Kathryn Rawlings - Esther Stephens
   
  • SELECT
    HEIGHT:
    166cm
    HAIR:
    brown
    EYES:
    blue
  • Esther Stephens
    BACKGROUND
    Esther is a graduate of UNITEC - Bachelor of Performing & Screen Arts, Majoring in Acting . Since then she has been a core cast member in three seasons of 'Go Girls' and two seasons of 'Westside'. She has also appeared in countless numbers of stage productions. She is a trained singer with a C3 - C6 range, belt to F5.

  • AWARDS & NOMINATIONS
  • YEAR
  • 2012 TV GUIDE BEST ON THE BOX Sexiest Woman Nomination
  • 2012 NZTV Awards Best Drama for GO GIRLS IV
  • 2017 NEW ZEALAND TELEVISION AWARDS Best Actress Nomination for Ngaire Munroe in Westside 3

  • TELEVISION
  • YEAR
  • PRODUCTION
  • ROLE
  • COMPANY/VENUE
  • DIRECTOR
  • 2019
  • WESTSIDE V
  • Ngaire
  • South Pacific Pictures
  • Various
  • 2017
  • BROKENWOOD MYSTERIES 4
  • Grace
  • South Pacific Pictures
  • Helena Brooks
  • 2017
  • WESTIDE IV
  • Ngaire (Core Caste)
  • South Pacific Pictures
  • Various
  • 2016
  • 800 WORDS II
  • Becs Whitfield
  • Seven Network & South Pacific Pictures
  • Various
  • 2016
  • WESTSIDE III
  • Ngaire (core cast)
  • South Pacific Pictures
  • Various
  • 2015
  • WESTSIDE II
  • Ngaire (core cast)
  • Michael Hurst/Murray Keane
  • 2014
  • WHEN WE GO TO WAR
  • Bea
  • Jump Film & TV
  • Peter Burger
  • 2014
  • WESTSIDE
  • Ngaire (core cast)
  • South Pacific Pictures
  • Various
  • 2013
  • HOUSE HUSBANDS II
  • Vanessa
  • Playmaker Media
  • Grant Brown
  • 2013
  • THE DOCTOR BLAKE MYSTERY
  • Lydia Callow
  • January Productions Pty
  • Pino Amenta
  • 2011
  • UNDERBELLY NEW ZEALAND
  • Monique
  • Screentime
  • Ric Pelizzerri
  • 2011
  • GO GIRLS IV
  • Olivia (core cast)
  • South Pacific Pictures
  • Various
  • 2010
  • GO GIRLS III
  • Olivia (core cast)
  • South Pacific Pictures
  • Various
  • 2009
  • GO GIRLS II
  • Olivia (core cast)
  • South Pacific Pictures
  • Various

  • SHORT FILM
  • YEAR
  • PRODUCTION
  • ROLE
  • COMPANY/VENUE
  • DIRECTOR
  • 2011
  • REST INC.
  • Woman
  • Northwest Digital
  • Louis Mendiola
  • 2005
  • EAST OF EDEN
  • Evelyn
  • UNITEC
  • Ian Mune
  • 2005
  • WEDDING NIGHT
  • Emily
  • UNITEC
  • Sebastian Telfer
  • 2004
  • UNDER THE WILLOW
  • Lady
  • UNITEC
  • Blair Walsh

  • PRESENTING
  • YEAR
  • PRODUCTION
  • ROLE
  • COMPANY/VENUE
  • DIRECTOR
  • 2016
  • NATIONAL COUNCIL OF WOMEN
  • MC
  • Te Papa
  • 2016
  • VODAFONE NZ MUSIC AWARDS
  • Presenter
  • TV3

  • THEATRE
  • YEAR
  • PRODUCTION
  • ROLE
  • COMPANY/VENUE
  • DIRECTOR
  • 2016
  • PLAY ON
  • Featured Singer
  • Pop Up Globe
  • Paul McLaney
  • 2012
  • THE SEVEN FUNERALS OF CHARLIE MORRIS
  • She
  • Elephant Nation
  • Chris Neels
  • 2011
  • THE 2011 MONOLOGUES
  • Rebecca
  • Fingers and Teeth Productions
  • Tom Sainsbury
  • 2009
  • SHE STOOPS TO CONQUER
  • Constance Neville
  • Auckland Theatre Company
  • Michael Hurst
  • 2007
  • TIS A PITY SHE'S A WHORE
  • Livia
  • Silo Theatre
  • Michael Hurst
  • 2007
  • BASED ON AUCKLAND
  • Various
  • Silo Theatre
  • Oliver Driver
  • 2006
  • TWELFTH NIGHT
  • Assistant to Olivia
  • Auckland Theatre Company
  • Michael Hurst
  • 2006
  • TAKAMINE G SERIES
  • Self Devised Solo
  • UNITEC
  • Esther Stephens
  • 2006
  • BLACKROCK
  • Marian/Glenys
  • UNITEC
  • Robin Payne
  • 2005
  • LAST LAUGHS
  • Gwendolene
  • UNITEC
  • Michelle Hine & Heath Jones
  • 2005
  • MARAT/SADE
  • Rossignol
  • UNITEC
  • Jonathan Hendry
  • 2005
  • THREE SISTERS
  • Masha
  • UNITEC
  • Milton Justice
  • 2004
  • CLASS ACT - Selected Excerpts
  • Juliet & Scilla
  • UNITEC
  • Heath Jones

