SHAMIRA TURNER

SHAMIRA TURNER by Claire Grogan
Photo: Claire Grogan
MIA THOMSON ASSOCIATES
3rd Floor, 207 Regent Street, London W1B 3HH
Phone: 020-7307 5939
Fax: 020-7580 4729
Mobile: 07727 037627
E-mail: info@miathomsonassociates.co.uk
WWW: www.miathomsonassociates.co.uk
Location:London, United Kingdom
Height:5'7" (170cm)
Weight:8st. 5lb. (53kg)
Playing Age:16 - 30 years
Appearance:White
Eye Colour:Blue
Hair Colour:Strawberry Blond(e)
Hair Length:Mid Length
Voice Quality:Bright
Voice Character:Engaging

Credits:

Appearing in 'Orpheus' at Brisbane Festival, 12-16 Sept 2017. Press quotes for 'Bucket List' by Theatre Ad Infinitum: “transfixingly talented cast member Shamira Turner" - Time Out. Shamira is co-director of She Goat, and a founding member of award-winning Little Bulb Theatre.

Stage Further Credits
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Stage
2017, Stage, American teen, Underling & Other Roles, Soho Young Playwrights (8 short plays), Soho Theatre, Charlotte Bennett
2017, Stage, President & male characters, singer/guitarist, Bucket List, Theatre Ad Infinitum, Nir Paldi
2016, Stage, Doppelgänger, singer, multi-instrumentalist, DoppelDänger (preview shows), Camden Peoples Theatre, She Goat
2016, Stage, Robert Robertson, Golem, 1927, World tour incl: Sydney Theatre Company, and Lincoln Centre, New York, Suzanne Andrade
2015, Stage, Robert Robertson, Golem, 1927, Young Vic, and Trafalgar Studios, Suzanne Andrade
2015, Stage, Triplet/Accordion/Ensemble, Orpheus, Little Bulb Theatre, Royal Opera House Linbury Studio/UK touring
2014, Stage, Triplet/Accordion/Fury/Hermes/Boatman/Horse, Orpheus, Little Bulb Theatre, Salzburg Festival, Austria
2013, Stage, Tony/Sally/Tracy, Squally Showers, Little Bulb, The Shed at the National Theatre
2013, Stage, Accordionist (Actor/musician), Le Cabaret Calamiteux, Compagnie L'Immediat, La Breche in Cherbourg, Camille Boitel
2013, Stage, Improviser/Musician, La machinajouer, Compagnie L'Immediat, Salle de La Galerie Fuveau, Camille Boitel
2013, Stage, Triplet/Accordion/Fury/Hermes/Boatman/Horse, Orpheus, Little Bulb Theatre, Battersea Arts Centre
2012, Stage, Charlotte, The Marvellous & Unlikely Fete of Little Upper Downing, Little Bulb Theatre, UK rural tour
2011, Stage, Alice, Operation Greenfield, Little Bulb Theatre, Soho Theatre & UK tour
2010, Stage, Clod/Ratty, Tortoise, Shanty Fiasco, Lounge on the Farm in Canterbury
2008, Stage, Sophia, Crocosmia, Little Bulb, Battersea Arts Centre & UK tour
Further Credits
2016, Television, Neighbour, Accordionist & puppeteer, CBeebies' The Nutcracker, BBC CBeebies, Jon Spooner
2015, Web Series, Posh housemate (episode 1), Limbo, Limbo, Martin Franks
2015, Rehearsed Reading, "The Girl"/Ensemble/Puppeteer, KITE (R&D), The Wrong Crowd, Rachael Canning
2011, Concert, Singer/Musician, Goose Party (a theatrical gig experience), Little Bulb, Summerhall in Edinburgh & UK tour
2009, Musical, Evelyn, Sporadical, Little Bulb Theatre, Forest Fringe in Edinburgh
2016, Site Specific, The Woman, Tower (R&D), Lucy Thornett
2017, Voice Over, Dragon Boat Paddler (English voice over), Five Short Blasts, Theater der Welt, Hamburg, Madeleine Flynn & Tim Humphreys

Skills:

Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-Standard, English-Standard*, Heightened RP, RP, Somerset
Languages:
(* = Native/Fluent)
English*, French
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
A Cappella, Alto, Autoharp, Blues, Cabaret Singing, Choral Singing, Classical Singing, Contact Improvisation, Harmonica, Keytar, Melodica, Mezzo-Soprano, Scat Singing, Singer-Songwriter, Soprano
Performance:Actor-Musician, Actor-Singer, Children's Theatre, Comedy, Mask, Outdoor Performances, Physical Theatre, Poetry Reading, Story Telling
Sports:
(* = highly skilled)
Cycling, Pilates, Swimming, Yoga
Vehicle Licences:Car Driving Licence
Other Skills:Cooking/Baking, Devising, Improvisation, Lyricist, Puppetry, Writer

Training:

University of Kent + 1 year abroad at University of California San Diego, Masters in Theatre and Drama: 1st Class Honours, 2006 - 2010

RADA, Acting Shakespeare intensive, 2006

New York Film Academy, Acting for Film course, 2006