Kathryn Rawlings - Darien Takle
   
  • SELECT
    HEIGHT:
    160cm
    HAIR:
    red
    EYES:
    blue
  • Darien Takle
    BACKGROUND
    Darien is an experienced actress/singer who has performed in New Zealand, Australia, United Kingdom, USA, and Hawaii. She writes and directs and has performed in alternative Theatre, Comedy, Musical Theatre, Opera and her own solo shows.

  • AWARDS & NOMINATIONS
  • YEAR
  • NZ Film Awards - Best Performance in a Digital Feature - Christmas Dir. Greg King

  • FILM
  • YEAR
  • PRODUCTION
  • ROLE
  • COMPANY/VENUE
  • DIRECTOR
  • 2008
  • A SONG OF GOOD
  • June Eskelson
  • Headstrong
  • Greg King
  • 2004
  • DECEIT
  • Janel
  • Open Road Productions
  • John Sacret Young
  • 2003
  • CHRISTMAS
  • Loma
  • Severe Features Limited
  • Greg King
  • 1997
  • THE UGLY
  • Marge
  • Essential Films
  • Scott Reynolds
  • 1994
  • HEAVENLY CREATURES
  • Miss Stewart
  • WingNut Films
  • Peter Jackson
  • 1993
  • BREAD AND ROSES
  • Matron
  • Gaylene Preston Productions
  • Gaylene Preston
  • 1984
  • SECOND TIME LUCKY
  • Slapper
  • Eadenrock Ltd
  • Michael Anderson
  • 1983
  • THE LOST TRIBE
  • Slapper
  • Avatar Entertainment Group
  • John Laing
  • 1972
  • GONE UP NORTH FOR A WHILE
  • Nurse
  • NZ National Film Unit
  • Paul Maunder
  • 1959
  • LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD
  • Red Riding Hood
  • Ruth Dillon

  • TELEVISION
  • YEAR
  • PRODUCTION
  • ROLE
  • COMPANY/VENUE
  • DIRECTOR
  • 2017
  • 800 WORDS
  • Valerie
  • South Pacific Pictures
  • Various
  • 2015
  • HILLARY
  • Remuera Woman
  • Great Southern Television
  • Danny Mulheron
  • 2014
  • SHORTLAND STREET
  • Charlotte Sadler
  • South Pacific Pictures
  • Various
  • 2008
  • BURYING BRIAN
  • Danya Williams
  • Eyeworks
  • Various
  • 2003
  • SHORTLAND STREET
  • Babs Albright
  • South Pacific Pictures
  • Various
  • 2002
  • MERCY PEAK
  • Caroline
  • South Pacific Pictures
  • Ian Mune
  • 1994
  • MARLIN BAY
  • Darcy Mason
  • South Pacific Pictures
  • Chris Bailey
  • 1994
  • EREBUS-THE AFTERMATH
  • Myra Davis
  • 1993
  • TYPHOONS PEOPLE
  • Felicity Gladstone
  • Gibson Group
  • Yvonne Mackay
  • 1985-1986
  • POSSESSION
  • Louise Carpenter
  • Grundys Australia
  • Various
  • 1983
  • KALEIDOSCOPE: WINGS OVER WATER
  • Solo
  • TVNZ
  • 1982
  • KAELDOSCOPE: DARIEN TAKLE SINGS BRECHT
  • Solo
  • TVNZ
  • 1981-1982
  • 12 BAR RHYTHM N SHOES
  • Singer/Dancer
  • TVNZ
  • HUDSON AND HALLS
  • Guest Singer
  • TVNZ
  • STARS ON SUNDAY
  • Reader
  • TVNZ
  • GIVE US A CLUE
  • Guest Celebrity
  • TVNZ

  • SHORT FILM
  • YEAR
  • PRODUCTION
  • ROLE
  • COMPANY/VENUE
  • DIRECTOR
  • 2009
  • THE ROAD OUT OF TOWN
  • Constable June Weppet
  • 2008
  • EX LIBRIS
  • Librarian
  • Oliver Page
  • 2007
  • SWEET AS
  • Mother
  • 2006
  • PURE
  • Mother
  • 2000
  • DONUTS FOR BREAKFAST
  • Mrs Spratt
  • Felicity Morgan-Rhind
  • 1999
  • SCI FI BETTY
  • Tempest Storm
  • Gillian Ashurst

