Ilaisaane Green

Ilaisaane Green

Age Range
25 - 35
162cm / 5ft 4in
92cm / 36in
73cm / 29in
103cm / 41in
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Ilaisaane is a New Zealand-Tongan actor based in Auckland and in 2017 graduated from Unitec with a Bachelor of Performing and Screen Arts degree.  Her breakout screen role was in 2019 when she landed the Major Support role of Rima Latu in the Australian made mini-series The Commons for STAN Australia which was nominated for several awards, winning Best Director at the Australian Director Guild Ceremony.   Other screen credits include New Zealand made web-series Brutal Lives – Mo`ui Faingata’s which won London Web Fest in 2020 & Head High Season One for South Pacific Pictures and screened on TV 3.

Ilaisaane is also an accomplished Theatre Actor, she made waves in the local theatre scene when she was cast in the multi-award-winning theatre production Wild Dogs Under My Skirt, an adaptation of Tusiata Avia’s poetry collection, directed by Anapela Polata’ivao. Originally a one woman show, the six woman adaptation with Ilaisaane premiered as part of Silo Theatre’s 2018 season. This was followed by a tour of New Zealand and then part of the NZ Arts Festival traveling to New York where it debuted to sell-out crowds in 2019.


Year Production Role Company / Director Type
2023 Red, White & Brass Irene Piki Films, dir. Damon Fepulea'i Feature Film
2017 Kiwi Dip Martha UNITEC, dir. Vicky Yiannoutsos Feature Film


Year Production Role Company / Director Type
2023 Fresh Fairytales Dir. Damon Fepulea Drama
2019 The Commons Rima Latu Playmaker Commons Australia - STAN original Drama

Web Series

Year Production Role Company / Director
2019-2022 Brutal Lives Lupe Vela Manusaute, Sandra Kailahi. Kingston Productions NZ


Year Production Role Company / Director
2018 - 2019 Wild Dogs Under My Skirt (NZ Tour) Malia NZ Festival, dir. Anapela Polata'ivao
2018 Wild Dogs Under My Skirt Malia Silo Theatre - dir. Anapela Polata'ivao
2017 Canto XXVI Pinup Girl UNITEC, dir. John Bolton
2017 Othello Othello UNITEC, dir. Eleanor Bishop
2017 The Marriage of Figaro Countess UNITEC, dir. Elena Stejko
2016 Away Vic UNITEC, dir. John Davies
2016 Richard III Anne UNITEC, dir. Elizabeth Hawthorne
2016 When Sun & Moon Collide Travis UNITEC, dir. Abigail Greenwood
2015 A Doll's House Nora UNITEC, dir. Elizabeth Hawthorne

Short Film

Year Production Role Company / Director Type
2017 Under The Covers Maria UNITEC, dir. Trina Lealavaa Short Film
2017 Ifoga Sister UNITEC, dir. Trina Lealavaa Short Film
2017 Desire Girl UNITEC, dir. La Vaune Brown Short Film
2016 Nina Nina UNITEC, dir. Franklin Dannis Short Film
2015 Stickmen Jackie UNITEC, dir. Cristobal Araus Lobos Short Film


Year Description Institution / Presenter
Bachelor of Performing and Screen Arts: Acting UNITEC
Voice Training Alexandra Whitham
Mask and Movement Pedro Ilgenfritz
Screen Work Vicky Yiannoutsos, Will Wallace
Text and Technique Elizabeth Hawthorne
Dance Kelly Nash
Singing Rebecca Wright
Standard American Accent Workshop Jacque Drew
Australian Accent Workshop Alexandra Whitham
Unarmed / Sword Alexander Holloway, NZSCS


Intermediate: Tongan


Intermediate: American - General | Australian | British


Intermediate: Jet Ski | Netball | Swimming | Touch Football | Volleyball

Singing Range

Alto | Soprano

Singing Styles

Intermediate: Choral | Popular

Musical Instruments

Intermediate: Piano | Ukulele


Intermediate: General Movement | Hip Hop