“A joy to watch” – Time Out
“His performance is remarkably complicated…” – KeithGow.com
“Adorable and relatable…” – Daily Review
“Exceptional…” – Cinema Australia
“Achingly vulnerable…” – The Age
“Infinitely wise…” – The Australian
“Remarkable work…” – Australian Arts Review
“A dignified performance with heart and dimension” – Theatre Press
“Zielinski hovers quite perfectly between confidence and uncertainty” – In Review
Harvey graduated from The National Theatre Drama School in 2017, and was their 2017 Cybec Foundation Scholarship recipient (for ‘professional potential’). On graduating, he was swiftly cast in Hir by Taylor Mac at Red Stitch Actors’ Theatre (dir: Daniel Clarke), and soon afterwards selected to be Red Stitch’s 2018 Graduate Ensemble Member. He recently guested on ABC comedy TV series Get Krack!n, was a 2018 Heath Ledger Scholarship top ten finalist, received a grant from the Ian Potter Trust (to assist in undertaking a 6-week Summer Intensive at the HB Studio in NYC) and won a Casting Guild of Australia Rising Star Award.
In 2016, Harvey was interviewed for the transgender episode of ground-breaking ABC documentary series You Can’t Ask That (ABC network).
Other credits include: George Holly in Tennessee Williams’ Suddenly Last Summer (Red Stitch, dir: Stephen Nicolazzo), Josh in Annie Baker’s The Antipodes (Red Stitch, dir: Ella Caldwell), Chris in seasons 4/5 of the extraordinarily popular SBS2/web-series Starting From…Now! (dir: Julie Kalceff), Coal in the feature film Zoe.Misplaced (dir: Mekelle Mills), Sam in the short film Coming Home (dir: Summer Deroche) and 186,000 by MKA: Theatre of New Writing (dir: Kerith Manderson-Galvin).
Harvey’s life work and passion is acting; he is rapidly forming part of the ever-improving representation of transgender characters and stories, and is a public advocate for the continuation of this work.