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Peter Heenan

Peter
Heenan

Height: 172cm

Hair Colour: Brown

Eye Colour: Hazel

Playing Age: 20-30 Years

Bio

Originally from Belfast, Peter has been based in London since graduating from the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama in 2019. Peter is currently appearing in ‘Rogue Agent’ starring James Norton and Gemma Arterton (Streaming on Netflix), ‘Mandrake’ (Streaming on Shudder) and the Irish Film & TV Award winning short film, ‘Rough’

Theatre

Huno – The Other Room – Dir. Dan Jones

The Grimm Hotel – Hansel – Cahoots – Dir. Paul Bosco McEneaney

Blackout – James – Lyric Theatre – Dir. Philip Crawford

Hundred Percent Positive Wellness – Dylan – Richard Burton Company – Dir. Rachel Valentine Smith

Loam – Alex Anchor – Richard Burton Company and Royal Court – Dir. Donnacadh O’Briain

Therese Raquin – Camille – Richard Burton Company – Dir. Patricia Logue

Rage – Brother, Grinning Boy – Richard Burton Company – Dir. Elle While

Spring Awakening – Mr. Gabor, Sunstroke, Baldbelly, Lollipop – Richard Burton Company – Dir. Caroline Byrne

Twelfth Night – Sebastian, Valentine – RWCMD – Dir. Patricia Logue

A Midsummer Night’s Dream – Mechanical – RWCMD – Dir. Simon Reeves

The Burial – Lennon – Tinderbox Theatre Company – Dir. Don McCamphill

Film & TV

Stranger with a Camera – Feature Film – Dir. Oorlagh George

Rogue Agent – Feature Film – Dir. Adam Patterson & Declan Lawn

Mandrake – Feature Film – Dir. Lynne Davison

Rough – Short Film – Dir. Adam Patterson & Declan Lawn

Eco Docs – Short Film – Dir. Erin Hoey

Night Before – Dir. Ross McClean

Hope Street – TV – Dir. Amy Coop

Qualifications

Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama BA (Hons) Acting, 3 years, 2016-2019

Skills

Full (Clean) UK Car Driving Licence.

Sports: 

Basic: Yoga; Swimming; Cycling; Horse riding.

Stage Combat:

Academy of Performance Combat – Basic: Rapier & Dagger (1st); Single Sword (1st); Unarmed (1st) Intermediate: Single Sword (L1st); Knife (L1st); Staff (1st).

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Gary Trainor

Gary
Trainor

Height: 172cm

Hair Colour: Light/Mid Brown

Eye Colour: Blue

Playing Age: 30-40 Years

Bio

Gary recently played Strickland in Back To The Future at The Adelphi -where he has also played many performances as Doc Brown.
Best Supporting Actor – Nathan Rothschild – ‘Rothschild & Sons’ (Park Theatre): “Gary Trainor is superb as wildcard son Nathan” WhatsOnStage; “@garytra’s impetuous Nathan is also terrific” @New Journal.
Dewey Finn – School of Rock – New London Theatre: “Take a rock star bow Gary Trainor ’cause you really rocked tonight in @OfficialALW ‘s @SchoolOfRockUK” Baz Bamigboye, 31/10/16.

Theatre

2023 BACK TO THE FUTURE
Role: Strickland (Doc Brown cover)
Company: Colin Ingram
Director: John Rando

2022 TONY (THE TONY BLAIR ROCK OPERA)
Role: Gordon Brown/Saddam Hussein
Company: Finsbury Park Theatre
Director: Peter Rowe

2019 SCHOOL OF ROCK
Role: Dewey Finn
Company: TROIKA / RUG
USA Tour

2018 ROTHSCHILD & SONS
Role :Nathan Rothschild
Company: Park Theatre, London
Director: Jeffrey B. Moss

2017 SCHOOL OF ROCK
Role: Dewey Finn (original London cast)
Company: Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Really Useful Group
Director: Laurence Connor / JoAnn M. Hunter

2016 BEAUTIFUL
Role: Donnie Kirshner (original London Cast)
Director: Marc Bruni / Josh Prince / Derek McLane

POTTED POTTER
Role:Jeff (Co Lead)
Company: James Seabright Ltd
Australia and New Zealand -World Tour

