SHAMIRA TURNER by Claire Grogan
Photo: Claire Grogan
3rd Floor, 207 Regent Street, London W1B 3HH
Phone: 020-7307 5939
Fax: 020-7580 4729
Mobile: 07727 037627
Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Height:5'7" (170cm)
Weight:8st. 5lb. (53kg)
Playing Age:23 - 35 years
Eye Colour:Blue
Hair Colour:Strawberry Blond(e)
Hair Length:Long
Voice Quality:Bright
Voice Character:Engaging

About me:

Coming soon: 6-part new audio series podcast 'The Undefinable'. "transfixingly talented cast member Shamira Turner" - Time Out on ‘Bucket List’. "Accordionist Shamira Turner's hilarious, knowing pout is worth the price of the ticket on its own.” - The Arts Desk on 'Orpheus'. Shamira is co-director of She Goat and a founding member of award-winning Little Bulb Theatre.

2020, Voice Over, Pea Expert, Mermaid, multiple characters, H.C. Andersen Museum (audio recording), H.C. Andersen Museum, Odense Kommune, Lewis Gibson (director), Daniel Handler (writer)
2020, Rehearsed Reading, Annika, Surprising Bees (work-in-progress), Robert Hudson (writer)
2020, Audio, Serena/Jack/Mrs. Robinson, Stuff & Nonsense (taxidermy radio sitcom), Featured on The Tall Tales Broadcast System podcast (1 May 2020), Anna Savoury (writer)
2020, Stage, Greyvina, Chloe and the Colour Catcher, Theatre Ad Infinitum, Nir Paldi
2019, Stage, Dude, The Undefinable, Camden People's Theatre, She Goat (Shamira Turner & Eugénie Pastor)
2019, Stage, Pioneer multiple characters, guitar & autoharp, Mountain Music, Little Bulb Theatre, Alexander Scott, Rural UK Tour
2019, Rehearsed Reading, Player, Mirror (R&D), Little Bulb Theatre, Alexander Scott, R&D at NT Studio
2019, Rehearsed Reading, Multiple characters, Preconceived (R&D), Jon Luke McKie, Camden People's Theatre
2019, Rehearsed Reading, Townsperson, mask and accordionist, La Tarantella (R&D), Little Bulb Theatre, Alexander Scott, R&D at Royal Opera House
2019, Stage, Nick, The Future, Little Bulb Theatre, Alexander Scott, Battersea Arts Centre
2019, Stage, Thomas Spence, Human Jam, Camden People's Theatre, Brian Logan & company
2018, Stage, Triplet, Multiple roles & Accordionist, Orpheus, Battersea Arts Centre, Alexander Scott, Little Bulb Theatre
2018, Stage, Spider, An Execution, Camden People's Theatre, Gemma Brockis (Shunt)
2018, Stage, Sylvie/Prewitt + cast, Brighton Rock, Pilot Theatre, York Theatre Royal, Esther Richardson
2018, Stage, Doppelgänger, DoppelDanger, She Goat, Wardrobe Theatre (Bristol) + UK tour
2017, Stage, American teen, Underling & Other Roles, Soho Young Playwrights (8 short plays), Soho Theatre, Charlotte Bennett
2017, Stage, Shamira the Musician + Santa, Cinderella and The Beanstalk, The Sleeping Trees, Tom Attenborough, The Old Market
2017, Stage, Triplet/Accordionist/Fury/Hermes/Boatman/Horse, Orpheus, Little Bulb Theatre, Brisbane Festival, Australia
2017, Stage, Doppelgänger, DoppelDänger (premiere), Battersea Arts Centre, She Goat
2017, Stage, President & male characters, singer/guitarist, Bucket List, BAC & UK tour, Theatre Ad Infinitum, Nir Paldi
2016, Television, Neighbour, Accordionist & puppeteer, CBeebies' The Nutcracker, BBC CBeebies, Jon Spooner
2016, Stage, Doppelgänger, singer, multi-instrumentalist, DoppelDänger (preview shows), Camden Peoples Theatre, She Goat
2016, Stage, Robert Robertson, Golem, 1927, World tour incl: Sydney Theatre Company, and Lincoln Centre, New York, Suzanne Andrade
2015, Stage, Robert Robertson, Golem, 1927, Young Vic, and Trafalgar Studios, Suzanne Andrade
2015, Stage, Triplet/Accordion/Ensemble, Orpheus, Little Bulb Theatre, Royal Opera House Linbury Studio/UK touring
2015, Web Series, Posh housemate (episode 1), Limbo, Limbo, Martin Franks
2014, Stage, Triplet/Accordion/Fury/Hermes/Boatman/Horse, Orpheus, Little Bulb Theatre, Salzburg Festival, Austria
2015, Rehearsed Reading, "The Girl"/Ensemble/Puppeteer, KITE (R&D), The Wrong Crowd, Rachael Canning
2013, Stage, Tony/Sally/Tracy, Squally Showers, Little Bulb, The Shed at the National Theatre
2013, Stage, Accordionist (Actor/musician), Le Cabaret Calamiteux, Compagnie L'Immediat, La Breche in Cherbourg, Camille Boitel
2013, Stage, Improviser/Musician, La machinajouer, Compagnie L'Immediat, Salle de La Galerie Fuveau, Camille Boitel
2017, Concert, Accordionist, singer, Hot Club de Bulb, Little Bulb Theatre, National Theatre Riverstage
2013, Stage, Triplet/Accordion/Fury/Hermes/Boatman/Horse, Orpheus, Little Bulb Theatre, Battersea Arts Centre
2012, Stage, Charlotte, The Marvellous & Unlikely Fete of Little Upper Downing, Little Bulb Theatre, UK rural tour
2011, Stage, Alice, Operation Greenfield, Little Bulb Theatre, Soho Theatre & UK tour
2011, Concert, Singer/Musician, Goose Party (a theatrical gig experience), Little Bulb, Summerhall in Edinburgh & UK tour
2010, Stage, Clod/Ratty, Tortoise, Shanty Fiasco, Lounge on the Farm in Canterbury
2009, Musical, Evelyn, Sporadical, Little Bulb Theatre, Forest Fringe in Edinburgh
2009, Stage, Sophia, Crocosmia, Little Bulb, Battersea Arts Centre & UK tour
2016, Site Specific, The Woman, Tower (R&D), Lucy Thornett
2017, Voice Over, Dragon Boat Paddler (English voice over), Five Short Blasts, Theater der Welt, Hamburg, Madeleine Flynn & Tim Humphreys


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-Standard, English-Standard*, Geordie, Heightened RP, RP, Somerset
(* = Native/Fluent)
English*, French
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
A Cappella, Accordion, Alto, Autoharp, Blues, Cabaret Singing, Choral Singing, Classical Singing, Contact Improvisation, Guitar, Guitar-Electric, Harmonica, Keytar, Melodica, Mezzo-Soprano, Scat Singing, Singer-Songwriter, Soprano
Performance:Actor-Musician, Actor-Singer, Children's Theatre, Comedy, Mask, Outdoor Performances, Physical Theatre, Poetry Reading, Story Telling
(* = highly skilled)
Pilates, Swimming, Yoga
Vehicle Licences:Car Driving Licence
Other Skills:Cooking/Baking, Devising, Drama Workshop Leader, Improvisation, Knitting, Lyricist, Mime, Puppetry, Vocal Workshop Leader, Writer


University of Kent + 1 year abroad at University of California San Diego, Masters in Theatre and Drama: 1st Class Honours, 2006 - 2010

RADA, Acting Shakespeare intensive, 2006

New York Film Academy, Acting for Film course, 2006