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VICTORIA BALSTER

VICTORIA BALSTER by David Lynch
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ROB GROVES PERSONAL MANAGEMENT
Phone: 020-7125 0207
Fax: 07092 873538
Mobile: 07740 348350
E-mail: rob@robgroves.co.uk
WWW: www.robgroves.co.uk
Location:
Devon, England, United Kingdom
Bath and North East Somerset, England, United Kingdom
Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Height:5'9" (175cm)
Weight:9st. 11lb. (62kg)
Playing Age:25 - 35 years
Appearance:White
Nationality:British
Other:Equity
Eye Colour:Green
Hair Colour:Dark Brown
Hair Length:Long
Voice Character:Engaging
Voice Quality:Strong

About me:

Victoria is delighted to be playing the roles of Titania & Hippolyta in Shakespeare's classic play "A Midsummer Night's Dream" with award winning Film & Theatre Company The South Devon Players.

Performing at The Bristol Shakespeare Festival on Friday 3rd July, Plymouth TBC, The Brixham Theatre on Friday 21st & Saturday 22nd August 2020 (including matinee), as well as touring to various venues over the South West this Summer.

For more information please visit: www.southdevonplayers.com

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Stage
2020, Stage, Titania & Hippolyta, A Midsummer Night's Dream, South Devon Players Theatre & Film Company, Steve Stapleton
2020, Stage, Theatre School Finalists, Exeter Living Awards, Exeter Living 2020, Theatre Train Exeter
2020, Stage, Director - The Venue Theatre Uffculme, Honk!, Theatre Train Exeter, Victoria Balster
2019, Stage, Chaperone - The Royal Albert Hall, Move!, Theatre Trains 25 Year Anniversary, Kevin Dowsett
2019, Stage, Director - The Venue Theatre Uffculme, Romeo & Juliet, Theatre Train Exeter, Victoria Balster
2018, Stage, Chaperone - The Cygnet Theatre Exeter, Annie, Theatre Train Exeter, Paul Clark
2017, Stage, Chaperone, The Enormous Turnip, Junk Monkey Theatre Company, Flo Witcombe
2016, Stage, Director, Fright Night, Pauline Quirke Academy, Pavilion's Theatre Teignmouth
2016, Stage, Vocalist, Out of Isca, Exmoor Riverside Music Festival, Victoria Balster
2016, Stage, Vocalist, Out of Isca, Moorhayes Music Festival Tiverton, Victoria Balster
2015, Stage, Vocalist, Out of Isca, Shaldon Water Carnival, Victoria Balster
2015, Stage, Vocalist, Out of Isca, The Barnfield Theatre Exeter, Victoria Balster
2014, Stage, Vocalist, Out of Isca, BMAD Festival Paignton, Victoria Balster
2014, Stage, Vocalist, Out of Isca, Seal Hayne Music Festival Newton Abbot, Victoria Balster
2013, Stage, Jenny Sercombe, Love & Fire - The Totnes Play, Playgoers Society of Dartington Hall, Richard Clark
2012, Stage, Famous Model & Actress, Murder By Appointment, The West Somerset Railway, Chris Batters Productions
2011, Stage, Director, The Wizard Of Oz, Razzamataz Theatre Schools, Her Majesty's Theatre London
2010, Stage, Mrs Anna, A Night At The Musicals, Riviera Productions, Victoria Balster
2010, Stage, Grace & Anna, A Night At The Musicals, Torbay Productions, Torbay Productions
2010, Stage, Temptress & Female Priest, Murder In The Cathedral, Prior Commitment, Steve Andrews
2010, Stage, Mel & Kel (double act), Santa In The Caves, Kents Cavern, James Hull
2010, Stage, Director, The Lion King, Razzamataz Theatre Schools 10 Year Anniversary, Her Majesty's Theatre London
2010, Stage, Presenter/Interviewer, The Worlds Longest Ever Three Way Call with Phil Tufnell, Hot Cow (Pow Wow Now), Victoria Station London
2009, Stage, Pudsey Bear, Children In Need, St James Park, Kevin Wilson
