Gwenfair is a multi-disciplinary performer and creative whose career encompasses a diverse body of work. She has a wealth of experience working in the US and UK entertainment industries, and was based in New York for several years. A graduate of The Lee Strasberg Theater & Film Institute, New York, she also has a B.A in Communications (Drama) from the University of Wales, and is a graduate of the Commercial Theater Institute, New York.
Gwenfair is an accomplished performer who has been described as a strong, versatile actor, with a gift for comedy and drama. She has played a wide range of characters in television, film, theater, animation, radio and commercial voiceover in English and Welsh, in the U.S and U.K. Having performed regularly on stages in New York, in U.S and UK regional theater, as well as touring internationally, her theatre performances have received critical recognition. In addition to her acting credits, Gwenfair has also enjoyed working as an on camera and live events presenter, a role which is suited to her interest in people and ability to think on her feet.
She is probably best known for her portrayal of Mrs Tiggy-Winkle in the EMMY award winning, BAFTA nominated 'Peter Rabbit' animation series. The first actor to be contracted for the series in New York, she continues to portray the iconic character world-wide on Netflix, Nickelodeon USA, BBC UK, ABC Australia, Treehouse Canada and Amazon Prime.
Gwenfair has also enjoyed a role as an EMMYS presenter for The National Television Academy in New York for a number of years, where she had the pleasure of becoming acquainted with the U.S news, business, sports and entertainment industry's principals and celebrities. As a guest presenter for The International Television Academy, she was delighted to work with the fabulous Graham Norton, and was appointed a Special Agent from The United States Secret Service to protect her when sharing the stage with Hilary Rodham Clinton and Oprah Winfrey.
Gwenfair has also happily donated her time to perform at philanthropic events in New York. She has been honored to act as an annual guest presenter for The Swansea University Dylan Thomas Prize, the annual prestigious award for young writers that celebrates and nurtures international literary excellence. She also had the pleasure of narrating in the the 'Royal Coronations & Pageantry' benefit concert with 'The Royal Choir of St George's Chapel Windsor Castle' to support The British Garden charity, and she was honored to read First Voice in a benefit reading of Under Milk Wood for the Rutgers Homeless Shelter in New York.
Gwenfair's role as a creative has seen her engaged as an events and theatre producer, theatrical literary manager and writer, in New York, and her all encompassing theatre experience has also seen her direct theatre projects. As a cultural events producer for notable organizations in New York, she conceptualized and produced cultural and special events in association with the British Consulate General, New York, the Office of the Mayor, New York, the Embassy of the United States, London, and the Welsh Government, New York, in addition to leading Wall Street financial organizations.
Gwenfair has also enjoyed the role as a commissioned writer for Ogilvy, the New York City-based, international British advertising, marketing, and public relations agency, where she conceptualized and scripted a series for their Livid TV channel. Gwenfair is a graduate of the Commercial Theater Producing Course at The Commercial Theater Institute N.Y, an exclusive course for experienced theatre creatives, lead by principal producers and general managers in New York.
To learn more about Gwenfair's performance work, please visit the Stage, Screen, Voice and Press pages, & to read reviews & interviews please visit the Press & Publicity Page.