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NADIA NADARAJAH

NADIA NADARAJAH by Becky Bailey
Photo: Becky Bailey
Sarah Bryan
ACCESS ARTISTE MANAGEMENT LTD
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Phone: 020 3916 0270
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Location:
The City of Brighton and Hove, England, United Kingdom
Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Height:5'1" (154cm)
Weight:7st. (44kg)
Playing Age:26 - 40 years
Actual Age:42 years
Appearance:Asian, Black-Other Areas, Indian
Nationality:British, Australian
Eye Colour:Brown
Hair Colour:Black
Hair Length:Long
Disability:Deaf
Voice Character:Sensitive
Voice Quality:Strong

About me:

**WINNER** Best Supporting Actress in a New Production of Play for As You Like it (The Globe). Broadway World UK Awards 2018.

Stage Television Short Film Rehearsed Reading Role Play Further Credits
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Stage
2019, Stage, Performer (2 hander), MIDNIGHT MOVIE, Royal Court Theatre (London), Dir: Rachel Bagshaw
2019, Stage, Celia, AS YOU LIKE IT, Shakespeare's Globe (London), Dir. Federay Holmes & Elle While
2019, Stage, Youmna, GOING THROUGH, Bush Theatre (London), Dir. Omar Elerian
2018, Stage, Bob Cratchit/Mrs Fezziwig/Bridget, A CHRISTMAS CAROL, Bristol Old Vic, Dir. Lee Lyford
2018, Stage, Celia, AS YOU LIKE IT, Shakespeare's Globe (London), Dir. Federay Holmes & Elle While
2018, Stage, Guildernstern, HAMLET, Shakespeare's Globe (London), Dir. Federay Holmes & Elle While
2017, Stage, Angustias & Ensemble, THE HOUSE OF BERNARDA ALBA, Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester, Dir. Peter Rowe & Jenny Sealey
2016, Stage, Nadia Nadarajah, CAN I START AGAIN PLEASE?, UK Tour, Dir. Sue MacLaine/ Johnathan Burrows
2016, Stage, Various roles, NOTRE DAME, National Theatre (London), Dir. Melly Still
2016, Stage, Deaf & Hearing Ensemble, THE PEOPLE OF THE EYE, Lime wharf (London), Outside Eye / Dir. Jennifer Bates
2015, Stage, The Pilot, GROUNDED, Park Theatre (London), Deafinitely Theatre / Dir. Paula Garfield
2014, Stage, Titania, A MIDSUMMER NIGHTS DREAM, Shakespeare's Globe (London), Deafinitely Theatre / Dir. Paula Garfield
2014, Stage, BSL Storyteller/ Interpreter, I BELIEVE IN UNICORNS, Queen Elizabeth Hall (London), Wizard Presents / Dir. Danyah Miller
2013, Stage, Comp, TYRANNASAURUS DRIP, Stratford Circus (London), Deafinitely Theatre / Dir. Paula Garfield
2013, Stage, BSL Storyteller/ Interpreter, WE'RE GOING ON A BEAR HUNT, Little Angel Theatre (London), Dir. Peter Glanville
2012, Stage, Princess of France, LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST, Shakespeare's Globe (London), Deafinitely Theatre / Dir. Paula Garfield
2012, Stage, Tanika, TANIKA'S JOURNEY, Southwark Playhouse (London), Deafinitely Theatre / Dir. Paula Garfield
Television
2018, Television, Presenter, DOT'S LEGACY, Blue Marina Productions, Dir. Cathy Heffernan
2020, Television, Penny, EASTENDERS, BBC
2013, Television, Nadia Nadarajah - Reporter, THE HUB, Remark! Production, Dir. Angela Spielsinger
2010, Television, Nadia Nadarajah - Presenter, WICKED - SERIES 3, Remark! Productions, Ramon Woofle, Bim Ajadi, Sam Dore, Caroline O'Neil
2009, Television, Nadia Nadarajah - Presenter, WICKED - SERIES 2, Remark! Productions, Ramon Woofle, Sarah Tavner & Joe Collins
Short Film
2020, Short Film, Actor, DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AGAINST MEN, Sign Health / Bimmyman Media, Dir. Bim Ajadi
2019, Short Film, Olivia, NIGHT DEVIANT, Screen Northants Ltd, Dir. William Horsefield
2018, Short Film, Actor, SHAKESPEARE SONNET 18, Shakespeare's Globe (London), Dir. Fedaray Holmes
2016, Short Film, Shakespeare, SONNET #30, Royal Shakespeare Company and Deafinitely Theatre, Dir. Paula Garfield
2010, Short Film, Director, ALL DAY, BSLBT and Neath Films, Dir. Nadia Nadarajah
Rehearsed Reading
2020, Rehearsed Reading, Actor, EXTRAORDINARY BODIES, National Theatre (London)
2016, Rehearsed Reading, H, HEART OF HEARTS, Graeae Theatre Production Co, Dir. Amish Sharma
2014, Rehearsed Reading, Titania/ Puck, A MIDSUMMER NIGHTS DREAM, Royal Shakespeare Company, Dir. Simon Startin
2013, Rehearsed Reading, Emma, GIRLS & DOLLS, Southwark Playhouse (London), Hannah Quigley
2011, Rehearsed Reading, Various Roles, R&D 4PLAY, Deafinitely Theatre, Dir. Andrew Muir
Role Play
2020, Role Play, Actor, ICARUS, Vault Festival and Nottingham Festival, Dir. Anna Marsland
2020, Role Play, Actor, WHERE'S MY VAGINA, WoW, SouthBank Centre
2019, Role Play, Actress, TELL US YOUR STORY, Mexico City, Dir. Seña y Verbo
2016, Role Play, Lara, INVISIBLE, Deafinitely Theatre, Dir. Paula Garfield
2008, Role Play, Various roles, ACCESSIBLE FOR DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICE, Deafrun, Dir. Jean-Pierre Clain
Further Credits
2018, Workshop, Ensemble, MIDNIGHT MOVIE (R&D), Pint Sized, Dir. Rachel Bagshaw
2016, Dance, Sally the stinkiller, WINDIBOPS, UK Tour, Moxie Brawl / Dir. Sarah Blanc
2016, Event, Nadia Nadarajah, OCTAVIA WOMENS POETRY GROUP, Southbank Centre (London), Dir. Naomi Bottrill
2016, Event, Performer, SIGNED BY SHAKESPEARE, Deafinitely Theatre, Dir. Paula Garfield
2016, Improvisation, Nadia, DEAFHOOD: UNDERSTANDING DEAF CULTURE, Bristol Old Vic, Dir. George Mann
2016, Promo, Nadia Nadarajah - Presenter, BRIGHTON FESTIVAL ACCESS, Brighton Dome, Dir. Orla Flanagan
2016, Still Photography, Shakespeare model, MARGARET ASHMAN GALLERY, Margaret Ashman Ltd, Margaret Ashman
2016, Workshop, Collaborator, NT NEW WORK, National Theatre, Dir. Alex Zeldin
2016, Workshop, Collaborator, NT NEW WORK, National Theatre, Dir. Jeremy Herrin
2015, Choreography, Nadia Nadarajah, CAN I START AGAIN PLEASE?, Sue MacLaine LTD, Sue MacLaine
2015, Choreography, BSL choregrapher, WINDIBOPS, Moxie Brawl, Sarah Blanc
2015, Promo, Nadia Nadarajah - Presenter, BRIGHTON FESTIVAL ACCESS, Brighton Dome, Orla Flanagan
2014, Promo, Nadia Nadarajah - Presenter, BRIGHTON FESTIVAL ACCESS, Brighton Dome, Orla Flanagan
2013, Improvisation, Improv Comedy Show, DEAF COMEDY SHOW, Private, Dir. Brian Duffy & David Sands
2012, Internet, Nadia Nadarajah - Presenter, BSL ZONE SHOWCASE, BSLBT, Dir. Sam Dore
2010, Documentary, Nadia Nadarajah - Presenter, SNAPSHOT: DICING WITH SEX, Remark! Productions, Dir. Sarah Tavner
2010, Documentary, Director/ Research, SNAPSHOT: DICING WITH SEX, Remark! Productions, Nadia Nadarajah and Sarah Travner
2005, Educational, Victim, SHORT PLAY, International Visual Theatre, Dir. Bachir Saifi

