Amy Usherwood

Amy Usherwood

Age Range
33 - 45
164cm / 5ft 5in
101cm / 40in
85cm / 33in
106cm / 42in

Nicky Gluyas Management - AU Agent

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Amy Usherwood is a 2007 NIDA acting graduate. She has appeared on stage and screen in both Australia and Aotearoa. Her theatre credits include Shannon in Thieves Like Us for Merrigong Theatre Company, Emilia in Othello, Banquo in Macbeth and Titania in A Midsummer Night’s Dream for Sport for Jove Theatre Company, Lori in The River at the End of the Road for Hothouse Theatre and Nurse in Romeo & Juliet for Pop-up Globe. 

Screen highlights include Emma Franklin on Shortland Street, Louise Hillary in Hillary, and Helpdesk in feature film Eternity, for which she was nominated for Best Supporting Actress at the 2013 New Zealand Film Awards. Most recently, Amy played Frankie in BBC series Mystic and Vita in South Pacific Pictures The Brokenwood Mysteries


Year Production Role Company / Director Type
2022 M3gan Lydia Dir. Gerard Johnstone Feature Film
2018 Ladies in Black Joy Dir. Bruce Beresford Feature Film
2010 Eternity Helpdesk Dir. Alex Galvin Feature Film


Year Production Role Company / Director Type
2021 Brokenwood Vita Black South Pacific Pictures Drama
2020 Mystic S1 Frankie Libertine Pictures Drama
2015 Hillary Louise Hillary Great Southern TV, dir. Danny Mulheron Drama
2012-14 Shortland Street Emma Franklin South Pacific Pictures Drama
2008 Offside Lily AFTRS TV Project Exercise, dir. Richard Vilensky Drama
2008 Out of the Blue Amber (Recurring) Southern Star, dir. Various Drama


Year Production Role Company / Director
2022 Grand Horizons Jess Dir Jennifer Ward-Leadland
2019 Othello Emeilia Sport for Jove, dir. Damien Ryan
2019 The Tempest Sebastian Sport for Jove, dir. Damien Ryan
2019 Macbeth Titania Sport for Jove, dir. Damien Ryan
2018 The River at the End of the Road Lead Hothouse Theatre, Albury-Wodonga, dir. Damien Ryan
2018 The Tempest Sebastian Sport For Jove
2018 A Midsummer Night’s Dream Titania Sport For Jove
2018 MacBeth Banquo Sport For Jove
2018 Hamlet Hamlet Symposium
2018 SFJ Richard III Elizabeth Symposium
2017 No End Of Blame Ludmilla Sport for Jove, dir. Damien Ryan
2017 The Tempest Sebastian/Spirit Sport for Jove, dir. Damien Ryan
2017 Romeo & Juliet Mercutio/Lady Montague Sport for Jove, dir. Damien Ryan
2017 Crimes of the Heart Chick Boyle Imperial Artistry / Red Line Productions, dir. Janine Watson
2016 Away Various Sport for Jove, dir. Damien Ryan
2016 Taming of the Shrew Haberdasher/Traveller Sport for Jove, dir. Damien Ryan
2016 Away Leonie/Miss La Trobe/Fairies Sport for Jove, dir. Damien Ryan
2011 The Winter's Tale Hermione Summer Shakespeare, Wellington
2009 Shakespeare on Trial Various Canute Productions, dir. Chris Canute
2008 Van Park (full reading - musical) Su Merrigong Theatre, dir. Jamie Dawson
2008 Risky Lunar Love (musical) Venus Clone 504 Prods, dir. John Sheedy
2008 Thieves Like Us Shannon Merrigong Theatre Co, dir. Jamie Dawson
2007 Leftovers Gret NIDA Directors Programme, dir. Michael Dahlstrom
2007 A Bright Room Called Day Paulinka NIDA, dir. Anthony Skuse
2007 Sweet Charity Rosie NIDA, dir. Tony Knight
2007 The Game of Love and Chance Lisette NIDA, dir. Aubrey Mellor
2006 Once on this Island Ensemble NIDA, dir. Tony Knight
2006 The Lost Echo Chorus NIDA, dir. Barrie Kosky
2006 Romeo and Juliet Juliet NIDA, dir. Gale Edwards
2006 The Cherry Orchard Anya NIDA, dir. Tony Knight
2005 The Ramayana Ensemble NIDA, dir. Kevin Jackson
2004 Bollocks Liz Dunedin Fringe Festival, dir. Rebeccah Tapp
2004 Shakers Various Dir. Caroline Claver
2004 A Midsummer Night's Dream Hermia
2003 Shakespeare Workshop One of 20 Actors Globe Theatre, London
2002 Peter Pan Wendy Dir. Patrick Davies
1999 La Boheme Chorus Canterbury Opera Society

Short Film

Year Production Role Company / Director Type
2008 Thanks For Coming Cassy Dir. Pearl Tan Short Film


Year Production Role Company / Director
2016 Sexual Violence Prevention: 'Mates & Dates' Self International Broadcast Corporation
2012 Die! Die! Die! Music Video Dir. Troy Ferguson


Year Production Role Company / Director
2023 BP Elaine Collider
2019 Sky Sport BBQ Sin Bin 'Michelle' Scoundrel


Year Description Institution / Presenter
2005 Bachelor of Fine Arts: Acting National Institute of Dramatic Arts


Advanced: Australian

Intermediate: American - Californian | UK - English

Singing Range


Singing Styles

Intermediate: Choral | Jazz | Musical