Graduate - Female

XIAOLAI CHEN by Michael Wharley
Photo: Michael Wharley
7 Leicester Place, London WC2H 7RJ
Phone: 020-7437 7631
Fax: 020-7437 5881
E-mail: enquiries@spotlight.com
WWW: www.spotlight.com
Trained at
Manchester Metropolitan University, 70 Oxford Street, Manchester M1 5NH
Phone: 0161-247 1751
E-mail: artschool@mmu.ac.uk
WWW: www.theatre.mmu.ac.uk
Location:United Kingdom
Height:5'7" (170cm)
Weight:7st. 9lb. (49kg)
Playing Age:16 - 25 years
Appearance:Asian, Chinese, East Asian
Eye Colour:Brown
Hair Colour:Black
Voice Quality:Gentle
Voice Character:Sensitive


2016, Educational, Superhero daughter, Superhero Family BBC Mandarin Learning, BBC
2016, Stage, Puck, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Manchester School of Theatre, Lucia Fox
2016, Stage, The model, The Blue Room, Manchester School of Theatre, David Shirley
2016, Stage, Katrin/Second Mother, The Europeans, Manchester School of Theatre, Christopher Hunter
2016, Stage, Portia, The Merchant of Venice, Manchester School of Theatre, Lucia Fox
2016, Still Photography, Candice, Never Go Home, Public Burning Theatre, James Harker
2015, Animation, Game rig, Game rig, Cubic Motion
2015, Stage, Claire, The Maids, Manchester School of Theatre, Lawrence Evans
2012, Stage, Na Ying, A Canteen Card, Zhejiang Arts Theatre, Zhonglian Xia
Stage, Shen Te/Shui Ta, The Good Soul of Szechuan, Cambridge School of Visual & Performing Arts, Jean Stewart
2016, Workshop, RSC Graduates, RSC Graduates Workshop, RSC, RSC
2015, Stage, Brutopian, Brutopia, Manchester School of Theatre, David Salter
2013, Workshop, Meisner Technique workshop, Cambridge School of Visual&Performing Arts, Drama Centre
2017, Stage, Jasmine, Earthquakes in London, Manchester School of Theatre, Sebastian Harcombe
2017, Stage, Betsey Trotwood, David Copperfield, Manchester School of Theatre, Chris Honer
2017, Short Film, Wormwood, Venus in Retrograde, Katherine Canty


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-Standard, Cantonese, Chinese*, English-Standard, Heightened RP, Japanese, Korean, London, Mandarin*
(* = Native/Fluent)
Chinese, English*
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Ballet, Chinese Dance*, Choral Singing, Contemporary Dance, Dance (general), Hip Hop Dance, Jazz Dancing, Mezzo-Soprano, Period Dancing, Street Jazz, Vocal Range: Soprano bottom G to top C (belt to B), Waltz
Performance:Actor-Singer, APC Basic Rapier & Dagger, APC Basic Unarmed, Motion Capture, Musical Comedy, Musical Theatre, Physical Theatre, Public Speaking, Sight-Reading (non-musical), Story Telling, Voice Over
(* = highly skilled)
Cycling, Mountain Hiking, Stage Combat, Sword Fighting, Table Tennis, Volleyball, Yoga
Other Skills:Photographic Model


Manchester School of Theatre (MMU), Acting, 3 years, 2014-2017

Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, Acting for Screen, 1 year, 2017-2018