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Lara Gordon

Lara
Gordon

Height: 160cm

Hair Colour: Light Brown

Eye Colour: Blue/Green

Age: 10

Bio

Skills

Accents & Dialects

Native: Irish-Northern

High Standard: English-Standard, RP

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Sarah Gordon

Sarah
Gordon

Height: 130cm

Hair Colour: Light/Mid Brown

Eye Colour: Blue

Age: 7

Bio

Recently finished filming for a new major TV series. Sarah loves everything about acting & performing and is a hard working and great team player who loves being on set.

Credits

2024     TV Series     (Witheld)     Role – Witheld   

2023     Trespass      Short Film    Role – Lara          Director: Des Lynch

Skills

Accents & Dialects

Native: Irish-Northern

High Standard: English-Standard, RP

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Aoife Riddell

Aoife
Riddell

Height: 160cm

Hair Colour: Blond(e)-Dark

Eye Colour: Blue

Age: 17

Bio

Currently studying ‘A’ Level Drama at school and attend Shelley Lowry Performing Arts and Rainbow Factory School of Performing Arts. Previous experience in amateur films and drama.

Skills

Accents & Dialects

Native: Irish-Northern

High Standard: English-Standard, RP

Music & Dance

Skilled:Piano

Sports

Skilled: Horse-riding (pony/small horse)

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Tallulah Martin

Tallulah
Blue

Height: 1cm

Hair Colour: Brown

Eye Colour: Brown

Playing Age:

Bio

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Film & TV

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Theatre

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Skills

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

Skills: 

 

Training

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Debbie Johnston

Debbie
Johnston

Height: 153cm

Hair Colour: Blonde

Eye Colour: Hazel

Playing Age: 45-55 Years

Bio

Debbie has trained with the The Shelley Lowry School, Belfast where she gained a Distinction in the RSL PAA Screen Acting Exam. Debbie’s first professional film credit was in ‘Worlds Apart’, and also obtained her first theatre credit in ‘A Mother’s Love’ at The Sanctuary Theatre, Belfast, directed by Nathan D Martin. Debbie has also recently completed a run of ‘Titanic’ written by Stewart Love at The Sanctuary Theatre, Belfast, directed by Chris Darcy.

Experience

Nov 23 Behind Closed Doors – Lucy Richmond – Belfast Film Club

Nov 23 The Unfinished Playlist – Grief Therapist – Belfast Film Club

Nov 23 A Mother’s Love Patricia Alexander – Dark Forest Theatre Production – The Sanctuary Theatre

Nov 23 Leapfrog – Fiona Boudreaux – QUB Student Short

Oct 23 Autumn Couple’s Getaway – Lead Female – Little Blue Planet Media – The Faithlegg Hotel

Aug 23 Worlds Apart – Older Woman – Archer Productions – Dementia

Aug 23 Abbey Autoline – Client at Hairdresser – Street Monkey

Training

September 2022 – date: Acting Classes – The Shelley Lowry School, Belfast
August 2023 – Drama Workshop – Mary-Ellen O’Hara (Casting Director)
October 2023 – Script Analysis Workshop – Ben Cogan (Casting Director)

Skills

Accents: Northern Irish, American-Standard,  RP.

Skills: Driving, Own Car, Skiing, Archery, Trampolining, Canoe, Running, Yoga.

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Walter Nwanja

Walter
Nwanja

Height: 188cm

Hair Colour: Black

Eye Colour: Black

Bio

I am a passionate, adaptable, and eager aspiring actor looking to break into the industry. I am currently studying at the Identity School of Acting, I am happy and willing to take on any role in order to build my experience and portfolio.

Skills

Languages 
Native : French 

High standard : English

Sports

Skilled : Boxing, Football, Rugby, Tennis

Vehicle Licences : Full Car Driving Licence

Training

Fundamentals of Acting / Identity School of Acting / Online classes / Currently in 4th term.

