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Maree Shefford

Actress • Dancer • Producer
EMBODIMENT COACH

 

Maree Shefford is a versatile Actress who has appeared in diverse roles in many independent stage, film and tv productions. 

Her chameleon like versatility includes Actor, Dancer and Embodiment Coach.

Maree developed a series of powerful training programs for actors called EMBODIMENT FOR ACTORS. These courses have been taught at a variety of community locations.

TV SERIES

Million Dollar House Hunters Series – CH 9NOW with presenter Nadia Bartel (The All New Monty – Ladies Night)
Sonnigsburg Series – CH 31 – starring IAN STENLAKE – Producer Fiona Bulle (Script/Continuity – Neighbours)
Scooter Secret Agent Series – CH 10 
The Fabric Of A Dream, The Fletcher Jones Story Doco – SBS
Pitch for STAN – STEVE BASTONI  – Director Angelo Salamanca

FEATURE FILMS

Innuendo – Director Saara Lamberg

PARAMOUNT PICTURES
Stand In – Charlotte’s Web starring DAKOTA FANNING, ESSIE DAVIS

SHORT FILMS

Just Like You – Director Lee Calleja (Pre Production)
Jack Valentine
Debris
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No Vacancy
Debris

STAGE 

Les Liaisons Dangereuses (Emilie) – Alyce Platt, Jasper Bagg Director David Myles (Neighbours  + National Theatre of Great Britain)
Life On Mars – lead –  Short And Sweet Festival Semi Finalist
A Very Drummond Christmas – Samsara’s Drama’s – Mechanics Institute
Scottish Touring Production (Australian premiere) – Acclaimed  – North Melbourne Town Hall
Rules For Living Red Stitch Theate (fill in for rehearsals) – Director KIM FARRANT (Strangerland starring Nicole Kidman, Angel Of Mine starring Noomi Rapace)
Adrifting Stage Play (rehearsal workshops)
Euridyce in ‘Antigone’
Emma in ‘Summer Of The Seventeenth Doll’

Edith in ‘Blithe Spirit’
Linda Loman in ‘Death Of A Salesman’
‘Importance Of Being Earnest’
‘Mystery Of Edwin Drood’
‘The Boyfriend’
‘Fiddler On The Roof’
‘Rites’
‘Blue Diamond’ 

VOICE ACTOR

Emerald Hill Coffee Palace  – Arts Access – Samsara
The Players – Samsara’s Drama’s – itunes, Amazon
Soirusical
Phantom Of The Overlocker – Samsara
Dramatic Reaction – Podcast – Producer Samsara

FACILITATOR

Maree has facilitated face to face and online workshops and programs for many clients including:

Fed Square
CAE
Moorabbin TAFE
Laneway Learning

Classes, Workshops and Programs include:

Embodiment and Empowerment Coaching

Art of Seduction

Sensual Dance
Burlesque
Go Go Dance
Sensual Tantric Body Workout

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MUSIC VIDEO’S

MOANING LISA BAND – Just Like You

 

KIDS IN CONTROL

 

 

 

 EMBODIMENT FOR ACTORS – COACHING

Maree has been facilitating Embodiment practices and coaching actors since 2007.  Embodiment For Actors offers a range of courses and workshops, designed to awaken energy flow, encourage intuitive impulses and develop dynamic screen presence.

Maree’s powerful Embodiment For Actor process utilises a range of embodiment practices to help actors to gain emotional access to the subconscious through the body, breath, sound and senses. 

The process utilises powerful somatic techniques, sensory, sound, archetypes and breath work practices to ignite organic impulse responses, allowing the actor to achieve a freedom of expression through the physical instrument.  

Actors must be able to access a wide range of archetypes to be able to create a fully embodied character.  The Embodiment process allows the actor to work safely with the subconscious (shadow self), repressed and suppressed archetypes.  Conscious communication and emotional support is offered for all students.

 

To find out more go to the Embodiment Coaching website https://www.embodiment.mareeshefford.com

 

UNTOUCHED HEADSHOT

TV SERIES - MILLION DOLLAR HOUSE HUNTERS 9 NOW House Buyer

AWARDS NIGHT PRESENTER OZIFF 2018 ALEX THEATRE

MUSIC VIDEO :Lead actress

MODELLING - PHOTO ART

PRE PRODUCTION FILM __________________________
FEATURE FILM DEVIATE - Director Angelo Salamanca Character - Carly


SHORT FILM

JUST LIKE YOU - Director Lee Calleja
Character - Mavis

Feature film - INNUENDO - Radio Play - THE PLAYERS & LIVE Brunswick Mechanics Institute - SHORT & SWEET Semi Finalist - Butterfly Club

FACILITATOR _______________ Laneway Learning Fed Square
CAE