SOFIA ASIR by James Whitaker
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78 York Street, London W1H 1DP
Phone: 020 3478 9067
Phone: 001 323 556 4601
Location:London, United Kingdom
Height:5'5" (165cm)
Playing Age:16 - 29 years
Actual Age:24 years
Appearance:Hispanic, Middle Eastern, White
Eye Colour:Brown
Hair Colour:Dark Brown
Hair Length:Long
Voice Quality:Bright
Voice Character:Sincere


Currently appearing as a lead role in the series Citadel Folks as Sammoura, which is being aired on a daily basis all over the middle east on Abu Dhabi TV and Jordan TV channels.

Stage Television Short Film Film Web Series Voice Over Workshop Commercial Further Credits
2017, Stage, Anaya, Now Here & In Between, Jasad for training & research Performing, Mohammad Bani Hani
2016, Stage, Karen, Children's Hour, Lee Strasberg School, Lola Cohen
2015, Stage, Zong, The kids who Fell to the Earth, Edinburgh Science Festival, Craig McFarlane
2015, Stage, Schirazade, Salome, Theatre Libre, Kaitlin Argeaux
2015, Stage, Lady Widow, Today is my 100th Birthday, Dead Iconics
2015, Stage, Shahrazade, Battle Cry, Mas Productions, Jonathan Grieve
2014, Stage, Daughter, When the Bells Toll, Conference of Music on Stage, Robin Paley Yorke
2014, Stage, Activist, The Panoptican Illusion, Rose Theatre, Jonathan Grieve
2013, Stage, Daughter, Out Of the Darkness, Samuel Beckett, Andy Crook
2012, Stage, Irena, Three Sisters by Anton Chekhov, Rose Theatre, Luis Campos
2017, Television, Akka Khoury, Silent Witness 20, BBC, Stewart Svaasand
2017, Television, Samoura, Citadel Folks, ISee Media, Eyad Nahhas
2017, Television, Asayel, Shawg, ISEE Media, Muhammad Lutfi
2016, Television, Nadine, Asfoureyyeh, Alyaseer Productions on Roya TV series, Ahmad Alyaseer
2016, Television, Rose, Haron, Diyar Media Studios MBC, Firas Alqam
2017, Television, Tina, My American Neighbour, Mas Productions Jordan, Sandra Kawar
2017, Television, Asmaa, A Thousand & One Dreams, Lesan Media Productions, Firas Alqam
Short Film
2017, Short Film, Ain, Darb, Independant, Abdelrahman Halawani
2017, Short Film, Salma, Closet, Jordan international Film Festival, Obada Damoor
2016, Short Film, Zara, Forward Station, BFI Sci Fi 48hour Challenge, Eugenio Triana
2016, Short Film, Helen, The Big Sleep, London Film School, Sebastien Wielemans
2016, Short Film, Salma, Salma, Met Film School, Sarah Khoja
2016, Short Film, Kat, The Holt, Independent, Darragh Carey
2016, Short Film, Angela, Scene- American Beauty, London Film School, Sunny Huss
2016, Short Film, Wife, The Composer, Ealing Studios, Raj Rattu
2015, Short Film, Salma, Red Rose, SAE, Ahmad Jaradat
2015, Short Film, Aisha, The Anklet, New York Film Academy, Latifa Mismar
2018, Short Film, Samar, Moderately Satisfied, Imagenation Production Company, Hind Anabtawi
2017, Feature Film, Shams, The Morning in Night, Fajrouna Production, Naji Salameh
2017, Feature Film, Alex, If Something Happens, ThirtyThreePictures, Rajiv Whabi
Web Series
2017, Web Series, Amira, Street of the good (Khierallah Street), Fal Art Production Company, Ramy Delshad
Voice Over
2016, Voice Over, sister, Gateway, Cheap as Chips (Part of the Sound Company Studios)
2016, Workshop, Masha, Chekhov Workshop, Sandglass Productions, Jo Blatchley
2015, Workshop, Performer, Performance Art Laboratory, Mas Productions, Jonathan Grieve
2016, Commercial, Woman, Sajeda, MEA Productions, Anton Demerjian
Further Credits
2017, Documentary, Sofia, Land Rover Discovery, The Imaginarium Films, Nizar Sfair


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
Arab, English-Standard, Irish-Southern, Lancashire, London, Middle Eastern, Multicultural London English (MLE)
(* = Native/Fluent)
Arabic*, English*, Spanish
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Belly Dancing*, Capoeira*, Dance (general), Singing (general)
Performance:Laban Training, Meisner Technique, Physical Theatre, Strasberg Technique, Theatre In Education, Underwater Filming, Voice Over
(* = highly skilled)
Horse-riding, Martial Arts
Other Skills:Devising, Performance Artist, Reiki, Translator, Workshop Leader (Acting)


Rose Bruford College, European Theatre Arts, 3 years, 2012-2015

Lee Strasberg Institute Acting, short course New York, 2016

Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music & Dance, summer intensive course, 2014

Erasmus trained at Real Escuela Superior Del Arte Dramatico. Acting school Madrid - Spain, 2014

University of Arts London Central Saint Martins. Acting summer course, 2011