Miryam Jacobi (SGCNZ NSSP 2011, SGCNZ YSC 2012)

Miryam Jacobi attended Napier Girls’ High School, playing Hermione in The Winter’s Tale, which was selected for the SGCNZ National University of Otago Sheilah Winn Shakespeare Festival in 2011. From there, she was selected to attend SGCNZ National Shakespeare Schools Production 2011, and won a place in the SGCNZ Young Shakespeare Company 2012. After travelling to London and performing The Taming of the Shrew at Shakespeare’s Globe, she auditioned for Toi Whakaari; NZ Drama School, and graduated from the Acting programme in November 2015. She also spent 6 weeks interning in the Education department at Shakespeare’s Globe as part of her training.

Since graduating, Miryam has co-founded Two One One Three Creatives, which produces video content alongside creative projects. Miryam’s debut short film as writer-director Do You Like Me Like This? had its world premiere at the 2017 Show Me Shorts Film Festival, and has since played at the Hollywood Short Film Festival, the Vail Film Festival in 2018 and been released on TVNZ On Demand. Her first documentary project, Disorder, as part of Someday Stories 2018, was released on Monday 27th August.