BUDDY
Role: Hipockets Duncan, Murray Deutch, MC at Clearlake
Company: Musicals on Tour Ltd, UK No 1 Tour
Director: Matt Salisbury / Richard Porter

THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION-WYNDHAMS THEATRE
Role: Ensemble U/S Heywood, Rico.
Company: David Ian, Breda Cashe, Pat Moylan Paul Elliott
Director: Peter Sheridan

PROPHESY – PUBLIC THEATRE NEW YORK
Role: Man 1
Company: UK/US Exchange (Old Vic New Voices)
Director: Gemma Fairlie

FRANKENSTEIN, THE YEAR WITHOUT A SUMMER
Percy Shelley/Victor Frankenstein
Compamy: Dorset Corset (UK TOUR)
Director: Helen Davis

THIS IS NOT THE END
Role: Nile
Company: Old Vic New Voices (24 Hour Plays)
Director: Natalie Ibu

STONES IN HIS POCKETS
Role: Charlie
Company: Mark Goucher Ltd (UK and Ireland Tour)
Director: David Bownes

THE OXFORD PASSION
Role: Andrew
Company: Creation Theatre Company
Director: Charlotte Conquest

JAGO
Role: Josh Perrott
Company: Pleasance Theatre Edinburgh
Director: Diana Hillier

THE BEAU DEFEATED
Role: Elder Clairmont
Company: Avondale Threatre
Director: Genevieve Walsh

IF ON A WINTER’S NIGHT A TRAVELLER
Role: Irnerio
Company: Sheridan Studio
Director: Sarah Fahie

THE WINTER’S TALE
Role: Leontes
Company: Italia Conti Academy
Director: Sarah Case

I CAN’T SING
Role: Ensemble /1st cover Hunchback
Company: London Palladium
Director: Sean Foley

LOVING ART
Role: Manny
Company: Landor Theatre
Director: Rob McWhir

INTO THE WOODS
Role: The Baker
Company: Landor Theatre
Director: Sue Colgrave

SWEENEY TODD
Role: Chorus
Company: WNO
Director: Harry McIver

OLIVER
Role: Fagan
Company: St Marys Players
Director: Vivian Coates

 

Film & TV

MEDOW LANE Feature Film
Role: Jimmy
Company: Harper Brothers Productions
Director: Darren Kent

THE LAST ROSE Feature Film
Role: Man 1
Company: Met Film School
Director: Taylor Clay

SNAPSHOTS Feature Film
Role: Rory
Company: IC Films
Director: Mark Street

THE PARTING GLASS Feature Film
Role: Tommy Makem
Company: Ros Hubbard & Alan Hubbard
Director: Alan Gilsenen, Cathal Synnott (MS)

2024 SHOWTRIAL
Role: BBC Reporter
Company: BBC

2022 EASTENDERS
Role: Burger Van Man (featured speaking role)
Company: BBC
Director: Karl Neilson

2020 BREAKING THE BAND: JOURNEY
Role: Herbie Herbert
Company: ITV/Potato Productions/Reelz USA
Director: Susanna Herbert

Commercial

2023 ROYAL KINGDOM
Role: Man
Director: Tom Clarkson

2020 HELLO FRESH
Role: Avocado Man
Company: Partizan
Director: Matthias Hoerne

2017 PFIZER – PRECIOUS MOMENTS
Role: Dad
Company: Crossfire Productions
Director: Lee Bonnick/Catherine Pryce

2017 ANCESTRY.CO.UK – EUROPE WANTS YOU TO KNOW
Role: Featured Artiste /Rugby Player
Company: Droga 5 Limited
Director: Rick Dodds

2014 CAPTAIN MORGAN
Role: Featured
The Outfit

Qualifications

Italia Conti Academy BA (Hons) Acting

Skills

Accents & Dialects: Native: Irish-Northern

High Standard: American-Standard, Belfast, Cockney, Irish-Southern, Liverpool, RP, Scottish-Standard, Welsh-Standard.

Highly Skilled: Ballad, Folk Singing, Guitar, High Baritone.

Skilled: Jive, Period Dancing, Salsa Dancing, Tango, Tenor.

Computer Literate, Video Gaming.

