SOPHIA MCLEAN by Ruth Crafer
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Studio F36, Out Of The Blue Drill Hall, 36 Dalmeny Street, Edinburgh EH6 8RG
Phone: 07538 918668
Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Glasgow City, Scotland, United Kingdom
Highland, Scotland, United Kingdom
Height:5'4" (162cm)
Weight:8st. 8lb. (54kg)
Playing Age:18 - 28 years
Appearance:Eastern European, Mediterranean, White
Eye Colour:Hazel
Hair Colour:Dark Brown
Hair Length:Long
Voice Character:Sincere
Voice Quality:Warm

About me:

The Spotlight Prize Finalist 2018 - | For 'Moby Dick' - “Second to its location, the production’s main hook is the enigmatic, unsettled and frankly mesmerising Captain Ahab, played expertly by Sophia McLean" - Bristol 24/7 | Home studio for audio / radio work

Stage Radio Film Rehearsed Reading Workshop Voice Over
2020, Stage, Hedda Gabler, Hedda Gabler, Greenwich Theatre / Lazarus, Sara Reimers
2020, Stage, Mitchell/Reid/Sheete/Emslie, See You in Court!, Ten Feet Tall Theatre / Aberdeen Performing Arts, Cameron Mowat
2019, Stage, Schalek/Anna, Die Letzten Tage der Menschheit, Theaterlabor Bielefeld - Germany / Creative Europe, Yuri Birte Anderson & Siegmar Schroeder
2019, Stage, Captain Ahab, Moby-Dick, Darkstuff / Tobacco Factory Bristol, Alison Farina
2019, Stage, Schalek/Anna, Ostatnie Dni Ludzkosci, Teatr A Part - Poland / Creative Europe, Yuri Birte Anderson & Marcin Herich
2019, Stage, Shona, Lost at Sea (World Premiere), Perth Theatre & No. 1 Tour, Ian Brown
2018, Stage, Schalek/Anna, The Last Days of Mankind, Leith Theatre / Creative Europe, Yuri Birte Anderson & John Paul McGroarty
2018, Stage, Mary, Queen of Scots, The Glove Thief, The Bunker, Sara Joyce
2018, Stage, Crofter's Wife, The Cheviot, the Stag, and the Black, Black Oil, Spotlight Prize Showcase, Sarah Frankcom & Atri Banerjee
2018, Stage, Various Roles, The Power Plays, Braw Fox, Jo Rush
2018, Stage, Lottie, Triggered, New Diorama, Gillian King
2018, Stage, Lady Windermere, Lady Windermere's Fan, Drama Studio London, Max Key
2018, Stage, Lady Fancyfull, The Provoked Wife, Drama Studio London, Granville Saxton
2017, Stage, Snow White, Snow White, Drama Studio London, John Griffiths
2017, Stage, Puck, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Drama Studio London, Kit Thacker
2017, Stage, Pol/Girl/Lucy, Scribble, Assembly Roxy (ART Award), Amy McKenzie
2017, Stage, Anne Boleyn, All is True (Henry VIII), Drama Studio London, Crispin Harris
2017, Stage, Lucio, Measure for Measure, Drama Studio London, Crispin Harris
2017, Stage, Irina, Three Sisters, Drama Studio London, Brendan Murray
2017, Stage, The Bride, Blood Wedding, Drama Studio London, Holly Wilson
2015, Stage, Carol, Carol of the Bells, Urban Fox, Amy McKenzie
2014, Stage, Flora, A Slight Ache, Colour It In / East Kilbride Arts
2014, Stage, Beverly, Abigail's Party, Colour It In / East Kilbride Arts
2020, Radio, Various, Robert Burns Collection, Almost Tangible, Carl Prekopp
2018, Radio, The Porter/Second Witch, Macbeth, Almost Tangible, Carl Prekopp
2018, Radio, Wife, Culturally Speaking..., Bison Arts, Jilly Bond
2018, Radio, Fisherwoman, 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea | Gregory Evans, BBC Radio Drama, Marc Beeby
2018, Radio, Lead, Bridges, Over the Clyde | Andy Edwards, Timber & Battery
2014, Radio, Jane Crowther, The Spinning Rotocropter | George Milne, SHMU FM, Shaun Balfour, Alec Westwood
2019, Film, Gregory, Romeo & Juliet, Jack Silver
2018, Film, Emma, Milk, Patrick Lau
2015, Film, Mhairi, An Sgian Fuar, Pictimage, Alec Westwood
Rehearsed Reading
2019, Rehearsed Reading, Sera/Louise, Invisible, Young Vic / CITWP / Tena Štivicic, Paul Anthony Morris
2019, Rehearsed Reading, Harriet, I Want You to F*ck Me | Gabriella Sloss, Playwrights' Studio Scotland, Stasi Schaeffer
2019, Rehearsed Reading, Younger Woman, The Good Poem | Ellen Renton, Playwrights' Studio Scotland, Fiona MacKinnon
2019, Rehearsed Reading, Dani, The Woods The Trees | Diane Stewart, Playwrights' Studio Scotland, Stasi Schaeffer
2016, Rehearsed Reading, Faith, You Are Now Connected, World Dramaturgy, Tom Brocklehurst
2020, Workshop, Gertrude, Hamlet, Ten Feet Tall Theatre / University of Aberdeen, Cameron Mowat
2019, Workshop, Sophia/Rose, Due Partite (English Translation), Aida Rocci
2019, Workshop, Fowle, The Dock Brief, Mountview, Will Holyhead
2019, Workshop, Remember the Future | Morna Young, Horsecross Arts/ Perth Theatre & Morna Young, Rosa Duncan
2018, Workshop, Sophia Jex-Blake, The Edinburgh Seven, John Kielty
2017, Workshop, Various Roles, The Last Days of Mankind, Theaterlabor Bielefeld & Leith Theatre, Yuri Birte Anderson & John Paul McGroarty
2015, Workshop, Maggie, Granite (Script Development), National Theatre of Scotland, Simon Sharkey
Voice Over
2018, Voice Over, Narrator, Noumenon (Short Film), Clemente Lohr
2014, Voice Over, Voice, Children's Panel Recruitment Campaign (Radio Ad), UNISON for The Scottish Government, Alfie Hayward
2014, Voice Over, Voice, Love It For Less (TV & Radio Ad), APS Group for Livingston Designer Outlet, Iain Stewart


