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Ellen McCormick

Ellen
McCormick

Height: 154.9cm

Hair Colour: Blonde

Eye Colour: Blue/Green

Age: 19

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Tv & Film Credits

2009, BBC Northern Ireland ‘The Culture Club’ – Season 1 

2015, ‘A Christmas Star’ – Cinemagic – Feature Extra 

2017, ‘When We Were Young’ (NVTV) 

2018, ‘Girls In Sport’ – Online Advertisement 

Experience

Participated in many  Professional Theatre Productions across Northern Ireland, Theatres include: The Grand Opera House, Belfast and Theatre at the Mill, Newtownabbey 

Undertook many roles both on and off stage within the Theatre  Industry including, Assistant stage manager, Dance coach and Choreographer.

Completed Graded Examinations in Speech & Drama, Dance and Music Theatre. 

Skills

Accents & Dialects: (* = native) Northern Ireland – Belfast*,  American-New York, American-Standard, Australian, Dublin, English-Standard, Heightened RP, Irish RP, Irish-Southern, RP, Welsh-Standard

Other Skills: Mezzo-Soprano Singer, Choral Singing, Folk Singing, Classical Singing,Choreography Dance – Ballet/Jazz.Modern.tap/Hip Hop, Swimming, Yoga.

Vehicle Licences: Full Drivers Licence.

Training

Currently Training at Guildford School of Acting, BA (Hons) Acting (2020-2023)

National Youth Theatre, 2018

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Jessica Heron

Jessica
Heron

Height: 150cm

Hair Colour: Brown

Eye Colour: Brown

Age: 13

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Experience

Attends Shelley Lowry School studying Acting and Speech & Drama. 

Participated in the production of ‘Eighty-Nine’ at The Market Place Theatre – Written and directed by Shelley Lowry. 

Skills

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

Other Skills: Plays Piano & Guitar, Music Theatre singing 

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Katie Fitzsimons

Katie
Fitzsimons

Height: 158cm

Hair Colour: Brown

Eye Colour: Blue

Age: 11

bio

Experience

New Era Academy – Speech and Drama Examinations 

Participated in many local Theatre Productions. 

Skills

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

Other Skills: Dancing – Hip hop, Singing, Soccer

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Fiona Bawn-Thompson

Fiona
Bawn-Thompson

Height: 174cm

Hair Colour: Brown

Eye Colour: Hazel

Age: 40

bio

Credits

2019, Stage ‘Women,War & Peace’ role of Neus/Maria/Martha -Smashing Times Theatre Company, Dir: Bairbre Ni Chaoimh, Mary Moynihan

 
2016, Short Film ‘The Women Is Present’ role of Mary Elmes, Dir: Mary Moynihan
 
2015, Voice Over Documentary ‘Stories from the Shadows’ Dir: Mark Quinn

2015, Stage ‘Thou Shalt Not Kill’ role of Alice – 
Smashing Times Theatre Company, Dir: Bairbre Ni Chaoim

2020, Short Film ‘Artists Against Fascism’ Role of 
Margaret Kelly, Dir: Geraldine McAlinden 

Skills

Accents & Dialects: Irish-Northern*, American-Standard, Belfast, Cockney, Dublin, East European, English-Standard, French, German, Irish-Southern, Liverpool, London, Polish, RP

Music & Dance:
Choreography, Commercial Dance, Hip Hop Dance, Irish Step, Street Dance
Skilled: 6 Step (Breakdance move), Bollywood Dance, Cha Cha, Choral Singing, Contact Improvisation, Dance (general), Dancehall, Folk Dancing, Funk-Style Dance, Highland Dancing, Jazz Dancing, Jive, Krumping, Salsa Dancing, Waacking Dance
 
Other Skills:
Choreographer (professional), Dance Teacher, Devising, Drama Coach (professional), Drama Workshop Leader, Event Management (experienced), Face Painting, Holistic Therapist, Meditation Instructor (experienced), Movement Tutor, Photography, Project Manager (experienced), Reiki, Scriptwriter (professional), Workshop Leader (Acting), Writer
 
