Member Profiles

(in alphabetical order)
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Eva Gray is a busy voice over artist and RADA trained actress, with many credits on stage, screen and audio.

 

Best known for appearances as Portia du Pont, with the puppets on 'Sooty' for children's TV, performances on stage as Marilyn Monroe in 'All That Loving Stuff' - which toured nationally and internationally for 3 years - and for the satirical comedy web series in which she stars as 'Trudy Lite - International Life Coach to the Stars’, viewable on YouTube at  www.youtube.com/user/TheTrudyLite 

 

Amy Burton-Smith

Amy Burton-Smith is a Devon-based actress with experience in TIE, film, theatre and site-specific performance.

 

With initial training in primary education, Amy has always enjoyed bring drama and performance into schools and making stories and characters come alive for her audiences.

 

www.amyburtonsmith.co.uk

 

Jeremy Friday has been involved in managing, directing and producing within theatre and the arts for over 30 years and has recently created Ratchet Theatre to oversee the current tour of Dark Vanilla Jungle.  www.ratchet-theatre.co.uk/

 

Jeremy trained at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre school and apart from stage managing Jeremy has been a professional clown (10 years) undertaken television work (20 years) curated art exhibitions, including site specific sculptures (5 years) and taught arts management at undergraduate level (8 years). Jeremy has been an Equity member for 26 years including being secretary for three periods.

 

Jeremy also holds both a B.A. in Arts and Cultural Management and a Masters in Arts Management from Dartington College of Arts.

 

Cornish actor, singer and writer with a wealth of experience in the Performing Arts.

 

Both creative and conscientious in the execution of work.

 

Currently expanding upon my experiences within Film Production.

 

See C.V/Portfolio or contact for further details.

 

Charlotte is a Cornwall-based actor who trained at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama.

 

As well as freelancing, Charlotte is co Artistic Director of 'Owdyado Theatre (a Resident Company of Hall For Cornwall).

http://www.spotlight.com/0099-1204-5943

Versatile classically trained mezzo (RWCMD) who also performs Musical Theatre and as an actress. 

 

Covers oratorio, opera and Musical Theatre as well as working as an MD. Roles range from Carmen to Florence (Chess) and G and S rep as well as standard mezzo oratorio.

 

Based in the South West (Devon)

 

Actor and Voice Artist, born and bred in London, but now based in Cornwall. Experienced in theatre, film, TV, audiobooks, voice-overs and improvisation.

 

Jill is also known widely as The Tintagel Storyteller and is much acclaimed for her work telling stories of all kinds to both adults and children.

 

There are some videos of her stories and a full CV on her website www.lamede.com

Actor Sarah McCourt is equally at home on screen and stage.  Her screen work includes television (Galavant), film (The Runner) and web series (Rewind).  Stage roles range from devising (Network Tales) and improvisation (The Meal), to classical theatre (The Tempest).

 

A qualified teacher, Sarah is an experienced forum theatre actor (Help for Helen, A Present for Anna), workshop facilitator (Northcott Theatre, PQA), roleplayer (infusionarts) and Arts Award Adviser.

 

Co-Artistic Director of Restless Theatre Company, their touring work grew out of Sarah’s interest in creating playful interpretations of old and new stories.

website: www.restlesstheatre.co.uk

 

Colin has been in the entertainment industry since 1969 and performed in all sorts of venues and environments including Theatre, TV, Shopping Centres and even in Private Houses of all sizes.

 

His entertainment skills are Magician, Puppeteer, Balloon Artist for both adults and Children and has been a member of Equity since 1982.

 

Apart from this Colin has been a musician professionally as well playing Trombone in bands of all sizes and in orchestra pits.

 

Also Colin is involved in the Holistic industry in Healing, Reading, and Teaching.

 

www.colinjohn.com

Claire is a screen, stage and voice actor based in Liskeard, East Cornwall with credits including series 6 and 7 of 'Doc Martin', BBC Radio 4s 'Poetry Please' and films for corporate clients such as Royal Mail and Hhugs.

 

She has spent many years touring theatre across the UK and Europe with companies such as Watford Palace, Play It Again and Quorum.

 

Claire speaks fluent French, plays classical and rhythm guitar, surfs longboard and trains whippets for photo shoots and television.

 

www.clairecalverley.weebly.com

http://www.spotlight.com/1336-6754-9889

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ddw1RyBXHE0

 

I am a professional model and actor with a wide range of experience in both fields.

 

I began acting in my early 20s at the BarbicanTheatre in Plymouth and have been working as a professional model  for over 11 years.

 

I have worked with the renowned artist Nicholas St John Rossi, the Plymouth artist Xiao Bai Li and the fashion photographer Eliot Siegel amongst others.

 

I specialise in fashion modelling.  

 

I'm an actor (and visual artist) living and working in Cornwall, represented by FCCSW, focusing mainly on film & TV roles alongside some live site specific theatre.

 

I'm currently co-developing a TV/film concept working with an exciting young North Cornwall film maker; we hope to work with a range of regional industry talent to make it happen.

