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Curriculum Vitae

Mary Davison

Actor / Circus Performer / Improvisor / Singer / Voice Artist

Height
160cm / 5ft 3in
Birthdate
4 September 1964 (55 this year)
Eye Colour
Blue/Green
Hair Colour
Brown
Natural Accent
Cultured New Zealand
Ethnicity
European
Location
Christchurch

Experience

Short Film

2009 Why? Mother Solid Rock Media , Dir. Nick Hitchins, Christchurch, NZ

Television

2015 For the Love of Pork with the Topp Twins "Topp Country" Myself Diva Productions, Dir. Felicity Morgan-Rhind, Christchurch, NZ
2009 Kaitangata Twitch Nurse Maori Television, Dir. Yvonne McKay, Christchurch, NZ

Web Series

2009 Love You Approximately Brenda Dir. Julieanne Eason, Christchurch, NZ and Spain (co-pro)

Theatre

2018 Santos Sense Santos Dancer Teatre Lliure, Barcelona, Spain
2018 River Styx - Festival of the Undead Performer Zen Zen Zo Physical Theatre Company, Dir. Alys Hill, Christchurch, NZ
2015 Ex Tenebris Lux Mnemosyne The Body Festival, Dir. Tom Eason, Christchurch, NZ

Presenting

2003 - 2006 Barcelona City Council Events, Prize-Giving Awards, Barcelona Police and Fire-Fighters Games Presenter Barcelona, Spain

Voice

2019 Stupendams a cappella - 30 years on Singer Sala Tradicionarius, Barcelona, Spain
2006 - 2007 Guateque Town - country cocktail cabaret Singer Various venues, Barcelona, Spain
1996 - 2006 Cartoons, films, docos, commercials and music projects Voice artist and Singer Spain

Commercials

2018 Feltex Carpets Woman at peacock fountain Exit Films, Christchurch, NZ

Feature Film

2017 The Changeover Extra Dir. Miranda Harcourt and Stuart McKenzie, Christchurch, NZ

Training & Education

2018 - 2020 Stomping Ground intensives and weekly dojo Zen Zen Zo Physical Theatre Company, Christchurch and Hanmer Springs
2011 Diploma in Te Ara Reo Māori Wānanga o Aotearoa, Christchurch
2002 Postgraduate in Expression, Communication and Languages in Education University of Barcelona, Spain
1995 Bachelor of Anthropology and Drama University of Otago, NZ
1988 Community Theatre North London College, UK
1985- 1987 Circus Skills, improvisation and Neutral Mask Christchurch Arts Centre, Drama Action Centre and Le Coq, Sydney, Australia

Barcelona, Spain

From 1990-2006 I lived in Barcelona working as an actress and singer for a variety of theatre, dance and music companies including Stupendams, Metadones, Sense Tempo, Els Comediants and Companyia Carles Santos with seasons at renowned theatres in Barcelona, Madrid, Hamburg, Paris, Amsterdam and extensive touring throughout Europe. Prizes from Edinburgh Festival, Barcelona Critics' Prize and National Spanish Radio.

Skills

Singing, Skiing, Life-Saving, Swimming, Horse Riding
Fluent in Spanish and Catalan. Some Te Reo Maori
Circus skills, mask work
Fire Eating