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Antonia Prebble - Outrageous Fortune, Westside, The Tribe, The Blue Rose


Photo Costs: $40
Photo Times: 

Sunday 27th October - 2.45pm

Autograph Costs: $30
Autograph Times: 

Sunday 27th October - 2pm to 3.15pm

Panel Times: 
Sunday 27th October - 1pm, Stage Two

Antonia has been acting professionally since she was 12. Her debut role was in 1997 playing Mandy McFarlane, one of the leads in the television series, Mirror Mirror – Series 2. This was followed by the role of Jem in William Shatner's A Twist in the Tale. Antonia’s next project was the immensely popular series The Tribe in which she played one of the leading roles, Trudy, from 1998 until 2003.

As a young adult, Antonia worked on three separate seasons of Power Rangers and then, in 2005, Antonia began her six season stint playing Loretta West in the award winning series Outrageous Fortune. After filming completed on Outrageous, Antonia went on to have roles in the tele-movies Spies and Lies and The Women’s Vote.

In the last few years, she played leading roles in four feature films: Timeslow, The Cure, White Lies - which was selected by New Zealand as its entrant into the 2014 Academy Awards - and Pork Pie in 2016. She also took on two presenting roles, first for the travel show My Kinda Place and next for the tv series that follows the journey of the contestants in the Smokefree Rockquest.

Television-wise, Antonia played leading roles in both The Blue Rose (2012), as Jane, and in the World War One drama Anzac Girls (2013), as Hilda. She featured as a guest lead on the WGN flagship show, Salem (2014) and in 2016 she joined Rebecca Gibney in the Australian series Winter, playing Detective Alesia. Antonia then returned home to star in the Outrageous Fortune prequel, Westside. In 2017, she filmed the Netxlix Original series Sisters, and she has recently completed filming Westside, season 5.

Antonia loves to perform in the theatre. Her notable roles include Kate Hardcastle in She Stoops to Conquer (2009), numerous characters in The Vagina Monologues (2010), Sally Bowles in Cabaret (2010-2011) and Laura Wingfield in The Glass Menagerie (2013).

Antonia has received a number of accolades for her work. In 2018 she was awarded “Best Actress” for her portrayal of Rita in Westside at the New Zealand TV Awards. She was nominated for the same award in 2017. In 2014, alongside the rest of the cast of Anzac Girls, she won “Best Ensemble” at the Equity Awards in Australia. In 2013, Antonia was awarded the “Best Actress” award at the Women’s Institute of Film and Television Showcase in America for her work in White Lies, was nominated for “Best Actress” in the Seoul International Drama Awards for The Blue Rose. Antonia’s portrayal of Laura Wingfield in The Glass Menagerie was judged the “Best Theatrical Performance of 2014” in Auckland’s Best Of Awards. Also, in 2008, she was awarded “Best Supporting Actress” at the NZ Film and Television Awards for Outrageous Fortune, and prior to this win she had received nominations in the same category in 2006 and 2007. She was also nominated for “Best Actress” in the TV Guide Peoples Choice Awards in 2015 for her work on Anzac Girls, in 2014 for her work on The Blue Rose, and in 2005 and 2011 for her work on Outrageous Fortune.

Antonia has completed a two-year acting course studying the Stanford Meisner technique in New Zealand (2005-2007) and has also studied acting with Philippe Gaulier at his school in Paris (2007), and with Ivana Chubbuck at her studio in Los Angeles in 2014-15. She has also completed a Bachelor of Arts degree, majoring in English Literature.

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