  • THEATRE
  • YEAR
  • PRODUCTION
  • ROLE
  • COMPANY/VENUE
  • DIRECTOR
  • 2017
  • HEN'S TEETH
  • Darien
  • Circa Theatre
  • 2016
  • YOU CAN ALWAYS HAND THEM BACK
  • Honey
  • Auckland Theatre Company
  • Janice Finn
  • 2015
  • LYSISTRATA
  • Stratalis
  • Auckland Theatre Company
  • Michael Hurst
  • 2014
  • THE PINK HAMMER
  • Louise
  • Centrepoint Theatre
  • Conrad Newport
  • 2013
  • THE WOMEN
  • Mrs. Morehead/Maggie/Countess de Lage
  • The Court Theatre
  • Ross Gumbly
  • 2012
  • A SHORTCUT TO HAPPINESS
  • Janet
  • Auckland Theatre Company
  • Alison Quigan
  • 2012
  • THE BIRTHDAY PARTY
  • Meg
  • Potent Pause
  • Raymond Hawthorne
  • 2011
  • FOUR FLAT WHITES IN ITALY
  • Alison
  • Circa Theatre
  • Ross Jolly
  • 2011
  • MIDNIGHT IN MOSCOW
  • June
  • Court Theatre
  • Ross Gumbly
  • 2010
  • MARY STUART
  • Jane Kennedy
  • Circa Theatre
  • Ross Jolly
  • 2009
  • HAPPY COUPLING
  • Centrepoint Theatre
  • 2008
  • WHO WANTS TO BE 100?
  • Fortune Theatre
  • PIAF
  • Edith Piaf
  • Theatre corporate
  • Raymond Hawthorne
  • EVITA
  • Eva Peron
  • NZ and Hawaii
  • LES MISERABLES
  • Fantine
  • Cameron McIntosh Productions Melbourne
  • HAMLET
  • Gertrude
  • Mercury Theatre Company
  • KING LEAR
  • Cordelia
  • Mercury Theatre Company
  • YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU
  • Reba
  • Mercury Theatre Company
  • TAMING OF THE SHREW
  • Bianca
  • Mercury Theatre Company
  • HENRY V
  • Kate
  • Mercury Theatre Company
  • CABARET
  • Sally Bowles
  • Mercury Theatre Company
  • WIZARD OF OZ
  • Dorthy Gale
  • Mercury Theatre Company
  • LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC
  • Petra
  • Mercury Theatre Company
  • KISS ME KATE
  • Lois
  • Mercury Theatre Company
  • TRAVESTIES
  • Gwendolen
  • Mercury Theatre Company
  • SOUND OF MUSIC
  • Maria
  • Mercury Theatre Company
  • FIDDLER ON THE ROON
  • Hode
  • Mercury Theatre Company
  • MEPHOSTOPHELES
  • Faustus
  • Mercury Theatre Company
  • JAQUES BREL IS ALIVE AND WILL AND LIVING IN PARIS
  • Singer
  • Mercury Theatre Company
  • DARIEN TAKLE SINGS BRECHT
  • Solo show
  • Dairen Takle
  • INTO THE WOODS
  • The Witch
  • Watershed Theatre
  • DAUGHTERS OF HEAVEN
  • Court Theatre
  • Elric Hooper
  • GYSPY
  • Court Theatre
  • Elric Hooper

  • TRAINING
  • Diploma on Fine Arts - Elam Art School, Auckland University
  • Performing Arts degree - Toi Whakaari
  • Celta Diploma and Tesol - Unitec

  • RELEVANT SKILLS
  • Full drivers lisence, basic waterski, swimming, yoga. Basic dance (modern).
  • Highly skilled singer - mezzo soprano (E below mid C - top C) Musical theatre, French.
  • Voice artist, writer & director. Most accents when required.