Elizabeth O'Callaghan Pro

Actor, Extra, Model, Dancer, Writer / Director,… more

Victoria, Australia
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Physical Attributes

Height:
175 cm / 5ft 9in
Weight:
56 kg / 123 lbs
Ethnicity:
White / Caucasian
Chest:
85 cm / 33 in
Skin color:
White
Waist:
72 cm / 28 in
Hips:
81 cm / 32 in
Dress size:
UK 10 / AUS 10 / US 6
Eye color:
Blue
Hair color:
Blonde
Hair length:
Medium
Hair type:
Straight

Credits & experience

2020
  • Luna Seven, Twisted Tree films, dir. Dion Marc : Judith
  • Good Boy, Peach Peel Films, dir. Nicholas Denton & Bonnie Moir : Case Worker
  • RMIT Training Video, dir. Kevin Francke : Assistant Principal
  • Benediction dir. Jack Wilson-Lee : Miss Hendricks; Ethereal being.
2019
  • Dementia Diagnosis, What Next? dir. John Prescott, JP Media : Mum
  • The Forthcoming, dir. Jesse May : Ava, the Nanny
  • Family Violence, dir. Tyler Mace : Principal, voice over
  • 'Harry's Story', Aspire Learning, Creativa Videos, dir. Dana Newell : Carol, Carer
  • Informed consent, Vic Comprehensive Cancer Centre, University of Melbourne, dir. Luis Gaitan : Doctor
  • Bupa Corporate Video, Youthworx, dir. Kimberley Duband : Mary Janello, daughter of elderly patient
  • Nobody's Home, Dhoom & Lights in the darkness films, dir. Rhiannon Williams : Therapist
  • EOIIN Connect, dir. Corporate Video, Ted Janet, Creativa : Susan, CEO
  • Esports Ready, dir.Vincent Furfaro : Kate, Mother
  • Number 27, dir. Lucas Dew : Scientist, lead
  • Cold, dir. Filip Kanzurovski : Mother
  • Southern Cross University, Online video, dir.Emma Buglisi : Academic
  • The water inside us all, dir. Madeline Mytowski : Detective
  • The Rehearsal Room : Auditioning for TVC's workshop with Biffy James, 2 Divas Casting
  • Uplift web series, dir.Joseph Betros : Artist's agent. (ABC iview live pitch competition)
  • Going Up, dir. James Heywood : Lady
  • Intruder, dir.Kelly Webster : Newsreader
  • Auskick TVC 'The BBQ', Riot Content, dir. Matt Weston : Parent Squad, (Unrecognisable)
2018
  • Impetus Dementia Project, Betty Wants In, dir.Max Greenstein : Angela, Daughter
  • The Travel Counsellor, Series 3, Ep.6, Ch.31, Locked In productions, dir. Giovanna Mercuri : Adoptive Mother
  • Art Bites, Against the Grain, ABC iview, Arena Media, dir. Santilla Agaipe : Mother
  • Page Up Corporate Video, Spilt Milk, dir. Dan Kuseta. : HR Manager
  • Lil’ Al, JMC Academy, dir.Zara Duncan : Jenny
  • Medical Board Australia, Corporate Video : Nurse, Creativa, dir. Thomas Pike
  • MEAA, Andi Arndt (USA) : Audiobook Narration, Art, tech & business
  • MEAA, Scott Williams : Acting on Impulse, Meisner Masterclass
  • The Night, dir.Sam Fellowes : Julie
  • An Unhelpful hand : Deborah, Manager, dir. Christian De Garis
  • The Rehearsal Room, Jane Norris & Richard Sarell : Callback Audition workshops
  • MEAA, Margot Knight : Voiceover workshop
  • The Rehearsal Room, Richard Sarell : Television Presenters Course
  • Chemist Warehouse TVC, Jump Productions, dir.Jeff Johnson : Ballroom dancer
  • Client Liaison Pop duo video, Banalarama Productions, dirs.Zachary Bradley & Tobias Willis : Head Journalist
  • Just better care, I'm Content Dir. Grace Moss : Daughter
  • 50 Shades of No, International Women's Day, Leo Burnett, dir. Andrew Woodhead : Woman
  • Furphy's Beer TVC, Near Dark Productions, dir. Aydin Bozkurt : Bartender
2017
  • Audition Workshop, The Rehearsal Room : Alison Telford
  • Audition Workshop, The Rehearsal Room : Thea McLeod
  • Audition Workshop, The Rehearsal Room : Lou Mitchell
  • Stockland Corporate Photo shoot, Chello Agency, Jennifer Stone. prod : Customer, Photographic stills/drone
  • Hepatitis Australia, dir. Kevin Marriott : Woman, Online infomercial
  • Monash University, School of Social Neuroscience : Two female roles for research on Empathy mindset
  • Aida Healthcare Equipment, Visual Domain dir. Lucy Stonex : Presenter
  • Bernie Brown The Show, Web series, Eps.6 & (pre-prodn), dir. Cassie Dart, DCM Films : Trish Trickett
  • Chemist Warehouse TVC, Quattro Creative Agency, dir.Jeff Johnson : Dancer, Featured Extra
  • National Nightmare Commute Day, Milkbar Digital, dir. Nic Wilson : School Mum
