Born and raised in Melbourne, Pip moved to Sydney to study Acting at NIDA. She currently works as an actor, filmmaker, coach and speaker.
As an actor, Pip regularly works across all mediums. Screen credits include Home & Away (recurring role Dr Anna Griffin), feature film A Few Less Men, Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries, ANZAC Girls, and Wonderland, as well as a number of TVCs and Presenter/Host roles. She also has extensive stage experience, recently playing lead Beverly in Abigail’s Party with Melbourne Theatre Company.
One of Australia’s leading coaches, Pip has taught at many of Australia’s top drama schools and studios such as NIDA, ACA, the HUB Studio, ISA and MEAA Actors Equity. Specialist areas include Acting Technique, Acting for Screen, Script Breakdown, Auditions/Self-tapes, Directing Graduate Showreels, Mindset/Motivation, and Career Management.
Pip also runs a private studio, where she has filmed, coached and mentored many actors towards success. Areas of coaching have included Industry Advancement (helping many clients secure Agent Representation), maintaining Productive Mindset/Lifestyle, Audition Coaching (including Call-Backs and Chemistry Reads), Drama School Monologue Coaching (with clients getting into schools such NIDA, WAAPA and ACA), and shooting Self-Tapes (client bookings including Hacksaw Ridge, Truth, Pulse, Home and Away and Neighbours).
As a coach Pip is passionate, detailed, practical, and approachable. She is up-to-date with industry demands, and understands the highs and lows of the craft. Her honest and direct approach helps actors break through barriers and achieve their best- in creative practice, business and life.
Pip has extensive training in both Australia and the US.
Pip teaches Acting Technique on Wednesday nights.