LOLA MAY by Ross Ferguson
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7 Cornwall Road, Edmonton, London N18 2QN
Phone: 07961 174149
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Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Greater Manchester, England, United Kingdom
Aberdeen City, Scotland, United Kingdom
Height:5'5" (165cm)
Weight:9st. (57kg)
Playing Age:18 - 28 years
Appearance:African-American, Black-Caribbean, Mixed Race
Eye Colour:Brown
Voice Character:Intimate
Voice Quality:Melodious


Lola May will be playing in Three Sisters, a new play by Inua Ellams after Chekhov, directed by Nadia Fall at The Royal National Theatre,

Stage Film Television Recording Workshop Further Credits
2019, Stage, Narrator, 1991 (Part of Africa Utopia), Southbank Centre, Chibundu Onuzo
2018, Stage, Writer & Performer, Shamrocks & Sugar, Origin Arts UK, Rachel Victor-Sampson
2018, Stage, Mandela/Soprano, Water, Bread and Salt (Tour), Tangle Theatre Company, Anna Coombs
2018, Stage, Actress & Writer, The Therapy Chronicles, Bread & Roses Theatre, Lola May (Movement & Direction)
2017, Stage, Rosetta Lawson, A Scholar and A Statesman, Black Oxford, Pamela Roberts / Carol Leeming
2017, Stage, Internet Chimera & Vocalist, #Haters (UK Tour) by Emiglia Teglia, New Diorama/Cast Doncaster/Odd Eyes Theatre, Emilia Teglia, Barbara Diana (MD)
2016, Stage, Marguerite, Blown Youth by Dipika Guha, New Wimbledon Studio Theatre, Dominic Cooper
2016, Stage, Spoken Word Actress, In Honour of Us, Canal Café Theatre, Lenea Herew
2016, Stage, Woman, Everything By My Side by Fernandio Rubio, Southbank Centre / Latitude Festival / LIFT, Fernando Rubio
2016, Stage, Florence, Poof! by Lynn Nottage, Albany Theatre, Olorunfemi Fagunwa
2015, Stage, Ebony (Lead), Black Attack by Tristan Fynn-Aiduenu, Bush Theatre/Artistic Directors of the Future, Tessa Hart
2014, Stage, Abefe (Gregor's Sister), Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka, Barons Court Theatre, Nick Pelas
2014, Stage, Miranda (US)/Juno, The Tempest (Tour), Oxford Chamber Theatre, Arthur Kincaid, Ayse Tashkiran (Movement)
2019, Film, Ella/Muse, #Haters by Emilia Teglia, Take Cover Films/Odd Eyes, Tristan Shepherd
2018, Film, Nya's Mum, His House, New Regency Pictures, Remi Weekes
2018, Film, Celeste (Lead), Fir, I Witnessed Images, Francesco Bori
2018, Film, Hestia, Ambigram, NuWave Pictures, Rikki Henry
2017, Film, Annabel/Syrah, The S-Word, Mind Charity, Jonny Pert
2017, Film, Camille, Fear, Mungos Films, Stephan Erdman
2016, Film, Temiwa, Stash, Just Jazz Visuals, HKB FiNN
2016, Film, Lady Death (Lead), Oh, Lady be good, Nemesis Productions, Kosmo W. Crocco
2016, Film, Dodger (Lead), Forward Station, BFI 48-hr Film Festival/1863 Films, Eugenio Triana
2015, Film, Actress (Lead), The Cusp of Your Credenza (Official Selection IFFR), Anita Delaney
2014, Film, Adele (Lead), Cyclum (Story by Lola May), LMR Films, Rainer Niermann
2014, Film, Isabel, The Siren, MA Bournemouth University, Nor Hazlin Binti Nor Salam
2018, Television, Mrs Hassan, Informer (S1 Ep 2), Neal Street Productions/BBC1, Jonny Campbell
2017, Television, Court Clerk, Daniel Morgan (S1 Ep1), Channel 4/Indefinite Films, Bruce Goodison
2017, Television, Maths Tutor, Codebreaker, Discovery Science/Atari Media Productions
2016, Television, Session Singer, Britain Today Tonight (#1.1), Channel 4, Kayvan Novak
2016, Television, Saidat (Lead), Lodgers - Pilot (Best Short 2016 AFRIFF Globe Awards), ECinema'Live, Keni Ogunlola
2017, Recording, Top Soprano/High Alto Singer, Nancy (Feature Film) Soundtrack, Mental Pictures/Soundtree Music, Christina Choe, Peter Raeburn
2016, Recording, Backing Vocalist, John Galea EP Launch, Zamna Media, John Galea
2019, Workshop, Actor, Movement Masterclass, The Mono Box, Struan Leslie
2019, Workshop, Actor - Text and Movement, Three Sisters by Inua Ellams After Chekhov, National Theatre Studio, Nadia Fall & Polly Bennett (Movement)
2019, Workshop, Actor, Performance/Motion Capture, Imaginarium Studios/Haymarket Masterclass, Andy Serkis
2018, Workshop, Actor / Poet, One Hundred Trillion, The Dot Collective, Laura Harling, Maja Milatovic-Ovadia
2018, Workshop, Semi-Finalist, BBC Radio Drama Norman Beaton Fellowship (NBF), BBC Radio, BBC
2018, Workshop, Chorus, MAMMOTH The Musical, BEAM/Theatre Royal Stratford East, Carrie Cracknell, Matthew Herbert (MD)
2018, Workshop, Actress, Timon of Athens, Equity WSW, Simon Godwin
2018, Workshop, Actor/Deviser, We Are British, Saikat Ahamed
2017, Workshop, Chorus of Chambermaids, Civilisation (and its Discontents), MCH/Blank Productions, Mark C. Hewitt
2016, Workshop, Actress, The Duchess of Malfi, The Actors Centre, Joe Hill-Gibbins
2016, Workshop, Performer, Movement, The Globe Education Studios, Simone Coxall
2015, Workshop, Internet Chimera & Vocalist, #Haters, Odd Eyes Theatre, Emilia Teglia, Barbara Diana (MD)
Further Credits
2019, Rehearsed Reading, Dembe, Asylum Monologues, Ice and Fire, Seb Aguirre
2018, Corporate, Charlie Mason (Footballer), Met Day One Roleplay, London Metropolitan Police, Michael Brown Associates
2017, Rehearsed Reading, Rosetta Lawson, A Scholar & A Statesman by Pamela Roberts, Black Oxford/Attenborough Arts Centre, Carol Leeming
2016, Rehearsed Reading, Social Worker/Nurse, Patience is a Delicate Little (Thing), Talawa Studio Firsts/Arcola Lab, Kalungi Ssebandeke
2016, Site Specific, Singer/Performer, 100 Years of Royal College of Nursing, Museums at Night, Peter Liversidge, Esmeralda Conde Ruiz
2016, Site Specific, Singer/Ensemble, Nils Frahm's - Possibly Colliding: Icelandic Choral Piece, The Barbican, Peter Liversidge
2015, Musical, Case 2012 (Lead), Illegals the Game Show, Divergent Theatre/Waterloo East Theatre, Roman Berry
2015, Site Specific, Hijab Performer, Show Me Edgware Road by Rajha Shakiry, Rich Mix, Mojisola Adebayo
2015, Educational, Jessica (Lead), Moving On, OCR (Oxford, Cambridge and RSA Examinations), Karl Bevis
2014, Site Specific, Speaker One, Prosopopoeia:Manual:Hand:Book, Assembly Passage, Ilona Sagar
2014, Site Specific, Tour Guide/Street Photographer, Ruby Street, UnSpun London, Kim Gavin, Richard Corgan
2014, Site Specific, Tenor Acapella Singer, Hunky Bluff - Serpentine Gallery Park Nights, Serpentine Gallery, Lina Lapelyte


