• SELECT
    HEIGHT:
    172cm
    HAIR:
    brown
    EYES:
    blue
  • Finley Hughes
    BACKGROUND
    Finley is an emerging actor and musical theatre performer. He is a recent graduate of The National Academy of Singing and Dramatic Arts (NASDA). Since graduating Finley has worked with The Court Theatre, starring in such shows as Flagons and Foxtrots and Crash Bash, He has also recently finished starring in the NZ tour of Madagascar the Musical as well as devising and performing his solo show in Demon Cat Space Boy.

  • AWARDS & NOMINATIONS
  • YEAR
  • 2016 - Waikato Theatre Sports Champion
  • 2014-2016 - National Youth Drama School Scholarship Winner
  • 2016 - Best Male Actor - Waikato Sheilah Winn Shakespeare Competition
  • 2016 - Best Actor - Palmerston North Short Film Festival
  • 2017 - Best Cameo (Legally Blonde) - Zony Awards

  • SHORT FILM
  • YEAR
  • PRODUCTION
  • ROLE
  • COMPANY/VENUE
  • DIRECTOR
  • 2016
  • THE DAIRY DIARIES
  • Daniel
  • Ashton Ledger

  • THEATRE
  • YEAR
  • PRODUCTION
  • ROLE
  • COMPANY/VENUE
  • DIRECTOR
  • 2022
  • FLAGONS AND FOXTROTS
  • Archie Moore (lead)
  • The Court Theatre
  • Kathleen Burns
  • 2022
  • PLAYHOUSE NATIONAL TOUR
  • Lead Performer
  • New Zealand Playhouse
  • Michael Bell
  • 2021
  • CRASH BASH (Tour)
  • Lead Performer
  • The Court Theatre
  • Ben Freeth
  • 2021
  • DEVISED SOLO SHOW
  • Boy
  • NASDA/Little Andromeda
  • Tom Eaton
  • 2020
  • MR BURNS: A POST ELECTRIC PLAY
  • Gibson
  • NASDA
  • Tom Eason
  • 2020
  • DAKOTA OF THE WHITE FLATS
  • Intern
  • Red Leap Theatre
  • Ella Becroft
  • 2019
  • UNFORGIVABLE HARVEST
  • Lead Performer
  • NASDA
  • Tom Eason
  • 2016
  • BARE
  • Lead Performer
  • Hillcrest
  • 2016
  • AN IDEAL HUSBAND
  • Ensemble
  • Hillcrest
  • 2009
  • DON QUIXOTE
  • Ensemble
  • Royal New Zealand Ballet Company
  • 2008
  • CINDERELLA
  • Ensemble
  • Royal New Zealand Ballet Company

  • MUSICAL THEATRE
  • YEAR
  • PRODUCTION
  • ROLE
  • COMPANY/VENUE
  • DIRECTOR
  • 2021
  • MADAGASCAR THE MUSICAL (NZ Tour)
  • King Julien
  • Showcase Productions
  • Nick Wilkinson
  • 2020
  • URINETOWN!
  • Cladwell
  • NASDA
  • Holly Chappell-Eason
  • 2019
  • 42ND STREET
  • Ensemble
  • NASDA
  • Kirsty Allpress
  • 2018
  • FIDDLER ON THE ROOF
  • Ensemble
  • NASDA
  • Angela Johnson
  • 2018
  • SEUSSICAL THE MUSICAL
  • Cat in the Hat
  • NASDA
  • 2017
  • LEGALLY BLONDE
  • Ensemble
  • Riverlea Theatre
  • Mel Martin
  • 2016
  • MARY POPPINS
  • Ensemble
  • Hamilton Operatic Society
  • David Sidwell
  • 2016
  • ROCK OF AGES
  • Drew
  • Riverlea Theatre
  • 2015
  • MAMMA MIA!
  • Ensemble
  • Hamilton Operatic Society
  • David Sidwell

  • TRAINING
  • 2014-2016 - National Youth Drama School
  • 2019 - Actors' Programme week long intensive
  • 2018-2020 - NASDA - Bachelor of Performing Arts
  • 2021 - The Actors Studio - Elena Stejko
  • 2005 - 20014 - Margaret Fairhead's School of Dance
  • 2022 - Miranda Harcourt's Screen Specialist Programme

  • RELEVANT SKILLS
  • Dance - Classically Trained in Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Contemporary
  • Music - Tenor, Pop Singing, MT Singing, Choral Singing, Guitar, Drums
  • Theatre - Physical Theatre, Devising, Directing, Writing, Storytelling, Children’s Theatre
  • Accents - Standard American/Southern, British, Australian
  • Other - Car Drivers License, Puppetry, Laban Movement, Theatre Sports, Improv, Drama Tutor