SHABAN DAR by Tom Barker
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10 Bradley Street, Manchester M1 1EH
Phone: 0161-237 9141 / 020 8291 5702
Mobile: 07712 436566
Greater Manchester, England, United Kingdom
Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Playing Age:17 - 25 years
Appearance:Asian, Middle Eastern, Pakistani
Eye Colour:Black
Hair Colour:Black
Hair Length:Mid Length
Facial Hair:Beard
Voice Quality:Deep


Currently touring ‘I Believe in Unicorns’ playing Tomas with Theatre Alibi.

Stage Promo Site Specific Short Film Further Credits
2019, Stage, Boy, One Little Word, M6 Theatre, National Tour, Gilly Baskeyfield
2019, Stage, Imran, Crossing The Line, M6 Theatre Company, Parvez Qadir
2018, Stage, Ahmed, Peggin’ Out, Unheard Theatre, Olivia Nielson
2018, Stage, Mo, Jamie, Slink, Lancaster Playwright Prize, Dukes Theatre, Tamasha, Sarah Punshon, Alexander Summers
2018, Stage, Mr Varley, Mr Foreman, Take Back: Our Girls, Take Back Theatre, Julie Hesmondhalgh, Zoe Alker
2018, Stage, Manny, 50 Years, Waterside Theatre Manchester, David Whitney
2017, Stage, Tommy, Freaked Out, 53 Two, Chris Lawson
2015, Stage, Tom, Brink, Royal Exchange, Matthew Xia
2017, Promo, Student Director, MA Directing, ALRA, Chris Cronin
2016, Promo, English Student, Kloodle, Kloodle, Jenni Fairclough
Site Specific
2019, Site Specific, Hussein Kissar, A Moment Of Madness, The Other Way Works, Katie Day
2017, Site Specific, Jim, We Were Told There Was Dancing, Royal Exchange, Matthew Hassall
Short Film
2019, Short Film, Imran, Crossing The Line, M6, Breaking Barriers, Parvez Qadir
2018, Short Film, Steve, Harry, Various Roles, Off The Shelf Festival; Script Lab, BFI Network, Film Hub North, Aisha Khan
2018, Short Film, Aaron Reynolds, The Case, Act Up North, David Crowley
2017, Short Film, Dil, Postcode, ALRA, Chris Cronin
2017, Short Film, Conor, Unwind, ALRA, Chris Cronin
Further Credits
2019, Rehearsed Reading, Lewis, Not Yours, Mine, Fine Comb Theatre, Rachael Mccurray
2018, Workshop, Raj, Various, The Great Celestial Cow, Belgrade Theatre, Balisha Karra, Finley Rose Townsend
2018, Rehearsed Reading, Sami, Glory, Red Ladder, Tamasha, Dukes Lancaster, Rod Dixon
2018, Role Play, Medical Roleplayer, General Medical Roleplay, General Medical Council, Byron McGuiness
2018, Writing, Writer, Ten Takes on Shelter, Take Back Theatre
2018, Workshop, Workshop Leader, Leicester Launch, Alra, Kieren Sheehan
2018, Corporate, Alonso, Business Event, Touch Associates
2017, Workshop, Acting Tutor, The Old Courts, Wigan, Louise Fazackerley


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-Standard, Arab, Indian, London, Manchester*, Middle Eastern, Pakistani, RP, Syrian
(* = Native/Fluent)
English*, Punjabi*, Urdu*
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Charleston, Jazz Dancing, Period Dancing, Polka
Performance:BADC Standard, Laban Training
(* = highly skilled)
Athletics, Badminton, Football*, Running*
Vehicle Licences:Car Driving Licence
Other Skills:First Aider (qualified), Improvisation, Workshop Leader (Acting)


Royal Exchange Young Company, 2014-2018

ALRA North BA (Hons) Acting, 3 years, 2015-2018

Act Up North, 2018-Present