Cameron Rhodes

Hardcastle

From drag queen to singing Kiwi bloke, dancing in SWEET CHARITY, playing the re­pressed art dealer in DESIGN FOR LIVING, the power-hungry Cardinal in THE DUCHESS OF MALFI, or playing more than twenty characters in THE THIRTY-NINE STEPS, Cameron has relished the variety and challenge of his roles for Auckland Theatre Company.

Over an acting career that spans twenty-one years and more than seventy pro­ductions, Cameron’s the­atre credits include THE THREEPENNY OPERA, THE REAL THING and A CLOCKWORK ORANGE (Silo Theatre), A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM and A WAY OF LIFE (New Zealand Actors’ Company), SWEENEY TODD, SHE STOOPS TO CONQUER and LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES (Downstage Theatre) and Kafka’s THE TRIAL (THE EDGE®).

He directed the Basement Theatre’s recent Christmas hit, THE EIGHT: REINDEER MONOLOGUES, as well as A NUMBER, THE JUNGLE, CLOSER and HAPPY END.

Film and television appearanc­es include SECOND-HANDWEDDING, JINX SISTER, WE’RE HERE TO HELP, THE DEVIL DAREDME TO, LORDOF THE RINGS, BREADANDROSES, XENA WARRIOR PRINCESS and the upcom­ing titles THE DEVIL’S RUN, RUSSIAN SNARK, BRAVE DONKEY and LIFE’S A RIOT.

Cameron’s busy schedule includes voice-overs, working as an acting teacher and in the corporate world as a voice/ presenting coach. He is a graduate of Toi Whaakari: New Zealand Drama School and a proud member of New Zealand Actors’ Equity.