JENNY OWEN by Kate McDonald
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201 Horton Road, Manchester M14 7QE
Phone: 0161 224 4446
Greater Manchester, England, United Kingdom
Height:5'11" (180cm)
Weight:10st. (64kg)
Playing Age:23 - 30 years
Appearance:Scandinavian, White
Eye Colour:Blue
Hair Colour:Blond(e)-Dark
Hair Length:Long
Voice Character:Engaging
Voice Quality:Gentle


Reviews: "A subtle and extremely skilled performance" (Wharefedale Festival of Theatre on Squealer in ANIMAL FARM); "Switching from intense fast-paced dialogue to softly spoken but confident soliloquies, Owen is consistently engaging" (Remote Goat on Hamlet in HAMLET); "a scintillating performance all round from the main character" (Unknown Magazine on Claire in BORDER LINE); "Claire's dramatic monologue and turns of character were done perfectly" (Theatre Pundit on Claire in BORDER LINE)

Stage Educational Site Specific Music Video Short Film Radio Musical Further Credits
2019, Stage, Squealer, Animal Farm, Drama Unlimited, Joseph Burke
2019, Stage, Elizabeth Gaskell, Hearts, Hands and Cake, Floral Blazer Productions, Lucy Padwick
2019, Stage, Betty and Goody, Vinegar Tom, Independent Centre for Actor Training, George Want
2019, Stage, Desdemona, Othello, Theatre of the Senses, Shaun O'Brien
2018, Stage, Chorus (Stepmother, Snow White, Wolf, Narrator), Grimm Tales, Independent Centre for Actor Training, Megan Marie Griffith
2018, Stage, Lois, Sunset, Oldham Lyceum Theatre, Jon Comyn-Platt
2018, Stage, Lady Anne, Richard III (excerpts), ICAT Shakespeare Intensive, Si Trinder and Adjoa Andoh
2018, Stage, Cathy, Fake News, Vertigo Theatre Productions, Craig Hepworth
2017, Stage, Honey, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Armchair Theatre, Jane Rigby and Phillip Wade
2017, Stage, Hayley, Family Misfortunes, Straight Acting Theatre Company, Carl Murray
2017, Stage, Judith, In My Head It's Beautiful, Straight Acting Theatre Company, Renny Krupinski
2017, Stage, Tatiana, All That Glitters, Bravo Theatre Company, Saime Higson, Jenny McKeown and David Swift
2016, Stage, Elizabeth Graham, The Late Edwina Black, Guide Bridge Theatre, Joan Sargeant
2016, Stage, Sandra, Curtain Up On Murder, Bravo Theatre Company, Brendan Delaney
2015, Stage, John Worthing, The Importance of Being Earnest, Bravo Theatre Company, James Dingwall
2015, Stage, Hamlet, Hamlet, CattyWhamPuss Theatre, Allison Saxton
2015, Stage, Claire, Border Line, Postcard Theatre, John-Mark Reid
2014, Stage, Eva, The Accrington Pals, Guide Bridge Theatre, Sue Borg
2014, Stage, Belinda Treherne, Engaged, Second Floor Theatre, Peter E. Huntley
2014, Stage, Stella Kowalski, A Streetcar Named Desire, Guide Bridge Theatre, David Quaife
2014, Stage, Anne Beale, Wanted - One Body!, Guide Bridge Theatre, Sue Borg
2013, Stage, Nora Helmer, A Doll's House, Guide Bridge Theatre, Sheryl Cunliffe
2013, Stage, Ensemble, The Dream Shedding, Tray Wilson
2012, Stage, Emily Brontë, "We Are Three Sisters", University of Huddersfield, Victoria Wildbore
2012, Stage, Hector, Troilus and Cressida, University of Huddersfield, Tim Moss
2011, Stage, Lily, The Skriker, University of Huddersfield, Jeanette Kendall
2011, Stage, Youth, Prisoner, Woman and Mother, Black Dog: A Collision of Barker, University of Huddersfield, Siobhan Crees
2011, Stage, Carol, Oleanna, University of Huddersfield, Rob Spillane
2010, Stage, Ensemble, Speaking Play, University of Huddersfield, Eve Wedderburn
2010, Stage, B3, The B File, University of Huddersfield, Kirstie Owens
2009, Stage, Leonce, Leonce and Lena, University of Huddersfield, Deborah Middleton
2016, Educational, Tybalt, Paris, Lady Capulet, Nurse, Friar Laurence, Romeo and Juliet, Top Box Productions, Ryan Norse
2015, Educational, Candy and Slim, Of Mice and Men, Top Box Productions, Ryan Norse
2015, Educational, Tybalt, Paris, Lady Capulet, Nurse and Balthasar, Romeo and Juliet, Top Box Productions, Ryan Norse
2015, Educational, Anxious, The Worry Warriors, Byteback Theatre in Education, Company-directed
2015, Educational, Mora et al, The Wolf who Cried Boy, Byteback Theatre in Education, Company-directed
2014, Educational, Florence et al, Telling Tales, Byteback Theatre in Education, Dan Morris
Site Specific
2019, Site Specific, Emilia, Helena, Lady Anne and Olivia, Shakespeare in the Park, Cream-Faced Loons, Abey Bradbury
2015, Site Specific, Facilitator, The Butterfly's Adventure, Scallywags Theatre Company, Emma Chapman
2013, Site Specific, The White Witch, The Narnia Experience, The Narnia Experience: Left Bank Leeds, Lynsey Jones
2012, Site Specific, Choir, Star Cross'd, Oldham Coliseum Theatre, Kevin Shaw
2011, Site Specific, Chorus, Original Bearings, Slung Low, Alan Lane
2010, Site Specific, Skeleton, Angel Warehouse, Slung Low, Alan Lane
Music Video
2015, Music Video, Girlfriend, Long Road, Milltown Brothers, Space Digital, Andy Hayward
Short Film
2015, Short Film, Michelle, SPIN, Oldham Coliseum Theatre, Kevin Shaw
2017, Radio, Steph, Second Chance, University of Salford, Paul Phillips
2010, Radio, Various, Radio Drama, University of Huddersfield, Elizabeth Peel
2008, Musical, Mrs Kay, Our Day Out, A Will and A Way, Will Travis and Mel Ash
Further Credits
2017, Film school, Madeline, Silence In This Solitude, Northern Film School, Martina Girlanda
2017, Rehearsed Reading, Deirdre, Deirdre of the Sorrows, A13/NWE, Andrew Husband
2017, Rehearsed Reading, Sister Ann, Millie, Siu, Sally and Palace, Greenland, A13/NWE, Lou Steggals
2017, Film school, Lisa Lynch, The C Word, University of Salford, William Rowe
2017, Film school, Poppy, One More Moment, University of Salford, Chloe Hamshere
2017, Film school, Elisabeth (Adult), Drifting Away, MSA Productions, Aynoa Alvarez Wautiez
2016, Role Play, Job Candidates, Recruitment and Selection, Acting Up, Nancy Monaghan
2014, Corporate, Felicity Goodtime, For Your Thighs Only, Shot In The Dark Murder Mysteries, David Samuels


