Maree Shefford

Actor, Influencer, Dancer, Teacher/Choreographer, Fashion Stylist,… more

Victoria, Australia
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01ComputerSoftwareAudio
02Dramatic scene
03Comedy Drama
04New Recording 6
05A Very Drummond Christmas
06Playing On Gold Series 1 - Maree Sheffor

Physical Attributes

Height:
167 cm / 5ft 6in
Dress size:
UK 10 / AUS 10 / US 6
Weight:
60 kg / 132 lbs
Eye color:
Blue
Ethnicity:
White / Caucasian
Hair color:
Auburn
Skin color:
White
Hair length:
Medium
Waist:
70 cm / 28 in
Hair type:
Wavy
Hips:
94 cm / 37 in

Credits & experience

2019
  • The Players Podcast (global subscribers) : Lead Ruby Drummond
  • Winding Road Entertainment : Actor (Pitch for Stan TV) Scene with Steve Bastoni
  • Million Dollar House Hunters - Lifestyle Program (9 Life) : Featured role on entire episode, airing August
  • Music Video - Moaning Lisa Band new song 'I Want To Take You Out' (June release) : Lead
  • Embodiment For Stage & Screen Training Courses : Own business - Course facilitator (taught at private studio's and Laneway Learning
  • Conflict Resolution Role Plays : Actor
  • Music Video, Kids In Control - Last Mistake song release (Prod John Stokes) : Sexy older love interest - lead
  • Music Video Teskey Brothers - Man Of The Universe song release : Tarot Reader
2018
  • MIFF - TAC film : Actor
  • Quizza Me : Quiz Host
  • OZ International Film Festival : PRESENTER - Awards, Closing Night - OZ International Film Festival
  • 'Hello Good Morning' Short Film - Director Dmitry Yatsenko : Lead
  • Shakespeare On Strine Podcast : Di
  • Embodiment For Actor : Facilitator and Creator
  • St Kilda Film Festival : Performer - Video Trailer
  • Deviate - Independent Feature Film (pre-production) : Carly
  • The Players Podcast : Ruby Drummond - lead role
2017
  • Monash University : Abused wife - educational video
  • Mal Kennard Professional Actors Series : Participant - Mal Kennard received an AFI Award nomination : Participant
  • Embodiment Workshops : Teacher - own business
  • Burlesque - Dance 4 Fitness : Teacher - own business
  • La Maison Madame M Productions : Producer & Director - Teaser
  • Laneway Learning : Facilitator - Acting 101 - Unleash Your Inner Thespian
  • Scene Preparation : Scene prep - private client 2013-2017 (Dan Hamill Lead Male Actor - LOVE CHILD TV SERIES)
2016
  • Susan Sarandon's 'Leadership Luncheon' : Red Carpet Host
  • ROLE PLAY THEATRE : Various companies
  • Mal Kennard Professional Actors Series : Participant - Mal Kennard received an AFI Award nomination for Best Actor in a Leading Role for Television Drama, for his performance as "Luke Shaw" in Joh's Jury.
  • 16th Street Studio : Participant - Tony Knight's SHAKESPEARE WEEKEND INTENSIVE, Tony is the former head of ACTING at NIDA
  • SONNIGBURG TV SERIES - Channel 31 airing soon : Regular Series - Lily
  • Trilogy - Award winning UK show directed by Nic Green, Australian debut : Performance Artist
  • World 4 Peace Project - Choir In The Cloud featuring Kate Ceberano : Ensemble member of Choir In The Cloud
2015
  • The Actors Space offers a series of powerful & transformative physical workshops for actors : Creative Director & facilitator of workshops for actors
  • Kim Farrant - Director of 'Strangerland'- starring Nicole Kidman, Ralph Fiennes & Hugh Weaving : Workshop participant
  • Actors Coach : Shane Connor & Kevin Harrington coaching
  • Dungeon Of Eden - Twisted Vaudeville, a Bohemian Theatrical Event : Creative Director, Host and Lead Performer
  • Innuendo Independent Feature Film : Artist
  • Online Car Commercial : Featured Dancer
  • Sonnigsburg TV Series for Channel 31 - Currently Shooting & airing 2015 : Role - Lily (regular cast)
2014
  • Gerard O'Connor Art Shoot (Ripponlea Estate) : Role - Lady of the House
