Pip Edwards is a professional actor, filmmaker, acting/career coach, casting assistant and entrepreneur. She teaches extensively throughout Australia, including at many of Sydney’s leading drama institutions.
As an actor, Pip’s television credits include Home & Away, Les Norton, Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries, ANZAC Girls, Wonderland and Forever Young. Her film credits include June Again, A Few Less Men, Little Black Dress, Who’s That Boy,upcoming feature films Carmen, and Death Doula, as well as numerous short films and TVCs.
Theatre credits include Beverly in Abigail’s Party, and Regina in Ghosts (both with The Melbourne Theatre Company), as well as various productions with directors including Kip Williams, Imara Savage, Stephen Nicolazzo, Gale Edwards and Declan Greene. Voice work includes audiobooks such as Riptides.Pip runs a private coaching studio Pip Edwards Creative, where she coaches and mentors actors for auditions, screen-tests, and business / career / mindset coaching. Through her studio, she has coached and filmed numerous actors towards booking roles in Australian and American Film and Television. She has also coached actors towards booking roles in professional theatre, on monologues to get into drama school, and in ‘business success’ (such as ‘getting an agent’). She has directed numerous actor’s showreels and self tape showreels.
Pip has taught extensively throughout Australia, at schools such as NIDA, Actors Centre, SAS, Sydney Film School, Screenwise, HUB Studio, Stagemilk, and for MEAA to name a few.Pip studied a Bachelor of Dramatic Arts at NIDA, Bachelor of Creative Arts (Filmmaking/Arts Management/Law) at Melbourne University, Training and Assessment (teaching) and Running a Creative Small Business at TAFE. She is committed to ongoing training in acting, auditing, business skills and holistic wellness in both Australia and the US.Pip has a keen interest in actor mental health and wellness, and is co-chair of the MEAA Actor’s Equity Wellness Collective.
Pip runs a private coaching studio, where she coaches and mentors actors for auditions, screen-tests, business/career/mindset coaching, industry advancement (including getting agents), detailed screen-acting, as well as shooting (and booking) actors’ self-tapes.
As a coach Pip is passionate, detailed, practical, and approachable. She is up-to-date with industry trends and demands, and understands the highs and lows of the craft. Pip helps actors break through barriers and achieve their best- as performers, creators and in business.
Additional links relating to Pip
- Review- Abigail’s Party/ Melbourne Theatre Company
- Daily Telegraph
- Hub Blog – Ten Questions With….Pip Edwards
Pip at the Nice Guys premiere