Kaarin's Work

Over her lifetime Kaarin has accumulated experience as a performer, theatre maker, director and mentor.

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"I am excited by people’s creativity, passion, dreams and talents.
I wish to share what I know and help others to realise their brilliance,

and follow their dreams."

Film

What Time Is My Heart – Karen – Streetsmart Films
Holding The Man – Lead Singer of Wedding Band – HTM Film Productions (Director: Neil Armfield)
StalkHer – Emily – SH Productions (Co-Director with JohnJarratt)
Starstruck – The Ice Cream Girl – (Director: Gillian Armstrong)
Young Einstein – Nellie – Einstein Prods
Belinda – Sandra – (AFI nomination)
Around The World in Eighty Ways – Cameo – Palm Beach Pictures
Perfect Spheres – Rosie – Eclectic Films
Worse Than Christmas – Angela
A Crack In The Curtains – Sarah
Shadow Curtain – The Hot Head
Damsels Be Damned – Michelle

Theatre

A Lie of the Mind – Meg – (Director: Caleb Rixon)
Monologue for a Murderer – Lead – La Mama (Director: Jeremy Rice)
Into The Woods – Stepsister – Melbourne Theatre Company (Director: Roger Hodgman)
Miss Bosnia – Selma – Melbourne Theatre Company (DirectorNadia Tass)
Haxby’s Circus – Gina – S.T.C.S.A (Director: Simon Phillips)
The Swan – Dora – S.T.C.S.A (Director: Melissa Lake)
Beach Blanket Tempest – Gidget – Q Theatre
Speed The Plow – Karen – (Director: Neil Armfield)
The Glass Menagerie – Laura – S.A. Theatre Company & Marian St. (Director: Gale Edwards)
King Lear – Cordelia – S.A. Theatre Company (Director: Gale Edwards)
Darlinghurst Nights – Gunman’s Girl – Sydney Theatre Company – (Director: Terry O’Connell)
Shakers – (Director: Terry O’Connell)
Lie of The Mind – Beth – Belvoir St. (Director: Neil Armfield)
Agnes of God – Agnes – New Moon Theatre Company (Director: Helmut Bakaitis)
No Worries – Ensemble – Sydney Theatre Company (Director: Wayne Harrison)
The Doll Trilogy – Bubba – Sydney Theatre Company (Director: Rodney Fisher)
Top Girls – Shona/Kit – Melbourne Theatre Company (Director: Roger Hodgman)
The Kid – Snake – Playbox/St Martins (Director: Rodney Fisher)
Summer Of The Seventeenth Doll – Bubba – (Director: Jean Pierre Mignon)
Quick-Ease-Café – Comedy Lead – (Director: Helmut Bakaitis)
Cain’s Hand – Lead Girl – (Director: Helmut Bakaitis)
Zig Zag Follies – Lead – Adelaide Festival (Director: Helmut Bakaitis)
The Woman – Astyana – (Director: Arnee Neeme)

Television

You’re Skitting Me – School Teacher – Jigsaw Entertainment
Laugh Out Loud – Ensemble – Southern Star
Offspring – Florist – Southern Star
Bed of Roses (seasons 1, 2 & 3) – Deb Matheson – ABC TV (Best Ensemble in a Drama Series)
Fergus McPhail – Mr Rolla – Burberry Productions
Kath & Kim – Sister 2 – ABC TV
One Night The Moon – Co-Lead – ABC TV
Seachange – Guest – ABC TV
Correlli – Terri – ABC TV
Col’N Carpenter – Linda – Austerama TV
Catalyst – Presenter – Tru View Pictures
Poor Man’s Orange – Dolour – Anthony Buckley Productions (AFI Nomination for Best Actress)
Harp In The South – Dolour – Anthony Buckley Productions (AFI Nomination for Best Actress)
Special Squad – Guest – Crawfords
Carson’s Law – Guest – Crawfords
A Descant For Gossips – Lead – ABC TV
Sullivans – Guest – Crawfords
The Last Outlaw – Grace Kelly – Pegasus Productions
Sons & Daughters – Guest – Grundy Television
I Can Jump Puddles – Guest – ABC TV
Home – Guest – ABC TV
Prisoner – Guest – Grundy Television

Director

Prick the Musical – The Atheneum
Good People – Red Stitch
Go Away Mr. Worrythoughts – Frankston Arts Centre and Regional Tour
Almost With You – La Mama and Cube37 FAC
The Wetlands Project – 3940 Arts
Frankston Lights – The Little Theatre Company
Mum’s The Word 2, Teenagers – Burberry/Dainty
The War Against Short Trousers – Chapel Off Chapel
Push Up – Red Stitch
The Play About The Baby – Red Stitch
Uncle Bob – Red Stitch (Green Room Award for Outstanding Direction – Melbourne Fringe)
Always Patsy Cline – Majestic Theatre Company
It’s A Dad Thing – Lawson Vass
Popcorn – Popcorn Productions, Sydney & Melbourne
Mum’s The Word – Artist Services Melbourne Comedy Festival, Athenaeum Theatre, Sydney, Adelaide, Hobart & Perth

Training

16th Street Actors Studio with Kerry Armstrong (ongoing)
Larry Moss Masterclass
Lindy Davies Masterclass
Anna Kokkinos Masterclass
Elizabeth Kemp Masterclass

Other Artistic Endeavours

Artistic Director at the The Little Theatre Company
Tutor for Annual Fairfax Festival, Swan Hill
Co-ordinator for The Lineup, music mentorship program
Various music film clips
Performer with bands – The Droolettes, Mary-Jo Starr’s Drive-In Motel (ARIA nominated Best New Talent), Terry Serio’s Wild Blue Yonder