  • Sonnigsburg TV Series (Channel 31) Currently Shooting (Airing 2015) : Role - Lily (Series regular)
  • Eagles Nest Theatre Touring Productions : Role - Emma 'Summer Of The Seventeenth Doll' and Linda in 'Death Of A Salesman'
  • Jack Valentine Short Film : Role - Melanie, Escort (lead)
  • Scoundrels Short Film : Role - Sue
  • Crash Test Drama - Mud Over Blood : Lieutenant McLean and also Paddles
  • Intelligent Sex TV : Assistant to Director (Acting Coach - helping actors to connect to their body, emotions and creative sexual energy).
  • Andy McPhee Professional Actors Master Class : Group workshop
  • Feature Film: Colour of Darkness : Shirley O'Neill (shoot pending)
  • Play: Death Of A Salesman (Eagles Nest Theatre) : Role - Linda
  • Play: Closing Time - (Innatum Theatre) : Role - Jennifer
  • Dance and Drama Teaching : CAE
2013
  • Dan Hamill Performance Coaching : Audition Prep & Reader
  • Crash Test Drama Short Plays - Ma Do I look like Audrey Hepburn? : Mother
  • Miklos Gerey (TAFTA) : Acting training
  • Crash Test Drama Short Plays - Politics : Crazy Horse
  • Simon Callow Master Class : Auditor
2012
  • Get Smart Entertainment : Teachers for Hens and Party classes
  • A Current Affair - two episodes Wot Went Wrong and Sheet Stress Tests : Consumer Interview
  • Karen Corbett Shakespeare : Weekend Intensive
  • Colin Reese Shakespeare (Paris) : Weekend Intensive
  • Get Smart Entertainment : Teach Burlesque Hens Nights
2011
  • Welcome to Burlesque Show at Eagles Nest Theatre : Producer/Director/Performer
  • Commedia Dell 'Arte Workshop - La Mama : Fondazione Aida (Verona, Italy)
  • Jasper Bagg Advanced Acting : Drop In Classes
  • IUGTE The renown Russian Theatre Director Sergei Ostrenko : Week Intensive Physical Theatre Training (LEIBNITZ, AUSTRIA)
2010
  • Actors Play House : Meisner Method - 1 year and half
  • Love (Shakespeares Sonnets Contemporarised - Fringe Festival) : Penny
  • Dance 4 Fitness : Teaching Burlesque classes
  • Rowena Balos (Los Angeles) Shakespeare : Weekend Intensive
2009
  • CAE - Council of Adult Education : Dance Teacher/Facilitator
  • Zen Zen Zo Training : Physical Theatre
2008
  • Voice Magazine Launch : Burlesque Performer - Cherry Ripe
  • Lola Tribute Burlesque
  • Shimmy & Shake Revue : Producer/Director/Performer
  • The Importance of Being Earnest : Bunburyist
  • Lights 'Hatched Project' (Fringe Festival Production : Martha
  • Dance 4 Fitness : Teaching Burlesque classes
  • VCA Advanced Acting : Week Intensive
2007
  • Dance 4 Fitness : Teaching Burlesque and Goddess Dance from 2007 to Current
2006
  • The Fabric of a Dream (SBS) : Lady
  • Alchemy Dance Training : Performed Solo at end of course
2005
  • From Frying Pan To Fire - From Animal to Human Holocaust at La Mama Theatre : Ensemble and Multiple Characters
  • The Mystery of Edwin Drood : Miss Gladys Waring
  • 2005 - 2007 TV Series, TV Commercials, Feature Films : Featured Extra Work
  • Melbourne Acting Studio : 2004 - 2005 Acting Classes
2004
  • No Vacancy (Short Film) : Supporting Role
  • Debris (Short Film) : Supporting Role
  • Slide (Short Film) : Supporting Role
  • David Myles Acting : Course
2002
  • Antigone - Blue Chair Theatre Co : Euridyce
  • Les Liaisons Dangereuses - Chambers Theatre Co : Emilie
  • Meisner Method Acting : Classes 2001-2002
2001
  • NIDA Advanced Acting : Week Intensive
2000
  • VCA : Foundation Year
  • Night (V.C.A. Part Time Course Showcase) : Woman
1999
  • Myer : Sales
  • VCA Foundation Course : 1999-2000 Part time
  • The Performers Mastery 3 day workshop (New York based) : Facilitator - Joanne Canning
1998
  • Dance Factory : Cert III Dance/Music Theatre
1994
  • Repertory Theatre : Various plays
  • The Boyfriend : Ensemble and Tango Dancer
  • Blithe Spirit : Edith