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
African-Eastern, American-African American, American-Southern States, American-Standard, Arab, Cockney, English-Standard*, Essex, French, Ghanaian, Jamaican, Mid-Atlantic, Multicultural London English (MLE), Nigerian, Pidgin, RP, South African
(* = Native/Fluent)
Arabic, English*, French, Yoruba
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
A Cappella*, African Dance-Traditional*, Alto, Choral Singing*, Classical Singing*, Coloratura soprano, Contemporary Dance, Contemporary Singing*, Drums-African*, Folk Singing*, Gospel Singing*, Guitar, Harmony Singing*, Jazz Singing, Mezzo-Soprano, Opera, Sight-Reading, Soprano*, Top Soprano*, Ukulele
Performance:Actor-Singer, Audio Books, Autocue trained/experienced, Comedy, Green Screen, Immersive Performance, Interviewer (experienced), Meisner Technique, Motion Capture, Physical Theatre, Poetry Reading, Presenting, Radio Drama, Story Telling, Verbatim Theatre, Voice Acting, Voice Over
(* = highly skilled)
Cycling*, Horse-riding, Ice Skating, Pilates*, RollerSkating*, Swimming*, Yoga
Other Skills:Ambidextrous, Chess, DBS (CRB) clearance, Devising, Filmmaker, Hand Modelling, Improvisation, Mathematician (qualified), Narration, Photography, Puppetry, Waiting Staff (experience), Writer