2009, Stage, Jack, Jack & The Beanstalk, Eva Long Productions, Eva Long
2009, Stage, Ms Cranky, Santa In The Caves, Kents Cavern, James Hull
2009, Stage, Captains Daughter, The Smugglers, Kents Cavern, James Hull
2008, Stage, Helena, A Midsummer Night's Dream, The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, Ali Troughton
2008, Stage, Juliet, Romeo & Juliet, The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, Ali Troughton
2008, Stage, The Snow Queen, Santa In The Caves, Kents Cavern, Victoria Balster
2008, Stage, Kate, Taming Of The Shrew, The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, Ali Troughton
2007, Stage, Solo Vocalist, Comedy Magic & Mayhem, The Carlton Theatre, The Carlton Theatre
2006, Stage, Mel, Shakers Re-stirred & Re-shaken, Full Tilt Theatre Company, Gundaz Kalic
2006, Stage, Juliet & Puck, The Royal Shakespeare Festival Bath, The Egg Theatre & The Theatre Royal Bath, Gundaz Kalic
2005, Stage, Freud, In Dora's Case, The Full Tilt Theatre Company, Gordon Macdougall
2005, Stage, Sylvie Bell, Intimate Exchanges, Kent Rep Productions Hever Lakeside Theatre, Dominic Kemp
2005, Stage, Christine Mannon, Mourning Becomes Electra, The Octagon Theatre Bath, Sam Grogan
2005, Stage, Narrator, Nicholas Nickleby, The Full Tilt Theatre Company, Heather Johansen
2005, Stage, Puppeteer, Pongo, Slick & Martha's Magic Diary, The Full Tilt Theatre Company, Claire Greenwood
2005, Stage, Acting ASM, Present Laughter, Kent Rep Productions Hever Lakeside Theatre, Richard Palmer
2005, Stage, Flipote, Tartuffe, Kent Rep Productions Hever Lakeside Theatre, Richard Palmer
2005, Stage, The General, The Balcony, The Octagon Theatre Bath, Sam Grogan
2004, Stage, Desdemona, Othello, The Octagon Theatre Bath, Gundaz Kalic
2003, Stage, Miss Julie & Christine, Miss Julie, The Octagon Theatre Bath, Heather Johanson
2002, Stage, Sarah Dolittle, Doctor Dolittle, The Little Theatre Torquay, Sarah O'Connor
2002, Stage, Nurse/Dancer, South Pacific, The Princess Theatre Torquay, Richard Clark
2002, Stage, Model Finalist, The Face of 2002 Fashion Show, Wella & HQ Hair & Beauty, Express & Echo
Television
2009, Television, Young Mother, Dr Who Xmas Special, BBC, Andy Goddard
2008, Television, Pretty Girl, Casualty, BBC, Ian Barnes
2008, Television, Mrs Dawson, Casualty, BBC, Ian Barnes
2008, Television, Victorian Carol Singer #1, Dr Who Xmas Special, BBC, Andy Goddard
2008, Television, Maid Of The Manor, Larkrise To Candleford, BBC, BBC
2008, Television, Serving Girl, The Four Seasons, BBC, BBC
Still Photography
2011, Still Photography, Actor, Equity, Equity, Equity
2009, Still Photography, Model, Cake Fashion Show
2009, Still Photography, Model, Groovy Grooming To Keep You Rocking Around The Clock, Western Morning News, Josie Lock & Steven Haywood
2009, Still Photography, Special K Model, Kellogg's 50th Anniversary, Special K, Kellogg's
2009, Still Photography, Shop Assistant, Take A Break, Take A Break, Take A Break
2008, Still Photography, Model, Cake Fashion Show, Warwickshire Living & Totally Society, Othellos
2008, Still Photography, The Snow Queen, Santa In The Caves, Kents Cavern, Primary Times Magazine
2008, Still Photography, Ann Hathaway, Shakespeare & Hathaway, The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, Stratford-upon-Avon Herald Newspaper
2008, Still Photography, Katie, Take A Break, Take A Break, Take A Break
2002, Still Photography, Model Finalist, The Face of 2002 Fashion Show, Wella & HQ Hair & Beauty, Express & Echo