Acting

Acting experience

Previous paid speaking roles


Languages
  • English

Accents
  • Australian
  • UK English
  • UK Posh
  • USA California

Union memberships
  • MEAA

2019 FEATURED in Million Dollar House Hunters - Lifestyle program 9 LIFE (airing August)
2019 LEAD Moaning Lisa's Music Video 'I Want To Take You Out' song (to be released)
2019 FACILITATOR Sexual Embodiment For Stage & Screen Training Courses (Self created)
2019 LEAD Ruby Drummond THE PLAYERS PODCAST (global audience)
2019 ACTOR - IMPROV Conflict Resolution Role Plays in various organisations
2019 LEAD - Kids In Control Music Video - Last Mistake song release, Prod John Stokes
2019 TESKEY BROTHERS Music Video, Man Of The Universe song
2019 BURLESQUE TEACHER - Dance 4 Fitness and Laneway Learning
2018 PRESENTER - OZ International Film Festival, Closing Night - OZ International Film Festival
2018 ACTOR MIFF TAC FILM
2018 HOST Quizza Me
2018 LEAD Hello Good Morning Short Film, Director Dmitry Yatsenko
2018 DI Shakespeare On Strine Podcast
2018 EMBODIMENT FOR ACTORS Creator, Facilitator of Sexual Embodiment For Stage & Screen
2018 DANCER - St Kilda Film Festival Video Trailer
2018 FEATURE FILM - 'Deviate'/Role - Carly (pre-production)
2018 PODCAST 'The Players' - Lead role - Ruby Drummond
2017 EVENT COORDINATOR - FAST TRACK TALENT (YOYO MUSIC - representing ISAIAN FIREBRACE - Eurovision 2017
2017 ACTING TEACHER - Unleash Your Inner Thespian Workshops
2017 AUDITION PREP for Dan Hamill (Love Child TV Series - Season 4
2016-2018 Participant in Mal Kennard (AFI nominee) Eric Morris Advanced Acting Training
2013-2017 STUDIO MANAGER - Dan Hamill Performance Coaching
2016 RED CARPET HOST - Susan Sarandon Leadership Luncheon (Crown Casino)
2016 Participant in Raw Truth Intensive, Script Analysis - Kim Farrant (Dir Strangerland featuring Nicole Kidman, Ralph Fiennes)
2015 FEATURE FILM Director Saara Lamberg - INNUENDO, Cameo role
2015/2014 TV SERIES 'SONNIGSBURG' Channel 31/Role - Lily (Series Regular)
2014 PHOTO SHOOT - National Trust - Gerard O'Connor Photography Shoot - Ripponlea Estate/Role - Mrs Debenham
2014 SHORT FILM - 'Jack Valentine' /Role- Melanie (Lead) - (Short Film)
2014 SHORT FILM - 'Scoundrels'/(Supporting Role) - Sue (Short Film)
2014 THEATRE - Eagles Nest Theatre 'Summer of the Seventeenth Doll' Touring Production/Role - Emma (Theatre)
2014 ONLINE TV SERIES - 'Intelligent Sex TV'/Role - Acting Coach
2014 Innatum Theatre - 'Closing Time' by U.S. Playwright Martin Blank/Role - Jennifer (Theatre)
2014 Eagles Nest Theatres 'Death of A Salesman'/Role - Linda (Touring production)
2014-2011 Burlesque Dance at the CAE in Melbourne City/Role - (Teacher)
2014/13 Crash Test Drama audition and cast in roles
2013-2007 Performance Artist/Role - Director/Manager Dance 4 Fitness
2013 Hens Night Functions (Burlesque)/Role/Facilitator
2012 A Current Affair (Channel 9)/Role - Wot Went Wrong (Interview)
2012 A Current Affair (Channel 9)/Role - Consumer Sheet Stress Tests (Consumer Interview)
2012-2003 Various TV Commercials and Promotional Videos, Tupperware, Anti Bullying etc
2012 Karen Corbett Shakespeare Workshop/Role - Participant
2011 Sergei Ostrenko IUGTE Physical Theatre (AUSTRIA, EUROPE/Role - Participant
2011 Welcome to Burlesque Showcase/Role - Director/Performer/Creator)
2011 Rowena Balos Acting Weekend Intensive/Role - Participant
2010 Colin Reese (Paris) Shakespeare Performance/Role - Participant
2010 Love - Shakespeare's Sonnets/Role - Penny (Fringe Festival)
2010 Tupperware - Training video/Role - Presenter
2008 Solo Burlesque Show/Role - Cherry Ripe
2008 Lola Montez Tribute/Role - Madame Pearl
2008 Shimmy & Shake Revue/Role - Director/Producer/Performer (Dance House)
2008 The Importance of Being Earnest/Role - Bunburyist (Chapel Off Chapel)
2008 Lights (Hatched Project)/Role - Martha (Fringe Festival)
2007 King of Comedy/Role - Party Goer - Non Speaking
2007 City Homicide/Role - Non Speaking
2006 The Society Murders/Role - Judiciary - Non Speaking
2006 The Fabric of A Dream/Role - Lady SBS (IMDB listed)
2005 From Frying Pan To Fire - From Animal To Human Holocaust/Role - Ensemble/multiple characters
2005 Nightmares & Dreamscapes/Role - Non Speaking (U.S. filmed in AUSTRALIA)
2005 Mystery of Edwin Drood/Role - Miss Gladys Waring
2005 Blue Heelers/Role - Reporter - one line
2004 Ernest Feldman Short Film/Supporting Role - Mrs Feldman
2004 Debris Short Film/Supporting Role - Wife
2004 No Vacancy Short Film/Supporting Role - Prostitute
2004 Slide Short Film/Supporting Role - Wife
2002 Antigone/Role - Euridyce - Blue Chair Theatre Co
2002 Les Liaisons Dangereuses - Chambers Theatre/Role - Emilie
2000 Night/Role - Woman (Showcase V.C.A.)

