HAZEL HOLDER by Simon Richardson
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7 Leicester Place, London WC2H 7RJ
Phone: 020-7437 7631
Fax: 020-7437 5881
E-mail: enquiries@spotlight.com
WWW: www.spotlight.com
Artist's Website: www.hazelholder.com
Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Height:5'4" (162cm)
Weight:10st. 6lb. (66kg)
Playing Age:30 - 45 years
Appearance:Black-African, Black-Caribbean, Black-Other Areas
Other:Equity, Musicians Union, Equity Minority Ethnic Members Register
Eye Colour:Brown
Hair Colour:Black
Hair Length:Mid Length
Voice Character:Friendly
Voice Quality:Warm


Currently filming Small Axe, directed by Steve McQueen (BBC)

Stage Television Radio Short Film Documentary Educational Further Credits
2018, Stage, Voice & Dialect Coach, Tina: The Tina Turner Musical, Mark Rubenstein, Phyllida Lloyd
2018, Stage, Dialect Coach, Nine Night, National Theatre, Roy Alexander Weise
2018, Stage, Dialect Coach, Caroline, or Change, Chichester FT Production at Hampstead Theatre, Michael Longhurst
2017, Stage, Dialect Coach, Barber Shop Chronicles, National Theatre, Bijan Sheibani
2017, Stage, Dialect Coach, Angels in America, National Theatre, Marianne Elliot
2016, Stage, Resident Director & Dialect Coach, Dreamgirls, Sonia Friedman Productions, Casey Nicholaw
2016, Stage, Dialect Coach, The Mountaintop, The Young Vic, Roy Alexander Weise
2016, Stage, Voice & Dialect Coach, Father Comes Home From The Wars Parts 1,2 & 3, The Royal Court, Jo Binney
2016, Stage, Dialect Coach, The Emperor, The Young Vic / Home Manchester Co-Production, Walter Meierjohann
2016, Stage, Dialect Coach, Pigs & Dogs, The Royal Court, Dominic Cooke
2016, Stage, Voice & Dialect Coach, Cuttin' It, The Young Vic / The Royal Court, Gbolahan Obisesan
2016, Stage, Dialect Coach, Soul, Royal & Derngate, Northampton, James Dacre
2016, Stage, Dialect Coach, Les Blancs, The National Theatre, London, Yaël Farber
2016, Stage, Dialect Coach, Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, The National Theatre, London, Dominic Cooke
2015, Stage, Nurse, Here We Go, National Theatre, Dominic Cooke
2015, Stage, Choir, As You Like It, National Theatre, Polly Findlay
2015, Stage, Bakkhai, The Bakkhai, The Almeida, James MacDonald
2015, Stage, Voice & Accent Coach, The Initiate, Paines Plough, George Perrin
2015, Stage, Voice & Accent Coach, The Rolling Stone, The Royal Exchange Theatre, Ellen McDougall
2015, Stage, Voice & Accent Coach, Eclipsed, The Gate Theatre, Caroline Byrne
2015, Stage, Ensemble Cast, Things Will Never Be the Same Again, The Tricycle Theatre, Emily Lim
2015, Stage, Voice & Accent Coach, The Rise & Shine of Comrade Fiasco, The Gate Theatre, Elayce Ismail
2014, Stage, Chorus, Medea, National Theatre, Carrie Cracknell
2014, Stage, Voice Coach, Lie With Me, Talawa - TYPT:14, Ola Animashawun
2014, Stage, Ensemble Cast, Standing Up and Singing, The Shout, Michael Henry
2014, Stage, Production Voice Coach, The Epic Adventure of Nhamo..., Tiata Fahodzi, Lucian Msamati
2014, Stage, Ensemble Cast, Dalston Songs, Helen Chadwick Song Theatre, Helen Chadwick
2013, Stage, Anita, Journey To Freedom, Marginal Voices, Caryne Chapman
2013, Stage, River Dart, Dart's Love, Tete-a-Tete Opera Festival, Bill Bankes-Jones
2013, Stage, Ensemble Cast / Singer, Zero, Clod Ensemble, Suzy Wilson
2013, Stage, Ensemble Cast, Cave of Wonders, Tiata Fahodzi, Lucian Msamati
