Kalyani Nagarajan

Kalyani Nagarajan

Asian, Indian
Age Range
27 - 31
160cm / 5ft 3in

Cunningham Escott Slevin & Doherty (CESD) - US Agent

Kalyani Nagarajan photo 1Kalyani Nagarajan photo 2Kalyani Nagarajan photo 3Kalyani Nagarajan photo 4Kalyani Nagarajan photo 5Kalyani Nagarajan photo 6Kalyani Nagarajan photo 7


Year Production Role Company / Director Type
2023 Give Me Babies Asrita TVNZ, dir. Calvin Sang Drama
2023 AMAH Eleanor (Rashmi) A Grain of Rice Productions Drama
2021 Raised by Refugees Safia Assadi Kevin & Co Drama
2016 Brokenwood Mysteries s3 Chandra Singh South Pacific Pictures, dir. Mark Beesley Drama


Year Production Role Company / Director
2023 Dance Nation Connie The Court Theatre
2022 The Made The Advisor Auckland Theatre Company
2021 Mrs Krishnan's Party Zina Krishman Dir. Justin Lewis
2020 The Master Builder Hilde Wagnel Auckland Theatre Company, dir. Colin McColl
2020 Mrs Krishnan's Party Zina Krishman The Cultch, dir. Justin Lewis
2019 Mrs Krishnan's Party Zina Krishnan Proctors Theater, dir. Justin Lewis
2018 Mrs Krishnan's Party Pittsburgh and Vancouver Tour Zina Krishnan Indian Ink Theatre Company
2018 TEA Theepa Auckland Arts Festival, dir. Ahi Karunaharan
2017-2018 The Pickle King - National Tour Sasha Indian Ink, dir. Justin Lewis
2017-2018 Mrs Krishnan's Party Zina Krishnan Indian Ink, dir. Justin Lewis
2016 The Gruffalo Mouse CDP (Australia)
2016 NZ International Comedy Festival Mr. Wang Self Directed
2016 Polo Amber Auckland Theatre Company, dir. Colin McColl
2015 Pains Of Youth Lucy Dir. Shane Bosher
2014 Iho Ensemble Toi Whakaari, dir. Heather Timms, Jade Erikson
2014 Macbeth Lady Macbeth (lead) Toi Whakaari, dir. Christian Penny
2014 My Kitchen, My Rules Nimmi (Solo) Toi Whakaari, dir. Kalyani Nagarajan
2014 Into The Woods Little Red Riding Hood (lead) Toi Whakaari, dir. Cameron Rhodes
2013 The New Testament Darkman (lead) Toi Whakaari, dir. Daniel Pengally
2013 Like There's No Tomorrow Director Auckland Theatre Company, dir. Eli Kent, Eleanor Bishop
2012 Check Out Chicks Margaret (lead) Auckland Theatre Company, dir. Simon Coleman, Jason Te Mete
2012 Shift Neely ( Lead) Out Loud Theatre Company, dir. Rosalind Gardner

Short Film

Year Production Role Company / Director Type
2023 Vivie Vivie MHM Productions Short Film
2015 The Mavens Tracey Dir. James Ashcroft Short Film
2014 Don't Close the Door Jen (Lead) NZ Film School, dir. Jason Stutter Short Film
2014 Maya And Rehka Rekkha NZ Film School, dir. Paul Murphy Short Film


Year Production Role Company / Director
2021 Anchor 'Shared Lunch' Lead Mum The Sweet Shop


Year Description Institution / Presenter
2016 Devising and Mask Workshops Indian Ink Theater Company
2015 Michael Chekov Technique Elena Stejko
2015 Mask Play & Moliere & Melodrama Gaullier Performing Arts School (Paris)
2015 Bachelor of Performing Arts in Acting Toi Whakaari: NZ Drama School
2014 Physical Theatre Chris Jannidies
2014 Shortland St Andrea Kelland
2014 800 Words Neill Rea
2013 Screen Workshops Brita McVeigh & Miranda Harcourt & Jan Saussy
2013 Character Improvisation Nina Nawalowalo
2013 Estill Voice Training Jon Hunter
2012 Auckland Theatre Company Dir. Whetu Silver & Lynne Cardy
2010 Outloud Theatre Company Dir. Rosalind Gardner
2010- 2012 Hip-Hop Dance Training Palace Studio (Royal family)
2006- 2011 Contemporary Dance Training
2000-2009 Classical Ballet Training Academy of Ballet Dancce
1998-2014 Classical Indian Dance Training Rema Shaym Sunder (Academy of Bharathanatym)


Advanced: Indian


Advanced: American - Californian | American - General | Asian | Cantonese | French | Indian | New Zealand | South African

Intermediate: Australian | British | UK - Cockney | UK - English

Singing Range


Singing Styles

Advanced: Musical


Advanced: General Movement | Hip Hop | Jazz | Traditional

Intermediate: Belly | Choreography