  • Serious Woo, dir. Trudi Boatwright, Kate Crawshaw : Corporate Acting Troupe
  • The Trebeck Technique, Elfenshot Films, Damian Harris, dir. : Doctor Williams
  • Yarra Council Traffic Campaign, Guerilla TV, dir. Trevor Marriott : Voiceover, Narrator
  • The Colour of Fire, Culture Tracks series, Upper Yarra, Exit Theatre, dir. John Wood : Heather
  • Mutt, Trailer for Feature Film, Counter Films, dir. Samuel Galloway : Wanda
2016
  • Yarra Council Traffic Campaign, Guerilla TV, dir. Trevor Marriott : Narrator, voiceover
  • Audition Workshop, The Rehearsal Room : Jane Norris
  • Chemist Warehouse TVC, Quattro Creative Agency : Shopper
  • The One Thousand Dollar Fruit Platter, dir. Thomas O'Hehir : Patsy, Mum, Voiceover.
  • Audition Workshop, The Rehearsal Room : Lou Mitchell, Maura Fay Casting
  • Audition Workshop, The Rehearsal Room : Fiona Dann, Sugar Casting
  • The Final test, dir.Dawid Kaczmarek : Woman Agent,
  • The Living Things, dir. Catherine Bonny : Mum (pre-prod)
  • Peeple People, Web series, James Werrett, dir. : Jillian
  • If the shoe fits, dir.Lily Connor-Patrick, Two Doors Productions, : Mother
  • Tidy HQ, Online Commercial, dir. Nick Barber, Black Suit Productions : Lynn Fraser, Club President, Lead
  • Australia Post, Smart Selling campaign, Online Commercial, dir. Veeran Naran : Lucy, Olive Farmer, Small Business Owner
  • Audition Workshop, Mel Mackintosh, Mackintosh Casting : The Rehearsal Room
  • Audition Workshop, Alison Telford, ABC TV : The Rehearsal Room
  • Audition Workshop, Thea McLeod, Neighbours : The Rehearsal Room
  • Hactress, Pilot webisode, dir. Ben Plazzer : RSL Patron
  • Audition Workshop, Mel Lockman, Two Divas : The Rehearsal Room
  • 'That's an odd place to put your finger', Black Chicken Remedies, Online Commercial, dir.Sara Oteri : Wife
  • Mediation TV : Mediator, dir. Ben Chuah
  • Audition Workshop, Jane Norris : The Rehearsal Room
  • Audition Workshop, Rosie Traynor, Chameleon Casting : The Rehearsal Room
  • The Rehearsal Room, Richard Sarrell : Scene studies
  • 'Every Second Counts', St Kilda Film Festival trailer, Finch Productions dir. Patrick Hughes : Undercover Policewoman, Silver Clio Award 2016.
2015
  • Audition Workshop, Mel Lockman, Two Divas Casting : The Rehearsal Room
  • Messy Moves, TV series in development, Bessy, Mum, dir. Li-Kim Chuah : Wheeler Centre, State Library
  • The Rehearsal Room, Scene studies : Richard Sarrell
  • Audition Workshop, Thea McLeod, Neighbours : The Rehearsal Room
  • Patient, 'My DNA test' campaign : Creativa Web Videos, Brendan Black, dir.
  • Bound, Short film, dir. Maddelin McKenna : Mother
  • Corporate Web Video, Comply Care, dir. Glenn Biclar : Field Worker
  • The Little One, Short film, dir. Bianca Perillo : Mary anne
  • Half-Truths, Short Film, Emma Mackenzie : Principal Gwen Hastings
  • Priceless, Short Film, dir.Dominic Mulligan : Police Chief
  • Sunday's Roast, Play workshop, Driving Monks Productions : Felicity Campbell, Matriach
  • Fight or Flight, Short film, dir.Shanelle Knox : Michelle, Therapist
  • The Row, Short film, dir. Michael Price, : Sally, Nurse
  • Narrators, Short Film, dir. Damien Harris : Jennifer, love interest
  • The Salvation Army, Visual campaign incl. Annual Report cover dir. Craig Buddle : Community Member
  • The Lunch Club, Short film, Teacher : dir. Adelle Gilles
  • Closure, short film, Receptionist : dir. Joe Taylor
  • My Regret, short film, Abused Mum : dir.Brendan Jones
  • Infomercial, 'Peking Duk', 'Songs to Sweat to' Visual Campaign, Comedic skit : Denise, dir. Jeff Johnson & Max Miller
  • Mondo Yakuza, Feature film, Mrs Beckett, post-prodn : dir. Addison Heath, Black Forest Films/MilliYen Productions
  • At Day's End, Short film,Eve Young, Dying Mother : Karl Vitolo, dir.
  • Dirty Laundry, Short film, Counsellor : dir. Claudia Viota
  • 'The Colour of Fire', Play reading with John Wood, Heather : Dir. Kristof Kaczmarek, La Mama Theatre
  • TVC, Vicdeaf, online, Doctor, post-prod : dir. Geoff McLeod, Sputnik films
  • Business Trip, Short film, Beverley, lead role : dir. Anthony Dillon
  • Audition Workshop, Andrew Thompson, Ch.7 : The Rehearsal Room
  • Audition workshop, Nick Hamon, Nick Hamon Casting : The Rehearsal Room
