Bianca Te Rito

Actor / Commercial / Voice
Age Range

36—46

Height

176cm

Eye Colour

Green-Grey

Hair Colour

Brown

Ethnicity

Māori / Multi-ethnic / New Zealander

Based In

Auckland

Bianca Te Rito

Artist Resume

Television

Year
Role
Production

Lead

Kiwifruit, Cream TV, TVNZ

On Johns Street  - (7 episodes / Season 1 ) 

Dir. Wain Ching

Recurring

Shortland Street - (10 episodes)

South Pacific Pictures

Dir. Sean Scott, Murry Keane, Katie Wolf

Web Series

Year
Role
Production

Video Presenter

TakeTwo Series (6 episodes / Season 1)

STEBIAN Ltd Media Productions

Dir. Bianca Te Rito

Short Film

Year
Role
Production

Supporting

Soaped

NZFA

Dir. Richard Eng

Supporting

The Customers always Trite 

UNITEC

Dir. Greydon Little

Supporting

Shoot

Synthetic Films

Dir. Andy Welch 

Supporting

The Cut

Burswood Production

Dir. Steven Chow

Lead

Domestasia

FisherPoint Productions

Dir. Paulus Romjin

Lead

Max Power 

NZFA

Dir. Dawn Walker 

Music Video

Year
Role
Production

Lead

The Lick ‘I See Through you’ 

Fish n Clips

Dir. Chris White

Lead

Recliner ‘Ugly’ Toxic Love

Film Construction

Dir. Dir. Perry Bradley

Theatre

Year
Role
Production

Lead - Nurse Betty   

SCARPA

Film Directors Workshop

Dir. Alan Erson

Commercial

Year
Role
Production

Featured

Nestle "Kit Kat"

Sydney - JWT , Flying Fish CD: Liz Mullane

Lead

Sanitarium "Breakfast Bar"

SO& M, Curious Films

Dir. Jonathan King, CD: Stu Turner

Lead

New Zealands Women's Refuge "Day after Day"

Saatchi, Flying Fish

Dir. Award Winning Director Rachel Davies, CD: Stu Turner

Lead

Pacific Wall-Covers "Up the Wall"

Cognito, Silverscreen, NZ

Dir. David Rittey, CD: Suzanne McAleer

Lead

The Warehouse “Wiltshire”

DDB, Flying Start Pictures

Dir. Jessica Justice, CD: Jo Fisher

Lead

Chat Show "Night Watch"

Media Network

Lead

Colgate "Sensitive"

Y & R, Flying Start Pictures

Dir. Jessica Justice, CD: Stu Turner

Corporate Work

Year
Role
Production

Promotional Brand Model

Nitro Promotions

Various - brands, motorsport

Dir. Client

Promotional Brand Model

VDO Driving Standards Higher

VDO Dayton - Motorsport Expo

Dir. Client

Spokesperson

Health & Fitness Expos, Girls Day Out, Boys Day Out

Numerous health & fitness appearances, promos, product launches’ major expos, skilled public interfa

