., Olivia Brown Prods, Troubadour Theatre,) Post - Traffic of the Stage UK. 


 Sarah Butler, Artistic Director for The ARTSLAB.
 Andrew Smee, Principal of Kangaroo Valley Primary School.
 Jake Taylor, Principal of The London School of Dramatic Art.
 Mark Gaal, Head of VET The National Institute of Dramatic Art,

Featured Media

Media Gallery
Shoe Size: 7
Clothing Size: Female - 10
Waist: 63cm
Neck: 34cm
Bra Size: B
Bust: 86cm
Hip: 88cm
Natural Accent: Australian, New Zealand
Accent Skills: Italian, Japanese, Latino, Mandarin, Maori, Mexican, Mid Western, New England , New Zealand, Pakistani, Russian, Scottish, South Western, Southern, Spanish, Welsh, Western, Irish, Indian, Greek, German, French, English, Cockney, Chinese, Caribbean, West Coast American, Brooklyn, East Coast American, Australian, American Standard, African, South African
Voice Style: Documentary, Accents, Animation, Character, Corporate, Phone Message, Promo, Radio/TV Promo, Retail, Singing, Soft Sell, Straight, Voice Acting
Languages: French, German
Hair Length: Long
Hair Style: Wavy
Instrumental: Drums, Percussion, Piano / Keyboard
Dance: Rock n Roll , Swing, Modern, Jazz, Folk, Country, Contemporary, Ballroom
Singing: Blues, Choir, Country & Western , Folk, Jazz, Musical Theatre, Opera, Pop, Rock, Show, Classical, Contemporary
Singing Range: Mezzo Soprano
Sport & Athletic: Yoga, Badminton, Baseball, Cycling, Horse Riding, Ice Skating, Mountain Biking, Netball, Rock Climbing , Sailing, Skate Boarding, Snow Skiing, Squash, Swimming, Tennis, Water Skiing, Cricket, Pilates, Roller Skating, Rowing, Table Tennis
Circus: Puppeteer, Juggling, Clown
Drivers Licence: Car
Types Of Model Work: Commercial, Promotional
Voice Style: Documentary, Accents, Animation, Character, Corporate, Phone Message, Promo, Radio/TV Promo, Retail, Singing, Soft Sell, Straight, Voice Acting

Additional Notes

Activities & Societies

Unless otherwise specified, you may not reproduce materials on this site or received in email from this site, in whole or in part, for any purpose including redistribution without prior written permission from SHOWCAST, the content owner or copyright administrator. You may not post or display links or ads for this website or it’s content on any social media platform.