Ali Harper

  • Actor
  • Height: 5' 6"/168cm
  • Location: Christchurch
  • Ethnicity: NZ European
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Summary
Awards
Television
Theatre
Musical
Training
Skills
Characteristics

Summary

Ali Harper has had a significant stage presence in New Zealand over the past fifteen years. Her talents range across music, performance, acting and presentation with extensive experience in each.

AWARDS:
2014 - United Solo Festival Actress of the Year - Bombshells - New York
2008 - Chapman Tripp Actress of the Year - Auckland

Awards

2014 - United Solo Festival Actress of the Year - Bombshells - New York

2008 - Chapman Tripp Actress of the Year - Auckland

Television

Year
Production (Role)
Production Company / Director
Year
2013
Production (Role) Hope and Wire (Dr Ali Green)
Production Company / Director Gaylene Preston Productions / Dir: Gaylene Preston
Year
2009
Production (Role) Dancing with the Stars (NZ) (Resident Singer)
Production Company / Director MediaWorks TV
Year
2008
Production (Role) The Investigator (Kirsty)
Production Company / Director Dir: Bryan Bruce
Year
2007
Production (Role) Paradise (Angela)
Production Company / Director The Gibson Group
Year
2004
Production (Role) The Strip (Stella)
Production Company / Director The Gibson Group / Dir: Peter Burger | Danny Mulheron
Year
2000
Production (Role) Ivanhoe (Pregnant Mother)
Production Company / Director Palana Productions / Dir: Declan Eames
Year
1998
Production (Role) Market Forces (Fiona McGregor)
Production Company / Director The Gibson Group / Dir: Danny Mulheron

Theatre

Year
Production (Role)
Production Company / Director
Year
2013
Production (Role) Bombshells (New Zealand Tour) (Solo Show)
Production Company / Director Ali-Cat Productions / Dir: Ross Gumbley
Year
2013
Production (Role) Calendar Girls (Celia)
Production Company / Director Dir: Alison Quigan
Year
2013
Production (Role) Shortcut to Happiness (Natasha)
Production Company / Director Dir: Ross Gumbley
Year
2010
Production (Role) On the Rocks (Frieda Lawrence)
Production Company / Director The Court Theatre / Dir: Lara Macgregor
Year
2008
Production (Role) Bombshells (Solo Show)
Production Company / Director The Court Theatre | Ali-Cat Productions / Dir: Ross Gumbley
Year
2001
Production (Role) The Country Wife (Alithea)
Production Company / Director Circa Theatre / Dir: Ken Blackburn
Year
2001
Production (Role) The Jungle Book (Rakesha / Messua)
Production Company / Director Circa Theatre / Dir: Elric Hooper
Year
1992
Production (Role) ANZAC (Lily)
Production Company / Director Fortune Theatre / Dir: Campbell Thomas
Year
1992
Production (Role) Stretch (Sally)
Production Company / Director Dir: Campbell Thomas

