Jane Allsop – Scene Study

Jane headshotJane Allsop was born in Oxford UK, but from only a few months old lived in Boston U.S.A. Her family returned to their home in Melbourne when she was still a child, and her passion for acting developed during her schooling years. Jane began acting classes at the age of 9, and appeared in her first commercial at 13. She went on to gain significant acting roles in noteable dramas including “STATE CORONER”“HALIFAX F.P”, and “KANGAROO PALACE”, and continued studying, ultimately graduating with a bachelor of Visual and Performing Arts from the Victorian College of the Arts. Her big break came in 1999 when she landed the role of Constable Jo Parrish on the top rating crime drama “BLUE HEELERS”. She won a logie for her work on the show and left the series 5 years later. She went on to prove her versatility with roles on “MDA” and “LAST MAN STANDING”, and gave a memorable portrayal of Noeline Brown in “THE KING” telemovie. Over the last couple of years, she has featured in many of the most outstanding dramas being produced in Australia. She appeared in the Nadia Tass feature “MATCHING JACK”, and had ongoing roles in both series 2 & 3 of “TANGLE” and series 3 & 4 of “RUSH”. She played a lead role in “UNDERBELLY FILES – TELL THEM LUCIFER WAS HERE, and gave a highly praised performance in the multi-award winning ABC series “THE SLAP”. She has just been on air in a lighter role on “HOUSE HUSBANDS” and played a significant part in another highly acclaimed ABC series “DEVIL’S DUST”, about the James Hardy asbestos tradgedy. She has had recent roles in “DOCTOR BLAKE” and “MISS FISHER’S MURDER MYSTERIES”, both for the ABC. She is currently on air reprising her role as Rachel in “HOUSE HUSBANDS”. And has just commenced filming her regular role for the fourth series of “RAKE”She has been fortunate enough to work with many of Australia’s leading directors and producers, and has shared the screen with many of Australia’s now internationally acclaimed actors; Hugh Jackman, Sam Worthington, Matt Passmore, Sullivan Stapleton, Vince Collosimo, Jacinda Barrett, Essie Davis, Melissa George and Richard Roxborough to name a few. Over the years she has trained with many of Australia’s leading Acting coaches to further her knowledge of the craft of Acting. Through out her successful acting career, Jane has taught the craft of acting to many students within Australia. Brave Studios love having jane as part of our team in our Advanced Actors Workshop Course as her main focus is bringing the truth out of every actor!