Iris Henderson

Actor, Extra, TV Presenter, Radio Presenter

Wellington, New Zealand
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Physical Attributes

Height:
175 cm / 5ft 9in
Weight:
60 kg / 132 lbs
Ethnicity:
White / Caucasian
Skin color:
White
Dress size:
UK 8 / AUS 8 / US 4
Eye color:
Blue
Hair color:
Brown
Hair length:
Medium

Credits & experience

2021
  • Encounters (5 Moments Before We Met) : Em, Feature film, dir. Scott Milligan
2018
  • Bad Day : Female lead, short film, dir. Alex Liu
2017
  • The Internet Thinks I'm Still Pregnant : Dot, short film, dir. Hannah Truly
  • The First Time : Alana, Circa Theatre, Lower Hutt Little Theatre, and BATS Theatre, dir. Rose Kirkup and Neenah Dekkers-Reihana
2016
  • Purranormal Activity : Amy, short film, dir. Drew Brice-Ford
  • Dispatch : June, short film, dir. Caleb Corlett
  • When We Dead Awaken : Maia Rubek, North Island Tour, dir. Iris Henderson (self)
  • Ophelia Thinks Harder : Horatio, North Island Tour, dir. Julia Campbell
  • Hamlet : Horatio and Rosencrantz, North Island Tour, dir. Ania Upstill
2015
  • NZ Space Race : Lana, Webseries, dir. Brad Griffiths
  • Oblivious : Actor, short film
  • Shanghai Theater Academy : Trained in Peking Opera as part of the Shanghai Summer School Program
  • The Widow : Philippa Brandino, Studio 77, dir. Megan Evans
  • Timon of Athens : Poet/Servilia, Wellington Botanical Gardens, dir. Brett Adam
2013
  • A Disaster Waiting to Happen : Melissa Banks, Newtown Community Centre, dir. Rebecca Sim
  • Dragonlore : Loren/Cynthax the Assassin Queen, Bats Theatre, dir. Richard Dey
  • After Juliet : Alice Capulet, Circa Theatre, dir. Sarah Delahunty
  • Antony and Cleopatra : Attendant, Wellington Botanical Gardens, dir. Alison Walls
2012
  • Flash : Mel, Bats Theatre, dir. David Lawrence

Acting

Acting experience

Previous paid speaking roles


Languages
  • English

Accents
  • New Zealand

Theatre:
-Alana in 'The First Time' (Courtney Rose Brown) dir. Rose Kirkup and Neenah Dekkers-Reihana, Circa Theatre, Lower Hutt Little Theatre, and BATS Theatre, 2017.
-Maia Rubek in 'When We Dead Awaken' (Henrik Ibsen) dir. Iris Henderson (self), Garnet Station Tiny Theatre (Auckland); Historic Village Theatre (Tauranga); Shambles Theatre (Rotorua); Tairawhiti Museum (Gisborne); King George Hall (Napier); The Dark Room (Palmerston North); BATS Theatre (Wellington), 2016.
-Horatio in 'Ophelia Thinks Harder' (Jean Betts) dir. Julia Campbell, The Dark Room (Palmerston North); The Meteor (Hamilton); Tairawhiti Museum (Gisborne); The Boat Cafe (Wellington); Whitireia Performing Arts Centre (Wellington), 2016.
-Horatio and Rosencrantz in 'Hamlet' (Shakespeare) dir. Ania Upstill, The Pop-Up Globe (Auckland); The Dark Room (Palmerston North); The Meteor (Hamilton); Tairawhiti Museum (Gisborne); The Boat Cafe (Wellington); Whitireia Performing Arts Centre (Wellington), 2016.
-Philippa Brandino in 'The Widow' (Thomas Middleton) dir. Megan Evans, Studio 77, 2015.
-Poet and Servilia in 'Timon of Athens' (Shakespeare) dir. Brett Adam, Wellington Botanical Gardens, 2015.
-Alice Capulet in 'After Juliet', dir. Sarah Delahunty, Circa Theatre, 2013.
-Loren/Cynthax the Assassin Queen in 'Dragonlore', dir. Richard Dey, Bats Theatre, 2013.
-Melissa Banks in 'A Disaster Waiting to Happen', dir. Rebecca Sim, Newtown Community Centre, 2013.
-Attendant in 'Antony and Cleopatra' (Shakespeare) dir. Alison Walls, Wellington Botanical Gardens, 2013.
-Mel in 'Flash' dir. David Lawrence, Bats Theatre, 2012.

Film:
Em in '5 Moments Before We Met' as part of 'Encounters', an anthology feature film
Lana in 'The New Zealand Space Race' - series
June in 'Dispatch' - short film
Iris in 'Apt.4B' - webseries

Training:
Trained in Peking Opera at the Shanghai Theater Academy as part of the Shanghai Summer School Program 2015.
BA in Theatre at Victoria University.

Nominations:
'Best Actress' in the HP 48 Hour Film Festival 2016 City Finals, Wellington.
'Most Promising Emerging Company' in the NZ Fringe Awards for Ephemeral Theatre's 'Period.' (Director, BATS Theatre)

Extras

Extras experience

Previous speaking roles


Presenting

Languages
  • English

Accents
  • New Zealand

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