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YASSER KAYANI

YASSER KAYANI by Nick Pelas
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EAGLESTONE MANAGEMENT/CASTING KIDS
22 Leafields, Northampton NN3 9UY
Phone: 07837 898793
E-mail: elaine@eaglestonemanagement.co.uk
WWW: www.eaglestonemanagement.co.uk
E-mail: elaine@castingkids.co.uk
WWW: www.castingkids.co.uk
Location:
Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Greater Manchester, England, United Kingdom
Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Height:6'2" (187cm)
Weight:16st. 12lb. (107kg)
Playing Age:30 - 40 years
Appearance:Pakistani, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean
Nationality:British
Eye Colour:Hazel
Hair Colour:Black
Hair Length:Mid Length
Voice Character:Enthusiastic
Voice Quality:Strong
  

Currently appearing:

Comedy Stage Television Cabaret Film Short Film Television Movie Web Series Commercial
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Comedy
2020, Comedy, Actor/Writer: Multiple Characters, Monkey Wedding: Macaque to the Future (Comedy Sketch Show), Brighton Fringe 2020 at The Warren
2019, Comedy, Actor/Writer: Multiple Roles, Chaos Theory: Heavier Than Tupperware, Camden Fringe at The Lion & Unicorn Theatre, Stephen Dinsdale
2018, Comedy, Actor/Writer: Multiple Roles, Chaos Theory: Sardines at Midnight (Comedy Sketch Show), Camden Fringe at The Water Rats, Stephen Dinsdale
2018, Comedy, Comedian/Writer/Producer: Multiple Roles, Monkey Wedding: Macaque To The Future (Comedy Sketch Show), Camden Fringe at The Water Rats
2017, Comedy, Actor/Writer, Chaos Theory: The Theory of Chaos (comedy sketch show), Camden Fringe, Stephen Dinsdale
2017, Comedy, Comedian/Writer/Producer, Monkey Wedding: Ape Expectations (comedy sketch show), Camden Fringe
2016, Comedy, Performer/Writer/Producer, Monkey Wedding: Dark Side of the Monkey, Camden Fringe
2015, Comedy, Performer/Writer/Producer, Monkey Wedding: Primate and Confidential, Camden Fringe
2015, Comedy, Performer/Writer, Chaos Theory & Bounty of Beards (Chaos of Beards), Camden Fringe, Stephen Dinsdale
2014, Comedy, Performer/Writer, The Perceptionists, Camden Fringe, Stephen Dinsdale
Stage
2019, Stage, Multiple Characters, Theatre in the Pound, Chaos Theory Sketch Group at The Cockpit Theatre, Stephen Dinsdale
2018, Stage, Kim Jong-Un, Leader of the Workers Party of Korea, Shot to Fame - Fake News - Alternative Facts, Soho Theatre, Alison Jackson
2018, Stage, Comedy, Actor, Three Roles, The Indian Has Landed, Questors Theatre Ealing, Sanjeev Wadhwa
2018, Stage, Actor, Judge, Contempt, as part of Arcola Queer Collective, Arcola Theatre, Tasmine Airey
2018, Stage, Actor, Gay Protagonist Merlin, 55 Shades of Gay, as part of Arcola Queer Collective, Arcola Theatre, Tasmine Airey
2017, Stage, Actor - Namaan the Executioner & Judean Soldier, Salome, Stage Theatre Company, Baron's Court Theatre, Nick Pelas
2016, Stage, Actor - Bentley the Bookworm, Hitchcock Homage, Stage Theatre Company, Baron's Court Theatre, Nick Pelas
Television
2015, Television, Comedian, London Live News - Ghengis Khan Sketch & Live Interview, London Live
2014, Television, Resident Panellist, The Lock In (Satirical News Review) Jan - Apr, The People's Voice, Roland London & David Icke
Cabaret
2017, Cabaret, Stand Up Comedian, Unrestricted View Burlesque Nights, Hen & Chickens Theatre, Stage Theatre Company, Nick Pelas
Film
2019, Feature Film, Patre (Father) Pantelibes, O Jackie, Stage Theatre Company, Nick Pelas
Short Film
2019, Short Film, Ice Cream Godfather Don Vimto Cornettocone, Ice Cream Godfather, Chaos Theory, Stephen Dinsdale
2019, Short Film, Beast the Arch Zombie, Zombie Fight Club, Redomelette Productions, Graham Trelfer
2019, Short Film, Writer and actor: Professor XY, The Time Travel Wank Squad, Monkey Wedding Productions, Mike Sheldon & Joanna Tilley
2019, Short Film, Patient 3, Emotion Over Raisin, Ruth Waters
2018, Short Film, Satchin the Lawyer, BET, Oliwia Siem
2018, Short Film, Baby Henry, Baby Henry, Monkey Wedding Productions, Joanna Tilley
Television Movie
2015, Television Movie, Actor - Buckingham Palace Royal Press Officer, Distinguished Ladies, Jane Bussman
Web Series
2019, Web Series, Government Minister, Mr. Pickers, The Inquiry - Episode 3 Series 1 of The Xit, Window Zebra Productions, Joseph Archer
Commercial
2019, Commercial, Commuter, Team Sky Goodbye, SKY Creative Agency, Lizzie Knowles
2019, Commercial, Chef, All Or Nothing: Manchester City Prime Video, Wren Production Company/Amazon Prime, David Stewart

