John R. Sabine - Actor

Major Commercial Films

Extra or featured extra in –

2010: Oranges and Sunshine (Dir. Jim Loach)Here I Am (Dir. Bec Cole)
2012: Tracks (Dir. John Logan)
2015: A month of Sundays (Dir. Mathew Saville)

Corporate Videos

2016: CMI Toyota
2018: Country Health SA

Student Films

Lead or support in a number of diverse student films, both short and medium length, including

2011: Henchmen-4-HireThe Great DivinerThe Master Fool
2012: River WaterThe Lost Souls
2013: ReSymmetryWalton the WizardThe Time Machine in Cell 101
2014: The Pines
2015: Gravity
True Blue
The Grandfather
2016: The Third Person
Fool Me Once
 2017:  CentreLink

TV Commercials

2009: SA Tourist Commission
2012: Fasta PastaGraham’s Jewellers
2013: TradEzi


2011: Richard III (King Edward IV; Lord Mayor; Ratcliff), at the Adelaide Fringe Festival
Twelfth Night (Stockman; Officers 1&2; Priest), at the Adelaide Fringe Festival
The Crucible (Francis Nurse)
Mother and Son (Lionel, the boyfriend)
2012: The Road to Emmaus (Cleopas); The Marriage at Cana (Cleopas)
2013: The Way of the Cross (Caiphas)
2014: Square Peg (one ‘role’ expressed through seven different characters – Kindergarten bully; Choirmaster, Mad Max; Bank Manager; People’s Advocate; Clerk of Court; Police Officer), at the Adelaide Fringe Festival
2016: That Siege in Adelaide  (Dennis “Big Hal” Halitosis:; Adelaide Fringe Festival)The Crucible (Giles Corey;)

12 Angry Men (Juror No. 9)

2017:  24-one – Underbelly Star Faces Prison (the ‘Star’)

Old Jack the Aussie Gleeman

A purveyor of tall tales, short stories and pithy poetry.

2013: WordAdelaide Festival (winner, yarn-spinning contest)
Tanunda Liedertafel Kaffee Abend (Associate artist)
Para Hills Community Club (minor support act to “The Old Fella”)
2014: Monday Night for the Lonely Soul (the Ed Castle Hotel) – regular support act.
Variety Show (The Soul Box lounge)
2015: Monday Night for the Lonely Soul (Crown and Sceptre hotel) – regular support act
2016: Starshine Variety Show (Adelaide Fringe Festival) – one act amongst severalRed Faces Variety Show (Fundraiser for GROW charity) – one item amongst many

Storytellers Guild; AGM – Guest artist

 2017: Adventure Before Dementia (Solo; Adelaide Fringe Festival)
2018: Power Lines: Words at Work (Solo; Adelaide Fringe Festival)

Ideal entertainment for clubs and pubs, corporate events, cruise entertainment; national and international conferences.

JRS - Yarn Spinning, Old Jack in full flight-Edit-1000

Mixed Pickles

For a number of years John was a prominent member of the “Mixed Pickles”, Adelaide’s premier performance-poetry ensemble.  He was a writer and performer for the following productions –

2013: The Magic of Words (Adelaide Fringe Festival)Around the Billy (Adelaide’s Every Generation Festival)
2014: Love in the Mist (in rehearsal for Adelaide’s Every Generation Festival)
2015: Seriously Clowing Around

The group also performs for Community groups, Probus Clubs, Retirement villages, Nursing Homes and so on around Adelaide – some 12-15 shows per year.

Mixed Pickles - John R Sabine
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See John in Action

From Fool Me Once