Spotlight: SHAKA DAVID


SHAKA DAVID by Brian Would
Photo: Brian Would
Suite 28, Springhead Enterprise Park, Fleet House, Springhead Road, Northfleet, DA11 8HJ
Phone: 020 3189 1441
Fax: 01474 338845
Mobile: 07946 260926
Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Height:5'8" (172cm)
Weight:9st. (57kg)
Playing Age:16 - 30 years
Appearance:African-American, Black-African, Mixed Race
Eye Colour:Brown
Hair Colour:Dark Brown
Hair Length:Long
Voice Character:Authoritative
Voice Quality:Clear

About me:

Appeared as lead character "Abeni Wasiri" in "Metamorphosis" at Leicester Square Theatre, London , 2014

2015, Film, Jane Snow, An Act of Leadership, Loughborough University London, Taiwo Adebowale
2014, Commercial, Customer, Enterprise Rent-A-Car 'Network' & 'Interpretor', Caviar Content, Seth Gordon
2014, Film, Uche, Onye Ama, Deeyou Films, Dera Ugwuegbu
2014, Musical, Vicky, Vicky, Hassanova Films, Rouzie Hassanova
2014, Stage, Abeni Wasiri, METAMORPHOSIS, Stage Theatre Company, Nick Pelas
2013, Corporate, Ebun Olufemi, GSK Vaccines - Eye of the Patient, Vivida Productions for GlaxoSmithKline, Simeon Quarrie
2013, Film, Nurse Necca, Blackout, Raw TV Ltd for Channel 4, Ben Chanan
2013, Stage, Abeni, METAMORPHOSIS, Pelas Theatre Company, Nick Pelas
2012, Commercial, Girl, Feed the Flame (Burger King), Outsider, Don & Nic
2012, Film, Kerry, I Can't See You, Bibi Entertainment, Rahima Bibi
2012, Stage, Nonkosi, Elegies for Angels, Punks and Raging Queens, Language Laid Bare Productions, Joseph Walsh
2011, Commercial, Girl, McDonald's Favourites, Leo Burnett Limited, Kirsten Kates
2011, Television, Nurse Keegan O'Neill, Eastenders, BBC, Michael Owen Morris
2010, Corporate, Various (Roleplay 2010-2012), Aimhigher, Aimhigher
2007, Promo, Flirty Girlfriend, Nollywood Magazine Promo, Fabuhouse Productions, Kola Munis
2007, Television, Shaka David - Presenter (2007-2010), Business Guide, OBE TV, Paul Akwaboah
2006, Film, Susan, Sam's Story, Edge Picture, Richard Carroll
2006, Television, PC Shape, Aisa Des Hai Mera, Sony TV, Rikin Trivedi
2006, Television, Keisha, Everyday Life, Ben TV and Love2 Work Productions, Adeola Babatunde
2005, Commercial, Presenter, Clean & Clear, Trouble TV
2005, Documentary, Featured Model, A Picture of Britain, BBC Television, Micky Lachmann
2004, Stage, Various Roles, Magical Musical Journey, Footlights, Daniel Stockwell
2004, Stage, Shelley, The Second Coming, OHCC, Nneka Agada
2004, Stage, Chorus/Ballet, The Secret Garden, Footlights, Daniel Stockwell
2003, Stage, New Born, The Cloak, Incognito Theatre, Vicky York
2003, Stage, Recently Dead, The Cloak(Mine & Dance), Incognito Theatre, Vicky York
2003, Stage, Fedka, What Men Live By, Incognito Theatre, Vicky York
2002, Stage, Adele, Shakers, BDS, Jennifer Nelson
2002, Stage, Queen Jacosta, The Tragedy Of Oedipus, BDS, Jennifer Nelson


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
African, African-West, American-New York, Cockney, London*, Nigerian*, Pidgin*, RP*
(* = Native/Fluent)
English*, Ibo*, Igbo*, Yoruba
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
African Dance-Contemporary*, African Dance-Traditional*, Alto, Blues, Bongo Drums, Choral Singing, Choreography*, Freestyle Dance, Mezzo-Soprano, R & B Singing*, Salsa Dancing, Soprano, Street Dance, Tenor, Treble*, Waltz, Zumba
Performance:Audio Drama, Comedy, Mask, Musical Theatre, Role Play, TV Presenting, Voice Over, Writer/Director - Comedy Fringe
(* = highly skilled)
Athletics*, Badminton*, Basketball, Bowling*, Karate, Netball, Running*, Tennis*, Trampoline*, Volleyball
Vehicle Licences:Car Driving Licence
Other Skills:Alexander Technique, Computer Literate, Drama Workshop Leader, Improvisation, Journalist, Military Training/Experience, Narration, Photographic Model, Photography, Poker, Pottery, Producer (professional), Scriptwriter (professional), Writer


2013-present: City Lit - Singing for actors performance and Laban for actors.

2011-Present: Actors Centre - Voice and various skills workshops.

2011-2012: Actors Temple - Meisner Technique.

2010-2011: Arts Ed - Acting for Screen & Television.

2005-2006: LAMDA - Advance Acting.

2004-2007: Sharon Harris School of Drama - Professional Acting training.

2003-2004: Footlights Musical Theatre - Musical theatre for performance.

2002-2003: Incognito Youth Theatre - Theatre acting training and performances.