Kathryn Rawlings - Kirsty Bruce
   
  • SELECT
    HEIGHT:
    179cm
    HAIR:
    brown
    EYES:
  • Kirsty Bruce
    BACKGROUND
    Kirsty most recently appeared in Pop-up Globe's Somerset company; playing The Taming of the Shrew and Richard III in repertory. Prior to moving to Auckland she spent many years working with multi-award winning Wellington theatre company The Bacchanals, appearing in 13 productions - a mix of both classical theatre and premiers of new New Zealand work. Other Wellington collaborations are work with Pinwheel Dance Theatre (Gizza Hoon) and several seasons of Summer Shakespeare Wellington, including playing Lady Macbeth. Her latest screen credit was as Rebecca Boone in History Channel’s Frontiersmen. She starred in Copper, a short film to have 7 international film festival screenings. Kirsty is a graduate of Victoria University of Wellington’s Theatre and Film programmes and a proud member of Equity.

  • TELEVISION
  • YEAR
  • PRODUCTION
  • ROLE
  • COMPANY/VENUE
  • DIRECTOR
  • 2019
  • SHORTLAND STREET
  • Anna Roberts
  • South Pacific Pictures
  • Angela Bloomfield
  • 2018
  • FRONTIERSMEN: THE MEN WHO BUILT AMERICA
  • Rebecca Boone
  • Steven David Entertainment
  • John Ealer
  • 2015
  • HOW TO MURDER YOUR WIFE
  • Hooker
  • Screentime
  • Ric Pellizzeri

  • SHORT FILM
  • YEAR
  • PRODUCTION
  • ROLE
  • COMPANY/VENUE
  • DIRECTOR
  • 2019
  • Curated
  • Curator
  • Autopilot Films
  • Aaron Ly
  • 2017
  • THE SIGHT OF STARS
  • Moderator
  • Run, Shoshona Productions
  • Jakob Twidle
  • 2016
  • THE METAMORPHASIS OF THOMAS O'GRADY
  • Vanessa
  • Familie Films
  • 2012
  • COPPER
  • Tessa
  • Eclipse Entertainment
  • Jack O'Donnell
  • 2012
  • GAME SHOW
  • Mindy
  • NZ Film School
  • 2010
  • THE OTHER HALF
  • Alison
  • Kleos Productions
  • Fern Karun
  • 2007
  • YOU'RE A COW, DO YOU KNOW THAT?
  • Lead
  • Kleos Productions
  • Fern Karun
  • 2006
  • CONSUMING VANESSA
  • Vanessa
  • Victoria University
  • Fern Karun
  • 2006
  • GEORGE AND MAD AD MAN
  • Model
  • Victoria University
  • Janosh Schimmelschmidt

