Michael Ballard

Actor, Extra, Model, Influencer, Singer,… more

Tasmania, Australia
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Video (6)

Audio

[Cover] Rather Be (2019)

Cover of Rather Be

01[Cover] Rather Be (2019)
02[Original] To the Unknown (2018)
03[Original] You & I (2015)
04[Radio] God Rest Ye Merry... (ABC 2018)
05[Cover Live] True Colors (2017)
06[Radio] Interview (ABC 2018)
07Triple J Audition - Star Wars Ep. 1
08Triple J Audition - 13 Reasons Why
09Voice Sample - Scottish Accent
010Voice Sample - Poetry

Physical Attributes

Height:
175 cm / 5ft 9in
Eye color:
Hazel
Weight:
114 kg / 250 lbs
Hair color:
Brown
Ethnicity:
Middle Eastern
Hair length:
Medium
Skin color:
Tanned
Hair type:
Straight

Credits & experience

2019
  • [Commercial] ©Road Safety Advisory Council - No Cheers Cricket : Supporting Lead
  • [Commercial] ©Road Safety Advisory Council - No Cheers AFL : Supporting Lead
  • [Commercial] Towards Zero - Praxis Creative Studios : Darrell (Lead Role)
  • [Commercial] ©National Pies - Tas Talent : Supporting
  • [Theatre] High School Musical - LCS : Troy Bolton (Lead Role)
  • [Short Film] Tabernacle - Wide Angle Tas. : Homeless Man
  • [Short Film] Higher Ground - Wide Angle Tas. : Skye
  • [Short Film] The Axel Jay Bennet Case Files : Lionel Alexander Richardson (Lead Role)
  • [Short Film] Compos Mentis - Dir: Joseph Savva : Crazy Man (Lead Role)
  • [Short Film] Devils Hour - Aaronius Prod. : James
  • [Modelling] ©Brady Mitchell Photography : Style: Modern and Workforce
  • [Voice Acting] What is Love? - Jon Norton Art : Voice Actor
2018
  • [Feature Film] The First Detectives - Shane Productions [UK/AUS] : Valville
  • [Commercial] Poutinerie French Fry Emporium - Think Marketing Agency : Casting Director, Actor
  • [Theatre] Oedipus Schmoedipus - Post Theatre Company : Ensemble
  • [Theatre] Les Misérables - Encore Theatre Company : Grantaire, The Foreman, Ensemble
  • [Short Film] The Penitent Thief - Walton Productions : Geoff
  • [Short Film] Contentment - © 42 COWS PTY LTD : Lead Role
  • [Short Film] Tap Tap Tap : Director, Producer, Writer
  • [Short Film] The Parable of the Rich Fool - DOH Community Centre : The Rich Fool
  • [Interactive Theatre] Don't Ask - Bishopsbourne Community Project : Reggie (Lead Role)
  • [Interactive Theatre] Telstra Business Communications - Roleplay Australia : Terry
2017
  • [Feature Film] Christmas Down Under - Ignite Pictures [US/AUS] : Actor, and Production Assistant
  • [Commercial] ©OverTheTop SEO LTD - Think Marketing Agency : Lead Role
  • [Short Film] The Rite of Holmgang - The Brothers Robinson [UK/AUS/HUN] : Trygve (Lead Role)
  • [Short Film] Shadow of Autonomy : Director, Actor
  • [Web Series] Soliloquy : Writer, Producer, Director
  • [Interactive Theatre] Murder in the Manor : Leigh & Douglas McCormack (Split Personality)
  • [Modelling] ©Joseph Day Photography : Style: Casual
2016
  • [Interactive Theatre] Murder in the Manor : Lord Michael Crimson
2013
  • [Short Film] End of the Rainbow - Yoke Studios : Lead - Jason Bowen
2011
  • [Commercial] Sing Elon International Choir - Southern Cross : Live Performer

Acting

Acting experience

Previous paid speaking roles


Languages
  • English

Accents
  • Australian
  • New Zealand
  • South African
  • UK Cockney
  • UK English
  • UK Posh
  • UK Scottish
  • USA California
  • USA Southern
  • African
  • French
  • Middle Eastern
  • Pacific Islander
  • Russian

EDUCATION
[2008-2013] Launceston Christian School Grade 7 - Pre-tertiary Grade 12.
[2013] Cert 3 Performing Arts - Launceston Christian School
[2013-2015] Launceston Christian School Teacher’s Aide DRAMA
[2014-2016] University of Tasmania Bachelor of Education
[2017] Sword Fighting for Theatre, Film and Television - HEMA Hobart
[2017] Old Norse Dialect Instruction - University of York [UK]
[2018] Acting & Film Making Masterclass with Steve Bastoni and Brendan Young
[2019] Certificate: Introduction to Who Wrote Shakespeare (2019) - University of London [UK]

