Actors Ink - Wendy Rayner

Wendy Rayner

Age Range:55 - 61 years
Hair:Brown
Eyes:Blue
Height:163cm
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Education / Training

2016

 

Masterclasses with Brett Hicks-Maitland

Actors Ink

2011

Masterclasses with David Mealor

Actors Ink

 

2010

Masterclasses with Carmel Johnson

Actors Ink

 

2010

Screen Acting Intensive

NIDA

 

2009

Professional Development Course

Actors Ink

 

2009

Advanced Performance Skills Course

Actors Ink

 

1998-2001

Classical Voice training

Teacher – Tessa Miller

Elder Conservatorium of Music

1996

Contemporary Voice – Grade 3 with Honours

Teacher – Norma Knight

AMEB Exams

1980

Diploma of Teaching – sub-majors in Music,

Media Studies and Movement

University of SA

 

Film   

 

2014

“Carbon Daters”

The Prof

Director: Meredith Calthorpe, Gil & Stine International

2012

“Boy Story”

Carl’s Mother

Director: Jethro Heller

Hartwig-Heller Productions

2012

“The Strange Man”

Shopkeeper

Director: Joanne Hartstone

Actors Ink.

2011

“Here I am”

Juney

Director: Beck Cole, Scarlett Pictures

2009

“Pleased To Meat You: Live With Sandra Faye”

Sandra Faye

Dir: Kelly Carpenter

Flinders University Screen Studies

2009

“Monkey Bar Mafia”

Cafeteria Lady

Dir: Brendon Skinner / Simon Williams

Short Focus Films

2007

“Closed For Winter”

(working title: “Elise”)

Extra

Essential Pictures

 

2006

“Love Story 2050”

Extra

Dir: Harry Buweja

Buweja Films

 

 

Television / training videos

 

2015

“Partnering with Consumers” - training video

Dr Tyler

SA Health

2011

 

“Age Matters” – webisodes for Equal Opportunity Commission SA

Marion Myers

Director: Brendon Skinner,

Short Focus Films

2006-2008

“McLeod’s Daughters”

Extra

Millennium Television

2006

“The Hoist Whisperer” – webisodes for Hills Hoist

Extra with dialogue

Plexus Films

 

 

Voiceover

 

2017

“Foulies” – pilot for children’s web series

Grandma

Pirate Size Productions (Victoria)

 

Theatre

 

2018

“Side Show”

Bearded Lady / Auntie

Director: Amanda Rowe,

Hills Musical Company

2016 -2018

“Oklahoma! on a Farm”

Aunt Eller

Director: Fiona DeLaine,

Emma Knights Productions

2014-2018

“Pirates of Penzance on the Popeye”

Ruth

Director: Andy Turner,

Emma Knights Productions

2017

“Les Miserables”

Ensemble

Director: David Sinclair,

G&S Society

2017

“Shakespeare’s Waiting Room”

Juliet’s Nurse

Director: Fiona DeLaine,

Emma Knights Productions

2016

“Big Fish”

Dr Bennett

Director: Amanda Rowe,

Therry Dramatic Society

2012-current

Communications Skills course (undergraduate veterinarians)

Improvised role-play:  Meg (anxious dog-owner); Mary (ambivalent working class mother)

Adelaide University, School of Veterinary Science

2012-current

Shopping centre appearances

Mother Christmas, crazy tourist

Essential Talent

2015

“Guys & Dolls”

Agatha/Ensemble

Director: Karen Sheldon,

G&S Society

2015

“The Goodbye Girl”

Ensemble

Director: Pam O’Grady,

Therry Dramatic Society

2014

“The Sound of Music”

Sister Berthe

Director: Trish Hart,

G&S Society

2014

“Oliver!”

Old Sally/Ensemble

Director: David Lampard,

G&S Society

2013

“The Secret Garden”

Mrs Winthrop

Director: Ric Trevaskis, G&S Society

2012

“The Drowsy Chaperone”

Mrs Tottendale

Director: David Sinclair, Hills Musical Company

2012

“The Pirates of Penzance”

Ruth

Director: Sue Pole,

Northern Light Theatre Co

2011

 

“Sweeney Todd”

Ensemble

Director: Hayley Horton,

Hills Musical Company

2010

“Jesus Christ Superstar”

Ensemble

Director: David Lampard, G&S Society

2010

“The Pirates of Penzance”

Ruth

Dir: Ric Trevaskis

G&S Society 

2009

“The Yeomen of the Guard”

Dame Carruthers

Dir: Barry Hill

G&S Society

2009

“The Sound of Music”

Mother Abbess

Dir: Hayley Horton

Northern Light Theatre Co

2008 & 2009

“Les Miserables”

Ensemble

Dir: David Lampard

G&S Society

2007

“Into The Woods”

Jack’s Mother

Dir: Ric Trevaskis

G&S Society

2007  

“Little Me”

Mrs Eggleston

Dir: Ian Rigney

Therry Dramatic Society

2007

“Singin’ In The Rain”

Dora Bailey

Dir: Sue Pole

Northern Light Theatre Co

2006-2009

“For Those Who Have Ears” - annual charity concerts

Producer &

Performer

Scripture Union SA

2008

“Urinetown – the musical”

Production Manager

Dir: Andy Ahrens

Hills Musical Company

2006

“Seussical – the musical”

Production Manager

Dir: Andy Ahrens

Hills Musical Company

2004

“Jesus Christ Superstar”

Assistant Director &

Dramaturg

Dir: Andy Ahrens

Northern Light Theatre Co

2003

“Godspell”

Assistant Director &

Dramaturg

Dir: Andy Ahrens

Hills Musical Co

1997 - 2006

Musical Theatre

Various ensemble and principal roles

Gilbert & Sullivan Society,

Hills Musical Company, and

MS Society Musicals

 

                                                                                                                                   

 

 

 

 

Other Information
  • 35 years’ experience performing as a singer for numerous concerts, choirs, weddings, charity events etc.
  • Played golf at junior state level.
  • Can play piano (4th grade) and folk guitar.
  • Trained teacher, working with all ages from pre-school through to adults.
  • Extensive experience in public speaking, interviews and group presentations, having served as a state coordinator of educational programs.
  • Hobbies: music theatre, singing, cooking.