KARINA JONES by John Nichols
Photo: John Nichols
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Barley Mow Centre, Barley Mow Passage, Chiswick, London W4 4PH
Phone: 020 7348 7875
Mobile: 07774 852364
Height:5'5" (165cm)
Weight:8st. 7lb. (54kg)
Playing Age:36 - 46 years
Appearance:Eastern European, Scandinavian, White
Eye Colour:Blue
Hair Colour:Blond(e)
Hair Length:Long
Voice Quality:Clear
Voice Character:Earthy

Currently appearing:

Karina is part of the RSC Rep Company 2019/2020. Currently performing in ‘As You Like It’ and ‘Measure for Measure’ at the Barbican Theatre until Jan 2020 and touring the UK until April 2020. Listen to recent interview with BBC Radio 4 here -

Stage Television Circus Further Credits
2020, Stage, Sister Francisca/US Abhorson and Provost, Measure for Measure (Barbican Theatre/UK tour), Royal Shakespeare Company, Greg Doran
2020, Stage, Olivia Martext/US Jaques, As You Like It (Barbican Theatre/UK tour), Royal Shakespeare Company, Kimberley Sykes
2019, Stage, Sister Francisca/US Provost and Abhorson, Measure for Measure, Royal Shakespeare Company, Greg Doran
2019, Stage, Martext/U/S Jaques, As You Like It, Royal Shakespeare Company, Kimberley Sykes
2018, Stage, Gronya, Blind Drunk in Llandudno (R&D), National Theatre Wales/Sheffield Theatres, Charlotte Lewis
2018, Stage, Robyn 33/Woman, The Trouble with Access (R&D), Vital Xposure, Alyson Campbell
2017, Stage, Susy, Wait Until Dark (UK Tour), Original Theatre Company, Alastair Whatley
2017, Stage, Julia Pastrana, The Tragic life and Triumphant Death of Julia Pastrana, Hope Mill Theatre, Colleen Prendergast
2016, Stage, Vomitch, Maddy and the Invisible Band of Groovers, Invisible Flash Theatre Company, Alex Bulmer
2015, Stage, Alice, Weighting (Tour), Extraordinary Bodies, Claire Hodgson & Billy Alwen
Stage, Multi-role, In Water I'm Weightless, National Theatre Wales, John McGrath
2014, Stage, Babs Crotchet, A Christmas Carol, The Little English Theatre, Stephan Bessant
2014, Stage, Enoch Powell, Plays in a Day, Bethany Pitts
2014, Stage, Mermaid, & Various, The Freak Show, Cheltenham Everyman Theatre, Andy Burden
2014, Stage, Vomich & Mum, Maddie, Invisible Flash Theatre Company, Alex Bulmer
2012, Stage, Various, In Water I'm Weightless, The National Theatre of Wales, John McGrath
2012, Stage, Mrs Pat / Archie the Macaw, The Man Who Lived Twice, Birds of Paradise TC, Alison Peebles
2011, Stage, Yvette, Mother Courage, Birds of Paradise TC, Morven Gregor
2008, Stage, Singer, Liar, Sounds of Progress, TAG & Citizens-Glasgow, Guy Holland
2008, Stage, Frida, Offshore, Birds of Paradise TC, Shona Rattray
2008, Stage, Woman 1, The Blind, Future Ruins, Jack McNamara
2007, Stage, Lilly, Flower Girls, Graeae & New Wolsey, Ipswich, Peter Rowe & Jenny Sealey
2005, Stage, Freddie, Smudge, In Tandem, Jessica Higgs
2005, Stage, Aqua, The Last Freak Show, Fittings Theatre Co, Jamie Beddard
2004, Stage, Multi Role, A Christmas Carol, Aztec Theatre Co.
2004, Stage, Lead Role, On Blindness, Frantic Assembly / Paines Plough Theatre Co.
2003, Stage, Beatrice Joanna, The Changeling, National Tour
2003, Stage, The Vagina Monologues, Cochrane Theatre Co.
2002, Stage, Lead Role (Manchester Evening News Award nominee), Crystal Clear, Lowry Theatre, Caroline Clegg
2002, Stage, Esmerelda (Lead Role), King of Fools, Gary Robson
2002, Stage, Lead Role, The Fly, Manchester Royal Exchange, Gary Robson
2002, Stage, Maria Von Paradies (Lead), Without a Trace, Tron Theatre, Glasgow, Gerda Stevenson
2000, Stage, Alex, Message in a Bottle, Peter Rumney
1999, Stage, Image, Spellbound, Hayward Gallery, Peter Greenaway
2018, Television, Ruth, CHIMERICA, Playground Entertainment/Channel 4, Michael Keillor
2015, Television, Various Roles, Off Their Rockers Blue Badge Specials, ITV, Various Directors
2005, Television, Naomi, The Bill, Thames Television
2002, Television, Victim, Crimewatch, BBC Television
1998, Television, A Date With... (Featuring Tony Slattery)
2013, Circus, Alice (Aerial hoop/silks), Weighting, Extraordinary Bodies, Claire Hodgson & Billie Alwen
2015, Circus, Featured Solo Ariel Performer, Cerebal Palsy World Games Opening Ceremony, Cirque Bijou, Jamie Beddard
2016, Circus, Aerialist, Terry Riley in C (Colston Hall), The British Paraorchestra/Extrordinary Bodies, Charles Hazelwood/Claire Hodgson/Billy Olwen
2016, Circus, Aerialist, Two week residency, Circus Oz (Melbourne), Various Directors
2017, Circus, The Bird, Taking Flight, Rogue Play Theatre Company, Kim Charnock
Further Credits
2018, Rehearsed Reading, Karina/Older Woman Present, And Others, National Theatre/Graeae Theatre Company, Jenny Sealey
2015, Audio, Various, Flatland, Extant, Maria O'Shoddy
2013, Radio, Tash and Computer, - Series 4&5, Radio 4, David Hunter
2013, Site Specific, Fear, Everyday Hero, Bicycle Ballet, Karen Polly
2011, Radio, Tash, Series 3, BBC Radio, David Hunter
2010, Radio, Tash, Series 2, BBC Radio, David Hunter
2006, Rehearsed Reading, Sarah, Aftertaste, Young Vic, Roxanna Silbert
2006, Rehearsed Reading, Christina, Service, Graeae Theatre Company, Rachael Bagshaw
2003, Corporate, Lead Role, 6 Part Corporate Soap, Simon Holder


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-California, American-New York, American-Standard, Australian, Birmingham, Cockney, Dublin, Edinburgh, French, Glasgow, Liverpool, London, Manchester, RP, Welsh-Standard
(* = Native/Fluent)
English*, French
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Belly Dancing*, Contemporary Dance, Mezzo-Soprano, Singing (general)
Performance:Aerial Hoop, Silks, Voice Acting, Voice Over
(* = highly skilled)
Horse-riding, Running, Scuba Diving*, Weight Training, Yoga*
Other Skills:Acrobatics, Circus Aerial Work, Dialect Coach, Director, Improvisation, Qualified Massage Therapist, Trapeze, Voice Coach (professional)


Royal Central School of Speech and Drama - MA Voice and Accent Studies (Nominated for BEST ACTRESS at MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS AWARDS 2012)

Liverpool Hope University - BA Drama and English Literature

Green Top Circus -Aerial Performers Course

The National Centre of Circus Arts London

Associate Director of Invisible Flash Theatre Company

Audio Description Consultant