  • Surprise, Short film : Helen, lead role, Justin McStay, dir.
  • TVC online & print, Callfixie app 'Sorted' Campaign, Carol, Neighbour, dir. Steph Aromataris : post-production
  • Metamorphosis, Vivian, Wealthy Mother, : dir. Alex Charles
  • Audition Workshop, Dina Mann Casting : The Rehearsal Room
  • Audition Workshop, Lou Mitchell, Maura Fay Casting : The Rehearsal Room
  • Exhibition Portrait 'Why doesn't she crack a smile?' : Photo. Mia Mala McDonald
  • Audition Workshop, Melanie Mackintosh, Mackintosh Casting : The Rehearsal Room
  • Audition Workshop, Alison Telford, ABC Casting Director : The Rehearsal Room
2014
  • Exhibition Portrait, Hands and Eyes : photo. Nores Cerfeda
  • Ensemble Portrait, Flamboyant Neighbour : Victorian tea party, dir. Gerard O'Connor
  • 'The Colour of Fire', play reading with John Wood : Agnes, Exit Theatre, dir. Kristof Kaczmarek
  • TVC, Block out blinds, Housewife, : Creativa Web Videos, dir. Thomas Elliott
  • 'The Return', Voice over : Judith, Mother, Victorian College of the Arts
  • University Parent, Corporate Web videos x3 for Deakin University, lead role : Creativa Web Videos, dirs. George Weinberg, Thomas Elliott
  • Genevieve, Ch.4 News Anchor woman : , Ermahgerd Media, dir. Clifford Wood
  • Audition Workshop, Greg Apps : The Rehearsal Room
  • 'Joemo', Satirical TVC; Mother, lead role : Swinburne, Joe Lunghi, dir.
  • WINNER TROPFEST 2014, 'Granny Smith', Colleague with Steve Vizard : Short film, Julian Lucas, dir.
  • 'Free House', Short Film : Mother, Stephen Sebato, dir.
  • 'The Suicide of Solitude', Exit Theatre, dir. Kristof Kaczmarek : 'She' lead female
  • 'The Pharmacist', Mother : Short Film, Richard Sarrell, dir. Official selection, Clare Valley film festival, SA; Special Mention, Australian Film Commission.
  • 'Funny Bone', Short Film, Mother : James Werret, dir.
  • 'Sliced' Short Film, dir. Mia Campion Curtis : Mum, RMIT TV1
  • 'Jawa Jive', Short Film : Cabaret Singer, lead role, dir. John O'Grady
  • 'A Love Lost', Short Film : Catherine, Wife, dir. Chris Humphrey
  • TVC - Funtastic 'Chill Factor Slushy maker' : Patron at wrestling match
2013
  • 'The Pharmacist', Melbourne Short & Sweet Festival, Prahran; Crash Test Drama, St.Kilda : Mum
2011
  • Documentary, Metro TV, Jakarta : Yoga student
2010
  • Indonesian language skills : Basic proficiency
2009
  • Health department, Life Communications : Print model for booklet and website www.livingisforeveryone.com.au
2008
  • 'Imitating Charlie' feature film - Silent movie : Mother, Wife
2007
  • TVC 'TransACT'; Grey Worldwide, Bearcage Productions; : Wife, Mum: Featured role
2006
  • Australian National University : Masters of Law (Legal Practice)
  • Step Up (Touchstone Pictures, Ann Fletcher, dir.) : Pedestrian
2005
  • National Conservatory of Dramatic Arts : Graduate Diploma of Acting - 2 year full time course. Dean's list.
  • The Invasion (Warner Bros., Oliver Hirschbiegel, dir.) : Body Snatcher
  • On Camera training course : Brenna McDonough
  • A Midsummer Night's Dream : Helena
  • A Delicate Balance - Edward Albee : Agnes, lead female
  • Three sisters- Anton Chekov : Masha, lead female
2004
  • Australian National University, : Diploma of Legal Practice - Barrister
  • The Crucible, Arthur Miller : Governor Danforth
  • Oedipus Rex : Jocasta, lead female
  • Australian National University : LLM
  • The Forced Marriage - Moliere : Geronimo & Marphurius
2002
  • The Quiet American (Miramax/Intermedia Films, Philip Noyce, dir.) : Pedestrian
2000
  • The Press Club : Print model for Restaurant advertising/brochure
1999
  • Vietnamese language : Basic proficiency
1998
  • Deakin University : LLB
1997
  • NIDA National Institute of Dramatic Arts : Winter School Open Program
1996
  • VCA Victorian College of the Arts : Summer School open program
1995
  • Two weeks with the Queen : lead female, Mother, Waverly Theatre Company
  • Beyond Therapy : Prudence, lead female. Heidelberg Theatre Company
1989
  • St Martin's Youth theatre : Improvisation
1983
  • Australian Guild of Speech & Drama : 8 exams from 1973 - 1983 to Grade Six
1979
  • Shirl's Neighbourhood Christmas Special, Channel 7