Educational
2020, Educational, Musical Theatre Teacher, Theatre Train Exeter, Theatre Train Exeter, Theatre Train Exeter
2019, Educational, Musical Theatre Teacher, Theatre Train Exeter, Theatre Train Exeter, Theatre Train Exeter
2018, Educational, Musical Theatre Teacher, Theatre Train Exeter, Theatre Train Exeter, Theatre Train Exeter
2017, Educational, Musical Theatre Workshop Practitioner, CEDA Exeter, CEDA Community Equality Disability Action, Victoria Balster
2017, Educational, Drama Teacher Assistant, Junk Monkey Theatre Company Teignmouth, Junk Monkey Theatre Company Teignmouth, Junk Monkey Theatre Company Teignmouth
2017, Educational, Drama Teacher, Rainbow Theatre Company South West, Rainbow Theatre Company South West, Rainbow Theatre Company South West
2016, Educational, Comedy & Drama Teacher, Pauline Quirke Academy Torbay, Pauline Quirke Academy Torbay, Pauline Quirke Academy Torbay
2016, Educational, Drama Teacher, The Pavilions Youth Theatre Teignmouth, The Pavilions Youth Theatre Teignmouth, The Pavilions Youth Theatre Teignmouth
2015, Educational, Drama Teacher, Combe Pafford School Torquay, Combe Pafford School Torquay, Combe Pafford School Torquay
2015, Educational, Drama Teacher, The Marine Lyme Youth Theatre Lyme Regis, The Marine Lyme Youth Theatre Lyme Regis, The Marine Lyme Youth Theatre Lyme Regis
2014, Educational, Drama Teacher, Infusion Arts St Nicholas School Exeter, Infusion Arts St Nicholas School Exeter, Infusion Arts St Nicholas School Exeter
2013, Educational, Drama Teacher, Infusion Arts St Nicholas School Exeter, Infusion Arts St Nicholas School Exeter, Infusion Arts St Nicholas School Exeter
2012, Educational, Vocal Coach, Studio 1 La Combe Dorset, Studio 1 La Combe Dorset, Studio 1 La Combe Dorset
2011, Educational, Drama Teacher, Razzamataz Theatre School Exeter, Razzamataz Theatre School Exeter, Razzamataz Theatre School Exeter
2011, Educational, Drama Teacher, Razzamataz Theatre School Newton Abbot, Razzamataz Theatre School Newton Abbot, Razzamataz Theatre School Newton Abbot
2011, Educational, Drama Teacher, Razzamataz Theatre School Taunton, Razzamataz Theatre School Taunton, Razzamataz Theatre School Taunton
2011, Educational, Drama Teacher, Razzamataz Theatre School Torbay, Razzamataz Theatre School Torbay, Razzamataz Theatre School Torbay
2010, Educational, Drama Teacher, Razzamataz Theatre School Plymouth, Razzamataz Theatre School Plymouth, Razzamataz Theatre School Plymouth
2010, Educational, Drama Teacher, Westcountry Theatre Company Torquay, Westcountry Theatre Company Torquay, Westcountry Theatre Company Torquay
Radio
2018, Radio, Out of Isca rock band, NCCR radio, NCCR, Richie's Jukebox
2016, Radio, Out of Isca rock band, BBC Introducing, BBC, James Santer
2015, Radio, Out of Isca rock band, 4ZZZ Australia, 4ZZZ, Ross Hornblower
2013, Radio, Out of Isca rock band, Biker FM Rock Show, Biker FM, Suggsy
2005, Radio, Piper, Caged Birds, The Full Tilt Theatre Company, Shaun Mclaughlin
Film
2020, Film, Employee, Jobsworth, Gogglebox Productions Ltd, Ben Harris
2015, Film, Vocalist, Getcha, Out of Isca, Victoria Balster
2010, Film, Nun Sister Debbie, A Question Of Love, FFP New Media, Dieter Kehler
2010, Film, Catwalk/Runway Model, Heart Break, FFP New Media, Stefan Bartmann
2010, Film, Vocal Demonstrator, The Contemporary Voice, The London College of Music, Caroline Stephenson
2010, Film, Secretary, Wherever You Go, FFP New Media, Hans-Jurgen Togel
2005, Film, Footballer, The Body, The Full Tilt Theatre Company, Adam Fresco

