Eloise started modelling when she was very young and realised she wanted to start acting when she started to get called for auditions for various roles. Singing and music have always been part of her life. Eloise is a kid with an extraordinary amount of music coincidences. Not only blessed with a voice far beyond her years. She is the first cousin of the band First Aid Kit www.firstaidkitband.com She was born in and comes from the same suburb as the musician Lorde and attended the same school as Ella Yelish O'Connor and her siblings in New Zealand. She also used to live neighbour with the musician Tim Finn from Split Enz who's daughter she used to hang out with. She wrote her first song when she was six years old. Eloise played the role of an alien child in an American produced TV series 'Hunters', with the same producers as The Walking Dead and The Terminator instalments. Plus acted in a few more international TV series and a string of award-winning short films. Last year after having had a really sad incidence at school she wrote her first proper original songs that she released online. One of her songs reached semi-finals of the International Songwriting competition and Unsigned Only. She has been given praise from many established musicians an got attention of music managers and record companies. Gaining airplay at many community radio stations across Australia. 'I'm still only 12 years old and don't like to pretend I'm older in any way'. Eloise has appeared in a string of commercials and advertising. A lot of her earnings from acting modelling she reserves towards her passion for music www.imdb.me/eloisejoo
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Our readers would love to get to know you more Eloise. Tell us about yourself, what is unique about you?
I am hoping not to follow in footsteps of many tween performers. Being only 12 years old I don't wear make-up in an adult way yet. I lend my songs and perform a lot for charities. My songs are reflecting the way I see things. Spreading hope and strive for something positive.
Eloise, what are your passion and aspiration in life? How did you start as a Young Model?
I love working on interesting roles and films in particular if the film has a good message and inspire change for a better future. As a singer and songwriter, I would love to be able to work with a reputable producer. Spread my music to find a larger audience that connects with my music and me as a singer and performer.
Who is your inspiration in life Eloise? How do you keep inspired?
My songs come from gripping life events. They are a reflection of my life. Another wise I find inspiration from talented people that show generosity and have an open mind and are kind. I work hard and have very strong work ethics, and I unwind by hanging out on the beach That inspires me so, nature and the beauty of the world around me.
We all make mistakes Eloise; we wish we could take back. Please tell us about time being a Young Model; you wish you’d handled a situation differently with a colleague.
I don't have a situation I wished I handled differently. I wasn't considered a great singer in my primary school. I was told so many times mean things by my teachers. They only liked classical high range, children's voices -and only praised children that sang songs from musicals or classical songs. I never really had a desire to audition for 'musicals'. I love going to musicals and would audition for a role that would suit my voice, but it is not where my passion is. The teachers knocked my confidence.
Eloise, when you’re working with a large number of clients, it’s tricky to deliver excellent service to them all. As a Young Model, how do you go about prioritising your clients’ needs?
My experience has touch wood only been a positive one so far! I never had a situation yet when I had to prioritise.
Please tell us, Eloise, about a time you had to be very strategic to meet all your top priorities as a Young Model?
I turned a script down when the role was very violent and only created to chock with no real message.
Eloise, please give us an example of a time when you were able to persuade someone to see things your way at work successfully.
Happy to send images if like to from set/performance etc
Eloise, please tell us about your proudest professional accomplishment as a Young Model. There might be many, but there is always this proudest moment that you just want to share with everyone. What is it and why?
Seeing myself acting with established actors on the TV. As a songwriter, it is so exciting when you hear the actual track to a song you've been working on, in your head. That previously only been written down in a notebook and sang into the iPad.
Eloise, please give us an example of a time you were able to be creative with your work. What was exciting or difficult about it?
I keep notes for my songs, little fragments continuously. Some songs I've written have been not that good. Hahaha!
What advice would you give to the people who want to be successful as a Young Model?*
Work hard, have good work ethics-be reliable. Enjoy the ride and see any self-tape or audition as a stepping stone and a way to learn.
Are you looking for collaboration with fashion talents, brands and creatives? If yes, please state what type of collaboration you are looking for?
Sure! Talents, brands and creative:)
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