Maree Shefford is a versatile Actress, Dancer, Embodiment Coach who has appeared in diverse roles in many independent stage, film and tv productions.
Australian TV Shows include: Million Dollar House Hunters 2019, Channel 31 TV Series ‘Sonnigsburg’ starring Ian Stenlake and Don Bridges, Scooter Secret Agent and The Fletcher Jones Story.
Maree’s stage roles include Emilie in ‘Les Liaisons Dangereuses’ starring Alyce Platt, Euridyce in ‘Antigone’, Emma in ‘Summer Of The Seventeenth Doll’, Edith in ‘Blithe Spirit’ and Linda Loman in ‘Death Of A Salesman’ and Importance Of Being Earnest’,
Musical’s include ‘Mystery Of Edwin Drood’, ‘The Boyfriend’, Panto’s and ‘Fiddler On The Roof’ in NZ. New Zealand highlights include: ‘Rites’ and ‘Blue Diamond’ stage plays.
Listen to Immunity Protection Shield Visualisation Audio with Maree – Healing the planet
Maree’s chameleon like versatility includes Actor, Dancer, Facilitator, Performance Coach, Intimacy Coach ((Intelligent Sex TV), Singer, MC, Host, Burlesque Performance Artist and Life Model. She also has over 13 years experience facilitating Sensual Dance and Embodiment practices to women and Embodiment for Actors.
In 2016 Maree created a range of training courses for actors including: EMBODIMENT FOR ACTORS, SEXUAL EMBODIMENT FOR STAGE & SCREEN and THE PRIMAL ACTOR which is taught privately and from community organisations.
EMBODIMENT FOR ACTORS courses allows a freedom of expression of the actors physical instrument, embodied energy flow and access to archetypes, resulting in increased emotional range, deeper and dynamic performances.
Maree also offers Embodiment Coaching and Healing to non actors.
Maree has 3 years of advanced training in ‘Eric Morris Technique’, facilitated by Logie and AFI nominee Mal Kennard. She has been coached by Director Kim Farrant (Angel Of Mine and Strangerland Feature Films) and many other Australian luminaries.
This high level training has allowed the opportunity to play diverse roles including psycho Candy in short film ‘Jack Valentine’ and alcoholic ‘Lily’ and be equally comfortable in a comedy role.
Maree was the VIP Red Carpet Host for ‘Susan Sarandon’s Leadership Luncheon’ at Crown Casino and has been an M/C and Performer for LIVE STAGED EVENTS at Sylvia Staehli Theatre, Play Lounge, Libation, CAE and Trades Hall.
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Immunity Protection Shield Visualisation Audio with Maree
‘MILLION DOLLAR HOUSE HUNTERS’ 9 LIFE TV Program https://www.lifestyle.com.au/tv/million-dollar-house-hunters/episodes.aspx?series=1
Recent work includes a pitch for STAN TV alongside STEVE BASTONI, Ruby Drummond in episodic Soap Opera ‘The Players’ Podcast Series and other Samsara’s Drama’s,
Maree will play Carly in upcoming indie FEATURE FILM ‘Deviate’ (pre production) produced by Angelo Salamanca and Serge De Nardo (the BBQ).
AUDITION PREP – DAN HAMILL 2013-2017
Maree was Dan Hamill’s X Factor 2015 and Love Child TV Series Season 4 Audition Prep Coach from 2013 to 2017 and managed Dan Hamill Performance Coaching throughout this time. She also worked with YOYO MUSIC (Manager of Isaiah Firebrace X Factor winner 2016 and Eurovision Australian representative.
DANCE 4 FITNESS FOUNDER and EMBODIMENT COACHING
Height 166 cms
Hair Colour Auburn