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Lyla Edgar

Lyla
Edgar

Height: 146cm

Hair Colour: Auburn

Eye Colour: Blue

Age: 10

Bio

Appeared as Orphan Molly and July in musical theatre productions of AnnieKids. Played Nigel in musical Matilda Junior and will play Matilda in March. Achieved distinction in Grade 2 and 3 London College of Music examinations in singing. Merit in ABRSM Grade 1 Violin and Grade 1 RAD ballet examinations.

Qualifications

Shelley Lowry – Acting for Screen
Midlands Drama Agency (MDA) – Voice Lessons
Nicola Campbell School of Ballet
Education Authority Instrumental Teaching
Service – Violin

Skills

Accents & Dialects: Native:Irish-Northern

High standard:London

Music & Dance:

Highly skilled: Singing (general), Soprano

Skilled: Ballet, Choral Singing, Dance (general), Harmony Singing, Jazz Dancing, Mezzo-Soprano, Pop Singing, Violin

Performance:

Highly skilled: Musical Theatre

Skilled: Gymnastics, Hockey (field), Horse-riding (pony/small horse), Netball

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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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Jade O’Neill

Jade
O'Neill

Height: 168cm

Hair Colour: Brown

Eye Colour: Green

Playing Age: 25-35 Years

Bio

Jade attended the Drama Studio Foundation course at The Lyric Belfast and classes at the Crescent Art Centre with Diane Graham at Belfast Talent Agency.

Furthering her education, she pursued a Bsc Hons in Fashion Management and completed a fashion placement in London. During this time, she also attended the London Film School, specializing in Acting for Camera with Brian Deacon on weekends.

Subsequently, Jade moved to Dubai to work for Emirates airline. While in Dubai, she broadened her acting skills, when not flying by attending the New York Film Academy in Abu Dhabi, focusing on Meisner technique and on camera work with Norman B Schwartz.

Her first commercial credit was for the Dubai Shopping Festival campaign
with the Majid Al Futtaim group.

In 2021, Jade made the decision to resign from her flying career to pursue acting
professionally. She relocated to Glasgow and completed an Intensive Professional
Diploma in Stage and Screen at ACS, which is Spotlight accredited.

Her acting accomplishments include performances at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in plays such as ‘The Night Witches’ where she portrayed the lead character Lilya Litvyak, and a cabin attendant in ‘The Caledonian Sleeper’, which was recorded on demand for
the festival. Additionally, she played roles in various other theatre productions at The
Old Gym Theatre, including Lucy in Blue by Joe Ward Munrow and Stella in A Streetcar named Desire by Tennessee Williams.

In 2023, Jade’s credits include roles in a music video directed by MK Freelance Films, the Christmas campaign commercial for Galgorm hotel, and a commercial spec for Archer Productions called ‘Worlds Apart’. 

Jade has also undergone additional training, including a ten-week intensive acting for screen course with Louise Kiely Casting, private coaching and workshops with DavidScott, screen acting masterclass at Bow Street with Gerry Grennell and a screen combat course with Take 3 Action Academy.

Additionally, she placed 6th place in the world at Swimsuit USA, representing Dubai in
Mexico. She has also been a finalist in Miss NI and Miss Ireland Universe.

Theatre

Edinburgh Fringe Festival in plays such as ‘The Night Witches’ where she portrayed the lead character Lilya Litvyak, and a cabin attendant in ‘The Caledonian Sleeper’, which was recorded on demand for the festival. Additionally, she played roles in various other theatre productions at The Old Gym Theatre, including Lucy in Blue by Joe Ward Munrow and Stella in A Streetcar named Desire by Tennessee Williams.

Film & TV

2023 Music video directed by MK Freelance Films, the Christmas campaign commercial for Galgorm hotel, and a commercial spec for Archer Productions called ‘Worlds Apart’.

Qualifications

Diploma in Stage and Screen at ACS

Training

Acting for screen course with Louise Kiely Casting, private coaching and workshops with David Scott, screen acting masterclass at Bow Street with Gerry Grennell and a screen combat course with Take 3 Action Academy.

New York Film Academy in Abu Dhabi, focusing on Meisner technique and on camera work with Norman B
Schwartz.