nicholas-hope-actor

Credits

AWARDS:

Best Actor in a Leading Role - Australian Film Industry Award 1994
Best Actor in a Leading Role - Australian Cinematographers Society 1994
Special Award for Best Film and Best Performance - CIAK (popular) award, Venice Film Festival 1993
Best Actor (Audience Vote) - Valencienne Festival of Action & Adventure 1995

ACTING RESUME: Selected Film

MOON ROCK FOR MONDAY (Role: Jacob) dir Kurt Martin Lunar Pictures

THE SCHOOL (Role: Dr Wang) dir. Storm Ashwood Bronte Pictures

EVENT ZERO (Role: Langston Charlesworth) dir. Enzo Tedeschi Deadrock Films

TRUTH (Role: Marcel Matley) dir. James Vanderbilt Echo Lake Entertainment

THE DAUGHTER (Role: Petersen) dir. Simon Stone Screen Australia

PERMAFROST (Role: Max: male lead) dir. John Sullivan Navillus Film/Filmkamp

REDD INC. (Role: Redd: lead) dir. Dan Krige Green Light Productions

DOUBLE HAPPINESS URANIUM (Role: Reuben Henschke: lead) dir. Cole Larson Flinders Screen and Media

THREE ACTS OF MURDER (Role: Harry Manning) dir. Rowan Woods Taylor Media/ABC Australia

WIDE BLUE YONDER (Role: Eric) dir. Robert Young Euromax Film productions

LUNSJ/COLD LUNCH (Role: Restraunteieren) dir. Eva Solberg 4 1/2

VARG VEUM Bitre Blomster (Role: Warren Donaldsen) dir. Ulrik Imtiaz Rolfsen SF Norge/Miso Film

URO (Role: Libeneseren) dir. Stefan Faldbeck Frilans Film

LOST AND FOUND (role: Ebenezer Wrench) dir. David Blake Lost and Found Productions

THE PASSPORT (Role: Inspector Florez) dir. Amund Lie B&L Media

VENOM (Role: Van Dyke) dir. Dwight Little Screen Gems Inc.

THE NIGHT WE CALLED IT A DAY (Role: Phil) dir. Paul Goldman Icon

SCOOBY DO (Role: Old Man Smithers) dir. Raja Gosnell Warner Brothers

PARADISE FOUND (Role: Maurrin ) dir. Mario Andreacchio Le Sabre / Adelaide / Apollo Media

THE GODDESS OF 1967 (Role: Dad/Grandad) dir. Clara Law Still Life Pictures

THE SIGNAL BOX (lead) dir. Ben Pietor

HARVEY (lead role: Harvey) dir. Peter McDonald AFTRS

JOHNNY BOLLYWOOD (Role: Professor Ponald Ramone) dir. Amit Gupta Whisky Films

HENRY FOOL (Role: father Hawkes) dir. Hal Hartley True Fiction

PASSING DARKNESS (Role: Edvind) dir. Knut Erik Jensen Barentsfilm / Norsk Film

THE DARKEST LIGHT (Role: Mark) dir. Simon Beaufoy/Bille Eltringham Footprint Films

WATER EASY REACH (Role: Windy) dir. Bent Hamer BulBul Films/Babel Film

DEAD AIR (lead role) dir. John Philp

PUTT (lead role) dir. Charlie Gauvain Gauvain Productions

LET ME DIE AGAIN (role: Priest) dir. Leone Knight AFTRS

LUST AND REVENGE (lead role: Karl Heinz Applebaum) dir. Paul Cox Illumination Film

NORTH STAR (Role: Sheriff Lamont) dir. Nils Gaup Nordic Screen

LITTLE WHITE LIES dir. Pauline Chan

EXILE (Role: Mackenzie) dir. Paul Cox Illumination Films

THE LIFE OF HARRY DARE (Kevin) dir. Alexis Vellis

BAD BOY BUBBY (lead role: Bubby) dir. Rolf De Heer Fandango / Bubby Pty Ltd.

CONFESSOR CARESSOR (lead role) dir. Tim Nicholls Bombay Queen Big Films

SELECTED TELEVISION:

PICNIC AT HANGING ROCK (Col. Fitzhubert) dir. Larysa Kondracki/Michael Rymer Fremantle Media

CHOSEN (The Box Maker) dir. Tony Tilse Playmaker

CLEVERMAN (Dr. Mitchell) dir. Wayne Blair/Leah Purcell Goalpost Pictures

JADE OF DEATH  (Wilkins) dir. Erin Good

ASH VS EVIL DEAD (Professor Knowby) dir. Rick Jacobson Renaissance Picture

SOUL MATES (Caveman Bob) dir. Connor Van Vuuren Australian Broadcasting Commission

JANET KING (Justice Felton) dir. Peter Andrikidis/Grant Brown Screentime

MARY THE MAKING OF A PRINCESS (Per Thornitt) Jennifer Leacey Fremantle Productions

GALLIPOLI (General Walter Braithwaite) Glendyn Ivyn Nine Network Productions 

MISS FISHER'S MURDER MYSTERIES (Mr. Spall) Peter Andrikidis ABC Australia

OFFSPRING (Tadgh) Various Southern Star Productions

WILD BOYS (Marmaduke McLardy) Arnie Custo Southern Star Entertainment

RAKE (Professor Aden Sinclair) Peter Duncan ABC Australia

ROGUE NATION (Judge Atkins) Peter Andrikidis ABC Australia

THE PRIME MINISTER IS MISSING (William McMahon) Peter Butt Film Australia/Blackwattle Films

WHO KILLED DR. BOGLE AND MRS. CHANDLER? (Lead role – Geoffrey Chandler) Peter Butt Film Australia/Blackwattle Films

STEALING HISTORY (English narrator) Ola Flyum NRK (Norwegian Broadcasting Commission)

FALLEN (DCS Justin Edridge) Omar Medha Meridian Television UK

CHANGI (Guillaume Koper) Kate Woods ABC

GETTING HURT (Edgar Bosco) Ben Bolt BBC

FARSCAPE (Akkor) Jim Henson Prods./Nine Network Prods.