Skills:

Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
English-Standard*, RP
Languages:
(* = Native/Fluent)
English*
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
A Cappella, Alto, Classical Singing, Commercial Dance, Contemporary Dance, Contemporary Singing, Contralto, Dance (general), Dramatic contralto, Drums, Freestyle Dance, Harmony Singing, Modern Dance, Pop Singing, Rap, Rock Singing, Singer-Songwriter, Singing (general), Singing Teacher, Songwriter
Performance:Actor-Musician, Actor-Singer, Audio Drama, Autocue trained/experienced, Children's Theatre, Comedy, Comedy Improv, Commedia Dell'Arte, Commentating, Compere, Corporate Roleplay, Forum Theatre, Immersive Performance, Interactive Performance, Interviewer (experienced), Laban Training, Lip Sync, Live Roleplay, Living History, Mask, Murder Mystery Events, Musical Comedy, Musical Theatre, Musician-Professional, Outdoor Performances, Physical Comedy, Physical Theatre, Poetry Reading, Presenting, Professional Singer, Promenade Theatre, Public Speaking, Radio Drama, Radio Presenting, Recording Artist, Repertory, Role Play, Scare Actor, Sight-Reading (non-musical), Singer-Professional, Spoken Word, Story Telling, Strasberg Technique, Street Theatre, Theatre In Education, TV Presenting, Verbatim Theatre, Viewpoints, Voice Acting, Voice Over
Sports:
(* = highly skilled)
Cycling, Horse-jumping, Horse-riding, Horse-riding (Side Saddle), Netball, Running, Skipping Rope, Stage Combat, Swimming, Swimming (Open Water)
Vehicle Licences:Car Driving Licence
Other Skills:Animal Handling, Artistic Director, Assistant Director (experienced), Assistant Stage Manager (ASM), Bartender, Blogger, Chaperone (licensed), Choreographer (professional), Comedy Songwriting, Composer, Crochet, Dance Teacher, DBS (CRB) clearance, Devising, Director, Drama Coach (professional), Drama Workshop Leader, Face Painting, First Aider (qualified), Hair Model, Hand Modelling, Improvisation, Knitting, Licensed Chaperone, Life Saving, Living Statue, Lyricist, Mime, Model-professional, Movement Director/Coach, Movement Tutor, Musical Director, Musical Theatre Workshop Leader, Narration, Needlecraft, Painting, Performance Artist, Photographic Model, Photography, Puppetry, Puppetry-Hand, Scriptwriter (professional), Sculpture, Sewing (hand and machine), Shadow Puppetry, Singing Teacher/Coach, Spoken Word Artist, Stage Manager (professional), Story Telling, Survival Skills, Teacher (qualified), Technical Theatre, Theatre Design, Toastmaster, Tour Guide (experienced), Unicycling, Video Gaming, Vocal Captain (experienced), Vocal Workshop Leader, Voice Coach (professional), Waiting Staff (experience), Workshop Leader, Workshop Leader (Acting), Workshop Leader (Puppetry), Writer
Vocal Range:C3 to C6 (belt to G4)

Training:

Trinity College London, Arts Award Adviser, 2015

Bath Spa School Of Music & Acting, BA (Hons) Degree in Performing Arts, 2003-2006

South Devon College, BTEC Drama & A Level Dance, 2001-2003

Member of PRS & PPL