Tharina B

Actor, Extra, Dancer, Teacher / Choreographer, Singer,… more

Auckland, New Zealand
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Audio

Doumentary- Original voice

Documentary style voice over with my original accent/voice.

01Doumentary- Original voice

Physical Attributes

Height:
165 cm / 5ft 5in
Weight:
55 kg / 121 lbs
Ethnicity:
White / Caucasian
Skin color:
White
Eye color:
Brown
Hair color:
Brown
Hair length:
Medium
Hair type:
Straight

Credits & experience

2012
  • Geraldine Inder : Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Contemporary
  • South Seas Film and Television School : Drama
  • "Until Death do us part" : Role of Louisa. A student sort film directed by Cara Butcher
  • Girl vs Boy TV Series : Extra. Directed by David Stubbs and Thomas Robins
  • "Lies fabricating Delusion" : Had the lead role, directed by Melissa Ruding
  • "A party for me" : Played Alexandra Norman. Directed by Amy Brosnahan
  • V48hour Film Festival : 'Freezer burn" Wellington division, achieved 3rd Audience favourite
2011
  • Wanganui Big Braai : Open air live concert - Vocal
  • "Breakin Out" CD : English Original CD including own compositions
  • RAGE : Extra
  • New York Film Academy : Advanced Acting for Film
2010
  • The Wiz : Wairarapa College
  • Rumplestiltskin : Dance Pantomime
  • World Performing Arts Championship : Competed in Acting, Vocal and Dance categories
2009
  • Sleeping Beauty : Dance Pantomime
  • No Ill Feelings : MATS Production
  • Grease : Wairarapa College
  • Malie Kelly : Prep for my CD recording "Changing Moods"
2008
  • One Woman Show : Completed a range of 45 minute "One woman" shows 2004 - 2008
  • Airtime Studios : Voice Technique Radio Commercials
  • Malie Kelly
  • Ilze Grove Drama School : Drama-Presenting/Mono/Group/Prose/Poetry etc
2007
  • Malie Kelly : Vocal
  • Ilze Grove Drama School : All facets
2006
  • Malie Kelly : Vocal
  • Ilze Grove Drama School : All facets
2005
  • Benjamin Botha Music : Vocal Classic
  • Ilze Grove Drama School : All facets
2004
  • Ilze Grove Drama School

Acting

Acting experience

Previous paid speaking roles


Languages
  • English
  • Afrikaans

Accents
  • South African
  • UK English
  • USA California

Union memberships
  • Equity

2013: Has been devoted entirely to studying and refining my craft. I have just graduated from a One Year Diploma in On Screen Acting with South Seas Film and Television School. This year has given my the opportunities to work with many great industry professionals and also up and coming industry peers.

2012: I've Been really busy this year and it has been absolutely amazing. A few of the film projects I have been involved in include:
V48 hour film festival: Freezer burn, Wellington division, 3rd Audience favourite
"A party for me" directed by Amy Brosnahan, short film
"Until death do us part" directed by Cara Butcher short Film
"Lies Fabricating Delusion" directed by Melissa Ruding short Film
Extra: TV series with TVNZ2 Girl vs. boy: Video shop and Church scenes directed by David Stubbs and Thomas Robins
I also completed some more training with Rachel Bullock and did an American accent workshop with Jacque Drew.
I have just returned from Auckland after completing a 3 day short course at South Seas Film and Television school.

2011:
"Rage" directed by Danny Mulheron as an Extra
New York Film Academy intensive course "Advanced Acting for Film". Training and shooting at Universal Studios in Hollywood with instructors Benjamin Morgan, Bruce Ducat, Paul Brown, Valorie Hubbard, Toni Attel. It is really a privilege to train with people that are active in the ng workshop:Hollywood film and television production business and shooting on the lot of Universal where so many famous films have been made you can feel the spirits....Was incredibly hard work with long days, lots of bruises and pains but truly worth every moment!

2010: Congratulations are in order, Applause and cheers!! The World Championships of Performing Arts in Los Angeles was AWESOME!!! I had a great time and really enjoyed the experience and learnt alot. I am more than pleased with my results; Overall Winner in 4 categories, 12 Medals and 2 Scholarships ( New York Film Academy and also New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts). My dancing in June also went off great and all the hard work paid off. I passed American Tap Level 7 (High Honours), Jazz Elementary (Distinction), Contemporary Level 3 (Distinction) and Hip Hop 6 (Outstanding).

EXCITING PROSPECTS...DEFINITELY!! I competed at Aim to Fame in Auckland in 8 categories, four singing (Gospel/Rock/Pop/Broadway) and scored FOUR GOLDS!! I also competed in four Drama categories and scored FOUR GOLDS!!! This means I am off to LOS ANGELES USA!!!!!!!!! I already have my visa arranged and am rehearsing hard to compete in the WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP OF PERFORMING ARTS in July.
In the meantime I have my dance exams coming up; Tap, Hip Hop, Contemporary and Jazz..."No pain no gain"

I must also seriously look at fund raising for my trip to LA...so, I have my CD and am looking at selling copies, maybe a few performances and some donation requests..ANY SUPPORT will be appreciated!!Contact Me!

2009: Performed as SANDY in Waicol production of Grease. Also took part in MATS show "Ill Feelings"

Till 2008: Range of One woman Shows over 5 year period that include drama, singing and dancing; tap/hip hop, jazz, contemporary, ensemble and musicals, public vocal performance, television presenting, radio voice-overs etc. Roles in a variety of stage drama and mucial productions. Presenter for training and documentary videos.

Extras

Extras experience

Previous speaking roles


Music

Vocal ability

Lead singer


Vocal range

Mezzo-Soprano


Singing styles
  • Pop
  • Rock

Favourite genres
  • Pop
  • Rock

Influences: Annie Lennox, Celine

2012: While keeping myself busy writing songs and doing some recording I have started vocal training again with Charles Humphreys in Wellington which I am really enjoying. I have also just started at Whitireia School of Music with the "Certificate in Foundation Music".

2011: I am so excited!!! My 2 new CD's are ready for release and this time it is originals including some of my OWN songs! "Breakin' Out" is the English original and "Tharina...aangenaam" is the Afrikaans CD with original and cover tracks. It was really 6 months of hard work by all! Thank you everyone!

Big Braai Wanganui - Yip, hit the stage here again and had a great time performing!

2010: Had an AWSOME experience performing at the BIG BRAAI ( Barbeque) event in Wanganui over the Easter week-end 2010!! Thanks to EVERYBODY who cheered and bought CD's. Also a BIG thank you to the Organisers who gave me the opportunity, the sound team and all others involved!!!

Recorded my first commercial CD "CHANGING MOODS". It consists of 12 songs showcasing my vocals and making for GREAT listening too. IT will be available soon!! So keep an eye and ear open for it! Your support of my CD will be appreciated!

Yes, between all this, I am still available for public solo vocal performances at various events for churches and charities, also corporate functions, shopping centre promotions etc

Dancing

Dancing ability

Intermediate


Dance styles
  • Ballet
  • Contemporary
  • Jazz
  • Tap

2012: Although I have been training in dance for a number of years this year has been really intense and I am really enjoying myself tremendously and learning so much! My dancing this year includes completing:
Jazz Solo Certificate
Jazz Advance 2 with Distinction
Tap Level 8 and 9
Ballet Grade 8
I also had the opportunity to do some dance teaching which is invaluable experience taking classes for Tap levels 5, 6,7 and 8.

Presenting

Languages
  • English
  • Afrikaans

Accents
  • South African
  • UK English
  • USA California

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