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Rhea Melvin

Rhea
Melvin

Height: 168cm

Hair Colour: Brown

Eye Colour: Brown

Age: 22

Playing Age: 16-25 years

bio

Experience

Rhea graduated rom Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts in 2019, and has a prestigious record deal with EMI Records. 

Rhea loves all aspects of the arts industry and is interested in furthering her career in film and tv. 

Skills

Accents & Dialects: (* = native) Northern Irish*, General American, RP, Indian, Southern American, Scottish 

Skills: Singing, dancing, acro, roller skating, stunts

Training

Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts – 2019 Graduate 

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Neil Heaney

Neil
Heaney

Height: 165cm

Hair Colour: Brown

Eye Colour: Blue

Age: 30

bio

Experience

Neil has many years of experience in the  arts industry both in film and theatre.

Neil spent his time studying in Belfast on the HND Performing Arts course and in Newry beforehand studying a BTEC in performing arts receiving grades of three Distinctions in both courses. 

He has participated in many Theatre Productions with ‘Spanner in the Works’ including ‘Deception’, ‘Banjaxed’ and Overload’ to name a few

Credits

2022, ‘Taxi Jo’s Road To Hell’ – Web Series, Role of Charlie, Dir: Gino Lynch.

2021, ‘The Reavey Brothers’ – Short Film, Role of William Graham, Dir: John Reavey. 

2021, ‘Broken Journeys’ – Film, Dir: Brian Dick.

2019, ‘Obey’ – Music Video, Dir: Alan Dunne 

2017, ‘Hughes’ – Commercial, Afromic Productions’

Skills

Accents & Dialects: (* = native) Irish northern*, Belfast, Dublin, Kerry, Liverpool, Cockney, Geordie, RP, American- New York.

Skills: Singing, Pop, Tenor – Baritone. Sports – Golf, Pool, Running, Athletics, Darts, Football, Gaelic Football, Running-Marathon, Snooker. 

Full Drivers Licence. 

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Casey-Jade Campbell

Casey-Jade
Campbell

Height: 165cm

Hair Colour: Blonde

Eye Colour: Grey/Green

Age: 25

bio

Experience

Casey-Jade has performed in many theatre productions in the roles of both performing and creating performance.

Following her passion for the arts she moved to Liverpool where she studied at Edgehill University and achieved 1st class honours degree in Performing Arts.

Credits

2021, ‘Speak of the Devil’ Role of Sarah – EWTN Ireland, Dir: Campbell Millar 

Skills

Accents & Dialects: (* = native) 

Skills:

Prosthetic SFX makeup, mask performance/ commedia dell’arte, singing (general), dance, writing/creating performance, tin whistle player, leading drama workshops.

Training

Bachelor of Arts honours degree in Performing Arts.

Louise Kiely- screen acting and casting intensive.

Dublin central school of acting- advanced acting for camera.

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Jack McConville

Jack
McConville

Height: 156cm

Hair Colour: Brown

Eye Colour: Green

Age: 9

bio

Experience

Jack attends The Shelley Lowry School studying Acting for Film and TV classes.

Skills

Accents & Dialects: (* = native) Northern Irish*

Skills: Guitar, Bodhran, Gaelic and Soccer 

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Chris McIlvenny

Chris
McIlvenny

Height: 180cm

Hair Colour: Brown

Eye Colour: Blue

Age: 26

bio

Experience

Chris trained at The Arden School of Theatre and is currently based in London and Manchester. 

His recent theatre credits include: Davey in Philip Ridley’s ‘Vincent River’ in Liverpool Playhouse and the TIE tour of Italy.

Skills

Accents & Dialects: (* = native) Belfast*, American – Standard, Cork, Dublin, Heightened RP, Irish-Northern, Irish-Southern, Londonderry.

Skills: Singing – Bass. Alexander Technique, Bartender, Company Stage Manager, Improvisation, Podcaster, Writer, Comedy, Mask, Meisner Technique, Musical Theatre, Radio Drama, Voice Acting, Voice Over. Sports – Boxing, Darts, Football, Gaelic Football, Golf, Pool, Skiing, Snooker, Swimming

Training

Arden School of Theatre, Acting for Live and Recorded Media, 3 years, 2016-2019

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Hannah Strain

Hannah
Strain

Height: 168cm

Hair Colour: Brown

Eye Colour: Green

Age: 16

bio

Experience

Attends The Shelley Lowry school studying Acting for Film and Tv. 

Skills

Accents & Dialects: (* = native) Northern Irish*, English – Standard

Skills: Dance – General, Netball

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Cara Mailey

Cara
Mailey

Height: 113cm

Hair Colour: Black

Eye Colour: Brown

Age: 13

Credits

Experience

Cara is an actor, presenter and writer. 

She has experience presenting with CBBC and has also gained TV experience with CBBC, BBC and CITV.

