Monique Shippen Pro

Actor, Extra, Model, Band Member, Singer,… more

New South Wales, Australia
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Audio

Electrifying

Music and lyrics composed by myself.

01Electrifying
02Headache
03Ugly Heart (Jazz Cover)
04Fancy (Jazz Cover)
05Rush
06Back Off
07It's A Fine Life - Oliver!
08Adelaide's Lament - Guys & Dolls

Physical Attributes

Height:
173 cm / 5ft 8in
Hips:
91 cm / 36 in
Weight:
56 kg / 123 lbs
Dress size:
UK 8 / AUS 8 / US 4
Ethnicity:
Eurasian / Pan Asian
Eye color:
Brown
Chest:
86 cm / 34 in
Hair color:
Brown
Skin color:
Olive
Hair length:
Long
Waist:
68 cm / 27 in
Hair type:
Straight

Credits & experience

2019
  • Top Model Australia NSW Finalist
  • Miss International Australia 2019 Winner : will represent Australia for the international pageant in Tokyo, Japan in November
  • Restaurant 317 : Regular performer: singer/keyboard/guitar
2018
  • Restaurant 317 : Regular performer: singer/keyboard/guitar
  • Miss Earth Australia 2018 Winner : represented Australia in 2018 International Pageant, Manila, Philippines
  • Country Girl Management : NSW State Finalist
2017
  • Batchmates Live in Concert : Support act
  • Christmas Fashion Spectacular at Shangri La : Runway Model / Performer
  • Newport Beach Festival : Performer
  • International Songwriting Competition : Semi Finalist for 'Electrifying' in Pop/Top 40
2016
  • Super Star Parties : Entertainer
  • Unsigned Only Competition : Semi Finalist for 'Electrifying' in Pop/Top 40
  • Stratosphere Performing Arts : Singing Teacher
  • Newport Beach Festival : Performer
2015
  • Northern Beaches Music Festival : Performer
  • Macquarie University : Bachelor of Arts (major in Contemporary Music)
  • White Runway : Fashion Stylist
2014
  • Live Songwriters Event : Singer/Songwriter & Keyboardist
  • Viva Spice Girls - Spice Girls Tribute Band : Singing, Dancing & Acting as Posh Spice
  • Fideliz Cruz Fashion Launch : Runway Model & Musician
2013
  • Sydney Multicultural Festival : Singer/guitarist/keyboardist
  • Sydney Songwriters Collective : Singer/songwriter/pianist
  • Soundwaves Music Competition : Selected singer/keyboardist
2012
  • Jose Mari Chan Live in Concert : Duet with Jose Mari Chan
  • One Good Night Season 5 : Singer & Dancer
  • 'Intimate' Concert : Singer/keyboardist
  • David Pomeranz Live In Concert : Support Act
  • Original single 'Electrifying' on YouTube : Over 120,000 views
  • Avant Garde Nights Launch : Runway Model for 'Xuki'
  • Walk on Water Event : Runway Model for 'Show Pony'
  • Miss Philippines-Australia 2012 : Candidate
  • Miss Australia 2012 : Candidate
2011
  • Meshach Musik : Recorded 10 Track Album
  • Miss Earth Australia : Top 10
  • Super Showtime! : Performed in eight numbers, learnt choreography and sang songs from a variety of genres
  • Home Is Where The Heart Is : Played Lead Role involving singing, acting and dancing
  • Miss WoW Blacktown : Winner
2010
  • Paper Scissors : Fit Model
  • X-Factor : Member of the backing choir
2009
  • Starfish Vocal Studio : Advanced Singing Lessons
2008
  • Australian Idol Grand Finals : Member of the backing choir
  • Meshach Musik : Songwriting/Recording with Erana Clark
2007
  • Monte Sant' Angelo Mercy College : Singing Lessons
2006
  • Sydney Model & Etiquette College : Model Training
2005
  • Monte Sant' Angelo Mercy College : 'Monte Singers' Selected Girls Choir - school events, weddings, funerals, street fairs
2004
  • Kool Aid Commercial (US) : 1 of 5 children featured
2002
  • Keane Kids Agency : Acting Workshop
  • Warringah Performing Arts : Singing Lessons, Drama Lessons - Monologues, Plays, Musicals, Eisteddfods
2001
  • Col's Music House : Keyboard Lessons
1997
  • Stage Right : Drama Lessons
1996
  • Plie, Groove 'n Shuffle : Ballet, Contemporary, Hip Hop & Jazz

Acting

Acting experience

Previous unpaid speaking roles


Languages
  • English
  • French

Accents
  • Australian
  • New Zealand
  • UK Cockney
  • UK English
  • UK Posh
  • USA California

2013 MC for Miss Asia-Australia 2013

2008 - 2010 Monte Sant' Angelo Mercy College - Elective drama, band 6 in HSC, group work, monologue, film and studying forms and features of dramatic texts

2002 - 2007 Warringah Performing Arts - Drama lessons and one-on-one monologue training
Ryde and Northern Beaches Eisteddfod, won several 1st and 3rd place
trophies for speech and drama

2002 Keane Kids Agency - Acting workshop, gained roles in various commercials in Australia and the US, including Kool Aid (US), Telstra and Kelloggs.