  • MUSICAL THEATRE
  • YEAR
  • PRODUCTION
  • ROLE
  • COMPANY/VENUE
  • DIRECTOR
  • 2017
  • THAT BLOODY WOMAN - NZ TOUR
  • Kate Shepherd
  • Jumpboad Productions
  • Kip Chapman
  • 2016
  • THE RAT PACL
  • Lead Vocalist
  • Auckland Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Hamish McKeich
  • 2016
  • MAD MEN & DANGEROUS WOMEN
  • Lead Vocalist
  • Christchurch Symphony Orchestra
  • Luke Di Somma
  • 2016
  • THAT BLOODY WOMAN
  • Kate Sheppard
  • Auckland Theatre Company
  • Kip Chapman
  • 2016
  • THAT BLOODY WOMAN
  • Kate Sheppard
  • Court Theatre
  • Kip Chapman
  • 2015
  • THAT BLOODY WOMAN
  • Kate Sheppard
  • Di Somma Creative Ltd.
  • Kip Chapman
  • 2014
  • GEORGY GIRL WORKSHOP
  • Bev Durham
  • Backstage Productions
  • Gary Young
  • 2013
  • FACE IN THE CROWD
  • Sarah Gibson
  • LRB Productions
  • James Tudball
  • 2012
  • CHESS
  • Ensemble
  • The Production Company
  • Gale Edwards
  • 2008
  • SPELLING BEE
  • Marcy Park
  • Auckland Theatre Company
  • Murray Lynch
  • 2008
  • THREEPENNY OPERA
  • Lucy Brown
  • Silo/Large Group
  • Michael Hurst
  • 2008
  • BLOOD BROTHERS
  • Linda
  • Peach Theatre Company
  • Jesse Peach
  • 2007
  • PIPPI LOGSTOCKINGS
  • Pippi
  • The Pumphouse
  • Tim Bray

  • VOICE
  • YEAR
  • PRODUCTION
  • ROLE
  • COMPANY/VENUE
  • DIRECTOR
  • 2018
  • BAD SEED
  • KARAOKE SINGER
  • South Pacific Pictures
  • Helena Brooks & Caroline Bell-Booth
  • 2017
  • MYOB
  • Voice Over
  • Radio

  • SINGING
  • YEAR
  • PRODUCTION
  • ROLE
  • COMPANY/VENUE
  • DIRECTOR
  • 2018
  • DISCO
  • Singer
  • Auckland Philharmonic Orchestra
  • 2017
  • RESPECT
  • Singer
  • Auckland Arts Festival
  • 2017
  • OPENING CEREMONY WORLD MASTERS GAMES
  • Lead Singer
  • Inside Out
  • Mike Mizrahi
  • 2016
  • THE RAT PACK
  • Lead Vocalist
  • Auckland Philharmonic Orchestra
  • 2014
  • THE WHITE TREE BAND
  • Lead Vocalist
  • The White Tree
  • James Tudball
  • 2009
  • LEWIS MCCALLUM & FRIENDS
  • Improvised lead vocals
  • Funk Three Piece
  • 2009
  • SIR PLUS & THE REQUIREMENTS
  • Baking Vocals
  • Stage Show
  • 2008-10
  • HOUSE OF BROKEN STRINGS
  • Lead Vocals
  • Soul Originals Band
  • 2007-10
  • MOTOCITY FAMILY FUNK
  • Lead Singer
  • Mowtown & Soul Covers Band
  • 2006-08
  • TANGENT
  • Lead & back Up Singer
  • Funk, Rock & Soul Style
  • 2006-08
  • MUSIC@MALT
  • Lead Singer
  • Acoustic Cafe Music Duo
  • 2005
  • SINGING SOLOS
  • UNITEC
  • Jennifer Ward-Lealand

  • OTHER
  • YEAR
  • PRODUCTION
  • ROLE
  • COMPANY/VENUE
  • DIRECTOR
  • 2015
  • COCA-COLA XMAS IN THE PARK
  • Soloist
  • Best Events
  • Cherie Mathieson

  • RELEVANT SKILLS
  • DANCE - MODERN, DRIVERS LICENCE, FIRE POI, BASIC GUITAR, YOGA.
  • SINGING - 3 Octaves, one below & two above middle C, strong belt range