Zed Hopkins

Actor / Artist / Creative
 

About Me

 

Current Projects

THE STORY NETWORK

The Story Network is a brand new creative platform and production company working to tell diverse stories in innovative new ways. The company aims to bring artists/creators and innovators together from around the world to create, connect and collaborate. Check us out on Instagram @therealstorynetwork

KANTO CUENTOS

In collaboration with Theatre Without Borders and The International Imagination Collective, I wrote, produced and directed a poetry film as part of their collective response to the COVID-19 Pandemic.

CONNECTIONS ONLINE ART EXHIBIT

Connections is a inter-disciplinary completely digital art exhibition that brings together artists from around the world to showcase their artwork and connect with like-minded creators.

CHECK IT OUT: https://www.connectionsartspace.com/

 

Education

2019 

FAMU INTERNATIONAL (PRAGUE)

A semester-long study abroad program at FAMU international film school studying 16mm Filmmaking. 

2018

LONDON DRAMATIC ACADEMY

A semester long study abroad program at one of London’s leading acting conservatories. Training included Meisner technique, Stanislavsky technique, Shakespeare, Butoh, Stage Combat, Period Dance, Movement, Voice & Dialect, Audition and Alexander Technique.

Achievements:

Chosen for public performances in partnership with Hampton Court Palace

2016  -  2020 

POMONA COLLEGE

Major: Theatre

Minor: Media Studies/Visual Art

GPA: 3.94/4 PHI BETA KAPPA

Courses include: Intermediate Acting, Directing, Lighting Design, Macroeconomics, Computer Science, Intro to Media Studies, Into to Gender and Women studies, Ancient Philosophy, Drugs and the Brain, Acting for Film/TV, Black and White Photography, Digital Photography, Installation Art, Dramatic Imagination

Achievements:

Summer Research Grant recipient [2017]

Theatre department award

Academic excellence award (Top 25%)

Featured on college website and social media platforms 

Published work in 'Essay' [2017] 

2013  -  2015

QUEENSLAND ACADEMY FOR CREATIVE INDUSTRIES

IB 43

Focus: Theatre & Film 

Training Included: Theatre & Film history, Film theory, Theatre criticism, Film criticism, Meisner technique, Shakespeare & Ancient Greek performance, Directing, Writing, Butoh, Devised performance, Film production, Lighting, Editing.

Achievements:

DUX award for highest achieving graduating student

Theatre Achievement award

Creative Innovation and Vision Award

Student Leader (2014)

QUT Student Leader

La Boite Theatre Company Ambassador

 

Contact Me

170 E. Sixth St

Claremont, CA 91711

zed.hopkins@gmail.com
Tel: +1 (909) 929 9884

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Zed Hopkins is a multi-disciplinary artist working primarily as an actor, director and collaborator. His work has taken him from his hometown of Brisbane (Australia) all the way to Los Angeles, London, Tokyo and Singapore. As a current student of Pomona College in California, Zed is studying a liberal arts degree with a major in Theatre and a double minor in Visual Art and Media Studies. 

 

Zed has a wealth of experience as an actor, writer, producer and director, both onstage and on camera. His most recent work has seen him touring a one-man show around Singapore and Australia as well as producing a hybrid art exhibition in his hometown of Brisbane. 

 

Zed is currently working on several ventures in the realms of social media and hybrid performance and is always looking for opportunities to collaborate and/or contribute to both local and international projects. 

 

If you are interested in collaborating with Zed, please use the contact link provided.  

© 2019 by Zed Hopkins