Vote now for who you think should be the Most Promising Actress Of The Month for September 2015! If you feel that you or someone you know deserves to be a featured as one of the Most Promising Actresses Of The Month then let our talent coordinator know by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll get back to you as soon as we can! Please keep it in mind that any person who leaves negative, unpleasant and unnecessarily rude or derogative comments will be removed and banned from this site permanently. This is not a page where you can post your rants – we will ONLY approve comments that are constructive to the nominees. Let’s just keep this voting poll fair and fun!
1. Sarah Psihogios (Australia)
In the first half of 2015, her main focus lay with directing the following: ‘Starstruck’, the web series, ‘Film 101’ and ‘Misandry’ which are all currently in post-production. Aside from her directing background, the last half of 2015 for her has been acting focused. She spent most of her time method acting, and being involved in the following: Cat Sick Blues, Energy, Innuendo, The Imperialist, Open Slather, and 11:34. As an actor, she values nothing more than thorough direction, and great insight to improve her performances and herself as an artist. She doesn’t believe in just succeeding in a role, for her, it means going on an emotional adventure, and encouraging yourself to be raw for the world to see.
2. Ella Watkins (Australia)
Ella Watkins grew up in Tasmania with her parents, older brother, two dogs, two cats, and five chickens. Inspired by French cinema, she left home at 17 and moved to France to study French and classical oil painting, and later trained as an actor in Los Angeles. Since moving to Melbourne in March this year, Ella has worked in over 20 independent short films. She is also passionate about writing, directing, and is a published children’s book author and illustrator.
3. Lauren Wylie (Australia)
Lauren Wylie is a dancer and actress who hails from Queensland, Australia. Lauren began acting in 2011 with the Australian School of Performing Arts, Film and Television and that’s where her passion for performance began to blossom. Continuing to participate in theatre performances with the company, Lauren began to delve into the world of film participating in numerous short films such as Dear John, Screaming Silence, Dys-Place, June’s Story and The Big Day. In addition, she also appeared in various promotional materials for SBS for companies such as the Australian Suicide Foundation, QUT, TedEx, QLD Tourism and BRAVE. She has previously trained with ASPAFTV, Dear John Film and Theatre Company, La Boite, Christopher Sommers, Rebekah O’Sullivan, Zen Zen Zoo, Ben Parkinson and Theo McLeod and she’s determined to soak up the advice and critique of those within the business. Lauren aims to pursue her passion for film and television in the future, and she is currently working on her continual development as a young screen actress, infusing her excitement and dedication for her craft into every performance.
4. Abbie Gallagher (Australia)
Abbie graduated from the Australian Institute of Music in 2014 after majoring in Music Theatre. While at AIM Abbie, she was cast in RENT and the original workshop cast of King of the Air starring Simon Gleeson. Amateur credits include Seussical the Musical, Hercules Saves Christmas (Megara) and Little Shop of Horrors. In 2015 she appeared in Chekhov’s The Bear/The Proposal and most recently starred as Wendla Bergmann in Spring Awakening directed by Sam Haft. She has studied vocals with Brendan Monger since 2010 and next year in 2016, Abbie will be touring with Starrs Productions.
Vote for who you think should be the “Most Promising Actress Of The Month” in the poll below! The winner will appear in our website and will be featured in our magazine. The poll closes on the 30th of September, 2015 at 12am AEST (Sydney, Australia time) and you are eligible to vote only once per day (after you’ve voted, 24 hours must pass after the time you voted, for you to be able to see the voting form and vote again the next day). Please note that voting is also restricted to just ONE vote per IP address. Vote NOW and make your voice heard!