  • THEATRE
  • YEAR
  • PRODUCTION
  • ROLE
  • COMPANY/VENUE
  • DIRECTOR
  • 2019
  • CRAZY GRIEF
  • Eva
  • Atawhai Festival
  • Romy Hooper
  • 2018
  • THE TAMING OF THE SHREW
  • Tranio
  • Pop Up Globe
  • Brigid Costello and David Lawrence
  • 2018
  • RICHARD III
  • Dorset, Young Prince 1, Tyrrell
  • Pop Up Globe
  • Miles Gregory
  • 2018
  • JUDGE, JURY AND COOKIE MONSTER
  • Belle-Jean Biskette
  • Burrowed Time
  • John Burrows
  • 2017
  • RABBIT
  • Bella
  • Stray Theatre
  • Rachael Longshaw-Park
  • 2016
  • HOLD ME
  • Stanza
  • Prospect Park Productions
  • Tabitha Arthur
  • 2015
  • RICHARD III
  • Queen Elizabeth
  • The Bachannals
  • David Lawrence
  • 2015
  • LYSISTRATA
  • Myrrhina
  • The Bachannals
  • David Lawrence
  • 2015
  • A CHRISTMAS KAREL CAPEK
  • Robot Bri
  • The Bachannals
  • David Lawrence
  • 2014
  • MACBETH
  • Lady Macbeth
  • Summer Shakespeare Wellington
  • Sarah Delahunty
  • 2014
  • ONCE WE BUILT A TOWER
  • Ethel McMillan
  • The Bachannals
  • David Lawrence
  • 2014
  • BLUE STOCKINGS
  • Miss Blake
  • The Bachannals
  • David Lawrence
  • 2013
  • CORIOLANUS
  • Virgilla / Ensemble
  • The Bachannals
  • David Lawrence
  • 2013
  • THE CLOUDS
  • Waldorf
  • The Bachannals
  • David Lawrence
  • 2013
  • GUNPLAY
  • Mallory Gilmore-Billington
  • The Bachannals
  • David Lawrence
  • 2013
  • MINNA CON BARNHELM (GERMAN LANGUAGE PLAY)
  • Die Witwe (The Widow)
  • VUW German Club
  • Monika Smith
  • 2012
  • OTHER PEOPLE'S WARS
  • Multiple
  • The Bachannals
  • David Lawrence
  • 2012
  • NO TASTE FOREVER
  • Fliss McSkimming
  • The Bachannals
  • David Lawrence
  • 2012
  • LOVE IN THE TIME OF VAMPIRES
  • Miss Margeurite, Lance Mandrake
  • Subversive ARts
  • Pachali Brewster
  • 2012
  • SLOUCHING TOWARDS BETHLEHEM
  • Multiple
  • The Bachannals
  • David Lawrence
  • 2012
  • JULIUS CAESAR
  • Multiple
  • The Bachannals
  • David Lawrence
  • 2012
  • UBU IN PARADISE
  • Ma Ubu
  • Blair Everson
  • 2010
  • ANGELS IN AMERICA
  • Harper
  • Jack O Donell
  • 2010
  • LOVE IN THE TIME OF VAMPIRES
  • Peaches
  • Pachali Brewster
  • 2010
  • THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR
  • The Host
  • Summer Shakespeare Wellington
  • David Lawrence
  • 2009
  • HENRY VI, PART 1
  • Warwick
  • The Bachannals
  • David Lawrence
  • 2009
  • HENRY V
  • Scroop, Rambures, Ensemble
  • Summer Shakespeare Wellington
  • David Lawrence
  • 2009
  • ROCK-A-BYE-BABY
  • Alex Puddle
  • Kleos Productions
  • Fern Karun
  • 2008
  • JOURNEY TO THE WEST
  • Multiple
  • Victoria University
  • Megan Evans
  • 2008
  • NORTHWARD HO
  • Leverpool
  • Victoria University
  • David Carnegie and David Lawrence
  • 2007
  • 'DENTITY CRISIS
  • Edith Fromage
  • Victoria University
  • Brigid Costello
  • 2007
  • THE TEMPEST
  • Ariel
  • Victoria University
  • Heather Timms
  • 2007
  • MASSES AND MAN
  • The Nameless One
  • Victoria University
  • Rachel Lenart
  • 2007
  • THE FROGS
  • Chorus
  • Victoria University
  • David Lawrence

  • DIRECTING
  • YEAR
  • PRODUCTION
  • ROLE
  • COMPANY/VENUE
  • DIRECTOR
  • 2018
  • MEZ
  • Director
  • Luftmensch Productions
  • Kirsty Bruce

  • OTHER
  • YEAR
  • PRODUCTION
  • ROLE
  • COMPANY/VENUE
  • DIRECTOR
  • 2016
  • PAYING FOR IT: AN INSIDER'S GUIDE TO THE SEX INDUSTRY
  • Dramaturg
  • Pumpkin Paradox

  • TRAINING
  • 2020 - The Actor's Workout - Jamie Irvine
  • 2019 Standard US accent Workshop - Jacque Drew
  • 2019 - Comedy Improv workshop with Jesse Griffin
  • 2018 Screen Acting Masterclass - Miranda Harcourt & Garth Davis
  • 2018 Advanced Acting for Screen Initiative - Liz Mullane & Rachel Bullock
  • 2018 The Actor's Workout - Jamie Irvine
  • 2018 Travis Technique Masterclass
  • 2018 Howard Fine Masterclass (Auditor)
  • 2018 Massive Essentials Workshop - Massive company
  • 2017 To Be Audition Workshop - Linda McFetridge (Catch Casting)
  • 2017 Auditioning For Screen - Amanda Rees (Catch Casting)
  • 2017 Screen Acting - Miranda Harcourt
  • 2017 Film Acting and Auditioning Workshop - Andrea Kelland and Vicky Yiannoutsos
  • 2017 Beginners Te Reo Maori - Taki Rua
  • 2016 American Accent Training - Jade Valour
  • 2015 Play for Place (Wellington) - Sofia Mavrangani and Miranda Manasiadas
  • 2014 One Day Acting Workshop - Peter Feeney
  • 2013 Vocal Workshop - Sylvia Rands
  • 2013 Screen Actors and Writers Workshop - Emerging Actor's Trust, Steve Barr
  • 2012 Screen Acting and Audition Workshop - Rachel Bullock
  • 2006 - 2008 Bachelor of Arts (Theatre) - Victoria University, Wellington

  • RELEVANT SKILLS
  • BASIC SKILLS: Karate, Kung Fu (General Martial Arts), Stage Combat, Swimming, Hip Hip, Early Modern and Renaissance Dance, Scottish Dance, Hula, Singing and Te Reo.
  • INTERMEDIATE SKILLS: Pilates and Conversational German.
  • ACCENTS: Standard British and RP, Standard American, German and French.