Ali was excited to launch her 5th CD "Songs for Everybody" in August 2017. This along with the other 4 albums showcases Ali's versatility and eclectic taste is music. Click here to hear music clips from the CDs recording, and to order signed copies.Find out more
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Click to see Ali's performance CV (Mar 2015) : Word doc
1987 ATCL Speech and Drama
1994 Graduated from Toi Whakaari: The New Zealand Drama School
2008 Chapman Tripp Actress of the Year for ‘Bombshells’
2014 Best Actress award from United Solo Festival, NYC for ‘Bombshells’
Award winning Entertainer Ali Harper is a graduate of Toi Whakaari: The New Zealand Drama School. A career spanning 25 years, Ali has starred in numerous musicals and plays throughout New Zealand. Many highlights which includes numerous shows on The Court Theatre stage are Mary Poppins, Blood Brothers,Mamma Mia, Legally Blond, My Fair Lady, The Sound of Music, Guys and Dolls, South Pacific, A Shortcut to Happiness, Side by Side by Sondheim, Jacques Brel is alive and well and living in Paris, Jerry’s Girls, The Rocky Horror Picture Show and Tell Me on a Sunday.
Ali recently starred in The Court Theatre’s one woman play Songs for Nobodies in Christchurch and at Centrepoint Theatre in Palmerston North.
New Zealand Tours include Chess, Evita, Pirates of Penzance, Oklahoma and the one-woman play Bombshells, where Ali wasawarded ‘Best Actress’ at the United Solo Festival in New York in 2014 and ‘Chapman Tripp BestActress’ in Wellington in 2008.
Performing at The Metropolitan Room in New York in 2013 and 2014 with her cabaret show A Down Under Diva! Ali’s production company Ali-Cat Productions produces and tours her solo shows; A Doris Day Special, Legendary Divas and Naughty and Nice throughout NZ. Ali also enjoys time abroad as a Guest Entertainer on Cruise ships.
Television credits include Hope and Wire, The Strip, Market Forces and resident singer for 4 years on TV One’s Dancing with the Stars as well as Morning Radio Host on Wellington’s Classic Hits.
Ali’s albums are A Doris Day Special, Legendary Divas, Naughty and Nice, Songs for Everybody and Something So Right.