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Curriculum Vitae

Michael Adams


188cm / 6ft 2in
19 December 1959 (64 this year)
Eye Colour
Hair Colour
Natural Accent
Other Accents
Yorkshire, Northern Irish, French, London, Std US



2015 Te Radar's Chequered Past Derring Do Zeitgeist Productions, Dir. Peter Bell, Christchurch, NZ


2016 The Stolen Digger Joe Cork Films, Dir. Niall Johnson, Christchurch, NZ


2021 LOL-esque Substitute Stripper The Burlesque Collective, Christchurch, NZ
2020 Dear Jane Guide/Narrator/Chorus NO Productions Theatre Limited, Dir. Nataliya Oryschuck, Christchurch, NZ
2019 Unoriginal Sin Bill Adams Brick Road Productions, Dir. Doug Clarke, Christchurch, NZ
2018 The Woman in Black Arthur Kipps NO Productions Theatre Limited, Dir. Nataliya Oryschuck, Christchurch, NZ
2017 Forget me Knot Robert Zeinfeld Brick Road Productions, Dir. Barry Goode, Christchurch, NZ
2016 King Lear Lear Canterbury Repertory, Dir. Julian Anderson, Christchurch, NZ
2014 Cat on a Hot Tin Roof Big Daddy Canterbury Repertory, Dir. Annette Searle, Christchurch, NZ
2014 The Tempest Prospero Top Dog Theatre, Dir. Nikki Bleyendaal, Christchurch, NZ
2013 The Rise and Fall of Little Voice Ray Say Canterbury Repertory Company, Dir. Tom Vavasour, Christchurch
2013 Wind in the Willows Badger and Otter Christchurch City Council Summer Theatre, Dir. Hallam and Clarke, Christchurch
2012 Jeffrey Bernard is Unwell Jeffrey Bernard Elmwood Players, Dir. Heather Giles, Christchurch
2012 Julius Caesar Brutus Canterbury Repertory Company, Dir. Julian Anderson, Christchurch
2011 Popcorn Karl Brezner Top Dog Theatre, Dir. Derek Doddington, Christchurch
2011 A Midsummer Night's Dream Bottom Top Dog Theatre, Dir. Jay Versteeg, Christchurch

Short Film

2013 Is Love Enough? Soap Father The Eh Team, Dir. Julian Vares, Christchurch, NZ
2009 Made Up (Best Actor Christchurch Region) Alex Puddle (Lead) Otherside V48 Hours, Dir. Kim Georgine, Christchurch
2006 Unhinged Hypnotherapist NZBS, Dir. Luke Harris


2020 Angel Bay "Little Victories" Granddad Ruffell Creative, Dir. Tim McInnes, Christchurch, NZ
2014 Total Realty 1% Campaign Ray Platform Media, Dir. Campbell Platt, Christchurch, NZ


2020 Art Heist: intro video Devlin Cross Code Breakers Ltd, Dir. Logan McMillan, Christchurch, NZ
2019 TracPoint Mouse/Pointer Presenter Allied Press Media, Dir. Mark McNeill, Christchurch, NZ
2018 Neff Cooking Theatre Christchurch Food Show North Port Events Limited, Christchurch, NZ
2017 - 2018 Riccarton House Ghost Tour Dr. Wild NO Productions Theatre Limited, Dir. Nataliya Oryschuck, Christchurch, NZ
2013 Census-Collector's Training DVD Presenter Orly Productions, Christchurch


2020 Ethique Concentrate Campaign The Voice Resonate Productions, Dir. Zac Bennett-Knight, Christchurch, NZ
2020 Decepto Pilot/Despair/Doubt Ara Defenders Mobile game, Dir. Josiah Kerr, Christchurch, NZ
2018 Banger Insurance Voice over Snorkel Creative Video, Dir. Logan McMillan, Christchurch, NZ


2016 - 2019 Regular Radio Ads Various NZME, Christchurch, NZ


2018 A Picasso NO Productions Theatre Limited, Dir. Michael Adams, Christchurch, NZ
2016 The Turn of the Screw No Theatre Productions, Dir. Michael Adams, Christchurch and Oamaru, NZ

Training & Education

2021 Equity: US Accent Workshop Jacque Drew, Christchurch
2020 Equity: NZ Casting Hothouse Anousha Zarkesh, Zoom, NZ
2019 DEGNZ: Directing Intimacy Workshop Louise Leitch, Christchurch
2018 Equity: Casting Workshop Liz Mullane and Rachel Bullock, Christchurch
2018 Equity: Casting Day Workshop Miranda Rivers, Christchurch
2017 Equity: Acting Masterclass Jennifer Ward-Lealand
2016 Equity: Voice for Film Cameron Rhodes
2016 Equity: Audition Technique Stu Turner, Catch Casting
2015 Equity: The Art of Acting Jennifer Ward-Lealand
2015 Equity: Screen Acting Masterclass Miranda Harcourt
2014 Equity: Casting Workshop Matt and Mike Dwyer - Barefoot Casting
1984 Post Grad. Acting Mountview Theatre School, London


Mime, Swimmer, Experience in Rigging, Maintaining/Operating Theatre Lighting and Sound, Operating Sound Studio, Former Volunteer St. John Ambulance Driver.
Full clean car licence including F (forklift) endorsement.