Skilled: Physical Theatre, Singer-Professional

Highly Skilled: Football.

Skilled:Rollerblading, Stage Combat

Car Driving Licence.

Voice Over, Audiobook, Home studio.
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Edmund Hilary

Edmund
Hilary

Height: 138cm

Hair Colour: Brown

Eye Colour: Brown/Green

Playing Age: 7-11 Years

Bio

Edmund takes weekly acting lessons, and has been cast as the lead role in several stage productions.

Edmund’s special skills include playing Piano, Football and Rugby.

Edmund is a strong swimmer and has competed at national level.

 

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David Johnston

David
Johnston

Height: 183cm

Eye Colour: Blue

Hair Colour: Dark Brown

Age: 16

Bio

David has been studying acting classes for several years. David employs a mature and methodical approach to any character he is playing. He has learned to look at scripts with perspective specifically with the Stanislavski method. This has shown him methods of analysing both structure and character. He loves researching scripts in detail and as a result delivers natural and sincere performances.

Skills

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

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Noa Baurain

Noa
Baurain

Height: 178cm

Hair Colour: Brown Auburn

Eye Colour: Light Blue

Age: 17

Bio

Primarily a singer, Noa has been attending performances classes from the age of 9.

Credits:

‘Rain’ in Channel 5 seris ‘Ellis’ which is currently in pre-production 2024.

Training:

SRC – Music Performance and Production

Trinity College London – Rock and Pop Grade 8

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Conor Sánchez

Conor
Sánchez

Height: 185cm

Hair Colour: Light Brown

Eye Colour: Light Blue

Playing Age: 18 - 25

Bio

Conor Sánchez is a Belfast-based actor. He is currently studying BA Drama and received a year of conservatoire training in Musical Theatre with The Playhouse Music Theatre Company.

Conor is currently guest-starring in the highly anticipated third season of Hope Street as ‘Stevie Parkington’ on BBC One. All Episodes are also available on BBC iPlayer. He can also be seen making an appearance on UTV/Channel 4/ITVX in the Montalto TV Christmas AD Campaign.

Additionally, he has been cast in an exciting new TV production which will begin production in the New Year.

Conor made his professional stage debut in “HUME: Beyond Belief” at the Guildhall. The play, which boasted a sold out run, garnered international acclaim and received a prestigious five stars from The Guardian. More recently, he completed a national tour where he played the character of George Anderson in Frank McGuinness’ famous Irish play, “Observe The Sons of Ulster Marching Towards the Somme”.

Training:

BA Drama, 1 year conservatoire musical theatre training with PMTC

Credits:

TV:

Aaron Kelly in ELLIS (Channel 5) *pre-production*

Stevie Parkington in Hope Street S3 (BBC)

Boyfriend in Montalto TV Christmas Campaign (Channel 4, UTV, ITVX)


Film:

The Brother in For I have Sinned (independent short)

The Bully in BAGFACE (independent short)


Theatre:

George Anderson in Observe The Sons Of Ulster Marching Towards the Somme (National Tour), The Lyric/Millennium Forum/Waterside Theatre/An Grianan/Amharclann Ghaoth Dobhair.

The Priest in HUME: Beyond Belief (5 Stars; The Guardian), The Playhouse.

Kevin/The Judge in The Producers, The Playhouse.

Lead in Pas Seul (One-man show), Queen’s Unviersity.

Stanley Kowalski in Streetcar Named Desire, Queen’s University.

Duke Orsino in Twelfth Night, Queen’s University.

Rob in Hello, Goodbye, Peace, Queen’s University.


Voiceover:

Boy in Live at the Witch Trials (Foghorn Productions)

Paul in Wild Western Avenue (QUB)

Accents:

Northern Irish (native), Southern Irish (Generic, Dublin, Cork), Scottish (Generic, Glaswegian), English (RP, neutral RP, northern, scouse, cockney), Welsh (Generic), American (Generic, New York, Southern states), Australian, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Russian, Scandinavian. Can pick up accents easily.