THEATRE
[2004]
- More Than Gold - Tailrace Community Centre: Ensemble
[2006]
- Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat - LCS: Ensemble
[2009]
- Grease – LCS: Ensemble
[2010]
- Actors Nightmare – LCS: Seymour Krelborn, Ensemble
- Between Mouthfuls by Alan Ayckbourn – LCS: Pearce
[2011]
- Identity – LCS: Nick
- S.a.l.i.m & Co's Cafe: Salim Assaf Latif Issawi Mustafa
- Arabian Nights – LCS: Various Leads
[2013]
- A Mis-Taken Identity – LCS: Lead
- A Marriage Proposal by Anton Checkhov – LCS: Ivan Vasilevich
- My Composition – LCS: Frank McCourt
[2018]
- Les Miserables – Encore Theatre Company: Grantaire, The Foreman, Ensemble
- Oedipus Schmoedipus – Post Theatre Company Sydney: Ensemble
[2019]
- High School Musical – LCS: Troy Bolton

OTHER
2010 Drama Competitions
- 1st Place – Blood Brothers (Duologue)
- 1st Place – Indian Waiter (Monologue)
- 3rd Place – Spontaneous (Mime)
2011 Drama Competitions
- Special Recommendation (Original Piece)
2013 Drama Competitions
- 2nd Place - Dulce Et Decorum (Monologue)

Extras

Extras experience

Previous speaking roles


Modeling

Modeling experience

Beginner, starting out


Joseph Day Photography - 2017
Brady Mitchell Photography - 2019

Commercials:
[2017] Overthetop SEO
[2019]
- Poutenerie French Fry Emporium
- Road Safety Campaign
- National Pies

Music

Guitar ability

Intermediate


Vocal ability

Classically trained


Vocal range

Tenor


Singing styles
  • Pop
  • Rock
  • Classical

Favourite genres
  • Pop
  • Indie

Voice Range
* From C2 to F5

Tasmania Singing Competition (2005): Finals 4th Place

Sing Elon International Choir (2006 – 2012): Alto, Tenor, Baritone, Bass
- Samoa and New Zealand Tour
- Northern Territory and South Australia Tour
- Japan Tour (Sectional Leader)
- Victoria Tour (Head Chorister)
- Romania, Serbia, Italy and Qatar Tour (Head Chorister)

Grease the Musical (2009): Vocal Ensemble

Actors Nightmare (2010): Seymour Krelboyne

Identity (2011): Nick

S.a.l.i.m and Co’s Café (2011): Salim Assaf Latif Issawi Mustafa

Music Competitions - 1st Cover and Composition (2011 -2013)

Les Miserables (2018): Grantaire, The Foreman

High School Musical (2019): Troy Bolton

BROADLY
2007 - Current
- Weddings
- Public Events
- School Events
- Church
- Musicals

Film & Stage Crew

Directing & Writing ability

Intermediate


CASTING DIRECTOR/ ASSISTANT
- Poutinerie French Fry Emporium (2019)
- ABC TV Spot (2019)
- Various Short Films (2018-)

ONLINE PUBLICIST / IMDB EDITOR
SKY ARTS (UK)
www.Sky.com
- Urban Myths (TV Series) [6 Episodes]

IGNITE PICTURES (AUS & US)
ignite-pictures.com
- Christmas Down Under (2018)
- Longview Drive (2019)
- First List (2020)

WALTON PRODUCTIONS (AUS)
andrewwaltonfilm.com
- The Penitent Thief (2018)
- The Bravest I Know (2015)
- Orbet (2014)
- The Knights Confession (2014)
- Cooper & Co (2013)
- Ten Paces (2012)

THE BROTHERS ROBINSON (UK, AUS & HUN)
www.youtube.com/user/TheBrothersRobinson
- The Alternate (2017)
- The Rite of Holmgang (2018)

TBOT.FILM (AU)
- Autism is Not (2019)

THE BIBLE PROJECT (US)
thebibleproject.com
- The Bible Project (2014-2017)

Presenting

Languages
  • English

Accents
  • Australian
  • New Zealand
  • South African
  • UK Cockney
  • UK English
  • UK Posh
  • UK Scottish
  • USA California
  • USA Southern
  • African
  • French
  • Middle Eastern
  • Pacific Islander
  • Russian

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