2012, Stage, Juanita, White Suit, Helen Chadwick Song Theatre, Mia Theil Have
2011, Stage, Ensemble Cast, Tamba Tamba, Tiata Fahodzi, Lucian Msamati
2010, Stage, Follower of Dionysus - The Singer, The Bacchae, Royal Exchange Theatre, Braham Murray
2009, Stage, The Mother, Six Characters in Search of an Author, Headlong, Anna Ledwich / Rupert Goold
2009, Stage, Ensemble / Singing Captain, Death And The King's Horseman, The National Theatre, London, Rufus Norris
2008, Stage, Bacchae/Messenger, The Bacchae, National Theatre of Scotland/Lincoln Centre, John Tiffany
2008, Stage, Ensemble Cast, Dalston Songs, The Helen Chadwick Group/ROH, Helen Chadwick/Steven Hoggett
2007, Stage, Ensemble Cast, Fingerprint, The Shout/ROH 2, Emma Bernard
2007, Stage, Ensemble Cast, Critical Mass, The Shout/Streetwise Opera, Emma Bernard
2007, Stage, Ensemble Cast, Myths & Hymns, Oystercatcher/Finborough Theatre, Tom Cooper
2006, Stage, Ensemble Cast, Dalston Songs, The Helen Chadwick Group/ROH, Steven Hoggett
2006, Stage, Nurse Bryant, Captain Oates' Left Sock, Royal Court 50th Anniversary, John Antrobus
2006, Stage, Ensemble Cast, Songs of Exile, The Helen Chadwick Group/ROH, Aileen Gonsalves
2005, Stage, Mercy Fine, Mercy Fine, Clean Break, Natasha Betteridge
2005, Stage, Ensemble Cast, The Lion And The Jewel, Collective Artistes, Chuck Mike
2005, Stage, Minstrel, The Sleeping Beauty, The Young Vic/Barbican/New Victory/Broadway, Rufus Norris
2004, Stage, Emsemble Cast, Lip, The Shout, Emma Bernard
2004, Stage, Adumaadan (Andromache), Trojan Women - Women of Owu, Collective Artistes, Chuck Mike
2003, Stage, Minstrel, Sleeping Beauty, The Young Vic Theatre, Rufus Norris
2002, Stage, Ensemble Cast, Not the Love Story I Was Expecting, BAC, Helen Chadwick
2001, Stage, Iris/Cover + play Ariel, The Tempest, Royal Shakespeare Company, James MacDonald
1997, Stage, Ensemble Cast, Mourning Song, Black Mime Theatre Company, Denise Wong
1996, Stage, Maudie/Francine, Voyage In The Dark, The Sphinx, Sue Parish
1995, Stage, Cover + play Nell & Armelia, Ain't Misbehavin', Apollo Leisure/Barry Clayman, Gillian Gregory/Nick Kent
1994, Stage, Mary, Maskarade, Talawa Theatre Company, Yvonne Brewster
1994, Stage, Chiffon, Little Shop of Horrors, Paul Farrah Productions, Richard Lewis
1993, Stage, Belle, The Belle of Belfast City, Richmond Orange Tree Theatre, Dominic Hill
1992, Stage, Ensemble, Carmen Jones, Turnstyle Group Ltd, Simon Callow
2018, Stage, Dialect Coach, Nine Night, National Theatre, Roy Alexander Weise
2018, Stage, Voice & Dialect Coach, Leave Taking, Bush Theatre, Madani Younis
2016, Television, Dialect Coach (Cover), Poldark (S3), Mammoth Screen, Joss Agnew
2006, Television, Ellie Powell, Eastenders, BBC Television, Carl Neilson
2005, Television, Anna Hope, Judge John Deed, BBC Television, Adam Trotman
2003, Television, Shireen Taylor, Doctors, BBC Television, Terry Iland
2002, Television, Jazz Singer, The Cambridge Spies, BBC Television, Tim Fywell
1994, Television, Charmaine Clarkson, The Bill - Sleeping Dogs, Thames Television, Audrey Cook
1993, Television, Karen Logan, The Bill, Thames Television, Jeremy Silberston
2019, Television, Agnes, Small Axe, BBC, Steve McQueen
2014, Radio, Voice Over, Something Understood, BBC Radio 4, Natalie Steed
2014, Radio, Market Woman 2, Death & the King's Horseman, BBC Radio 3, Pauline Harris
2014, Radio, Singer, The Choir, BBC Radio 3, Moira Smiley
