Ivy Mak - Actor / Writer / Producer

A graduate of Ensemble Acting Studios, Sydney, Ivy has worked on a number of film, television and theatre productions. Ivy was featured in Simon Stone's feature film THE DAUGHTER (Sydney Film Festival) as Grace. Other feature film credits include CARELESS LOVE (dir: John Duigan), THE HOME SONG STORIES (dir: Tony Ayres, AFI & Golden Horse award winner 2008), SLEEPING BEAUTY (dir: Julia Leigh, Official Selection Cannes Film Festival 2011), RANDOM 8 (dir: Kathryn Millard, 2011), and HAPPY FEET 2 (dir: George Miller, 2012). Ivy most recently worked on TV Series THE GLOAMING. Other television credits include PULSE, JACK IRISH, THE PRINCIPAL, JANET KING, COPS L.A.C., ALL SAINTS, WHITE COLLAR BLUE, A MODEL DAUGHTER: THE KILLING OF CAROLINE BYRNE and children’s television shows MY PLACE 2 and MAGICAL TALES. Ivy also worked on award-winning webseries HIGH LIFE and ULTIMATE FANJ.

Theatre credits include MCREELE and QED for Ensemble Theatre, the national tour of MONKEY…JOURNEY TO THE WEST for Theatre of Image and the "24-hour Play Generator" for Griffin Theatre. She wrote and acted in the AWGIE nominated play THE QUIET BROTHER staged at Downstairs Belvoir. She has also participated in improvised shows at The Roxbury Hotel and El Rocco Bar. Most recently, she worked on Sydney Theatre Company’s Patrick White Award Presentation of new play MIRROR’S EDGE. She has also worked as an actor in developing works presented at Playwriting Australia, Griffin Theatre and Riverside Theatre.