Kathryn Rawlings - Lydia Raynes
   
  • SELECT
    HEIGHT:
    171cm
    HAIR:
    brown
    EYES:
  • Lydia Raynes
    BACKGROUND
    Lydia moved to Auckland from Wellington where she gained a rich background in theatre through studying at Victoria University and performing regularly with two different theatre companies. Her two woman comedy show MANLESS MAMET won the Judges Choice award for Best Play at the 2018 Short + Sweet Festival. Lydia is currently training in screen acting in Auckland and is dedicated to constantly working on her craft.

  • AWARDS & NOMINATIONS
  • YEAR
  • 2018 - 'Manless Memet' - Judges Choice Award for Best Play - Short + Sweet

  • FILM
  • YEAR
  • PRODUCTION
  • ROLE
  • COMPANY/VENUE
  • DIRECTOR
  • 2018
  • STRAIGHT FORWARD
  • Bank Teller
  • Straight Forward Productions
  • Ric Pellizzeri

  • TELEVISION
  • YEAR
  • PRODUCTION
  • ROLE
  • COMPANY/VENUE
  • DIRECTOR
  • 2015
  • REGGIE'S CASE FILES
  • Samantha
  • Jonathan Ashley-Harris
  • 2014
  • THE FLOPPY DISK GENERATION
  • Lydia
  • Stella Reid

  • THEATRE
  • YEAR
  • PRODUCTION
  • ROLE
  • COMPANY/VENUE
  • DIRECTOR
  • 2019
  • HAMLET
  • Player/Ensemble
  • Pop Up Globe (NZ Tour)
  • David Lawrence
  • 2019
  • MEASURE FOR MEASURE
  • Julietta
  • Pop Up Globe (NZ Tour)
  • Miles Gregory
  • 2015
  • DEAD MEN'S WARS
  • Helen
  • Canberra and Bats Theatre
  • Brett Adam
  • 2015
  • MEDEA
  • Fate 3
  • Whitirea Theatre
  • Brett Adam
  • 2015
  • WINGS
  • Mo
  • Bats theatre
  • Tabitha Arthur
  • 2015
  • GRAND OPENING
  • Ghost Ballerina
  • Barbarian Productions
  • Jo Randerson
  • 2014
  • BUS TICKET
  • Sophie
  • Moving On
  • Bop Murdoch/Lily Della Porta
  • 2014
  • TWO NOBLE KINSMAN
  • Various
  • Victoria University
  • Lori Leigh
  • 2014
  • WILD MAN
  • Xiang-Mei
  • Victoria University
  • Megan Evans
  • 2014
  • LOST CAUSE
  • Chorus
  • Whitirea Theatre
  • Stella Reid
  • 2012
  • RAGEFACE
  • Madrugada
  • Gryphon Theatre
  • Adam Brown/Andrew Clrake

  • WEB SERIES
  • YEAR
  • PRODUCTION
  • ROLE
  • COMPANY/VENUE
  • DIRECTOR
  • 2016
  • AWKWARD LOVE
  • Supporting Role
  • We Three Productions
  • Emmett Skilton


  • TRAINING
  • Victoria University of Wellington, BA majoring and Theatre and English Literature
  • 2016 - present Acting - Kacie Stetson Studio
  • 2016 - present American Accent - Jacque Drew
  • 2016 Acting - Miranda Harcourt
  • 2014 - 15 Clown - Thomas LaHood
  • 2014 Improv - Playshop - Lori Leigh / Daniel Pengally
  • 2014 LeCoq Neutrality - Stella Ried
  • 2014 Verse - Lori Leigh
  • 2013 - 2014 Long Cloud Youth Theatre - Stella Reid / Brett Adam
  • 2013 - 2014 Suzuki Methods, Noh, Peking Opera - Megan Evans / Maggie White
  • 2017 - Acting Technique - Peter Feeney
  • 2019 - Screen Acting Workshop - Andrea Kelland

  • RELEVANT SKILLS
  • Learners Driving License.
  • Basic Skills: Jazz and Hip Hop Dance, Singing (Alto), Gymnastics.
  • Intermediate Skills: Football and Dragonboating.
  • Accents: Standard US