Spotlight: YUYU RAU


YUYU RAU by Charlie Carter
Photo: Charlie Carter
The Heights, London NW3 6XS
Phone: 020 7813 1106
Height:5'4" (162cm)
Weight:7st. 8lb. (48kg)
Playing Age:27 - 36 years
Appearance:Chinese, East Asian, Japanese
Eye Colour:Brown
Hair Colour:Black
Hair Length:Short
Voice Character:Friendly
Voice Quality:Warm

About me:

*Yuyu won the best supporting actress in 2020 for her role as Maggie in Estranged at Flick Film Festival.

*She's starring as one of the leads Fufu in BBC3 CHINESE BURN.


on TED Talk:


Television Stage Short Film Workshop Web Series Further Credits
2019, Television, The nurse, Yan, Chimerica, Channel 4, Michael Keillor
2018, Television, Fufu / Co-lead, Chinese Burn, BBC3, Chris Cottam
2016, Television, The leading judge, One Child, BBC2, John Alexander
2015, Television, Paramedic, Marley's Ghost, UKTV Gold, Ben Gosling Fuller
2019, Stage, Yuyu, Border Tales (5 stars Edinburgh Fringe), Protein, Luca Silvestrini
2018, Stage, Ensemble, Julie, National Theatre, Carrie Cracknell
2014, Stage, Ensemble, Teh Internet is Serious Business, Royal Court, Hamish Pirie
2014, Stage, Women of Corinth/ Ensemble, Medea, National Theatre, Carrie Cracknell
2013, Stage, Female lead, TED Global, TED Talk, Hetain Patel
2012, Stage, Female lead, Be Like Water, Royal Opera House - Linbury Theatre, Hetain Patel
Short Film
2020, Short Film, Maggie / Co-lead, Estranged, Jolliffe Productions, Dez Gray
2019, Short Film, Hongping Zhang / Lead, The Affair, Frank Cheng
2018, Short Film, Beth / Co-lead, Aminah, IWcreations, Isaac Williams
2016, Short Film, Yang / Co-lead, Censor, London Film School, Dezhou Li
2019, Workshop, Ensemble, Dear Neverland, Mercury Theatre, Nancy Kettle/ Dan Sherer
2018, Workshop, Ensemble, All the Dying Voices, National Theatre studio, Simeilia Hodge-Dallawa
2018, Workshop, Ensemble, The Silence of the Stars, National Theatre studio, Dan Sherer
2014, Workshop, Ensemble/ Co-devising, Nuclear War, ATC Theatre, Ramin Gray
Web Series
2018, Web Series, T'ea / Lead, Un/Packing (Comedy), Fateful productions, Oliver Mason
2016, Web Series, Yoyo / Co-lead, Chinese Girls in London (Comedy), Sureality, Sean Power/ Yennis Cheung
Further Credits
2018, Site Specific, Pythia / Lead, Hunch, University Arms, Cambridge, Emma Smith
2012, Site Specific, Ensemble/ Co-devising, Crossroad, Protein, Luca Silvestrini
2018, Voice Over, Ayra (Chinese Mandarin), Digital Garage, Google, House of Greenland
2015, Voice Over, Mandarin speaker, Hitman: Agent 47, Goldcrest Post Production


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
Chinese*, Japanese, Korean
(* = Native/Fluent)
Cantonese, Chinese*, English*, Japanese, Mandarin*, Taiwanese*
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Argentine Tango*, Ballet*, Bharatnatyam Dance, Butoh Dance (Japan), Contact Improvisation*, Contemporary Dance*, Dance (general)*, Freestyle Dance*, Japanese Fan Dance*, Lyrical Dance, National Dancing*, Pointe
Performance:Comedy, Dancer-Professional, Interactive Performance, Laban Training, Meisner Technique, Outdoor Performances, Physical Theatre, Presenting, Professional Dancer, Story Telling, Street Theatre, TV Presenting, Voice Acting, Voice Over
(* = highly skilled)
Badminton, Cycling, Kung Fu, Martial Arts*, Pilates, Qigong*, RollerSkating, Running, Tai Chi, Yoga*
Other Skills:Calligraphy, Choreographer (professional), Cooking/Baking, Dance Teacher, Event Host (experienced), Knitting, Model-professional, Origami, Palm Reading, Photographic Model, Pilates, Translating, Translator