 

Laura James trained at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama.

She is experienced on screen, with credits including ITV's Doc Martin and the feature film 3 Way Junction.

 

Laura co-founded the theatre company A Hammier Basis, while her other stage credits include numerous leading roles in repertory with the Charles and Imogen Vance Summer Play Festival company.

Laura also works as a voice over artist, she has a regular contract with a corporate client in Devon.

www.spotlight.com/2374-9088-6129

 

Jason Gerdes is a Cornwall based actor and writer. 

 

Working as a freelance actor he has performed on stage, In film and for site specific events. Jason has also worked with other Cornwall theatre companies including Cube Essential Theatre, Blystra Arts, Yskynna and Collective Arts. He is also Co Artistic Director of NorthSouthTheatre where he writes and performs their own productions. 

 

https://www.spotlight.com/interactive/cv/1173-5618-0603

 

Mimi Cassidy

An actor and theatre maker with puppetry skills and an annually updated DBS certificate. Co-founder of Boo To A Goose Theatre, touring Devon biannually with original, accessible work for children and families, supported by Arts Council England. Mimi is Associate Artist with Interwoven Productions, providing site specific performances; she also works for the healthcare sector in medical role play and simulated patient practice.

 

Mimi regularly practises the Meisner Technique, Improvisation and Forum Theatre techniques. Her skills include horse riding, dog training, animal handling and face painting. She is strong in character and comedic acting and skilful in engaging live audiences.

 

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Exeter based actor with experience in Theatre, Film, TIE, Site Specific and Interactive Theatre.

 

Co-founder of Boo to a Goose Theatre; Founder/Workshop Practitioner, Exeter Meisner Workshop; Associate Artist with Interwoven Productions.

 

Trained as an Actor at The Academy of Live and Recorded Arts, in the Meisner Technique with The Impulse Company, and as a Teacher with The University of Manchester.

 

Spotlight: https://www.spotlight.com/9656-0168-8774

 

Born and raised in Manchester, but now residing in Plymouth, I'm an actor with over a decade's experience in small scale touring, radio, TIE, Panto and site specific work. 

 

I'm an associate of 1623 Theatre Company based in Derby, who specialise in performing Shakespeare in non-specific theatre spaces. 

 

www.1623theatre.co.uk

www.unclepandarus.com

 

Bruna Matsin

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Now based in Devon, BRUNA MATSIN was born in France but spent most of her life in California.

 

As such, she is perfectly fluent in French and American English, while having a natural knack for foreign languages and accents.


An alumni of the San Francisco American Conservatory Theatre and of the Shelton Studios, she is a member of both British Equity and SAG-AFTRA.

Her credits include Film, Stage, TV and Voice Over work.

 

She is currently represented by APM Associates.

https://www.spotlight.com/5578-9088-7405

Anna Scutt is a Cornwall based actress with experience in theatre, film, and as a workshop leader.

 

She is a mezzo-soprano (range G3 - B5), specialising in Gilbert and Sullivan and the lighter operatic repertoire.

 

Anna trained with Graeae Theatre Company at Manchester Metropolitan School of Theatre.

 

She speaks Swedish and German, and has experience in performing stage and street hypnosis.

 

www.spotlight.com/1178-0195-0812

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'MERLYNDA! - MAD, BAD & DAFT TO KNOW!' - Saucily Hilarious, Utterly Unique, Multi Award-Winning Comedy Performance Poet For Adult Audiences - and - a Cheeky, Hugely Entertaining, Multi Award-Winning Comedy Singer-Songwriter For Adult Audiences - blending her fantastically fun, highly original and multi award-winning, much-published and radio-broadcast Comedy Poems and Comedy Songs together with her Live Ventriloquism performed by her very 'Naughty But Nice' Ventriloquist Dummies! 

 

Merlynda's sophisticated yet naughtily satirical Comedy is perfect for Adult Audience Age Ranges: 40+ years/Mature Audiences.

 

As 'MERLYNDA JELLY-JAWS' she is also an experienced Walkabout & Street Ventriloquist-Puppeteer - Ideal for Outdoor & Indoor Public Family Events. 

For More Details: http://www.Merlynda.com

Tessa Skola is a comedy/character actress based in Fowey.

 

A former solo show dancer/author, she's worked in showbusiness since childhood-in theatre,film and TV incl: Judge John Deeds secretary,The Mummy,Harry Potters,Doc Martin,The Coroner,Delicious etc

 

Locally she performs with the award-winning Polruan Theatre Company.

http://tessaskola.com/

Matt is an experienced radio presenter and voice over artist.

 

He has been broadcasting since 1999 and has hosted breakfast shows for stations from Kent through to Devon.

 

He’s worked for radio stations like BBC Radio Kent, Gemini FM & Heart Southwest.

 

He is also an experienced voice over artist having voiced numerous character roles as well as phone answering systems, adverts and podcast intro and outros.

 

www.mrmattyoung.co.uk

 

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