MERCEDES BAHLEDA by Shonna Valeska
Photo: Shonna Valeska
32 St Clements Mansions, Lillie Road, London SW6 7PG
Phone: 07858 221757 Neil
Mobile: 07795 824845 Skye
Height:5'2" (157cm)
Weight:8st. (51kg)
Playing Age:38 - 42 years
Appearance:Latin American, Mediterranean, White
Eye Colour:Brown
Hair Colour:Dark Brown
Hair Length:Long
Voice Character:Engaging
Voice Quality:Strong

About me:

Mercedes is currently appearing as the reoccurring character "Dagmar" in HBO Television Series "Avenue 5" directed by Armando Iannucci at Warner Bros. Studios.

Television Stage Film Music Video
2019, Television, Dagmar (Episode 3, 9), Avenue 5, HBO, Armando Iannucci
2019, Stage, Eliza, The Lehman Trilogy, Piccidilly Theatre, Sam Mendes
2019, Stage, Singer, The Public Domain, The Barbican, David Lang
2018, Stage, Tiresias, The Burial at Thebes, The Embassy Theatre, Martin Wylde
2018, Stage, Aphra Behn/Moretta, The Rover, RCSSD, Ben Naylor
2018, Stage, Queen Katherine, Henry IV, RCSSD, Ben Naylor
Stage, Puck, A Midsummer Night's Dream, The New York Black Box, Chad Rosenthal
Stage, Cassandra, Agamemnon The Rock Opera, New York, Here Centre for the Arts, Kristin Marting
Feature Film, Dotty, The Electric Urn, Dean Bivins Presents, Dean Bivins
2018, Feature Film, Priestess, SUPER MIX, Josh Armstrong
Music Video
Music Video, Flapper, The Thrill is Gone, David Grissman Presents, Gillian Grissman


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-California*, American-East Coast*, American-Midwest, American-New York*, American-North East*, American-Southern States*, American-Standard*, American-West Coast*, American-Western States*, Canadian, Cockney, East European, French, Latin American, London, RP, Spanish
(* = Native/Fluent)
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Alto*, Blues*, Butoh Dance (Japan)*, Cabaret Singing*, Choral Singing*, Classical Singing*, Contact Improvisation*, Contemporary Singing*, Country Singing*, Folk Singing*, Freestyle Dance*, Harmonium*, Indian Vocals*, Jazz Singing*, Mezzo-Soprano*, Period Dancing*, Singer-Songwriter*, Singing (general)*, Singing Teacher*
Performance:Actor-Musician, Actor-Singer, Audio Drama, BASSC-Rapier & Dagger (pass), BASSC-Rapier, Dagger & Unarmed (pass), Clown, Comedy, Comedy Improv, Commedia Dell'Arte, Meisner Technique, Musical Theatre, Musician-Professional, Physical Comedy, Physical Theatre, Professional Singer, Public Debating, Public Speaking, Radio Drama, Radio Presenting, Recording Artist, Singer-Professional, Stand-up Comic, Story Telling, Strasberg Technique, Street Theatre, Viewpoints, Voice Over, Writer/Director - Comedy Fringe
(* = highly skilled)
Archery, Basketball, Cycling*, Fitness Instructor (qualified)*, Horse-riding (Western Style)*, Shooting (Handgun)*, Shooting (Shotgun)*, Tai Chi*, Yoga*, Yoga Teacher*
Vehicle Licences:Car Driving Licence
Other Skills:Artist (Fine Art), Artist (Oils/Oil Pastels), Axe Throwing (experienced), Cooking/Baking, Farm Skills, Firearms training, Hair Braiding, Handgun Handling, Hatha Yoga Instructor (experienced), Improvisation, Meditation Instructor (experienced), Palm Reading, Pilates, Poker, Sculpture, Sewing (hand and machine), Singing Teacher/Coach, Story Telling, Tarot Reading, Theatrical Gun Handling training, Vocal Workshop Leader, Voice Coach (professional), Waiting Staff (experience), Writer
Vocal Range:Up to Dâ™­7


BANG! RC Annie, Firing Handguns and Practical Handgun Technique Course, 2019

Second City, Los Angeles, Stand Up Comedy Course, 2018-2019

Royal Central School of Speech & Drama, MA Acting Classical, 1 year, 2017-2018

The Grotowski Institute, Poland, Intensive

Opera Studies, Charles Kellis of The Julliard School of Music

American Conservatory Theatre, San Fransisco, CA, Summer Intensive

New York University, Tisch School of the Arts, BFA Acting, 4 years