Acting

Acting experience

Previous paid speaking roles


Acting agent

Storm Actors Management


Languages
  • English

Accents
  • Australian
  • Irish
  • UK English
  • UK Posh

Trained with National Conservatory of Dramatic Arts, Washington DC (2004-2006).
TVC currently airing for Blockout blinds.
See examples of my work at http://www.starnow.com.au/elizabethocallaghan

Short Films
2015
Dirty Laundry, Counsellor, Claudia Viola, dir. Melb.
At Day's End, Eve Young, Dying Mother, Karl Vitolo, dir. Melb.
Business Trip, Beverley, lead role, Anthony Dillon, dir., Melb.
Surprise, Helen, lead role in one-actor only film, Justin McStay, dir., Melb
Metamorphosis, Vivian, Wealthy Mother, Alex Charles, dir., Melb

2014
Uni Parent, Corporate Web videos x3 for Deakin University, lead role : Creativa Web Videos, dirs. George Weinberg, Thomas Elliott.
Ch.4 News Anchor woman : , Ermahgerd Media, dir. Clifford Wood, Melb
WINNER TROPFEST 2014, 'Granny Smith', Colleague : Short film, Julian Lucas, dir., Melb
'Free House', Short Film : Mother, Post Production, Stephen Sebato, dir., Melb
'The Pharmacist', Mother : Short Film, Richard Sarrell, dir., Melb
'Funny Bone', Short Film, Mother : James Werret, dir., Melb, (Winner, Best Direction)
'Sliced' Short Film, dir. Mia Campion Curtis : Mum, RMIT TV1, Melb
'Jawa Jazz', Short Film : Cabaret Singer, lead role, dir. John O'Grady, Melb
'A Love Lost', Short Film : Catherine, Wife, dir. Chris Humphrey, Melb