Influencer

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N4xfKn6u4nI

Primal essence, archetypes and sexual awakening

TV & Reality

2015/2014 TV SERIES - Sonnigsburg TV Series/Main Cast/Role - Lily (Channel 31) Currently shooting and airing 2015
2015 AD - Online Advertising Campaign - ADVERTISEMENT Melbourne Cheapest Vans - Featured Dancer
2014 ASSISTANT TO DIRECTOR - Intelligent Sex TV/Role - Energy Acting Coach (Assistant to Director)
2012 TV SHOW - A Current Affair (Channel 9) Wot Went Wrong/Role - Customer Interview (Channel Nine)
2012 TV SHOW - A Current Affair - Consumer Sheet Stress Tests/Role - Consumer Interview (Channel Nine)
2012-03 TV COMMERCIALS/Role - Featured
2007 TV SERIES - King of Comedy/Role - Party Goer
2007 TV SERIES - City Homicide Featured extra
2007 Bastard Boys/Role - Barrister
2006 The Society Murders/Role - Featured extra
2006 The Fabric of A Dream/Role/Role - Lady SBS (IMDB credit)
2005 Nightmares & Dreamscapes/Role - Non Speaking (U.S.filmed in AUSTRALIA)
2005 Blue Heelers/Role - Reporter (one liner)
2004 Ernest Feldman Short Film/Supporting Role - Mrs Feldman
2004 Debris Short Film/Supporting Role - Wife
2004 No Vacancy Short Film/Supporting Role - Prostitute
2004 Slide Short Film/Role - Lead

Dancing

Dancing ability

Expert


Teaching or Choreography ability

Expert


Dance styles
  • Bellydance
  • Jazz
  • Tap

2017 - Current Facilitator Acting 101 - Unleash Your Inner Thespian (Laneway Learning)
2007 - Current Facilitator - Burlesque, Sensual Awakening, Awakening Feminine Erotic Archetypes (Dance 4 Fitness)
2007 - 2014 Facilitator of Burlesque dance party classes
2014 - 2006 Dancer - shows
2012 - 2013 Hens and Dance Party Classes (Get Smart Entertainment)
2009 - 2011 Teaching Burlesque dance (Council Of Adult Education)
2008 - 2011 Producing own student dance revues for Dance 4 Fitness
2008 Voice Magazine Launch/Role - Solo Burlesque Cherry Ripe
2008 Lola Montez Tribute/Role - Madame Pearl
2008 Shimmy & Shake Revue/Role - Director/Producer/Performer (Dance House)
2006 Alchemy Solo Performance - Dance House
2001 Dancer at Comedy Festival Opening Night Gala - Channel Nine
2001 Dancer at Moomba Festival
1990 - 2001 Cabaret Shows in Australia and New Zealand

Hair, Makeup & Styling

I have worked in the Fashion Industry for a Department Store and have extensive styling experience.

Presenting

TV presenter experience

No previous TV presenter experience


Presenting agent

Extra Edge


Languages
  • English

Accents
  • Australian
  • UK English
  • UK Posh
  • USA California

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