Dave Chisholm

Actor, Extra, Model, Singer, Other Musician

Manawatu, New Zealand
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Anthem Demo

Rough bass-baritone cover of Anthem, from "Chess" (Anatoly's part is normally a tenor, Josh Groban)

01Anthem Demo
02(Gruber's) Falling In Love Again

Physical Attributes

182 cm / 6ft 0in
105 kg / 231 lbs
White / Caucasian
112 cm / 44 in
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110 cm / 43 in
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Credits & experience

  • The Pirates of Penzance (Manawatu Theatre Society) : Ensemble (Bass) Pirate, Policeman
  • Sister Act - The Musical (Act Three Productions) : Stage Crew
  • Christmas Fantastical (On Track Events) : Santa Claus (Interactive role, 7-day indoor Christmas Themed event)
  • Medical Education Unit, UOW : Roleplay (ongoing) - Simulated Patient at consultation with Trainee Interns, PN Hospital
  • Four Flat Whites in Italy (Feilding Little Theatre Players) : All-Purpose Italian Man
  • Wicked (Abbey Musical Theatre) : Stage Crew
  • Saremcroft Wizarding Academy Express (Improv Theatre on Steam Train, Wellington, On Track Events) : Prof. Aarnik Simorghin (Wizard)
  • Night of Stars (Daniel Rodriguez/Marla Kavanaugh/Marissa Dikkenberg/Kathi Craig) : Phoenix Singers Ensemble (Baritone)
  • Medical Education Unit, UOW : Roleplay (ongoing) - Simulated Patient at consultation with Trainee Interns, PN Hospital
  • Are You Being Served (Manawatu Theatre Society) : Mr Rumbold
  • Broadway Goes To Church (Kathi Craig's Phoenix Singers) : Ensemble (Baritone)
  • Medical Education Unit, UOW : Roleplay (ongoing) - Simulated Patient at consultation with Trainee Interns, PN Hospital
  • Medical Education Unit, UOW : Roleplay (ongoing) - Simulated Patient at consultation with Trainee Interns, PN Hospital
  • The Events (Centrepoint Theatre) : Ensemble Choir (baritone)
  • Sweeney Todd - the Demon Barber of Fleet Street (Abbey Musical Theatre) : Ensemble (with cameos: Mr. Fogg and "bald man")
  • Evita (Abbey Musical Theatre) : Ensemble
  • Krampus (Legendary Pictures) : Stand-in (temp, 1 day) for David Koechner (Howard)
  • Medical Education Unit, UOW : Roleplay (ongoing) - Simulated Patient at consultation with Trainee Interns, PN Hospital
  • Handel's Messiah (P.N. Choral Society) : Bass Choir part
  • Muddle Earth (US TV series, Lost Pilot Films) : Featured extra - Lawyer
  • The Wizard of Oz (Musical, Pahiatua Repertory Society) : Co-Production Manager, Ensemble (multiple roles)
  • Consent - The Louise Nicholas Story (telefeature - Condor Encore) : Featured Extra - Court Official
  • How to Murder Your Wife (telefeature - Screentime NZ) : Extra - Detective/Police Barman
  • 'Allo 'Allo - The Stage Play (Pahiatua Repertory Society) : Lieut. Gruber (secondary lead role)
  • Girl vs Boy 2 (TV series - KHF Media) : Extra - Bay resident
  • The Flavour of Christmas (incl. The Reluctant Dragon)(Family Friendly Productions) : Madrigal Singer (Bass choir part) in a locally written Musical - incorporating the John Rutter piece "The Reluctant Dragon"
  • Chess: The Musical (Abbey Musical Theatre) : Ensemble/selected pop choir (singing bass)
  • Music Video "Game Over" by Crash-Scan (Bent Cornea Productions) : Extra (Psych Patient)
  • Buddy - The Buddy Holly Story (Manawatu Theatre Society) : Hayrider, KSPT DJ, Murray Deutch, Clearlake Singer
  • Girl vs Boy (TV series - KHF Media) : Extra - Bowling club Official, Wedding Guest
  • Kathi Craig's Showcase Singers : Guest performer in Nov.2011 Concert (Regent on Broadway)
  • The Cure (Feature Film - David Gould Studios) : Extra
  • Fresh Meat (Feature Film - Gibson Group) : Extra
  • (ScanPower season of) Fiddler on the Roof (Tararua Theatre Company) : Yussel (the Hatmaker, a Papa), and understudy Constable (singing/speaking)
  • Joshua - A Song of Redemption (Chavvah Productions) : King of Jericho, Jewish man (speaking/singing)(performed St. Albans Church, also released on DVD)
  • Passion Play 2010 : High Priest (speaking role) (performed at St. Mary's Church)
  • Street Theatre - Mime : Miming role: English Bobby
  • Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat : One of the brothers, Egyptian guard, chorus/dancer


Acting experience

Previous paid speaking roles

Acting agent

Red Rocket

  • English

  • New Zealand

Speaking, singing, and character acting experience in amateur stage musicals and as extra/featured extra in film and TV since 2009. Friendly, outgoing, get on well with people from all walks of life. Love to talk and play up to a situation, engaged in occasional roleplays for Medical Intern training. Studious, intelligent, can be very intense. Capable of serious or comedic roles, avid reader of Sci-fi books. Lifelong non-professional singing experience in Methodist Church, strong bass-baritone voice range D2 to F4. Flexible, willing to try new styles and concepts.


Extras experience

Previous speaking roles

Extras agent

Red Rocket (Jude Lane)


Modeling experience

Beginner, starting out

None, but crossover from Film & Acting experience since 2009 - Extra (some featured) in feature films, telefeatures, TV series, a Music Video, several amateur musicals, a mime, a play, a guest singer appearance, and a medical training roleplay.


Vocal ability

Lead singer

Vocal range


Singing styles
  • Pop
  • Rock
  • Classical
  • Opera

Favourite genres
  • Pop
  • Rock
  • Classical

Influences: Phil Collins, Genesis, Chicago, Peter Cetera, Queen, Boston, Dire Straits, Elton John, Sting, Eurythmics, Goldenhorse, Michael W Smith, Amy Grant, Ian White, Js Bach, Wesleyan Hymns, Josh Groban

Good ear for pitch and harmony, good sense of rhythm, can whistle, can read music.
Lifelong non-professional singing experience in Methodist Church
Strong bass-baritone voice range D2 to F4.
Ensemble singing (parts/harmonies) in musicals 2009-present including Chess 2012, Evita 2015
Guest performer spot with Kathi Craig's Showcase Singers concert Nov. 2011
Also some piano/keyboards experience
backed by a lifetime love of classical, folk and rock music and wesleyan hymn singing.

TV & Reality

Extra (Bay resident) in 2 series of Wellington sitcom Girl vs. Boy
Extra (Detective) in How To Murder Your Wife telefeature
Featured Extra (Court official) in Consent: The Louise Nicholas Story telefeature
Featured Extra (Lawyer roleplay) in US TV series Muddle Earth
XFactor and NZGT auditionee

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