Musical

Year
Production (Role)
Production Company / Director
Year
2015
Production (Role) Legendary Divas (Solo Show)
Production Company / Director Ali-Cat Productions
Year
2015
Production (Role) Mamma Mia (Donna)
Production Company / Director Hamilton Operatic Society / Dir: David Sidwell
Year
2014
Production (Role) Blood Brothers (Mrs Johnstone)
Production Company / Director The Court Theatre / Dir: Stephen Robertson
Year
2014
Production (Role) Mamma Mia (Donna)
Production Company / Director Dir: Doug Kamo
Year
2014
Production (Role) Naughty and Nice (Solo Show)
Production Company / Director Dir: Lina Koutrakos
Year
2014
Production (Role) Oklahoma (Ado Annie)
Production Company / Director Ben McDonald / Dir: Geraldine Brophy
Year
2013
Production (Role) Naughty and Nice (Solo Show)
Production Company / Director The Metropolitan Room / Dir: Lina Koutrakos
Year
2013
Production (Role) Pirates of Penzance (Edith)
Production Company / Director Ben McDonald / Dir: Raymond Hawthorne
Year
2012
Production (Role) Side by Side by Sondheim (Soloist)
Production Company / Director The Court Theatre / Dir: Ross Gumbley
Year
2009
Production (Role) I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change (Soloist)
Production Company / Director The Court Theatre / Dir: Sandra Rasmussen
Year
2008
Production (Role) Guys and Dolls (Sarah Brown)
Production Company / Director Dir: Sandra Rasmussen
Year
2008
Production (Role) Jerry's Girls (Soloist)
Production Company / Director Dir: Sandra Rasmussen
Year
2005
Production (Role) Jacques Brel is Alive and Well (Soloist)
Production Company / Director Circa Theatre / Dir: Ellie Smith
Year
2005
Production (Role) The Rocky Horror Show (Columbia)
Production Company / Director The Court Theatre / Dir: Cathy Downes
Year
2004
Production (Role) Evita (Eva Person)
Production Company / Director Stetson Productions / Dir: Michael McClean
Year
2004
Production (Role) Sound of Music (Maria Von Trapp)
Production Company / Director The Court Theatre / Dir: Cathy Downes
Year
2003
Production (Role) South Pacific (Nellie Forbush)
Production Company / Director The Court Theatre / Dir: Cathy Downes
Year
2002
Production (Role) Song and Dance (Solo Show)
Production Company / Director Wellington State Opera / Dir: Graeme Holland
Year
2001
Production (Role) My Fair Lady (Eliza Doolittle)
Production Company / Director The Court Theatre / Dir: Cathy Downes
Year
2001
Production (Role) Rush (Sarah McKenzie)
Production Company / Director Wellington State Opera / Dir: Graeme Holland
Year
2000
Production (Role) Dirty Weekends (Marigold)
Production Company / Director Circa Theatre / Dir: Stephen Robertson
Year
1999
Production (Role) Sweeney Todd (Mrs Lovett)
Production Company / Director Downstage Theatre / Dir: Colin McColl
Year
1998 - 1999
Production (Role) Tell Me On A Shunday (Solo Show)
Production Company / Director The Court Theatre | Circa Theatre / Dir: Stephen Robertson
Year
1997
Production (Role) Caught in the Act (Soloist)
Production Company / Director Westpac Theatre / Dir: David Sidwell
Year
1992
Production (Role) Chess - The Musical (NZ Tour) (Chorus)
Production Company / Director Stetson Productions / Dir: Peter Walker

Ali Harper has had a significant stage presence in New Zealand over the past fifteen years. Her talents range across music, performance, acting and presentation with extensive experience in each.

AWARDS:
2014 - United Solo Festival Actress of the Year - Bombshells - New York
2008 - Chapman Tripp Actress of the Year - Auckland

