Spotlight Young Performers

LISHA TARA ALLEN by Jim Brokensha
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The Gallery, Kings Wharf, The Quay, Exeter EX2 4AN
Phone: 01392 490887 / 020 7078 7402
Mobile: 07894 249744
35 Little Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London, WC1A 2HH
City of Bristol, England, United Kingdom
Height:5'5" (165cm)
Playing Age:12 - 15 years
Actual Age:17 years 6 months
Licence Required:No
Appearance:Scandinavian, White
Eye Colour:Blue
Hair Colour:Blond(e)
Hair Length:Long


Member of the National Youth Theatre (NYT). Competitive Dancer.

2017, Stage, Thomasina, Arcadia by Tom Stoppard, SWAN Theatre, Yeovil, Philip Turley
2016, Event, Rapunzel / Elsa, Princess Parties
2016, Pantomime, Fairy, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Yeovil Amateur Pantomime Society
2015, Ballet, Fairy Godmother, Cinderella Ballet, Allen School of Dance
2015, Concert, Backing Singer, Elvis 56 Tribute Band
2015, Pantomime, Slave of the Ring, Aladdin, Yeovil Amateur Pantomime Society
2015, Pantomime, Alice, Alice in Wonderland, Yeovil Amateur Pantomime Society
2014, Ballet, Snow White, Snow White Ballet, Allen School of Dance


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-Standard, English-Standard*, RP, Somerset, West Country
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Ballet, Ballroom Dancing*, Freestyle Dance, Latin American*, Mezzo-Soprano, Piano, Rock 'n' Roll Dance, Singing (general), Street Dance, Tap


Member of the National Youth Theatre (NYT), 2 week's intensive training August 2016 at the Laban, London

Ambassador Training and work experience for NYT January 2017, Holloway Road, London

Shakespeare & Professional Stage Acting 1-2-1 intensive sessions with Mark McGann, 2016/2017 Ongoing

Acting Shakespeare Workshop with Mark McGann (Drama Direct), January 2017

Last Show - Thomasina in Arcadia, November 2017 at the SWAN Theatre Yeovil, adjudicated by the Somerset Fellowship of Drama (David Beech Awards)

Qualifications to date:

English Language iGCSE November 2017 - Achieved Level 8 (9 in comprehension)

Grade 8 London College of Music Musical Theatre (Distinction, Grade 7)

Grade 6 Trinity Individual Acting (Distinction)

Achieved Trinity Silver Arts Award, achieved July 2014, and Trinity Gold Arts Award, September 2018

Intermediate Performer's I.D.T.A. Ballet exam (Merit) - currently working towards student teacher Advanced 1 and teaching Ballet to children ages 2 to 16 years

Classical Award I Ballet exam (Merit)

Grade 2 A.B.R.S.M. Piano

Grade 4 A.B.R.S.M. Singing

Grade 5 Music Theory (Merit)

Currently learning the Guitar

Trains competitively in Ballroom, Latin as a member of the National Supadance League and also the International Dance Teacher's Association (I.D.T.A.) and the United Kingdom Alliance (U.K.A.) for Freestyle, Slow and Street Dance. Has reached many National Finals in many of these events.