Shelby Kua

Actor
Shelby Kua is an emerging actor who got her first taste of the industry after coming New Zealand to study at Auckland University.

She fell in love with performance whilst at University, and since completing her Bachelor of Arts in Screen Production and Acting has enjoyed working with some of New Zealand's hottest up and coming producers and directors.

Shelby was a 2022 member of the Auckland Theatre Company Youth Company, and continues to seek opportunities to develop as an actor and work on her craft. She is a vibrant and engaged performer, poised to take the next steps in her career.
Ethnicity - Chinese

Height - 157cm

Eye Colour - Brown

Hair Colour - Brown

Location - Auckland

Age Range - 17 - 25

Full Biography

Credits
Television
2024 - Camp Be Better - Support cast - Director - Chye-Ling Huang & Hayden Weal
Web-Series
2021 - Flunk: The Exchange - Support cast - Director - Roberto Nascimento

Short Film
2024 - To See The Light of Day - Eren (lead) - Director - Rachel Sung
2021 - Sleepless - Yue - University of Auckland
2021 - RW - Robot Woman - University of Auckland

Theatre
2022 - The Adults are Talking - Sasha (lead) - Director - Courtney Bassett
2022 - Manatees - Lead - Director - Keagan Carr Fransch
2021 - Yang/Young/杨 - Qiu Ju (lead) - Director - Nathan Joe
2020 - House of Ilusions- Irma - Director - Ben Henson

Training
2023 - Instinctive Acting For Theatre And Screen - with Ryan Douglas
2022 - Auckland Theatre Company 'Youth Company' Member
2021 - Bachelor of Arts in Screen Production & Acting - University of Auckland
Awards
2010 - Qantas Film & TV Awards - Best Performance by an Actress - Nominated
2009 - Qantas Film & TV Awards - Qantas Film & TV Awards
Skills
N/A