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Pollyanna Nowicki

New South Wales, Australia

Actor, Model, Musician, Photographer

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Pollyanna Nowicki is a international award winning actor of the stage and screen with skills in accents, physical theatre, singing, and photography. Pollyanna very recently returned from travelling abroad; studying in New York at David Mamet's; 'Atlantic Acting School', after which she ventured to London to shoot a short film with director Inés Braun(Primer Plano Film Group). She has been consistently working freelance in the industry. Over the past 5 years she has worked with directors; Sarah Goodes(STC), Keith Agius(Belvoir), Michael Pigott(Belvoir), and more as well as performed on stages at; Seymour Centre, NIDA, ATYP, Sydney Fringe Festival, Newtown Theatre, Figtree Theatre, Shakespeare By The Sea and many more. For her performance in the 2009 Edinburgh Fringe Festival Pollyanna received an acting award from the Sunday Times. She has acted in over 15 short films with directors Adrian Powers(Scarlet Fire Films) and Brendan Cain(AFTRS) in addition to many others.

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Pollyanna Nowicki's Showreel

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Frisbeetarianism

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Velcro

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Kore/Kore

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Somniloquy

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Catathrenia

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Death by Diamonds

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Physical Details

Height:
177 cm / 5ft 10in
Hair color:
Brown
Weight:
60 kg / 132 lbs
Hair length:
Short
Ethnicity:
White / Caucasian
Hair type:
Straight
Skin color:
White
Dress Size:
10 - 12
Eye color:
Green

Experience

2013
  • Atlantic Acting School : Summer Intensive, New York, New York., USA
2008
  • Sydney Theatre School : Advanced Diploma of Classical Acting, New South Wales, Australia
2007
  • Sydney Theatre School : Diploma in Theatre Performance, New South Wales, Australia

Acting

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Acting experience:
  Previous paid speaking roles
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Polish
Accents spoken
  • Australian
  • UK English
  • UK Posh
  • USA California
  • USA New York
  • USA Southern
  • Russian
Union memberships
  • Equity
  • MEAA
Training:
2013 - Atlantic Acting School in New York.
2012 - ArtsLab Residency (Shopfront Theatre), National Young Writers Studio(ATYP, FreshInk, The Voices Project)
2011 - Screen Acting (Rose Byrne, ATYP), Acting Shakespeare (Kate Gaul, Siren Theatre Co.)
2010 - The Creative Performer (Michael Pigott)
2008 - American Accents(John Higgins), Advanced Diploma of Classical Acting(Sydney Theatre School)
2007 - Diploma of Theatre Performance(Sydney Theatre School)

Accents:
American Standard, USA New Jersey, USA New York, USA California,
Australian, UK standard, Polish.

Special Skills:
Fluent in Polish, Jazz/Blues Singing (Alto), Photography,
Basic Dance (Jazz, Tap, Contemporary & Ballet),
Basic Viewpoints and Suzuki Method Training.

Awards:
2012 - ATYP Fresh Ink, The Voices Project Finialist for Catathrenia and Velcro.
2011 - ATYP Golden Coat-Hanger for Senior Best Actress and Most Deserving Performer Award.
2009 - The Edinburgh Fringe Festival Sunday Times NSDF Emerging Artist Awards - Commendation For Acting.