Performance:
Skilled: Dancer-Professional, Living History, Outdoor Performances, Physical Theatre, Theatre In Education, Voice Over
 
Sports:
Skilled: Badminton, Bowling, Cycling, Gaelic Football, Running, Tai Chi, Yoga
 
Vehicle Licences:
Car Driving Licence

Training

Queens University Belfast, BA (Hons) Drama, 1 year, 2004-2005

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Katie Jane Teague

Katie Jane
Teague

Height: 156cm

Hair Colour: Blonde

Eye Colour: Blue

Age: 13

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Experience

Participated in many Theatre Productions featuring as the lead role. 

Attained qualifications in Speech & Drama, Piano, Singing and Music Theatre. 

Skills

Accents & Dialects: (* = native) 

Other Skills: Dance – Ballet, Jazz, Contemporary, Hip Hop and Musical Theatre. Singing – solo and choral. 

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Siomha McStay

Siomha
McStay

Height: 161cm

Hair Colour: Blonde

Eye Colour: Green

Age: 21

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Experience

Attends The Shelley Lowry School studying Acting.

Trinity College London Speech and Drama Examinations (Grade 8 Level)  

Participated in local theatre productions and competitions.

Skills

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

Other Skills: Drawing, Painting, Basic Guitar 

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Sheena Kelly

Sheena
Kelly

Height: 157cm

Hair Colour: Brown / Blonde

Eye Colour: Hazel

Age: 31

Playing Age: 25-35 years

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Experience

Sheena has been working in the film industry for 5 years as an assistant director before switching to the other side of the camera.

Working on and off set has given her a lot of experience and has helped me to understand the industry. This has fed Sheenas hunger and passion to become and actor. 

Credits

2018, ‘Manhunt’ – Feature Horror Film, Featured Role of Michelle

2019/20, ‘Money Doesn’t Grow On Tree, Featured Lead Role of Sandra – BBC Short Film

2019/20, ‘Femme Fatale – BBC 

2019/20, ‘Stranger With A Camera’ – Fizzblister Films Ltd 

Skills

Accents & Dialects: (* = native) American, English, Scottish, Southern Irish, Liverpool, Australian

Other Skills: Trained Dancer – Contemporary, Commercial. Weights, Boxing, Martial Arts, Yoga, Pilates, Football. Music – Basic singing voice. 

Training

BA Hons – Urban Dance Practice 

Louise Kiely – Screen Acting Course 

Abbe Tatenum – Meisner Technique 

Tom Todoroff – Acting Workshop, New York

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Ryan Hand

Ryan
Hand

Height: 176cm

Hair Colour: Brown

Eye Colour: Blue

Age: 33

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Experience

A presenter, comedian, actor and DJ; Ryan is a born entertainer and a man of many talents.

Hand’s career started in 2008 as a runner for BBC Northern Ireland, and today he now enjoys a roving reporter role on BBC’s The One Show.

In 2017 Ryan got his big break on Saturday night TV as a presenter on ITV’s Cannonball, alongside Freddie Flintoff, Frankie Bridge, Maya Jama & Radzi.

The Irishman, known for his quick wit, charm and cheeky persona, had spent the 2 years beforehand warming up the audiences on ITV’s Loose Women.

Ryan has amassed bags experience from all corners of the industry, often popping up like a meerkat, you never know where you’ll see him next.

From hosting gameshow Generation Frustration, to reporting from the red carpet at BBC’s Sports Personality Of The Year Awards and competing on ITV’s Ninja Warrior, he certainly is well travelled. 

In 2019 Ryan was named Media Eye’s Rising Star, after fronting food and football show FCK. Following on from there, the self confessed foodie launched his own podcast ‘Whatcha Cooking Good Looking?’

Hand’s acting credits include voice over and commercial work with Virgin Media, Kenwood, Kellogg’s, The National Lottery and TV appearances on E4’s Bodyfixers and BBC’s The Fall.