BUGS BBC

FRONTIERS (narrator) ABC

G.P. ABC

SELECTED THEATRE:

FIVE PROPERTIES OF CHAINMALE (Writer/Director) Griffin Independent/Art Radar/Hope Productions

PENELOPE (Quinn) Kate Gaul Siren Theatre Company

LITTLE GODS (Writer/Director) Nicholas Hope Augusta Supple

THE MOUSETRAP (Major Metcalf) Gary Young Louise Withers and Associates

WAY TO HEAVEN (Red Cross Rep) Tanya Goldberg Ride On Theatre/Griffin Th. Co.

2000 FEET AWAY (Byron) Lee Lewis Frog Battleship/B Sharp

THE COLOUR OF PANIC (One Man Show) Sarah Goodes Splinter Theatre Company/Sydney Opera House/Det Åpne Teater

THE LADY FROM THE SEA (Arnholm) Anna Klovholt Klovholt/Kahn

THIS LITTLE PIGGY (Eagle) Benjamin Winspear Sydney Theatre Company

ISBJØRNEN OG JEG (Isbjørnen) Eirik Nilssen Brøyn Det Åpne Teater

BIMA AND BRAMATI (Bima) Franziska Aarflot Det Åpne Teater/Traverse Theatre

THE IMPORTANCE OF LIVING (Lead role: Michael) Steven Hutton Small Man Theatre

ELLING (Lead role: Elling ) Sarah Goodes Belvoir B Sharp Productions

WHAT HAPPENED WAS... (Michael) Sarah Goodes Tamarama Rock Surfers

SIMPATICO (Lead Role: Vinnie) David Bertholt Sydney Theatre co

FUNERALS AND CIRCUSES Steven Gration Magpie Theatre for Adelaide and Melbourne Festival

ROAD (role: Scullery) Tim Maddock Red Shed Theatre co

THE ROVER Gale Edwards State Theatre co of South Australia

COSI Simon Philips State Theatre co of South Australia

SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL Simon Phillips State Theatre co of South Australia

HOME SWEET HOME Venetia Gillot Vitalstatistix for Tasmanian Touring

BURIED CHILD (role: Dodge) Tim Maddock Red Shed Theatre co

RADIO:

SENSE OF AN ENDING Reader, Australian Broadcasting Commission

FAUST Australian Broadcasting Commission

WRITING:

The Learnt Body in 'Nine Ways of Seeing a Body', ed Sandra Reeve, Triarchy Press, 2013.
Embodied Landscape: the place of geography in the actor's creation of character: http://people.brunel.ac.uk/bst/vol1002/home.html
Viewing the Self: The Actor's Experience of Suspended Animation: http://arts.monash.edu.au/ecps/conferences/ttp/#proceedings
Happiness as a Quality of Performance - the Chubbuck Technique: Struggle, Conflict, and Stasis: Performance Paradigm, Issue 7 July 2011
Inner Place: the impact of embodied landscape on actor decisions in rehearsal – an actor's perspective Ph.D dissertation, Sydney University Dept. of Performance Studies, 2010.
The Colour of Panic (play) 100 og Nå Ibsen Centenary script prize, Norway, 2006.
'Heartache' in short story collection Take Me With You, Bantam Books 2005.
Brushing the Tip of Fame, memoir, Bantam Books June 2004.


TEACHING:

Acting Craft: Course Designer and Lecturer: International Screen Academy 2013 -
Acting Methodologies Lecturer: International Film School Sydney 2011 -
Directing Performance Lecturer: International Film School Sydney 2011 -
Performance Analysis Lecturer/Practical: International Film School Sydney 2011 -
Rehearsing Performers Lecturer/Consultant: International Film School Sydney 2011 -
Section Designer and Instructor: Theories of Performance, Sydney University Department of Performance Studies (2009)
Section Designer and Instructor: Theories of Acting, Sydney University Department of Performance Studies (2009)
Devise and Teach 2 week intensive Performance Course: Prosjektskolen, Oslo (2009)
Writing for Film: UTS Sydney (2008)
Masterclass: Babel Project, Det Åpne Teater/Los Unidos Artistas (2008)
Writing for Film: UTS Sydney (2006)
2 Week Directing Course: Nordland Film og Kunst (2005)
1 Week Directing Course: Nordland Film og Kunst (2004)
Writing for Monologue Course: Tromsø Writing Festival (2003)
Masterclass: Performance in film, Helsinki School of Arts (2002)

EDUCATION:

PhD: Inner Place – the impact of embodied landscape on actor choices in rehearsal – Sydney University Department of Performance Studies, 2010.
BA Hons Drama and Performance - Flinders University of South Australia, Drama Centre 1985-1989
Professional Development Placement with Snarling Beasties Theatre Company, Coventry, UK 1992