EMMA LOUISE
PURSEY
MEAA/Equity
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Television

Project S.E.E.D. Claire McAllister, Spaceship Technician Thomas Sutcliffe, Peter Daly - TeePee Studios
Neighbours (Channel 11) Clara Winter Tony Osicka
Underbelly Squizzy (Channel 9) The Matron Karl Zwicky
Winners & Losers (Channel 7) Nina Maroun Jean-Pierre Mignon
Under (Documentary) Architecture Academic Malcolm Burt

Film

Venture (SF) Beth Michael Irwin
The Sound of Love (SF) Sally Alex Richter
Milestones (SF) Maria Frances Mariani
The Oddfellow's Daughter (FF) Rebekah Drielink Peter Milne
Frankie (FF) Diane (Frankie's Mother) Amanda Duckworth
Confessions of a Drunkard (SF) Glamour Puss Monte Macpherson
Hide & Seek (SF) Naomi Cecilia Rossiter
Slayton Manor (SF) Lady Slayton Julia O'Connor
Black & Blue (SF) Head Triage Nurse Nicholas Jeffries
Anna's Song (SF) Anna Sarah Petrie-Allbutt
Carol's Christmas (SF) Natalie Rachel Ross
Untitled (SF) Marie Peter T Nathan
The Lie of Red and White (SF) Sally Raja Fadzli
Butterflies in Glass (SF) Beautiful Girl Denis Hamilton
Morning (SF) Wife Mark Burkett
The Hipflash Noose (SF) Heather Oliver Coulter
The Time It Takes For A Picture To Develop (SF) Adele Louise Sawtell

Theater

Madame Tulalah's Magnificent Box Madame Tulalah's Assistant Richard Chambers & Melinda Hetzel
Terminus Character A Shane Savage - North of Eight Co.
The Process Hope Springsey John Gauci
The Tempest Prospero Jennifer Sarah Dean - Melbourne Shakespeare Co.
The Man of Mode Belinda Dirk Holt, Chapel Off Chapel
The Four Accordionists of the Apocalypse Candida Nervosa Jo Loth
Grimm Tales Multiple Roles (x10) Michael Futcher - Queensland Theatre Co.
'Til Death Do Us Part Multiple Roles (x5) Ben Knapton - The Brides of Frank
Oodgeroo Multiple Characters (x5) Sean Mee - La Boite Theatre Co.
The Greater Plague The Nurse/The Protagonist Nic Dorward - Restaged History Project
The Pillowman Mothers (x3) Michelle Miall - 23rd Company
Attack of the Attacking Attackers Tiffany/Eva (Twins) Nic Dorward - La Boite Theatre Co.
The Laramie Project Multiple Characters (x7) Lucas Stibbard, Brisbane Powerhouse
Corporate Doris Louise Marshall - Loulabelle Productions
The Waisted Girlie Show with Martin Martini Kosha Stavewood Scott Maidment - Strut'n'Fret Productions
Where Is Joy? Joy Hester Margi Brown Ash
Hamlet Stooged Gertrude Jacqui Carroll - Frank Theatre Co.
Up Jumped The Devil Multiple Characters Jacqui Carroll - Frank Theatre Co.
The Tale of Macbeth: Crown of Blood Lady Macbeth Jacqui Carroll - Frank Theatre Co.
Oedipus Rex Jocasta Jacqui Carroll - Frank Theatre Co.
Rashomon The Medium Jacqui Carroll - Frank Theatre Co.
A Midsummer Nights Romeos Juliet Jacqui Carroll - Frank Theatre Co.
Doll Seventeen Multiple Characters (x2) Jacqui Carroll - Frank Theatre Co.
Myrrah The Queen / Chorus Diane Cilento - Frank Theatre Co.
Salome Sphinx Sister / Chorus Jacqui Carroll - Frank Theatre Co.
Heavy Metal Hamlet Gravedigger / Chorus Jacqui Carroll - Frank Theatre Co.

Commercial

Toyota Mum Eden Diebel
iSelect Surly Receptionist DOGBOY
Bosistos Wife Robby Douglas Turner
Kleenex Hero Matt Palmer

Music

Fugusan (soundscape) Live Vinyl DJ for solo dance work Lisa O'Neill
The Love That We Knew (soundscape) Vinyl DJ for solo dance work Lisa O'Neill
Ghostings (soundscape) Vinyl DJ for Multimedia Performance Lisa O'Neill, Jeremy Hynes

Training

Integrated Actor Training 2016-current Emma Louise Pursey (teacher)
Melbourne Actors Lab 2010-2012 Peter Kalos
Miscellaneous Acting Workshops 2009-2017 Melbourne Acting Academy, Howard Fine
MEAA Casting Hothouse 2009 Dina Mann, Christine King, Matt Skrobalak, et al
Acting for Film and Television 2005-2006 The Actors Workshop
The Suzuki Actor Training Method 1997-2007 Frank Theatre Co.: Jacqui Carroll, John Nobbs
RAD Ballet Syllabus 1983-1992 Multiple Schools
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VIMEO LIBRARY LINK: https://vimeo.com/emmalouisepursey OTHER CURRENT / RECENT PROJECTS: 2018: The Last Time I Saw You (SF - Tropfest 2018 Third Place Winner) - Role: Producer/Casting 2015-Current: Nazaneen (SF) - Role: Producer (www.nazaneenmovie.com) 2015-Current: Where Is Joy? (Theatre) - Role: Joy Hester - Solo work OTHER TRAINING & EXPERIENCE: Emma has trained with Tadashi Suzuki’s company SPAC/SCOT in Japan, attended masterclasses with Ellen Lauren of the New York SITI Company, and former principal Suzuki actor, Nakayama in London. In 2016 she co-taught a masterclass with former principal Suzuki actor, Okubo Noriaki in Melbourne. She was a core company member of Brisbane-based repertory ensemble, Frank Theatre Co. (OzFrank) from 1997-2007 under the direction of Jacqui Carroll and John Nobbs. This company trained exclusively in the Suzuki Method of Actor Training. Emma regularly teaches her Suzuki-based Integrated Actor Training method in Melbourne. (www.integratedactortraining.com) Dance Training 1982-1992 RAD Classical Ballet Syllabus Awards: 2010 Dell'Arte Award Best Supporting Actress, (Multiple x6) in Oodgeroo, La Boite Theatre Co. 1999 Dell'Arte Award Best Supporting Actress, The Medium in Rashomon, Frank Theatre Co. Festivals include: 2017 AsiaTOPA 2017 & 2009 Brisbane Festival 2012 Melbourne Fringe Festival 2007 Frank Theatre Showcase for Tadashi Suzuki, LaBoite Theatre, Brisbane 2006 London Festival; Aberystwyth University Theatre Festival, Wales 2004 Adana International Arts Festival, Turkey (Lady Macbeth opposite Suzuki actor Okubo Noriaki) 2003 European Regions Festival, Czech Republic 2003 Toga Spring Arts Festival 2002 6th International Youth Theatre Festival, Croatia 2000 Shizuoka Spring Arts Festival 1999 2nd International Theatre Olympics, Shizuoka Independent Theatre Company 2002-2016 The Brides of Frank (physical theatre comedy ensemble) Co-directors: Emma Louise Pursey, Lisa O'Neill, Caroline Dunphy, Leah Shelton, Neridah Waters