As a DJ, Ryan is a regular behind the decks at Topshop Oxford Street and plays for a variety of brands including Tommy Hilfiger and John Lewis.

Ryan is also a fitness fanatic, who runs marathons for Marie Curie and enjoys any sort of physical challenge. A keen writer, he has recently completed his first children’s book which is soon to be published.

Skills

Accents & Dialects: (* = native) American-California, American-New York, American-Standard, Belfast, Cockney, Cork, Donegal, English-Standard, Essex, Galway, Glasgow, Irish-Northern, Irish-Southern, Kerry, Liverpool, Londonderry, Scottish-Standard

Music & Dance: Guitar, Guitar-Electric, Rap, Singer-Songwriter, Bass Guitar, Break Dancing, Dance (general), Freestyle Dance, Freestyle Disco, Keyboards, Pop Singing, Singing (general), Street Dance
 
Other Skills: Camera Operator, Comedy Songwriting, Disc Jockey (professional), Event Host (experienced), Event Management (experienced), Film/Video Editor (experienced), Journalist, Photographic Model, Photography, Radio Producer, Radio recording/editing
 
Performance
After Dinner Speaker, Comedy, Comedy Improv, Commentating, Compere, Disc Jockey (DJ), Green Screen, Musical Comedy, Presenting, Radio Presenting, Stand-up Comic, TV Presenting, Voice Over
 
Sports
Football, Gaelic Football, Running, Running-Marathon Distance, Weight Training
Skilled: Callisthenics, CrossFit, Golf, Skiing, Swimming
 
Vehicle Licences
Car Driving Licence
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Gyasi Sheppy

Gyasi
Sheppy

Height: 182cm

Hair Colour: Black

Eye Colour: Brown

Age: 30

Playing Age: 25-35 years

Credits

TV & Screen

July 2021 – BBC – CBeebies Presenter

2020, ‘Black and Northern Irish’ Documentary 

Electoral Commission Advertisement

Featured Extra inCherrybomb   Greenlit & Generator Entertainment.

MuggerFeatured role in Keith Lemon: The Movie – NI Screen, Generator Entertainment.

Lisburn City Television Advertisement

Davinci Gourmet Television Advertisement

Experience

2016, Disneyland Paris – Character and Parade Performer

High School Musical Ireland Tour – Role of Chad Danforth

Dancer and Creative Director – BBC NI, Belfast – Children In Need Flashmob

Participated in many Theatre Productions with Millennium Forum Productions, The National Stage School and Replay Theatre Company. 

Skills

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

Other Skills: Acting Technique, Improvisation, Devising Theatre, Scripted works, Theatre for Children, TV/FILM screenplay , Vocal Technique, Singing, Musical Theatre, Reading Music, Dance, Jazz, Musical Theatre, Ballet, Tap, Modern, Partner, Ballroom.

Training

2007/2009 – SERC Bangor National Diploma Performing Arts

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Lewis McAskie

Lewis McAskie

Lewis
McAskie

Height: 171.5cm

Hair Colour: Brown

Eye Colour: Blue

Age: 15

Credits

TV & Film

2020, ‘Stranger With A Camera’ – Feature Film, Role of Mossy, Dir: Oorlagh George 

2021, ‘Here Before’ – Feature Film, Role of Tadhg, Dir: Stacey Gregg 

2021, ‘Belfast’ – Feature Film, Role of Will,  Dir: Kenneth Brannagh – Lizziepop Films

Experience

Professionally has worked with stunt performers, choreographers, singing and voice/accent coaches. 

Participated in many stage productions with Belvoir Players Theatre Academy.  

Recently attended drama classes with Youth Lyric.

Skills

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

Skills: Electric Guitar – Beginners Level, Competent Golfer, Intermediate Snow Skier and Swimmer. Plays Rugby, Football and Cricket. 

Other: Attainted Grade 7 Musical Theatre (Distinction)