Shelby is in her third year of Eisteddfods performing in solos and with troupe. She consistently places well in competition and performs well under pressure. Her dance repertoire is extensive and varied consisting of ballet, jazz, hip hop, contemporary, musical theatre , acrobatics, improvisation and tap.
Shelby is of Maori heritage, yet her appearance can be seen as multicultural. She has a contagious smile, big brown eyes and eyelashes to die for! She is creative in her language and humour, encouraging toward others and humble of heart.
2000; TV; Ambulance Officer; All Saints; Seven Network; Various
2002; VO; Various Soldiers; Talk to me of Love; Futurist Films; Glen Eaves
FILM / TELEVISION / CORPORATES
Matrix 2; Stockbroker; Matrix Productions
Murder Call; Detective; Southern Star
Big Sky; National Task Force Officer; Southern Star
Education Department; Harry Hopbson P.I; Hot M Productions
British Paints; 100%; Dinky Di Productions
Annie Get Your Gun; Lead (Frank Butler) (NZ)
The Actor’s Centre; Courses and Classes
Theatre Sports; Jon Williams
Screen Acting; Mirren Lee
Drama; Otago University
Singing; Meryl Leppard, Trisha Watts and Helena Hendel
Public Speaking; Toastmasters
Bands; the Weetbix Boys; singer; songwriter; Ash Wednesday; frontman
Dance; African; Creative; Jazz
Cricket (Rep player); Tai Chi; Tennis; Basketball; Windsurfing; swimming
2013 Point Break Drama American Accent- Standard , Carmen Lysiak
2010 Accents on Cue Voice- American standard , Nancy Helm
2009 The Actors Studio Truth Masterclass , Clarence White
2009 Japanese Warrior Arts (Bujinkan Budo) Ninjitsu , Sensei – Dion Kalos
2008 NIDA Screen Acting , Caroline Craig
2008 Participate Film Acadamy Film Production , Artur Kade
2000 Ciccone Academy of Singing Seth Riggs method of singing , Cosimo Ciccone
1999 Society Of Australian Fight Directors Stage Combat , Lawrence Carmichael
1999 NIDA Film and Emotional content
1998 Wonderland Productions Acting for the camera , Claire Haywood
1998 Screen Skill Regular acting workshops , Tony Wickert
1998 Lucas Management in conjunction with Darlo 2010 Film and Television camera techniques
“Sweet Marshall” in the running for the AFI’s and i am
up for best Support check out the link
2004 – Honourable mention in the USA song writing competition (Paradise) R&B
category. Over 33,000 entries
2004 – Semi finalist International song writing competition (ISC) (You turn
me on) in pop top 40 category
2004 – top 10 place in Music OZ R&B category (You turn me on)
2005- held Number 1 spot on Extreme Indi radio.com (paradise)
2005- held Number 8 spot on Extreme Indi radio.com (You turn me on)
2010 – 2011 Screenwise Film and Television School 2 Year Intensive Course
2011 International Film School Sydney Adjustments Workshop.
2011 International Film School Sydney Intro to Directing Actors Workshop.
2011 International Film School Sydney Director’s Performance Workshop
2009 Western Sydney Nirimba Tafe Certificate 3 in Theatre and Screen
2009 Actors Centre Australia CAMERAconnection.
Keovilay Cola Saycocie was born on May 14th 1990 in Nakhon Phanom, Thailand. His family moved to Sydney, Australia in 1991, mainly residing in the western suburbs of Sydney. At the age of 14, He started to develop an interest in performing and entertaining. After graduating and completing his HSC, Cola decided to chase his hopes and dreams of one day becoming a working actor.
In 2009, Cola completed a Theatre and Screen course at Nirimba Tafe and performed in the Theatre productions The Perfect Blend and Somebody to Love. He also graduated from Screenwise Film and Television School in 2011 completing the 2 Year Intensive Course. He was trained by some of Australia’s leading actors and directors including Terry Serio, Gary Sweet, Anthony Wong, Peter Phelps, Dean Francis, Dan Krige, Alan Flower and many more.
Cola has landed a few commercials, such as “MLA – Beef (Throw another STEAK on the barbie)” and “UTS:INSEARCH”.
Cola has stated that he wants to hopefully be a respected inspirational Asian-Australian Actor, recognized around the world for inspiring Asian Actors to become performers, towards changing the perception and stereotypes of Asians in the world and Asians in the entertainment industry.
Microsoft corporate with daughter Darcy 2008
2006 – 2007 – 12 month Screen Acting intensive – Screenwise
2006 – Peter Andrikidis Masterclass – Screenwise
2006 – Voiceover Intensive – Outta The Box Productions
2005 – Presenter for Television – Screenwise 2005
2004 – American Dialect – Screenwise
1998 – 2000 – Bachelor of Creative Arts (Drama) – Macquarie University
1997 – 2000 – Australian Theatre for Young People
1994 – 1996 – Marian Street Theatre School
American Dialect Workshop -Prof John Higgins
Speech Level Singing Technique
Danceworks, London – Jazz and Street Funk
2003 – Backing vocalist – Elvis in Mind – Danny Fisher Productions (UK)