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Script Writer    Actress   Director   Producer
Singer    Comedienne   Stage    Film

April Phillips writes, produces, directs and acts for theatre and film .  She is also a singer for stage and screen, 

Phillips has a Master's Degree in Scriptwriting from the International Institute of Modern Letters, Victoria University, Wellington, New Zealand.    She is one of New Zealand's most licensed playwrights and her stage comedies and dramas are produced internationally.

April has received numerous national and international awards for her screenplays, films, theatre works and acting.  Among these awards for writing, acting, and directing include the Click here to view list of awards.

As an Actress April has appeared in numerous television series and films.  She was part of the core cast of TV's satirical comedy "McPhail & Gadsby" for 2 years.  She remains a core member of acclaimed female comedy company "Hens' Teeth".  She has had roles in three Sir Peter Jackson films, a lead role in Alex Galvin's "Eternity" and played the role of the deranged school principal Miss King in KHF's TV comedy series "Girl Vs Boy 3".  She is a founding member of the comedy theatre company "Femme Natale" which has performed all over New Zealand at in 2023 at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.  Click here to see a list of acting roles.

April is an award-winning director and producer of stage shows and films via her production company GODIVA PRODUCTIONS LIMITED (named after the Lady Godiva legend of her home town of Coventry, England). Among these awards for writing, acting and directing is the 2020 Best Shorts annual Humanitarian Awards, Outstanding Achievement awarded for the disability issues in her film "The Last Man on Earth".

She is a client writer for Playmarket (   She is a member of the New Zealand Writers Guild, Women In Film & Television, and the Directors and Editors Guild of New Zealand.

April is also a Charity Singer and donates her time and talent to worthy causes.  Her "Make A Wish" jazz album raised over $12,000 for the children's charity Make A Wish.

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