2014 - United Solo Festival Actress of the Year - Bombshells - New York

2008 - Chapman Tripp Actress of the Year - Auckland

Year
Production (Role)
Production Company / Director
Year
2013
Production (Role) Hope and Wire (Dr Ali Green)
Production Company / Director Gaylene Preston Productions / Dir: Gaylene Preston
Year
2009
Production (Role) Dancing with the Stars (NZ) (Resident Singer)
Production Company / Director MediaWorks TV
Year
2008
Production (Role) The Investigator (Kirsty)
Production Company / Director Dir: Bryan Bruce
Year
2007
Production (Role) Paradise (Angela)
Production Company / Director The Gibson Group
Year
2004
Production (Role) The Strip (Stella)
Production Company / Director The Gibson Group / Dir: Peter Burger | Danny Mulheron
Year
2000
Production (Role) Ivanhoe (Pregnant Mother)
Production Company / Director Palana Productions / Dir: Declan Eames
Year
1998
Production (Role) Market Forces (Fiona McGregor)
Production Company / Director The Gibson Group / Dir: Danny Mulheron
Year
Production (Role)
Production Company / Director
Year
2013
Production (Role) Bombshells (New Zealand Tour) (Solo Show)
Production Company / Director Ali-Cat Productions / Dir: Ross Gumbley
Year
2013
Production (Role) Calendar Girls (Celia)
Production Company / Director Dir: Alison Quigan
Year
2013
Production (Role) Shortcut to Happiness (Natasha)
Production Company / Director Dir: Ross Gumbley
Year
2010
Production (Role) On the Rocks (Frieda Lawrence)
Production Company / Director The Court Theatre / Dir: Lara Macgregor
Year
2008
Production (Role) Bombshells (Solo Show)
Production Company / Director The Court Theatre | Ali-Cat Productions / Dir: Ross Gumbley
Year
2001
Production (Role) The Country Wife (Alithea)
Production Company / Director Circa Theatre / Dir: Ken Blackburn
Year
2001
Production (Role) The Jungle Book (Rakesha / Messua)
Production Company / Director Circa Theatre / Dir: Elric Hooper
Year
1992
Production (Role) ANZAC (Lily)
Production Company / Director Fortune Theatre / Dir: Campbell Thomas
Year
1992
Production (Role) Stretch (Sally)
Production Company / Director Dir: Campbell Thomas
Year
Production (Role)
Production Company / Director
Year
2015
Production (Role) Legendary Divas (Solo Show)
Production Company / Director Ali-Cat Productions
Year
2015
Production (Role) Mamma Mia (Donna)
Production Company / Director Hamilton Operatic Society / Dir: David Sidwell
Year
2014
Production (Role) Blood Brothers (Mrs Johnstone)
Production Company / Director The Court Theatre / Dir: Stephen Robertson
Year
2014
Production (Role) Mamma Mia (Donna)
Production Company / Director Dir: Doug Kamo
Year
2014
Production (Role) Naughty and Nice (Solo Show)
Production Company / Director Dir: Lina Koutrakos
Year
2014
Production (Role) Oklahoma (Ado Annie)
Production Company / Director Ben McDonald / Dir: Geraldine Brophy
Year
2013
Production (Role) Naughty and Nice (Solo Show)
Production Company / Director The Metropolitan Room / Dir: Lina Koutrakos
Year
2013
Production (Role) Pirates of Penzance (Edith)
Production Company / Director Ben McDonald / Dir: Raymond Hawthorne
Year
2012
Production (Role) Side by Side by Sondheim (Soloist)
Production Company / Director The Court Theatre / Dir: Ross Gumbley
Year
2009
Production (Role) I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change (Soloist)
Production Company / Director The Court Theatre / Dir: Sandra Rasmussen
Year
2008
Production (Role) Guys and Dolls (Sarah Brown)
Production Company / Director Dir: Sandra Rasmussen
Year
2008
Production (Role) Jerry's Girls (Soloist)
Production Company / Director Dir: Sandra Rasmussen
Year
2005
Production (Role) Jacques Brel is Alive and Well (Soloist)
Production Company / Director Circa Theatre / Dir: Ellie Smith
Year
2005
Production (Role) The Rocky Horror Show (Columbia)
Production Company / Director The Court Theatre / Dir: Cathy Downes
Year
2004
Production (Role) Evita (Eva Person)
Production Company / Director Stetson Productions / Dir: Michael McClean
Year
2004
Production (Role) Sound of Music (Maria Von Trapp)
Production Company / Director The Court Theatre / Dir: Cathy Downes
Year
2003
Production (Role) South Pacific (Nellie Forbush)
Production Company / Director The Court Theatre / Dir: Cathy Downes
Year
2002
Production (Role) Song and Dance (Solo Show)
Production Company / Director Wellington State Opera / Dir: Graeme Holland
Year
2001
Production (Role) My Fair Lady (Eliza Doolittle)
Production Company / Director The Court Theatre / Dir: Cathy Downes
Year
2001
Production (Role) Rush (Sarah McKenzie)
Production Company / Director Wellington State Opera / Dir: Graeme Holland
Year
2000
Production (Role) Dirty Weekends (Marigold)
Production Company / Director Circa Theatre / Dir: Stephen Robertson
Year
1999
Production (Role) Sweeney Todd (Mrs Lovett)
Production Company / Director Downstage Theatre / Dir: Colin McColl
Year
1998 - 1999
Production (Role) Tell Me On A Shunday (Solo Show)
Production Company / Director The Court Theatre | Circa Theatre / Dir: Stephen Robertson
Year
1997
Production (Role) Caught in the Act (Soloist)
Production Company / Director Westpac Theatre / Dir: David Sidwell
Year
1992
Production (Role) Chess - The Musical (NZ Tour) (Chorus)
Production Company / Director Stetson Productions / Dir: Peter Walker
Training:

Toi Whakaari - The New Zealand Drama School Cabaret Symposium - Yale University - Connecticut New York Summer City Advanced Performance Workshop ATCL Speech and Drama Grade 8 singing Grade 8 piano 300 hours Yoga Teacher Training

Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)

American-California*, American-East Coast*, American-Midwest*, American-New York*, English-Standard*, French, Irish-Southern*, Multicultural London English (MLE), New Zealand*, South African

Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)

Alto*, Mezzo-Soprano*

Performance:

Actor-Musician, Actor-Singer, After Dinner Speaker, Audio Drama, Comedy, Female Impersonator (professional experience), Master of Ceremonies, Musical Comedy, Musical Theatre, Presenting, Public Speaking, Radio Drama, Radio Presenting, Recording Artist, Singer-Professional, Story Telling, TV Presenting, Voice Over + Home Studio, Voice Over Professional/Specialist

Sports:
(* = highly skilled)

Aerobics*, Fitness Instructor (qualified), Running, Running-Marathon Distance, Swimming, Swimming (Open Water), Tennis, Weight Training, Yoga*, Yoga Teacher*, Yoga Therapist*

Other Skills:

Drama Coach (professional), Singing Teacher/Coach

Height:
5' 6"/168cm
Eye Colour:
Blue-Green
Hair Colour:
Blond(e)
Hair Length:
Mid Length