ZARIMA MCDERMOTT by Polly Bycroft-Brown
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271 Upper Street, London N1 2UQ
Phone: 020 8819 3155
Location:London, Dublin, Belfast, United Kingdom
Height:5'3" (160cm)
Weight:7st. 5lb. (47kg)
Playing Age:16 - 25 years
Appearance:Asian, Eastern European, Mediterranean
Eye Colour:Hazel
Hair Colour:Dark Brown
Hair Length:Mid Length
Voice Quality:Clear
Voice Character:Engaging


Appearing in the London Irish showcase at the Tristan Bates Theatre at 1pm, March 8th, 2018

Stage Television Commercial Film Short Film Workshop Further Credits
2017, Stage, Phillipe Trincant, The Devils, RCSSD, Ben Naylor and Anna Healey
2017, Stage, Arachne, Arachne, RCSSD, Milli Bhatia
2017, Stage, Strophe, Phaedra's Love, RCSSD, Ben Naylor
2017, Stage, Beth, When All My Words Are Gone, RCSSD, Vicki Connerty
2017, Stage, Philostrate/Cobweb, A Midsummer Night's Dream, RCSSD, Stehen Hudson
2013, Stage, Girl, Blood Wedding, Curam Theatre Company, Ronnie McCann
2011, Stage, Grusha, The Caucasian Chalk Circle, GSA, Antoinette Duffy
2011, Stage, Adela, The House of Bernarda Alba, GSA, Antoinette Duffy
2011, Stage, Scarecrow, Woman and Scarecrow, GSA, Antoinette Duffy
2010, Stage, Bagheera, The Jungle Book, DU Players, Rosanna Mallinson
2010, Stage, Sister, We Don't Do These Things, DU Players, Florian Kullberg
2009, Stage, Irina Arkadina, The Seagull, National Youth Theatre Ireland (The Abbey), Wayne Jordan
2008, Stage, Diva, Ecetera, Waterford Youth Arts, Liam Meagher
2008, Stage, Kachine, Festival, Waterford Youth Arts, Alan King
2007, Stage, Lucy, 30 Feet High, 20 Feet Deep, Waterford Youth Arts, Nick Kavanagh
2014, Television, Irena Levin, Fair City, RTE, Various
2009, Television, Tianshin, The Take, Sky/Element Pictures, David Drury
2014, Commercial, Girl, Dunnes Stores Christmas, H2 Films, Keith Hutchinson
2015, Feature Film, Grace, Shoebox Memories, Continuance FIlms, Jason Branagan
2008, Feature Film, Mia, The Shaken, WIT, Gary Kennealy
Short Film
2016, Short Film, Robin Byrne, Self, IADT, Jack Desmond
2016, Short Film, Lisa, Social Mania, IADT, Leon Kavanagh
2015, Short Film, Geisha, Connect, Constant Motion Films, Stephen Horgan
2015, Short Film, Linda, Love is Love, Escapism Films, Anthony Downes
2015, Short Film, Girl in Park, Nobody Told You, Radio Room, Jason Branagan
2013, Short Film, Rosella, Paco Pedro, MWS Productions, Mark Wilson Smith
2018, Short Film, Saphira (Lead), Unarranged, BFS, Ihsana Feldwick
2018, Workshop, Weekend Lab, Antony and Cleopatra, RSC/Shakespeare's Globe, Iqbal Khan
2017, Workshop, Residency, Antony and Cleopatra, RSC/NATIONAL THEATRE, Simon Godwin
2017, Workshop, Weekend Lab, The Winter's Tale/Pericles, Cheek by Jowl, Marcus Roche
2014, Workshop, Movement, RSC, Struan Leslie
2012, Workshop, Shakespeare Summer Institute, Shakespeare Text and Texture, Societas Raffaello Sanzio, Chiara Guidi
2012, Workshop, Shakespeare Summer Institute, Elements and Movement, Footsbarn Theatre, Paddy Hayter
Further Credits
2014, Training Film, Foreign Student, Europass Ireland, Glass Eye Productions, Janet Beck
2013, Pantomime, Miranda, The Tempest, Sketch Theatre Company, Albin Lahore
2012, Street Theatre, Magrat, The Wyrd Sisters, Superheroes Theatre Company, Chris O'Connor
2017, Site Specific, Nurse (The Unclean), Mystery Bouffe, 247 Theatre Company, Konstantin Kamensky


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-Standard, Dublin, Irish RP*, Irish-Southern, RP, Russian
(* = Native/Fluent)
English*, French, Irish, Russian*, Spanish, Ukrainian*
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Jive, Merengue, Schottische Dance
Performance:Acrobalance, BASSC-Rapier & Dagger (distinction), BASSC-Small Sword (distinction), BASSC-Unarmed (distinction), Clown, Comedy, Commedia Dell'Arte, Laban Training, Mask, Poetry Reading, Role Play, Translation Audio Books, Viewpoints
(* = highly skilled)
Badminton, Basketball, Climbing, Cycling, Karate, Rollerblading, Scuba Diving, Stage Combat
Other Skills:Alexander Technique, Barista (experienced), Bartender, Editing/Proof-Reading (experienced), Hand Modelling, Improvisation, Interpreter, Photographic Model, Sommelier (basic training), Translator


Royal Central School of Speech and Drama