JESSICA DIVES by Michael Wharley
Photo: Michael Wharley
Oval House, 52-54 Kennington Oval, London SE11 5SW
Phone: 020-7793 9888
Merseyside, England, United Kingdom
Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom
Height:5'7" (170cm)
Weight:10st. 2lb. (64kg)
Playing Age:20 - 30 years
Appearance:Scandinavian, White
Eye Colour:Blue
Hair Colour:Strawberry Blond(e)
Hair Length:Mid Length
Voice Character:Enthusiastic
Voice Quality:Warm

About me:

Currently Musical Director and Duke/Balthazar in 'A Comedy of Errors' dir. by Alex Clifton for Storyhouse, Chester. Playing at Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre until 30th August 2020

Find Jessica's work as a composer demonstrated in the 5* Interactive Online Family Show 'Up, Up, Up and Away', Created by Super Stories With City Actors.

'Jessica Dives’ music is equally as impressive and hard-working. So catchy are the tunes...' (

2020, Stage, Duke/Balthasar/Officer and Musical Director, A Comedy of Errors, Grosvenor Theatre Open Air Theatre/Storyhouse, Alex Clifton
2020, Interactive Video, Composer and Musical Director, Up, Up, Up and Away, Super Stories with City Actors
2020, Stage, Associate Musical Director/Phoebe, The Ballad of Maria Marten, Eastern Angles and SJT, Hal Chambers
2019, Stage, Pianist/Sue, Merry Christmas Carol, Liverpool's Royal Court, Joe Shipman
2019, Stage, Feste/Music Captain, Twelfth Night, Storyhouse, Julia Thomas
2019, Stage, Aunt Lupy/Music Captain, The Borrowers, Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre/Storyhouse, Robert Shaw Cameron
2019, Stage, Bardolph/Duke of Burgundy/Music Captain, Henry V, Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre/Storyhouse, Loveday Ingram
2018, Stage, Fairy Lizzie, The Night Before Christmas, Big Wooden Horse, Adam Bampton-Smith
2018, Stage, Mother Nature, Guess How Much I Love You, Selladoor, Anna Fox
2018, Workshop, Olem, The Lost Ones, The Bush Theatre, Tania Azavedo
2018, Stage, Olem, The Lost Ones, Beam Festival, Theatre Royal Stratford East, Tania Azavedo
2017, Stage, Mum/Mrs McKee/Rasputin/Narrator/Musician, Skellig, Tin Robot Theatre, Adam Carver
2017, Stage, Ophelia, Hamlet, Young Shakespeare Company, Christopher Geelan
2017, Stage, First Witch/Malcolm/Gentlewoman, Macbeth, Young Shakespeare Company, Christopher Geelan
2016, Stage, Performer, Newsrevue, Canal Cafe Theatre, Nicola Kill
2016, Site Specific, Tracy/Musician, On The Line, Merge Festival, Small Truth Theatre, Yasmeen Arden
2015, Concert, Soloist Singer, Musical Theatre Tuesdays: Adam Gwon, Theatre Royal Stratford East, Sevan Greene
2015, Feature Film, Show Manager, FAN, Yash Raj Films, Maneesh Sharma
2014, Stage, Fairy Dandelion/Swing, Little Red Riding Hood, Liverpool Everyman, Mark Chatterton
2014, Stage, Rosie, The Commune, Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, Martin Wylde
2014, Stage, Maggie, Lovesong, Fortune Theatre, Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, Sarah Davey-Hull
2014, Stage, Tess, Blue Stockings, Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, Sarah Davey-Hull
2013, Stage, Young Woman, Machinal, Caryl Churchill Theatre, Lorna Casey


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-Standard, Australian, Cockney, Essex*, Estuary English, Irish-Northern, Liverpool, London, Northern, RP, Suffolk, Welsh-Standard, West Country
(* = Native/Fluent)
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Accordion*, Alto*, Banjo, Bass Guitar, Cajon, Clog Dancing, Folk Singing*, Guitar*, Harmony Singing*, Jazz Singing, Jive, Keyboards, Merengue, Mezzo*, Morris Dancing*, Period Dancing, Piano*, Singer-Songwriter, Ukulele*
Performance:Actor-Musician, Actor-Singer, Children's Theatre, Comedy, Comedy Improv, Musical Theatre, Role Play, Singer-Professional, Voice Over
(* = highly skilled)
Cycling, Pilates, Skiing, Stage Combat, Swimming, Yoga
Vehicle Licences:Car Driving Licence
Other Skills:DBS (CRB) clearance, Improvisation, Musical Director, Workshop Leader
Vocal Range:F3 to G♭5 (belt to B4)


MA Acting, Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, 2013-14

BA Drama and Theatre Studies, Royal Holloway 2010-13

NYMT, 2010