CHARIS KING by Michael Wharley
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7 Leicester Place, London WC2H 7RJ
Phone: 020-7437 7631
Fax: 020-7437 5881
Height:5'7" (170cm)
Weight:8st. 7lb. (54kg)
Playing Age:19 - 26 years
Eye Colour:Blue
Hair Colour:Blond(e)
Hair Length:Long
Voice Quality:Bright
Voice Character:Enthusiastic


Appearing as Juliet in TNT Theatre’s world tour of ‘Romeo and Juliet,’ September 2018 - April 2019.

Stage Radio Short Film Rehearsed Reading Corporate Music Video Internet Improvisation
2018, Stage, Charis (solo comedy sketch), Leadership Conference at the Royal Albert Hall, Aileen Gonsalves
2018, Stage, Grace, Be My Bloody Valentine, Drayton Arms Theatre, Ed Hartland
2017, Stage, Catherine in 'The Memory of Water', Monologue Slam National Final, Triforce
2017, Stage, Cheshire Cat, Another Alice, Alice in Wonderland (UK Tour) IMMERSIVE, Butterfly, Nicholas Humphrey
2017, Stage, Miss Prism, The Importance of Being Earnest (UK/Jersey Tour) IMMERSIVE, Butterfly, Elle de Burgh
2016, Stage, 'Haunt', Blackshaw Scare Slam, Old Red Lion Theatre, Stack 10 Theatre
2015, Stage, Witch, Macbeth, The Other Palace (St James Theatre) Butterfly, Aileen Gonsalves
2015, Stage, Laura in 'The Woman who Cooked her Husband', MonologueSlam Winner's Edition, Triforce Promotions
2015, Stage, Cecily, The Importance of Being Earnest, Arts Theatre Westend, Butterfly, Aileen Gonsalves
2015, Stage, Elizabeth, Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, The Other Palace (St James Theatre), Ed Hartland
2015, Stage, Justine, Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, Arts Theatre Westend, Ed Hartland
2015, Stage, Granny Claris, Comedy Show, Etcetera Theatre, Charis King
2015, Stage, Meme, Comedy Showcase, Barons Court Theatre, Charis King
2014, Stage, Steph in 'Reasons to be Pretty', MonologueSlam, TriForce Promotions
2014, Stage, Various roles, The International Festival of Playwriting and Performance, The Other Palace (St James Theatre)
2014, Stage, Eurydice, Renee, Antigone, The Andrew Lloyd Webber Theatre, Gary Sefton
2014, Stage, Rosalind, As You Like It, ArtsEd, Edward Hulmes
2013, Stage, Catherine, The Memory of Water, ArtsEd, Aileen Gonsalves
2010, Stage, Miss Fezziwig, Tiny Tim, Young Scrooge,, A Christmas Carol, Royal Tunbridge Wells Trinity Arts Theatre, Caroline Elliot
2017, Radio, Various comedy characters, The Steve N Allen Show BBC Radio Kent, BBC Radio
2017, Radio, Granny Claris (regular comedy character), Pat Marsh and Erika North show, BBC Radio Kent
2016, Radio, Granny Claris (Sport Relief comedy sketch), BBC Radio Kent Sport Relief, BBC Radio
2016, Radio, Granny Claris (Regular weekly comedy character), BBC Radio Kent (Pat Marsh and Steve Ladner Show), BBC Radio
2015, Radio, Granny Claris (Christmas Jingle singer), BBC Radio Kent (Pat Marsh and Steve Ladner Show), BBC Radio
Short Film
2017, Short Film, Kate, Lasagne, Ravensbourne, Ana Krkljus
2016, Short Film, Kristine, Paperkids, Elisa Spigariol
2015, Short Film, Lauren, My Enemy, House of Koi LTD, Chris Chung
2016, Short Film, Scarlett, The Edge of the World, Southampton Solent, Tyler Cook-Abbott
2015, Short Film, Bella, Stuck in the Middle, Met Film School, Tallulah de Castro-Gray
2015, Short Film, Katie, The Play's the Thing, Westminster University
2015, Short Film, Nikki, Snap, Toffee Submarine
2014, Short Film, Stevie, Pelican Blood, ArtsEd, Mark Street
Rehearsed Reading
2016, Rehearsed Reading, SVÁFA/THORA, Valhalla, Modu Sesay
2015, Rehearsed Reading, Silvius, Duke Frederick, As You Like It, Just Jones, Rebecca Manson Jones
2015, Rehearsed Reading, Oon, The Neanderthals, Butterfly Theatre
2015, Rehearsed Reading, Elizabeth, Frankenstein, Butterfly Theatre, Ed Hartland
2014, Rehearsed Reading, Various, The International Festival of Playwriting, Trinity College London, St James Theatre, Lilac Yosiphon
2015, Corporate, Lead girl, Nike, Nike, Chris Chung
Music Video
2015, Music Video, Lead girl, Snow Leopard, Ravensbourne, Iva Atanasova
2015, Internet, Lead Girl, Van Hire Promo Online Film, Grade A Productions, George Putnam
2015, Internet, Nomaddie (comedy Vlogging character), Hexultimate Kickstarter Film, Hexultimate, Darrel Butlin
2015, Improvisation, Level One (8 weeks), The Free Association Comedy Course, The Free Association, Graham Dickson, Michael Orton-Toliver


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-Standard, Australian, Cockney, Estuary English, Heightened RP, Kent, RP*
(* = Native/Fluent)
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Alto, Choral Singing
Performance:Comedy, Comedy Improv, Immersive Performance, Laban Training, Physical Theatre, Presenting, Promenade Theatre, Radio Presenting, TV Presenting, Verbatim Theatre, Voice Acting, Voice Over
(* = highly skilled)
Cycling, Running*, Stage Combat, Swimming
Other Skills:Alexander Technique, Artist (Fine Art), Artist (Portrait), Assistant Director (experienced), First Aider (qualified), Impersonation, Improvisation


MA Acting: ArtsEd (2013-2014)

Comedy Improvisation: The Free Association Comedy Improv Players (8 weeks, 2015)

GOLD in BADC Level 1 Dagger/Single-Rapier/Unarmed Combat Training for Stage and Screen (Louis Penfold)

1st Class BA Drama: Loughborough University (2010-2013) Winner of the two awards for the most outstanding performances in the view of the examining board and achieved highest overall marks in year group, (Loughborough's English and Drama department).