Spotlight: DOUG CROSSLEY

DOUG CROSSLEY

DOUG CROSSLEY by Jennie Scott
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Artist's Website: www.dougcrossley.com
Location:
Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Height:6'2" (187cm)
Weight:14st. 9lb. (93kg)
Playing Age:30 - 40 years
Actual Age:34 years
Appearance:White
Nationality:British
Eye Colour:Brown
Hair Colour:Dark Brown
Hair Length:Short
Facial Hair:Beard
  

Currently appearing:

Doug is also a writer* and improviser, he performs improv comedy regularly with The Free Association, London. He'll be performing in I'M NOT HERE TO MAKE FRIENDS The Improvised Reality TV Show at Vaults Festival on 5th, 8th and 12th February 2020. Tickets available here: https://vaultfestival.com/whats-on/im-not-here-to-make-friends/

Stage Comedy Television Commercial Short Film Rehearsed Reading Musical
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Stage
2019, Stage, Writer/Performer, Give Me One Moment in Time, Oxford Playhouse/Pleasance Futures, Paul Hunter
2015, Stage, Writer, Between The Riot and the Rainbow, Arcola Theatre PlayWROUGHT Festival of New Writing, Phil Bartlett
2011, Stage, Keith, Life Support, York Theatre Royal, Kirsty Patrick Ward
2008, Stage, Lee/Max, TURF, Bush Theatre, Anthea Williams
Comedy
2020, Comedy, Improviser, I'm Not Here To Make Friends, Free Association/Vaults Festival, Naomi Petersen
2019, Comedy, Improviser, Harold Night, Free Association, Graham Dickson
Television
2020, Television, Friend, Down from London, Topic / Mermade, Jim Archer
2015, Television, Writer, Fairies, BAFTA Rocliffe Comedy List Winner
Commercial
2019, Commercial, Improviser, Wrigley's Extra - My Personal Space Live Stream, AMV BBDO, Richard Hunter
2018, Commercial, Writer/Creative, Cheerios Morning Therapy, McCann/Nestle, Jim Owen
2017, Commercial, Featured Performer, Lotto - If you won..., AMV BBDO, Richard Laxton
2015, Commercial, Writer/Creative, How to Satisy a Woman with Nestle Fitness, McCann/Nestle, Phil Lind
2012, Commercial, Lead, Heat Moments TV Promo, Box TV, Nick Bentley
Short Film
2009, Short Film, Jalal, School of Curry, London Film School, Seemab Gul
Rehearsed Reading
2019, Rehearsed Reading, Various Roles, Bygone, National Film and Television School, Owen Morgan
2010, Rehearsed Reading, Various Roles, 50 Ways to Leave Your Lover, Bush Theatre, Anthea Williams
Musical
2007, Musical, Big Deal, West Side Story, Gordon Craig Theatre, Scott St Martyn
2006, Musical, Larry, A Chorus Line, Gordon Craig Theatre, Scott St Martyn

Skills:

Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
English-Standard, Essex, Heightened RP, London, RP, Scottish-Standard, Stoke-on-Trent*, Welsh-Standard
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Baritone, Cabaret Singing, Dance (general), Singer-Songwriter, Singing (general), Ukulele
Performance:Actor-Singer, BADC Intermediate, Comedy, Comedy Improv, Corporate Roleplay, Musical Comedy, Public Speaking, Sight-Reading (non-musical), Story Telling, Writer/Director - Comedy Fringe
Other Skills:Comedy Songwriting, Devising, Drama Workshop Leader, Improvisation, Juggling, Scriptwriter (professional), Workshop Leader, Writer

Training:

Guildford School of Acting, BA (Hons) Acting, 3 years, 2003-2006

Spotlight Prize Winner 2006

BRIT School of Performing Arts, BTec, 2001-2003

Improv Comedy Training with Free Association, London (All levels)

*Doug is also a playwright and has studied on invited writer's groups at The Royal Court, Soho, Bush and Arcola Theatres.

Past writing accolades include being a finalist for the Mercury Weinberger playwriting prize 2019, writer-on-attachment with Oxford Playhouse, BAFTA Rocliffe Forum List winner 2015. Plays have previously been shortlisted for BBC Writersroom, the Old Vic 12 (twice), and longlisted for Best Play at Writer’s Guild of Great Britain, Verity Bargate Award (Soho Theatre) Perfect Pitch New Writing Award (Theatre Royal Stratford East)