Hilary Norris

  • Actor
  • Age Range: 65-85
  • Height: 5' 0"/154cm
  • Location: Wellington
  • Ethnicity: NZ European

Hilary has a mature voice with warmth, energy and clarity. Her sleek vocal repertoire is capable of drama, comedy and narration work. Hilary specialises in accents and character voices as well as straight reads. Hillary is an experienced voice and accent coach that has coached for soundscapes for museums and educational videos.

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Television
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Theatre
Voice Over
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Awards

2015 - Lifetime Achievement - Theatre - New Zealand

Feature Film

Year
Production (Role)
Production Company / Director
Year
2017
Production (Role) Black Shark (Russian Spy)
Production Company / Director Redface Pictures
Year
2014
Production (Role) The Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armies (Old Laketown Woman)
Production Company / Director Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) | New Line Cinema / Dir: Peter Jackson
Year
2014
Production (Role) The Light Between Oceans (Matron)
Production Company / Director Heyday Productions / Dir: Derek Cianfrance
Year
2012
Production (Role) I Survived a Zombie Holocaust (Receptionist)
Production Company / Director 38 Pictures / Dir: Guy Pigden
Year
2003
Production (Role) Sylvia (Harvard Lady)
Production Company / Director BBC Films / Dir: Christine Jeffs
Year
1998
Production (Role) Scarfies (University Lecturer)
Production Company / Director Nightmare Productions / Dir: Robert Sarkies
Year
1994
Production (Role) The Last Tattoo (Committee Lady)
Production Company / Director Capella International / Dir: John Reid
Year
1988
Production (Role) The Grasscutter (Mother of Nine)
Production Company / Director Dir: Ian Mune

Short Film

Year
Production (Role)
Production Company / Director
Year
2019
Production (Role) Kindred (Madeleine)
Production Company / Director Red Shadow Films / Dir: Ryan Rasmussen
Year
2019
Production (Role) She Sewed Him in a Basket (Wife)
Production Company / Director Rachel O'Neill Films / Dir: Rachel O'Neill
Year
2018
Production (Role) Garden of Stars (Maggie)
Production Company / Director Feel Bad Films / Dir: Sinead O'Flynn
Year
2016
Production (Role) Boxes (Grandma)
Production Company / Director Blueskin Films / Dir: Jack Barrowman
Year
2005
Production (Role) Forever (Mother)
Production Company / Director Donovan Productions
Year
1996
Production (Role) Signing Off (Secretary)
Production Company / Director Nightmare Productions / Dir: Robert Sarkies

Television

Year
Production (Role)
Production Company / Director
Year
1986
Production (Role) McPhail and Gadsby (Anne Hercus / Woman)
Production Company / Director Television New Zealand (TVNZ)

Television Movie

Year
Production (Role)
Production Company / Director
Year
2014
Production (Role) How to Murder Your Wife (Annie Cousins)
Production Company / Director Avalon Films / Dir: Ric Pellizzeri

Theatre

Year
Production (Role)
Production Company / Director
Year
2019
Production (Role) Four Nights in the Green Barrow Pub (Nuala)
Production Company / Director Red Scare Theatre Company / Dir: Cassandra Tse
Year
2019
Production (Role) The Keys are in the Margarine (Multiple Roles)
Production Company / Director Youth Theatreworks / Dir: Stuart Young
Year
2018
Production (Role) Romeo and Juliet at Twilight (Performer)
Production Company / Director Nextstage Theatre / Dir: Geraldine Brophy
Year
2018
Production (Role) Social Climbers (Kath)
Production Company / Director Sierra Productions / Dir: Geraldine Brophy
Year
2017
Production (Role) All's Well That Ends Well (Rinalda / Widow)
Production Company / Director Wellington Summer Shakespeare / Dir: Peter Hambleton
Year
2017
Production (Role) Four Flat Whites in Italy (Alison)
Production Company / Director Ben McDonald Productions / Dir: Geraldine Brophy

Voice Over

Year
Production (Role)
Production Company / Director
Year
2019
Production (Role) Soulfire Chronicles by Chaz Harris (Narrator)
Production Company / Director

Production

Year
Production (Role)
Production Company / Director
Year
2019
Production (Role) The Man Whose Mother Was a Pirate | Theatre (Director)
Production Company / Director KidzStuff Theatre / Dir: Hilary Norris

