CATHY SHIEL by John Nichols
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Number 5, 651 Rochdale Road, Manchester M9 5SH
Phone: 0161 277 9360 / 020 7206 2759
Fax: 0161 237 1904
Mobile: 07427 616549
Greater Manchester, England, United Kingdom
West Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
South Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
Height:5'4" (162cm)
Weight:11st. 4lb. (72kg)
Playing Age:21 - 38 years
Actual Age:37 years
Appearance:White, Eastern European
Eye Colour:Green
Hair Colour:Auburn
Hair Length:Mid Length
Voice Character:Earthy
Voice Quality:Gentle


2018, Short Film, Sandra Newall, Utah Dreams, Ch4 Random Acts, Antony Barkworth-Knight
2017, Comedy, Clown, Performers Playground, Clown Lab, Mark Winstanley
2017, Documentary, Teacher, My Name is Pedro, Sweet 180 productions, Lillian LaSalle
2017, Pantomime, Jasmin/Elephant, Aladdin, Outside the Box Productions, Stephen Costello
2017, Stage, Cyril/Puppeteer, Cyril the Squirrel, Clown Fest Mcr, Mark Winstanley
2016, Stage, Rosie Red/Puppeteer, Cyril the Squirrel, Cosy Goat Theatre, Ryan Greaves
2015, Rehearsed Reading, Rosie Red, Cyril the Squirrel, Cosy Goat Theatre, Ryan Greaves
2014, Music Video, Pubs P Puppet, Realisation, ABK, Antony Barkworth-Knight
2014, Stage, Bob Cratchit/Puppeteer, A Christmas Carol, The Undiscovered Theatre Company, Jennifer Dean
2014, Stage, Lady Macbeth/Bianca/Tamara, Shakespeare's Deadly Sins, Conor McKee Productions, Wyllie Longmore
2013, Animation, Dancer, White Paint, ABK, Antony Barkworth-Knight
2013, Music Video, Woman, Red Guards Carrera, ABK, Antony Barkworth-Knight
2013, Stage, Lady Macbeth/Witch Puppet, Macbeth, Conor McKee Productions, Wyllie Longmore
2013, Stage, Sam, Truth About Youth, Royal Exchange Studio, Andrew Barry
2012, Radio, Vicky, After the rain, Shortwaves, Sarah Myott
2012, Rehearsed Reading, Various, Script4Stage, Conor McKee Productions, Wyllie Longmore
2012, Short Film, Soul thief, Flight, ABK, Antony Barkworth-Knight
2012, Short Film, Debs, Missing Pieces, MMU, Alex Mallender
2012, Stage, Lady Macbeth/ Witch Puppet, Macbeth, Conor McKee Productions, Wyllie Longmore
2012, Stage, Vic, Thrasher, Conor McKee Productions, Wyllie Longmore
2011, Educational, Abi, Strangeways, Partners of Prisoners, Sorayh Anderson
2011, Feature Film, Pregnant Scally, PULP, Reels In Motion, Shaun Mager
2010, Short Film, Classy woman, Avarice, James Jones, James Jones
2009, Stage, Sara, The Maisefield, Cheshire Rural Touring Network, Peter Southcott
2008, Musical, Sharon, Innit the musical, Mickey Dacks, David O'Shea
2008, Stage, Tilly, Lord Hathertons Penny, Eturia Cafe Theatre, Gill Adamson
2007, Rehearsed Reading, Girl, On Saturdays this bed is Poland, MMU, Julie Wilkinson
2006, Rehearsed Reading, Rose, Red Rose, M6 Theatre Company, Romy Baskerville
2006, Rehearsed Reading, Daughter, The Bomb, Action Transport Theatre, Kevin Dyer
2006, Short Film, Emma, Rain, Screen Yorkshire, Carla McKinney
2005, Comedy, Sheila, Speedating, The Comedy Store, Andrew McHugh
2005, Stage, Cara, Scorcher, Action Transport Theatre, Joe Sumsion


Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Choral Singing, Majorette, Mezzo, Singing (general)
Performance:Actor-Singer, Children's Theatre, Clown, Corporate Roleplay, Mask, Physical Theatre, Role Play, Skin Work, Story Telling
Vehicle Licences:Car Driving Licence
Other Skills:Devising, Drama Workshop Leader, Face Painting, Improvisation, Puppetry, Puppetry-Hand, Puppetry-Rod, Shadow Puppetry, Teacher (qualified), Workshop Leader


(2017) Clown Lab - Performers Playground

(2016) Puppetry 1-1 Sian Kidd

(2015) Le Jeu Clowning Phillipe Gaulier

(2015) Manchester Clown Lab

(2014) Puppetry workshop Thingamajig Theatre

(2014) John Wright Simple Clown

(2014) Coal Theatre Devising

(2014) BADC Stage Combat

(2013) Early Years Teacher

(2012) Clown Lab

(2001-2004) Manchester Metropolitan School of Theatre BA Hons Theatre Arts Acting