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-Southern States, American-Standard, Cheshire*, Cockney, Edinburgh, English-Standard, Lancashire, Manchester, Northern, RP, Yorkshire
(* = Native/Fluent)
English*, French, German
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Alto, Ballroom Dancing, Cha Cha, Choral Singing, Folk Dancing, Foxtrot, Jive, Mezzo, Quick Step, Rumba, Salsa Dancing, Tango, Waltz
Performance:Actor-Singer, APC Basic Knife, APC Basic Staff, APC Basic Unarmed, Children's Theatre, Clown, Commedia Dell'Arte, Immersive Performance, Interactive Performance, Laban Training, Meisner Technique, Murder Mystery Events, Outdoor Performances, Physical Theatre, Promenade Theatre, Radio Drama, Role Play, Sight-Reading (non-musical), Theatre In Education, Voice Acting
(* = highly skilled)
Climbing, Mountain Hiking, Running, Skiing, Stage Combat, Swimming, Tai Chi, Yoga
Vehicle Licences:Car Driving Licence
Other Skills:Alexander Technique, Bartender, Biomechanics, Church Bellringing, DBS (CRB) clearance, Devising, Drama Coach (professional), Drama Workshop Leader, First Aider (qualified), Improvisation, LAMDA exam drama coach, Production Assistant (experienced), Workshop Leader, Workshop Leader (Acting), Writer


Artist Development Course, ICAT (2018-2019)

BA (Hons) Drama, First class and Prize for Best Essay, University of Huddersfield (2009-2012)

'Shakespeare Intensive'with ICAT, Manchester (2018)

'Intro to Meisner' with Both Feet, Manchester (2018)

'Action Weekend' with ICAT, Manchester (2018)

'Acting for Camera' with Karen Henthorn and Thinking Actors, Manchester (2017)

'Intro to Playful Performance' with The Performers Playground, Manchester (2016)

'Intro to Clown' with The Performers Playground and ICAT, Manchester (2016)

'Shakespeare Day' with Simon Trinder and ICAT, Bolton (2015)

'Specificity and Detail' with Colette Murray and ActUpNorth, Manchester (2015)

‘Alba Emoting Technique Weekend’ with Dr Jessica Beck and Dr Eric Hetzler, Huddersfield (2014)

‘Developing Listening to Space – Self – Others’ with OBRA Theatre Co, Oldham (2014)

‘Imaginary Communities Practitioner Training’ with Chol Theatre, Huddersfield (2014)

‘Voice is the Body’ with Aliki Doumazer, Oldham (2014)

‘Clown and Dark Clown’, and ‘Deeper Dark Clown’ with Peta Lily, Oldham (2013)

‘Mastering Shakespeare’ with RSC and Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester (2013)

Passion Academy Summer School, Manchester (2012)

‘Self With Others’ Ensemble Improvisation with John Britton, Keighley (2012)

Meladrama Acting School and Agency, Horwich (2012-2015)

A Will and a Way Acting School, Leigh (2004 - 2009)