She has recently released her own clothes line ‘She’s Fierce by Cara!’ for Girls with dwarfism with two designers.

Cara has a co written a book that will be released in April 2022 called “I Got This” published by Scholastics.

Cara has taken part in many stage productions including “Annie” in The Mac and loves all aspects of performance. 

Film+TV

CBBC The Deningeers Series 4 episode 4

CBBC Craft PartyCBBC Blue Peter

CBBC My Life Made to Measure

BBC Keeping up with the Mailey’s

CITV Ted’s Top Ten

Skills

Accents & Dialects: (* = native) Northern Irish*

Skills: Singing

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Ellie Barton

Ellie
Barton

Height: 145cm

Hair Colour: Dirty Fair/Brown

Eye Colour: Blue

Age: 14

bio

Experience

Ellie has participated in many Web Theatre Productions and Pantomimes featuring as lead roles. 

She appeared in the Junior Production of ‘Annie The Musical’ at The Mac Theatre Belfast and is also a member of Youth Lyric Theatre.

Ellie has gained Film and Television experience through Extra’s NI; Game of Thrones, The Fall, Paula My Mother and Other Strangers.

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Skills

Accents & Dialects: (* = native) Northern Irish*, English, Irish and American. 

Skills: Musical Theatre Dancing, Improvisation, Singing and Modelling

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Dan Leith

Dan
Leith

Height: 173cm

Hair Colour: Dirty Fair

Eye Colour:

Age: 36

Credits

Radio, Tv & Film

2021, ‘Belfast 1912’ Role of Charles Walker, Dir: Dominic O’Neill

2019, ‘Soft Border Patrol’ Role of George – The Comedy Unit, BBC NI, Dir: Iain Davidson

2017, ‘Not One Returns To Tell’ Role of Kenneth Barton – Wireless Mystery Theatre/BBC Radio Ulster, Dir: Reggie Chamberlain King

2017, ‘Curse of the Vape-ire Role of The Vape-ire – Extra Family Productions, Dir: Laurence Doherty 

2017, ‘Case 210’ Role of Brian Conway – Foot of the Day Productions, Dir: Emmet McMullan

Theatre

2021, Role of Dan – ‘My Smile Has Fallen Down’ –  Anna Newell Theatre Adven-tures, Dir: Anna Newell 

2021, Role of Mark – ‘Tragik Plastik’ – Tinderbox Theatre Company, Dir: Patrick J O’Reilly

2020, Baby Daddy – ‘Baby Daddy’ – Replay Theatre Company, Dir: Janice Kernoghan 

2019, Role of John Cashey – ‘Belfast 1919’ – Tinderbox/ Manifesto Poetico, Dir: Carlos Garcia Estevez & Paige Allerton 

2018-19, Role of Dream Master – ‘Dream A Little Dream’ – Place to Wonder, Dir: Samantha Porciello

2019 Edward Carson/ Multi-rolling – ‘The Trials of Oscar Wilde’ – Centre Stage, Dir: Colin Carnegie 

2018, Role of Jay, ‘Date Show After Dark’ – Three’s Company, Dir: Colm Doran 

2018, Role of Hubert, ‘Hubert and The Yes Sock’ – Tinderbox Theatre Company, Dir: Patrick J O’Reilly 

2018, Role of Eddie Velour/ The Raven – ‘The Date Show’ – Three’s Company Dir: Anna Lecky 

2017 – 2018, Role of Dan – ‘Woofle’ – Replay Theatre Company – Dir :Janice Kernoghan 

2016-2018, Role of Rod – ‘The Jazzabelles’ – Dir: Nick Boyle & Neil Keery 

2014, Role of The Boy – ‘A Boy & His Box’ Replay Theatre Company, Dir: Anna Newell

Skills

Accents & Dialects: (* = native) Northern Irish – Belfast*, RP, Dublin, Various American 

Skills: Strong singer, plays guitar, piano and ukulele

Training

2004-2007 Queens University Belfast: BA Hons Joint English & Film

2007-2008 Queens University Belast MA Creative Writing 

2009-2011 The Lyric Drama Studio

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Nicola Hinds

Nicola
Hinds

Height: 162cm

Hair Colour: Light Brown/Blonde

Eye Colour: Hazel

Age: 64

Playing Age: 60-70 Years

bio

Experience

Nicola is a trained Nurse, Midwife and Barrister at Law. 

She has always had a passion for acting and is a former member of both The Lyric Drama Studio and Armagh Theatre Group. 

Credits

Skills

Accents & Dialects: (* = native) *Northern Irish, Fluent French Speaker 

Skills & Interests: Horse-riding, Snow Skiing, Classical piano, Swimming, Rock climbing, Abseiling Ballroom dancing and yoga.  Overseas humanitarian disaster relief worker.

*Holds Full Drivers Licence