Spotlight: TARA DOWD


TARA DOWD by Ruth Crafer
Photo: Ruth Crafer
15 Jarman House, Hawkstone Road, London, SE16 2PW
Phone: 020-7237 8953
Mobile: 07837 832203
Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Height:5'5" (165cm)
Weight:8st. 4lb. (53kg)
Playing Age:26 - 34 years
Nationality:British, Irish
Eye Colour:Brown
Hair Colour:Dark Brown
Hair Length:Long
Voice Character:Natural
Voice Quality:Warm

About me:

Tara has finished filming on the feature 'Lair', playing Carol Dollarhyde. Lair is due for release in Summer 2020.

Stage Film Short Film Further Credits
2019, Stage, Beatrice, Much Ado About Nothing, Shakespeare's Wanderers (UK tour), Bryony Thompson
2017, Stage, Sylvia, Don't Lose the Place, English Theatre of Hamburg, Robert Rumpf
2016, Stage, Viny, Strikes (Significant Other Festival), The Pensive Federation, Tristan Bates Theatre, Noa Nikolsky
2015, Stage, Lady Macbeth/Witch, Macbeth, Young Shakespeare Company (UK tour), Fiona Penney
2015, Stage, Maisie, Crow, LEMAD Theatre, Rosemary Branch Theatre, Rachel Knightley
2015, Stage, The Woman, The Waiting Room, Leicester Square Theatre, Jenny Eastop
2014, Stage, Popova, Anton Chekhov's Vaudevilles, Mercurius Theatre, Jermyn Street Theatre, Jenny Eastop
2013, Stage, Carly/Della, Chased, Ten Ten Theatre, Leicester Square Theatre, Raymond Waring
2012, Stage, Various Roles, Babies, Chased & The Girl Next Door, Ten Ten Theatre, Raymond Waring
2012, Stage, Nana, Nana, Drama Studio London, New Diorama, Crispin Harris
2012, Stage, Gilda/Helen/Millie/Flynn/Rita, Loveplay, Drama Studio London, Vince Tycer
2012, Stage, Imogen Parrott, Trelawny of the Wells, Drama Studio London, Jenny Eastop
2011, Stage, Lady Fidget, The Country Wife, Drama Studio London, Chris Pickles
2011, Stage, Rosaline, Loves Labour's Lost, Drama Studio London, Justin Butcher
2011, Stage, Queen Margaret, Henry VI, Drama Studio London, Holly Wilson
2020, Feature Film, Carol Dollarhyde, Lair, Ditto Films, Adam Ethan Crow
Short Film
2014, Short Film, Sarah's Mother, A Day in the Park, Met Film School, Jamie Stirling
2014, Short Film, Betsy, Last Man Standing, Sparky Buddy Productions, David Pustansky
2014, Short Film, Helen, Will You Love Me, Aces and Eights Productions, Daniel Baugh
2014, Short Film, Eve, Alien, Short Shorts, Emily-Jane Curtin
2013, Short Film, Mary, Love Always, Aces and Eights Productions, Daniel Baugh
2013, Short Film, War Bride, Wherever They Have Fallen, Marocana, Ross Barnwell
2013, Short Film, Sibyl, Dorian, London Film Academy, Frankie Contino
Further Credits
2019, Voice Over, Untitled feature film currently in development, Babyfoot, Oliver Cole, Simon Gleeson and Michael Gracey
2018, Corporate, Mandy, Barclays, We Are Tilt, Tom Connolly
2016, Workshop, Dagfinn, The Pretenders, Drayton Arms Theatre, Antonio Ferrara
2015, Workshop, Amber, Someone With A Naturally Cheery Disposition Sought, Theatre 503, Tom Latter
2014, Rehearsed Reading, Sophie, Pigeon Steps, The Hope Theatre, Josh Roche
2013, Rehearsed Reading, Dawn, Chasing the Loss, Edward Sayeed
2012, Audio, Sister Anna/Sister Cecylia, The Death of Mother Superior, Invisible Theatre Company, Beth Eyre
2012, Audio, Elena Ivanovna Popova, The Bear, Invisible Theatre Company, Sean Bye
2012, Radio, Spectator, Singles & Doublets, BBC Radio 3, Cherry Cookson
2011, Pantomime, Alice Fitzwarren, Dick Wittington, Drama Studio London, Chris Pickles


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-Standard, Cockney, Estuary English, Heightened RP, Irish-Southern, London*, Norfolk, RP*, West Country
(* = Native/Fluent)
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Performance:Actor-Singer, Audio Drama, BASSC-Rapier, Dagger & Unarmed (pass), Outdoor Performances, Story Telling, Voice Over
(* = highly skilled)
Cycling, Running, Swimming, Yoga
Vehicle Licences:Car Driving Licence
Other Skills:Computer Literate, Event Host (experienced), Holistic Therapist, Qualified Massage Therapist, Reiki
Vocal Range:F3 to A5


DRAMA STUDIO LONDON, Two Year Acting Course, 2010 - 2012

Dance and Drama Award, 2011