Special skills:

Native speaker in Spanish and English. Good level of French. International-level swimmer. Competitive level at; soccer, gaelic football, hurling, rugby, running, athletics and can pick up sports with ease. Professional experience with stage combat. Fully NPLQ qualified Lifeguard. First aid AED level 2. Proficient in archery and archery instructing. High Baritone, plentiful experience in musical theatre and basic vocal training. Strong dancer with basic training in ballet, tap and jazz. Good natural ability for hip-hop and contemporary. Can pick up choreography easily.

 

 

 

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Micah Alderdice

Micah
Alderdice

Height: 137cm

Hair Colour: Dark Brown

Eye Colour: Blue

Age: 11

Bio

Micah has taken part in many Stage productions including ones at the Grand opera House and The Mac theatre.

Micah loves writing stories and his own plays and then performing them with puppets for family and friends. Micah attends Stage school and also does one to one singing and is hoping to complete all his Grades. 

 

Training

Micah attends film and TV Classes with Shelley Lowry Talent.

Skills

Singing, Dancing, Acting and Performing

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Louis Millar

Louis
Millar

Height: 178cm

Hair Colour: Brown

Eye Colour: Blue

Playing Age: 18-27 Years

Louis Millar

Bio

Recently graduated from his Masters in Screen Acting at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, Louis has focused on the Miesner and Demidov acting techniques and expanded his acting into both theatre and screen. Prior to his training at the Old Vic, Louis completed his three year BA Honours Degree in Acting For Stage at the Plymouth Conservatoire. 

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Paul Garrett

Paul

Garrett

Height: 167cm

Hair Colour: Dark

Eye Colour: Brown

Playing Age: 35-50 Years

Paul Garrett

Bio

Paul Garrett trained at the prestigious East 15 Acting School in London gaining an M.A.
 
His career started though with the late great Peter Quigley in the Group Theatre. 
Paul went on to join the Ulster Youth Theatre and Ulster Theatre Company.
 
He has been a familiar face on our screens now for many years. Latest TV credits include, Game of thrones, Bloodlands , Emmerdale, William of Orangedale.
Film credits include Nowhere Special, Ditching, The Trick Room, Cherrybomb & Five minutes of Heaven. 
Paul received rave reviews for his role of Micky in Darren Binham’s “ The Bench” at the Mac. 
His latest role , PUP Leader & Peacemaker David Ervine has been met with phenomenal reviews & success. A two week sold out run in The Lyric and a sold out tour has absolutely captured the public’s attention and brought Paul very much into the public’s consciousness. 
His radio work includes Literary Landscape’s for BBC Radio 4.
Mr. Garrett also has a four piece rock band. Renegades. A busy man indeed. 
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Matthew Cavan

Matthew
Cavan

Height: 183cm

Hair Colour: Brown

Eye Colour: Brown

Playing Age: 25-35 Years

Matthew Cavan

Bio

Matthew Cavan, a Belfast-based actor, has been a prominent figure in the theatre scene for the past 15 years. With a focus on musical theatre and opera, Matthew has established himself as a versatile performer with a wide range of talents.

Throughout his career, Matthew has graced the stage in numerous acclaimed productions. From the hauntingly dark Sweeney Todd to the iconic and satirical Threepenny Opera, his performances have captivated audiences with his ability to bring complex characters to life. Other notable productions include Kiss Me Kate, Ten Plagues, and Abomination: A DUP Opera, showcasing Matthew’s diverse repertoire and his willingness to tackle challenging and thought-provoking material.

Matthew’s talent has taken him beyond his home of Belfast, as he has worked extensively throughout Ireland and the UK. His dedication to his craft and his ability to immerse himself in each role have earned him recognition and praise from both peers and audiences alike.

In addition to his stage work, Matthew has also made a mark in other areas of the entertainment industry. He has presented a documentary for BBC Northern Ireland, showcasing his versatility and passion for storytelling in a different format. Furthermore, Matthew is a regular on the Cabaret circuit, where he dazzles audiences with his renowned drag persona, Miss Cherrie Ontop. This showcases his ability to transform himself and entertain with charisma, flair, and a magnetic stage presence.

Matthew’s commitment, talent, and versatility make him a sought-after performer in the industry. Whether it’s on the stage, screen, or in the vibrant world of cabaret, Matthew’s passion for his craft shines through, leaving a lasting impression on all who have the pleasure of witnessing his performances.