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Shoshana McCallum

Writer, Actor

Actor and writer Shoshana McCallum has worked across New Zealand theatre, film and television. Before settling in Auckland, she studied acting for two years at the Wellington Performing Arts Centre, then at New York theatre school the Neighbourhood Playhouse. The multi-talented McCallum created and starred in web series Stand Up Girl— about a sex worker who tries stand-up comedy — and co-created lockdown drama INSiDE, which won an International Emmy for Best Short-Form Series in 2021. She has written for TV shows Head High, Westside, Creamerie and My Life is Murder, the latter of which she also performed in. 

...a tightly scripted small triumph of Kiwi ingenuity ... an engaging and memorable response to these unprecedented times. James Croot in a review of TV series INSiDE, Stuff, 25 September 2020