ActionActors New Zealand

If you require talented & experienced temp personnel for promotions, brand activation, role play, hospitality & events – both corporate & private, or retail, you’ve come to the right place


Feel free to use the links or search menu to view our database of  close to 400 workers who perform. 

Here’s a clients opinion from Jan 2014 …” Was very happy with Lucy and would recommend her and ActionActors to others, I have had many comments from friends over the past day about the wonderful job Lucy did as well 

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A veteran of the performing arts industry in NZ & Australia, ActionActors co-founder Bruce Hopkins is a board member of NZ Equity, Film Auckland & Okareka Dance Company. Drawing on his own 35+yrs experience in the industry, Bruce knows many actors have excellent experience & skillsets as promotions staff, event & hospitality staff, mystery shoppers, actors for corporate training & role play,… in fact the ActionActors database has staff for pretty much all your requirements, including office admin & gardening!

Thanks to their training and experience, ActionActors personnel can communicate with clarity & are versatile, resourceful and focused.

For a free quote Contact Us now, provide your job brief … we’ll get to work! We take care of contracts, timesheets, payroll etc. You get to focus on the your business or event.

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About Us

Launched in 2011, ActionActors is a specialised & unique temp agency supplying, among others, first class role play personnel & promotional staff, utilising the unique skills of professional actors. The company has one of New Zealand’s largest databases of professional actors/performers and is recognised by talent agencies as providing a complimentary service and essential supplementary income stream to the performing arts in NZ. By hiring workers from ActionActors not only do you get a great outcome, you also support the performing arts in NZ by supporting the performing artists!
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Role Play

We provide role play actors for employment candidate screening, corporate training, corporate events, crises training and any situation where a professional is required to ensure the most realistic exchange possible.
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When it comes to promoting your product, service or brand – enthusiasm, an outgoing personality and an ability to stick to the brief are core requirements. ActionActors personnel provide a superior promotional service with their trained and proven ability to perform. Your brief is their script and we don’t have a shy actor on our books (unless you want them to be!). Ensure your brand is championed by promotions staff who can really perform.
Read more about our Promotion Services.

Event Staff

Within the ranks of our near 400 database,  over 200 have experience as event staff, so you can be sure there are ActionActors able to not only do the job but also add a bit of sparkle & personality to your next event.
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So tell us your particular requirements and let us get into action!

When you need people with the ability to really perform, engage with the public or provide that unexpected moment with a guerilla campaign or role play – contact ActionActors, we’ve got workers who really perform!

By hiring from ActionActors you are supporting the performing arts in New Zealand by supporting the performing artists.

Who knows, you may one day be able to say you once hired NZs next Sam Neill, Karl Urban or Anna Paquin.

Clients have their say;

“Thanks for your assistance. All the candidates are of an exceptionally high calibre so we are very pleased with the outcome” G B, Images & Sound

“Action Actors provided a great service and ultimately the best quality promotions staff for our public promotional event. It was great having actors as they were willing to interact with the public and they were very proactive in promoting the message.” – M C, Madant Productions

“Flash mob went brilliantly and your people were fab and did everything asked of them” Jackie Clarke

“Action Actors, were fantastic to deal with, they were prompt, reliable and helped us cover an unexpected absence.  We are a client focused business so needed someone confident and approachable, quickly!  I’m happy to say Action Actors provided just that.  I would absolutely recommend them.” David, Radiate Sound

Our clients include

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Action Actors
49 Brown St, Ponsonby
Auckland 1021
New Zealand

Phone: (09) 360 1717

Office Hours
8.30am - 4pm
Monday - Friday