Taylor Barrett

Taylor Barrett

NZ European
Age Range
27 - 35
181cm / 5ft 11in
103cm / 41in
86cm / 34in
93cm / 37in
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Taylor Barrett is a New Zealand actor who discovered his passion for acting at a young age. He was born in Invercargill, Southland and attended Southland Boys High School (2004-2010) where he initially planned to pursue rugby. However, he changed his course when he was invited to Toi Whakaari - NZ Drama School at 18 years old. He graduated with a Bachelor of Performing Arts in 2014.

 Theatre highlights include being selected to take part in the 2010 New Zealand Young Shakespeare Company that performed Macbeth at the Globe Theatre in London, England; starring in Punk Rock by Simon Stephens at the Fortune Theatre in Dunedin; and playing a lead role in Dean Parkers Polo with Auckland Theatre Company.

 Screen highlights include appearing in American hit TV Shows Ash Vs Evil Dead & Power Rangers as well as popular local series Dear Murderer, Filthy Rich and Shortland Street. He also landed a role of Francis in the 2022 Netflix hit comedy romance feature film The Royal Treatment.


Year Production Role Company / Director Type
2022 The Royal Treatment Francis Netflix, dir: Rick Jacobson Feature Film
2017 West of Eden Grooms Brother Dir. Alistair Riddell Feature Film


Year Production Role Company / Director Type
2017 Shortland Street Gazza South Pacific Pictures Drama
2017 Dear Murderer Mark Harkin Screentime NZ, dir. Ric Pellizzeri Drama
2017 Power Rangers - Ninja Steel Ace Dir. Michael Duignan Drama
2017 Filthy Rich Season 2 Denver Dir. Michael Duignan Drama
2016 Ash vs Evil Dead Season 2 Tyler Dir. Sam Rami, Tony Tisle Drama
2015 Auckward Love Season 1 Gus Dir. Emmet Skilton Drama

Web Series

Year Production Role Company / Director
2017 The Sisterhood Barry Dir. Kyran Krumdieck


Year Production Role Company / Director
2020 Cosi Doug Remarkable Theatre Company, dir: Blaise Barham
2017 All My Love Paul Paul Dir. Gussie Johnson
2016 Polo Kerrisk Redinton Auckland Theatre Company, dir. Colin McColl
2016 Under The Mountain Swiss twin Johan & Ricky Auckland Theatre Company
2015 Officer 27 Jordan Basement Theatre, dir. Janelle Bish
2015 Punk Rock Bennett Francis The Fortune Theatre, dir. Lara MacGregor
2014 As You Like It Duke Fredrick, William NZDS, dir. Lisa Warrington
2012 The Last Days of Judas Iscariot Simon The Zealot NZDS, dir. Brett Adam
2012 Assassins Lee Harvey Oswald NZDS, dir. Jonathon Hendry
210 A Midsummer Nights Dream Nick Bottom Dir: Gussie Johnson
2010 Macbeth Macbeth The Globe Theatre, Lon., dir. Yolanda Vazquez
2010 The Complete Works of William Shakespeare Abridged Daniel Singer Dir. Fiona Forrest
2010 The Package Mike Dir. Gussie Johnson
2009 A Midsummer Nights Dream Demetrius Dir. Anna Marbrook
2009 Twelfth Night Sebastian National Theatre Schools Production, dir: Lori Leigh
2009 Romeo & Juliet Romeo Dir: Gussie Johnson

Short Film

Year Production Role Company / Director Type
2022 Whisky While I Wait Dean Koi Productions, dir: James Wilkinson Short Film
2021 Baelins Route: An Epic NPC Man Adventure High Level Adventurer Dir: Adam King Short Film
2017 Eyrie Ben Master the Moment Priductions Ltd, dir. Emma Schranz Short Film
2016 Still Is The Night Charles Dir. Adam Joseph Browne Short Film
2014 Guest(s) The Carcass James NZDS, dir. Louis Sutherland Short Film
2012 Dig Jeff Dir. Danny Mulheron Short Film
2011 The Tinny House Phil Dir. Rhys Morgan Short Film


Year Description Institution / Presenter
2023 Taster 5 Day Workshop The Actors Program
2023 Stage Craft Jeff Szusterman
2023 Acting For Screen Nicole Whippy
2023 US Accent Jim McLarty
2023 Voice Workshop Alex Whitham
2023 Embodying Character Esau Mora
2023 Physicality & Improv Michele Hine
2014-2017 Bachelor of Performing Arts Toi Whakaari NZ Drama School
2017 Australian Accent Development Gussie Johnson
2016 Stunt Training Danya Grant
2016 Cinzia Coassin Screen Acting / Casting Workshop
2014 Screen Masterclass Miranda Harcourt
2014 Screen Masterclass: Character Transformation Brita McVeigh
2009 Screen Acting Workshop NZ National Youth Drama School


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Intermediate: South African


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Driving & Flying

Advanced: Driving (general) | Quad Motorbike | Van

Intermediate: Drag Racing | Sports Car

Singing Range

Baritone | Bass | Tenor

Singing Styles

Intermediate: Rock

Musical Instruments

Advanced: Horn

Intermediate: Guitar