Amanda Billing

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Amanda Billing
Born
Amanda Joselyn Marie Billing

(1976-04-12) April 12, 1976 (age 43)
OccupationActress
Years active2000–Present

Amanda Billing (born 12 April 1976 in New Zealand) is a New Zealand actress best known for her role as Doctor Sarah Potts on New Zealand soap opera Shortland Street.[1][2]

Biography[edit]

Billing grew up in Masterton, and spent her university years in Christchurch. After graduating with a Bachelor of Arts with 1st Class Honours in Geography from the University of Canterbury, she trained at the Christchurch College of Education and became a high school teacher.[3][4]

Billing was involved in drama throughout her teaching years and has acted in a few amateur stage productions including Cloud Nine and The Country Wife. She has worked at several schools throughout Auckland teaching Geography, English and Social Studies, most recently at Rangitoto College.[5]

Career[edit]

Television[edit]

Theatre[edit]

  • Boys Will Be Boys - 'Astrid' - 2016 - Silo Theatre (dir. Sophie Roberts)
  • The Book of Everything - 'Mother' - 2016 - Silo Theatre (dir. Sophie Roberts)
  • Cabaret - 'Sally Bowles' - 2010 - Auckland Theatre Company (dir. Michael Hurst)
  • Threepenny Opera - 'Polly Peachum' - 2008 - Silo Theatre and The Large Group (dir. Michael Hurst)
  • Cloud Nine - 'Edward' (Act I), 'Victoria' (Act II) - 2004 - Silo Theatre (dir. Edwin Wright)
  • As You Like It - 'Rosalind' - 2003/4 - Legacy Theatre Co. (dir. Tim Flavell)
  • Home Ground - 'Margaret' - 2003 - Auckland Performing Arts Centre (dir. Carla Martel)
  • The Country Wife - 'The Country Wife' - 2003 - Silo Theatre (dir. Heath Jones)
  • Dust Pilgrim - Multiple Characters - 2018 - Red Leap Theatre (dir. Julie Nolan)

Voice Work[edit]

  • George FM - various - 2002-2003

Other[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Screen, NZ On. "Amanda Billing | NZ On Screen". www.nzonscreen.com. Retrieved 2019-07-06.
  2. ^ Dennett, Kelly (2017-11-25). "Former Shortland Street star Amanda Billing to play Lady Macbeth". ISSN 1170-0777. Retrieved 2019-07-06.
  3. ^ "Amanda Billing | SHORTLAND STREET | TV2 | tvnz.co.nz". tvnz.co.nz. Retrieved 2019-07-06.
  4. ^ "Masterton's very own Shortland Street star". 2004-09-24. ISSN 1170-0777. Retrieved 2019-07-06.
  5. ^ "Amanda Billing's acting secret". Now To Love. Retrieved 2019-07-06.
  6. ^ Screen, Nicky Harrop for New Zealand on (2017-05-12). "25 Years of Shortland Street: Amanda Billing". ISSN 1170-0777. Retrieved 2019-07-06.
  7. ^ "The Bad Seed's star-studded line-up". 2019-03-23. ISSN 1170-0777. Retrieved 2019-07-06.

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