2015 - Lifetime Achievement - Theatre - New Zealand

Year
Production (Role)
Production Company / Director
Year
2017
Production (Role) Black Shark (Russian Spy)
Production Company / Director Redface Pictures
Year
2014
Production (Role) The Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armies (Old Laketown Woman)
Production Company / Director Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) | New Line Cinema / Dir: Peter Jackson
Year
2014
Production (Role) The Light Between Oceans (Matron)
Production Company / Director Heyday Productions / Dir: Derek Cianfrance
Year
2012
Production (Role) I Survived a Zombie Holocaust (Receptionist)
Production Company / Director 38 Pictures / Dir: Guy Pigden
Year
2003
Production (Role) Sylvia (Harvard Lady)
Production Company / Director BBC Films / Dir: Christine Jeffs
Year
1998
Production (Role) Scarfies (University Lecturer)
Production Company / Director Nightmare Productions / Dir: Robert Sarkies
Year
1994
Production (Role) The Last Tattoo (Committee Lady)
Production Company / Director Capella International / Dir: John Reid
Year
1988
Production (Role) The Grasscutter (Mother of Nine)
Production Company / Director Dir: Ian Mune
Year
Production (Role)
Production Company / Director
Year
2019
Production (Role) Kindred (Madeleine)
Production Company / Director Red Shadow Films / Dir: Ryan Rasmussen
Year
2019
Production (Role) She Sewed Him in a Basket (Wife)
Production Company / Director Rachel O'Neill Films / Dir: Rachel O'Neill
Year
2018
Production (Role) Garden of Stars (Maggie)
Production Company / Director Feel Bad Films / Dir: Sinead O'Flynn
Year
2016
Production (Role) Boxes (Grandma)
Production Company / Director Blueskin Films / Dir: Jack Barrowman
Year
2005
Production (Role) Forever (Mother)
Production Company / Director Donovan Productions
Year
1996
Production (Role) Signing Off (Secretary)
Production Company / Director Nightmare Productions / Dir: Robert Sarkies
Year
Production (Role)
Production Company / Director
Year
1986
Production (Role) McPhail and Gadsby (Anne Hercus / Woman)
Production Company / Director Television New Zealand (TVNZ)
Year
Production (Role)
Production Company / Director
Year
2014
Production (Role) How to Murder Your Wife (Annie Cousins)
Production Company / Director Avalon Films / Dir: Ric Pellizzeri
Year
Production (Role)
Production Company / Director
Year
2019
Production (Role) Four Nights in the Green Barrow Pub (Nuala)
Production Company / Director Red Scare Theatre Company / Dir: Cassandra Tse
Year
2019
Production (Role) The Keys are in the Margarine (Multiple Roles)
Production Company / Director Youth Theatreworks / Dir: Stuart Young
Year
2018
Production (Role) Romeo and Juliet at Twilight (Performer)
Production Company / Director Nextstage Theatre / Dir: Geraldine Brophy
Year
2018
Production (Role) Social Climbers (Kath)
Production Company / Director Sierra Productions / Dir: Geraldine Brophy
Year
2017
Production (Role) All's Well That Ends Well (Rinalda / Widow)
Production Company / Director Wellington Summer Shakespeare / Dir: Peter Hambleton
Year
2017
Production (Role) Four Flat Whites in Italy (Alison)
Production Company / Director Ben McDonald Productions / Dir: Geraldine Brophy
Year
Production (Role)
Production Company / Director
Year
2019
Production (Role) Soulfire Chronicles by Chaz Harris (Narrator)
Production Company / Director
Year
Production (Role)
Production Company / Director
Year
2019
Production (Role) The Man Whose Mother Was a Pirate | Theatre (Director)
Production Company / Director KidzStuff Theatre / Dir: Hilary Norris
Training:

Directing Diploma - British Theatre Association, London, England

Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)

American-California, American-Midwest, American-Standard*, Australian, Belfast*, Birmingham, Black Country*, Bristol*, Cardiff, Cheshire, Cockney*, Cork, Cornwall, Cornwall*, Derby, Devon, Donegal, Dorset, Edinburgh, English-Standard, Essex, Estuary English*, Geordie, Glasgow, Gloucester, Hampshire, Irish-Southern*, Leeds*, London, Scottish-Standard, Sheffield, Swansea, Wiltshire, Yorkshire

Performance:

Audio Books, Audio Drama, Comedy, Corporate Roleplay, Live Roleplay, Living History, Poetry Reading, Public Speaking, Radio Drama, Role Play, Story Telling, Theatre In Education, Verbatim Theatre, Voice Acting, Voice Over

Sports:
(* = highly skilled)

Pilates

Other Skills:

Public Speaking Coach, Vocal Workshop Leader, Voice Coach (professional)

Height:
5' 0"/154cm
Eye Colour:
Grey-Green
Hair Colour:
White
Hair Length:
Short