Spotlight: GRACE KIRBY


GRACE KIRBY by Tom Barker
Photo: Tom Barker
Phone: 0161-236 0827
Cumbria, England, United Kingdom
Height:5'1" (154cm)
Playing Age:50 - 70 years
Appearance:Mediterranean, White
Eye Colour:Blue
Hair Colour:Silver
Hair Length:Short
Voice Character:Serious
Voice Quality:Strong

About me:

Stage Television Film Educational Event Pantomime Music Video Musical
2019, Stage, The Ghost of the Lost Libraries, A Lit and Phil Carol, November Club, Cinzia Hardy
2019, Stage, Mrs Tredagar, THE GREEN SHIP - UK Tour, Librarian Theatre Company, Alexander Lass
2009, Stage, 1st wife, ensemble, The Maid of Buttermere, Theatre by the Lake, Keswick, Ian Forrest & Stefan Escreet
1996, Stage, Helen, Diamonds in your Pockets, Théâtre Sans Frontières, Sarah Kemp
1995, Stage, Slowly, ensemble, An Elephant Called Slowly, Dodgy Clutch Theatre Company, Ozzie Riley
1995, Stage, Narrator, puppeteer, The Tailor of Gloucester, Tethera Theatre, Grace Kirby & Ali McCaw
1994, Stage, The Princess, puppeteer, The Singing Ringing Tree, Tethera Theatre, Grace Kirby & Ali McCaw
1993, Stage, Little Girl, puppeteer, Without the Wood, Tethera Theatre, Grace Kirby & Ali McCaw
1987, Stage, Sally, Turning Over, Borderline Theatre, Morag Fullerton
1987, Stage, Lady Capulet, Romeo and Juliet, Brunton Theatre, Musselburgh
1987, Stage, Cordelia, Something in it for Cordelia, Brunton Theatre, Musselburgh
1986, Stage, Claire Clairmont, Blood and Ice, Winged Horse Touring Productions, John Carnegie
1986, Stage, Ensemble, The Cry of Spain, Winged Horse Touring Productions, John Carnegie
1985, Stage, Pilar, Carmen, The Play, Communicado Theatre, Gerry Mulgrew
1984, Stage, Ensemble, A Tropical Barn Dance, Communicado Theatre, Gerry Mulgrew
1990, Television, Widow, The Man from the Pru, BBC/Screen 2, Rob Rohrer
1989, Television, Nursery teacher, A View of Harry Clarke, BBC/The Play on One, Alastair Reid
1987, Television, Redhead, The Houseman's Tale, BBC Scotland, Alastair Reid
1987, Feature Film, Female Cenobite, Hellraiser, Cinemarque Entertainment BV, Film Futures, Rivdel, Clive Barker
1986, Feature Film, French teacher, Heavenly Pursuits, Channel 4 Films, Charles Gormley
2018, Educational, Dr Grimesby Roylott/Ensemble, The Speckled Band (R&D week), Théâtre Sans Frontières, John Cobb
2018, Event, Reader/Storyteller, Haunted, Demi-Paradise Productions, Stephen Tomlin
2019, Event, Reader/Storyteller, Haunted, Demi-Paradise Productions, Stephen Tomlin
1985, Pantomime, So-Shy, Aladdin, King's Theatre, City of Edinburgh Council, Stanley Pettigrew
Music Video
1984, Music Video, Girl, Forest Fire, Lloyd Cole & The Commotions, Rooster Films, Stuart Orme
2004, Musical, Ensemble, The Hired Man, Theatre by the Lake, Keswick, Ian Forrest


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
Central Scottish, Cumbrian, English-Standard, Glasgow, Lancashire*, Liverpool, RP, Yorkshire
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
A Cappella, Choral Singing, Mezzo-Soprano, Singing (general)
Performance:Mask, Physical Theatre, Role Play
Vehicle Licences:Car Driving Licence
Other Skills:Director, Drama Coach (professional), Drama Workshop Leader, Horticulture, Improvisation, Presentation Coach, Teacher (qualified)
Vocal Range:C3 to A5


Newcastle Polytechnic, BA in Creative Arts, 1978 - 1981

The Visual Narrative: physical theatre course with Trestle Theatre Company, 1993

Actors Who Can Sing - voice course with Helen Chadwick, International Workshop Festival, Derry, 1996

The Way of the Idiot – clowning/Commedia workshop with Told by An Idiot, Manchester Royal Exchange, 2015

RADA (Short course programme), Stanislavski: Physical Action, 2018