ELISABETH GUNAWAN by James Frederick Barrett
Photo: James Frederick Barrett
7 Leicester Place, London WC2H 7RJ
Height:5'4" (163cm)
Weight:7st. 10lb. (49kg)
Playing Age:16 - 35 years
Actual Age:27 years
Appearance:East Asian, Filipino/Malay/Thai, Chinese, Asian
Eye Colour:Black
Hair Colour:Dark Brown
Hair Length:Long
Voice Character:Intimate
Voice Quality:Smooth

About me:

Elisabeth Gunawan is an Indonesian actor, performer and theatremaker based in London and Singapore, and an associate artist of the David Glass Ensemble. In New York, she was a founding member of the all-female theatre company Mad and Merry. In Singapore, she has collaborated with various theatre companies including Method Productions, Passerby Productions, and Pink Gajah Theatre.

2021, Film, Self/Fu Manchu, Casting Fu Manchu, Chinese Arts Now Digital Commissions, Eelyn Lee
2020, Stage, Vaccine (lead), Unforgettable Girl, Created a Monster Theatre, Briony O'Callaghan
2020, Site Specific, Narrator, Stampin' in the Graveyard, Electric Dreams Festival, Elisabeth Gunawan
2020, Workshop, Ensemble, Macbeth, Flabbergast, Henry Maynard
2020, Short Film, Vaccine, Unforgettable Girl, East West Players, Giovanni Ortega
2020, Musical, Jenny, The Threepenny Opera, Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, Simona Gonella, Ian Morgan
2019, Stage, Thea Elvsted, Hedda Gabler, Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, Robert Fried
2019, Site Specific, Ensemble, Hamletmachine, Bloomsbury Festival, Gareth Watkins
2019, Site Specific, Solo, ANGEL, Pink Gajah Theatre/National Library of Singapore, Sharda Harrison
2019, Television, Jane, Pierced, Ewing Communications, Tejas Ewing
2019, Cabaret, Ensemble/Lulu, The Cabaret, Method Productions, Giovanni Ortega
2018, Stage, Assistant Director, Requiem for Change, LASALLE College of the Arts, David Glass
2018, Workshop, Ensemble/Villjar, AB Project, David Glass Ensemble/Make It Share It, David Glass
2019, Corporate, Janice, The Conversation, Juniper Networks, Neal Moore
2018, Stage, Ensemble, The Thoughts of My Body, Method Productions, Giovanni Ortega
2017, Rehearsed Reading, Ira, Siti Rubiyah, Playwrighting Australia, Giovanni Ortega
2017, Stage, Ensemble, The Words of My Body, Method Productions, Giovanni Ortega
2016, Stage, Ensemble, The Creation of My Body, Method Productions, Giovanni Ortega
2016, Stage, Phyllis, Leaves, Passerby Productions, Kamil Haque
2014, Stage, Ensemble/Brutus, Rape of Lucrece, NYU Gallatin, Kristin Horton
2014, Stage, Solo, Infinite Variety, HERE Arts Center (NY), Kristin McCarthy Parker
2014, Stage, Solo, Infinite Variety, Dixon Place (NY), Madeline Sayet
2014, Stage, Helena, All's Well That Ends Well, Mad and Merry, Kristin McCarthy Parker
2014, Stage, Pisanio, Cymbeline, Mad and Merry, Madeline Sayet


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-Standard*, Chinese, English-Standard, Filipino, RP, Singaporean*, Thai
(* = Native/Fluent)
English*, Indonesian*
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Balinese Dance-Drama, Blues, Burlesque, Butoh Dance (Japan), Contact Improvisation*, Contemporary Dance, Lyric mezzo-soprano, Piano
Performance:BADC Standard, Clown, Commedia Dell'Arte, Mask, Physical Theatre, Poetry Reading, Spoken Word, Viewpoints
(* = highly skilled)
Bouldering, Horse-riding, Muay Thai, Yoga Teacher*
Other Skills:Assistant Director (experienced), Workshop Leader (Acting)


Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, MA Theatre Lab, 1 year, 2019-2020

Acting: David Glass (Melodrama), Robert Fried, Seth Barish, Lee Brock, Scott Elliott

Clown: Peta Lily, Philippe Gaulier, Gregor Palawsky

Movement: Gabriele Moleta, Juri Nael, David Glass (LeCoq), Mary Overlie, Ian Morgan, Ang Gey Pin (Grotowski), Mark Hill (Viewpoints), Benji Reid

Voice: Victoria Woodward, Karen Braga (Alexander Technique), Phil Raymond (Singing)

Shakespeare: Ben Steinfeld, Noah Brody, Ben Crystal