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
Aberdeen*, American-Standard, Central Scottish, Cockney, Doric*, East European, English-Standard, Essex, Heightened RP, Highlands*, Middlesbrough, RP, Russian, Scottish-Standard
(* = Native/Fluent)
English*, Russian
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Bachata, Blues, Ceroc Dance*, Folk Singing*, Mezzo-Soprano, Salsa Dancing, Wheelchair Dance*
Performance:Audio Drama, Physical Theatre, Radio Drama, Sight-Reading (non-musical), Voice Acting, Voice Over, Voice Over + Home Studio, Voice Over Professional/Specialist
(* = highly skilled)
Archery, Horse-riding, Mountain Hiking, Stage Combat, Swimming (Open Water), Weight Training, Yoga
Other Skills:Firearms training, Hand Modelling, Wheelchair Dance Sport Instructor (qualified)


Drama Studio London, 2 year Diploma in Professional Acting, 2016-2018

Wheelchair Dance Sport Association, Level 2 Instructor Certification, 2015



'Best Ensemble' (Lost at Sea) Critics Awards for Theatre in Scotland Winner 2019

'Best Female Performance in a Radio Drama' (Macbeth) OneVoice Awards Nominee 2019

The Spotlight Prize Finalist 2018

Society of London Theatre’s Laurence Olivier Bursary Nominee 2017