Skills:

Languages:
(* = Native/Fluent)
Creole, English, French, Sign Language (British)
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Choreography
Performance:Acrobatics on Rollerskates, Children's Theatre, Comedy Improv, Commedia Dell'Arte, Live Roleplay, Mask, Master of Ceremonies, Outdoor Performances, Physical Theatre, Recording Artist, Role Play, Story Telling, Theatre In Education, TV Presenting
Sports:
(* = highly skilled)
Archery, Climbing, Ice Hockey, Kayak, Rollerblading, Sailing
Vehicle Licences:Car Driving Licence
Other Skills:Acrobatics, Artist (Fine Art), Calligraphy, Cooking/Baking, Face Painting, Filmmaker, Graphic Design (experienced), Improvisation, Interpreter, Needlecraft, Painting, Puppetry-Hand, Tour Guide (experienced), Typing (touch), Workshop Leader

Training:

International Visual Theatre in Paris, Physical and bilingual acting , 1 year, 2004 - 2006

Deafinitely Creative Hub, provided a Continuous Professional Development (CPD) programme to develop theatre skills and network with other professionals to increase employment opportunities. Workshops are led by experienced theatre practitioners and include:- Script translation; - Script writing; - Bilingual acting; - Naturalism, Epic Theatre, Lecoq, Theatre of the Absurd; - Improvisation.