Curriculum

Jaime Mears


Biografia

 

AWARDED GRANTS AND FELLOWSHIPS

Marten Bequest 2010
Ian Potter Artistic Grant 2010
Churchill Fellow 2008
Mike Walsh Performing Arts Fellowship 2008
Australia Council Development Grant 2008


EDUCATION 

2008-2010   École Philippe Gaulier Paris
2000-2002   National Institute of Dramatic Art Australia (NIDA) Bachelor of Dramatic Art 
1999-2000  OPEN PROGRAM NIDA - 1 year Diploma of Performing Arts 
1998 HSC    Chevalier College


WORKSHOPS

2013 Volker Quandt, Improvisation Workshop Portugal
2012 Keith Johnstone, Improvisation Intensive Denmark
2012 SITI Summer Intensive, NY, USA
2012 Yumi Fujitani, Butoh Workshop, Portugal
2012 Ewan Downie (Piezn Kozla) Workshop in Movement, chorus work, Physical improvisation, rhythm and Polyphonic singing, Scotland
2011 Ewan Downie (Piezn Kozla,) Workshop in Movement, chorus work, Physical improvisation, Rhythm and Polyphonic singing. Portugal
2011 Complicité, Mick Barnfather. Workshop in Character and Comic Play, UK.
2011 John Mowat, Chapito.  Workshop in Comedy and Improvising, Portugal. 
2007 Private Tuition with Annie Swann (The Actors Lab) in Stella Adler technique. 
2005 Shared Experience UK/ Sydney Theatre Company. Workshop in Improvisation, devising, Sydney.
2000 Philippe Gente, Dedale Company. Workshop in Physical theatre, Freedom and Chorus, Sydney.
2000 Frankie Armstrong ‘Voice and the Body’. Sydney

 

THEATRE WORK

2011
Cruzadas (devised)
Teatro Nacional São João/ Teatro do Frio Dir: Ewan Downie

2010-2012
Mau Lobo Mau (Trygvy Wakenshaw and John Mowat)

10 characters, puppeteer
Companhia do Teatro Rei Sem Roupa 

2010
LIMBO- Teatro de Fogo (devised)
RADAR 360 

2007
Ruby Moon (Mat Cameron)
Lead as Sylvie, Dulcie, Veronica and Dawn
Sydney Theatre Company Dir: Andrew Upton

2006
Wharf 2 Loud- Push 1 STAG  ( Luke Davies)
Miss Maunderlay
Sydney Theatre Company Dir: Chris Mead

2006
Approaches To Acting Workshop (Devised)
Sydney Theatre Company Dir: Chris Mead

2005
The Internationalist (Anne Washburn)
Lead as Grace
The Practical Theatre Company and Darlinghurst theatre
Company and Darlinghurst Theatre Company 
Dir: Larissa Poulos

2004
The Miser (Jean Baptiste Moliere)
Marianne
Sydney Theatre Company Dir: Jean Pierre Mignon

2004
Sleeping Around
Diane
Belvoir St Downstairs Theatre Dir: Katy Alexander

2003
The Real Thing (Tom Stoppard)
Debbie
Sydney Theatre Company Dir: Jean Pierre Mignon

2003-4
The Brecht Exploration (Devised)
Sydney Theatre Company Dir: Samantha Lang

2003
The Tempest (William Shakespeare)
Miranda/Ariel
Sydney Theatre Company Dir: Benjamin Winspeare

1999
The Imaginary Invalid (Jean Baptiste Moliere)
Louison
NIDA Company Dir: Patrick Nolan

 

TELEVISION

2007
McLouds Daughters
Guest Role Emma McLoud
Millennium Television Various Directors

2004-5
All Saints
9 month Semi regular role Kerry Lytton
7 Network Org, various Directors

1999
Home and Away
1 Month Guest Role
7 Network org, various Directors

 

FILM  

2004
Mask II  Mask II Productions
Dir: Larry Guterman

2003
ICE  NSW FTO (Script Development Reading)
Dir: Sophia Golan

2003
Everthing Goes Soft Paw Films
Dir: Andrew Kotako

 

DIRECTION

2012
Cabra Cega – A Satelite production of Circolando. Premiered in MINDELACT Festival Cape Verde, 2013
Paris, La
Péniche Anako, 2013,
Brazil,
São Paulo, CIT ECUM, Rio de Janeiro, Espaço SESC Copacabana 

 

TEACHING WORK

2013 -2014
ESMAE (Porto)
Neutral Mask and Greek Tragedy, Viewpoints (Vocal/Physical), Suzuki Training

2013
CICOLANDO (Porto)
Viewpoints 

2012-2013
FABRICA/ CLOWNLAB (Porto)
Improvisation,Viewpoints 

2011
ARTE TOTAL (Braga)
Le Jeu’, presentation and theatre

2010
CICOLANDO (Porto)
‘Le Jeu’ presentation and theatre

2010
OPERAÇÂO NARIZ VERMELHO (Lisbon)
‘Le Jeu’ and Improvisation

2010
ECOLE PHILIPPE GAULIER (Paris)
Assistant position
Neutral Mask and Greek Tragedy

2005-2008
NIDA OPEN PROGRAM (Sydney)
Improvisation, Physical Theatre, Devising, Classical Theatre work, Film.