Ariāna Osborne

Ariāna Osborne

Age Range
25 - 32
168cm / 5ft 6in
78cm / 31in
60cm / 24in
83cm / 33in

Iwi : Ngāti Mutunga and Te Āti Haunui-a-Pāpārangi

Te Reo Level : Conversational 

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Ariāna Osborne hails from the Ngāti Mutunga and Te Āti Haunui-a-Pāpārangi iwi in New Zealand, she has conversational fluency in Te Reo Māori and advanced proficiency in Japanese. In 2017, Ariāna earned her Bachelor of Arts degree (BA), with a major in Acting, from Toi Whakaari, New Zealand's premier drama school. 

Ariāna screen highlights include the tele-feature In a Flash, directed by Ric Pellizzeri, New Zealand's most popular series Shortland Street and feature films Samara, directed by up-and-coming filmmaker Logan Marshall, and the Kiwi comedy feature Millie Lies Low, under the direction of Michelle Saville. Beyond screens, Ariāna has also made her presence felt on stage, collaborating with theatre companies such as Red Leap (Dakota and the White Flats and Dust Pilgrim) and Te Pou (The Cradle Song and Temperance). 


Year Production Role Company / Director Type
2022 Samara Alisha Gillies Samara98 Ltd, dir: Logan Marshall Feature Film
2021 Millie Lies Low Georgie Sandy Lance Prod., dir. Michelle Savill Feature Film
2018 In A Flash Tara Gregory Screentime NZ, dir. Ric Pellizzeri Tele-Feature Film


Year Production Role Company / Director Type
2024 Madam Tui XYZ Films, dir: Kacie Anning Drama
2022 Shortland Street Demelza Jones South Pacific Pictures Drama


Year Production Role Company / Director
2020-2023 Dakota of the White Flats Treacle Red Leap Theatre Co.
2022 SLEIGH Improv group Heartthrobs
2019 Before Karma Gets Us Russland dir. Patrick Carrol
2019 Temperance Prudence Te Pou Theatre dir. Amber Curreen
2018 Rushes Dancer Movement of the Human dir. Malia Johnson
2018 The Cradle Song Hannah Te Pou Theatre dir. Tainui Tukiwaho
2018 Dust Pilgrim Panuelo Red Leap dir. Julie Nolan
2017 The Antigone Sound Ismene Toi Whakaari, dir. Heather Timms

Short Film

Year Production Role Company / Director Type
2023 School Night Ellen Yarn & Thread Productions Short Film
2020 All Blood is Lost Barbara Independent dir. Arya Ajith Short Film
2017 Bats Hannah dir. Michelle Savill Short Film
2016 Power of Attorney Starla dir. Jonathan King Short Film


Year Description Institution / Presenter
2017 Stage Combat Alex Holloway
2017 Screen Workshop Britta McVeigh
2017 Devising Workshop Two Productions
2017 Self Taped Audition Masterclass - Taking Control McSweeney Newman Casting Australia - Dave Newman
2016 Devising Masterclass Robin Kerr
2016 Screen Masterclass Brita McVeigh
2016 Screen Workshop - Michael Chekhov Elena Stejko
2015-2017 Bachelor of Performing Arts - Acting Major (BA) New Zealand Drama School: Toi Whakaari
2015 Screen Workshop Miranda Harcourt
2015 Performance Combat Intensive Allan Henry


Advanced: Japanese

Intermediate: Korean | Te Reo Māori


Advanced: American - General | British | Māori

Intermediate: Australian | Canadian | French | Latin American | South African


Advanced: Athletics | Basketball | Karate | Martial Arts | Mountain Biking | Netball | Roller Skating | Running / Jogging | Snow Skiing | Squash

Intermediate: Abseiling | Archery | BMX | Baseball | Boxing | Canoeing | Cycling | Gym | Hockey | Ice Skating | Jump Rope | Kick Boxing | Lawn Bowls | Pilates | Rock Climbing | Roller Blading | Rowing | Rugby League | Rugby Union | Shooting | Skate Boarding | Snorkeling | Snow Board | Soccer | Surfing | Swimming | Tennis | Volleyball

Circus & Horse

Advanced: Magic | Mime | Puppeteer | Stage Combat | Unicycling

Intermediate: Balancer | Clown | Horse Riding | Juggling | Stilt Walking

Driving & Flying

Intermediate: Driving (general) | Go-karting | Moto Cross | Motorcycle | Quad Motorbike

Stunts & Weapons

Intermediate: Stunts

Singing Range

Alto | Baritone | Contralto | Counter Tenor | Female Tenor | Mezzo | Soprano | Tenor

Singing Styles

Advanced: Contemporary | General | Lip Sync | Popular

Intermediate: Ballad | Blues | Cabaret | Choral | Country and Western | Musical | Rock

Musical Instruments

Advanced: Drums

Intermediate: Keyboard | Piano


Advanced: Break | Cabaret | Choreography | Hip Hop | Māori

Intermediate: Aerobics | Ballroom | Country | Disco | Jazz | Line Dancing