1996 - 2001 Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Toy Story, Winnie The Pooh

1996 Stage Right Performing Arts - Drama Lessons

Extras

Extras experience

No previous extras experience


Modeling

Modeling experience

Beginner, starting out


2019 Miss International Australia (WINNER) will represent Australia in Miss International Oct-Nov 2019
Top Model Australia NSW Finalist

2018 Miss Earth Australia (WINNER) represented Australia in Miss Earth International Oct-Nov 2018
Country Girl Management NSW State Finalist

2017 Runway Model for Christmas Fashion Spectacular supporting Cancer Council at Shangri La Hotel

2015 Fashion Stylist for White Runway

2014 Photo shoot with Rhett de la Harpe, Zara King & Aaron Browning for Bexi Designs
Photo shoot with Voight Photography & Design
Runway Model for Fideliz Cruz's Fashion Launch

2013 Model for Whitehouse Institute of Design

2012 Runway Model for 'Xuki' in Avant Garde Nights Launch
Runway Model for 'Show Pony' in Walk on Water Event
Candidate in Miss Philippines-Australia 2012
Candidate in Miss Australia 2012

2011 Fit Model for Paper Scissors
Overall winner of Miss WoW Blacktown and best in traditional gown
Top 10 in Miss Earth Australia

2007 - 2009 Laura Ashley and Myer fashion shows

2006 Sydney Model Agency - Model and etiquette course with Val Edwards, being trained in catwalk, poise, posture and grooming

2005 Deveaux Model Agency - Natural outdoor photo shoots, printed in Bambini magazine

2002 - 2004 Keane Kids Agency - Regular photo shoots wearing 3 to 4 different outfits.

Music

Guitar ability

Intermediate


Keyboard ability

Expert


Vocal ability

Lead singer


Vocal range

Soprano


Composer ability

Expert


Singing styles
  • Pop
  • Rock

Favourite genres
  • Pop
  • Rock

Influences: Katy Perry, Taylor Swift, Lady Gaga, Selena Gomez, Adele, Lana Del Rey

2018 . Restaurant 317: Regular performer
Paddy's Markets: Performer

2017 . Christmas Fashion Spectacular at Shangri La : Performer
Allambie Heights Carols: Performer
Newport Beach Festival : Performer
The Newport: Regular performer
Old Manly Boatshed: Regular performer
International Songwriting Competition : Semi Finalist for 'Electrifying' in Pop/Top 40

2016 Entertainer at Super Star Parties
Singing Teacher at Stratosphere Performing Arts

2015 Singer/Keyboardist at 'Enchanted Evening' for Montessori Academy Annual Charity Gala @ Le Montage
Singer/Keyboardist/Guitarist (30 min set) at the Northern Beaches Music Festival @ Collaroy Beach

Completed (2011-2014)
Bachelor of Arts: Contemporary Music Major
[Vocal Studies, Music Production, Musical Theatre, Music Business, Performance, Composition, DJing, Music Theory]

2014 Performed 30 min set for 'SHE Women's Movement Dinner' @ South Steyne Floating Restaurant
Performed 2hr set with DJ on stage @ Three Wise Monkeys
Performed 1hr set of originals at a Live Songwriters Event @ Sunk Bar, Narrabeen
Singing/Acting/Dancing as 'Posh Spice' in Viva Spice Girls (Spice Girls Tribute Band)
Performed at Fideliz Cruz's Fashion Launch @ Manly Emporium, Manly

2013 Performed a 1hr set at the Sydney Multicultural Festival @ Manly Vale Calabria Club
Performed at Sydney Songwriters Collective @ Dome Bar, Surry Hills
Performed at Soundwaves @ Shore Club, Manly
Performed 3hr set at Mind, Body & Soul Expo @ Crows Nest

2012 Performed a duet with Jose Mari Chan @ Mounties Club, Mt Pritchard
Performed in 'One Good Night Season 5' as a singer/dancer @ Burwood RSL
Performed in 'Intimate' as a singer/keyboardist @ Pinoy Lounge, Blacktown
Support act for David Pomeranz Live In Concert @ Mingara Club, Tumbi Umbi
Released a music clip for original single 'Electrifying' on YouTube with 30,000 views

2011 Performed in 'Girl Power' as a singer/keyboardist/guitarist @ Burwood RSL
Performed in 'Super Showtime' as a singer/dancer @ Mounties Club
Performed in 'Home Is Where The Heart Is' as a singer @ Burwood RSL

2009 - 2010 Vocal Coach: Sacha Kilgour - Private singing tuition

2008 - 2009 Vocal Coach: Alison from Starfish Vocal Studio - Private singing tuition

2008 Composed six tracks with Erana Clark (X-Factor, Australian Idol) in 2008, during her songwriting course and I have been a frequent member of the back up choirs for X-Factor and Australian Idol.

2005 - 2010 Monte Sant' Angelo Mercy College - Selected girls choir, college choir, elective music, band 6 in HSC doing performance and composition. These choirs would perform at street fairs, charities, weddings, funerals and competitions. My range varies from Alto to Soprano, I was able to sing any part of the harmony, which showed off my versatility.

2004 St. Mary's Cathedral Voices - Sang every month and special occasions including Easter, Christmas and World Youth Day.

2000 - 2001 Plie Groove 'n Shuffle - Show choir

2001 - 2006 Col's Music House: Coached by Col Woodward - Keyboard lessons
Warringah Performing Arts: Coached by Fiona Hall - Private vocal tuition

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