Film:
2014
'House Taken Over' Short Film Lead (Madeleine Pacheco)
2013
'Melancholy' Short Film Lead (Inés Braun)
'Garish Hearts' Short Film Support (Angela Garrick & Jay Cruikshank)
'Bulger' Short Film Support Lead (Maria Fantis)
2012
'Desert Planet' Short Film Lead (Angela Garrick & Jay Cruikshank)
'DETACHED' Short Film Lead (Eloise Wadsworth)
Channel 9 Olympic Promo Commercial (Dir. Adrian Powers)
'Catathrenia' Short Film Lead (Adrian Powers)
'Velcro' Short Film Lead (Camilla Turnbull)
'Kore/Kore' Short Film Lead (Erica Brennan)
'Clairvoyance' Short Film Support Lead (Aron Wallmeyer)
2011
'Frisbeetarianism' Short Film Lead (Brendan Cain)
'Sister Death' Short Film Lead (Grace Rein)
'Death By Diamonds' Short Film Musical Lead (Kate McGraw)
2010
'Fable' Music Video - Bright Young Things(Sam Loveridge)
'Settlement' Short Film Lead (Georgia Symons)
24/7 Youth Film Festival Items Film (Ryan Somerfield)

Theatre:
2013
'Lady Hamlet' as Hamlet (Dir. Dominica Nicholls)
'Timon of Athens' as Apemantus (This Hour, Dir. Erica Brennan)
'Tease' Burlesque dancer (ATYP, Dir. Samantha Young)
2012
'Somniloquy' Lead (Shopfront Theatre, Dir. Michael Pigott)
'The Girl Could Fly' Lead (Short & Sweet, Dir. Roman Smalikov)
2011
'How To Lose Sight' Shared Lead (Shh Theatre Company, Dir. Michal Imielski)
'Cursed Hearts: Romeo and Juliet Musical' Chorus (ATYP, Dir. Danielle O'Keefe)
'One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest' Nurse Ratched (Miguel Pro Playhouse, Dir. Heidi Quinn)
'Midsummer Nights Dream' Puck (Shakespeare By The Sea, Dir. Dr.David McSwan)
'The Comedy Of Errors' Support (Shakespeare By The Sea, Dir. Dr.David McSwan)
2010
'In the Slaughterhouse of Love: Romeo and Juliet' Juliet/Nurse(Sydney Fringe Festival, Dir. Erica Brennan)
'Ruby Moon' Sylvie Moon (Seymour Centre, Dir. Georgia Symons)
'242424' Chorus (Shopfront Theatre, Dir. Michael Pigott)
'Biloxi Blues' Rowena (Miguel Pro Playhouse, Dir. Peter Gough)
2009
'This Mortal Coil' Shared Lead (Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Dir. Mark Matthews)
2008
'Barack America' Sarah Palin/Shared Lead (Parade Theatre, NIDA. Dir. John Higgins)
'Julius Caesar' Support(Parade Space, NIDA. Dir. Malcolm Frawley)
'The Proposal' Lead (Tom Mann Theatre, Dir. Inga Romantsova)
'A Dream Play' Support (Tom Mann Theatre, Dir. Christopher Burke)
'Tough Love' Lady Macbeth/Helena Shared Lead (Seymour Centre, Dir.Keith Agius)
2007
'Twelfth Night' Viola (Parade Space, NIDA. Dir.Sarah Goodes)
'Find Me' Lead (Figtree Theatre, Dir. Melissa Paris)
'A Kingdom in A Suitcase' Shared Lead (Figtree Theatre, Dir. Michael Pigott)

Musical Theatre:
2007
'Chicago'Matron "Mama" Morton (Nirimba Theatre, Dir. Sarah Matthews-Libke)
2006
'Bye Bye Birdie' Kim Mcafee (Willoughby Civic Centre, Dir. Anthony Timmins)

Modeling

Modeling experience:
  Beginner, starting out
Photographic.
Fashion and Corporate.

Music

Violin ability:
  Intermediate
Vocal range:
  Alto
Vocal ability:
  Lead singer
Singing styles
  • Classical
Favorite genres
  • Jazz
Classic Jazz and Blues singer (Alto).
Grade 4 Violinist.

Photography

Photography experience:
  Part-time professional (paid work)
Has a studio space:
  No
Type of camera equipment:
  35mm SLR/DSLR
I specialise in Theatre and Film Photography.
Performance/production stills and behind the scenes shots.

Agency info

Sydney Creative Management
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