Ben Y Pro

Actor, Model, Dancer, Singer, Pianist,… more

Auckland, New Zealand
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Radio Ad for the Royal NZ Yacht Squadron

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Physical Attributes

Height:
142 cm / 4ft 8in
Weight:
Less than 40 kg / 88 lbs
Ethnicity:
White / Caucasian
Chest:
Less than 73 cm / 29 in
Skin color:
Olive
Waist:
63 cm / 25 in
Eye color:
Hazel
Hair color:
Brown
Hair length:
Short
Hair type:
Straight

Credits & experience

2020
  • Broadway Artists Alliance -New York : Summer intensive Musical Theatre Worldwide Audition entry
2019
  • Jim McLarty : American Accent coaching
  • Jonathan James -Goya Theatre and Tiny Earl Productions : Acting and Musical Theatre Private Coach
2018
  • Liz Baldwin-Featherstone : Acting workshop
  • NYTC 2x half year production training : Lead role
  • Trinity Speech and Drama grade 2 : High merit-age 7
2017
  • Candy Lane : Dancesport, jazz funk
  • Juliet Furness : Screen acting
  • ABRSM music theory grade 1 : Distinction age 7
  • Trinity grade 1 Speech and Drama : Distinction age 7
  • NYTC school holiday and half year performance programme. : Lead role
  • Nina Burchett : Regular private speech and drama lessons
  • Rhema Sutherland : American accent coaching
  • Nina Burchett : Acting for Screen workshop
2016
  • Nina Burchett : Regular private speech and drama lessons
  • Liz Baldwin Featherstone : New Actors Workshop
  • Trinity initial speech and drama : high merit age 6
2015
  • Head Held High : Speech and Drama
2014
  • Kate Hurst : Speech and Drama

Acting

Acting experience

Previous paid speaking roles


Acting agent

Gail Cowan Management


Languages
  • English

Accents
  • Canadian
  • New Zealand
  • UK Cockney
  • UK English
  • UK Posh
  • USA California
  • USA Southern

FEATURE FILMS

2017
'Resolve' 2017 (Screentime NZ produced by Philly de Lacey directed by Peter Burger) funded by NZ on Air platinum fund
Supporting dialogue Role:'Thomas Crean'

SHORT FILMS

2019
1. ‘Human Capability’: Tiny Earl Productions, Fiona Armstrong and Jonathan James : supporting dialogue role- Jack
2. ‘Fishbowl’ directed by Laura Bunting: Lead -Arthur
3. ‘Bunker’ directed by Mike Qiu: supporting dialogue role
4. ‘Mother Knows Best’ directed by Samantha Crews : lead dialogue role - Daniel
5. ‘Birthday Girl’ directed by Samantha Crews and Connor Slattery : supporting dialogue role - Ben

2017
1. 'George' Rocketpark Productions directed by Bala Murali Shingade. Lead - George
2. ‘24/7 ' directed by James Yang: Lead boy



THEATRE
2020
1. The Music Man Northern School of Performing Arts. Dir Sophia Pederson : Role ‘Harold Hill’ - lead

2019
1. Les Miserables, Amici Producitons. Dir Grant Meece : Role: "Gavroche"

2018
1. Big Fish, Papakura Theatre Company. Dir Anthony Mitchell : Role: ‘Young Will’
2. CATS, National Youth Theatre Role: ‘Baby Cockroach’ (lead role)

2017
1. Peter Pan. National Youth Theatre. Role: 'Teeny' (lead role)
2. National Youth Theatre 4 other holiday programme shows (2016-17)
3. Artz on Show 2 shows

TV COMMERCIALS/PROMOTIONAL VIDEOS

2020
1. KFC TVC Josh’s Shout (Super Rugby) role: Josh (lead)
2019
1. BNZ TVC and Print campaign - ‘Kids Room’ role: Jasper (lead)
2. University of Auckland promotional video
3. Junior Learning promotional videos


2017
Farmers TVC from stills

Modelling

Modeling experience

Part-time model - paid commercial work


Rockit apples stills 2017
Farmers stills 2016
Farmers stills 2017

Music

Keyboard ability

Intermediate


Vocal ability

Lead singer


Vocal range

Soprano


Favourite genres
  • Pop
  • Jazz
  • Classical

Piano -5 years
Cello - 2years no longer playing
Saxophone - 2019 to current - taught by Loxmyn McDonald- Ness (Che Fu’s Son)

Music theory ABRSM grade 1 - distinction

Classical training - Margaret Lo 2019

Vocal training for ) months with Les Miserables cast

Ensemble vocal training with Griffin Jenkins for Big fish 2018

Lead part in National Youth Theatre's Peter Pan 2017 (musical theatre) - Aotea Centre

Lead part in 2018 National Youth Theatre’s CATS - Aotea Centre

Dancing

Dancing ability

Intermediate


Dancing agent

Candy Lane


Dance styles
  • Ballroom
  • Contemporary
  • Jazz
  • Latin American
  • Tap
  • Hip Hop

Tap level 3 NZAMD high honors

Competition dancesport partnership and under 16 invitation only dancesport formation team

Multiple dancesport (ballroom and Latin) competitions approximately 6-7/year

Dance school shows for past 4yrs
Musical Theatre Shows and workshops x6

Presenting

Languages
  • English

Accents
  • Canadian
  • New Zealand
  • UK Cockney
  • UK English
  • UK Posh
  • USA California
  • USA Southern

Royal NZ Yacht Squadron/America’sCup Kids Webseries co-presenter (1of2) - presenting, interviews and voiceover work 2019-ongoing approx next 2yrs

Royal NZ Yacht Squadron Radio advertising with Peter Montgomery 2019

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