Kathryn Rawlings - Tom Knowles
   
  • SELECT
    HEIGHT:
    188cm
    HAIR:
    brown
    EYES:
    brown
    WEB:
  • Tom Knowles
    BACKGROUND
    Tom has toured NZ and Australia extensively including the NZ tour of GREASE, Saturday Night Fever, SEED, Hinepau and Live Live Cinemas international tour of Little Shop of Horrors. Tom has written his own multi award winning rock opera, ALLERGIC TO LOVE: curse of the 80’s, which has toured to America, Mexico and throughout NZ. Tom travelled to London to intern on several West End musicals including We will Rock You and had his London debut in Covent Garden with a 40 piece orchestra. He has also appeared on TV in The Brokenwood Mysteries, The Maori Sidesteps, Countdown and American Express commercials and most recently starred in the Export beer ad which featured the award winning song Im drinking it for you. Tom is a graduate of Toi Whakaari: the NZ Drama school. Other credits include SECOND UNIT- What Will You Do in The Shadows, Cringe Worthy!, Public Service Announcements, in which Tom has impersonated Simon Bridges for the past 4 years, ATC’s Guys and Dolls, Stag Weekend and many more.

  • TELEVISION
  • YEAR
  • PRODUCTION
  • ROLE
  • COMPANY/VENUE
  • DIRECTOR
  • 2020
  • HARI WITH THE MAORI SIDESTEPS
  • Performer
  • The Maori Sidesteps Collective LTD
  • James McCaskill
  • 2015
  • BROKENWOOD MYSTERIES 2
  • Timothy
  • South Pacific Pictures
  • Murray Keane

  • PRESENTING
  • YEAR
  • PRODUCTION
  • ROLE
  • COMPANY/VENUE
  • DIRECTOR
  • 2017
  • PRESS AND PUBLIC PREVIEW
  • MC
  • San Diego International Fringe Festival

  • THEATRE
  • YEAR
  • PRODUCTION
  • ROLE
  • COMPANY/VENUE
  • DIRECTOR
  • 2019
  • SECOND UNIT - What Will You Do In The Shadows
  • Ensemble
  • Tawhiri
  • Stella Reid / Benjamin Henson / Andrew Foster
  • 2018
  • PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT
  • Simon Bridges
  • Bats Theatre
  • Isobel McKinnon
  • 2018
  • SEED (NZ Tour)
  • The Man
  • Who: Arts on Tour
  • Kerryn Palmer
  • 2017
  • DESTIVATION BEEHIVE 2017
  • Various
  • Circa Theatre
  • Lorde Parry & Pinky Agnew
  • 2017
  • ALLERGIC TO LOVE: CURSE OF THE 80s
  • Tom
  • NZ, US, Mexico and Fiji Tour
  • Tom Knowles
  • 2017
  • SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER
  • DJ Monty / Club Singer
  • Ben McDonald Productions
  • Lyndee-Jane Rutherford
  • 2016
  • HINEPAU
  • Pori/Kopu
  • Capital E
  • Jamie McCaskill
  • 2016
  • STAG WEEKEND
  • Gary
  • Centrepoint Theatre
  • Jeff Kingsford-Brown
  • 2016
  • GREASE
  • Jonny Casino & Teen Angel
  • Ben MacDonald Productions
  • Lynne-Jane Rutherford
  • 2015
  • LITLE SHOP OF HORRORS
  • Various
  • Live Live Theatre
  • Oliver Driver
  • 2015
  • GUYS AND DOLLS
  • Brandy Bottle Bates/Ensemble
  • Auckland Theatre Company
  • Raymond Hawthorne
  • 2014
  • MR MCGEE AND THE BITING FLEA
  • Old Tom & Milton
  • Capitol E - NZ Tour
  • Dave Brown
  • 2013
  • GO SOLO
  • Holy Hill
  • Toi Whakaari
  • 2013
  • EARTHQUAKES IN LONDON
  • Daniel, Businessman, Youngman
  • Toi Whakaari
  • 2012
  • THE LAST DAYS OF JUDAS ISCARIOT
  • Judge Frank Littlefield
  • Toi Whakaari
  • 2012
  • AKI
  • Self
  • Toi Whakaari
  • 2012
  • DUNSINANE
  • MacDuff
  • Toi Whakaari
  • 2011
  • THE TAMING OF THE SHREW
  • Petruchio
  • Toi Whakaari