2006, Radio, Wonder Woman / Producer, The Ern & Vern Show, BBC Three Counties Radio
2004, Radio, Presenter, Roots, BBC Three Counties Radio
2003, Radio, Featured Singer, Solomon's Child, BBC Radio 4, Claire Grove
1993, Radio, Chloe, Telephone In The Deep Freeze, BBC Radio 4 Drama, Ned Chaillet
Short Film
2015, Short Film, Heather, Dates, QKDS Films, Andrew Anderson
2012, Short Film, Iona, The Followed, Cargo Collective, Zak Klein
2010, Documentary, Narrator/Voice Over, GoalMouth, The Africa Channel, Basi Akpabio
2008, Documentary, Music Director/Composer, Childsong, Chilldsong Project, Ruth Dupre
2015, Educational, Voice Tutor, MA Actors, Arts Educational Schools
2015, Educational, Voice Tutor, 1st Year BA Applied Theatre - Intro to Voice, Royal Central School of Speech & Drama
2014, Educational, Voice Tutor, 1st Year BA Actors - Voice Lesson (Cover), Guildhall School of Music & Drama
2014, Educational, Voice Tutor, MA Actors - 1:1 Voice Coaching, RADA
2014, Educational, Voice Tutor, BA Actors - 1:1 Voice Coaching, ALRA
2013, Educational, Voice Tutor, 2nd Year BA Actors - Ensemble Singing Tutor (cover), Guildhall School of Music & Drama
Further Credits
2016, Commercial, Dialect Coach (Cover), Dr Pepper, Smith & Jones Films, Ulf Johnasson
2014, Voice Over, Voice Over, Letter to Oprah, Marginal Voices, Caryne Chapman
2014, Event, Closing Ceremony Speaker, VASTA Conference, Voice And Speech Trainers Association, Jane Boston & Rena Cook
2014, Street Theatre, Production Voice Coach, HAMBA, Tiata Fahodzi, Lucian Msamati
2011, Concert, Backing Vocals, Songs in the Key of London, Greenwich Summer Sessions, Stephen Large - Musical Director
2010, Multimedia, Composer, Nanny Queen of the Maroons, Museum of London Docklands, Lynda Agard
2010, Promo, Marian Obiorah, Virtual Money Savings Card, People Create, Liz Margree
2009, Rehearsed Reading, Woman, Dirt, National Theatre Studios, Blanche McIntyre
2009, Rehearsed Reading, Justine, Jacques And His Master, The Young Vic, David Lan
2009, Workshop, Workshop Facilitator, A Capella Singing, The Grove Theatre, Dunstable, Hazel Holder
2002, Voice Over, Presenter, Various Government Videos, Schwops, Dave Brown/Maureen Brown
2000, Voice Over, Various, Voice-Overs A Practical Guide - Book, Bernard Graham Shaw, Bernard Graham Shaw


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
African-Eastern, African-West, American-African American, American-Southern States, American-Standard, Caribbean, Cockney, Irish-Northern, Irish-Southern, Italian, Lancashire, London*, Manchester, Nigerian, RP, South African, Yorkshire, Zimbabwean
(* = Native/Fluent)
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Alto*, Ballad*, Blues*, Folk Singing*, Jazz Singing*, Mezzo*, Mezzo-Soprano*, Opera, Swing Dance, Tap
Performance:Audio Drama, Musical Theatre, Physical Theatre, Presenting, Public Speaking, Radio Presenting, Recording Artist, Role Play, Singer-Professional, Story Telling, Voice Over
(* = highly skilled)
Athletics, Cycling, RollerSkating, Running*, Swimming, Tai Chi, Yoga*
Vehicle Licences:Car Driving Licence
Other Skills:Alexander Technique, Composer, Devising, Dialect Coach, English Diction Teacher (professional), Improvisation, Narration, Public Speaking Coach, Singing Teacher/Coach, Voice Coach (professional), Workshop Leader


MA Voice Studies - The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama.

British Voice Association - Accent Method