Martin Gallagher

Actor, Extra, Model, Musician, Dancer, Film & Stage Crew

New South Wales, Australia
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Physical Details

Height:
170 cm / 5ft 7in
Waist:
76 cm / 30in
Weight:
55 kg / 121 lbs
Eye color:
Brown
Ethnicity:
White / Caucasian
Hair color:
Brown
Chest:
91 cm / 36 in
Hair length:
Short
Skin color:
Olive
Hair type:
Wavy

Credits

2014
  • Come Hell Or High Water, Sydney Film School : Lead Role: Mysterious Stranger
  • MindBlank: Mental Health Awareness Forum Theatre : Actor, Improvisor, Team Member
  • Hipster Apocalypse: A Zombie Cabaret at the Phoenix Theatre : Director
  • Equus at Phoenix Theatre : Alan Strang
2013
  • Ur-Hamlet at the PACT Theatre : Polonius
2011
  • University of Wollongong : Bachelor of Performance

Acting

Acting experience

Previous paid speaking roles


Languages
  • English

Accents
  • Australian

-University of Wollongong: Graduate of the Bachelor of Performance-Majoring in Acting 2011-2013

-MindBlank: Mental Health Awareness Forum Theatre. Performing to a variety of schools and touring down the coast of Sydney and Illawarra regions. Ongoing. http://www.mindblank.org.au/

-Phoenix Theatre: Semi-professional theatre company established in Wollongong area. Active volunteer and paid worker for 3 years. Major roles in the Phoenix's plays such as Pippin, Cats, Windy Gully, Spring Awakening, and taking the lead role as Alan Strang in the March 2014 production of Equus.

Productions

2011
- Orestes (Lighting Operation UOW)
- Dames at Sea (Arcadians)
- Miss Saigon (WIN Entertinment Centre)

2012
- Ambrosia (film extra-unaccredited)
- Footloose (Arcadians) –Chuck Cranston
- Juliet and Romeo (UOW adaptation) -Paris
- Pippin (Phoenix Theatre)
- Seeing Horrors (UOW)
- Belonging (Rie Natelenko at the Phoenix Theatre)

2013
- Speigelhaus (Phoenix Theatre)
- Windy Gully (Phoenix Theatre)
- Nothing To See Here (Arts Festival, UOW)
- Bergman (UOW)
- Spring Awakening (Phoenix Theatre)
- Ur-Hamlet (UOW, at the PACT Theatre, Erskinville)
- Cats (Phoenix Theatre) -Mungojerry

2014
- Equus (Phoenix Theatre) -Alan Strang
- Jurrasic! (Leigh Scott at Phoenix Theatre)
- TEMP (Feature film: In production)
- Godspell (Phoenix Theatre Orchestra: Lead and Rhythm Guitar
- Legally Blonde (MoonGlow Productions at the WEC, Rhythm Guitar)
- Hipsters Unleashed (Director-Phoenix Theatre)
- 1914: It's a Lovely War (Phoenix Theatre, Percussion)
- High School Musical: On Stage! (llawarra Youth Arts Project, Guitar 1)
- Come Hell Or High Water (Sydney Film School, Lead Role)
- 'Drips' by Dane Macfarlane, Nominated for 'Best Actor' at Melting Pot Theatre: Bundanoon Festival, Bundanoon.

-August this year marks my directorial debut with Hipster Apocalypse: A Zombie Cabaret.

Extras

Extras experience

Previous speaking roles


Modeling

Modeling experience

Beginner, starting out


Interested in the field.

-Volunteer modelling work at CATC design at The Rocks, Sydney 2013

Music

Guitar ability

Expert


Drumming ability

Intermediate


Vocal ability

Lead singer


Vocal range

Tenor


Singing styles
  • Pop
  • Rock
  • Opera

Favourite genres
  • Pop
  • Rock
  • Indie
  • Metal
  • Hip-hop
  • Jazz

Influences: Beach Boys, Coldplay, Benny Goodman, The Beatles, Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Rage Against The Machine

10 years of music training in: -Theory
-Guitar
-Singing
Numerous Gigs at local restaurants, cafes, and other venues.
Musicals such as : Les Miserables, Miss Saigon, Footloose, Spring Awakening, Cats,

Dancing

Dancing ability

Beginner


Dance styles
  • Contemporary
  • Tap

Various Musicals in the Illawarra. Tap, Jazz.

Film & Stage Crew

Pre Production of (working title) 'He sure is a Beast' director, June 2015
Directed Hipster Apocalypse 2014 Phoenix Theatre
Active in Illawarra local theatre and film projects in lighting, sound and as a gaffer 2011-onwards

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