  • MUSICAL THEATRE
  • YEAR
  • PRODUCTION
  • ROLE
  • COMPANY/VENUE
  • DIRECTOR
  • 2020
  • THE BRIEF AND FRIGHTENING REIGN ON PHIL
  • Phil
  • New Zealand Festival of the Arts & The Royal National Theatre (UK)
  • Lyndsey Turner
  • 2013
  • FOOTLOOSE
  • Singer
  • Lower Hutt Musical Theatre
  • 2012
  • ASSASSINS
  • John Hinckley Jr
  • Toi Whakaari
  • 2009
  • WEST SIDE STORY
  • Chorus
  • MCT
  • 2009
  • HISTORY BOYS
  • Rudge
  • Boat House Theatre
  • 2008
  • CATS
  • Rum Tum Tugger
  • MCT
  • 2008
  • BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
  • Gaston
  • MCT
  • 2008
  • GREASE
  • Danny Zuko/Vince Fontaine
  • MCT
  • 2008
  • BY JEEVES
  • Bertam Wooster
  • MCT
  • 2007
  • WARCHILD
  • Lead Singer/Actor
  • MCT
  • 2007
  • DAUGHTERS OF HEAVEN
  • Lawyer
  • Boat House Theatre
  • 2006
  • RATS
  • Rat Pack Leader
  • Marlbrough Technology Centre
  • 2006
  • BATS
  • Cecil
  • Blenhiem Musical Theatre Rooms
  • 2006
  • A FUNNY THING HAPPENED TO ME ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM
  • Protean
  • Blenhiem Musical Theatre Rooms
  • 2006
  • JOHNNY THE MUSICAL
  • Al
  • Marlbrough Technology Centre
  • 2005
  • BACK TO THE EIGHTIES
  • Michael
  • MCT
  • 2004
  • FIDDLER ON THE ROOF
  • Company
  • MCT
  • 2004
  • FIDDLER ON THE ROOF
  • Company
  • MCT
  • 2001
  • CHILDREN OF EDEN
  • Choir
  • MCT
  • 2000
  • JOURNEY
  • Lead
  • MCT

  • WEB SERIES
  • YEAR
  • PRODUCTION
  • ROLE
  • COMPANY/VENUE
  • DIRECTOR
  • 2017
  • MAORI SIDE STEPS - Season 2
  • Pakeha Quicksteps
  • Maori TV
  • Jamie McCaskill
  • 2016
  • MAORI SIDE STEPS
  • Dale
  • Maori Television
  • Jamie McCaskill

  • OTHER
  • YEAR
  • PRODUCTION
  • ROLE
  • COMPANY/VENUE
  • DIRECTOR
  • 2010
  • ALADDIN (Dance Production)
  • The Prince Naveen
  • MCT
  • 2008
  • NICOLA AND JEREMY
  • Choreographer
  • MCT
  • 2007
  • ZOMBIED
  • Choreographer
  • MTC


  • TRAINING
  • 2010 - Writing and Performing Rock Band workshop
  • 2010 - Vocals on Stage
  • 2011 - Voice for Radio - Radio NZ
  • 2011 - Casting Auditions workshop with Tina Cleary
  • 2011 - Vocals in Jazz
  • 2012 - Musical Theatre Singing
  • 2012 - Voice for Film
  • 2013 - Internship in London's West End

  • RELEVANT SKILLS
  • Highly Skilled - Cricket, Rugby, Drums, Guitar, Bass, Singing, Trumpet. Basic - Ballet. Full Drivers License. Accents - Standard American, Cockney, Australian, Kiwi, Scottish, English RP
  • Guest Tutor at Massey University Acting Program
  • Guest Acting Tutor at Marlborough Girls College