CASSANDRA HERCULES by Michael Shelford
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11 Eastern Avenue, Pinner HA5 1NU
Phone: 07989 306252
Location:London, United Kingdom
Height:5' (152cm)
Playing Age:16 - 30 years
Appearance:African-American, Black-African, Black-Caribbean
Eye Colour:Brown
Hair Colour:Dark Brown
Hair Length:Mid Length


Co-founder & Outreach Director of CultureClash Theatre (Twitter: @CultureClashUK) - Soon appearing in "Under My Thumb", Greenwich Theatre, London 21/9/16 to 02/10/16 "Cassandra Hercules (Hannah) is engaging, fresh, watchable…(her) talents become abundantly clear." Broadway Baby **** …the talented Hercules manages to find depth in what could be quite a two dimensional character." British Theatre Guide **** “ … A wonderful unpatronising portrayal of the teenage girl..." Three Weeks ****

Stage Short Film Film Infomercial Television Further Credits
2016, Stage, Samantha, Under My Thumb, CultureClash Theatre and Greenwich Theatre, James Haddrell
2016, Stage, Chantelle, 28 Days Later, Secret Cinema, Thomas Maller and Miguel Hernando-Torres Umba
2015, Stage, Tanesha, Totally Together, Chain Reaction Theatre Company, Sarah Smit
2015, Stage, Hannah, Hannah and Hanna, CultureClash Theatre/Greenwich Theatre, James Haddrell
2015, Stage, Hannah, Hannah and Hanna, CultureClash Theatre/EdFringe Festival, Assembly, James Haddrell
2015, Stage, Woman in Black, A Matter of Life and Death, Electric Theatre, Guildford, Katarzyna Deszcz
2015, Stage, Abigail, The Crucible, GSA, Yolanda Vasquez
2015, Stage, Thea, Hedda Gabler, GSA, Tom McClane
2014, Stage, Puck, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, GSA, Jacquelyn Bessell
Short Film
2015, Short Film, Amanda, AMANDA, NUA Film and Moving Image, Stevie Dowding
2015, Short Film, Alissa, Hotwire, GSA, Jane McGhee
2012, Feature Film, Lourdes Treasurer, A Mug’s Game, Joe McArdle
2015, Infomercial, Cassandra, Chesnic Global technologies CGT, Resonate Media, Louise Thomson
2016, Television, Female Contestant, Do You Know Your Roots?, MTA Productions, Nick Whiters
Further Credits
2017, Commercial, E4er/E4 Survivor, E4 'Spa' Brand Spot, 4Creative (E4), Will Clark
2017, Web Series, Eliza, Darren Has a Breakdown, DHABseries, Menelik Simpson
2016, Workshop, Actor, #CASTE, Arcola Theatre LAB Programme/ Arcola Theatre, Elizabeth Williams
2016, Workshop, Actor, Under My Thumb, CultureClash Theatre, James Haddrell
2016, Music Video, Actor, Wolf Cry, Yvonne Hercules, Will Austin
2016, Voice Over, Actor/ Voice, NEGATORY MANIFESTO: NoNothing Salon Series, Chelsea College of Arts, Oreet Ashery & Adam JB Walker


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-Standard, Cockney, Jamaican, London*, Nigerian, RP
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
A Cappella, Aerobics, African Dance-Traditional, Blues, Caribbean Dance, Cha Cha, Choral Singing, Choreography, Contemporary Singing, Dancehall, Disco Dancing, Freestyle Dance, Gospel Singing, Hip Hop Dance, Jive, Laban, Mezzo-Soprano, Period Dancing, Polka, Ukulele
Performance:Actor-Singer, Children's Theatre, Comedy, Immersive Performance, Laban Training, Mask, Meisner Technique, Physical Theatre, Poetry Reading, Public Debating, Story Telling, Street Theatre, Theatre In Education, TV Presenting, Viewpoints, Voice Acting, Voice Over
(* = highly skilled)
Athletics, Boxing, Cycling, Martial Arts, Netball, Pilates, Resistance Training, Running*, Swimming, Yoga
Other Skills:Cooking/Baking, DBS (CRB) clearance, Drama Workshop Leader, Editing/Proof-Reading (experienced), Hair Braiding, Improvisation, IT Literate, Law Graduate, Lawyer (qualified), Lyricist, Narration, Paralegal (experienced), Photographic Model, Pilates, Sewing (hand and machine), Story Telling, Workshop Leader (Acting), Writer


GUILDFORD SCHOOL OF ACTING, MA(Hons) Acting, 1 year, 2014 - 2015


GLASGOW UNIVERSITY, LLB (Hons) (Immigration and Human Rights lawyer)