Adam Drake

Actor

Northern Territory, Australia
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Physical Details

Height:
182 cm / 6ft 0in
Skin color:
Tanned
Weight:
95 kg / 209 lbs
Eye color:
Green
Chest:
106 cm / 42 in
Hair color:
Blonde
Waist:
88 cm / 35in
Hair length:
Long
Ethnicity:
White / Caucasian
Hair type:
Afro

Credits

2015
  • Hildegarde : actor
  • Corrugated Iron Youth Arts : Acting Coach
2011
  • Carlton Mid Strength Commercial : Best Mate
2009
  • Zeal Theatre : Lead actor
2008
  • Griffith University : Applied Theatre

Acting

Acting experience

Previous paid speaking roles


Acting agent

Casper Hope and associates


Languages
  • English

Accents
  • Australian

Adam is an actor, director and workshop artist. He has worked with many leading Australian theatre companies including Corruagated Iron Youth Arts, Opera Queensland, La Boite, Backbone Youth Arts, Australian Theatre for Young People and Queensland Theatre Company.

Adam is particularly skilled in physical theatre and he has brought this expertise to several projects throughout his extensive experience as a workshop artist in remote regional communities. This includes artist residencies in Mt Isa,Tennant Creek, Palm Island, Weipa, Aurukun and Mapoon. His Mt Isa workshop project was also featured in the NITV program?On the Up and Up.

In 2008 Adam worked with Xavier Children's Support Network to create a show with?the SIBS Squad - a support group for the siblings of highly disabled children. The show?was?called Emotions and was a group-devised piece based?on?the experience of having a sibling with a major disability. Adam has created similar works with Mirikai on the Gold Coast, Smith Family, Red Cross, Anyinginyi Aboriginal Corporation.

Adam is a diverse performer and has toured extensively throughout Australia. His credits include productions of The Stones, The Apology and The Forwards (Zeal Theatre), Behind the Mask and Innersense (La Boite Theatre Company) and Bosphorous (Legs on the Wall). Adam recently helped in the devising of Sugarland which was a hit at the Darwin festival.

He has been heavily involved with Queensland Theatre Company where he has been involved as a core group leader and house parent for three years at Theatre Residency Week. Adam has also?taught at tertiary level, facilitating Comedy in Performance workshops at Griffith University with Ian Mcfadyen. Adam also specialises in workshops with kids in detention and has been involved in many residencies.Adam is currently the head of the Theatre Program at Corrugated Iron Youth Arts.

Adam was also awarded Pacific Film and Television Best Actor award for his role in Jack Straw a film in 2004. Adam has also played roles in Hildegarde with Richard E Grant, his commercial work include roles in the Carlton Mid Strength 'The Woman Whisperer' , Azda Internet, Work for the Dole and many more.

Adam is a talented actor who specialises in character acting and physical theatre.

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