Dir. Various Client Brands

Lead: voice-over - instore retail video

Paint Box Nail Kiosk

Media Mechanics

Dir. Laura Williams

Model

Year
Role
Production

Sports Model

Fit for a Girls Day Out - Feature

Dir. Taina Greig Publisher | Editor. Photographer: Gerald Shacklock

Sports Model

Wristy Business - Feature

Dir. Taina Greig Publisher | Editor. Photographer: Gerald Shacklock

Sports Model

Ball with Bite "Self help" - Feature

FitnessLife Magazine

Dir. Taina Greig Publisher | Editor. Photographer: Gerald Shacklock

Sport Model

Fitness's Forgotten Factor- Feature

FitnessLife Magazine - NZ's best-selling health & fitness magazine

Dir. Taina Greig Publisher | Editor. Photographer: Gerald Shacklock

Sports Model

Ball with Bite "Self help" - Feature

FitnessLife Magazine - NZ's best-selling health & fitness magazine

Dir. Taina Greig Publisher | Editor. Photographer: Gerald Shacklock

Sports Model

Side On Abs "Self help" - Feature

FitnessLife Magazine - NZ's best-selling health & fitness magazine

Dir. Taina Greig Publisher | Editor. Photographer: Gerald Shacklock

Sports Model

Smoked Hamstrings "Self help" - Feature

FitnessLife Magazine - NZ's best-selling health & fitness magazine

Dir. Taina Greig Publisher | Editor. Photographer: Gerald Shacklock

Sports Model

Lend a Helping Hand "Self help" - Feature

FitnessLife Magazine - NZ's best-selling health & fitness magazine

Dir. Taina Greig Publisher | Editor. Photographer: Gerald Shacklock

Sports Model

The Big Push "Self help" - Feature

FitnessLife Magazine - NZ's best-selling health & fitness magazine

Dir. Taina Greig Publisher | Editor. Photographer: Gerald Shacklock

Sports Model

Flat Out "Self help"- Feature

FitnessLife Magazine - NZ's best-selling health & fitness magazine

Dir. Taina Greig Publisher | Editor. Photographer: Gerald Shacklock

Sports Model

Power Training "Up to Speed" - Feature

FitnessLife Magazine - NZ's best-selling health & fitness magazine

Dir. Taina Greig Publisher | Editor. Photographer: Gerald Shacklock

Sports Model

Draw of the Jaw "Self help" - Feature

FitnessLife Magazine - NZ's best-selling health & fitness magazine

Dir. Taina Greig Publisher | Editor. Photographer: Gerald Shacklock

Sports Model

Yoga Partner Special "Art of Sharing" - Feature

FitnessLife Magazine - NZ's best-selling health & fitness magazine

Dir. Taina Greig Publisher | Editor. Photographer: Gerald Shacklock

Other

Year
Role
Production

Winner - Fitness Model Search

FitnessLife Magazine Model Search

Dir. Tania Greig

Wins Silver World Medal - Hard Hitting Ad

New York Festival, USA

Day after Day - NZ Womens Refuge - Saatchi, Flying Fish

Dir. Rachel Davies

USA - Green Card Holder

Achieved US Permanent Resident Status - USA

U.S. Department of Homeland Security - U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services USA

Photograph / Stills

Year
Role
Production

Cover Model & Feature Hightlight

NZ Performance Car

Parkside publishing

Dir. Brad Lord / Photographer: Sean Craig

Cover Featured

Onfilm Vol 20 #3 - Hard Hitting Ad Day after Day

Dir. Nick Grant

Cover Model

FitnessLife Magazine - Issue 12

Dir. Taina Greig Publisher | Editor. Photographer: Paul Sutherland

Model

Jean Jones

NZ Merino - POS, Brochure, Instore, Retail, Print Ad, Billboard, website

Dir. Client

Model

Pierre Cardin

Robe Campaign - POS, Brochure, Instore, Retail

Dir. Photographer: Harper Studios

Featured Fitness Model (12 issues)

FitnessLife Magazine

FitnessLife NZ's best-selling health & fitness magazine

Dir. Taina Greig Publisher | Editor. Photographer: Paul Sutherland

Radio

Year
Role
Production

Lead: Voice-over

The Academy

George FM

Dir. Chole Franklin-Browne

Lead: Voice-over

NZ Herald

George FM

Dir. Chloe Franklin-Browne

Lead: voice-over

Aromapod "Focus"

George FM

Dir. Chloe Franklin-Browne

Training

Year
Role
Production

Actor

Advanced Screen Acting Course - Liz Mullane, Rachel Bullock

Actor

Meisner Master Class – Michael Saccente (80 week course) Weekly classes – acting intensive

Actor

San Francisco Acting Academy, USA - Master Class (6 week intensive) – Michael Navarra Acting in Film - Beau Bonneau Casting

Actor

Stanislavski Level 2 - Elena Stejko (6 week intensive) Acting Technique

Actor

Master Class (6 week intensive) Acting Technique - Actors Studio Series - Raymond Hawthorne

Actor

Master Class – Terri De’Ath, Casting Director USA Auditioning Technique - Weekend workshop

Actor

Master Class – Ian Mune Acting Course (6 week intensive) Acting Technique

Actor

NZPAS – David Tillinghast Singing Level 1 – (6 week intensive)

Actor

Master Class: Auditioning for TV & Film - NZPAS – John Watson - Weekend workshop

Actor

Screen Acting / Auditioning - Level 1 (10 week course) Intensive Screen Acting Technique - Studio 111 – Sally Spencer-Harris

Actor

Depth to Acting Level 2 (10-week intensive) Acting Technique, Studio 111 – Sally Spencer-Harris

Presenter

On-camera Presenting (6-week intensive) Screencraft The Presenters Platform – Paulus Romijn

Actor

Screen Acting / Auditioning Level 1 (10-week intensive) Studio 111 – Sally Spencer Harris

Presenter

Centre for Management & Development, Communication & Negotiation Skills

Actor

Voice Technique – Julia Biermann (Weekend Workshop) - Studio 111

Actor

SCAPA – Alan Erson (Film Directors Workshop) Film Directing

Actor

Master Class – Art of Auditioning Workshop with Liz Mullane

Actor

Stanislavski - Level 3B Acting Technique (6 week intensive) - Elena Stejko

Actor

Master Class: Film Performance (Weekend Workshop) NZPAS - Vicki Yiannoutsos

Actor

Depth to Acting Level 2 - (10 week intensive) Screen Acting Technique: Studio 111, Sally Spencer-Harris

Actor

NZPAS - Street Funk Dance Level 1 (4 week intensive) Jo Mickborough

Presenter

Toastmasters (TVNZ On Air Toastmasters NZ) - Public speaking course - Stagecraft