Miranda Harcourt is an acclaimed actor, director, writer and leading acting coach. Her clients have won or been nominated for Oscars, Golden Globes, Baftas and Emmys. She has been appointed an officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to theatre and the community and has twice been awarded best actress at the Chapman Tripp Theatre Awards.
She was a pioneer of verbatim theatre in New Zealand in the early 90’s and has taught in numerous acting and theatre schools around the world including Toi Whakaari, New Zealand Drama School, where she was head of acting for seven years.
She is a passionate voice for the community and holds board or patron positions with the Performing Arts Foundation, Arts Access Aotearoa, and charities, “So They Can” and Women’s Refuge.