Skills:

Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-New York, American-Southern States, Australian, Black Country, Cockney*, French, Geordie, Heightened RP, Indian, Italian, London*, Pakistani*, RP, Yorkshire
Languages:
(* = Native/Fluent)
Urdu*
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Argentine Tango, Bhangra Dance, Bollywood Dance, Guitar, Harmonica, Piano, Songwriter, Tap, Ukulele
Performance:Clown, Comedy, Comedy Improv, Commedia Dell'Arte, Immersive Performance, Mask, Meisner Technique, Musical Comedy, Musical Theatre, Physical Comedy, Physical Theatre, Poetry Reading, Repertory, Spoken Word, Stand-up Comic, Story Telling, Writer/Director - Comedy Fringe
Vehicle Licences:Car Driving Licence
Other Skills:Acrobatics, Calligraphy, Chess, Circus Skills, IT Literate, Mime, Screenwriter (professional), Scriptwriter (professional), Spoken Word Artist, Tarot Reading, Writer

Training:

Includes:

National Film and Television School (NFTS) PGDip Writing and Producing Comedy - Jan 2020 to Jun 2021

Jacques Lecoq's Pedagogy of the Body (Facciocose Physical Theatre Company) - Jan to Jun 2019

3D Special Effects Make-Up for Film and TV (City Lit) - 10 weeks, 2017

Unarmed Combat for Theatre (City Lit/Stage Combat UK Summer School) - 2017.

Grotowski for Actors (City Lit) - 6 weeks, 2016

Physical Theatre (Morley College) - 3 months, 2016

Musical Theatre (Stage & The City) - 6 months, 2016

Bollywood and Bhangra Dancing (City Lit) - 3 months, 2016

Magic for Performance - 3 months, 2015

Accents for Actors (City Lit) - 3 months, 2015

American Accents for Actors - 2 months, 2015

Commedia dell'arte (Morley College) - 3 months, 2015

Stand-Up Comedy Intermediate (City Lit) - 3 months, 2014

Sketch Comedy Writing Part 1 and 2 (Chris Head) - 3 months, 2014

Clowning: Bouffon and Tragedy (City Academy) - 3 months, 2014

Drama Foundation for Actors in Training (City Lit) - 1 year, 2013

Short Form and Long Form Improvisation (HOOPLA) - 1 year, 2013

Introduction to Stanislavski (City Lit) - 3 months, 2013

Tango Argentino (City Lit) - 1 year, 2013

American Tap (City Lit) - 6 months, 2013

Bellydancing (City Lit) - 3 months, 2013

TV & Radio Comedy: Create It and Do It Part 1/2/3 (City Lit) - 1 year, 2013

Meisner Method for Dramatic Improvisation (City Lit) - 5 months, 2013