Spotlight: JAMES BOAL


JAMES BOAL by Matthew Thomas
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Studio F36, Out Of The Blue Drill Hall, 36 Dalmeny Street, Edinburgh EH6 8RG
Phone: 07538 918668
Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom
Height:5'11" (180cm)
Playing Age:21 - 30 years
Eye Colour:Blue
Hair Colour:Dark Brown
Hair Length:Short
Facial Hair:Full Set
Voice Character:Engaging
Voice Quality:Strong

About me:

Stage Short Film Music Video Internet Rehearsed Reading Pantomime
2018, Stage, Mother Superior, Trainspotting Live, James Seabright Ltd, Adam Spreadbury-Maher
2017, Stage, Petruchio, Taming of the Shrew, Bard in the Botanics, Gordon Barr
2017, Stage, Algernon, The Importance of Being Earnest, Queen Margaret University, Robin Wilson
2017, Stage, William Shakespeare, The Shakespeare's: Scenes from a Marriage, Edinburgh Napier University, Donna Soto-Morettini
2016, Stage, Evan, For the Love of Cousins, Blazing Hyena, Catherine Exposito
2016, Stage, Mr N Pattie, Living Like A Moth, Blazing Hyena, Jack Elliot
2016, Stage, Thor, Mermalade, Manhattan Children's Theatre Company, Laura Stevens
2016, Stage, James Gordon, One, Two, Three, Yippee!, Blazing Hyena, Catherine Exposito
2014, Stage, Big Kev, All This Time, That's Lunch Productions, Michael Shand
2014, Stage, Doug, The Cliff, That's Lunch Productions, Michael Shand
2014, Stage, Christy, The Lieutenant of Inishmore, In Your Face Theatre, Christopher Rybak
2013, Stage, Henry, That Face, Transfer Theatre, Roger Dane
2012, Stage, Todd, Far Away, Staged Assault, Helen Donnelly
2012, Stage, Claxton, Light Shining in Buckinghamshire, The Lyric Theatre, Philip Crawford
2012, Stage, Lee, Vera Vera Vera, Transfer Theatre, Roger Dane
2011, Stage, Egeon/Merchant 3, The Comedy of Errors, The Lyric Theatre, Patrick J O'Reilly
Short Film
2019, Short Film, Butler, Burrell, Glasgow City Council, Clyde Lawson
2019, Short Film, Emilio, Inside the Black Box/Out of Pandora's Box, Multichannel TV, Jono Smith
2016, Short Film, Ryan, Bots Vs Heroes, Broken Blonde, Charlie Parker
2015, Short Film, Fedora, Dames!, Videostar Productions, David C. Murphy
2015, Short Film, Dale, The Cruelty of Beauty, Dragonstone Pictures, Simon Fox
2014, Short Film, Tim, Dead Cats, Screen Academy Scotland, Leon Francis Brehony
2013, Short Film, Mr Cain, Growing Pains, Titanic Vision Entertainment, Philip McAleavey
2013, Short Film, Brian, Normality, Red Dream Productions/NI Screen, John Stewart
2012, Short Film, John, Signing Off, BBCNI, Padraig O'Grady
2012, Short Film, Adam, The Faint Hearted, Wolfgate Media, Jonathan Hayes
Music Video
2018, Music Video, Man, Noah Noah - The Lives of Others, OnRed, Gareth Goodlad
2017, Music Video, Man, Noah Noah - Thick as Theives, OnRed, Gareth Goodlad
2014, Music Video, Quince, Crazy Perfect, Broken Blonde, Charlie Parker
2016, Internet, The Ghost of Christmas Past, Metalheadz, Dragonstone Pictures, Simon Fox
2015, Internet, Man, M.U.F.F., Broken Blonde, David Wilkinson
Rehearsed Reading
2012, Rehearsed Reading, Host/Barman/Wesley Jones, Write Night, The Lyric Theatre, Helen Donnelly/Louise Davidson
2017, Pantomime, Prince/Beast, Beauty and the Beast, The Brunton, Mark Cox


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-Standard, Belfast, Central Scottish, English-Standard, Heightened RP, Irish-Northern*, Irish-Southern, RP, Scottish-Standard
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Baritone, Singing (general)
Performance:Actor-Singer, Audio Drama, Children's Theatre, Comedy, Dubbing, Immersive Performance, Outdoor Performances, Physical Theatre, Poetry Reading, Radio Drama, Sight-Reading (non-musical), Theatre In Education, Voice Acting, Voice Over
Other Skills:Bartender, Cooking/Baking, Devising, Drama Workshop Leader, Narration, Workshop Leader (Acting)


Edinburgh Napier University, Acting for Stage and Screen, 2 years, 2015 - 2017

Queen Margaret University, Drama and Performance, 2 years, 2013 - 2015

Bruiser Theatre Company, Graduate Academy, 2013

Accidental Theatre Company, Joerg Andrees: Michael Chekhov Workshop, 2013

Belfast Metropolitan College, Acting, 3 years, 2010 - 2013

Queens University Belfast, Open Learning: Playing Hamlet, 2012

The Lyric Theatre Drama Studio, 2011 - 2012