Documentary, Metro TV : Yoga student, Jakarta, Indonesia,2011
Imitating Charlie' feature film - Silent movie : Mother, Wife, Melb,2008
Step Up (Touchstone Pictures, Ann Fletcher, dir.Pedestrian, Washington D.C., USA,2006
The Invasion (Warner Bros., Oliver Hirschbiegel, dir.Body Snatcher, Washington D.C., USA,2005
The Quiet American (Miramax/Intermedia Films, Philip Noyce, dir.Pedestrian, Hanoi, Vietnam,2000
Shirl's Neighbourhood Christmas Special, Channel 7, Melb, Australia,1979

TVCs
TVC, Vicdeaf, Doctor, Sputnik films, dir. Geoff McLeod, Melb (2015)
TVC online & print, Callfixie app 'Sorted' campaign, Carol, Neighbour, Saxall Video, dir. Steph Aromatis, Melb (2015)
TVC, Block out blinds, Housewife, Creativa Web Videos, dir. Thomas Elliott, Melb (2014)
'Joemo', Satirical TVC; Mother, lead role : Joe Lunghi, dir., Melb (2014)
TVC - Funtastic 'Chill Factor Slushy maker' : Patron at wrestling match, Melb (2014)
TVC 'TransACT'; Grey Worldwide, Bearcage Productions; : Wife, Mum: Featured role, Canberra (2006)

Theatre
'The Colour of Fire', play reading with John Wood : Agnes, Heather, Exit Theatre, dir. Kristof Kaczmarek, Memo Theatre & La Mama.
'The Suicide of Solitude', Exit Theatre, dir. Kristof Kaczmarek : 'She' lead female, Rochford Winery, Yarra Valley.
'The Pharmacist', Mum, Melb Short & Sweet Festival, Chapel off Chapel; Crash Test Drama, St.Kilda (2013)
2004 Washington D.C. USA
A Midsummer Night's Dream : Helena.
A Delicate Balance - Edward Albee : Agnes, lead female.
Three sisters- Anton Chekov : Masha, lead female.
The Crucible, Arthur Miller : Governor Danforth.
Oedipus Rex : Jocasta, lead female.
The Forced Marriage - Moliere : Geronimo & Marphurius.
Melb
Two weeks with the Queen : lead female, Mum, Waverly Theatre Company, Melb
Beyond Therapy : Prudence, lead female. Heidelberg Theatre Company, Melb

Voice Overs
'The Return', Voice over : Judith, Mother, Vic College of the Arts, Melb

Training
Audition Workshops at The Rehearsal Room, Melb, with the following casting directors: Andrew Thompson, Ch.7; Nick Hamon; Dina Mann; Lou Mitchell, Maura Fay Casting; Mel Mackintosh; Alison Telford, ABC & Greg Apps.
On Camera training course : Brenna McDonough, Maryland, VA., USA
National Conservatory of Dramatic Arts : Graduate Diploma of Acting - 2 year full time course. Dean's list., Washington DC, USA (2004-6)
NIDA National Institute of Dramatic Arts : Winter School Open Program, Melb, (1997)
VCA Victorian College of the Arts : Summer School open program, Melb, (1996)
St Martin's Youth Theatre : Improvisation, Melb, (1989)
Australian Guild of Speech & Drama : 8 exams from 1973 - 1983 to Grade Six, Melb

Extras

Extras experience

Previous speaking roles


Extras agent

Storm Actors Management


Modeling

Modeling experience

Beginner, starting out


Please see my profile page on star now for full details. Modeling experience include still photos for government brochures, restaurants and TVCs , print and internet media as well as art exhibitions.

Exhibition Portrait, 'Why doesn't she crack a smile?' photographer, Mia Mala McDonald (2015)
Ensemble Portrait, Flamboyant Neighbour : Victorianna tea party, dir. Gerard O'Connor, Ripponlea, Australia (2014)
Exhibition Portrait - hands and eyes, photographer, Nores Cerfeda (2014)
Health department, Life Communications : Print model for booklet and website www.livingisforeveryone.com.au, Melbourne, Australia (2009)
The Press Club: Print model for Restaurant advertising/brochure, Hanoi, Vietnam (2000)

Dancing

Dancing ability

Beginner


Dancing agent

Storm Actors Management


Presenting

TV presenter experience

Previous paid TV presenter roles


Presenting agent

Storm Actors Management


Languages
  • English

Accents
  • Australian
  • Irish
  • UK English
  • UK Posh

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